PC Building Guide for 3D Animation & Rendering
Written by Arthur Whitehead on Jan. 6th 2021
At this point I've had so many people ask me about what PC parts or what laptop to buy for 3D animation and rendering that I had to make this post for everyone.

There are people that keep up a lot more with the updates and trends when it comes to building PC's for GPU rendering and video rendering work than I do. So instead of giving my 2 cents I've linked their video directly for you to watch. This video was created by 
Motion Designers Community and they helped me a lot when I was really into building the best PC I could and pouring money into it for 3D. So shoutout to them

These are my current specs for what I use on a day to day basis, these days I work 100% off my laptop but I used to link to my workstation and use it for a lot of the bulk rendering.

I've explained a lot of my workflows between the two how everything was setup in my free guide a lot of you have received through email.

Laptop Build (Main PC):
CPU: Intel Core i9-9880H 2.3GHz up to 4.8GHz boost
RAM: 32GB DDR4
GPU 1: GeForce RTX 2080 8GB GDDR6 Max-Q
Storage SSD: 2TB NVME SSD
Storage HDD: 1TB 7200RPM
OS Windows 10 (x64)

Workstation Render Unit:
Case: Corsair Carbide Air 540
Motherboard: Asus Prime Z370-A LGA1151
CPU: Intel Core i7-9700K 3.6GHz up to 4.9GHz boost
PSU: Corsair HX1200i 1200W
RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws 64GB (4x16GB) DDR4
GPU 1: x1 EVGA Geforce RTX 2080ti + EVGA 2080 Ti GPU 11GB Hybrid Cooling Kit
GPU 2: x1 Palit Gefore GTX 1080ti 11GB
Storage SSD: x1 250GB, x1 500GB, x1 1TB
Storage HDD: x2 1TB x1 8TB
OS Windows 10 (x64)

Also check out this video from 2019 which covers my workstation build:
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