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Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:46 am

While scrolling through this forum I couldn't find anything hardware-related. So feel free to share your Workstation specs.
I still work with a GTX 960 2GB graphic card and this is a pain in the ass, especially working with Substance Painter. :icon_coffee:
I am thinking about getting a Radeon RX 580 with 8GB to upgrade my GPU :icon_partyparrot_e:
I think 16 GB of RAM are really OK for me now, because I am not working with that heavy scenes.
For the CPU I have an AMD FX 8320 Octacore, which will be upgraded soon as well.

So feel free to share your Workstation! I am really interested what you are working with! :icon_tableflipper:
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Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:47 pm

980 ti 6GB
i7-4790 @ 3.60 GHz (I think it's somewhat overclocked by the motherboard)
16GB ram DDR3 (Again, probably overclocked)

I currently have 6TB of Solid state hybrid drives (hard drives with a bit of SSD integrated), because I really like stuffing my PC with games and files and not caring about space but I'd want to get an SSD now. Max's autosaves become 10+ seconds of waiting when my files become big, and I mean really big. Painter is the worst though, especially when I have a big project, just opening it takes a long while and saving is pretty disruptive to work. I'm also super terrible when it comes to chrome tabs, I have over a hundred tabs open any given time. The same can be said for windows photo viewer looking at reference images.
I'd also like to get more ram but it's not a huge priority, since I like to have multiple work related programs open at a time. When I'm unwrapping/highpoly I like to keep painter open for test bakes and checking for any triangulation/UV errors or baking issues. Photoshop is open 99% of the time for when I want to compile lots of ref images into one, or when I'm trying to take measurements or whatever.
Can't complain about GPU. It's as high as it goes for the 900 series and it can play whatever games I throw at it, though rarely a modern game comes out that I can play on absolute max settings and still get uninterrupted frame rate.
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