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Esteemed Contributor III

Maximus

Description


Ryzen Build 1.

I was hoping to be able to use X570 + Ryzen 3rd Gen Processor but I cannot hold off any longer.

I have decided to build X-470 + Ryzen 2700X now..

I do not have the case yet, it is on it's way - here is a 'stock picture' of the case for now.

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Specifications

CPURyzen 2700X
CoolerCorsair H100i
MotherboardROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO WIFI
Memory64GB (4x16GB) Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 3200 DDR4.
GraphicsPalit RTX 2080 OC Primary and XFX RX Vega 64 Liquid Secondary, for now. Radeon VII next.
Disc Drive 1Seagate FireCuda 2TB SSHD. Windows 10 64bit OS. Nvidia Drivers for RTX2080OC.
Disc Drive 2Seagate FireCuda 2TB SSHD. Windows 10 64bit OS. AMD Drivers for RX Vega 64 Liquid.
Disc Drive 3Seagate 5TB Portable Red to hold Video and Game Libraries. 
PSUCorsair AX1600i
CaseCorsair 500D Obsidian RGB SE Mid Tower Case - Black
Monitor

BenQ - EW3270U 32" HDR LED 4K UHD FreeSync Monitor - Metallic Gray

FansAdditional Corsair HD120 RGB Fans used in the H100i Cooler.
Keyboard.Hope to purchase a Corsair Strafe MK2.
Capture CardInvestigating Elgato and Avermedia devices for 4K60 FPS.
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Esteemed Contributor III

Re: Maximus

I am having trouble getting recommended DRAM from Corsair.
I will update the details later.

Hopefully someone will be able to help me out with advice.

This will be my first AMD processor build for years. I normally run PC's with Intel i7-4700K and i7-4790K.

It was time to upgrade the CPU.

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Esteemed Contributor III

Re: Maximus

Motherboard arrived today, some unboxing shots below:

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Not sure what to do with all of these though ...


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Esteemed Contributor III

Re: Maximus

PSU Arrived. Corsair AX1600i. Here are some screenshots:

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Contents:

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Esteemed Contributor III

Re: Maximus

I decided to purchase a Seagate 5 TB external backup drive to use as high capacity storage instead of purchasing an internal 2.5" or 3.5" high capacity drive. The cost per TB of these Seagate USB drives is pretty low in comparison. I managed to get one in ~ 'AMD Red'. It will be fitted inside the cse somewhere.

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Esteemed Contributor III

Re: Maximus

Ram arrived today:
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Esteemed Contributor III

Re: Maximus

I decided to use a spare H100i unstead of the Ryzen 2700X Cooler.

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Esteemed Contributor III

Re: Maximus

The case arrived today. There are some really nice features such as a removable mounting bracket for fans or AIO radiators.
Here is a picture of the H100i connected to the removable mounting bracket.

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Esteemed Contributor III

Re: Maximus

Here is the bracket and cooler fitted into the top of the case. There is a large black bolt on the top left of this picture which is used to hole the mounting bracket in.
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And here is the other bolt on the RHS:
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Esteemed Contributor III

Re: Maximus

I added a pair of Corsair RGB fans instead of using the default fans that were supplied with the Corsair H100i Cooler. 
Also note I decided to fit one of my PowerColor R9 Nanos just to provide some initial Video at boot up.

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