Description

This build was my first and it was very overwhelming. It drove me a little insane trying to troubleshoot the random stupidest things from malfunction hardware (brand new) to bad cabling (brand new). Overall at the end I'm very happy with it.

Future plan List: Samsung 4k monitor for dual set up; UPS System; NAS Storage; Adobe Photoshop maybe Lightroom; Adobe Illustrator; Adobe Acrobat; Plotter

11-27-2019, Update: The PC is still running strong with ZERO issue, since I built it in 2015.

Comments

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

Great build man! Very clean and nice part selection, only thing I wanted to ask was why use a 1200w psu? Its a bit overkill

  • 46 months ago
  • 3 points

I'm planing to get another MSI R9-390X (GPU) to run in 2-way crossfire and it gives me room if I want to expand later to 3 way crossfire. This is the reason I got a 1200W PSU.

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  • 46 months ago
  • 2 points

I know that why I got a 220W MB. I know heat is a factor but this is why I'm getting the 2nd GPU later so I can experiment on cooling since water cooled is not an options with my GPU. I still have room to add 4-5 more fans in my case if needed. As power goes not worry about it since I can write it off on my Taxes.

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

Water cooling not an option? There are several companies that make waterblocks for the 390x, and specifically for the MSI version.

EKWB has one and a backplate for it as well.

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

They released it back in February. I was looking in the fall but after some reading. The radiator fins needs to come out. I'm not doing it now since it will void the warrenty.

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh yeah my bad, completely forgot the fx 9590 had such a high TDP, haven't seen a build with it in a while and forgot about its benefits/drawbacks ;) Also having room for three-way crossfire is a nice idea too.

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

A nice oven you got there +1

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  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't see why in the world you buy a AMD CPU 2 390x's and a 4k monitor.

Buy a Intel CPU Buy a 980ti and then buy the 4k monitor

If your sister is in "IT" then she needs to know AMD CPUs are obsolete pieces of garbage Intel is the only and strongest modern platform that exists. Also she should know Intel has always been the platform to go when it comes to any Gaming or Production of any kind.

Forgot to mention H100i or any Corsair AIO is garbage they're loud overpriced hot scams. A CRYORIG be quiet! or a Noctua air cooler outperforms the AIOs or if you want a nice AIO you'd buy Swiftech or EK as they know what they're doing when it comes to any soft of cooling.

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

I have never seen over 900 watts just to turn on a computer. SUP with that?

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  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

I know - 220 cpu - 2x 250w gpu's - adds up quick.

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  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

I have a GTX 970 and a I5 3.2ghz and my total wattage is from 370 to 390 approx.
You have a lot of quality parts and 2x GPU - Many computers are going with larger PSUs today.

I have an EVGA 600 Bronze - suits my system. You have a good PSU (1200w)that will handle the GPUs - so your good.

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  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

Beastly setup, post some benchmarks if you get a chance ! +!

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

It will be for awhile since I have a office desk on order for my basement.

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

Insanely awesome build I must say! I would suggest moving that GPU to the top slot though for performance reasons. How is the card handling that 4k monitor? What games and FPS we talking about here? I need deets man!

Also I wouldn't actually list parts in your build that you haven't purchased yet.

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

I had the GPU on top but moved it down due to the M.2.

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  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

+1 for that 9590 <3

  • 46 months ago
  • 0 points

Terrible motherboard.

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

I switched motherboard to ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z. We could not get the AsRock Fatal1ty 970 Performance to power up. It's getting RMA and I will keep it as a back up.

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

Excellent. That motherboard is a pile of steaming dog **** anyway.

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  • 46 months ago
  • 0 points

It runs hotter than my overclocked 8350.

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  • 45 months ago
  • 0 points

Why the 390x not the 390?

Why the 1200w power supply?

Why the 900d?

Why AMD processor?

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

The reason I bought the 390x for 4k.

I swap psu from the 1200w to a 1000w. Need the room to go 2 way crossfire and maybe 3 way in the future.

900d case is because in the future I'm going full water cooled with more radiators on a close loop.

AMD it was a gift from my sister and so far I'm very happy with it. If my wife wants a custom built PC in the future. I give her this one and go into the very high Intel build.

  • 45 months ago
  • 0 points

The 390 and 390x almost perform the same at 4K. Within 1-2 FPS btw.

2 way xfire uses about 850, and 3 war xfire isn't very efficient.

Many other cases can do the same for much less.

Fair 'nuff

Then again what is done is done and there is no point criticizing it.

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  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks

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  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

My sister (IT) told me to get the SSD because there is no moving parts inside. The M.2 is much faster since it's connected directly on the motherboard. I will be adding a NAS later.

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  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

Comments like this will not be tolerated on our site.

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

What did he say?!

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