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Arbiter01

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About Arbiter01

  • Title
    Newbie

System

  • CPU
    i7-6800K @4.1 Ghz
  • Motherboard
    X99-A II
  • RAM
    G.Skill Value 2x8 2.4 Ghz, 15-15-15-35
  • GPU
    Asus Strix RX Vega 56 @ 1.7 Ghz
  • Case
    Corsair Obsidian 750D
  • Storage
    Samsung 950 Pro, WDBlack, OCZ Vertex 460
  • PSU
    Corsair CX750M
  • Display(s)
    Acer XV2U
  • Cooling
    Custom loop, CPU + GPU, 420mm + 280mm radiators.
  • Keyboard
    Blackwidow Elite
  • Mouse
    Razer Basilisk
  • Sound
    Klipsch RP-500M
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro
  • Laptop
    Macbook Pro 2015 15"
  1. HDR doesn’t actually work on windows, you’re better off getting an IPS if you want good colors.
  2. As far as I know the windows store atmos is for headphones, but I could be wrong
  3. Yeah I think that's about where I'm at, I'll probably be going with the 850 then. Thanks!
  4. Thanks for the insights! What’s your ballpark estimate on power draw for the i9 system?
  5. At 20$ more for 200+ watts I’m definitely willing to pay more, I’m just wondering at the value proposition for the jump from 850 to 1000 for +40$.
  6. Side note, thank you for all the prompt replies!
  7. This is true, but the next chip I buy will likely be when DDR5 debuts, and barring major improvements in the value sector it will most certainly NOT be an intel processor. I will be going to college for an as yet unspecified data science degree, so that’s a use case to consider for the future.
  8. Hi all, after finishing my watercooling loop I have been made promptly aware that the loudest component in my PC was actually the power supply, a CX750M. While not a bad power supply by any standard, the fan is quite loud at the loads I’m putting on it(300 watt Vega 56 @ 1.7 Ghz something something load i7-6800K @ 4.1 Ghz). I was looking at replacing it with an RM unit, and I was wondering if the RM1000 would be worth the extra 40$ over the 850 for my use case, in which I’d prefer silence, but if there’s no meaningful difference I’d rather not spend more than I have to. Thanks in advance for any and all advice!
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