Workstation/gaming/rendering thoughts! Tags: Prebuilt Systems Last response: September 6, 2012 8:29 PM in Systems Share IsoNumatic September 6, 2012 2:43:12 AM Hi There! new to the forums but have been browsing for some time now. i wanted to get some remarks on a computer i just built for me so here it goes Case: NZXT Phantom white Mother Board: ASUS Z8NA-D6C Dual LGA 1366 Sound Card: ASUS MIO-AUDIO 888 MIO Sound Card CPU: 2-Intel Xeon E5606 Westmere-EP 2.13GHz (aka 2 quad core = 8 core total ) CPU Cooler: 2- Intel BXSTS100A Active heat sink with fixed fan Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 24GB (6 x 4GB) Hard Drive: Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX 1TB 7200 RPM SSD: SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-120G-G25 2.5" 120GB GPU: Galaxy 56NPH6HS4IXX GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) GC 2GB 256-bit DVD Burner: Asus Power Supply: APEVIA ICEBERG ATX-IB680W-GN 680W ATX12V Wireless: Rosewill RNX-N600UBE USB 2.0 Wireless Dual Band Adapter Extra Fans: 2- NZXT 200 mm BLUE LED fan Total ~ $1700 Just wanted to get some remarks about this build. I personally love it and since it was my first build it was alot of fun putting it together. please comment! More about : workstation gaming rendering thoughts allanitomwesh September 6, 2012 8:17:19 PM Westmere isn't a very exciting build honestly,that's some aged tech. Hope you need the processing power,because it's a poor gaming rig. FinneousPJ September 6, 2012 8:29:36 PM There exists a dual LGA 2011 motherboard but I'm not sure you could fit that into a $1700 budget. For a workstation I think yours is a pretty good build. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHigh End Intel gaming PC build (I5 4690+gtx 770) Need thoughts and help Forum SolvedAbout to finalize the ordering process. Thoughts? Forum SolvedYour thoughts on the Cooler Master Hyper TX3 EVO CPU Cooler Forum SolvedNew Computer, Thoughts? Forum SolvedPC Build thoughts? Forum SolvedFinal Thoughts on My PC Build Forum Solvedcorsair case 230t or SPEC 02? your thoughts Forum SolvedThoughts on my final PC build Forum SolvedBUYING THIS COMPUTER- Any thoughts? suggestions? possible problems? Forum SolvedBuying new rig thoughts?? Forum SolvedThoughts on this build Forum SolvedThoughts and/or opinions on my build Forum SolvedThoughts on my 4690k overclock - safe enough to keep going? Forum SolvedThoughts on my PC? Forum SolvedThoughts on this AMD system upgrade? Forum SolvedThoughts on a new GPU AUD$ 400-450 Forum SolvedX99 Thoughts and questions. Forum SolvedGive me your thoughts and ideas on my build Forum SolvedThoughts on the r9-290 Forum SolvedThoughts on my PC? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !