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Built primarily for gaming - I really wanted to try out the RTX 2070. Also, this is my first time using an nvme ssd, and frankly, I can't tell a huge difference from a traditional sata ssd. Is there something wrong with me?

I'm a big fan of the Phanteks evolv itx case, and its very easy to work in. I have used it's older brother before and its simply too big, bulky, and heavy for my tastes. The ram looks great and fortunately prices have been coming down.

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  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

tbh you should see a pretty ok difference between nvme and a regular sata ssd but idk

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

I haven't used it for long so perhaps I'll run into some scenarios where I see it

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

yeh maybe fam, i hope so

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

I have an M.2 SSD and I don't see much difference between it and my old 840 evo in ordinary start up speeds, although there are a few scenarios that you can notice

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

NVME SSDs dont give a noticeable difference for gaming purposes.

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

his boot times and load times should be better in theory

  • 16 months ago
  • 2 points

His boot times would indeed be faster, but the difference here is something that you wouldn't really notice the difference unless you use some kind of utility software, and even then the difference is negligible.

For load times, it really depends on how big the thing is that you are loading. For example, loading a 10 minute 4K video would be faster in the NVME compared to a normal SSD, For games though, since the assets that are needed aren't normally the size of 4K videos, the difference in load times should also be indistinguishable.

In general, NVMEs are faster when loading things that are big, like 4K videos in my example. However for smaller files (yes 50Gb games are counted as small here), the speed difference between NVMEs and normal SSDs are negligible, hence the reason why OP is not experiencing anything drastic right now.

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

Your experience with NVMe vs SATA is not unusual. NVMe has 5x better large sequential transfer rates but that just means that said transfer rates aren't the long pole in the tent. I have both NVMe and SATA, and I can tell the difference with certain workloads and no difference with others.

Nice build and hope the 2070 works for you.

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

Makes sense. Thank you!

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

Just a dumb question, what powers the led strip in the front panel? Do you need any rgb header on the mobo? Just asking so i can buy a splitter for my next build. Nice build btw.

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Its a sata cable front the front panel. No header on the mobo needed. Sry for the late reply!

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Cheers!

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

+1, Great build! This is currently the only other 2600+RTX 2070 build on PCpartpicker so I guess we're twins for the time being.

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Great minds think alike. Surprised not to see more, I think the combo makes a lot of sense.

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes, it has been working great for me and I hope it is the same for you!

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Planning to build an identical pc. One question though how is the 550W handling all of the component? I'm planning to get the same one or 650W.

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

550W is plenty for the build!

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

What are you using to cool the CPU? The stock heat sink?

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Stock heat sink

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Does this system seem to bottleneck at all looking to build a similar one with the same gpu and cpu

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Nope, not that I am aware of.

  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

Hi i have similar build, i have rtx 2070 msi gaming z and im scared because i read that people had issues with rtx cards , that they are dying. Is your card ok? No issues so far?

  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

No issues so far.

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

At what speed is your RAM running? I want to be sure if Corsair Vengeance can go 3000mhz with B450 I Aorus

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Running at 3000Mhz just fine.

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  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

I should have done some testing, I sold this PC pretty quickly. I don't remember it getting too toasty, I for sure never got a windows warning that it was getting dangerously hot. Sorry, this probably isn't too helpful.