AutoCAD wouldnt really help matters
The fact that its meant to be a completly realistic program may help with measurements, but there are measurement tools in Max too. Albeit, maybe not AS accurate.
I doubt I'd be able to work as well in CAD
Glowing tubes would look kewl
I've decided to go for the new Pentium Conroe (codename) E6800 Extreme Edition.
I now need a motherboard, and I've decided to stick 4GB of RAM in the virtual comp.
For the graphics, I'm thinking Quad SLI with the 2x Geforce 7950GTX, but don't know of a motherboard that supports the new Conroe core, with 2x 16x lanes that'd support these 2 cards, making Quad...