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  1. Consider a good and less expensive aio. I'd suggest a better psu. PCPartPicker Part List CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 3.7 GHz 12-Core Processor CPU Cooler: EVGA CLC 240 74.82 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($79.98 @ Amazon) Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) ATX AM4 Motherboard ($189.00 @ B&H) Memory: G.Skill Trident Z Neo 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory ($169.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Samsung 970 Evo 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($129.99 @ Amazon) Video Card: Asus GeForce RTX 3080 10 GB TUF GAMING OC Video Card Case: Lian Li Lanc
  2. https://www.amazon.fr/s?k=Computer+screws&__mk_fr_FR=ÅMÅŽÕÑ&ref=nb_sb_noss_2
  3. My objection is to the needless degradation of ics. If the op planned balls to the wall oc I might give different advice. But for a high-end gaming system the added wear and tear is not justified.
  4. A good idea when selecting rgb components is to select ones that can be controlled by the motherboard protocol. In this case aura sync. I'm not a fan of running memory at a higher voltage than the cpu recommended maximum. Given the budget, consider using all ssd storage. There is no need for a 1000W psu. 850 provides more than enough headroom. PCPartPicker Part List CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 3.7 GHz 12-Core Processor ($549.00) CPU Cooler: Asus ROG STRIX LC 360 RGB 80.95 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($239.99 @ Amazon) Motherboard: Asus ROG Stri
  5. The block diagram on page 22 of the user manual provides some of the needed information. Note the upper left expansion card, the arrow underneath traces to the chipset through a switch with the U2 connector. On the right below the cpu note two PCIe x1 Slot and one WiFi connection tracing to the chipset. Use of the word Slot indicates the two single lane expansion slots. On page 16 the Specifications has a note about PCI_E3 being connect to the chipset, (PCH in Intel parlance). Note the bus labeled DMI 3.0 between the cpu and chipset (X299 PCH).
  6. PCPartPicker Part List CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600X 3.8 GHz 6-Core Processor ($244.99 @ Best Buy) Motherboard: MSI MPG B550 GAMING EDGE WIFI ATX AM4 Motherboard ($189.99 @ Amazon) Memory: GeIL Evo X II RGB SYNC 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory ($61.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Crucial P1 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($93.99 @ Amazon) Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6 GB GAMING X Video Card ($319.99 @ Best Buy) Case: NZXT H510 ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.98 @ Amazon) Power Supply: Corsair CXM 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply ($74.99 @ Neweg
  7. If you mount the radiator in the top there is enough room for the Trio X with intake fans mounted in front.
  8. I'm not personally familiar with them, but you might take a look at Cooler Master NR400 without ODD, MB400L, MB311L ARGB, and MB320L ARGB. Not sure about availability or pricing.
  9. It's tough to find a decent mATX case. If you can, I'd suggest visiting a merchant to inspect the case before committing. I've found that some cases are very photogenic and sadly lacking in person.
  10. If I understand correctly, with a 28 lane cpu PCI_E1 always uses 16 lanes, E4 always uses 8 lanes, E6 always uses 4 lanes. That accounts for the 28 cup lanes. PCI_E2, E3, and E5 use chipset lanes; 1, 4, and 1 respectively. The block diagram on page 22 of the manually indicates that the two m.2 connectors use chipset lanes. As does the Wi-Fi. When contemplating placement of various cards keep in mind that devices using chipset lanes share the single DMI 3.0 connection with the cpu, essentially a 4 lane PCIe 3.0 bus.
  11. The new system cpu are very attractive, but by the time you are ready for a new system Intel should have release new, more competitive cpu. So wait.
  12. Balance is important. If you have a particular use case then the behavior of the software that will be used dictates which components deserve more attention and resources. But one still needs to maintain a capability balance.
  13. There are good aio and fans compatible with Mystic Light. If you go with them you can eliminate the need for Nzxt CAM.
  14. Yes. As @Coolmaster indicated, Ripjaws V will fit if the front fan is elevated a few mm. Using low profile modules makes things a little easier. Given that go the G.Skill and Corsair offer quality memory and the two kits are identical, it's my opinion that the slightly more expensive LPX modules are worth the cost.
  15. Did you consider going with all mystic light compatible products?