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tomorow i will call frozen cpu and will post what they tell me and see what you think
post #52 of 193
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Originally Posted by eagleeyematt View Post

If it's a rendering build, why not go dual socket or quad socket and a server mobo?

Seriously, this. If youre using After Affects/Premiere primarily, then your biggest components are going to be the Processor and SSDs. CUDA is good for real-time rendering effects, but for encoding you're still going to want to go off the CPU. And lots of read/writes, so SSD's paired up with that will do nicely.
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post #53 of 193
30" monitors if you want to show off.

Custom loop is probably a good idea, with UV reactive crap if you're wanting the flashy-ness.

PCI-e based SSD if possible, can easily get 2-4 times the performance over SATA III.

3960X is probably not a bad idea either at that budget... or do a dual 2011 board, no WC and two 8 core xeons (32 total threads in a single system is a bragging right)
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post #54 of 193
Have you thought of doing a Mini ITX build? It may end up being a unique build to show off and you can do a lot of awesome things with it.
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Have you thought of doing a Mini ITX build? It may end up being a unique build to show off and you can do a lot of awesome things with it.

While I don't disagree that it would be awesome, its probably not suitable for the amount of power he needs.

Also, +1 to Moots about PCIe SSD and/or 32 thread server.
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post #56 of 193
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While I don't disagree that it would be awesome, its probably not suitable for the amount of power he needs.
Also, +1 to Moots about PCIe SSD and/or 32 thread server.
That is very true. I read every post, and neglected to think. wink.gif
post #57 of 193
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Seriously, this. If youre using After Affects/Premiere primarily, then your biggest components are going to be the Processor and SSDs. CUDA is good for real-time rendering effects, but for encoding you're still going to want to go off the CPU. And lots of read/writes, so SSD's paired up with that will do nicely.

Instill agree in this... If u still want it to be really flashy then use the SR-X or Asus one (I don't remember the name)... Get a single Tesla GPU Togo along with it and that way you can go cheaper ram with 4gb dimms insted of 8gb dimms(I still recommend 64gb+ for RAM disk)... You could still WC everything but the GPU and it would be a really cool system... The only problem is that you would have to go with a case that supports HTPX and most of the Jon custom cases that do are prity marginal and don't have side windows... I'll post some HTPX suggestions when I finish the class I'm in smile.gif
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post #58 of 193
Go with one 30" screen. Multi-Monitors are not in my opinion viable since they have the annoying bezel. Everything else looks solid.
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get 8 120gb ssd's for raid and only 2 gtx 680's if the ssd's will put you over budget
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post #60 of 193
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get 8 120gb ssd's for raid and only 2 gtx 680's if the ssd's will put you over budget

sorry, but i have to dissgree... the OP neems a lot more space then that #1 and #2, there will be no bennefit to this, if he has nowhere to store the info on the filled up SSDs as they slow down when they fill up... i would say 2 SSDs max and no RAID 0 as keeping info is of the utmost importance
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