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PC for VFX & 3D Animation

jaafara

6 months ago

Hi looking to build a pc to something similar to this. https://www.microcenter.com/product/601383/powerspec-g354-gaming-desktop-computer

Im looking to get matching or similar specs. trying to figure out if it would be cost affective to build one or buy this one. (I would like the experience of building but If its cheaper to just buy this one I might do that) I'll be using mostly VFX compositing and 3D animation stuff so a good CPU and Video card is a must. Would like at least 32gb of ram.

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  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

I just guessed at some of the parts if it wasn't mentioned for brand. Keyboard, PSU, Memory, Wireless adapter, Optical Drive, 1070 was replaced with a Zotac (as there are no prices show for a NVIDIA 1070 Ti), RAM, case, mouse, and SSD. Parts are also the cheapest for that type as well.

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i7-8700K 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor $379.99 @ B&H
CPU Cooler Noctua - NH-L9i 33.84 CFM CPU Cooler $39.95 @ Amazon
Motherboard ASRock - Fatal1ty Z370 Gaming K6 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $246.53 @ Amazon
Memory GeIL - EVO POTENZA 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $69.99 @ Newegg
Storage Mushkin - Source 500 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $51.99 @ Newegg
Video Card Zotac - GeForce GTX 1070 Ti 8 GB Mini Video Card $409.99 @ B&H
Case DIYPC - P48 ATX Mid Tower Case $33.93 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA - BR 600 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $29.99 @ B&H
Optical Drive Lite-On - iHAS124-14 DVD/CD Writer $13.99 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Pro Full 32/64-bit $189.00 @ B&H
Wireless Network Adapter Rosewill - RNX-N250PCe PCIe x1 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter $16.99 @ Amazon
Keyboard AmazonBasics - KU-0833 +MSU0939 Wired Standard Keyboard With Optical Mouse $13.49 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1510.83
Mail-in rebates -$15.00
Total $1495.83
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-05-17 23:42 EDT-0400

nearly $500 more.

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

That's a pretty good deal. Those are last gen parts now, so this was the closest I could get with current gen components. This one does have 32GB of RAM though.

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 7 2700X 3.7 GHz 8-Core Processor $279.85 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler Cooler Master - Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $29.49 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI - B450 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard $109.99 @ B&H
Memory Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $84.99 @ Amazon
Memory Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $84.99 @ Amazon
Storage Team - L5 LITE 480 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $47.99 @ Newegg
Storage Hitachi - Ultrastar 7K3000 3 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $52.33 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI - GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6 GB VENTUS XS OC Video Card $279.99 @ Newegg
Case Fractal Design - Focus G ATX Mid Tower Case $50.01 @ Amazon
Power Supply Cooler Master - MWE Gold 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply $69.90 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1089.53
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-05-18 09:20 EDT-0400

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