I'm thinking of buying a new system. Obviously the CPU is a
Possible choices (from Dell):
. Intel Core i7 3960X ($1K)
. Intel Core i7 3960X with NVIDIA Tesla C2075 ($3K total))
. Intel Xeon E5690 ($3K)
. Intel Xeon E5690 + Tesla C2075 (about $6.5)
. There are some "server" Xeons that are about $7K each.
I'd consider these, but I couldn't buy the system from Dell then.
I want about the highest performance on one system.
The system would cost about $15K for memory, motherboard,
case, graphics, disks, plus about $10K for AutoCAD, or about
This means the system price will be about $26K
to about $42K (2 "server Xeons, plus 1 C2075)
I will probably get the Tesla C2075 even if it
doesn't help with AutoCAD, but I don't want to
go to E5600 or even more expensive Xeon's if it
. I'm not considering 2 Teslas since they won't fit
in any system with the other stuff that I need.
. I might be
. I might buy from a company that does video editing stuff
instead of from Dell, but I am using the Dell pricing
here just to have real price information
. Even if I could split the systems and
(Pricing information estimated from:
on 2011 December 04)
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