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Re: New Workstation

Post by landmeterbeuckx » Thu May 26, 2016 9:48 am

I've got an estimate for following machine (main parts):
-dell 7910
-Dual Intel Xeon Processor E5-2650 v3 (10C HT, 25MB Cache, 2.3GHz Turbo) [338-BFDN]
-128GB ram
-MegaRAID SAS 9341-8i 12Gb/s PCIe SATA/SAS controller - SW RAID 0, 1,5,10 [403-BBHC]
-1 * 1TB Adata DP910 SSD 2.5 inch SATA 6Gb/s, 1M Hrs MTBF {CS] [252-10179]
-1 * 1TB Adata DP900 SSD 2.5 inch SATA 6Gb/s, 1M Hrs MTBF {CS] [252-10183]
-Nvidia Quadro K5200 8GB (2 DP, 2 DL-DVI-I) (2 DP to SL-DVI adapter) [490-BCCO]

and some other stuff.
Price wthout screen, mouse, keyboard and VAT is 8800,00€
What do you guys think off this?

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Re: New Workstation

Post by danielgadowski » Thu May 26, 2016 10:04 am

Jason Warren wrote:
danielgadowski wrote:One thing i could suggest would be instead of going for the Raid on normal SSD's go for the PCIe SSD drives. They can be even twice as fast as normal SSD!
Like one of these?
https://www.overclockers.co.uk/samsung- ... 15-sa.html
yep, some of those. Plenty of different ones around, Intel, Samsung and others.
Instead of connecting to the system via SATA interface, which is a weak link you use your PCI-E bus to access your data at a much higher rate.
Shorter life span of the SSD's is a trade off thou

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Re: New Workstation

Post by danielgadowski » Thu May 26, 2016 10:06 am

landmeterbeuckx wrote:I've got an estimate for following machine (main parts):
-dell 7910
-Dual Intel Xeon Processor E5-2650 v3 (10C HT, 25MB Cache, 2.3GHz Turbo) [338-BFDN]
-128GB ram
-MegaRAID SAS 9341-8i 12Gb/s PCIe SATA/SAS controller - SW RAID 0, 1,5,10 [403-BBHC]
-1 * 1TB Adata DP910 SSD 2.5 inch SATA 6Gb/s, 1M Hrs MTBF {CS] [252-10179]
-1 * 1TB Adata DP900 SSD 2.5 inch SATA 6Gb/s, 1M Hrs MTBF {CS] [252-10183]
-Nvidia Quadro K5200 8GB (2 DP, 2 DL-DVI-I) (2 DP to SL-DVI adapter) [490-BCCO]

and some other stuff.
Price wthout screen, mouse, keyboard and VAT is 8800,00€
What do you guys think off this?

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Looking good apart from the price :)
I would probably go for a processor with a faster singular core speed. Something over 3 GHz. Depending on what you are going to use it for obviously. Bear in mind that majority of software uses mainly one core for majority of operations and multicores just for some.
Also i still believe that Quadro cards are overrated for laser scanning applications :)

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Re: New Workstation

Post by landmeterbeuckx » Thu May 26, 2016 10:19 am

I would use it for
-faro scene
-veesus arena 4d
-autocad civil3d with kubit extensions
-autocad revit

Is it to overrated for these applications. I want to have a machine that will last for the next 3-4 years and with the possibility for upgrades afterwards, that's why i choose the dell 7910 tower
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Re: New Workstation

Post by danielgadowski » Thu May 26, 2016 10:34 am

Not sure about Faro and Arena, but Autodesk products rely mainly on clock speed. Bump up that processor speed and you will be good.

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Re: New Workstation

Post by Damien3D » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:35 pm

Hey guys,
Very interesting thread!
Thanks for all the feedback and advice.

Any updated recommendations?

I'm looking for a workstation capable of handling big point cloud projects (200+ scans) using the following :
Faro Scene + VR
Cyclone Register
Jetstream and Cloudworks
Revit
Navisworks

What should I be looking at?

Thanks for your help!

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Re: New Workstation

Post by fillway » Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:07 am

Damien3D wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:35 pm
Hey guys,
Very interesting thread!
Thanks for all the feedback and advice.

Any updated recommendations?

I'm looking for a workstation capable of handling big point cloud projects (200+ scans) using the following :
Faro Scene + VR
Cyclone Register
Jetstream and Cloudworks
Revit
Navisworks

What should I be looking at?

Thanks for your help!
Check out the this Threadripper thread for some decent recommendations:

https://www.laserscanningforum.com/foru ... per#p73875

The 2990WX has reached Cinebench scores of over 7000, over twice that of my non-overclocked 1950x. Pretty crazy
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Re: New Workstation

Post by Damien3D » Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:32 pm

fillway wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:07 am
Damien3D wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:35 pm
Hey guys,
Very interesting thread!
Thanks for all the feedback and advice.

Any updated recommendations?

I'm looking for a workstation capable of handling big point cloud projects (200+ scans) using the following :
Faro Scene + VR
Cyclone Register
Jetstream and Cloudworks
Revit
Navisworks

What should I be looking at?

Thanks for your help!
Check out the this Threadripper thread for some decent recommendations:

https://www.laserscanningforum.com/foru ... per#p73875

The 2990WX has reached Cinebench scores of over 7000, over twice that of my non-overclocked 1950x. Pretty crazy
Thanks fillway,
That is a lot of information there!
I may need a few years to try and get to the bottom of it...
I'm not really into that game and my computer guy doesn't really have the time to explore unfortunately.
There doesn't seem to be anything available off the shelf for this kind of applications, right?
But thanks heaps for sharing, I did learn a few things.
:lol:

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Re: New Workstation

Post by fillway » Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:31 am

Damien3D wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:32 pm
quote=fillway post_id=74999 time=1549516027 user_id=41030]

Thanks fillway,
That is a lot of information there!
I may need a few years to try and get to the bottom of it...
I'm not really into that game and my computer guy doesn't really have the time to explore unfortunately.
There doesn't seem to be anything available off the shelf for this kind of applications, right?
But thanks heaps for sharing, I did learn a few things.
:lol:
No problem! Off the shelf, probably not. However, building your own computer is really quite easy. It is really just a matter of picking the right components. It is really as easy as putting a few legos together; granted, they are some pretty expensive legos.

If you decide to go down the DIY path, give me a shout. there are plenty of great resources available online to help you, including step by step walkthroughs. You may even get lucky and find a build guide for your exact configuration, although it is generally the same procedure, no matter what parts you happen to pick
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Re: New Workstation

Post by jamesworrell » Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:57 am

Damien3D wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:32 pm
There doesn't seem to be anything available off the shelf for this kind of applications, right?
Dell Alienware ..

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