My name is Otávio Costa de Oliveira and i am a college student at the Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre (Universidade Federal das Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre) in Brazil.
The reason why i'm making this request is to gatter some help for raising funds to buy a new computer adequate for fast 3D rendering and other 3D aplications, since i have interest in making 3D models specially for educational purposes.
My course, Biomedical Informatics (Informática Biomédica), specializes in the mixture between Computer Science and Biomedicine, and since we gather both knowledge of those topics, i am beggining to learn more and more about 3D modeling for an extra class voluntary project to develop anatomy 3D printed models for visually impaired visitors in the university's museum of anatomy, and not only that but the development of 3D could come in handy as a freelance option to gatter some money not only for the expenses like bus fare, but also to have some kind of income since i am also doing something that i can enjoy and improve.
In this case, the necessity of a better computer comes from the fact that 3D aplications like Blender and any other 3D modeling softwares, requires vast amounts of memory and processing power mainly for rendering, witch is the technique used to create high quality images of3D objects, so in this case, basicaly the more detailed the shape and complexity of the object, the higher the demand for processing power. My current computer, in this case, can barelly support these types of aplications making simple and fundamental steps of 3D modeling an very time consuming and dificult task.
Analysing the costs, a good computer build for my need would cost a base pricing of 650$ ~(2600 R$), but with 1000$ ~(4000 R$) i could not only buy a true professional computer workstation but also every other equipment and periferal that would set my workplace. Even if this request only gather the amount for the base viable computer, i would be deeply grated for the support of the backers that would help me with my request.
I will try my best to gatter every penny i could get that could help me to raise the necessary funds, but i really could use your help, since i'm yet too inexperient (second year of graduation) for the marketplace, and also Brazil is facing a terrible unemployment rating making almost impossible to get a job without experience and part time jobs at least in my region are unexistent.