First Build: CAD, 3D Modeling, Rendering <$2000 Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: September 9, 2013 5:40 AM in Systems Share sarch316 August 31, 2012 12:19:26 AM Hi, I’m an architecture student, and I would like to build my first computer. I have been doing research but I understand I sill have a lot to learn. Any help is greatly appreciated. Budget Range: $1750 - $2000 (After Rebates) System Usage from Most to Least Important: CAD, 3D Modeling, Architectural Renderings, and Internet browsing. Parts Not Required: None Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg, but I'm open to suggestions Country: US Parts Preferences: No Preference Overclocking: Not right now, because I don't know that much about it. However I may consider it in the future. SLI or Crossfire: No Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 CPU - Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I73770K Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core $ 339.99 HD - Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) $ 109.99 GPU - PNY VCQ2000D-PB Quadro 2000D 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 Workstation Video Card PNY VCQ2000D-PB Quadro 2000D 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 Workstation Video Card 429.00 RAM - G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-16GXM G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 99.00 MB - ASUS P8Z77-V LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard ASUS P8Z77-V LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard 179.99 Case - Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel 69.99 PS - CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650M 650W ATX12V v2.31 / EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Semi Modular High Performance Power Supply CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650M 650W 109.99 Disk - ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM ASUS 24X DVD Burner $ 16.99 HDD - Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AARX 750GB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AARX 750GB 88.00 Monitor - ASUS VW246H Glossy Black 24" 2ms(GTG) HDMI Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 ASCR 20000:1 (1000:1) Built-in Speakers ASUS VW246H Glossy Black 24" 199.99 Keyboard - Logitech K270 Black 8 Function Keys USB RF Wireless Standard Keyboard Logitech K270 29.99 I will be using this machine with programs such as AutoCAD Maya 3Ds Max Revit Rhino V-ray Adobe Suite I really appreciate any advice and suggestions. Thank you very much for your help. More about : build cad modeling rendering 2000 sarch316 August 31, 2012 4:31:36 PM Hi, any feedback would be greatly appreciated. I am trying to see if this build would work. m 0 l apower101 September 9, 2013 5:40:06 AM don't get the quadro. get a gtx, more vram m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMy first desktop build for 3d modeling/rendering under $1300 Forum SolvedFirst time build for 3d modeling & rendering, please help Forum SolvedBest laptop for 3d modeling rendering cad n ps below £1000 Forum Solved3D modelling / rendering new build. Budget $1500 - $2000 CAN Forum First 3D Modeling/Rendering Build Forum First build for 3D modeling/rendering workstation Forum Solved3D Modeling/Rendering/CAD Station for Architectural Design Forum First Workstation Build for CAD and Rendering around $2000 Forum Solved3D Modeling / Rendering + Gaming System Configuration in $2000 / Rs. 1,20,000 INR (JULY,2013) Forum Rendering / 3d Modeling Computer for $2000 Forum SolvedLooking for Laptop for 3d Modelling Rendering and CAD Forum $2000-$3000 Workstation for 3D Anatomical CAD modeling and analysis. Forum best system for 3D Modeling / Rendering (3ds max + sketchup) with 2000 $ help me plz??? Forum SolvedI need help building a computer. I have $5,500, 3D animation/rendering/Auto-CAD/I own all Adobe products. Forum Solved3d Modeling and Rendering Budget Build Forum SolvedBuild for CAD, 3ds Max, Photoshop, Sketchup, 3d rendering etc. Forum SolvedCAD/Rendering/Design Computer Build ideally below $2000AUD? Forum Expertise needed: Desktop build for 3d modeling/rendering/video/graphics use Forum SolvedNew build for 3d modeling and rendering Forum The best laptop for architecture (3d modelling, rendering, cad programs) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !