At 11/24/17 02:17 AM, drake-rex wrote:
Hi, I hope there's still people following this thread that could help me
Maybe one or two, and I'm not exactly l33t status, but I try and stay well read.
I will say this: building your own PC is right up there with working on a car, as far as manliness is concerned.
Sure you can buy a shitty pre-fab PC loaded with crap software, crap components, OR you can be a man and build something worthy of your time. Research, if you have the time, will make the process of selecting components easier; usually reading product reviews from one or two sales sites helps.
I'm an artist that knows nothing of computers and wants to build himself a new one, because the old one is already on it's last legs
What are you using now? It's possible a good program cleaning and some new components would be more cost effective.
I'm not looking for anything over the top. Something that I can use multiple monitors, play some basic games and maybe learn to animate and stuff
OK, so no AAA, frame dropping, hot video game action...
Again, I know nothing about electronics. So if you could, please answer in like a very basic way ;w;
Depends on your budget and if you'd like to upgrade components in the future, or just get a new PC.
Some programs run better on certain computers, check your art programs forums for an idea.
Personally, I'd recommend a cheap Ryzen CPU (should come with a fan, but if that's too noisy, they have cheap water coolers, provided your PC chassis/case can accommodate it), an Asus motherboard (mobo), I guess 8GB of RAM would be okay. There are a lot of decent mid-range cards that support more than one monitor.