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About stealth80


  • CPU
    Ryzen R7 1700
  • Motherboard
    Gigabyte AX370 Aorus Gaming 5
  • RAM
    16 GB GSkill Trident Z RGB 3200mhz
  • GPU
    Palit Gamerock Premium 1080 GTX
  • Case
    INWIN 303
  • Storage
    Samsung XP941 256GB
  • PSU
    Fractal Design Newton R3 1000w (White)
  • Display(s)
    Asus RoG Swift 27" G-Sync 1440P
  • Cooling
    Custom Water Loop
  • Keyboard
    Corsair K65 RGB Lux
  • Mouse
    Corsair M65
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 64 Bit
  • PCPartPicker URL

Profile Information

  • Gender
  • Location
    Cornwall, UK
  • Interests
    Football (Liverpool), MMOs, RPG, FPS, FIFA, Cars, Movies and Music, Gym
  • Occupation
    Aircraft Engineer

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  1. Planned PC or wait?? 3300$

    build is solid, something to note, there's rumours of Nvidia 1180 and Intel 9700K are to drop later this year, i guess the choice is yours
  2. Double check my build.

    Sorry if I’m missin something here, but I thought your budget was $650? The build I suggested is like $652. if that’s the way you want to go (personally I wouldn’t, I’m not sure how well Ryzen 2 plays with 4 dimms, Ryzen one couldn’t or rarely ran speeds higher than 2933mhz with 4) just grab 2x4gb sticks from Corsair/gskill (my preferred brands)
  3. Double check my build.

    not available yet, hence the X series, but they are coming
  4. Double check my build.

    You should opt for faster ram for gaming, i would also take the newer chip/boards, its a little more than your build, but has the options covered, I'm pretty sure the board is USB type c/3.1 as well so need for the card PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor ($198.97 @ Newegg) Motherboard: Gigabyte - X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard ($140.98 @ Newegg) Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LED 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($168.00 @ Newegg) Storage: Crucial - MX500 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($74.89 @ OutletPC) Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G2 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg) Total: $652.83 Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-04-20 13:56 EDT-0400
  5. Should I buy it or not?

    My point being, that when that all releases, current prices will ultimately drop Coffee Lake AFAIK, were getting 14nm 8 core prior to Ice lake hitting, it is of course based on rumour https://www.extremetech.com/computing/267618-intel-docs-reference-8-core-coffee-lake-cpu
  6. Should I buy it or not?

    I wouldn't buy anything yet, Coffee Lake 8 core and rumoured 2800X are incoming along with Z390 boards
  7. yup, tbf AAtech are normally pretty good, but they were way off today, had the 2700X trouncing 8700k in games i was like I'm having one of these, then i went and read some other reviews ..... I almost went from a good 1700 to a 2700X ....
  8. Wait, i was ready to drop £280 today when i read Andandtechs review, was some what misleading.
  9. Cores and threads

    Depends on what you are doing - productivity generally benefits from the extra cores. Threads basically allow a core to act as 2 cores.
  10. New gpu for kids apu pc

    I’ve seen pictures and I’ve used PayPal, it’s from a fairly regular contributor so I think all will be fine. i will be checking the gpu die anyway is will be re-doing the paste to stay on top of temps as it’s a pretty small case hopefully it is as as simple as that then, thanks
  11. Hi guys just a real quick question here, it was pretty simple on my old 4790k as I didn’t have all the boot that goes with the amd processor on Intel. So my daughter has a a88m motherboard with a 7870k AMD apu in it. I originally built it for her a couple of years ago as entry level gaming pc. She had been having problems with blue screens etc so I tore it down this weekend and managed to put a custom loop in there from some of my old parts (good ones, all ek/xspc the little git!). Anyway I managed to get it running 4.6ghz and the blue screens have stopped now it’s running 1.5v and the temps are great. long story short she just got into guild wars 2 and whilst the apu can run it, it’s gonna struggle later on in the game, so I managed to bag a 960 oc for £75 on another forum, good price in the current climate. Now when I get it I’m gonna run the usual ddu before installing the card - my query, what software do i install? I noticed when I redid everything at the weekend it was a whole catalyst pack for the cpu/chipset, and from what I know this could cause issues with the Nvidia drivers? Probably a simple answer but not something I’ve ever come across in all the builds I’ve done
  12. I messed up buying a chinese card, need advice.

    Probably too late to cancel. When you receive it, run gpu-z and identify the card that way. If it isn’t as advertised, I hope you paid with PayPal
  13. Can't Overclock my R5 1600

    Try disabling the the downcore and/or the performance boost and see if it unlocks the other settings
  14. What's the point of TDP?

    Heat output is always the same, the temp of the CPU depends on the efficiency of the cooling applied, that includes TIM, Paste, heatsink/block etc, the heatput is a constant at a given voltage/workload
  15. What's the point of TDP?

    No, heat output has nothing to do with cooling. A given CPU consuming the same voltage and running the same clocks and work load will out put the same heat (slight variations binning etc) which would be the TDP. It is the efficiency of the cooling that dictates the actual CPU temp.