Pretty fast build!
Not earth shattering performance, but it's a 1% Firestrike build for twin gtx-980's without running the top 8-core 5960x. So that's pretty good!
Firstrike 21,237 http://www.3dmark.com/fs/6381508
Firestrike Extreme 11,692 http://www.3dmark.com/fs/6381451
Firstrike Ultra 6,612 http://www.3dmark.com/fs/6381420
Plays everything at max settings + 16x AF, 4xMFAA, 4xMFAA TT at 4K 60fps or better when overclocked. 1080P games at same settings are 100-200fps. Plays Star Citizen v1.0.0 at 4K @ 40-60fps, 1080p @ 150-199fps. Plays GTA-5 4K @ max settings + 2x MFAA @ 60-70FPS.
i7-5930k @ 4.5ghz (36x125), cache @ 3.5ghz G.Skill DDR4-3000 @ 13-14-14-278 1T (great timings!) First MSI gtx-980 (ASIC 74) is Firestrike stable & infinite GTA-5 benchmark-4 loop stable at both 1080p & 4K @ 1612mhz. Second MSI gtx-980 (ASIC 69) is Firestrike stable & infinite GTA-5 benchmark-4 loop stable at both 1080p & 4K @ 1585mhz. Stock the MSI GTX-980's are AMAZING. They run extremely cool & the fans never turn on (0rpm 0% load) until 3D games are started. Mine are on a custom vbios to allow them to feed the maximum voltage (1.312v) and to the watt, the maximum the VRM's can supply at 90*c. (VRM's at maximum draw, which is rare outside of Firestrike, are running them out of spec because they run 100-115c under load). Both cards had the GPU TIM replaced with Noctua NT-H1.
The 28" 4k Samsung panels are so good, I found a sick deal on two more (Currently retail is $500-550usd, referb is $400usd. I paid $369usd for them!). So now I have three of them! LoL!
The XP941, when it works, is pretty fast for a boot/OS drive. It doesn't quite bench to full spec because it's PCIe lanes are halved. (I'm requesting 42 of 40 lanes so they came from the M.2/esata supply). The Mushkin Skorp PCIe SSD's in RAID-0 are ungodly fast. 4.26gb/s read speed, 3.84gb/s write speed? Crazy!
The CH Products HOTAS can't be beat for a HOTAS. Most buttons, Most axis, Near Infinite mappings & not just macros, but a full scripting language, combined with legendary reliability. (My first CH HOTAS was from 1994-1995 and still works in 2015).
I wish the cable lacing were better, but my hands simply can not pull cables for hours on end. Still infinitely better than zip-ties & tie wraps. Would be nice if more of the cables were behind the board, but there simply was not enough length & I saw no reason to solder 40 splices into cables just to hide them.
I hope down the road I can snag a much faster CPU. Maybe a zillion core Haswell-EP / Boradwell-EP. The g.skill ddr4-3000 15CL kit is impressive, but the consumer CPU's simply do not need more bandwidth than base DDR4-2133 can supply. I've ran many games (legit with fraps benchmarking) and normal benchmarks. It makes no differences. I'll likely either double this kit to 32gb, or sell it and move to 16gb ddr4-2133 dimms and try for 64->128gb later. I've had those titan-x's in my cart many times since they first came out, but I just couldn't do it. Maybe I'll add the third MSI gtx-980, or sell these two & grab two MSI 980ti's when they come out over summer. I'm undecided at the moment.