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About stealth80

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  • Birthday 1980-01-14


  • 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

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

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  1. Question about my i7 7700k

    Isn't 4.4ghz the standard boost clock? Try enabling high high performance mode in power options
  2. Strix GTX 1080 11Gbps vs 10Gbps

    at the same price yes, or maybe like +$20, anymore I wouldn't bother, my 1080 ram overclocks to 11gps speeds anyway
  3. State of Crossfire and SLI in 2017

    This - most people have never even ran SLI/XF and just comment on what they have read. People are also assuming that cause a 1080ti can get bottlenecked at 1080P, that 2x 1080ti must be bottlenecked - I would seriously doubt that the OP is running 2x 1080ti at 1080P = if so, @truecrafting https://techbuyersguru.com/taking-4k-gaming-limit-gtx-1080-ti-sli?page=1 https://techbuyersguru.com/taking-4k-gaming-limit-gtx-1080-ti-sli?page=2 those are done on a 6900k @ 4.3ghz, not the best http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-2017-nvidia-geforce-gtx-1080-ti-asus-strix-sli-review https://forums.anandtech.com/threads/gtx-1080-ti-sli-performance-in-25-games.2501595/ I ran 2x 970's for 18 months, I don't have the most games, but I do have around 40 - 50, mainly triple AAA from new to back 3 years, all my games except Just Cause 3 and Quantum Break (broke as hell) game SLI scaling that was worthwhile having. The scaling isn't perfect, but it never was, some would say whats the point in paying all that money for +50% performance, but yet those same people will sell a 1 year old Titan X and buy a 1080 for $700 to get 25% performance ..... Also keep in mind - games will get more demanding over the coming months/year, placing more demand on the cards and less on the CPU - eventually removing the CPU bottleneck (if there even is one at 4k)
  4. Suggest me an x99 motherboard please!

    Well if you already have the ram, you're pretty much set. Keep in mind that if you have an i7 in that Z170 rig, you're probably gonna see no improvement in FPS, only in server functions and software that can utilise all the threads
  5. Suggest me an x99 motherboard please!

    ok well a 6850 is a 6 core/12 thread CPU, I'm not sure how much you can get one for, but its pretty much = to a Ryzen 1700 in gaming, only the 1700 has an extra 2 cores and 4 threads and can be had now for The ryzen platform is newer but in all honesty, X99 is bulletproof in terms of stability, X370 is still immature tech wise. Also, if you are thinking of doing specific server stuff, again X99 is probably better. However, if its gaming with some photo and video editing, the Ryzen will be the better choice. its kind of difficult without a budget and usage scenario but for an idea, this would be a decent Ryzen system PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant CPU: AMD - Ryzen 7 1700 3.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($289.99 @ SuperBiiz) Motherboard: ASRock - X370 Taichi ATX AM4 Motherboard ($155.98 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($156.34 @ Newegg Marketplace) Total: $602.31 Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-10-17 18:21 EDT-0400
  6. depends on budget really, there will be a noticeable improvement, but the cost of 8600k will also need a board and new ram. If only gaming id be tempted to get the 4790k and a good cooler. Maybe wait on the upgrade a little longer
  7. Suggest me an x99 motherboard please!

    I know you aren't, the prices I listed are what I sold my parts for at the time. A 5820k wont beat an overclocked Ryzen in gaming, my Ryzen is faster than my 4790k was at 4.9ghz, but it needs the ram speed for it to achieve that, than add in an extra 2 cores/4 threads and it really is a no brainer. If OP already has an X99 chip then ye get a board, but if its a new plan, I would suggest steering him/her to the newer tech
  8. Suggest me an x99 motherboard please!

    Ok so what processor are putting in it? I'm asking cause you can probably build a ryzen system for less that will be better than pretty much all X99 based systems (depending on your uses of course)
  9. Suggest me an x99 motherboard please!

    I don't know, for the resale money I made on 32gb Hyper X DDR3, Asus RoG Ranger Z97 and 4790K, I made enough to buy a Ryzen 1700 and Gigabyte gaming 5 X370 along with 50% of the funds for 16gb TridentZ RGB, so basically, I cost me £80 for a whole new platform, I wouldn't bank on cheap sales on Intel
  10. Suggest me an x99 motherboard please!

    Do you already have the processor? What is the purpose of the build? I'm asking as X99 has been replaced and depending on what chip you have (or intend to buy) there may be cheaper/alternate platforms available that do it better
  11. They will work, but you may have issues running 3000mhz on XMP, they will more than likely need some adjustments as per the guide =)
  12. if you can, get CL14 3200 or CL16 3600, remember threadripped is quad channel so you ideally want 4 sticks
  13. I'd really consider the asrock x370 taichi, early reviews pitched it about the best
  14. Should I get a better CPU or RAM

    always get the best major components you can, you can always add another 8gb later. Same goes with keyboards/mice, the amount of new builds I see with a mid range GPU and CPU and £400 worth of keyboard, mouse and headphones is unreal
  15. that processor is like +£200 over price, guess its due to availability so I set it to £360 PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant CPU: Intel - Core i7-8700K 3.7GHz 6-Core Processor (£360.00) CPU Cooler: NZXT - Kraken X62 Rev 2 98.2 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (£136.64 @ Box Limited) Motherboard: MSI - Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON ATX LGA1151 Motherboard (£159.44 @ Amazon UK) Memory: G.Skill - Trident Z RGB 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory (£154.67 @ Amazon UK) Storage: Crucial - MX300 525GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (£128.28 @ Amazon UK) Storage: Seagate - Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£56.98 @ Amazon UK) Video Card: Zotac - GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB AMP Edition Video Card (£703.72 @ Amazon UK) Case: Phanteks - Enthoo Pro M Tempered Glass ATX Mid Tower Case (£84.37 @ Box Limited) Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G2 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply (£126.37 @ Box Limited) Monitor: Dell - S2817Q 28.0" 3840x2160 60Hz Monitor (£389.00 @ Amazon UK) Total: £2299.47 Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-10-15 18:38 BST+0100