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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAdvice needed: First Build - Budget Gaming PC (inc. FX-8320 + MSI GTX760 - OR - R9 280) Forum SolvedFirst PC build, needed advice. Intel or AMD Forum SolvedI am building my first PC, some advice on hardware for gaming is needed...? Forum SolvedFirst Ever Gaming PC Build Advice is Needed Please! Forum SolvedAdvice needed for first build for a upgradable gaming/photo editing PC Forum FIRST BUILD, GAMING PC $1700 BUDGET! How can I make the most out of my money? PRO ADVICE NEEDED!!! Forum SolvedFirst Time building a budget Gaming PC [Around $500] Advice needed please! Forum SolvedBuilding my first PC (Gaming) advice needed Forum Advice Needed On a First Time Gaming PC Build Forum First PC build, needed advice. Forum First time building gaming pc. Help advice needed Forum First time PC build, advice needed Forum First PC Build, advice needed. Forum First PC build help. Mid budget. Advice and suggestions needed. Forum $2100 Gaming/Multimedia PC Build (My first time => Advice needed) Forum SolvedNeed Advice on My first PC build Forum First Build, Advice needed, Gaming PC Forum Some advice needed on my first PC Gaming Build? Forum SolvedFirst pc build, need some advice Forum Advice needed in building My First Gaming PC(India). Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !