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BiG StroOnZ

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    New Jersey
  • Interests
    Cooking, Reading, Writing, Rapping, Mixing, Making Music, Playing Video Games

System

  • CPU
    Intel Core i7-2600K @4.4GHz @1.3v
  • Motherboard
    ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3
  • RAM
    G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB @ 2133MHz @ 9-10-11-28
  • GPU
    EVGA GeForce GTX 780 w/ ACX Cooler @ 1250MHz Core / 6408 MHz Memory
  • Case
    Cooler Master HAF 922
  • Storage
    Crucial M500 240 GB - WD 1TB Blue - Seagate Barracuda 7.2K 500GB - WD Caviar 7.2K 500GB
  • PSU
    SeaSonic X-SERIES X-1050w
  • Display(s)
    Samsung C27F396 Freesync 27-Inch 1080p @ 72Hz
  • Cooling
    Corsair Hydro Series H100 Pull w/ 2x Delta FFB1212EH-PWM / Case Fans: 3x Noctua NF F12 industrial IPPC-2000 120mm
  • Keyboard
    Cooler Master Storm Trigger Z Cherry Brown Switches
  • Mouse
    Roccat Kone XTD
  • Sound
    SteelSeries Siberia V2 w/ Sennheiser 3D G4ME1 7.1 Surround Amplifier
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Professional Fall Creators Update

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  1. BiG StroOnZ

    is this a good monitor ?

    No reason against the VZ27AQ, other than I do not think it's a good value (you can get similar specs for less money). Therefore, if IPS is a requirement, here are some other alternatives that should fit the bill: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07B9M7CQC/ https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00KYCSRSG/
  2. BiG StroOnZ

    is this a good monitor ?

    For around that price I'd probably get this instead: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01EN3Z7QQ/ Maybe this if you don't care about the higher refresh rate that the above one has: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0787XMLZQ/
  3. BiG StroOnZ

    Intel Comet Lake Packs Up to 10 Cores

    I'm not quite sure this was their intention, considering Cannon Lake and 10nm woes. But I guess that goes along with the "depending on whom you ask." Nevertheless, I would surmise that the majority believes Intel's core count increases were mostly a knee-jerk reaction to AMD Ryzen. However, you will also find those who do claim it was Intel's plan all along. Either way, it's great for the consumer, regardless of the truth behind the matter.
  4. BiG StroOnZ

    Intel Comet Lake Packs Up to 10 Cores

    Source: https://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-comet-lake-cpu-specs-10-cores,38806.html To believe only three years ago Intel's top of the line mainstream CPUs were only 4C8T. Yet, here we are looking at 10C20T CPUs being released as mainstream parts in 2019. It's really a wonderful thing when competition is brought into a market, and we have AMD and Ryzen to thank for this. Also looking back, three years ago, a 10C20T CPU from Intel would have cost you nearly $1800 USD as an HEDT part. While there are no rumors on pricing, we can at least think Zen 2 could quite possibly push the price down to more than half of what it was for a 10C20T 6950X: that's if Intel wants to retain its relevancy in the marketplace. Which also means they are going to have to do better than i9-9820X pricing as well; especially if any of the Ryzen 3000 series rumors are to be correct (12C24T for $300 and 16C32T for $449).
  5. BiG StroOnZ

    Roccat Purchased by Turtle Beach

    My sentiments exactly! Your memory serves you right.
  6. BiG StroOnZ

    Roccat Purchased by Turtle Beach

    Source: https://www.guru3d.com/news_story/roccat_purchased_hy_turtle_beach.html Been using Roccat Peripherals for about seven years now, and absolutely love them for various reasons. Own two Roccat Kone XTDs and will probably continue to use them far into the future. I hope that QC doesn't drop because of the acquirement, and if anything, Roccat becomes even stronger of a brand.
  7. BiG StroOnZ

    1660 launch

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Review Roundup: https://videocardz.com/80276/nvidia-geforce-gtx-1660-review-roundup
  8. BiG StroOnZ

    1500$ Stream Pc(building)

    Here's what I came up with, around $1400 with discounts: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant CPU: AMD - Ryzen 7 2700X 3.7 GHz 8-Core Processor ($299.99 @ Amazon) CPU Cooler: Noctua - NH-U12S SE-AM4 CPU Cooler ($59.90 @ Amazon) Motherboard: ASRock - B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($79.99 @ Amazon) Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($175.98 @ Newegg) Storage: Crucial - MX500 500 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($61.99 @ Newegg Business) Storage: Western Digital - Gold 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($111.99 @ Amazon) Video Card: MSI - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB Video Card ($459.99 @ Newegg) Case: Corsair - 270R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: SeaSonic - FOCUS Gold 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($90.64 @ OutletPC) Total: $1390.46 Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-02-28 20:44 EST-0500
  9. BiG StroOnZ

    EVGA RTX 2060 XC vs XC BLACK

    You might want to watch this video made by Tech Yes City, as it's relevant since you live in Australia: It's concerning the price difference between the 2060 and 2070 in AUS, and how it's a better investment to get the 2070.
  10. Here's an array of highly rated Seasonic PSUs at various (but reasonable) prices, that are all fully-modular, and at acceptable wattages for your system: https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151187 https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151224 https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151186 https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151191 https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151192 https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151206 https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151205 https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151172 https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151088 https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIADZJ7EW9545
  11. BiG StroOnZ

    Speaker suggestion

    I'll try to name various models at different price points, but all with good reviews: Creative Gigaworks T20 Series II Edifier R1700BT Edifier R1850DB Edifier R2000DB Razer Leviathan Logitech Z533
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