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Old 11-02-2004, 05:16 PM   #1
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Hey guys

I've been looking at the mj-12 computers offered by alienware now it has duel intel pentium xeon processors @ 3.06ghz with out hyperthreading technology

Alienwares Area-51 gaming computer uses a intel pentium 4 @ 3.40ghz with hyperthreading Tech, but it also uses a gaming card

Which is better for 3D?

Now what I want in a computer is

Lots of speed
Lots of ram
Very good Video card
I don't want to upgrade for a long time!!!!!!

This is the one I was looking at

MJ-12 3200 Extreme

Enermax EG651P-VE 24P 550 Watt Power Supply
Duel Intel Xeon Processors 3.06GHz 533MHz FSB w/512KB Cache
Supermicro X5DAL-TG2 - Intel E7505 Chipset Motherboard
2GB DDR PC-2100 SDRAM Registered ECC - 2 x 1024MB Module
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000 256MB 8x AGP w/Dual DVI
160GB Seagate Barracuda 7200. Serial ATA RAID 0 Array
x2 80GB Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 Serial ATA 7,200 RPM 8MB Cache
Plextor PlexWriter Premium 52x32x52x CD-RW
Plextor PX-708A 8x DVD+R/W Drive
3.5" 1.44 MB Disk Drive
Alien Ice Cooling System
Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 - 6.1
Windows XP Pro
Running Maya 5 Unlimited
total price $9,697.00 Canadian

What do you think?
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Old 11-02-2004, 05:18 PM   #2
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Sorry also

2 Nec 17" LCD Monitors

Or I could go with the Gaming System? But I don't know if it supports Duel Monitor
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Old 13-02-2004, 01:11 PM   #3
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with a budget like this get one of those fastest personal workstations:

http://www.go-l.com/desktops/index.htm
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Old 13-02-2004, 02:55 PM   #4
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maybe over kill, some of that could be spent on other things you will find you might need. small render farm. just a opinion.
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Old 13-02-2004, 06:24 PM   #5
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Don't forget about actually buying Maya Unlimited.
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hey vlad, ill take three of those thingies plus that blonde on the ferrari... pack it all and send it to my evil fortress on my private island...
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