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#26929

Haven’t posted one of these in a while.

Over the past couple of months I’ve been upgrading my PC. I’m still about half way through but getting there. I’ve been bitten by the RGB bug, which is a complete pain in the arse.

I originally had:

I7 6700k, gigabyte z170 MB, 2400mhz ram, 1080ti, m.2 evo 480gb ssd, 1tb evo ssd and 2tb Seagate he’d, thermaltake chaser a71 case, 3 internal 220 fans, 3 noctua silent 120mm fans, gamdias Hermes keyboard, rat9 mouse.

I’ve upgraded to:

Thermaltake view 71 case
I7 8700k cpu
Adata SX8200 Pro 1TB M.2 SSD
Samsung 970 EVO 1TB M.2 ssd
ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XI CODE motherboard
Thermaltake Floe Riing RGB 360 TT Premium Edition All-in-One CPU Liquid Cooler
Gigabyte windforce 2080 gpu
Corsair K70 RGB Mk.2 Rapidfire Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Cherry MX Speed Switches

I’ll be upgrading the mouse although I love the bloody thing, ram, additional internal RGB thermaltake fans and mouse mat.

I’m looking at:

Razer Mamba Hyperflux and Firefly Hyperflux Mouse and Mouse Pad Bundle
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO 16GB (2x 8GB) 3600MHz

The big problem is getting all the RGB to sync. I’ll be using the thermaltake tt premium controller to sync the fans with the mobo as it is aura compatible but the corsair stuff is a little more complex as they all want you to buy their own stuff. There’s a couple of ways to try out.

If anyone is thinking of doing an RGB Set up I’d suggest sticking to one brand.

The difference between the two is about 30 fps in BF1, 20 in the division and 35 in BF4 on everything maxed in the settings.

This is mainly due to the cpu as the 6700k isn’t the best for gaming. Also, the TT cooler keeps the 8700k really cool and I’m clocking it at 4.8ghz easily but lost stability above it.

The 1080ti is an absolute monster card and it’s also really consistent. It feels more stable than the 2080 to be honest. Also, as I said on the bf5 page RTX is not ready, in my eyes, for this card. It literally cuts your FPS in half if not more. Additionally, if you are in heavy areas with reflection it will drop it under 50fps and if there’s an explosion the game will stick and then drop down to 10 fps for a few seconds. It’s better to turn RTX off and just max everything out including resolution.

The 2080ti might be a better card but not for an extra £400 to £500 especially as you could get 2x 1080ti for the same as a 2080!

Anyway it looks like this so far:

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Letter written to Santa forthe rest!

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#26932

So much RGB :>

Here’s mine

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I have RGB RAM, RGB cooler and Mobo has RGB in it as well. As I’m sure you can see in the picture. GPU porbabyl has some rgb or lights in it as well.

Spec are:

  • CPU: Ryzen 2700x
  • GPU: AMD RX470 can’t remember the brand.
  • Mobo: ASRock x470 Taichi
  • RAM: Some RGB one. 16gb
  • OS SSD: Samsun 970 evo 500gb (got fucking bored of crucial 256 being full all the time. Like I would fucking move over 20gigs of games to HDD and Windows would just fill the space immediately.)
  • Other drives are about 5.5TB total. That’s a lot of porn.
  • Keyboard is Apple keyboard and mouse is Zowie FK2, that Rick kindly sent to me for free. No sexual favors we’re needed.

Other stuff you can see is teh basic Apple fanboy set and Audio-Technica AD700x althoug I more often use AKG K7XXs. On top of the Case (Fractal R5) you can see old x-fi sound card, that wouldn’t fit work with the new mobo and Wacom tablet I use to edit sexy selfies of myself.

Also shitty Canon printer that’s out of ink.

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Here is my new setup:

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Case Raijintek Ophion, 17 liters of fun!
Specs w. temps after 2 hours of R6: Siege (with window gap) Room temp about 20-22c (I’m not really sure):

i3 8100 (idles around 38c, peaks @ 58-60c)

Asus Strix GTX 1080 (idles around 40-45c, peaks @ 68-70c) Fans are off in idle

Asus B360-i gaming (important note in observations about Pallas and this)

Two Samsung SSD 2.5 (temps around 34-37c) One of them is next to the PSU, while the other is at the frontpanel bracket)

Raijintek Pallas – HUUUUUGEEEEEEEE

Two 120mm PureWings 2 (intake, not super quiet, but has a nice airy hum to them)

Corsair SF450 (fans are off in idle, starts when gaming, cannot hear it)

Kingston HyperX Fury 8GB DDR4 2400mhz (fits fine, when Pallas is in that direction)

Build “log”: https://www.reddit.com/r/sffpc/comments/9pt22n/raijintek_ophion_w_raijintek_pallas_my_first_sff/

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#26934

Any cooler recommendations for 2700x? Stock is a bit loud.

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