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48-Core 3D Rendering Workstation w/ Triple 4k

by marksman

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88 Comments

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Date Published

April 18, 2018

CPU Clock Rate

2.6 GHz

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.569 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

11.1 GHz

Description

I replaced my main workstation (3930k w/ triple HD monitors) with a 7980xe rig w/ triple 4k.

All of the machines work together over a local network to render images super fast. The main programs I use are 3ds Max and Vray.

This is my 4th build, but gave my old main rig to my gf because 6 cores isn't significant enough to justify buying another render license. If I were to start over, I would have 1 main rig with packed gpu render node, as gpu rendering is becoming ridiculously amazing.

If you are perhaps curious about the Wall-PC in front, here is the build log: https://imgur.com/gallery/Euknr

Setup was a breeze, but had so many problems with drivers and Windows 10 stuff.

Happy to answer any questions.

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napreaux 1 Build 21 points 9 months ago

One of your monitors costs more than my entire budget for my whole build was...

SamGulliver 0 points 8 months ago

Same

Yognaught_Ace 2 Builds 8 points 9 months ago

clicked for one, got three, not complaining.

MightyAlFred 3 Builds 7 points 9 months ago

Yup, I remember your previous builds and liked them too, very nice work.

I also like to see this much power actually used for work, it feels like the parts are really fulfilling a purpose.

Fordesman 2 points 8 months ago

Yes I love how it’s not an incredibly powerful build “just because”.

Wolf88 4 Builds 5 points 9 months ago

I dunno, something’s missing, I think you need a fourth computer ;p

iamthekeymaker 1 Build 1 point 2 months ago

haha insane!

avengedJC 4 points 9 months ago

Daaaammmmmnnnn!

Would love to know what you do for a living to be able to afford all this!?

RegularTimster 1 point 2 months ago

Streaming minesweaper

antonjetpack 3 points 9 months ago

when his ram costs almost triple half the price of your computer.

yay999 1 point 6 months ago

when his ram costs more than your entier gaming setup

antonjetpack 1 point 6 months ago

dude same

hitechplumber69 1 point 20 days ago

same here as well.

sptogl 1 Build 1 point 5 months ago

when his ram costs 5 times as much as your whole build

skyrise 1 Build 2 points 9 months ago

WOW!

Garog 1 Build 2 points 9 months ago

Very impressive, your room/office is quite possibly my dream setup. Very clean, very white.

MuchLinux6500 2 Builds 2 points 9 months ago

W o a h. That’s impressive!

Mariofox 2 points 9 months ago

Nice! I like all of the monitor, plus the ability to TV game too in the same room.

RapidFTW 2 points 9 months ago

Where do you get this money?!?!

antonjetpack 2 points 9 months ago

small loan of 15 grand

SamGulliver 1 point 8 months ago

What about everything else?

mfhunter63 1 Build 2 points 9 months ago

Does this have the ability to materialize your games in to your room? Good god this setup is something you see in movies, or dreams.....

renan_rlr 2 points 9 months ago

I saw on Reddit that you live in Brazil. As a Brazilian myself, my major curiosity is to know where do you buy all this amazing parts.

Hatushara 1 Build 2 points 9 months ago

gorgeous build. I wouldn't have patience for the wall build. congrats! +1 Sooo... you single?

Logan04 2 points 9 months ago

Holy ****

Mtthwmths 2 Builds 2 points 9 months ago

Is that little fan cooling an M.2?

marksman submitter 4 Builds 3 points 9 months ago

the vrms. Not sure how big of a difference it makes though :-)

SirHalpin 1 Build 2 points 9 months ago

I don't think that's an M.2 slot up there. but there are M.2 fans and heatsinks, the drives can get fairly hot

PresentsPC 2 points 9 months ago

ahem. feature?

vikster125 2 points 6 months ago

Why the pic of the drums lol

sushiman 3 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

Holy, no sleeved cables! JK, i'm sure you'll get to it! That's freaking awesome man, great job! Only change I'd recommend is sanded down that popcorn ceiling =D.

hi_im_snowman 1 point 9 months ago

Incredible sir, I applaud your efforts and dedication. Have any thoughts to share on the 7980XE? Power usage, temps, rendering power, etc?

+1 mate, what a wonderful job.

Otterman366 10 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

is your front panel gone due to temperatures? or just so that you can see all of the led fans

DRogGTX 1 point 9 months ago

Amazing...

robax25 1 point 9 months ago

you have 3pcs. you explain about only one pc. What does about others?can you explain more please. It is really helpful for us

marksman submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

I have them listed on my other builds here:

https://pcpartpicker.com/user/marksman/builds/

bladd12001 3 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

The division, excellent game, and this is insanely powerful, wonderful job. +1

skygunner27 2 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

Congrats on your C700P build! +1 I see you got your LL fans. I switched to Thermaltake's latest Premium Riing fans because the LL's wouldn't remember the color I set, if I powered down the psu....weird. I'd have to say that the C700P, is one of the best cases ever made. I really do like the Quadstellar by Deepcool, but the GPU compartment gets really hot for 1080ti SLI.

Anyway I just wanted to stop by and say how awesome your setup is!

marksman submitter 4 Builds 2 points 9 months ago

Ah thanks a lot man. Definitely have a bunch of your build pics on my PC somewhere when I was getting references of what I wanted to get :-)

skygunner27 2 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

I'm glad my build helped. I just showed my son's your setup! They love your Bumblebee build and C700P with 7980XE.

I've been contemplating going liquid. If I do, I am going with Thermaltake. My temps are really good in the C700P. I really like what Thermaltake is doing, but don't know if I want to deal with the maintenance or hassle of liquid cooling.

http://ttpremium.com/product/pacific-m360-plus-liquid-cooling-kit/

http://ttpremium.com/product/pacific-v-gtx-1080ti-plus-transparent-asus-rog/

I may fill the top drive bay with a Blu-ray writer. It's starting to bother me that there is nothing there except for a mesh grill LOL...

Crazycatman 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

Cool Computers! I'm guessing you saved for a couple months. I'll probably be Technical person, or some online type. Forgot what my Dad said last night lol. But, you have a good future ahead of you.

DeadCarrot 2 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

This is crazy! Insane setup, great job on the wall mounted PC.

Real_GabeN_ 1 point 9 months ago

GOD ALL MIGHTY

Tank_Blaster 1 point 9 months ago

damn i want underground bunker with inifinite free internet connection electricity and water like that

EMC-2 1 point 9 months ago

cool, nice setup!!!

Capt_Picard 1 Build 1 point 9 months ago

Love the setup. And the big TV.

EthanThePcMaster 1 point 9 months ago

I saw this exact setup in my dreams...

EthanThePcMaster 1 point 9 months ago

Linus would've be proud...

TastyMango 1 point 9 months ago

Dream setup

ProbablyProdigy 3 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

So um... can you like, adopt me?

D.Roc 1 Build 1 point 9 months ago

Nice rig, just updated to 4k myself. You must trade!!!

Fogell_adventures 1 point 8 months ago

DAMN you are living LIFE 4 different computers (nice ones too) And if your bored want to watch you tube or Netflix on the big screen or go on Xbox/PS4 just turn around and bam Do that your living man Sick Setup!

Abdul_M_SK 1 point 8 months ago

most expensive build on pcpp. well done

Bewitchedgames 1 point 8 months ago

but can it play pong

Fordesman 1 point 8 months ago

I wonder how many rockets you could hypothetically send to the moon if you compare this with 1969’s computing power? This should be an overall computing unit. Rockets.

Radox-0 5 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

Great build here as per your others. I will confess, how are you getting the 48 cores or am I missing something obvious here?

SeriousG 1 point 8 months ago

Hey! Nice builds. I am not a jealous person but if I was… You seem like the person that could give me a straight answer on my current Question.

I am currently working on a 3ds max focused build. I am also going to run Realflow and Davinci Resolve but Max with Vray, Zbrush, Adobe Suite, Marmoset and all of their friends are the main stays of my workflow. I have been cobbling together this build since January and have been researching my parts and hitting buy when prices drop. I am already planning another build with more cores but one machine at a time.

*I am wondering about your choice of Pros over Evos. The motherboard I have bought has two NVME sockets and I only want to fill them once. I am not going any smaller than 1tb regardless but if I can save $200.00CAD by using an Evo over Pro because it won’t make a difference to max I will. Ie. Use the 1tb evo as a boot and software drive and 2tb pro for a swap disk will it matter to max?

Any advice on File/Disk management would be greatly appreciated.

The main Components I am using (and have purchased) are:

*ROG CROSSHAIR VI EXTREME

*RYZEN 7 1800X

*RADEON PRO WX 7100

I also have a 2tb Crucial mx500 that I will be using as a working backup drive and 2tb FireCuda to keep media and games on. I am considering creating an raid but that’s down the road. Once again I thank you in advance for your time considering my question.

arty667 1 point 8 months ago

Nice mirror. Take my +1 for nothing but the mirror.

_d0nut 2 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

why not a titan v instead of 1080ti

Roljia 1 point 7 months ago

Gott dang I need to get into 3d Editing,

cunningroos 1 point 7 months ago

Hi, is this VR ready?

PinguOW 1 point 7 months ago

When his ram costs more than your whole pc budget

PinguOW 1 point 7 months ago

also when his ram is more expensive than 1 of his gpus

JackKillEveryday 1 point 7 months ago

See that, https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/4xyt3. Be the way, the price are custom (Combination of a lot of piece)

GROOVYMITCH 1 point 7 months ago

mine is 10grand usd why two terabytes of ssd

D.Roc 1 Build 1 point 7 months ago

This thing is absolutely amazing....

Great customization, love the radiator.

thanatos1 1 point 6 months ago

Nice rig. I am planning on doing something very similar. Same mobo, same AIO cooler, and same chip.

Any issues with setting up the motherboard? I've heard different stories.

Are you OCing it? If so, how high? And how is the H115i holding up keeping the temps down?

Thanks

marksman submitter 4 Builds 1 point 4 months ago

Hey there I am overclocking my 7980xe to 4.1. Get's a bit high but manageable

PierreVisconti 1 point 6 months ago

Atleast he got $50 of mail in rebates

HashSlingerSlasher 1 point 5 months ago

Best gaming set up ever with the most basic keyboard? Lol

By the way how the **** do you afford this and why did you buy this, pardon my languagem

marksman submitter 4 Builds 1 point 4 months ago

Hey there, I like the keyboard because of the many macro keys on the left. I am a 3d artist and use them a lot :-)

slightly_upset_cheese 1 point 4 months ago

your ram alone costs more than my entire build (980 euro)

TheZurix 1 point 4 months ago

You are my hero.

VelcroTOAD 1 point 4 months ago

nice

ratelaitor1 1 point 4 months ago

Dafuq is Goethe doing in your room

Edan223 1 point 3 months ago

your mother board costs as much as my pc.

Ghostfox47 1 point 3 months ago

I'd call it overkill, just seems like way to much

carecamaster77 1 point 2 months ago

Wow

Is that Beethoven? +10

marksman submitter 4 Builds 1 point 2 months ago
carecamaster77 1 point 2 months ago

I meant that painting on the wall, on pic 6, upper left corner... Great 3d art anyway!

Brorsen 1 point 2 months ago

can u like chill

RegularTimster 1 point 2 months ago

Your storage is twice (almost triple) the cost of my entire setup.

BlazerOrb 1 point 29 days ago

Conspiracy theory: some pf the pictures aren't real, they're art he's made.

undeadrebel1441 1 Build 1 point 28 days ago

What desk is this ?

hitechplumber69 1 point 20 days ago

ok gotta ask........how stacked out is your girl friend or do you even have one? nice builds!

hitechplumber69 1 point 20 days ago

ok other comment got deleted but one GPU is almost twice as much as my build.

Entiddie -2 points 9 months ago

Please explain how 3 pc's ..... what... nvm..

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