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Old March 5, 2011, 06:30 PM
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Hello.

I am in the process of buying the various parts of my new PC. Its main use will be work related, I work in the animation industry, specifically as a modeling and texturing artist.

So my build is focusing on getting work done as quick as possible. In this case that would be rendering out the images that I need as quick as I can.

So here is the parts list.


intel 970
intel 510 series 120gb SSD
12 gb Mushkin silverline stiletto pc3-10666 9-9-9-24
Corsair HX 850W
Asus Sabertooth X58
Corsair H70 water cooling
WD Caviar Black 2tb
Nvidia 560TI, 570, 6950 or 6970
Silverstone FT02B or Corsair 700D


Currently I am debating getting 12 or 24 gigs of ram, as well as the choices of video card and case.

As far as the processor I am contemplating that one as well, the main reason I want the hexacore is because I can get it off of kijiji for 450 or so.

Any input would be great and very helpful.

Thanks.
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Old March 5, 2011, 06:45 PM
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The EVGA 560 TI superclocked is on sale at "Ncix" Fore 229 $ free shipping.
Maybe a SSD fore a windows drive ?
If you stick with 2 GB black then a 2 TB Green or black fore back ups and storage.
Do you plan to overclock at all. If yes some faster Ram Maybe.

The Cuda cores on Nvidia cards help alot with renders.
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Old March 5, 2011, 07:09 PM
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I am looking at getting the new Intel 510 SSD for my windows drive.

Ill check out the 560 you recommended, at 229 it seems like a great deal!
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Old March 5, 2011, 07:24 PM
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Click pirate banner 3/4 doun in page. NCIX.com - Buy EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti Superclocked Fermi 900MHZ 1024MB GDDR5 2XDVI Mini-HDMI PCI-E Video Card - eVGA - 01G-P3-1563-AR - in Canada

Are you likely to water cool? if yes 700D

H70 NCIX.com - Buy Corsair Cooling Hydro Series H70 High Performance CPU Cooler System LGA775 1366 1156 AM2 AM3 - Corsair - CWCH70 - in Canada


If you spend a 1000 $ at NCix you can get free ground shipping fore a year fore 2$
Click pirate banner and it is at the top of page. Hope it is still in efect :)

Edit : NCIX.com - Buy Corsair Obsidian Series 650D Mid-Tower Case ATX 4X5.25 6X3.5INT USB USB3.0 1394 Fan Ctrl No PS - Corsair - CC650DW - in Canada

Hot swap bay on top of case :)
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Old March 5, 2011, 07:50 PM
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Thanks for the links, unfortunately i missed out on the 700d and 560ti for the sale prices.
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