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New threadripper build

BinaryShadow
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Looking to put together a hybrid workstation / gaming rig, based in the UK, not sure on budget sub £5k would be nice, the phase one list is £4995, if I can find better value for money that would help.

 

Wanting high core count and a lot of RAM for running VMs and then dual boot to allow gaming with a good gpu, current plan is:

 

Phase 1:

 

https://www.scan.co.uk/products/fractal-design-define-s2-gunmetal-tempered-glass-3x-140mm-fans-e-atx-atx-microatx-miniitx-usb-31-gen
https://www.scan.co.uk/products/1200w-evga-supernova-1200-p2-full-modular-80-plus-platinum-sli-crossfire-single-rail-1x140mm-fan-atx
https://www.scan.co.uk/products/asus-rog-zenith-extreme-amd-x399-s-tr4-ddr4-sata3-u2-triple-m2-4-way-sli-crossfire-10gbe-ad-wifi-usb
https://www.scan.co.uk/products/amd-ryzen-threadripper-2950x-tr4-zenplus-16-core-32-thread-35ghz-44ghz-turbo-32mb-cache-64-lanes-180
https://www.scan.co.uk/products/cooler-master-masterliquid-ml360r-tr4-rgb-360mm-all-in-one-hydro-cpu-cooler-3x120mm-pwm-fan-rgb-led
4x https://www.scan.co.uk/products/32gb-2x16gb-corsair-ddr4-vengeance-rgb-pro-black-pc4-27700-3466-non-ecc-unbuff-cas-16-18-18-36-rgb-l

https://www.scan.co.uk/products/evga-geforce-rtx-2080ti-black-edition-11gb-gddr6-vr-ready-graphics-card-4352-core-1350mhz-gpu-1545mh
Gaming OS: https://www.scan.co.uk/products/512gb-samsung-970-pro-m2-2280-pcie-30-x4-nvme-ssd-phoenix-mlc-v-nand-3500mb-s-read-2300mb-s-write-37
Bulk storage for VMs: 3x https://www.scan.co.uk/products/1tb-crucial-mx500-25-ssd-sata-iii-6gb-s-sm2258-3d-tlc-nand-read-560mb-s-write-510mb-s-95k-90k-iops-r
 

Phase 2 would see a 2nd GPU and custom WC loop for both GPUs and the CPU.

 

I struggled to find a case that would take the e-ATX board, large PSU and have space for some large rads, any other options?

 

Looking for a sanity check and maybe some opinions if there are better options, its been over 15 years since I build a PC.

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I think 128 GB RAM is little bit overkill, but why not when you can afford it ??

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