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May 6, 2012 4:44:00 AM

Hello everyone, I'm going to buy this setup tomorrow, these settings will work for 3d animations or modeling like 3ds max, maya, or other apps? Do I need any additional fans for this setup like a water cooling system?

IN WIN Dragon Rider Black 1.0 - 0.8mm SECC Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

MSI N570GTX Twin Frozr III PE/OC GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply

CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CML16GX3M4A1600C9B

ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 BX80623I72600K

Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

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May 6, 2012 4:49:47 AM

For those apps, don't get a gaming GPU. Get one of those Quadro or FirePro cards.
May 6, 2012 5:45:51 AM

Although professional cards do provide greater performance for 3d rendering, they usually have a price tag to match! As long as the software is comparable with the gaming GPU, the GTX 570 should be a well rounded cheaper alternative.
May 6, 2012 5:58:14 AM

Ok, so I'm guessing I'm pretty much set right? Do I even need a water cooling system or is that optional for this setup? I don't want to be expierancing any cpu overheating or other components. Any more opinions before I make this final purchase?