First PC build advice needed Tags: New Build Systems Last response: December 27, 2011 4:02 AM in Systems Share rykoehn December 26, 2011 4:09:53 PM Hello- I am going to build a PC for 3D modeling and rendering, mostly in Rhino with Vray. I also use a lot of Photoshop and Illustrator as well as AutoCAD. My budget is around $1000-1200. Approximate Purchase Date: within a couple days Budget Range: $1000-1200 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Rendering, 3D modeling, Entertainment Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Tiger Direct, MicroCenter, Newegg Country: US Parts Preferences: intel Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: Not Sure Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 __________________________________________________________ So far I have this list of parts (all from TigerDirect except the case): Case: NZXT Technologies Source 210 Computer Case Processor: Intel Core i7-950 Quad Core, 8MB L3 Cache, 1MB MotherBrd: ASUS Sabertooth X58 Motherboard - LGA 1366 Graphics Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Cores FTW Video Card - 1280MB, GDDR5 RAM: Corsair XMS3 Desktop Memory Kit - 12GB (3x 4GB) DDR3 Cooling: Ultra ChillTec Black Overclocking CPU Cooler - LGA 775/1366 Hard Drive: Hitachi 0F10383 Deskstar 7K1000.C Hard Drive - 1TB Power Supply: Ultra LSP650 650-Watt Power Supply OS: Windows 7 Pro Optic Drive: Sony Optiarc AD7280S-OB 24x DVDRW Drive I am looking for advice on compatibility and any valuable substitutions. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! More about : build advice needed rykoehn December 27, 2011 4:02:33 AM If any one has any criticism on these parts, I would love to hear something. Anything at all really.... -Thanks. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumFirst PC Build - Advice Needed ForumFirst ever build , advice needed please ForumFirst Build , Office PC . Advice Needed ForumBuilding my first gaming pc needed some advice ForumFirst PC build need advice ! ForumFirst PC Build , Advice Needed ForumFirst Gaming Build - Advice Needed ! ForumFirst PC build*ADVICE NEEDED * ForumFirst -time build of HTPC/Office PC , advice needed ! ForumFirst Time Build ( Advice needed thanks !) ForumNeed advice on First PC Build ForumAdvice needed on my first Pc build ForumFirst build ! || Advice /compatability checks needed ! ForumNeed advice for first PC build ForumNew and first gaming Build advice needed ! ForumCpu/Gpu/Motherboard Suggestion ForumFirst PC Build, Advice Needed ForumBaby's first computer build, advice needed ForumNew Gaming Build - Advice Needed On First Build ForumFirst PC Build - Advice Needed More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !