ralphdecapite Posted June 16, 2016 Share Posted June 16, 2016 Hi there. I build pc 5 year ago for day to day workflows , but lately I've been looking at picking up 3d modelling and stuff.Been doing rendering and modelling for like 2 years, so now i am thinking of upgrading PC will be using " maya,vray,arnold,Nuke,photoshop " for work can be heavy or day to day work. Current PC config : i5 3450 3.0 Ghz 8 Gb ram Asus P8 B75 mobo 1*320gb 5200 Hdd 1*4 Tb voilet wd Hdd for storage ( Newly bought 2 mnths ago) 1*Asus Strix 960 4Gb ( newly bought 2 mnths ago ) Old 600 watt smps with 6 pin power connector Money : 1500$ Thought 1: CPU: xeon E5 2670 20M Cache, 2.60 GHz * 2 ( Dual ) getting very cheap from friend at 100$ mobo: some LGA 2011 motherboard can be any which support them RAM: DDR3 64 Gb ram SMPS : atleast 750 Watts SSD: atlest 500 Gb ssd HDD: OLD 4 Tb for storage Thought 2: making small render farm : CPU : 3*4790k 4.4 GHz mobo : 1 * any gaming board capable of running two gfx card(gtx 1070 or so) Mobo : 2 * simple mobo since only using for distributing rendering ( micro atx ) RAM : DDR 3 24 Gb for main machine and 16Gb each for two slaves SSD : 1*500gb ssd for main machine and 2*256 gb ssd for slaves HDD : 4 tb Wd voilet hdd ( old ) for main machine smps : 750 watt for main machine and 450watt for slaves Thought 3: CPU: Xeon E5 2690 v3 (30M Cache, 2.60 GHz) ( getting cheap at 330$ from friend) MOBO: asrock Extreme 6 mobo RAM: Ddr 64 gb Ram SMPS: 850 watts smps ( for future for sli (3* Gtx 1070) ) SSD: 500 gb Ssd HDD: 4Tb Wd Voilet ( Old PC) I am thinking of going for 3rd config but kind of confused with 1 and 2. is my decision is correct or i should stick to faster cores or dual Cpu system will be blast. can someone enlighten me how much performance will i get for thought 2, or dual cpu config compared to option 3 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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