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did a bios update which always makes me nervous in case of a power loss/brown out

but all good and very impressed with the outcome

hopefully things will get even better next bios update

 

when I first built this PC in October 2019 I ran a couple of benchmarks and was happy with the results cos it beat my old Intel® Core™ i7-3930K  by 1 ½  times faster

my Cinebench R20 score was 1572

After reading a lot of recommendations concerning the X570 motherboard platform, everyone was saying to get the latest bios update from the motherboards website, so I did

 

here are my new results:

 

Cinebench R20 all cores:

 

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Cinebench R20 single core:

 

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here are some reference scores from December 2019:

 

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I'm impressed with the improvement, and looks like there is still room for more

my CPU smashes the single core bench, but looks a bit lacking in multi-threaded test 

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My Dad used to race formula fords there then went onto support & pit for Damon Hill as a youngster. Marshalled and was also in a big crash that broke both wrists and two ribs, made the papers and then featured in old “Havoc” doccos 

 

Fair old history with that race track back home 

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doing a refurb on my boss's old PC

when I opened it up...........

(a)   I immediately thought of @Rab and his PC that has cobwebs on the cobwebs with dust on top of the cobwebs that are on top of the cobwebs :crazy:

(b)   an IT professional built this machine (wot a fu@ken mess)

 

 

 

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Recently upgraded my PC late last year. Waiting for the next gen of nvidia cards to upgrade my aging 1080. 

 

 

Bonus picture of my old custom watercooling setup featuring my cat that likes to keep warm. 

 

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16 hours ago, rtslbd said:

Recently upgraded my PC late last year.

what are the specs??????????????

 

16 hours ago, rtslbd said:

 Waiting for the next gen of nvidia cards to upgrade my aging 1080. 

my 1080 is still pumping

I did notice that it has overclocked itself.........................

I'm so old now I really cant remember overclocking it manually, maybe I did, maybe I didn't, dunno

 

 

standard clock is 1633 MHz and boost is 1722 MHz,      but seen here running Metro Exodus, boost is 1936 MHz!!!!!!

 

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17 hours ago, rtslbd said:

Bonus picture of my old custom watercooling setup featuring my cat that likes to keep warm. 

why did you ditch the water cooling??

 

BTW: nice pussy :original:

 

 

 

 

cat tax

 

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16 minutes ago, bloodycrashboy said:

what are the specs??????????????

Intel Core i9 9900KS
EVGA GTX 1080 FTW Edition
Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Master
Phanteks Enthoo Evolv X DRGB Tempered Glass
Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro CMW32GX4M4C3200C16 32GB
Corsair AX850 Titanium Modular 850w PSU
3 x SSDS + 3 x HDD (Total 10gb storage)
Bunch of random lighting and cablemod cables

 

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16 minutes ago, bloodycrashboy said:

why did you ditch the water cooling??

Mainly because it was a pain in the ass to maintain and change anything out. Also coming home from work one day to see a very slow leak straight onto the top of my gpu backplate was the final straw. I still have all the equipment sitting in my wardrobe I should probably sell it haha. All EKWB gear except for the pump/res combo. Previous platform was an i7 6700k which is also sitting next to me.

 

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17 minutes ago, rtslbd said:

Mainly because it was a pain in the ass to maintain and change anything out. 

I agree

did have issues with a previous GPU on water that was painful to troubleshoot with water cooling

But I love the low temps I get which justifies the other hassles

also love the "look" of a nicely done water cooled system   

 

17 minutes ago, rtslbd said:

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what are your CPU temps like with the NXT Kraken ?

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3 hours ago, bloodycrashboy said:

what are your CPU temps like with the NXT Kraken ?

 

Under normal circumstances its fine. Running a silent profile with the 3 ML120 rans it rarely exceeds 70c. Running full blown burner test on all 16 threads it can hit 90, so I am tempted to go back to a custom loop. 9900KS likes to run hot. 

 

Edit: the Evolv is better than the original version but the airflow is seriously lacking compared to my last case Corsair 750d airflow edition.

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1 hour ago, rtslbd said:

I am tempted to go back to a custom loop.

9900KS likes to run hot. 

 

yeah, custom water loop is so cool (pun intended)

 

my Ryzen runs hot,  I see it hit 70° occasionally when gaming, idles at about 45°

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