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  1. #1
    ROG Guru: Green Belt Array
    Join Date
    Dec 2010

    Powerful AMD rig

    So, It's been awhile since I personally been to ROG Forums maybe a couple of years besides the usual P67 MIVE issue with usb 3.0 after 3 years of RMA trouble regarding my GPU's and ruining my relationship indefinitely with Asus, thought id at-least share my build which features the Asus Crosshair V Formula Z.

    This is my way of maybe coming back, as I just got the cold shoulder after this all happened. So if someone from Asus wants to talk about it later on, feel free to PM me and talk.

    This is the system specs and Final pic before getting new memory in.

    •Chassis: Thermaltake Chaser A41 Snow Edition —–> Switched to a Fractal Design arc midi R2
    •CPU: AMD FX-9590
    •Memory: Kingston Hyper X khx18c9t2k4/16x —-> Bad Memory using Avexir DDR3 1600 temporarily.
    •Motherboard: Asus Crosshair V Formula Z
    •Powersupply: Inwin Commander II 1200w
    •CPU Cooler: Coolermaster Seidon 120M
    •GPU: AMD XFX R9-295×2 (With Asetek AIO CLC)
    •HDD’s: 120gb Kingston SSDNow V+200, 30gb Sata II OCZ Vertex, 1tb Seagate Hybrid Drive Momentus XT
    •EXTRAS: Coolermaster Excalibur Fans
    Last edited by Cody_Irwin; 10-06-2014 at 07:27 AM.

  2. #2
    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
    CPU CoolerCorsair H150i AIO / H1110i
    CaseCorsair 740 ? Lian Li Air
    Power SupplyCorsair AX 1200i / AX 1200i
    Keyboard Corsair
    Mouse ASUS Strix
    Headset HyperX Cloud Alpha
    Mouse Pad ASUS
    Headset/Speakers Logitech Z906
    OS 10 X64 Pro
    Network RouterVerizon Fios
    Accessory #1 Intel Wifi BT pcie card
    Accessory #2 Red Bull
    Accessory #3 English Breakfast Tea
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    Jan 2012

    Cody_Irwin welcome back sorry to here about your prior experience, you have a very nice build there, don't see enough AMD builds

  3. #3
    ROG Enthusiast Array totalrognoob PC Specs
    totalrognoob PC Specs
    Laptop (Model)ROG G752-VT
    MotherboardROG Maximus VI Extreme
    Memory (part number)Crucial BLS8G3d1609DS1S00
    Graphics Card #1ASUS GTX 780 OC Edition
    MonitorOld and varied
    Storage #1Samsung 850 Evo 500GB
    Storage #2Seagate barracuda 2TB
    CPU CoolerCoolermaster 212 EVO
    CaseNZXT Phantom
    Power SupplyCorsair HX650
    Keyboard Steel Series Apex
    Mouse ROG Gladius
    Headset Razer Electra
    OS Windows 10 Pro
    Network RouterASUS RT-AC66u
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    Dec 2013

    Welcome home, sure looks like you've packed a lot of punch into a small case.

  4. #4
    ROG Guru: Brown Belt Array MeanMachine PC Specs
    MeanMachine PC Specs
    Laptop (Model)I enjoy my wife
    MotherboardCVI HERO + CVII Hero Wifi
    ProcessorRyzen 7 1800X + 2700X
    Memory (part number)CMD16GX4M2B3000C15 + F4-3200C14D-16GTZR
    Graphics Card #1EVGA GTX980 SC for CVFZ
    Graphics Card #2EVGA GTX 1080 hybrid
    Graphics Card #3GTX 770 for phys x
    Sound CardMB
    MonitorHP w2408h
    Storage #1Samsung 970 EVO 500GB M.2
    Storage #2Samsung 840EVO 500GB and 960 M.2 pro
    CPU CoolerCorsair H105, H110 and H115i
    CaseCorsair 750D and 780T
    Power SupplyCorsair AX-1200i and Antec 850 pro platinum
    Keyboard Logitech K800
    Mouse Razer Mamba
    Headset Corsair Vengeance 2100
    OS W7 Ultimate 64bit and W10 pro 64bit
    Network RouterNetcom Wireless NF18ACV
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    Apr 2014

    G'Day Cody_Irwin, Welcome back and its nice to meet you.

    I too decided to build an AMD FX-9590 and CVFZ. A beast of a build to be sure, but I for one, have not been disappointed.
    It will be interesting to see some benchmark and Stress testing results using the Seidon 120M, should you wish to share your experiences and results?
    I haven't seen as yet a review or comments regarding your choice of cooling for this CPU, so It will be interesting. ( as you undoubtedly know the CPU and MB VRMs get hot and fast, adequate fans and cooling go a long ways to taming this beast.)

    Congrats on a very nice build and trust your experience with ROG is fruitful and much better this time around.
    We owe our existence to the scum of the earth, Cyanobacteria

    My System Specs:

    MB:ASUS ROG Crosshair VII Hero/WiFi GPU:EVGA GTX 1080 sc PSU:Corsair AX-1200i
    AMD R7 2700X Cooler: Corsair Hydro H115i Case: Corsair Carbide 780t

    Memory:G.Skill TridentZ F4-3200C14D-16GTZR SSD:Samsung 500GB 960 EVO M.2

  5. #5
    ROG Guru: Green Belt Array
    Join Date
    Dec 2010

    Thanks everyone, also MeanMachine the only downfall on this board is the terrible Soundcard, its nothing special what so ever, and I mean this.
    It can not handle even my microphone like a dedicated soundcard as it requires some high specs, but at the same time you would think it should be able to be handled, but nope Everyone just hears me as bassy and echoed , and it doesn't have a 4.1 to 2.1 option for speakers, where it just makes the rear surround as a rear speaker jack clone, I have to plug in the front and back panel to get all 4 speakers to work how I want regarding 4.1. But thats just me as I like 2.1 but 2 extra speakers for my music ect.

    Menthol, I totally agree, There really is not enough AMD Builds these days, and I just had to come and do it, I am positive on both setups regarding Intel vs amd and nvidia vs amd, and I wanted to move back to my roots and am not having a problem so I still enjoy it.

    TotalRogNoob, Thanks, Yeah a mid tower chassis these days is hard to come by with the room, But then again I had won some stuff and wanted to use it too, and this chassis is from a previous project, so I gave my buddy a whole rig as well with the chassis I first used.

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