Intel Core i5 8400 and Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 enough for Blender?


#1

So I want to upgrade from a laptop to a new pc, I tried to put the best components but not too expensive.
I will use it for rendering (Cycles, and maybe Eevee), modeling, texturing (big images), animation, physics and a some gaming:

-Intel Core i5 8400
-Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 6GB
-16 GB of RAM

So what do you think? Is it enough for what I want?


(Felix Kütt) #2

Assuming you are from the US(so the rebates would apply):

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i5-8400 2.8GHz 6-Core Processor $179.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard ASRock - Fatal1ty H370 Performance ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $99.98 @ Newegg
Memory Team - Dark 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $129.89 @ OutletPC
Storage Toshiba - OCZ TR200 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $44.99 @ Amazon
Storage Toshiba - Product Series:DT01ACA 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $22.95 @ Amazon
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1070 8GB FTW2 Gaming iCX Video Card $340.00 @ Newegg
Case Cougar - MX330-G ATX Mid Tower Case $39.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair - CXM 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $42.98 @ Newegg
Case Fan Cooler Master - SickleFlow (Red) 69.7 CFM 120mm Fan $5.50 @ Amazon
Case Fan Cooler Master - SickleFlow (Red) 69.7 CFM 120mm Fan $5.50 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $961.77
Mail-in rebates -$50.00
Total $911.77
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-09-14 12:37 EDT-0400

edit:
Motherboard review:

Case unboxing/review (for the lulz of seeing a guy bang at the tempered glass window with a pan :rofl: ):


#3

Thanks for the info, but I think you misunderstood me, I was asking if the components I said at the beginning will be enough for running Blender fine for what I said I will be using it for.
I put the wrong title, I will change it for no more misunderstanding…


(dgorsman) #4

Should be OK for average hobby work. You won’t get commercial rendering times but with some patience it should work well.


#5

Ok, I’ve seen some Blender render test and I think it´s fine, thanks.