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 Reply to sarch316 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. Reply to sarch316 apower101 September 9, 2013 5:40:06 AM don't get the quadro. get a gtx, more vram Reply to apower101 Ask the community Post an answer Related resources: Forum$3000 3D modeling/rendering workstation (ADVICE NEEDED) ForumNew System Build for 3d modeling and CAD ForumGaming/3d modeling , texturing rig 1500- 2000 CAD Forum[New Build ] For 3D Modeling/Rendering need feedback ForumFirst Workstation Build for CAD and Rendering around $ 2000 ForumNEWBIE HERE! MOBO and GPU ?'s for a 3D modeling/rendering i7 build Forum[New Build ] Beginner looking for 3D modeling/rendering hardware ForumBuilding my computer for 3d rendering and modeling ForumSystem for CAD and Rendering ForumAdvice for newbie 1st built com for mainly on 3d modeling and rendering . Forum1200$ turbo cad 3d rendering machine ForumFINAL CHECK $3600 CAD +3D MODELING BUILD ForumDoes this build look good for CAD and 3D Rendering ? Forum~$ 2000 Archaeology Lab PC for ArcGIS/3D Modeling Forum3D CAD Card vs Gaming Card ForumArchitecture Student 1,300$ Build for Rendering/CAD /Photoshop ForumPlease review new day trading system with 6 monitors ForumFirst Build, Compatibility Check ForumFirst time build Forum[Solved] First build don't know what i'm doing More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !