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Old   September 2, 2013, 13:28
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I,m learning how to work on CFD for my phd studies. Im not doing anything "extreme" since my research is mostly experimental. I would just like to use some CFD to validate my work.

Do you think this computer is good enough? (US$ 2200)

Processor: I7-3930k (6x 3.20 ghz)

Cooling system:corsair hydro series H60 liquid cooling system (ARC dual silent high performance fan)

Memory: 32 gb (8 gb x 4) DDR3 1600 mhz

Video card: Nvidia GeForce 760 GTX 2gb

Motherboard: ASUS P9X79 LE. 2 x USB 3.0

Power supply: 860 watt corsair ax860

Im using ansys fluent and star ccm+


Thx in advance.
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Old   September 3, 2013, 11:10
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Old   September 4, 2013, 08:42
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Well, we have no idea at all about the magnitude of the problem that you need to solve, therefore we can't really comment without any certainty. However, that is a nice system, and you can do a lot of "meaningful" work with it.
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