8 Replies Latest reply on Jan 5, 2013 5:06 PM by shery gemy

    building 2 machines for compositing & editing

    shery gemy

      hi all, Merry Christmas and Happy new year,

      Working in animation industry, have just signed a contract for 60 episodes each is 15 minutes,

      ( will deliver them on Hard disc )1920*1080 as HD standard, DNxHD 120 Codec as the channel requirements,

      our workflow animating on toonboom then export each layer as mated .swf, and compositing each scene in after effects sc6 ( the single scene include 5 : 20 layers) and then the editing phase,


      1- the compositing machine am looking for:

      cpu: Intel Core i7-3930K

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116492&Tpk=i7-3930k

      cpu cooler: CORSAIR Hydro Series H80

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181016&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mm c=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&AID=10446076&PID=3938566&SID=

      motherboard: Rampage IV Extreme

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131802


      Video Card: EVGA GTX 680 Classified 4GB

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130801

       

      Memory: CORSAIR Vengeance 64GB (8 x 8GB) - 1866

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233384

       

      Power Supply: Antec High Current Pro HCP-1200- 80 PLUS GOLD , High Current Hybrid Cable Management Active

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371043

       

      Case:  Rosewill BLACKHAWK-ULTRA- Super Tower

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147157&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mm c=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&AID=10446076&PID=3938566&SID=


      Drive for OS.: SAMSUNG 840 Pro Series- 256GB SATA III MLC Internal (SSD)

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147193

       

      Other Drives: HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 -3TB -7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Enterprise Hard Drive

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822145621

       

      Blu-Ray Burner: LG Black 14X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA BDXL

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827136249

      that's all, i need to ask you about :

      - your overall Advice about this components (MB. Puzzled me choosing from Rampage IV Extreme, Sabertooth X79 and P9X79 WS)

      - your advise on drive setup, like how many ssd to use and how many hdd and how to arrange them with the motherboard, and do you recommend to ad an 10,000 rpm hhd with them, as i told you before this machine will be for compositing only not for editing

      - do i need Areca ARCcontroller?? what is your recommendation?

       

      2- the editing machine am looking for:


      I am interested on thunderbolt specially on those products:

       

      - Blackmagic Design UltraStudio 4K Thunderbolt Capture & Playback

      http://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/ultrastudio4k/

       

      - Areca ARC-8050 ThunderBolt 8 Bays

      http://www.nexus.com.au/areca-arc-8050-thunderbolt-8-bays-sas-raid-serious-workhorse-demo- in-store.html


      - G-RAID with Thunderbolt

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822205178

       

      - 17" TV Logic XVM-175W Multi-Format LCD HD/SD Monitor

      http://www.abelcine.com/store/TV-Logic-XVM-175W-17-inch-Multi-Format-LCD-HD-SD-Monitor/

       

      so what is your recommendation?? do i go with lga 1155 as below:

      cpu: Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo)

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116501&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mm c=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&AID=10446076&PID=3938566&SID=

       

      cpu cooler: CORSAIR Hydro Series H80

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181016&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mm c=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&AID=10446076&PID=3938566&SID=


      motherboard: ASUS P8Z77-V PREMIUM

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131850&Tpk=Asus%20P8Z77-V%20PREMI UM%20ATX%20LGA1155%20Motherboard

       

      Video Card: EVGA GTX 680 Classified 4GB

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130801


      Memory: CORSAIR Vengeance 32GB (4 x 8GB) - 1600

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233232

       

      Power Supply: Antec High Current Pro HCP-1200- 80 PLUS GOLD , High Current Hybrid Cable Management Active

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371043


      Case:  Rosewill BLACKHAWK-ULTRA- Super Tower

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147157&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mm c=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&AID=10446076&PID=3938566&SID=


      Drive for OS.: SAMSUNG 840 Pro Series- 256GB SATA III MLC Internal (SSD)

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147193


      Other Drives: HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 -3TB -7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Enterprise Hard Drive

      http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822145621


      thats all, i need to aske you about :

      - do i go to lag 1155 for thunderbolt tec.?? if yes your overall Advice about this components please,

       

      - your advise on drive setup, like how many ssd to use and how many hdd and how to arrange them with the mothebord as internal and with thunderbolt as external, and do you recommend to ad an 10,000 rpm hhd with them?


      - do i need Areca ARCcontroller?? what is your recommendation?

       

      Many thanks for your support.