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Reply 600 of 631, by Anaxagoras

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Anaxagoras wrote on 2018-05-18, 20:56:
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Hi,

I'm pleased to announce my last build!!! 😁 and my current PC too. 😊
My budget 300€ and I already had these components.; hassis, HDD 1TB and DVD RW.

It's very simple, maybe with low specs for a new PC today, although more than enough for me.
In any case it can be upgraded in the future to AMD Ryzen 7 and 64GB RAM.

SPECS
MAINBOARD: MSI B350M PRO-VDH https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/B350M-PRO-VDH/Overview
CPU: AMD A8-9600 APU https://www.amd.com/en/products/apu/7th-gen-a8-9600-apu
RAM: 8GB (2x4GB DDR4 2400Mhz)
SDD: 120GB M.2 https://www.kingston.com/us/ssd/system-builder/sm2280s3g2
HDD: 1TB SATA 7200RPM
PS: Corsair VS450 https://www.corsair.com/us/en/Power/Plug-Type … p/CP-9020049-NA
OS: Linux Kubuntu 18.04 (recently released... new PC and new OS!) https://kubuntu.org/
CHASSIS: Nox Forte https://www.nox-xtreme.com/en/product/forte/77/

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My current PC was updated with following:

  • RAM: 8GB (2x4GB DDR4 2400Mhz) ==> 16GB (4x4GB DDR4 2400Mhz)
  • HDD: 1TB SATA 7200RPM 3TB SATA 7200RPM TOSHIBA DT01ACA300
  • OS: Linux Kubuntu 18.04 (recently released... new PC and new OS!) https://kubuntu.org/ ==> Windows 10 Pro

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Since this I can play (casual) games with guaranties and other daily tasks.

My computers

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Reply 601 of 631, by pixelatedscraps

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I’ve got a couple, one at home and one in the office. Main gaming laptop at the bottom without pics.

Home
AMD Ryzen 9 5950x
Asus ROG Strix B550i
64GB Gigabyte Designare DDR4-3200
Galax RTX 3090 SG
1TB WD SN850
2TB WD SN550
EK custom loop
Silverstone SX1000
Sliger SV540
Dell 32’ 4K S3221QS

Office
AMD Ryzen 7 5800x
Gigabyte Aorus Pro AX B550i
32GB G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4-3200
GeForce RTX 3090 Founders Edition
1TB Sabrent Rocket
EK custom loop
Corsair SF750
NCase M1 6.1
EIZO CS2730

Gaming laptop
Eluktronics Mech-15 G3
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
32GB DDR4-3200
Nvidia GeForce 3080 16GB Max-P (150w)
1TB Samsung 980 Pro
15’ QHD 1440p 165hz

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Main: PII 2x 333Mhz | P2L97-DS | 128 | Millenium II 8MB | Voodoo2 SLI 12MB | AWE64 Gold CT4390 | Cheetah 9.1 | InWin A-500 | Win98 / NT 4.0

Test bench: Asus P3B-F | 1.3Ghz Tualeron w/ Powerleap | Geforce 2 Ti500 | SB Live! 5.1 CT4760

Reply 602 of 631, by retardware

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Boring cheap old off-the-shelf air-cooled PC from the refurbisher.
But it works fine and does not run hot unlike its predecessor (HP Z800).

HP Z420:
- Xeon E5-1660 v2
- 128GB (8x 16GB PC3-14900R)
- Nvidia Quadro K4000
- Intel igb
- Ralink WLan
- Micron SSD 256GB (possibly SLC, boot/OS pool)
- 2x Toshiba 3TB 7200rpm CMR (data pool mirrored, with compress and dedup)
- DVD writer
- 2x 5.25" Icy Box for 3.5" drives (or 2.5" with adapter)
- FreeBSD 13.0

Edit: I almost forgot to mention the IBM Model M and the wireless china mouse 😀

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Reply 603 of 631, by Shagittarius

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Shagittarius wrote on 2018-11-10, 03:56:
My New PC: […]
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My New PC:

i9 9900k @ 5Ghz w/ Corsair H150i pro 360mm AIO (Top Mounted)
2X 8GB RGB Hyper-Z DDR4-4133Mhz (Though only gotten it stable at 4000 so far)
Asus Maximus Hero XI
Nvidia RTX 2080 TI
SoundBlaster Zx
Samsung 970 Pro 512GB M.2
Samsung 840 Pro 256MB
Samsung 840 Evo 256MB
Toshiba 4TB HDD
Corsair 850Watt Gold Cert. PSU
Corsair D800 Case modified to remove hotplug backplane

Here is how my current PC has changed over the last 3 years since I posted:

My New PC:

i9 9900k @ 5Ghz w/ Corsair H150i pro 360mm AIO (Top Mounted) ( I just run this at Stock Now)
2X 8GB RGB Hyper-Z DDR4-4133Mhz (Though only gotten it stable at 4000 so far) Crucial CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 8GB DIMM DDR4 PC4-28800U DDR4-3600
Asus Maximus Hero XI
Nvidia RTX 2080 TI NVidia RTX 3090
SoundBlaster Zx SoundBlaster AE-9
Samsung 970 Pro 512GB M.2
Samsung 840 Pro 256MB
Samsung 840 Evo 256MB
Toshiba 4TB HDD Western Digital Black 6TB
+Samsung 860 EVO 1TB
+Seagate 16TB

Corsair 850Watt Gold Cert. PSU Corsair HX 1200i
Corsair D800 Case modified to remove hotplug backplane

Everything that was replaced found a home in another of my PCs except for the Hyper-Z crap ram.

Reply 604 of 631, by ronyket

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Currently I use 2 'new' PC's, a Desktop and a Laptop

The Desktop:
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3350G
ASRock A320M-HD
2x 8 GB DDR4 3000 TeamGroup
512 GB AData PCIe X4 SSD
1 TB Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm SATA HDD
Mancer* 500W PSU
Mancer* Stealth Case
Bluecase BM279GW 27-inch 1440p Display
Redragon Brahma PRO ABNT2
Logitech G300S
OS: Windows 11 Pro
*Mancer is a brand from one of the biggest Brazilian hardware retailers, Pichau Store.

The Laptop:
ASUS X510UR
Intel Core i5-8250U
4 + 8 GB DDR4 2666MHz
240 GB SATA M.2 WD Green SSD
1 TB 5400rpm Toshiba HDD
GeForce MX930 2 GB Integrated GPU
1080p 15inch IPS Display
ABNT2 Layout

Yes, there are a lot of Brazilian stuff in here, as I live in Brazil.

Reply 605 of 631, by Jasin Natael

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Main Desktop:
Asus ROG Strix B-350 Gaming-F
Corsair CX650 PSU
AMD Ryzen 9 3900x 12c/24t (PBO2 OC)
8x2 - 16GB Adata DDR4-2400mhz OC to 2933
128GB nVME Toshiba SSD
240GB Adata SATA SSD/2TB HDD
Asus ROG Strix GTX 1080 8GB
Deepcool Genome II case with Captain EX 360mm AIO cooler
Old Razer Black Widow keyboard/Cheap gaming mouse
VioTek 34" Ultrawide 3440x1440p @ 100hz
Creative 2.1 Audio
Windows 11/Office 2013

Main laptop:
Dell XPS 7590
Intel Core i7-9750H 6c/12t
nVidia GTX1650 4GB
15.6" 3840x2160 4k IPS Display
1TB nVME SSD
16GB 2666 DDR4 ram
Killer Wifi-6 AX1650
Windows 11/Office 2016

My living room PC:
i7 4770
16GB RAM
120GB SSD/1TB HDD
Sapphire RX580 8GB

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Reply 606 of 631, by BSA Starfire

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Xeon X5650 6 cores/12 threads.
ASUS Sabertooth X58
12 GB Corsair XMS3 @ 1600
Nvidia GTX 760 SC (EVGA)
Silverstone Fortress FT.
Xigmatex Samurai 750 Watt PSU.
Samsung 120 GB SSD.
some spinning rust for storage.
Windows 7, Linux Mint.

286 20MHz,1MB RAM,Trident 8900B 1MB, Conner CFA-170A.SB 1350B
386SX 33MHz,ULSI 387,4MB Ram,OAK OTI077 1MB. Seagate ST1144A, MS WSS audio
Amstrad PC 9486i, DX/2 66, 16 MB RAM, Cirrus SVGA,Win 95,SB 16
Cyrix MII 333,128MB,SiS 6326 H0 rev,ESS 1869,Win ME

Reply 607 of 631, by Private_Ops

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Guess I'll add mine in here.

Ryzen 5600x
Gigabyte A520 AORUS ELITE
16GB (2x8) Timetec DDR4-3600
Reference RX480 8GB
Seasonic SSP-550RT
500GB Samsung 980
1TB Western Digital SN550 (Steam drive)

All packed in a 2008 vintage Lancool PC-K7B.

3.06GHz Northwood Pentium 4
512MB PC2700 (DDR 333)
Asus P4S8X-X
Asus AGP Geforce 6600 256MB (Non-GT)
80GB IDE Maxtor Diamond Plus 9
IDE CD Rom
360w Seasonic Gold PSU

Reply 608 of 631, by pentiumspeed

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Shagittarius wrote on 2021-11-16, 16:59:
Here is how my current PC has changed over the last 3 years since I posted: […]
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Shagittarius wrote on 2018-11-10, 03:56:
My New PC: […]
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My New PC:

i9 9900k @ 5Ghz w/ Corsair H150i pro 360mm AIO (Top Mounted)
2X 8GB RGB Hyper-Z DDR4-4133Mhz (Though only gotten it stable at 4000 so far)
Asus Maximus Hero XI
Nvidia RTX 2080 TI
SoundBlaster Zx
Samsung 970 Pro 512GB M.2
Samsung 840 Pro 256MB
Samsung 840 Evo 256MB
Toshiba 4TB HDD
Corsair 850Watt Gold Cert. PSU
Corsair D800 Case modified to remove hotplug backplane

Here is how my current PC has changed over the last 3 years since I posted:

My New PC:

i9 9900k @ 5Ghz w/ Corsair H150i pro 360mm AIO (Top Mounted) ( I just run this at Stock Now)
2X 8GB RGB Hyper-Z DDR4-4133Mhz (Though only gotten it stable at 4000 so far) Crucial CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 8GB DIMM DDR4 PC4-28800U DDR4-3600
Asus Maximus Hero XI
Nvidia RTX 2080 TI NVidia RTX 3090
SoundBlaster Zx SoundBlaster AE-9
Samsung 970 Pro 512GB M.2
Samsung 840 Pro 256MB
Samsung 840 Evo 256MB
Toshiba 4TB HDD Western Digital Black 6TB
+Samsung 860 EVO 1TB
+Seagate 16TB

Corsair 850Watt Gold Cert. PSU Corsair HX 1200i
Corsair D800 Case modified to remove hotplug backplane

Everything that was replaced found a home in another of my PCs except for the Hyper-Z crap ram.

Data is priority one.
You should had all samsung 840 SSD drives pulled for potential reliability issues (they tend to brick themselves for no reason with total data loss). I have these and are good: WD blue SSD, or Samsung 860 EVO, 860 Pro or Crucial M500, MX500 or one of the Micron enterprise grade SSD drives.

Cheers,

Great Northern aka Canada.

Reply 609 of 631, by pentiumspeed

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retardware wrote on 2021-11-16, 15:07:
Boring cheap old off-the-shelf air-cooled PC from the refurbisher. But it works fine and does not run hot unlike its predecessor […]
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Boring cheap old off-the-shelf air-cooled PC from the refurbisher.
But it works fine and does not run hot unlike its predecessor (HP Z800).

HP Z420:
- Xeon E5-1660 v2
- 128GB (8x 16GB PC3-14900R)
- Nvidia Quadro K4000
- Intel igb
- Ralink WLan
- Micron SSD 256GB (possibly SLC, boot/OS pool)
- 2x Toshiba 3TB 7200rpm CMR (data pool mirrored, with compress and dedup)
- DVD writer
- 2x 5.25" Icy Box for 3.5" drives (or 2.5" with adapter)
- FreeBSD 13.0

Edit: I almost forgot to mention the IBM Model M and the wireless china mouse 😀

Replace Realtek WLAN with ethernet Intel Pro/1000 PT x1 single port cards, only 25 to 30 each. True TCP/ip offload and this made XP faster on my Optiplex 780 E8600 so I bought more for my computers and supports windows 10 too.
And use a gamer grade N wireless router in bridge mode to this card. (not Dlink).

Only Micron P300 100GB and 200GB, early Intel SSD 32GB and 64GB are SLC. Rest of SSDs out there and current SSDs are MLC and up.

Registered memory run hotter, yes HOT, and slower. So went back to plain ECC unbuffered modules and is cooler and utilizes all the bandwidth of Intel processors in 4 channel mode.
I used Aida 64 to test the differences and can see the difference during using computer too. Mine is Z420 too.

Quadro K4000 is nice but not suitable for gaming for two reasons, lower game performance and GPU itself is underclocked. If not intended for gaming on it, that's fine with what you have in it.

My daily driver:
Z220, Win 10 Pro.
Samsung 500GB EVO SSD. 2x 4TB WD gold.
Xeon E3-1280 V2.
Intel Pro/1000 PT x1 single port ethernet card.
16GB ECC DDR3-1866 at DDR3-1600 Hyundai modules of 4x 4GB and even reports temperature on each! in HWmonitor even. That was pulled from Mac Pro computers, and I have 8 4GB more ECC (micron) in Z420, also memory pulls from Mac Pro.
blah blah.

Cheers,

Great Northern aka Canada.

Reply 610 of 631, by pete8475

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pete8475 wrote on 2020-12-09, 03:48:
Here's my current computer gaming setup, I moved a couple months ago and have changed my setup a bit. […]
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Here's my current computer gaming setup, I moved a couple months ago and have changed my setup a bit.

There are three desktop computers I use regularly for playing games from different eras:

Win 10 Machine
Asus Z97M-Plus
i7-4790K
32GB DDR3
GTX970 4GB
960GB Corsair MP510 M.2 SSD

XP Machine
Asus P8P67 LE
i5-3570
4GB DDR3
GTX770 2GB
WD 1TB HD

98SE Machine
Asus CUBX-E
Pentium 3-S 1.4GHZ
512MB PC133
Geforce 5900XT 128MB (went back to this from a 6800XT that had issues with HOMM2)
128GB Kingston Compactflash

I have the Win 10 machine connected to the 2 screens with HDMI and a DVI/PS2/Audio KVM to switch between the two older computers on DVI input of the right screen.

Quoted my post from the post up pics of your "computing area" thread and decided to post this here because I haven't taken any new pics and externally everthing looks the same except for a different keyboard on the DVI KVM for my old gaming machines.

Did a few upgrades and made a few changes to my computers since I last posted in this thread.

Windows 11 PC (Upgraded from 10)
CPU - i5-10600K
RAM - 32GB DDR4 (2x16GB Corsiar DDR4-3200 modules)
MB - Asus Prime B560M-A
VID - GTX980TI 6GB
SSD - 960GB Corsair MP510 M.2 SSD + 2TB Crucial BX500

XP Machine (now dual boots XP Pro and Vista Business)
CPU - Xeon E3-1245 V2
RAM - 4GB DDR3 (2x2GB G.Skill something or other)
MB - Asus P8P67 LE
VID - EVGA GTX970 4GB
AUD - Soundblaster Audigy 2 ZS
HD -WD 1TB HD

98SE Machine
CPU - Pentium 3-S 1.4GHZ
RAM - 512MB PC133 (2x256MB PC133 CL3 - hoping to find some CL2 for a decent price)
MB - Asus CUBX-E
VID - Geforce TI4200 128MB
AUD - SB Live!
SSD? - 128GB Kingston Compactflash

Overall I'm pretty happy with the upgrades/changes. Windows 11 is very meh, I hate the new startmenu. Vista has been fun to play around with again for the first time in years and I've upgraded/changed the soundcards in both of those boxes so I can hopefully eventually get optical audio out of both for cleaner sound through my headphones. Both machines are fine through my speakers but using any headphones and I can hear some interference when I unmute the line-in on my main PC.

I had an FX5900XT in the 98 box for a long time but something strange has been happening with it since we had a brownout in the area in the summer. No matter what motherboard and powersupply combination I use with it, it throws up an insufficient power message and the drivers say it's going to run in reduced power mode or something along those lines, so I said screw it and replaced it with my TI4200 that has a big fat Zalman cooler on it.

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Reply 611 of 631, by pixelatedscraps

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BSA Starfire wrote on 2021-11-16, 19:06:
Xeon X5650 6 cores/12 threads. ASUS Sabertooth X58 12 GB Corsair XMS3 @ 1600 Nvidia GTX 760 SC (EVGA) Silverstone Fortress FT. X […]
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Xeon X5650 6 cores/12 threads.
ASUS Sabertooth X58
12 GB Corsair XMS3 @ 1600
Nvidia GTX 760 SC (EVGA)
Silverstone Fortress FT.
Xigmatex Samurai 750 Watt PSU.
Samsung 120 GB SSD.
some spinning rust for storage.
Windows 7, Linux Mint.

I’m looking for this exact motherboard / CPU combo to attempt a quad CrossfireX setup with my two 5970s. How is the combo in your opinion?

Main: PII 2x 333Mhz | P2L97-DS | 128 | Millenium II 8MB | Voodoo2 SLI 12MB | AWE64 Gold CT4390 | Cheetah 9.1 | InWin A-500 | Win98 / NT 4.0

Test bench: Asus P3B-F | 1.3Ghz Tualeron w/ Powerleap | Geforce 2 Ti500 | SB Live! 5.1 CT4760

Reply 613 of 631, by Shagittarius

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pentiumspeed wrote on 2021-11-17, 02:08:
Data is priority one. You should had all samsung 840 SSD drives pulled for potential reliability issues (they tend to brick the […]
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Shagittarius wrote on 2021-11-16, 16:59:
Here is how my current PC has changed over the last 3 years since I posted: […]
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Shagittarius wrote on 2018-11-10, 03:56:
My New PC: […]
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My New PC:

i9 9900k @ 5Ghz w/ Corsair H150i pro 360mm AIO (Top Mounted)
2X 8GB RGB Hyper-Z DDR4-4133Mhz (Though only gotten it stable at 4000 so far)
Asus Maximus Hero XI
Nvidia RTX 2080 TI
SoundBlaster Zx
Samsung 970 Pro 512GB M.2
Samsung 840 Pro 256MB
Samsung 840 Evo 256MB
Toshiba 4TB HDD
Corsair 850Watt Gold Cert. PSU
Corsair D800 Case modified to remove hotplug backplane

Here is how my current PC has changed over the last 3 years since I posted:

My New PC:

i9 9900k @ 5Ghz w/ Corsair H150i pro 360mm AIO (Top Mounted) ( I just run this at Stock Now)
2X 8GB RGB Hyper-Z DDR4-4133Mhz (Though only gotten it stable at 4000 so far) Crucial CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 8GB DIMM DDR4 PC4-28800U DDR4-3600
Asus Maximus Hero XI
Nvidia RTX 2080 TI NVidia RTX 3090
SoundBlaster Zx SoundBlaster AE-9
Samsung 970 Pro 512GB M.2
Samsung 840 Pro 256MB
Samsung 840 Evo 256MB
Toshiba 4TB HDD Western Digital Black 6TB
+Samsung 860 EVO 1TB
+Seagate 16TB

Corsair 850Watt Gold Cert. PSU Corsair HX 1200i
Corsair D800 Case modified to remove hotplug backplane

Everything that was replaced found a home in another of my PCs except for the Hyper-Z crap ram.

Data is priority one.
You should had all samsung 840 SSD drives pulled for potential reliability issues (they tend to brick themselves for no reason with total data loss). I have these and are good: WD blue SSD, or Samsung 860 EVO, 860 Pro or Crucial M500, MX500 or one of the Micron enterprise grade SSD drives.

Cheers,

Thanks for the warning, only my installed steam and gog games on those drives so if they brick they all have cloud save backups and I can just reinstall. I'll make sure I don't use these drives for important data.

Reply 614 of 631, by retardware

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pentiumspeed wrote on 2021-11-17, 02:19:

Replace Realtek WLAN with ethernet Intel Pro/1000 PT x1 single port cards, only 25 to 30 each. True TCP/ip offload and this made XP faster on my Optiplex 780 E8600 so I bought more for my computers and supports windows 10 too.

Is Ralink Realtek? Then it might be a good suggestion to replace that card!
However, the Pro/1000 PT is a TP network card... so I assume you mentioned it by mistake.
What's the WLAN card you'd recommend?

pentiumspeed wrote on 2021-11-17, 02:19:

And use a gamer grade N wireless router in bridge mode to this card. (not Dlink).

Atm this probably probably does not matter much, as FreeBSD currently only supports up to 802.11g respective 54Mbit/s (802.11ac is still WIP).
It's still sufficient for YouTube etc 😀
Currently I use a FritzBox 7490. But I'll move soon, so I already am curious which CPE router I'll get with the new provider.

pentiumspeed wrote on 2021-11-17, 02:19:

Registered memory run hotter, yes HOT, and slower. So went back to plain ECC unbuffered modules and is cooler and utilizes all the bandwidth of Intel processors in 4 channel mode.
I used Aida 64 to test the differences and can see the difference during using computer too. Mine is Z420 too.

Actually I use registered RAMs because they are super cheap; the whole 128GB lot was just 100 euros.
Unbuffered RAMs, no matter EDIMM or UDIMM, are much more expensive, so I happily take the speed tradeoff.

pentiumspeed wrote on 2021-11-17, 02:19:

Quadro K4000 is nice but not suitable for gaming for two reasons, lower game performance and GPU itself is underclocked. If not intended for gaming on it, that's fine with what you have in it.

I only use it as xorg framebuffer, with 2D acceleration. For safety reasons, Windows is used only in VMs.
So this card is actual overkill 😀
And I like what you told about it... underclocked GPU means that it will probably last a while 😀

Reply 615 of 631, by RandomStranger

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I built my daily driver with upgrade potential in mind, just like the previous one which served me for 10 years.

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2600
MBO: AsRock B450M Pro4-F
RAM: G.Skill Aegis DDR4 3000MHz 16GB KIT
GPU: XFX Radeon RX480 8GB Black Edition
SND: ASUS Xonar DGX
PSU: Seasonic M12II EVO 520W
HDD: Western Digital Blue 1TB
OS: Linux Mint 19.3
Case: Fractal Design Focus G Mini

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The hard drive was something I already had. It came from my insurance company after a lightning incident. I was planning to replace it with an SSD for a while, but didn't bother.

I got the graphics card in last September used for about 130€. It was meant to be temporary until December or January and replaced with a 6800XT, then crypro currencies happened. 2 weeks ago I've seen an RX480 being sold on an auction for 400€. As things stand, if I'd sell it and add another 400, on a better day I could get a 6600XT. I should have just gone with the RX5700 XT back then...

Probably the next two upgrades will be a 1TB SSD and another 16GB set of RAM. Then GPU, to whatever is priced the least outrageously and offers at least double the performance that day, then the CPU to a Ryzen 7 3700 or 5700G, whichever is available that day.

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Reply 616 of 631, by Jasin Natael

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RandomStranger wrote on 2021-11-17, 11:00:

I built my daily driver with upgrade potential in mind, just like the previous one which served me for 10 years.

Yeah, I did a similar thing with my build. I actually built it originally with a R7 1700 non-x.
Then I scored a good deal on a used 3700x about 6 months or so after they launched so I finally upgraded the CPU.
About 6 months after that I actually received a 3900x as a gift so bonus upgrade there. I sold the 3700x and the Vega 56 (blower design) that I was using at the time and upgraded to the 3900x and the GTX1080.
I started with a RX580 and upgraded to the Vega for a cheap price but it was noisy as hell.
This was about 3 months or so into the crypto boom but my buddy had managed to score a 3080 and he made me a very nice deal on his old 1080. It matches my ROG Strix board so that is a bonus.
But that is why I still have to fairly slow 2400mhz ram. It was what I could get in early 2017 when I built the machine originally.
It is cool to have the same build evolve like that. You don't often see that anymore as tech changes so quickly, and Intel tends to launch a new socket every 15 minutes.
But don't anyone tell you that you can't run a 3900x on a first gen b series platform, cause if you have a good board you sure as heck can. The massive 360mm rad helps though.

The really cool thing is that I had previously had a FX9590 on a Asus Crosshair motherboard in a Genome I case. The case was new but the board/cpu and internals were all bought used in like 2015 I think.
I had that machine overclocked to like 5.1-5.2ghz. All it would do for sure.
The Deepcool cooler sprung a leak one night and soaked the entire computer. Deepcool support was really great. I actually expected to only get a case /cooler replacement but they Paypal'd me funds to replace everything.
And that is how I built the Ryzen machine to begin with. The only thing that carried over was my then GPU a R9-380x.
I still have the FX-9590. I don't actually know if it works or not. One day I will hopefully pick up a cheap 990 AM3+ board and test it.

Reply 617 of 631, by Brawndo

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I just retired my Devil's Canyon 4790K and GTX 970 SLI PC I had been running for a number of years and built this new behemoth a few months ago. I'll post pictures later on.

Ryzen 5950X
ASUS Crosshair VIII Dark Hero motherboard
32 GB RAM
Gigabyte RTX 3080 Waterforce
2 M.2 SSDs for OS, work and install drives, 3 more 2.5" SSDs for install "overflow" and random storage
Shamefully, running the onboard sound ATM
Full custom water loop built by me including Swiftech MCP655 pump, Optimus CPU block, XSPC fittings
A Corsair case filled with Noctua fans

It's currently mining 24/7, only use it occasionally in the evenings when I have free time. Only played a couple games on it so far 🤣.

Reply 619 of 631, by pixelatedscraps

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robertmo wrote on 2021-11-18, 06:09:

don't forget you can mine raptorium on cpu while mining whatever else on gpu.

Raptoreum and Monero 😉

Main: PII 2x 333Mhz | P2L97-DS | 128 | Millenium II 8MB | Voodoo2 SLI 12MB | AWE64 Gold CT4390 | Cheetah 9.1 | InWin A-500 | Win98 / NT 4.0

Test bench: Asus P3B-F | 1.3Ghz Tualeron w/ Powerleap | Geforce 2 Ti500 | SB Live! 5.1 CT4760