I decided to try to get an RTX 3080 elsewhere so I removed the ASUS card from my order on Friday. I signed up to Stock Informer and was able to order an MSI card early on Saturday morning, to be delivered this Friday. My order is now in building. I ordered on 8th October.
I was going to go with the 750W originally, but ASUS recommend an 850W PSU with this card. I also put the components into a PSU calculator, using the maximum boost frequencies for the CPU and GPU and it recommended a little over 750W.
I chose the case for its airflow and because I prefer the...
I've updated the specs. Of course the case and PSU are both out of stock so I can't even confirm the order yet.
COOLERMASTER MASTERCASE H500M GAMING CASE
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X 16 Core CPU
ASUS® ROG STRIX X570-F GAMING (USB 3.2 Gen 2, PCIe 4.0) - ARGB Ready!
To decide what GPU and CPU you should get depends on whether the GPU or CPU is better for rendering in Arnold for your projects. If you aren't sure, you might want to check on an Arnold forum to see which is better for your needs. Either ask directly or search to see if someone has asked...