I will use the following software: maya (modeling/animation; plus rendering), Photoshop, and flash.
Not sure if upgrading the ram would be with it instead of 16gb.
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#2snkboiPosted 9/24/2013 9:58:16 AM
i would go 32gb --- i think it's nice
#3reincarnator07Posted 9/24/2013 11:21:42 AM
If you got the money for it, go for it. Just make sure you aren't using W7 Home premium, as it has a 16GB limit on memory. --- Fan of metal? Don't mind covers? Check out my youtube and give me some feedback http://www.youtube.com/sircaballero
#4Ch3wyPosted 9/24/2013 11:26:17 AM
If you got the money for it, go for it. Just make sure you aren't using W7 Home premium, as it has a 16GB limit on memory.
Son of a *****, that sucks. I was thinking of upgrading and this adds over a hundred dollars to the cost... --- Every time you point out that something is an opinion Jesus shoots a kitten in the face.
#5cancerstormPosted 9/24/2013 11:32:11 AM
you can get win 8 OEM for $100 to save some $, and it supports up to 128 GB. if you're doing a lot of rendering, yes 32 GB is very nice to have, but 16 GB should be enough. --- http://img29.imageshack.us/img29/2996/cancerstorm.jpg
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#7FuRiOuS 198774623Posted 9/24/2013 12:07:01 PM
There's really not much reason to have 32 GB of RAM at the moment. 16 is already overkill for most tasks. --- GameFAQs isn't going to be merged in with GameSpot or any other site. We're not going to strip out the soul of the site. -CJayC on 6/3/2003
There's really not much reason to have 32 GB of RAM at the moment. 16 is already overkill for most tasks.
That's true in most situations but you can't really say that without knowing how he uses Maya or Photoshop! --- -What is best in life? -To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of the women.
#10SmakkyofacePosted 9/24/2013 12:28:24 PM
I use a lot of autodesk, solidworks, and adobe. 32gb is already feeling like a limit. If you're serious about rendering, get as much ram as u can afford. --- Xbox Live / PSN / Steam: Smakkyoface i7 3770k @ 4.66ghz | 32GB DDR3 1600 | SLI Evga Gtx 670 FTW | Samsung 256GB PRO | 1TB Maxtor 7200rpm RAID 0