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pencian's Completed Build: ryzen 5 2600, 1070 build

galacticPerson 1 point 1 month ago

He most likely built this before those cards were released. The RTX 2060 was only released a month and a half ago and the GTX 1660 Ti was only released 2 weeks ago.

Forum Topic "Seasonic Gift Card"

galacticPerson 3 points 1 month ago

Wow that's nice. SFX, 80+ Plus Gold, and Fully Modular for $69 PLUS a steam gift card? Dang SeaSonic!

Forum Topic "Entry Level X370 Board - $60"

galacticPerson submitter 1 point 1 month ago

Truly.

SimplyRene's Completed Build: 1st Build for School / Part-Time Gaming

galacticPerson 0 points 2 months ago

What's wrong with the 1030? It's a great 1080p card as long as you play on medium settings, which look remarkably similar to high settings on most games.

Forum Topic "What do you consider high-end?"

galacticPerson submitter 1 point 2 months ago

Alright.

Forum Topic "What do you consider high-end?"

galacticPerson submitter 1 point 2 months ago

Great thought. I didn't think about workstations when posting, thanks for sharing your ideas!

Forum Topic "What do you consider high-end?"

galacticPerson submitter 1 point 2 months ago

Thanks!

Forum Topic "What do you consider high-end?"

galacticPerson submitter 1 point 2 months ago

Thanks for posting!

Forum Topic "What do you consider high-end?"

galacticPerson submitter 1 point 2 months ago

Good thought. Comparing PC's to consoles is a great metric.

Forum Topic "What do you consider high-end?"

galacticPerson submitter 1 point 2 months ago

That's a nice way of thinking about it.

Forum Topic "What do you consider high-end?"

galacticPerson submitter 1 point 2 months ago

I can see that. Thanks for the post!

Forum Topic "What do you consider high-end?"

galacticPerson submitter 1 point 2 months ago

Interesting thought.

Forum Topic "What do you consider high-end?"

galacticPerson submitter 1 point 2 months ago

Haha kinda my mentality with PC's

Forum Topic "Asus ROG Strix B450-I Gaming HDMI Port Problems"

galacticPerson 1 point 3 months ago

alrighty.

Forum Topic "Asus ROG Strix B450-I Gaming HDMI Port Problems"

galacticPerson 2 points 3 months ago

Can you send me a picture of the cable? The ports might be fine but something might have bent the last time you pulled it out or something.

Forum Topic "Asus ROG Strix B450-I Gaming HDMI Port Problems"

galacticPerson 2 points 3 months ago
  1. It could be bent, very common problem. Solution: get a new or used one for like $1.

  2. Could be a faulty port. Solution: If you have a graphics card, you should be plugging the cable into there anyways, so plug it in there.

  3. You sure it IS an HDMI cable? Solution: check the ends of the cable. Is it shaped like a trapezoid? If it is, it is an HDMI cable. If it isn't, it's something else.

  4. Pure last resort option is all else fails: Try to get a $1 video card with HDMI off of amazon to use your monitor. You can disable the card while playing games, but it will still send the signal to the monitor you're using.

ValhallaOutcast's Completed Build: First Build (Phase 1)

galacticPerson 1 point 4 months ago

Or he could just move the fans lol... It's only a 2200G this isn't an absolute emergency where he needs exhaust and intake. I moved my friend's H500 fans to the front as intake and the thermals improved on his gpu by 7C. It's simple.

Forum Topic "MSI RTX 2080 TI Gaming X Trio is back in stock"

galacticPerson 1 point 4 months ago

5 minutes at the most.

ThoughtA's Build Guide: Great AMD Gaming Build

galacticPerson 1 point 4 months ago

You will be fine with the 2 installed case fans. If you want more cold air in your case, move the exhaust fan in the back to the front.

alphawolftv's Completed Build: First RGB Build

galacticPerson 2 points 4 months ago

You clearly don't have an understanding of basic thermodynamics, therefore this argument is pointless. If you had some kind of idea what you were talking about, I would continue this and hear you out. But since you don't even know about temperature stabilization in water vs. aluminum, this argument is pointless. I recommend you watch this video on this topic before you continue talking to anyone about this. https://youtu.be/eSOcUnn1mtQ

alphawolftv's Completed Build: First RGB Build

galacticPerson 0 points 4 months ago

tf are you talking about? Those temps are quite clearly not taken after the temps on the AIO stabilize. Water takes much longer to gather heat than metal. You have to wait for about an hour under load before AIO temps stabilize and you get an accurate reading. Since this person clearly didn´t wait for his temps to stabilize, so that idle temp and load temp are very concerning as an impatient AIO test should be at ~25 C. Please know what you´re talking about before you downvote.

alphawolftv's Completed Build: First RGB Build

galacticPerson -3 points 4 months ago

No fan on GPU AIO? That thing cannot run passively and I recommend you change that quickly.

Forum Topic "Ryzen 2700X for $249.99"

galacticPerson -3 points 5 months ago

Humor is relative.

shane.lawrence's Completed Build: Powerful Portal Mini ITX

galacticPerson 1 point 5 months ago

Your post was at 0 points just a couple minutes ago, upvoted it so that it's normal.

Forum Topic "Why is there no 240hz gaming laptop?"

galacticPerson 1 point 5 months ago

"High end CPU with a strong GPU" I have never heard of a single case where a person bought a 240 Hz monitor that wasn't for fast paced esports games like CSGO. Nobody wants to play Skyrim at 240 Hz because there's no reason. You can hit 300+ FPS at 1080p on almost all esports games at max settings at 1080p. The reason there isn't a 240 Hz panel on a laptop is because the amount of hardware you would have to get into the screen would be too much for a laptop. Ever wonder why those 240 Hz predator panels are so damn thicc? It's because it takes a lot of hardware to hit a 240 Hz factory overclock on a monitor without it dying in the first few days.

shane.lawrence's Completed Build: Powerful Portal Mini ITX

galacticPerson 1 point 5 months ago

Oof see you also got targeted by meanless downvotes brother

Forum Topic "Ryzen 2700X for $249.99"

galacticPerson -3 points 5 months ago

Humor is relative. If you want to be triggered about a bad joke that I made at 12:00 I don't have a problem with that.

Forum Topic "Ryzen 2700X for $249.99"

galacticPerson -3 points 5 months ago

Guess jokes are no longer allowed on this site mega oof

Forum Topic "Ryzen 2700X for $249.99"

galacticPerson -4 points 5 months ago

It was a joke about Micro Center smh

Forum Topic "Downvoting is getting out of hand."

galacticPerson submitter 1 point 5 months ago

I'm not holding any kind of high expectations, I'm just pointing out only a few months ago everything was fine and most downvotes I was getting were because I was being stupid. Nowadays the only downvotes I get are for absolutely 0 reason. I'm just trying to figure out what changed.

Forum Topic "Sceptre 27" 4k monitor"

galacticPerson 1 point 5 months ago

Sceptre's monitors are really low quality and almost all are low color accuracy TN panels. I wouldn't want them on this site.

Forum Topic "Ryzen 2700X for $249.99"

galacticPerson -7 points 5 months ago

clickbaited

Forum Topic "I need help... IM NEW TO PC"

galacticPerson 2 points 5 months ago

A GT 1030 is not capable of running high end games, but I would say you got a good deal unless you got the GT 1030 with SDDR4 instead of GDDR5.

Forum Topic "hi its this works for 5ghz overclock?"

galacticPerson 2 points 5 months ago

This will be able to hit a 4.7 GHz overclock and stabilize at around 80 C. 5 GHz is not obtainable with that air cooler. I would recommend a Cryorig H7 Quad Lumi, a bequiet! Dark Rock 4, or a Noctua NH-D15S.

Forum Topic "Budget Home office Ryzen 3"

galacticPerson 1 point 5 months ago

Yeah I would personally buy the 2200G if you have the money because it's more future proof and you probably won't have to upgrade it for the next 10 years.

Forum Topic "2700X Build for FFXIV, Questions about CPU coolers + MB + GPU"

galacticPerson 1 point 5 months ago

It wouldn't require very much effort at all to get the 2700 to 2700X performance with that AIO, yeah.

Forum Topic "Inexperienced Dad wanting to build a SFF gaming PC with 11yo son"

galacticPerson 1 point 5 months ago

And yet The L5 Lite SSD's show by reviews to die at a much higher rate than other SSD's at a small price premium.

Forum Topic "PC repair guy says my CPU is probably a risk to my PC? Any advice"

galacticPerson 4 points 5 months ago

How long have you had this CPU and what have you been doing with it? If it's just been normal use, and you're still in your warranty period, DON'T BUY A NEW CPU. Contact the retailer you bought it from and get a new CPU. If you've overclocked the chip, or done anything else to void the warranty, this action is pointless.

But, if you do need a new CPU, hope to god you updated your bios or you have to wait for AMD to send a dummy chip to help you update your bios. If you have updated your bios, and 2nd gen Ryzen chip will work fine.

Forum Topic "2700X Build for FFXIV, Questions about CPU coolers + MB + GPU"

galacticPerson 2 points 5 months ago
  • The Cooler master liquid 240L is the best cooler option here,
  • R7 2700 better price to performance, overclocks about the same as the 2700x.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 7 2700 3.2 GHz 8-Core Processor $249.89 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler Cooler Master - MasterLiquid ML240L RGB 66.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $49.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard ASRock - X470 Master SLI/AC ATX AM4 Motherboard $99.99 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair - Vengeance RGB Pro 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $129.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung - 860 Evo 500 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $72.99 @ Amazon
Video Card Zotac - GeForce GTX 1080 8 GB AMP! Edition Video Card $439.99 @ Newegg
Case NZXT - H500 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $69.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA - SuperNOVA G2 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $69.89 @ OutletPC
Monitor Lenovo - L24q 23.8" 2560x1440 60 Hz Monitor -
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1232.72
Mail-in rebates -$50.00
Total $1182.72
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-11-21 19:09 EST-0500

Forum Topic "An All Purpose Machine"

galacticPerson 1 point 5 months ago

You can hit 4k 60 FPS consistently on High settings on most games with a GTX 1070. Only on Maxed out settings, which there is almost no visual difference would an RTX 2080 Ti struggle to hit 60 FPS in 4k. I currently have a GTX 1070 and an Overclocked 4k Samsung monitor and I easily hit 60 FPS with no overclock on the GPU. If you wanted to get 100 FPS at 1080p all you would need is an RX 580 or a GTX 1060.

Forum Topic "Budget Home office Ryzen 3"

galacticPerson 2 points 5 months ago

Considering you aren't doing any heavy workloads or gaming, I don't see any point to have 16 gigabytes of memory, an R3 2200G, and a Noctua cooler. You could probably get away with an Athlon 200GE 8GBs of ram and the stock cooler tbh. Many people use them for 4k video streaming PC's and they work great. As for an Ultrawide monitor I don't know anything about those so I can't recommend anything.

Forum Topic "Trying to build new gaming computer for around 1500 dollars"

galacticPerson 1 point 5 months ago
  • Operating System?
  • Peripherals?
  • Location?

Forum Topic "Inexperienced Dad wanting to build a SFF gaming PC with 11yo son"

galacticPerson 0 points 5 months ago

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 3 2200G 3.5 GHz Quad-Core Processor $97.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard ASRock - B450 GAMING-ITX/AC Mini ITX AM4 Motherboard $89.99 @ Newegg
Memory Team - Vulcan 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $99.99 @ Newegg
Storage Kingston - A400 240 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $39.49 @ Amazon
Video Card Asus - Radeon RX 570 4 GB ROG STRIX Video Card $139.99 @ Newegg
Case Fractal Design - Node 202 HTPC Case w/450 W Power Supply $109.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full - USB 32/64-bit $103.85 @ OutletPC
Monitor Asus - VG245H 24.0" 1920x1080 75 Hz Monitor $181.99 @ Amazon
Keyboard Logitech - K120 Wired Standard Keyboard $9.99 @ Target
Mouse Corsair - Harpoon RGB Wired Optical Mouse $28.31 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $941.58
Mail-in rebates -$40.00
Total $901.58
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-11-21 18:47 EST-0500

Ultimate SFF HTPC, overclockable chip, free-sync, OK keyboard, nice mouse, high price/performance, easy upgrade path to Zen 2, etc.

Edit: this is specifically for the node 202 watch this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoWzSp6SS5c

Forum Topic "Inexperienced Dad wanting to build a SFF gaming PC with 11yo son"

galacticPerson 0 points 5 months ago

yeah.

Forum Topic "Inexperienced Dad wanting to build a SFF gaming PC with 11yo son"

galacticPerson 1 point 5 months ago

L5 lite ssd's are unreliable and die quite often as shown by Newegg reviews, only thing I would change here.

Forum Topic "Inexperienced Dad wanting to build a SFF gaming PC with 11yo son"

galacticPerson 1 point 5 months ago

not small form factor at all.

SupaStarGames's Completed Build: My First Mini-ITX Build

AverageGangMember's Completed Build: Snow Break v0.9.8

galacticPerson 1 point 5 months ago

please tell me where you got those cpu cooler and motherboard deals.

agroth5224's Completed Build: Mah Boy Blue

galacticPerson 1 point 5 months ago

ooooffff discount downvote for no reason love this website

Forum Topic "Strix 1070 vs strix rx480"

galacticPerson 1 point 5 months ago

It's not about having an open mind, it's about being right or wrong. Tech Power Up has shown to be biased multiple times and let us not forget that they were paid to do this review. In most other reviews, the RTX 2070 only performs at best 10% faster than the 1080. So no, it does not warrant the incredibly high price.

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