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AE C4D workstation
Jun 26, 2012, 7:52 PM
Veteran motion graphics artist, über-rookie pc builder, seriously thinking of jumping in the Mac-deserters bandwagon and while at it why not build my own custom workstation...
I'll mainly be using the most recent versions of After Effects and Cinema 4D for 2D/3D animation, no video editing, no gaming. Basically looking for the ultimate rendering speed/price ratio.
Here's my first attempt at parts picking, please feel free to point at any incompatibilities, obsolescences, plain absurdities or maybe apply a validation stamp.
Thanks for your input.
CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K 3.2GHz 6-Core
MB: Asus P9X79 PRO ATX LGA2011
RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws Z Series 32GB (8 x 4GB) DDR3-1866
Video Card: GeForce GTX 680 2GB
HD: 2x OCZ Agility 3 SATA III 120GB SSD (I already got those so I might use them unless really not recommended)
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 SE2011
Case: NZXT Switch 810 (White) ATX
PSU: Corsair 750W ATX12V / EPS12V
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Jun 27, 2012
Jun 27, 2012, 12:20 AM
Looks good to me!
Jun 27, 2012, 2:06 PM
Thanks popatim, seems like I did my homeworks right.
I was also wondering if the total noob I am could handle overclocking without risking to fry up his investment and would I get a significant speed gain?
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Jul 7, 2012, 1:24 AM
Best answer selected by facette.
Jul 7, 2012, 2:40 AM
over clocking a k series chip is easy and plenty of guides exist on here and the net.
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