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Need a little help with a spec

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by INFECTION, 20 Feb 2006.

  1. INFECTION

    Hitman

    Joined: 21 Sep 2005

    Posts: 527

    Location: Leeds

    hey guys my freind wants a spec for a computer he does alot of graphic rendoring and so on and also develops software.
    hes looking for a spec that is good enough to help him do what he does.
    he wants alot of hard drive space and ram and graphics card memory and a server case or near enough to a server case.
    can you help me spec it because i can do some stuff but what he asked me to spec him i dont know what to go for
    anyone help ?
    thanks
    INFECTION
     
  2. Monstermunch

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 7 Mar 2005

    Posts: 1,597

    Location: Eating PI

    BUDGET?
     
  3. INFECTION

    Hitman

    Joined: 21 Sep 2005

    Posts: 527

    Location: Leeds

    he said anywhere between £800 and £1000
     
  4. Monstermunch

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 7 Mar 2005

    Posts: 1,597

    Location: Eating PI

    Right well I presume you don't need monitor, KB, mouse etc, and also that he won't be overclocking it. If so this is what I would go for:

    CP-134-AM AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3800+ (Socket 939) - Retail (ADA3800BVBOX) (CP-134-AM)
    £184.95 £184.95
    MB-088-AS Asus A8N-E nForce4 Ultra (Socket 939) PCI-Express Motherboard (MB-088-AS)
    £61.95 £61.95
    MY-057-OC OCZ 2GB (2 x 1GB) PC3200 Dual Channel Platinum Series EL-DDR CAS2 (OCZ4002048ELDCPE-K) (MY-057-OC)
    £144.95 £144.95
    GX-048-PC PowerColor ATI Radeon X1800 XT 512MB GDDR3 AVIVO TV-Out/Dual DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail (GX-048-PC)
    £234.95 £234.95
    HD-046-WD Western Digital Caviar SE16 250GB 2500KS SATA-II 16MB Cache - OEM (HD-046-WD)
    £64.25 £128.50
    CD-024-NE NEC ND4550 16x16 DVD±RW Dual Layer ReWriter (Black) - OEM (CD-024-NE)
    £25.50 £25.50
    CA-040-AN Antec Sonata II Piano Black Quiet Case - 450W Smart Power PSU (CA-040-AN)
    £67.95 £67.95
    Subtotal £848.75
    VAT £148.54
    Total £997.29