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Hi,guys

I plan to build a new computer for my office, and i work on CG stuff.
this are the part i plan to buy:

CPU:Intel core i 7 2600k
Mobo:Asus p8p67a Pro
GPU: nvidia GTX560 x2 (sli)
Ram: 4G 1600mhz (overclocked)
Harddisk:1TB 7200mhz
Psu: corsair 750W
Case:master cooler HAF-912

my budget is 1700$, any suggestion guys?
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post #2 of 12
An office computer with a HAF 912? Go for a less-flashy case, like http://www.ncixus.com/products/?sku=53537 (can't get it on newegg, and their site is down right now.) Also, a quiet, efficient PSU would be ideal. IE: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817116011&cm_re=hale90-_-17-116-011-_-Product or http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151087&Tpk=seasonic%20x-750

Also, since DDR3 is cheap right now, go for 8 gigs of RAM.

Enjoy.
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post #3 of 12
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An office computer with a HAF 912? Go for a less-flashy case, like http://www.ncixus.com/products/?sku=53537 (can't get it on newegg, and their site is down right now.) Also, a quiet, efficient PSU would be ideal. IE: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-011-_-Product or http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...asonic%20x-750

Also, since DDR3 is cheap right now, go for 8 gigs of RAM.

Enjoy.
Thanks for the RAM Advice.
About the pc case i want a good airflow case, and i'm not into client reception. i'm more into production stuff,but thanks for the advice.
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post #4 of 12
Are you planning on using the stock cooler? Since your getting the k cpu you might as well get an aftermarket cooler and overclock it.
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post #5 of 12
I'd pick up a SSD and a nice CPU cooler.
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post #6 of 12
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Are you planning on using the stock cooler? Since your getting the k cpu you might as well get an aftermarket cooler and overclock it.
i would like to buy a good cooler, but i don't know how to choose coolers...
any suggestion ?
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i would like to buy a good cooler, but i don't know how to choose coolers...
any suggestion ?
It depends on your noise tolerance. If you want a beefy air cooler a Noctua NH-D14 or Thermalright Silver Arrow will be great. If you want something quieter and leave more space for RAM, then something like a H50/H60/H70 or Antec Kuhler 620/920 are pretty good.
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post #8 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mysteryboy View Post
Hi,guys

I plan to build a new computer for my office, and i work on CG stuff.
this are the part i plan to buy:

CPU:Intel core i 7 2600k
Mobo:Asus p8p67a Pro
GPU: nvidia GTX560 x2 (sli)
Ram: 4G 1600mhz (overclocked)
Harddisk:1TB 7200mhz
Psu: corsair 750W
Case:master cooler HAF-912

my budget is 1700$, any suggestion guys?
no need for an i7 2600k,
better u get i5 2500k,
its more than enough,
sli on an office build!!
Wow man!!
I think 2x hd6950 crossfire would be more powerful for the same price...

Cooler- antec kuhler 920
Hope u like my suggestion
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post #9 of 12
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Originally Posted by Aniket View Post
no need for an i7 2600k,
better u get i5 2500k,
its more than enough,
sli on an office build!!
Wow man!!
I think 2x hd6950 crossfire would be more powerful for the same price...

Cooler- antec kuhler 920
Hope u like my suggestion
Thanks for the comment, but Video CG are very heavy and nvidia support it better
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post #10 of 12
why not get a workstation graphics card?
Nvidia Quadro?

video/graphics? i would think it's also CPU intensive...
probably better off with a 1366 socket and an i7 970 or extremes... more cores/threads faster rendering

*edit... didn't look at your budget... kinda hard to go 900x or quadro with it
Edited by 808MP5 - 5/5/11 at 10:24am
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