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Animation/Video editing Computer build

I'm building my first computer. Are these system specs pretty good? I'm going to be doing animation and video work on this computer. I'd really appreciate if anyone could give me any recommendations, or let me know if I'm not using incompatible parts. Thanks in advance! 

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Written on {{'2018-09-10T05:36:27-07:00' | moment:'fromNow'}}
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A load of programs on the computer gradually grows with time, given the new functionality, so you need to update it after a certain period of time: add RAM, cooling, change the GPU, etc. During my studies at the university and studying computer science with site assignment.essayshark.com/computer-science-help, I changed the configuration of my computer several times, because I worked a lot with different "heavy" programs.
Written on {{'2018-08-30T13:04:03-07:00' | moment:'fromNow'}}
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accurate 3D models, at the 160 dollar price pont, the GPU can be too weak to drive display on the 2  x 1080p monitors that you are buying.  In fact, the Quadro 600 contains the GF 108 chip which used to be root checker used in the GT 420, 430, 440 etc.

So, I'd go with the GTX 560 here.   I was thinking more like the Quadro 2000 when I 

Written on {{'2012-08-24T18:13:14-07:00' | moment:'fromNow'}}
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Okay, great! I'll look into all of this stuff. Thank you so much for the recommendations! I really appreciate you spending time on this for me!
Written on {{'2012-08-24T17:14:59-07:00' | moment:'fromNow'}}
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Eggzactly!  [egypt]  "All of the above".  [groovy] 

 

But wait, if you are looking for a 160 dollar workstation card, I have to recommend agains that route.

The reason is that the quadro continas an older and slower GPU that used to be used in a GeForce graphics.  Though it's definitely better at calculating polygons and displaying accurate 3D models, at the 160 dollar price pont, the GPU can be too weak to drive display on the 2  x 1080p monitors that you are buying.  In fact, the Quadro 600 contains the GF 108 chip which used to be used in the GT 420, 430, 440 etc.

So, I'd go with the GTX 560 here.   I was thinking more like the Quadro 2000 when I mentioned the workstation card because you said your budget was 2000 dollars.  The Quadro 2000 has a stronger chip that used to be used in the GTS 450.

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Not to mention quadruple the RAM and more important twice the bandwidth.  And OpenGL 4 instead of 3.  And CUDA 2.0 versus 1.1.
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I'm gonna go with this one instead 

 

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814133275

 

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oh okay,  if you are looking for an entry level Quadro, the Quadro 600 is the latest.  It's got more CUDA cores than the one at that link, [;)]

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814133354

 

Written on {{'2012-08-24T16:39:18-07:00' | moment:'fromNow'}}
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Yup!  That's riiight!

 If you would like to go with an i5, overclockable processors are the i5-2500k and i5-3570k.

 

It's really up to you but I cannnot possibly recommend rendering 3D using a regular mechanical drive.  So, if you can afford it, I'd like to recommend a solid state drive (Crucial M4) for running the OS and programs.  Also the processor, professional video and 3D editors usually spend about 570 dollar for the i7 3930k hexacore processor, but I am scaling back here and would like to recommend the i7 2600k or i7 3770k which is the more economical option.   The difference between the i5 and i7 is hyperthreadding.  The i7 is able to create 4 additional cores using the unused portions of i5's 4 cores.  This is especially beneficial in video related tasks including 3D modeling.   

Those processors that ened with the letter K have unlocked multipliers, so you can overclock the below processor to the 4.2-4.5GHz range.

Oh, 450W PSU would take care of your system, but I found the PC Power & Cooling 600W below is better quality AND with a promo code good through the end of Sunday and the combo discount when purchased with the 500GB HDD, the cost of the power supply would become same as that of the 450W PSU. So, that's pretty much the only reason I swapped the 450W PSU out here.  With 600W you so don't need to worry about any single graphics upgrade down the line / you can perhaps reuse the same PSU on your next build.

Just one idea. 

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You get 7 dollars off by buying these two items together.

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With the 15% off promo code on the power supply, the cost of the hard drive + PSU would be about $140, see below for the promo code
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You get $9 off when you buy this memory with the computer case below.

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The fan of the CM CPU cooler would sit right on top of the RAM though most likely but the RAM should still fit underneath.

Written on {{'2012-08-24T16:26:02-07:00' | moment:'fromNow'}}
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I'm gonna go with this one instead 

 

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814133275

 

Written on {{'2012-08-24T16:08:45-07:00' | moment:'fromNow'}}
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Yikes, okay. yeah. If you notice anything like that let me know. I need to get 64 bit?
Written on {{'2012-08-24T16:07:23-07:00' | moment:'fromNow'}}
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I am still looking into it. I'll post when I come up with something.

I noticed that your OS is 32-bit!   That would make 28GB out of the 32GB RAM go to waste. [:p] [:D]

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