PC purchase

I’m a designer working on Solid, Rhino, Photoshop and Freehand.
I’m in the process of buying a PC and would like some help regarding the specifications of processor, graphic card and so forth…

Search the board. subject comes up often. rarely answered. truth is if you dont know what your doing, get a name brand system and forget it. if you do know or want to learn, Google up on the latest tech (and then ask a question). stuff changes so much parts i ordered two months ago are probly outdated already.

I find Tom’s Hardware Guide to be quite useful. Lots of reviews and comparions, plus lowest price searches.

i like Tom’s. gotten some bad press lately it seems. but still use it. some others i sometimes find myself on -