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Budget 3d drawing/rendering build under £600?

Scrumpyjack
  • 72 months ago

Hi,

I'm trying to put something together to replace my ageing HP xw6400 (dual xeon 3.6ghz, 4gb ram, win xp) workstation. I use it mainly for 3d drawing and rendering, but I would like to do some gaming as well. programs I mainly use include Sketchup, Blender, Z brush etc. I have put together the beginnings of a build:

http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/7t7zFT

The 6 core AMD seems good for the money and my rendering program can use all the cores :) undecided on case..it will probably have to be very cheap! suggestions and feedback most welcome. This will be my first build and I am a little lost! Oh and will that corsair memory fit in with the cooler or should I get the low profile ram instead? I also need the rig to be quiet and cool as I tend to leave my renderings cooking overnight!

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  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

change a few things to get you a better processor, I think this build would work much better for you. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor £100.79 @ Aria PC
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler £24.25 @ Scan.co.uk
Motherboard Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard £49.99 @ Amazon UK
Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory £56.98 @ Amazon UK
Storage Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive £56.99 @ Aria PC
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon R9 270 2GB WINDFORCE Video Card £119.12 @ Scan.co.uk
Power Supply Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply £35.82 @ Amazon UK
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available £443.94

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