Beginner looking for a desktop

Hello everyone, so i am learning to use sketchup and the goal is to use it with vray for rendering. My work field is interior decor and design.

My laptop is driving me crazy, right now i have a old dell latitude E6440 and i was looking for a desktop that can manage both sketch up and vray without shutting down.

So i was looking in stores here in Portugal, and after reading many discussions here, i am interest in these desktops:

option 1

Technical characteristics

1 USB 3.0 | 2 USB 2.0 | HD Audio

Intel Core i7 13700KF

Intel Core i7
13th Generation

2,5Ghz Efficient/3.4Ghz Perfomance, turbo a 4.2Ghz Efficient/ 5,3Ghz perfomance 30

Hexadeca Core

RAM memory 32 gb

1 TB SSD

graphic card NVIDIA RTX 4060TI 8GB OC

Chassis: SPCC 1.2 mm black | Form factor: ATX | 6 ARGB fans | Tempered glass: front and side 4mm

option 2

AMD Ryzen 9

1 TB

32 GB

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Ti 8GB

What do you think? option 1 or 2? :slight_smile: off course, none of the above, is a fair answer too! :sweat_smile:

Thanks in advance for your time!

Intel 13700 is a little faster than the ryzen 9 7900.

But the HP Omen is from a reputable supplier with better after-sales support.

If you wish for more performance then the graphics card is the item to upgrade…4700 or 4700ti.

With rendering you will find that the cooling capacity of the PC has a large effect on noise, reliability, Power use, and performance.

For a different option i made this pc configuation from a portgual website…it seems like a specialist company that knows their stuff. Maybe try calling them for advice and assistance.
This specification is higher tham the ones you posted.

BOX
CORSAIR 3000D AIRFLOW MID TOWER GAMING
Processor (CPU)
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D CPU with 16 cores (4.2 GHz-5.7 GHz/144 MB CACHE with 3D V-CACHE/AM5 technology) ASUS® TUF GAMING
Motherboard
B650-PLUS WIFI (AM5, DDR5, PCIe 4.0, Wi-Fi 6)
Memory (RAM)
32GB PCS PRO DDR5 4800 MHz (2 x 16GB)
Graphics Card
ASUS TUF GEFORCE RTX 4070 OC EDITION 12 GB - HDMI, DP
Card support graphics
NONE (BRACKET INCLUDED AS STANDARD ON 4070 Ti / RX 7700 XT AND ABOVE)
1st M.2 SSD Disk 1TB
SSD PCS PCIe M.2 (up to 2200MB/R, 1500MB/W) CORSAIR 850W RMx SERIES™ MODULAR
Power Supply
80 PLUS® GOLD, ULTRA QUIET
Power Cord
1 x 1.5 meter C13 - Type F (Europe) power cord (1.0mm core)
Processor Cooling
FrostFlow 240 Series PCS High Performance Liquid Cooler with ARGB
Paste Thermal
EXTREME CONDUCTIVITY THERMAL COMPOUND ARCTIC MX-4
Sound Card
HIGH DEF AUDIO (STANDARD) INTEGRATED 6 CHANNEL (5.1)
Network Card
2.5Gbe LAN PORT
Options USB/Thunderbolt
MIN. 2 x USB 3.0 PORTS AND 2 x USB 2.0 PORTS ON BACK PANEL + MIN. 2 FRONT DOORS Windows 11 Home
Operating System
64 Bit - inc. Single License
Operating System Language
Portugal/Portugal - Portuguese Language
Windows
Recovery Recovery Image Windows 10/11 Multi-Language - Unlimited Online Account Downloads
Office Software
FREE 30-Day Trial of Microsoft 365® (Operating System Required) Norton 360
Antivirus

  • Free 90-Day License Microsoft® Edge
    Browser Warranty 3-Year Gold Warranty (2 Years Collection and Return, 2 Years of Parts, 3 Years of Labor) Delivery 5-DAY DELIVERY TO PORTUGAL Assembly Time Standard assembly - approximately 5 to 7 business days

Price: €2,360.00 including VAT and Delivery

Single URL to reconfigure: https://www.pcspecialist.pt/configuracoes-guardadas/amd-am5-pc/nCZRvgPkzJ/

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I really appreciate the time you took to give me such a complete answer! :slight_smile: I already knew the site but as I didn’t know how to choose the pieces I didn’t even take the risk, so I can say what a great help it gave me! :slight_smile: I’m already in contact with the company to find out about the assistance! Thanks!!!

No problem. I didnt put a huge amount of time into selecting items, but the CPU, and graphics card are the most important.
Graphics card is definitely #1!!!

For example a 4700ti has 36% more power then a 4600ti.
Thats a very noticeable different in performance! Meaning your hardware will last a long time before it needs upgrading in future.

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