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Old 07-30-2016, 02:49 PM   #1
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Default Suitable for rendering in Blender?

Getting a new system and would appreciate some help. I'll be doing 3D rendering projects in Blender, but not really heavy duty cycling, just one-at-a-time 3D objects, motion tracking, and greenscreening with video. Here's the specs: 1TB hard drive, 7200 rpm, 4GB RAM, Nvidia Geforce 7200 with OpenGL 4.4, Windows 10. Think this will be sufficient? I've heard a lot about how 6 or 8 GB RAM is preferable, but isn't that mostly for designing more complex gaming 3D? But if I'm wrong, let me know.

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Old 07-31-2016, 03:36 AM   #2
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Default Re: Suitable for rendering in Blender?

If your doing video work then the more the better in a nutshell. Huge hard drive and NAS, high memory graphics card and lots and lots of RAM. Otherwise everything crawls to a standstill especially on IBM clone machines. probably a bit late now but to be honest you would have been better off with an Apple Macintosh although I am in no way a fan of those (or anything Apple for that matter) because of the price.
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