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Ryzen 7 1700 is overclocked to 3.85 GHz. The Kraken x52 keeps it fairly cool down to about 55 degrees at full load. This would probably be improved if the Phanteks P400S supported a radiator mounted at the top (it only supports rads mounted at the front). I wish I had bought an x62 to take advantage of the 140mm width of the case.

I should have gone for an OC'd memory build since the Gaming K7 supports up to 3600 MHz. I wussed out and went with the highest non-OC ram speed at 2666 MHz.

Overall, I love the case. The tempered glass and clean front looks classy as hell. The ambient red LED has a really nice effect. The case's fan controller lets me keep things running super-silent when I don't need as much airflow, then crank it when I want some performance.

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  • 34 months ago
  • 2 points

Awesome build man. Just wondering though, why the dual GTX 1070s? You could pretty much get a GTX 1080Ti for that price, which will flog the 1070s in terms of performance.

Anyways, again, awesome build. I hope you enjoy your PC!

+1

  • 34 months ago
  • 3 points

I actually got the Ryzen because I use this computer for some Deep Learning algorithms. It provides the sweet spot for gaming and multi-CPU processing.

I got the dual GTX 1070s since I wanted to run my algorithms on both GPUs at once to speed things up. I benefit from the parallelism so it wasn't worth it to go for pure speed.

Great question!

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Ahh, I see. Again, a very nice build :)

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Honestly , two 1070`s still better then one 1080 ti . I have two rigs , one with 1x1080ti and two with 2x1070 . Two 1070 still a bit ahead and looks better with two cards . Just get that new Msi sli bridge :). Nice build btw , looks awesome .

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

That's not what benchmarks say, poor SLI scaling will always mean that a single much more powerful card will outperform two weaker cards in games, unless the game is heavily optimized for SLI.

That's just GTA, but there are quite a few other games you can check where the 1080Ti pulls ahead.

  • 34 months ago
  • 2 points

Why is every fan on intake? +1 for the build, its great!

  • 34 months ago
  • 2 points

Wow, good eye! My computer is actually sitting underneath my thermostat, so I have the front doing output. I had the top doing output and my thermostat readings were killing my A/C unit.

Once I can move my desk to another part of my apartment, I'll change the rear and top to output and reverse the rad to intake.

  • 34 months ago
  • 2 points

Great work, Team Red!!!

  • 34 months ago
  • 2 points

Definitely an well deserved +1. Red is so cliche but looks the best when done correctly IMO. Very clean. I would comment on the Nvidia cards and how they should be AMD for this build to be complete but I myself use them. Just waiting for a compatible AMD version to come along and maybe I may switch back.

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Running CUDA was a must for me. Unfortunately OpenCL just isn't well supported with the Deep Learning frameworks that I use.

I like how the Ryzen hit the sweet spot between workstation and gaming. The i9 would probably be better in the future though... hopefully AMD can keep up!

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

That red build looks sweet! May i know what Core voltage you are using for this 3.85Ghz OC?

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm using 1.4 / 1.2 / 1.4 -- I run it at 100% pretty much constantly with the computations I'm doing and it is super stable.

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  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

I know... but those Hyperboreas are way too good (and cheap)... I wish they had more options.

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