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Advice sought for 3900x build, accepted bios settings and varying highest speed recorded in various monitors

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But if I am going to do this than I might as well go for the best performance as I can. After all you can guarantee that cooling demands aren't going to lower with any future CPUs( unless Ryzen 4000 series has something up its sleeve that we know nothing about).

This what EKWB comes up with, at €370

If you can fit a bigger reservoir in that bundle I would, otherwise it looks great.
 
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If you want to run RAID, it is best to use matching drives. While it will likely work, at best you are limited to the slower drive's speed. At worst, it doesn't work or there are issues.


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If you can fit a bigger reservoir in that bundle I would, otherwise it looks great.
If just for looks, sure. But don't do it for performance reasons. :)
 
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They do kits as well, which might be the way to go?

 
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They do kits as well, which might be the way to go?

This one looks pretty nice for the price.
EK-KIT P360
And this one
EK-KIT X360
 
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If you want to run RAID, it is best to use matching drives. While it will likely work, at best you are limited to the slower drive's speed. At worst, it doesn't work or there are issues.


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If just for looks, sure. But don't do it for performance reasons. :)
No chance of matching drives unless I was able to use an add on m.2 card, which I might be able to do with another riser ribbon.
As the GPU is already vertically mounted, the PCI slots could in theory be used with a riser cable. That is if I don't want to ditch the Intel 660p 2TB

I was wondering about their kits? https://www.ekwb.com/shop/kits

This one looks pretty nice for the price.
EK-KIT P360
And this one
EK-KIT X360
Yes both do, Going to have to look into what clearance I have up top, something that Cooler master aren't That clear about
 
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I think their kits perform well and you can't beat the cost for an open loop anyway.

I've been tempted to pick one up a couple times.

You can always add too them as well which is nice.
Yes that's true, although I'm not to sure how confident I feel about taking the cooler off or the 2070 super
 
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Yes that's true, although I'm not to sure how confident I feel about taking the cooler off or the 2070 super
All the aib models are pretty easy to take apart if you have a founders on the other hand it's a major pita.
 
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All the aib models are pretty easy to take apart if you have a founders on the other hand it's a major pita.
Eh? Say that again please, but this time in a language I understand :laugh:
aib ? founders?

aib I'll guess is aio ?
 
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Eh? Say that again please, but this time in a language I understand :laugh:
aib ? founders?

aib I'll guess is aio ?

As long as your 2070 is not an nvidia founders edition it shouldn't be too difficult to put a water block on it.
 
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As long as your 2070 is not an nvidia founders edition it shouldn't be too difficult to put a water block on it.
Gigabyte Aorus GeForce® RTX 2070 Super highest out of the box overclock I think? 1905
 
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Gigabyte Aorus GeForce® RTX 2070 Super highest out of the box overclock I think? 1905
How are your temps? The 2080 version of that card ran pretty hot in reviews.
 
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How are your temps? The 2080 version of that card ran pretty hot in reviews.
Not really checked it too deeply but seemed ok during heaven etc
 
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Not really checked it too deeply but seemed ok during heaven etc
The gigabyte wind force 2080 ran cooler for example which was much cheaper. I'm curious if they improved the super variants
 
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The gigabyte wind force 2080 ran cooler for example which was much cheaper. I'm curious if they improved the super variants
Soon as I get my act together and run it through some tests properly, I'll happily report back

The gigabyte wind force 2080 ran cooler for example which was much cheaper. I'm curious if they improved the super variants
66c during Heaven, 54c in both Timespy and Timespy extreme.
For the record CPU sat at 53c during all three tests
 
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You know that NVMe RAID-0 does not benefit any real life performance other than sequantial reads/writes like moving large amounts of data, right?
At OS boot or at using/launching apps/games make no difference. Same applies for PCI-E Gen4.0 drives.


 
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You know that NVMe RAID-0 does not benefit any real life performance other than sequantial reads/writes like moving large amounts of data, right?
At OS boot or at using/launching apps/games make no difference. Same applies for PCI-E Gen4.0 drives.


It's for back up I know

You know that NVMe RAID-0 does not benefit any real life performance other than sequantial reads/writes like moving large amounts of data, right?
At OS boot or at using/launching apps/games make no difference. Same applies for PCI-E Gen4.0 drives.


And that guys voice! UGH!

Bloody hell, this can't be right can it?
According to this I would be ranked 88th in the world?
My cinebench R20 score is 7283

full score R20 - 1.jpg

Ok, this is insane


ranking.jpg

I seem to have one good chiplet and one Very average (at best) chiplet. As one on chiplet I have peak speeds of between 4.5 - 4.65, yet the other is 4.35 - 4.375
.chiplet lottery.jpg

I wouldn't be at all surprised if AMD didn't purposely match a decent chiplet up with an average one, hence my good and bad. That would make sense as well though, as then all CPUs' would be roughly the same highs and lows, with the occasional well-matched pair of chiplets, giving you an excellent overall cpu
 
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