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Corwin

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About Corwin

  • Title
    Member
  • Birthday 1995-04-25

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  • Gender
    Male

System

  • CPU
    AMD FX 6300
  • Motherboard
    Gigabyte AM3+ 760G
  • RAM
    Kingston HyperX 8GB(2x4) 1600 MHz
  • GPU
    Radeon HD 7870 1GB
  • Case
    NZXT Guardian 921RB Blue
  • Storage
    WD 1TB Blue
  • PSU
    Corsair CX750
  • Display(s)
    Asus VE228H 21.5 inch
  • Operating System
    Windows 7
  1. I would like to stick as close to $1500 as I can, I'll be using Blender, Meshroom, maybe Maya, Krita, and yeah I'll be using a drawing tablet.
  2. I need a laptop for homework that'll consist of 3D modeling, rendering, digital painting, and I would like to do some photo scanning with meshroom this summer while I'm away from my desktop. I would like to stay close to $1500 and it would be great to have good color accuracy. The Dell XPS 15 for $1,400 has great color accuracy but only a 1050ti. I like the idea of getting the MSI GS65 that also has great color accuracy as well as a better gpu for faster rendering but it's closer to $1,800. I did find a refurbished or as amazon calls it (renewed) GS65 for $1,400 but I'm not sure how safe that is to get(also doesn't have much storage, does it have a spot for a seccond ssd?). Someone suggested the Cyberpower Tracer III TSVR2200 but I couldn't find info on color accuracy of its monitor. They also suggested the Lenovo Legion y540/740(also costco has a y545 with a 1660ti that's I think supposed to be in the middle of those but I can't find any reviews or info on color accuracy of the screen), which have alright color accuracy and might be a good mid ground of faster gpu and color accuracy. I'm really not sure what to pick, what do you guys think about the dell XPS 15 vs something with a better gpu? Is it safe or a bad idea to get a renewed GS65? What do you think about these laptops and do you have any other suggestions?
  3. Corwin

    Better CPU or better GPU?

    Yeah from the US and I was hoping to spend $1,000-$1,300. Just need something to use during summers while I don't have my desktop. Decent battery life is always nice but I'll usually be close to an outlet so not a huge worry. And something on the lighter side would be nice so it's easier to take places but I'm not worried about trying to find some really light slim laptop.
  4. I'm looking for a new laptop to game a bit and also do 3d modeling, sculpting, and rendering stuff. I'm considering 2 that are basically the same except for the gpu and cpu. The slightly cheaper option has a Ryzen 7 R7-3750h and gtx 1660 ti and the other that's $100 more has an i7 8750h and gtx 1060. Is the better cpu worth a bit of a worse gpu? Also if you have better laptop suggestions feel free to drop them R7 3750h + GTX 1660 TI https://www.newegg.com/gold-steel-asus-tuf-gaming-tuf505du-eb74-gaming-entertainment/p/N82E16834235196?Description=ASUS TUF Gaming Laptop&cm_re=ASUS_TUF_Gaming_Laptop-_-34-235-196-_-Product i7-8750h + GTX 1060 https://www.newegg.com/metal-asus-tuf-gaming-fx504gm-es74-gaming-entertainment/p/N82E16834235064?Description=ASUS TUF Gaming Laptop&cm_re=ASUS_TUF_Gaming_Laptop-_-34-235-064-_-Product&Item=9SIAEYJ8ZZ0741
  5. I got a Samsung Notebook 9 Pro (I think 2018 model) a bit ago for school so I could draw on the screen. Sadly the Wacom Bamboo feel that would have been compatible with it is discontinued so I don't have many options for a bigger pen than the tiny one included. Right now my best option I'm aware of is getting a Samsung Tab 3 or 4 pen to use. QUESTION: Does anyone know if the larger pen that comes with the new 2019 model that hasn't come out yet will be compatible with the older models or should I get one of the Tab pens?
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    teespring pun shirt

    Made a pun shirt/hoodie with teespring if anyone likes puns. Made the graphic in google docs so it's not the best, but I'm gonna buy one and only need 3 to print. https://teespring.com/salty-pun
  7. So for anyone interested in getting a raspberry pi you can get a raspberry pi 2 b plus a media kit for $60 on massdrop and a $30 add on 3.2" touch display https://www.massdrop.com/buy/seeed-raspberry-pi-b-1gb-media-kit?referer=CPSK6Q&mode=guest_open&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Tech%20A%20Product%20Announcement%202015-10-08&utm_term=Community%20-%20Tech%20-%20MAU%20%28Active%29
  8. Corwin

    UltraWide Festival 2015

    You should show a few of your favs that didn't make it into the winning ten during the WAN show
  9. Corwin

    Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ Giveaway

    Smart switch is a cool feature
  10. Corwin

    PC Sort Of Turning On

    It's working now, I just had to turn it off and unplug the psu. thanks
  11. Corwin

    PC Sort Of Turning On

    It hasn't turned off yet running like this but there isn't a video signal from the mobo so I'm guessing you're right and it's a dead mobo. Thanks
  12. Corwin

    PC Sort Of Turning On

    no both are on
  13. Corwin

    PC Sort Of Turning On

    So my PC was working fine yesterday but it's not turning on today. I powered it on and the power LED is on, the case fans are on, the cpu fan is on, and the gpu fans are on but that's it. Does anyone know what could be wrong? If you need more info just ask.
  14. Corwin

    Platform Launch and MASSIVE GIVEAWAY

    username: Razore https://www.vessel.com/videos/JYZEYDYx0(looks great with the white and black tubing by the way glad you went that rout) https://www.vessel.com/videos/Yj4PbcgKj Also shared the youtube video, referal link, and link to this page on Facebook
  15. Corwin

    Intel NUC Giveaway

    Looks pretty sweet
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