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My old build was passed down and time for a new one, parts get here Thursday to start assembling.

CPU: Intel Core i9-9900K Coffee Lake 8-Core, 16-Thread, 3.6 GHz

CPU Cooler: Corsair Hydro Series, H150i PRO RGB, 360mm

Motherboard: ASRock Z390 Taichi Ultimate LGA 1151

Memory: CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 32GB (4 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3000 (PC4 24000)

Video Card: GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 2070 GAMING OC 8G Graphics Card, 3 x WINDFORCE Fans, 8GB 256-Bit GDDR6

Hard Drive: SAMSUNG 970 PRO M.2 2280 512GB

Power Supply: CORSAIR RMx Series RM850x CP-9020180-NA 850W

Tower: Thermaltake View 71 RGB 4-Sided Tempered Glass Vertical GPU Modular E-ATX Gaming Full Tower

Extra Fans: Corsair HD Series, HD120 RGB LED, 120mm


I'd like to get more in depth with overclocking this one.  Assuming it will stay more than cool enough to push it some.

Anyone have experience with this type of mobo's settings to give some suggestions?

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14 hours ago, Gallitin said:

Anyone have experience with this type of mobo's settings to give some suggestions? 

I have an ASrock B450 mobo (amd socket AM4). They have a pretty straightforward BIOS in my eyes, but dont expect it to be at the level ASUS in regards to user-friendliness. If you are used to ASUS Bios, my advice would be to forget everything you know. Once you figure out which setting is where, it will be a walk in park. Like with ASUS (and other brands) you can update the bios through USB in the bios itself and the rest is pretty much similar if you disregard the slight difference in naming sense and it being less user-friendly. I'd rather deal with a less user-friendly bios mobo, than having shitty mobo. :P

I have a great experience with ASrock mobo's so far for the past 4+ years.

Edit: My Overclocking days are long behind me, so i cant really help you there.

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4 minutes ago, Sloppyseconds said:

I'd drop the i9 to an i7 and take RTX 2080 regular over the 2070

Yeah I have an RTX 2080 in my other build that is identical.  It's my work machine, so going to swap the 2070 into it and take the 2080 for the gaming one.  Figured I can deal with a 2070 at work as I don't get to game much there other than a few rounds of LOL from time to time.  

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I don't think you'll notice unless you're programming thread heavy simulations for research with the i7.  Seems to me the newest technology at the lowest clock rates seem to be the way to go for bang for the buck.

Right now I'm running an i7 8700 w/16GB RAM and a 1080.  Everything runs great.

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