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New Gaming Rig

Post by Highwaym4n » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:54 am

As Nez pointed out, its larger than it looks..

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Post by RuXkii » Tue Jul 28, 2015 3:18 pm

I love that case! Ive always wanted to build a micro-atx system.
Thats going to be a monster in disguise! Very nice!
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Post by Nezakhan » Tue Jul 28, 2015 3:22 pm

I can't read the CPU. I see i7-59 and the rest is blurry.
Part list?
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Post by RuXkii » Tue Jul 28, 2015 3:31 pm

i7-5930K
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Post by Highwaym4n » Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:29 pm

Yes it is, Rux and thank you for the kind words! My last case was a beast, and almost all the components were a generation out, 2 in some cases. I wanted this to go the other direction for size and noise, so anywhere heat efficiency could be improved, it was. Only 2 of those fans actually got used, the others were replaced by a big slow mover at the bottom of the case. Those GPUs only spin up at 55 degrees and all 'working' drives are SSD to eliminate moving parts. That PSU was actually swapped out at the last minute due to size constraints, but still high efficiency to minimize voltage faults (again, less heat) the corsair link ties the PSU to the CPU chiller and any fans plugged into the mobo;thru USB connection on the mobo
Ram is 32 gig ddr4 at 3333hz
4 overall SSD in separate raid 0 configuration, one as main, second as games drive.

So, TLDR, A wee beast that you don't hear coming.
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Post by Nezakhan » Wed Jul 29, 2015 3:17 am

Through email with Puget systems for pricing they insisted there was no benefit to high frequency RAM and recommended matching what the CPU was rated for.
I would caution you away from high-speed RAM. We found it doesn't really make much of an impact on real-world performance:

https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/artic ... y-RAM-142/
and then later
I would go with 4 x 8GB of Corsair DDR4-2133. Intel rates these CPUs for 2133MHz memory, which is why we use that speed, and as I mentioned we have tested faster memory and found very little real-world performance difference.
Can I ask why you chose 3333hz?
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Post by PunkoSr » Wed Jul 29, 2015 3:45 am

You realize that article was from 2012, when they didn't have DDR4 memory for MB, let alone the X99 series MBs
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Post by Highwaym4n » Wed Jul 29, 2015 4:48 am

I have in fact, lied: It is 2800 mhz, as for why: I hate dealing with leftover components after an upgrade, so get good first time round. I had -considered- 3333 mhz, but that wouldve required putting the board into an OC setting, and then, heat. Also, what Punkz said.

re-re-re edit. THIS is it.

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.as ... 1438172601
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Post by Nezakhan » Wed Jul 29, 2015 6:46 am

PunkoSr wrote:You realize that article was from 2012, when they didn't have DDR4 memory for MB, let alone the X99 series MBs
I realized that, but he referenced to me just recently.

Gotta share us some benchmarks, Doc
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Post by Highwaym4n » Thu Jul 30, 2015 12:28 am

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/7958999

Can that be seen by anyone, or do you need to login..?

EDIT : I think thats working; odd about the graphics driver warning, or maybe not: I had just updated the nvidia from their notification, tonight, and immediately after installed Win 10, so probably some new stuff there as far as futuremark is concerned.
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Post by Highwaym4n » Thu Jul 30, 2015 6:46 am

And, as Northforge pointed out, the error is gone. It had said 'Graphics driver not validated".
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Post by Sosowac » Fri Jul 31, 2015 5:23 pm

Nice rig doc.
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Post by Highwaym4n » Sun Aug 02, 2015 1:02 pm

If anyone running Windows 10, can find a theme that achieves this:

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Please let me know. Thats a steam theme under WIndows 7, doesnt quite work on the right-click menu of 10 however.

Point being, I like minimizing the glare of stark white folders loading when Im going on/coming off nights.
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Re: New Gaming Rig

Post by Devastator » Sat Jan 15, 2022 6:58 pm

Finaly got a new gaming rig.
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