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  1. Prices are just a guide and could cost more or less depending on where purchased and changing prices so for current prices click staticICE or check out PCPARTPICKER which may even point out a potential compatibility issue with your build. There is so many different brands and models most are fine so for MB\GPU look up reviews for yourself and decide. The MB I suggest for example are mostly based on price\features so there's a good chance you will find something better suited to your needs. Although GPU scale in price with these builds with a limited budget on a high res monitor you may get more playable FPS with a Ryzen 2600 - 2080 Ti build than a 9900K - 2080 Super build. 2019 CPU Review Techpowerup GPU Performance Summary 2019 RAM Performance Intel RAM Performance AMD AM4 MOTHERBOARDS COMPARISON TABLE RAM OC Guide Cheapest Gaming PC Updated 22/09/2019 CPU AMD Ryzen 3 3200G 4 Core with Vega 8 Graphics $139 (Or 3400G $229 if you can justify it) MB 320M $75 (Make sure the BIOS has been updated to support The CPU) -OR- B450M $99+ (B450 If you wish to OC, also needs BIOS updated using old CPU) RAM 8G (2x8) 3200 c16 $130 HDD 240GB $43 -OR- 480GB $75 CASE\PSU Antec VSK4-500 w/ 500W PSU $91 TOTAL $478-534 Intel Low Budget Gamer I3 9100 Review | (not overclockable) Updated 22/09/2019 CPU Intel Core i3 9100F 3.6GHz 4 Core $125 MB B365M $105 RAM 8G (2x8G) 2666 Kingston HyperX FURY HX426C15FBK2/16 $119 GPU RX 570 4\8GB $209\239 SSD 480GB $75 PSU Cooler Master MWE Bronze 450W 3Y $65 -OR- Seasonic Focus 450W 7Y $99 CASE SilverStone Precision PS16 $49 TOTAL $747-811 AMD Low Budget Gamer 2600 Review Updated 22/09/2019 CPU AMD Ryzen 2600 6C\12T $199 MB ASRock B450M Pro4-F $115 RAM 8G (2x8) 3200 c16 $130 GPU RX 570 4\8GB $209\239 SSD 480GB $75 PSU Cooler Master MWE Bronze 450W 3Y $65 -OR- Phanteks PH-P550GF Gold 550W 5Y $99 CASE SilverStone Precision PS16 $49 TOTAL $842-906 Bang 4 Buck Gamer 3600 Review Updated 22/09/2019 CPU Ryzen 5 3600 6C\12T $315 -OR- Ryzen 7 3700X 8C\16T $519 (Budget priority should go to GPU for current games) MB MSI B450M MORTAR MAX $149 RAM 16G (2x8) 3000c15 Crucial Ballistix Sport LT $119 OC to ~3600 GPU RX 5700 8GB OC <Review $599 -OR- RX 5700 XT 8GB OC <Review $699 (2070 Super is decent value at $750 with ebay sales) SSD Kingston A2000 M.2 NVMe $159 PSU Super Flower Leadex III 650W Gold 7Y $129 CASE SilverStone Precision PS15 RGB $69 (Non RGB lacks fans) TOTAL $1539-1639 Intel Gamer Updated 22/09/2019 CPU 9700k 8C $550 -OR- 9900K 8C\16 $899Gamers Nexus 9700k Review MB ASRock Z390 PHANTOM GAMING-ITX/AC $269 (Newegg) -OR- Asus ROG STRIX Z390-I GAMING $322 RAM 2x8 3200c14\3600c16 $239 OC to ~4000c17 1.4-1.5vdimm GPU RX 5700 XT 8GB OC $699 -OR- RTX 2080 Super 8GB $1089 -OR- RTX 2080 Ti $1699 SSD ADATA XPG 1TB SX8200 Pro M.2 NVMe $225 PSU Corsair SF600 Gold\Platinum 600W SFX 7Y $166\199 + SilverStone PP08 Adapter SFX to ATX $10 (SFX PSU provides extra breathing room for GPU. Have PSU inlet facing up) CASE Fractal Design Define S Nano $99 (Block bottom vents to force airflow past GPU and out the back) HSF Noctua NH-D15 $125 (Move fan from over RAM to the case lower front inlet) TOTAL $1683-igp $2382-$3468 AMD High End, Low Noise Updated 22/09/2019 CPU Ryzen 7 3900X 8C\16T $809 3700X & 3900X Review MB ASUS Prime X570 Pro $369 <Chipset fan is loud RAM 2x16 3200 Crucial Ballistix Sport LT $269 OC to ~3600 GPU RX 5700 XT 8GB Red Devil $749 -OR- RTX 2080 Super 8GB Gaming X Trio $1272 -OR- RTX 2080 Ti 11GB GV-N208TAORUS-X-W-11GC $2195 SSD Samsung 970 EVO PLUS 1TB $303 PSU Super Flower Leadex Titanium 750W 5y $219 CASE Fractal Design Define R6 USB-C $219 HSF Noctua NH-U12A $159 TOTAL $3096-4542 Office Updated 08/02/2019 Intel BOXNUC8I3 8th Gen Core i3-8109U 2C/4T 3.6GHz $424 -OR- Intel BOXNUC8I5 8th Gen Core i5 -8259U 4C/8T 3.8GHz $519 Kingston 8GB (2x4GB) DDR4 2400MHz HyperX Impact SODIMM 14-14-14, 1.2V $138 ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro 256GB/512GB $99/165 Review Total $578-764 Threadripper Updated 12/02/2019 CPU AMD 1920X 12C\24T $629 -OR- 2950X 16\32T $1368 MB ASUS Prime X399-A $399 RAM Team T-Force Vulcan 3000MHz 32GB (4x8GB) $389 GPU RX 570 4\8GB $189/219 -OR- RTX 2060 6GB $549 SSD Samsung 970 EVO Plus 1TB $329 HDD Toshiba N300 NAS HDD 6TB $279 Blu Pioneer BDR-209 15x $85 PSU Antec EarthWatts EA750G 10Y $154 CASE Fractal Design Define R6 USB-C $195 HSF Noctua NH-U14S-TR4-SP3 $105 TOTAL $2753-3852 Little Screamer Updated 12/02/2019 CPU i9 9900K 8C\16T $899 MB ASUS ROG Strix Z390-I $319 RAM (2x16GB) F4-3200C14D-32GTZKW <Newegg $555 GPU MSI RTX 2080 Ti Sea Hawk X $2079 SSD Samsung 970 Evo Plus 2TB $649 PSU Corsair 750W SF 80+ Platinum $231 CASE SilverStone Sugo SG13 $55 (Tape up the gaps around the front fan\rad so fresh air has to come in the front not go round and round) HSF RAIJINTEK PALLAS <Newegg $50 & Noctua NF-A15 HS-PWM $42 RAD Fan's Noctua A12x25-PWM 120mm x2 $118 Fan Control Software Argus monitor $18us for 3y license TOTAL $5015 Hopefully that all fit's... Much below this line is old but there is still some useful info among it ================================================================================================ Cases 30 Case temperature review 12 Case temperature/sound Review Fans R10- Fan Testing- 120mm Fan Testing on an MCR120 Radiator Round 6 30x 120mm Fans Roundup - Tested on WC Radiato Be Cool: Ultimate 120/140 mm Fans Roundup 140 mm Fan Roundup Testing Eight Fans with Corsair's H80 WATERCOOLING PARTS Blocks CPU XSPC RayStorm $59 (lots of other blocks out there that would make a fine choice but this one performs well at a great price) GPU EK-VGA Supreme HF - Acetal $55 Swiftech MCW82 VGA $59 XSPC RayStorm GPU $62 EK-VGA Supreme HF Bridge E. - Acetal $68 Depending on gpu you will need to add hs on mem\pwm but these are flexible good value\performance block's MartinsLiquidLab 22 CPU Block's Review Skinneelabs 2011 Roundup Universal GPU Blocks Pumps EK-DCP 4.0 $47 (looks like a decent value pump) Q-max: 800 L/hr +/-10% H-max.: 4.0m +/-10% (oem jingway) Swiftech MCP355 $85 (nice little high pressure pump) Nominal discharge 454 L/hr flow, 4.5m head (Laing DDC) (optional to increase MCP355 performance) XSPC Laing DDC Top/Reservoir Combo $39.95 Swiftech MCP35X 12V Pump PWM 1300-4500RPM $99 Nominal Max discharge 1050 L/hr flow, 4.4m head Review Koolance PMP-450S 12/24V (If pump speed will be controlled, PMP-450 adjusts more smoothly than PMP-450S) Maximum Flow Rate: 17.4L/min (4.6 gal/min) @ 12V, 22.3L/min (5.9 gal/min) @ 24V Maximum Head Pressure: 5.1m (16.8ft) @ 12V, 5.8m (19ft) @ 24V $89 (Optional extra) Koolance CTR-SPD24X2 Dual 24V Pump Controller $89 Pumps Review Pump Noise and much more Rads There is heaps more rads out there this is just a few examples Swiftech MCR320-QP 410x128x34mm 1063g 14FPI $69 Swiftech MCR420-QP Radiator $89 XSPC RX360 410x125x58.5mm 8fpi $109 Black Ice SR1 480 517x133x54 9FPI $129 XSPC RX480 125x58.5x???mm 8fpi $149 ThermoChill PA 120.3 405x129x60 10FPI $159.50 ThermoChill PA120.4 524x129x60 ~2Kg 10FPI $189 ThermoChill PA140.3 480x142x60 ~2Kg 10FPI $199 Black Ice SR1 560 480 605x153x55.9 9FPI $179 Thermochil and Black Ice make some of the highest quality cleanest finish rads available but you pay for it Swiftech rads give excellent performance for your $ with a fan like the 1850rpm gt XSPC are also very good but may need a bit more of a rinse to flush out crap before installing extra costs to the above barbs clamps fans 7/16" ID tubing works well as it is a snug fit over 1/2" and can be more flexible than 1/2" tube but both are ok if you dont get a res to save space\cost a T piece can work well Total cost of watercooling with a cpu\gpu block is ~$350+ but you can keep most these parts over many builds provided you can mount the blocks on the new gear Insanity Updated 29/8/2014 CPU Intel Core i7 5930K 3.5-3.7GHz Six Core $679 -OR- 5960X Extreme Edition 3.0-3.5GHz 20MB Cache Eight Core $1199 MB ASRock X99-WS $399 RAM G.Skill Ripjaws 4 F4-3000C15Q-16GRR 16GB (4x4GB) DDR4 $339 -OR- F4-2666C15Q-32GRR 32GB (4x8GB) DDR4 $629 GPU Tri-Fire MSI R9290X-LIGHTNING 4GB $2490 - OR - TRI-SLI GTX Titan Black GHz Edition 6GB $4035 SSD Samsung XP941 512GB M.2 $578 & Samsung 850 Pro Series 1TB $735 Blu Pioneer BDR-209 15x $85 PSU Corsair AX1500i $519 CASE Silverstone Temjin TJ11 Black with Window $577 $6401-8756+ cooling CPU block XSPC RayStorm $59 GPU block's Three of whatever fits i dont know anymore Rad Alphacool NexXxoS XT45 Full Copper 560mm $99 Reservoir anything from a T ~50c to a monster res Pump's Swiftech MCP35X2 $222 Tube PrimoFlex PRO LRT Tubing (7/16" 5/8" 3/32") per meter $7.95 Fan's six Noctua NF-A14 Industrial PPC 140mm 2000RPM IP67 PWM $39ea lots of fittings $736+ Total ~$6k-10k Some useful threads List of suppliers for Cases, Case Mods & Water Cooling parts The Truth About Graphics Power Requirements V2, See how many watts you really need Beginner's Guide To Tweaking/overclocking Your Graphics V3, The How to tweaking/overclocking your video card. Atomics Most Recommended Psus Thread., Looking for a good PSU. Look no further than this thread. Official ASUS P8P67 Series Overclocking Guide and Information http://www.overclockers.com/3step-guide-to...k-intel-haswell Intel Core i3, i5, and i7 3 Step Overclocking Guides Water Cooling Information/Guides & Reviews/Tests & Galleries The LCD Thread Guide to Building a HD HTPC Extreme Cooling Forum Collective Sticky Black Viper's Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Service Configurations TweakHound Tweaking Windows 7
  2. Case is really up to you but here is some places that do good reviews https://www.gamersnexus.net/hwreviews/3521-nzxt-h710-case-review-brute-force-airflow https://hexus.net/tech/reviews/chassis/136415-nzxt-h510-elite/?page=3 https://bit-tech.net/reviews/tech/cases/fractal-design-vector-rs-review/3/ US prices are a bit funny vs AU The Kingston A2000 1TB was $159AU and it is $135US so it goes from a bargain here to a little expensive there While RX 580 8GB are $300 here $120 there
  3. Things may be looking up for AMD if they can deliver http://www.tomshardware.com/news/amd-zen-cpu-radeon-hbm,29053.html http://www.anandtech.com/show/9231/amds-20162017-x86-roadmap-zen-is-in http://www.overclock3d.net/articles/cpu_mainboard/amd_2016_roadmap_confirmed_8_cores_are_back/1
  4. Oh dam. It's kinda a bad time to go buying new high end GPU maybe just get a cheap card to screw around with and vmod or something unless there is a demanding game you really want to play in the next few months. Maybe a middle ground like a reference RX 5700 8GB $299 Microcenter then stick it on water. Have you thought about going big or small with the build?
  5. Dasa

    Fan arrangement

    Like most NZXT case the 510 is more form over function and the front panels is very restrictive to airflow especially with low speed fans. https://www.gamersnexus.net/hwreviews/3496-nzxt-h510-elite-case-review-making-things-worse Due to the front restriction it will be important to tape up any gaps around the front fans so that fresh air has to be drawn in and cant just go round in circles like it will be now with just one front fan. Corsair ML140 140mm Premium Magnetic Levitation Fan Twin Pack $45 could be a good option for two front fan's. Also using the vertical GPU mount would only make temperatures worse so best to avoid that.
  6. Looks like you need to buy it and even then you don't get much more than a demo for $40 at this stage. As for the game it is fairly short just a few maps they will add more but it will never be a large game with just a few quick missions. A fair bit of the outdoors FPS drops lower than it does in the benchmark.
  7. Chernobylite is a new early access game built on the Unreal engine with a benchmark. This is at Ultra 3440x1440 Game has some promises and it will be interesting to see how it develops as they add extra content.
  8. One of three short videos that are worth a look
  9. I don't think anyone was ever suggesting the politicians had any intelligence. If big business wanted to drive down land prices all they would have to do is use a shell corp to pay some dodgy scientists to do a one eyed report about what we should be doing for nature in the country and then sell it as the right thing to do to any politicians that want to be seen as having a green thumb and they will eat it up doing the dirty work for them without even knowing it. They have been flying over scanning the area for minerals in the past but I'm not sure if I should be reaching for the tin foil hat just yet. The Chinese have been buying a lot of land but they do seem to have been focusing on food. They are clever buggers though in Fiji they were installing power and roads to places they were not allowed to mine as rites to the land is in the hands of the local villages but they know that if they offer the temptations of the modern world they will become more susceptible to there offers and if not this generation then the next will say yes.
  10. Far from the first to do that but bonus points for admitting it
  11. Environmentalists believe the redgum forests need frequent floods to survive (a load of crap) so every 4 years rain or no they flood them, at times they have done this before a large rain which has washed that man made flood back into the river killing all the fish. https://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/news/national/murray-fish-deaths-blackwater-event-kills-hundreds-of-cod/news-story/7881f6e224c470aa9a8c07289ce8a605 In my mind they should only do this when there is sufficient rainfall to create a natural flood to better mimic nature. The powers that be also seem to think the rivers should be flowing full out to sea 24/7 even when they use to dry up to nothing but a few water holes when the rain stopped in the past and it is only the dams that allow them to continue flowing. It is just a case of stupid people playing god from within there concrete bunkers people that see the people that make food as as environmental vandals that they are happy to see get shut down. Although I do like eveln theory that there is actually some nefarious intelligence behind it all using greenys to do the mines dirty work for them. This site has there point of view or marketing however you want to look at it. http://www.vewh.vic.gov.au/news-and-publications/news On a side note French farmers know how to perform proper protest here they spray manure in through the window of there parliament house...
  12. Around here a lot of what was irrigated land is being converted back to broadacre farming with cereal crops like oats, wheat, barley which have failed two years in a row now and all been cut for hay which is not profitable but recovers some loss. Others are swapping to more niche foods that don't really feed a great deal of people but are worth more cash I think almonds is the current craze as was vineyards a while back. Most are buying Fords\Holden's with ~50-100,000ks on them for ~10-15k driving them till they have ~300,000ks on them. But they also need to spend hundreds of thousands more on work vehicles as they are cheaper than labor unlike Fiji where a good job gets you ~$5 a day. Most bushiness owners out here work ~90-120 hours a week and at the moment they can do that for a year and lose money doing it just to maintain a investment.
  13. So there was a meting held about the water recently at the busiest time of the year 8am in the morning to reduce the number of farmers that could go no doubt. Conclusion was that they are really happy with what they are doing and have no plans to review any damage it is doing to the environment or industry for another six years. Farmers conclusion from this news is that the industry is dead and one of the largest and most stable food bowls in Australia\the world has been killed so some will shoot themselves others will just try to sell up. Hopefully some will try to shoot some stupid politicians before shooting themselves. We are already importing more food than we export and it is about to get a lot worse. The government has just allocated a heap more cash to buy up even more water for "environmental" flows. We grow a lot less rice than we used to a few mills have shut down years ago. https://www.g-mwater.com.au/water-resources/catchments/storage-levels
  14. As far as I can see it looks ok provided it isn't making contact with the PCB or bending it some how.
  15. Dasa

    Navi Confirmed: 2019

    Fairly close to the edge but may be ok with another .005v-.01v at least in firestrike.
  16. Does sound a bit hot which means ether a bad mount or Vcore is way to high due to a bug with the BIOS update. Two SATA drives playing up? that does make me suspicious of the MB... was this only since the BIOS update? Don't follow your last question maybe a picture would help.
  17. Dasa

    Navi Confirmed: 2019

    What about 30% with 1.18v set? What program are you using to test load as different programs and higher FPS will increase power draw and make the card behave differently.
  18. Dasa

    AMD Zen

    ROG Crosshair VIII Impact - Review https://forums.overclockers.com.au/threads/rog-crosshair-viii-impact-x570-review-and-guide.1272265/#post-18332243 He is also looking into high RAM speeds and testing with LN2 Oh and the MB only costs $750au
  19. Dasa

    Galax Video Cards

    Ah who knows a bit like Hitachi changing to Hikoki.
  20. Dasa

    Galax Video Cards

    There would be a % of cards that fail in that time for any manufacturer dropping it allows them to sell them cheaper. Sometimes a manufacturer may use cheaper parts that are less likely to last as long or with Seagate when they swapped to a factory in china there warranty went from 5y to 1y then 2y and now they have a few products with 3-5 years again.
  21. Dasa

    Galax Video Cards

    As far as I know the biggest down side to the brand is 2y warranty vs 3 years on some of the others. Not sure how loud the HSF is on that model but specs suggest it is a fairly large HSF so it should be ok.
  22. Dumped gravel and rock blocks environmental water from flowing into Murray-Darling forest https://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2019-09-23/gravel-blocks-environmental-water-flows-murray-river/11537590 An irrigation channel used to release water into a forest along the Murray River in NSW has been filled with earth and rocks, with an irrigator saying the vandalism is a sign of frustration boiling over in the area. Key points: Dumped rocks and gravel is blocking environmental water from flowing into a forest along the Murray River An irrigator says it is a sign of frustration at water management Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder has ordered an investigation It is illegal to damage irrigation infrastructure, but Southern Riverina Irrigators chairman Chris Brooks said he was not surprised it happened. "I can see it. It's on the highway between Barooga and Mulwala," Mr Brooks said. "It's a dire situation. "Desperate men do desperate things. "I see the look in people's faces and they are pretty angry. It worries me, but it is going to happen." Irrigators in the New South Wales Murray region are facing their second year of no water allocations and crops across the region are currently dying or being cut for hay due to lack of rain and, in many cases, irrigation water. Mr Brooks said he had nothing to do with the vandalism, was not condoning it, but understood why it happened. Despite that futile attempt at stopping them wasting water the rivers are currently all running at flood capacity and they are using irrigation channels and pumps to bypass choke points in the river in a effort to force more water out to sea without flooding houses, never mind that catchments are nearing half the level of the same time last year and one down to 36% To bad if turmoil breaks out and shipping lanes are cut this country would likely starve.
  23. Updated the title to better describe my intentions with the build Bang 4 Buck Gamer Also added some review links to help chose between GPU brands and updated the links up the top. GPU RX 5700 8GB OC <Review $599 -OR- RX 5700 XT 8GB OC <Review $699 (2070 Super is decent value at $750 with ebay sales)
  24. Bit of double sided tape and some cardboard should work nicely. Pure rock slim should be fine but the bigger you go the slower you can run the fan. The better the airflow the lower the GPU fan speed so it is a balancing act against what result sin lower noise and is it quieter at idle or load.