Posts by GrizzleFX

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GrizzleFX
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Really great setup for a very low price!
I’m looking for HP Z600 with the following specs :
  • Processor :Biproc Xeon E5540 quadricore 16 cores, 16mo in cache 2,53ghz turbo boost 2.8ghz;
  • RAM : 32Gb DDR3 ECC.
  • Graphic Card : Nvidia quadro 6000 or Nvidea GTX 670
What do you think ?

Thanks! Looks good! The only thing I would change is your graphics card. That 670 is pretty old and the Quadro is insanely overpriced in my opinion. Yeah it’s built for business related uses but that doesn’t mean a GTX can’t do what the Quadro can.

I would look into the GTX 970 or 980, both were just released a few months ago so they’re the top of the line right now.

And if wanted to choose between the two, I would just go with the 970 because it’s a much better value and if it’s too slow for you, (unlikely) you can always buy another one and enable SLI – dual GPU’s.

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GrizzleFX
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Whoa, that’s pretty sweet! Where’d you get that Envato sticker? I’ll be upgrading mine as well, I’m in dire need of it. Currently running on Intel Q9550 Core 2 Quad, 250GB HDD 6GB DDR2 memory @ 800Mhz, EVGA GeForce 9600 GT.

Thanks! I ordered a shirt from Envato Supply a month or two ago and it came with a sticker! I think it was a very limited time offer; they aren’t selling shirts at the moment.

Yeah my old comp had specs similar to that, it feels amazing to make such a huge upgrade. You should buy yourself an early Christmas present ;)

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GrizzleFX
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That’s a bummer. The Videohive community has become so unimaginative – half the newly approved files are “124 Simple Titles” or “Minimal Slideshow” everything’s all the same now. And this seems to be a problem because authors have found that copying successful files is easier than being creative. It used to be just a small number of authors who did that, now it’s much more than a few.

It all boils down to the money, what’s the point of making a unique file if it’s not going to sell well. That statement doesn’t justify copying, but it explains the mindset that authors are stuck in these days.

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GrizzleFX
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Looks cool! But I would get some extra storage that 250gb isnt much for these days :)

Glad you like it! Yeah I forgot to mention the 1TB HDD that I salvaged from my old computer. That’s something else I’ll upgrade eventually – add 1TB of SSD’s.

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GrizzleFX
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You may have seen me asking around on the forums about computer components ect. over the past year. Well I finally bought (almost) all my parts and assembled my new rig. The only thing I’m missing now is a graphics card, I’m looking at the GTX970 Windforce from Gigabyte – I’ll probably buy that later in December. I’ll also upgrade my memory from 16gb.

Specs

  • Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI Motherboard
  • 16gb Patriot Memory
  • 250gb Samsung 840 EVO SSD
  • Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core
  • Corsair H60 Liquid CPU Cooler
  • Corsair CX750M PSU
  • Corsair 500R Case

Cost: $675 (without GPU).

I bought this with 100% Envato earnings!

Anyone else have a computer build to share? Let me know what you think!

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GrizzleFX
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Great start to December.

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GrizzleFX
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For some reason this past week was way above average! And I have no Christmas files…

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GrizzleFX
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Very bad here. :(

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GrizzleFX
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Smooth out your camera moves!

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GrizzleFX
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Definitely not the highest quality SSD, but the best bang for your buck that’s for sure. SSD’s tend to be pretty durable in general and I wouldn’t be too worried about buying from a not as widely known brand, though crucial is pretty well known.

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