So this will be my first build and I appreciate any insight i can get. Im looking on building a pc for my work, predominantly architecture. (3d software, rendering, walkthroughs, photo editing)
Approximate Purchase Date: the closer the better
Budget Range: out the door (1,000-1,200)
System Usage from Most to Least Important: 3d Architecture software (Revit, Rhino, Max, grasshopper) Rendering, Walkthroughs, photo editing, surfing, movies and music, maybe gaming.
Parts Not Required: monitor
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: no preference, other than it being all from the same site
Country: US,New York
Parts Preferences: I would like it to have a 120 ssd for programs and OS to run off of (fyi: OS I will receive from my school so this is NOT included in the price) plus 1tb harddrive for primary storage, also im looking on upgrading to a bluray.
SLI or Crossfire: dont even know what this is.
Monitor Resolution: I should mention I plan on running dual monitors for multitasking. Not sure what would be best, this will come later
I've seen some decent builds for 1,000 on toms, custompcreview, and newegg but these r technically for gaming so before i purchase something like those I wanted to get some outside advice..
Also my current desktop is the old Dell e310. 6+ yrs old. Looking on Dells website you can get what looks to be a pretty robust system for the price point I'm looking at. XPS 8500 media desktop. Very decent specs i-7 3rd gen, 12gb ram, nvidia graphics, 1tb... Why is it people i talk to say "trust me build your own". overall I have no complaints with my old dell and I gotta say they have pretty attractive deals...