Forum discussion tagged with workstation.
  1. Servs

    [SOLVED] Is the Corsair ONE Pro a200 bad?

    I am looking to buy a small form factor workstation/gaming machine. I was looking at the Ryzen 9 5950X with RTX 3080 Corsair ONE Pro a200 but "bad thermals" seem to be on every user review, discussion, and video. Does it ever actually throttle or shut down? Is the performance impacted that...
  2. I

    Build Advice Budget desktop workstation for UE4/UE5 game development and scene renderings in Blender ?

    Hi, guys! I'm saving up for a powerful workstation that can help me with UE4 game development as well as designing and rendering 3D scenes in Blender as well as doing motion graphics in After Effects. My current gaming laptop isn't enough and starts slowing up when I run Photoshop and After...
  3. Vermilion572

    [SOLVED] Standard power supply in HP Z220

    I want to upgrade the power supply in my HP Z220. However the motherboard uses a proprietary 18 pin connector instead of a 24 pin connector. I can plug a 24 pin connector into the 18 pin, the connector clicks into place and there are 6 pins off to the side. However I wanted to know if this...
  4. W

    Question Xeon Gold 5218R vs 6226R for HPC workstation

    Dear all, I am configuring a workstation for intensive 3D finite element numerical analyses in engineering. Basically, it will consist of a dual socket motherboard with two Xeon Gold, either 5218R or 6226R, the latter for only 50 € more than the former. Despite having less cores (16 vs 20 of...
  5. SparkyTech934

    [SOLVED] Debating HDD Setup for New Server

    Hey everyone! I'd love to hear some ideas/opinions about what I've got going on as I prepare to deploy a server for the first time, specifically about storage setup I'm looking at storage solutions for my newly purchased (used) HP Z640 Workstation. I got it for $360 with the following specs...
  6. SparkyTech934

    [SOLVED] HP Z640 Workstation "Pre-Video Graphic Card error"

    Hello. I just bought a used HP Z640, and was in the initial stages of setting the device up at my home. I started by clearing the CMOS, and reverting any changes by the previous owner of the device in the firmware so I could set things up how I wanted them. I noticed that legacy support was...
  7. D

    Best Workstation Laptop Around USD 2k (INR 1.5 lakh) India (Recommendation)

    Hello Everyone, I am a Senior 3D Artist and looking for a Workstation/Gaming Laptop specially for 3D work. Software i use: Maya Zbrush Purpose: 3D Modeling & Animation Work (Gaming very less) Country: India Preference: Budget: INR 1.5 Lakh (USD 2k) little flexibility is possible Screen...
  8. D

    Question USB-C to HDMI converter without Integrated graphics on desktop PC

    Greetings! This is kind of a specific scenario and since at the time i can't afford to buy the adaptor to just try and risk having it not work i might as well ask and see if someone knows so thank you in advance for reading: I have a motherboard with a usb 3.1 type c connector (asus prime...
  9. chrismath

    [SOLVED] Big data simulations - the best AMD socket to invest

    I am building a system for big data simulations and large scale statistical modelling and would like to hear opinions on what is the best route considering currently available hardware and the ability to upgrade in the future. For my statistical modelling I require high CPU and RAM capacity...
  10. mf2385

    Question Recommendations for a new Gaming/Workstation Laptop ?

    Hey everyone I'm making a big move in about a week or so and currently looking for a workstation/gaming laptop for the work that I do in the Adobe Creative Suite as well as some gaming. I am not looking to spend much more then $2,000 really. I am looking for at least some of the latest tech...
  11. S

    [SOLVED] [SOLVED] HP XW8600 Dual Xeon e5450 - some games not launching

    Hello, I recently managed to get my hands on an HP XW8600 workstation, on which I attached an GTX 970. Shortly, as stated in the title, I have some issues and can not launch some games in windows 10 ( AC Valhalla, Doom Eternal, Horizon Zero Dawn for example) - no error being generated...
  12. LastBuyIn

    [SOLVED] T5500 Workstation: Can I use these CPUs together?

    I have owned a Dell T5500 workstation with a single Intel Xeon 5650 CPU for years now. I've upgraded it in many ways over the years and I've been so happy with this machine that I don't want to kiss it goodbye, but I'm finally hitting the limits of its hardware capabilities in both my...
  13. T

    [SOLVED] Huge price difference between two workstations?! Question

    Anyone have any idea what might be the cause for the price difference between these two workstations? The specs are the same!
  14. V

    [SOLVED] What is a good upgrade path for Ryzen 2600 + RX 570

    Hello! I'm very new to upgrading PC's. I built a budget rig (~$900) back in early 2020 and i'm now looking to upgrade for faster 3D rendering and editing with Adobe Suite . What is a good upgrade path for my Ryzen 2600 + RX 570 system? Here are my pc specs: Ryzen 5 2600 ASRock Phantom Gaming...
  15. Jeamy7

    [SOLVED] New Computer Build

    Below is the list of components I plan to use for my next build. I understand the parts, as of right now, are impossible to come across and that the price will drop eventually, hopefully later this year. I was wondering if there are any changes or...
  16. alif.ashf

    [SOLVED] First build! Could I get some feedback?

    Hi guys, This is my first build to be used as a VFX workstation (for learning) lighting and rendering. I'd like to make sure these parts are the best at this price range & all are compatible before I purchase.
  17. V

    [SOLVED] Looking for best 3D graphics pc at around $1000

    I'm looking for a pc (desk or lap) that can handle apps like Maya and Autocad with ease. Gaming pc's have a lot of power, but I assume there must be a difference between gaming and 3D modeling. I'm using Blender right now but the Cycles render engine slows it down, especially when doing particle...
  18. J

    [SOLVED] Workstation + light gaming laptop

    Hello everyone. I'm searching for a workstation laptop for my girlfriend who is an interior designer and mostly uses 3ds Max, Sketchup, AutoCAD etc. for both modelling and rendering. I understand it is a CPU intensive workload and could benefit from multiple threads but I'm really not familiar...
  19. Viktor4645544

    Question Is it OK buying an old HP 8570w Workstation ?

    Hi. My question is it ok to buy old mobile HP workstation 8570w? It has these specs: i7-3520M CPU 2.9Ghz, Nvidia 1000K 2GB, 320GB SSD. Is it completely waste of time to look into used laptops or they can work even if they are old?
  20. C

    Question Need help in Mobile Workstation

    I need to buy a mobile workstation which can perform heavy computing like monte carlo simulation and data analysis. I'll not perform heavy 3D rendering like CAD. I've been thinking to use cpu: Intel Xeon W-10855M (12 MB Cache, 6 Core, 12 Threads, 2.40 GHz to 5.30 GHz, 45 W), GPU: Quadro T1000...
  21. I

    [SOLVED] How many power can bear my PSU ? 850W can really bear 800W ?

    Hello there, it's done, my new workstation parts has been shipped!! BUT the only part that it's missing is the PSU. :( It seems they re all out of stock everywhere (at least here in France and Europe). What i want to ask is : pcpartpicker website told me that the consumption of my WS will...
  22. WPostma

    [SOLVED] Extremely SLOW Dell Precision T7610 Workstation (has 10x lower benchmark scores than any other box in my office)

    So when I check Geekbench scores out and compare the Dell T7610 workstation I have to any other computer, it's mind-numbingly horribly slow. Latest geekbench 5.x scores are in the range 290-490 for single core, depending on bios options. Other Dell 7610 workstations owned by other people have...
  23. noGachaLuck

    Question Custom Build Workstation [Need Advise]

    Hello, I am looking to build a PC for work (URGENT). I managed to find most of the parts but I could not decide on the Power Supply Not sure which one is good, please advise! Aim Working mostly with unreal and heavy point cloud data files. Maya 3D modelling, Sculping in Zbrush and Texturing...
  24. krishna_balajee

    [SOLVED] Suggest a build or digitization of books?

    Hi, I'm sorry to post again but I'd be happy to get some replies. We're a team of 5 individuals indulged in the digitization of books. We're looking to create a workstation build with the budget of 1200 USD (90K INR) that will do the following: Connected to a high-end scanner and enable the...
  25. A

    [SOLVED] Workstation Build Help - 3D and Animation - 3000$

    Hi there, I'm building a new workstation as a 3D Generalist and Motion Designer. I need a balanced build for gpu render, vfx, after effects animation, particle simulation, and more. Hopefully buying it during November, my budget is approximately 3000€ Here's what I have so far: GPU: ASUS RTX...
  26. I

    [SOLVED] High-End Workstation for CPU Rendering ?

    Hello there, i am ready to buy a new workstation for architectural visualization. (3DS Max + Vray CPU Rendering) My budget is around 4500/5000€ (possibly monitors included) My idea is to buy: CPU : AMD 3970x Threadripper (i never had anything by AMD, i always sticked with Intel. Is it good ...
  27. R

    i3 9100 vs i5 9400 for graphic design work

    Hi everyone First off, please, no offense but i'm dead set between these two so no new suggestions please. With that out of the way; I'm putting together a new pc and i'm on a very tight budget and i'm an intel fanboy with no shame. I've already compared the gaming performance and for gaming...
  28. S

    [SOLVED] Intel Xeon Processors are better than core i series for desktop workstation ?

    Intel Xeon Processors are better than core i series for desktop workstation ? Which Xeon Processors are latest (2019-2020)and budget friendly (500$ or Less ) for 3D Production, VFX and Animation ?
  29. S

    Question How to choose a graphic card for GPU rendering ?

    How to choose a graphic card for GPU rendering (Mainly VFX, Not images only) ? Workstation or Mainstream which will be good and Better for fast Production ?
  30. N

    [SOLVED] New Gaming and workstation-ish build

    Hi guys, I am looking to build or buy a new pc very soon, as my current system has died. I am currently looking at 3 different systems, 2 custom built and 1 prebuild. could you guys give me any advice on which system to buy? thanks/ The systems are: custom built №1 ryzen 7 3700x, 1660 super...
  31. T

    [SOLVED] Twenty 8TB HDD connected to 3990x system?

    Hello, I am looking to build a system with a 3990x for work purposes. I need to connect twenty 8TB drives to the system and it needs to be fast with minimal bottlenecks. The M.2 slots will all have ssds occupied in addition. I will be using a PCIe to Sata card to accommodate all of these...
  32. V

    [SOLVED] safe to xeon e5 1620 running at 84 degree C under full load?

    Currently i have a temporary workstation PC which has a xeon e5-1620 0 running a 3.6ghz before i start using it to render for days together i wanted to confirm if running at 84 degree C under ful cpu load is alright for this processor? when the system is idle the processor sits at around 50...
  33. corabict

    Question PSU works fine but when connected to MB it ticks the green light flicks on and off.

    So I have A D20 workstation with 1050 TI. The problem now is that whenever I connect the power supply to the Pc the green light on the back of the PSU flicks on and off ... so I knew that the PSU is turned on and then off then on.. etc. but it turns on without pressing the power button .. so I...
  34. gmemoriam

    [SOLVED] Upgrading my 6700k to Ryzen 7/Ryzen 9 for video editing

    Hi everyone. I currently own a i7 6700k with a Corsair 32gb RAM 3000mhz, a GTX 1070 Strix GPU. I use this computer mainly to video editing and 2d motion graphics (Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects). I also use it for a casual gaming but it's just the 10% of the time. In my last few works...
  35. mrmurtaza

    Question HP WX-8600 Workstation CMOS Resets after shutdown

    I'm using HP WX-8600 Workstation and I have an issue with it. After shutdown, CMOS Settings resets even after replacing the battery. I tried to figure out the reason behind this but no luck, and I don't want it to be an issue with the motherboard. Machine Detail on HP Website
  36. M

    [SOLVED] Upgrading from Xeon e5-1620 v2 3.7ghz HELP!!!

    Hi, made an account just for this haha someone pls help me solve this!! So, i have a HP Z420 Workstation, Rx480 Sapphire Nitro+ 4gb and 16gb ram. I've been using this PC for gaming but this CPU falls short for almost all mainstream games this year. Can not afford to spend more than...
  37. modopolis

    Question PC Build - Workstation for Audiovisual in general! Which GPU it's fit best and other tips

    Hellou, everyone! I'm building a new PC for general work in audiovisual (motion design, a little bit of 3d apps, editing, and color correction). With a little bit of research, I found a good processor with a good price and I start my building use this processor as a base. I found some...
  38. SirenJoe

    [SOLVED] Architecture Workstation Help

    Hello everyone, I need a new windows PC workstation that can handle a lot of the programs used in architecture. I would also like it to have good gaming performance. Here is the list of programs I mainly use: (Autodesk) AutoCAD Inventor Revit (Adobe) Indesign Photoshop Illustrator (Microsoft)...
  39. enduserCC

    [SOLVED] Workstation Build for own research

    Hi, I’m considering buying my first workstation. My planned budget is around 3000$. The use case would be various software development tasks for my own projects. E.g. data science (Deep Learning), databases, also SE for embedded systems. I planned going with 2x Xeon E5 2690 v3, so my build...
  40. C

    [SOLVED] $600 PC Build for 3D Modelling and rendering, animation, design and gaming

    Hi, I need help to build new pc and i want to make it so i can run softwares that i need for work and college. What im using is : Adobe Photoshop Adobe Ilustrator Maya 3DS Max Autodesk inventor. I woud like to hear your suggestions for build (and please include coolers , case and Power Supply)...