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    ROG Enthusiast Array walrbe PC Specs
    walrbe PC Specs
    MotherboardMaximus XI Hero
    Processori7-8700K
    Memory (part number)G Skill TridentZ RGB F4-3200C16-8GTZR
    MonitorPhilips BDM3270
    CPU CoolerDeepCool Castle 280 AIO
    CaseFractal Design R6
    Power SupplyAntec Gamer power 520W
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    Up coming New Build

    Hi Guys,

    I'm about ready to drop some coin on a new build and I think I have narrowed down the parts list, here it is.

    Motherboard Asus Maximus XI Hero
    CPU Intel I7 9700K
    Case Lian Li PC011 Dynamic or Fractal Design Design R6 TG
    Ram G.Skill F4-3200C16D-16GTZR
    SSD Samsung 970 Evo 500Gb
    CPU Cooler Noctua U12 repurposed or NZXT Kraken X62 AIO
    PSU Cooler Master 520W repurposed

    What do you think?
    Last edited by walrbe; 12-07-2018 at 06:55 AM.

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    ROG Guru: Yellow Belt Array Erwin05 PC Specs
    Erwin05 PC Specs
    MotherboardAsus ROG Strix X570-E Gaming Bios v4002
    ProcessorAMD Ryzen 5 3600 @ 3,6 GHz
    Memory (part number)G.SKILL F4-3200C14D-16GFX
    Graphics Card #1ASUS ROG STRIX-GTX1070-8G-GAMING
    MonitorIiyama ProLite GB2488HSU-B1
    CPU CoolerNoctua NH-D15S chromax black
    Power SupplySeasonic PRIME PX-650
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    PSU is a little bit on the lowe side.

    I would go for at least a 750W

    Missing in your list is your video card.

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    ROG Guru: Grand Master Array Arne Saknussemm PC Specs
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    Laptop (Model)Laptop?...No way! (Model?...Jun Amaki...yes way!)
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    ProcessorTHREADRIPPER 3960X
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    CaseNope!...Dimastech Easy XL...let it all hang out man!
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    Keyboard Corsair Strafe MK2 ROG Claymore... or Fender Rhodes Electric Piano (MKI 73)
    Mouse Corsair M65Pro or Speedy Gonzalez...not Mickey...don't do Disney!
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    Mouse Pad Mouse don't got his own pad man...lives with me
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    "Better to mount a system with a great PSU in a cardboard box than a bad PSU in a bling case"

    Ye olde proverb

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    ROG Enthusiast Array walrbe PC Specs
    walrbe PC Specs
    MotherboardMaximus XI Hero
    Processori7-8700K
    Memory (part number)G Skill TridentZ RGB F4-3200C16-8GTZR
    MonitorPhilips BDM3270
    CPU CoolerDeepCool Castle 280 AIO
    CaseFractal Design R6
    Power SupplyAntec Gamer power 520W
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    Yes makes sense. The recommended psu on pc builder wasn't highlight ing anything obvious.

    As for the video I'm using on board graphics. This isn't a gaming rig. But I do have a spare card I can add in anyway.

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    ROG Guru: Gold Belt Array Menthol PC Specs
    Menthol PC Specs
    MotherboardM 10 Apex / XI gene
    Processor8700K / 9900K
    Memory (part number)2x8 Gskill Trident Z 4266/2x2x8 Gskill Trident Z 4500
    Graphics Card #1RTX 2080ti / GTX 1060
    Sound CardSoundBlaster Ae5 / Onboard
    MonitorBENQ 32" 4K
    Storage #1Intel 900p 480GB/Samsung 960 Pro 1TB
    Storage #2Intel 750 1.2TB/Plextor 1 TB 2X 950 Pro
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    Power SupplyCorsair AX 1200i / AX 1200i
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    I suspected you wern't using an add on GPU and can probably get by with what you have as long as it is a top end model but as stated above a good 750 watt will assure stability.
    A weak power supply can cause issues that are difficult to pin point leading to hours of frustration

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    ROG Enthusiast Array walrbe PC Specs
    walrbe PC Specs
    MotherboardMaximus XI Hero
    Processori7-8700K
    Memory (part number)G Skill TridentZ RGB F4-3200C16-8GTZR
    MonitorPhilips BDM3270
    CPU CoolerDeepCool Castle 280 AIO
    CaseFractal Design R6
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    Quote Originally Posted by Menthol View Post
    I suspected you wern't using an add on GPU and can probably get by with what you have as long as it is a top end model but as stated above a good 750 watt will assure stability.
    A weak power supply can cause issues that are difficult to pin point leading to hours of frustration

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    ROG Guru: Green Belt Array Heini PC Specs
    Heini PC Specs
    MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1
    Processori7-6700K
    Memory (part number)G.SKILL TridentZ (2 x 16GB) F4-3000C14D
    Graphics Card #1Evga 2080Ti XC Ultra
    Sound CardAsus Essence STX II
    MonitorASUS MG279Q
    Storage #1Samsung 950 Pro 512GB
    CPU CoolerNoctua NH-D15
    CaseCooler Master HAF XB EVO
    Power SupplyEVGA SuperNOVA G3 1000W
    Keyboard Ducky Shine 6 (Brown Cherry MX)
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    Sorry, Delete for double post!
    Last edited by Heini; 12-07-2018 at 02:50 AM.

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    ROG Guru: Green Belt Array Heini PC Specs
    Heini PC Specs
    MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1
    Processori7-6700K
    Memory (part number)G.SKILL TridentZ (2 x 16GB) F4-3000C14D
    Graphics Card #1Evga 2080Ti XC Ultra
    Sound CardAsus Essence STX II
    MonitorASUS MG279Q
    Storage #1Samsung 950 Pro 512GB
    CPU CoolerNoctua NH-D15
    CaseCooler Master HAF XB EVO
    Power SupplyEVGA SuperNOVA G3 1000W
    Keyboard Ducky Shine 6 (Brown Cherry MX)
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    Quote Originally Posted by walrbe View Post
    CPU Cooler... Noctua U12 repurposed or NZXT Kraken X63 AIO
    PSU ... Cooler Master 520W repurposed


    What do you think?
    Cursory search shows the "NZXT Kraken X63 AIO" doesn't exist so I'd assume it's a typo? 750w gold or bigger/better is minimal for any new high quality build.

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    ROG Enthusiast Array walrbe PC Specs
    walrbe PC Specs
    MotherboardMaximus XI Hero
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    Memory (part number)G Skill TridentZ RGB F4-3200C16-8GTZR
    MonitorPhilips BDM3270
    CPU CoolerDeepCool Castle 280 AIO
    CaseFractal Design R6
    Power SupplyAntec Gamer power 520W
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    Thanks Heini, fixed. I need to stop looking at reviews now I like the Deepcool Castle 280 AIO

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