Solved need a new setup for 3d designing

April 19, 2012 at 11:35:34
Specs: s, 3gigs

i need a new computer for 3d designing i dointerior designing so what would be a good spec and moniter (setup) also good for rendering it

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#1
April 19, 2012 at 12:10:12
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#2
April 19, 2012 at 14:23:25

thanks man helped alot

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#3
April 19, 2012 at 20:53:16

Sounds about right but I would go with Western Digital Drives (the Black series) since I have had better experiences with them than with Seagate.
If either of you have the funds, consider an SSD drive for Windows and your primary programs and the larger drive for storage will speed things up quite a bit.

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#4
April 19, 2012 at 21:23:04

Fingers

A SSD would be nice, I have a 120GB on my personal computer. But it seems that the libraries, objects, loaded media, and supporting files for the programs will eventually exceed that, so a larger SSD would be needed, but they get pricey the bigger they get. All work shouldn't be saved to the workstation anyway, my setup I have a redundant NAS setup with off site backup. Don't want to loose those files.


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#5
April 20, 2012 at 06:09:38

Gretti:
I do not use, but my daughter is just graduating as a Designer and will need one eventually, depending on where she will begin working so I have been researching one for a while. I assume she will need a 3D cad and probably Photoshop. I am not sure if she will need something portable, but that will probably just need to run presentations. I assume to start she will be working at a place where they have in-house systems for most of that work.
From what I read about a Photoshop system, most other 'parts' you can designate the drive they are on and they recommend a separate drive for the scratch disk, possibly a smaller 60GB SSD, though I have read less on Cad machines. Because eventually I will probably be building one for her, any thoughts would be welcome.

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