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About spacecoyote18

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  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Occupation
    Film Editor and Amateur Colorist


  • CPU
    Intel Core i7-7700K 4.2GHz Quad Core (Kaby Lake)
  • Motherboard
    Maximus IX Hero
  • RAM
    64GB (4x16GB) G.Skill F4 3200C DDR4
  • GPU
    Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080
  • Case
    Cooler Master MasterBox 5 Black & White
  • Storage
    WD Blue SN550 1TB NVMe Internal SSD - Gen3 x4 PCIe 8Gb/s, M.2 2280
  • PSU
    CORSAIR RMi Series RM850i 850W
  • Cooling
    Cooler Master Hyper D92
  • Operating System
    Windows 10
  1. Thank you ShrimpBrime! You are correct Electronics Wizardy, the machine specs I'm referring to are those in my signature. That's a great point I didn't think of in regards to how my board utilizes the ports for traffic. You actually brought up my previous configuration for storage, hahaha. I had (well I still have, they're just not connected at the moment) 3x 2TB Sandisk SSDs that I had running off the internal SATA ports on my board. It was great, worked well, I just started to run out of space and ports (I'm starting to work with more 6K and dipping my t
  2. Hello! I apologize because I am an ultra noob to the forum and even more of a noob when it comes to a lot of the finer specifics to building computers. Thanks so much for your time and patience and just giving my question consideration. I built my desktop about three years ago to edit video footage and color grade at home (was originally a Hackintosh, but I scrapped that and decided to stick with Windows 10). Typically I work at my office on a 2017 iMac (18,3), but due to the pandemic I'm now working full time from home. This brought up some thoughts of how I could e