Budget 31-40k RIG for archiCAD and Atlantis software


A client of mine who is an Architect need a computer upto 35k budget range.

  1. Q: What is your budget?
    • 35k
  2. Q: Which hardware component are you looking to buy (component name). If you have already decided on a configuration then please mention the (component brand and model) as well, this will help us in fine tuning your requirement.
    • CPU - Intel Core i5
    • Motherboard - any compatible motherboard
    • Ram- Minimum 8GB. Any make.
    • Cabinet
    • Motherboard/Mouse
    • Tv tuner
    • Monitor
    • 500GB HDD
    • DVD writer

  3. Q: Is this going to be your final configuration or you would be adding/upgrading a component in near future. If yes then please mention when and which component
    • Graphic card

  4. Q: Where will you buy this hardware? (Online/City/TE Dealer)
    • Mumbai
    • Open to online purchase

  5. Q: Would you consider buying a second hand hardware from the TE market
    • No

  6. Q: What is your intended use for this PC/hardware
    • ArchiCAD, Autocad and Atlantis

  7. Q: Do you have any brand preference or dislike? Please name them and the reason for your preference/dislike.
    • Asus Motherboard

  8. Q: If you will be playing games then which type of games will you be playing?
    • no
  9. Q: What is your preferred monitor resolution for gaming and normal usage
    1. Desktop - 1920x1080

  10. Q: Are you looking to overclock?
    • Yes

  11. Q: Which operating system do you intend to use with this configuration?
    • Windows 7 64 bit


Cooler "Master"
@nish_pinto this is what I suggest --

Intel Core i5 3450 ~12500/-
GIGABYTE-B75M-D3H ~4500/-
Corsair Vengeance 4GB x2 1600MHz ~3600/-
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB ~3500/-
HP [boxed] optical drive ~1000/-
NZXT Elite Source 210 ~2500/-
Corsair CX v2430W ~2700/-
DeLL ST2220L ~8500/-
LOGITECH K200 ~750/-
APC BR650VA-IN ~2800/-

Hope this helps, Cheerio!

Does he really need an over-clockable RIG?
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Cooler "Master"
Thanks for the suggestion APLHA, but budget constraints. Upto 37k MAX.

Roll-back to the following components --

Core i5 2400 ~10500/-
Corsair ValueRAM 4GB x2 1333MHz ~2400/-
Cooler Master eLite 311 cabinet ~1900/-

Hope this helps, Cheerio!