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PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:41 pm 
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New Build i9 running Win 7 Ultimatge 64 bits. Not gamer. Your comments welcome

CPU Intel Core i9-9900K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor $471.99 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler Noctua NH-D14 64.95 CFM CPU Cooler $79.95 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus PRIME Z390-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $177.99 @ Amazon
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $139.99 @ Amazon

Storage SanDisk Extreme Pro 480 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive -
Storage Seagate Barracuda Compute 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $58.75 @ Amazon
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4 GB Phoenix Video Card $139.99 @ Amazon
Case Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case -
Power Supply Thermaltake Smart Pro RGB 750 W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply -
Optical Drive LG UH12NS40 Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer $50.03 @ Amazon
Monitor Dell U3011 30.0" 2560x1600 60 Hz Monitor -

CPU cooler choice is quietness.
Plan to use Motherboard HDMI to drive a 4K TV as monitor. Use video card Display port & DVI to drive 2 other displays.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:18 am 
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nobody read this forum?


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 12:26 pm 
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Forum is close to dead these days...

Build idea looks ok, but have you compared an AMD Ryzen setup against the Intel?

And I would drop windows7, it is just old and buggy.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:00 pm 
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AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8 core, 16 thread, socket AM4, 3.6GHz, passmark 23860 65W @ Amazon $327
Intel Core i9-9900K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor, socket LGS1151 3.6GHz, passmark 20192 95W @ Amazon $472

Asus Prime Z390-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard, @ Amazon $178
Asus Prime X570-Pro Ryzen 3 AM4 ATX, 3rd party Amazon $187

Do I get the comparison right?

Everybody here use Win 7 ultimate 64 bits. Working fine.
Have Win 10 in my laptop. All the crazy upgrades practically make the unit unuseable. Unable to rely it to do work.
Do we get this all wrong?


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:03 pm 
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Yes, I would go with AMD, a) Cheaper, b)Quicker and c) lower power consumption. Intel at the moment are way behind the Ryzen platform. I just built for my own giggles the cheapest Ryzen platform I could get, £170 with a 256Gb M2 SSD. Windows 10 boot to desktop from cold (using windows 10 to go) in less than 8 seconds.

Use windows 7 at work, clunky, dated, regular hiccups, regular stalls etc due to updates - horrendous. Been using windows 10 at home for a while, a vast improvement, but still crap compared to Linux (Linux has its own issues though) - been using Linux since I can remember so I am used to it.

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