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Workbench system build, budget: 15,000

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November 19, 2012 2:51:48 AM

Here's my system, it will be used for heavy 3d animation and design.


Case: COOLER MASTER COSMOS II RC-1200-KKN1-320
CPU: Intel Xeon E5-2690 Sandy Bridge-EP 2.9GHz-2050
2nd CPU: Intel Xeon E5-2690 Sandy Bridge-EP 2.9GHz-2050
Mobo: EVGA Classified SR-2-560
Ram: G.SKILL Ripjaws Z Series 64GB-600
Hdd: Western Digital RE WD4000FYYZ 4TB 7200 RPM-480
2nd hdd: Western Digital RE WD4000FYYZ 4TB 7200 RPM-480
Ssd: OCZ Vertex 4 512 gb-630
Gpu: AMD 100 - 505632 FirePro W9000 6GB 384-bit crossfire-6800

Any suggestions would be great thanks!

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November 19, 2012 2:59:12 AM
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For that much? Get a Quadro 6000. Also make sure you get your hard drives in raid. Don't know much about workstation builds, but I do know a bit. And you can't put that much memory on that mobo. Double check everything to make sure it's compatible.
November 19, 2012 3:06:02 AM

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November 19, 2012 5:14:08 AM

CheesyHotDogPuff said:
For that much? Get a Quadro 6000. Also make sure you get your hard drives in raid. Don't know much about workstation builds, but I do know a bit. And you can't put that much memory on that mobo. Double check everything to make sure it's compatible.


Wait - a Quaddro 6000?? Why not get the new K5000? It's Keppler based, handles multiple monitors with relative ease, and uses less power than the 6000 does. RAID leaves a lot more room for failure than a traditional HD setup does.
November 19, 2012 5:23:47 AM

^With you on the Keppler based chip, but only RAID 0 does that. For a workstation, you go big with RAID 5 or 1-0
November 19, 2012 6:59:59 PM

g-unit1111 said:
Wait - a Quaddro 6000?? Why not get the new K5000? It's Keppler based, handles multiple monitors with relative ease, and uses less power than the 6000 does. RAID leaves a lot more room for failure than a traditional HD setup does.

Your right, a K5000 is probably better then a Quadro 6000. Also for the builder, I recommend not getting a ocz ssd. Samsung or crucial for an ssd.
November 19, 2012 8:06:59 PM

CheesyHotDogPuff said:
Your right, a K5000 is probably better then a Quadro 6000. Also for the builder, I recommend not getting a ocz ssd. Samsung or crucial for an ssd.


I have a Vertex 4 and it's fine. No problems whatsoever. I wouldn't get anything else though.
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