PC build for 3D animation


I currently go to school majoring in animation and have been thinking about building a pc for a while considering that I will be graduating soon and I need a pc that is stronger than the ones that are free to use at my school for my thesis film and for starting more professional work in the future. One of the main things I’m looking for to be able to do with the pc would be rendering for vfx and simulation. I watched a YouTube video from the channel SouthernShotty on building a pc for blender on the micro center website. I went through and built a pc along with his tutorial and I’m trying to go for at least a midrange budget/build based off the information I got from the video. I ended up changing a few things around based on availability of what parts were in store. Their are still some things that I don’t fully understand still about pc building because I’ve never done it before but this is what I got and I was wondering if their was stuff I could be missing or over looking for this build or any recommendations for different parts instead of the ones I picked out. I would appreciate any help and advice.

Configure Your PC:

CPU: (1) Intel Core i7-12700K Alder Lake 3.6GHz Twelve-Core LGA 1700 Boxed Processor - Heatsink Not Included ($249.99 EACH)

Motherboard: (1) Gigabyte Z690 Aorus Elite AX DDR4 Intel LGA 1700 ATX Motherboard ($159.99 EACH)

RAM: (1) Corsair Vengeance LPX 64GB (2 x 32GB) DDR4-3200 PC4-25600 CL16 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit CMK64GX4M2E3200C16 - Black ($119.99 EACH)

Video Card: (1) Gigabyte NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Gaming Overclocked Triple Fan 8GB GDDR6 PCIe 4.0 Graphics Card ($219.99 EACH)

M.2 / NVMe SSD: (1) Inland TN320 256GB SSD NVMe PCIe Gen 3.0x4 M.2 2280 3D NAND TLC Internal Solid State Drive ($24.99 EACH)

2.5" SSD: (1) Inland Platinum 1TB SSD 3D TLC NAND SATA III 6Gb/s 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive ($54.99 EACH)

Hard Drive: (1) WD Blue Mainstream 1TB 7200 RPM SATA III 6Gb/s 3.5" Internal SMR Hard Drive ($49.99 EACH)

Case: (1) Lian Li Lancool 205 Mesh Type C Tempered Glass ATX Mid-Tower Computer Case - Pink ($94.99 EACH)

Power Supply: (1) PowerSpec 650 Watt 80 Plus Gold ATX Semi-Modular Power Supply ($69.99 EACH)

Operating System: (1) Microsoft Windows 11 Home 64-Bit FPP USB - English ($139.99 EACH)

Total: $1,184.90

Generated by Micro Center (1/14/2024 8:16:10 AM)


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