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Comment reply on Forum Topic "Logitech Powerplay Wireless Charging System"

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

Alright. Any chance there will be a category for mousepads (and other 'small peripherals' like headset stands) any time soon?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "[Memory] Trident Z Royal"

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh alright. But if they're released, could I use the same list above (with the correct changes of course) in a new topic?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "[Memory] Trident Z Royal"

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

My fingers...

Comment reply on Forum Topic "RGB + Wireless charging mousepad?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

UPDATE: I found a mousepad with wireless charging + RGB, and I actually am surprised how I didn't see this coming.. (It's from Razer :P )

For the interested, here's the set: https://www.razer.com/eu-en/gaming-mice/razer-mamba-hyperflux

Comment reply on Forum Topic "RGB + Wireless charging mousepad?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah but I just want to try out the 'wireless technology' :)

And about the price, it doesn't really matter anymore if I want to build a pc worth this much :P

Comment reply on Forum Topic "RGB + Wireless charging mousepad?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah I saw this one also but it doesn't have RGB around it indeed.

I'm aiming for Logitech's mousepad and their G903.

Reviews showed like no input lag or something (atleast from what I've seen).

Comment reply on Forum Topic "RGB + Wireless charging mousepad?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 2 points

Lol never knew mousepads also could charge your smartphones :P

That's nice tho, but I was thinking more like charging the wireless mouse instead charging your smartphone :)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "CableMod kit for the Corsair AX1600i PSU"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah I mailed CableMod about it and they could confirm the AX1600i uses Type 4. Only difference was the 24-pin ATX cable, all the other cables should be the same as Type 3.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Compatibility?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Alright, then I think what to do now. Thank you for all the information! :)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Compatibility?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

I mean who's would spend over $550 dollars on a 16 phase board (VCCGT doesn't exist on that board, so almost all the phases are dedicated to the CPU) and not overclock the processor ?!? lol

Well I would :)

No just kidding, I'm planning on overclocking this beast (it's just what you call a beast tho :P).

Anyway, thank you for your reply! So if I'm correct, then I shouldn't follow the QVL of G.Skill due to their 'high' expectations of the mobo/cpu they tested with. But instead of that, I should follow MSI's QVL a bit more with a bit more attention to the speed of a module.

In other words: I shouldn't put a 4000Mhz memory kit in this build but a 3600Mhz memory kit, because MSI validated this memory kit (of G.Skill's Trident Z RGB series).

But, you said I'd be better off with a 3200Mhz (CL14) memory kit, but would it do any harm if I put a 3600Mhz (CL16) memory kit in the build? For example this one.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "3600Mhz vs 4000Mhz"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Ahh gotcha! Thanks :)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "3600Mhz vs 4000Mhz"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

What does that actually mean? Because if I look to the product page of the 9900K then I see under the 'Memory Specifications' that the 'Memory Types' is 'DDR4-2666'. But what does this exactly mean?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Compatibility?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah I know MSI has a QVL, but it's still unclear for me which QVL I need to follow.

For example: MSI's QVL says that the highest module available (for G.Skill's Trident Z RGB series, 4 x 32GB) is this one: F4-3600C17Q-32GTZR

While G.Skill's QVL says that the highest module available (for G.Skill's Trident Z RGB series, 4 x 32GB) is this one: F4-4000C17Q-32GTZR

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Compatibility?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah thanks for the QVL. I also found it, but what I meant in my post is that it's so unclear for me which modules are compatible and which ones aren't.

For example: MSI's QVL says that the highest module available (for G.Skill's Trident Z RGB series, 4 x 32GB) is this one: F4-3600C17Q-32GTZR

While G.Skill's QVL says that the highest module available (for G.Skill's Trident Z RGB series, 4 x 32GB) is this one: F4-4000C17Q-32GTZR

So it's still a bit unclear which QVL to follow :/

Comment reply on Forum Topic "cablemod colors"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

I think the colors are black, carbon and white.

But the material, I honestly don't know..

Comment reply on Forum Topic "How much storage?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Alright, thanks for the information!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "CableMod kit for the Corsair AX1600i PSU"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah but it should. It's something from PCPP's side which results in that error.

PCPP's site only knows true EATX (12'' x 13'') while the motherboard I want is 12'' x 10.7'', which does fit into the C700M. So it shouldn't be any problem at all. And if it does, then I'll throw the case, the mobo and myself out the window :D

Comment reply on Forum Topic "How much storage?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Aha, alright gotcha!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "CableMod kit for the Corsair AX1600i PSU"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah I think that's the best option for now I suppose, but thanks anyway :)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "How much storage?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Ahh alright, and will the performance of the OS/games drop if I put them on one drive together? (On a 1TB 970 Pro)

Or shouldn't it be a problem?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "How much storage?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah I'm personally not alot into indie games, but more into FPS games and (MMO)RPG games, so I'll keep in mind that the games could be a bit bigger than I first expected.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "How much storage?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

That's nice tho, but I got a question: how much space does the OS usually take? (Windows 10 Home)

Around 100GB?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "How much storage?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah I'm planning on installing a couple of games (let's say around 10 games). I don't know if I will install more games on it, but I think the games I want to install are around max 50GB (?) with maybe one exception.

I honestly have no idea :)

But thank you for the reply!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "How much storage?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Ahh I see ^

Yeah I'm planning on buying a 1TB SSD for the OS boot and games and another 1TB/2TB SSD for other stuff. Hopefully it'll be enough :)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "How much storage?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah I'm not planning to install like 50 games, let alone 75 games :P But for now I don't know how much storage the games I want to install will take (I already have some games in my mind, but you'll never know if I want more games on my pc than the games I have in my mind now :) )

But thanks for the information! :D

Comment reply on Forum Topic "CableMod kit for the Corsair AX1600i PSU"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Why are cable extensions safer (and maybe better?)?

And tbh, I don't need the full 1600 Watts. But I wanted a PSU with 80Plus Titanium with atleast ~1000 Watts. I also wanted to buy it from a brand with a good name (e.g. Corsair). And I also could choose to buy the AX1500i (1500 Watts variant) for ~€415,- or Cooler Master's MasterWatt Maker 1200W for €299,-. But why shouldn't I get a newer PSU which is compared to it's little brother (AX1500i) €80,- cheaper (AX1600i is ~€335,- atm in The Netherlands). And yes, CM's PSU is €36,- cheaper than the AX1600i AND it got less watts so it's closer to the amount I need, but hey: getting more watts than you will need won't do any damage, right? :P

And if you were curious, here's the build I want to build in the end (saving up all the money will take some time :P): https://nl.pcpartpicker.com/list/MFjZCb

Comment reply on Forum Topic "SSHD + Optane?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Haha thanks :D

I just need to make this become the truth :)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "SSHD + Optane?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah but that's a problem on the PCPP site: the PCPP site just got one size for EATX mobo's, and that size is bigger than 12'' x 10.7'' (the size of the Z390 Godlike) while the Cosmos C700M can fit an EATX mobo with the size up to 12'' x 10.7''. I double-checked it on the site of MSI and Cooler Master and I also asked on the PCPP forum and somewhere else and it shouldn't be a problem.

And if it doesn't fit, then I'll throw the case, the mobo and myself out of the window :>

Comment reply on Forum Topic "SSHD + Optane?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the explanation!

And now your questions:

1) I basically want this build to be a monster in gaming. I primarily will be using this build for gaming, but I also want to use this for some game development (I'm currently studying Game Development). I want to be able to play (almost) all games on (one of) the highest settings and also be able to reach around 120 fps or higher while playing games.

2) For now, I'm aiming around a budget of €5000,- (should be around ~$5700 at the moment of typing this). My current part list is now around €5600,- (~$6400) but I hope the prices will go down a bit by the time I'm planning on buying all the parts (should be around July 2019 cuz I'm poor atm and need to save up alot :) )

And if you were curious, this is my current part list: https://nl.pcpartpicker.com/list/6rT9LJ

My plans for this part list for now:

~ [Storage] Searching for a Optane + HDD (2TB) combi OR an extra SSD (1TB or 2TB, still need to research how much storage I need) besides the 970 Pro (1TB)

~ [CPU Cooler] Do a bit more research on the Corsair H150i Pro and the NZXT Kraken X72 (about which one performs better)

~ [Memory] Waiting for G.Skill to release more Trident Z Royal RAM sticks (I mean come on, the silver ones look gorgeous :P ). On their site they mentioned a kit they would launch a 32GB (4 x 8GB) kit with 4400Mhz (True Latency would be 8,18ms) on the release day. Still don't see that kit on their site nor on the internet :(

~ [Monitor] I'm pretty sure I want to go with the Asus ROG Swift PG278QR (1440p, 165Hz) but a bit more research wouldn't do any harm ;)

~ [Keyboard/Mouse(pad)] Also gonna do a bit more research about Logitech's G903 and Logitech's Wireless Charging Mouse Pad (performance wise, primarily about any input lag cuz wireless..). Depending on that, I'll base my choice of keyboard on my choice of the mouse(pad) I want to go with (talking about the brand). But from the first reviews and conclusions, I saw alot of positive reviews about the mouse(pad) and the 'non-existent' input lag so we'll see :P

And just for the overall part list, I want to check on the parts which will be released this year, and based on their performances I'll decide if I want to swap out the current part for the newer (and better) part or not.

Hope I answered your questions for now ;) But feel free to ask me more :D

Comment reply on Forum Topic "SSHD + Optane?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Ahh that explains alot!

Alright, so I have this one last question before I'm going to stop bothering you :P

Here's the thing: the mobo I want to use (MSI MEG Z390 Godlike) has 3x M.2 slots, but I just noticed this on the MSI website: ''M.2_2 slot, U.2 port and SATA ports share the bandwidth.''

Specs of the mobo (Tab 'Detail' --> 'Storage' section): https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/MEG-Z390-GODLIKE/Specification

This is my part list btw: https://nl.pcpartpicker.com/list/gRwDyX

But my question is: if I populate 2x M.2 slots instead of 1x, does that mean that the overall speed (and so the overall performance) of the 'storage part' will be reduced?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "SSHD + Optane?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Alright, I actually have another question: if I still go with the SSHD + Optane combination, will the flash memory of the SSHD still get used or does the Optane memory block it? And if the flash memory of the SSHD can get used, which of the two flash memories will the data access first? The flash of the SSHD or the flash of the Optane memory?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "SSHD + Optane?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Ahh alright. But if you could choose between a SSHD + Optane combination or a HDD + Optane combination, which of the two options would you choose and why? (Leave the costs out of consideration).

Comment reply on Forum Topic "SSHD + Optane?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for your reply!

Yeah, I don't have any knowledge about those RAID setups, let alone of how to set those up. The only small things I know about RAID setups is that they could potentionally **** up your life, or they could give you safer storage (I could be wrong so don't blame me pls :'( ). But I'll take a look into it, but I'm good with one HDD/SSHD drive (+ Optane) and a SSD (M.2), so I think those RAID setups won't apply for me (or do they also work with one drive?).

I never heard about that cache software, but I'll take a look into it and see if they also got options for European users.

And are you able to separate your Optane memory into separate drives? Because I thought you could do nothing with the Optane memory due to the automatic workings of the Optane memory (talking about that you can't choose the files you want to put onto the Optane module because it's all automatially chosen by the Optane module).

Comment reply on Forum Topic "SSHD + Optane?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you for the reply!

So it's actually a case of which type (SSHD or HDD) is cheaper since the difference between SSHD + Optane vs HDD + Optane is like nothing?

And would you go for the SSHD + Optane option (just for the overkill?) or the HDD + Optane option? And why?

Cuz I think I didn't see any SSHD + Optane combinations in both videos (which could lead to the obvious answer of my previous question, but hey Imma ask it anyway :) ).

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Asus ROG Swift PG278QR vs Acer Predator XB271HU"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Alright, will do. Thanks! :D

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Asus ROG Swift PG278QR vs Acer Predator XB271HU"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for your reply!

About the PSU: if it was possible, then I'd go lower with the wattages. And yes, of course it's possible to go lower, but I wanted a PSU with 80Plus Titanium from a brand with a good name (e.g. Corsair) and a minimal wattage of 1000W (for any overclocking possibilities).

I also looked to Corsair's AX1500i (1500W instead of AX1600i's 1600W) and Cooler Master's MasterWatt Maker 1200W. But the problem with the 1500W variant is that here in The Netherlands the AX1600i is ~€80,- cheaper than the AX1500i atm. And about CM's PSU: I don't have any experience with CM's PSU's (nor I have experience with Corsair's PSU because this is going to be my first build, but I saw more positive comments about Corsair's PSU's than CM's PSU's), hencewhy I decided to go with Corsair's topmodel.

And now about the monitors: I think I selected the wrong Acer monitor, or I got given the wrong information about the Acer monitor. Because I saw on the internet that the Acer Predator XB271HU has a TN panel instead of an IPS panel. And I also just noticed I selected the wrong model (the model I wanted has a TN panel and 1ms response time, not 4ms, I'm so hopeless lol..).

Anyway, here's the right Acer monitor: https://nl.pcpartpicker.com/product/tN4NnQ/acer-predator-xb271hua-270-2560x1440-165hz-monitor-umhx1eea01

My bad :(

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Barracuda (Pro) vs Firecuda"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

This is probably a dumb question, but is it possible to combine a SSHD with Optane memory? If yes, would it give the SSHD a big performance boost or not? Or are there other 'boosts', like the following: the SSHD I want to get has a 8GB flash memory while the Optane memory has 64GB. Would they work together, combine their capacity and add up to 72GB flash memory or did I just say the most random **** on the forum?

FYI: I also want to get a 1TB SSD.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Barracuda (Pro) vs Firecuda"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Welp.. Since the flash storage of the Seagate FireCuda 2TB (ST2000DX002) is just 8GB, I think we have a clear winner here: begging for money by your parents and buy a big ol' SSD of 2TB.

All jokes aside, I think the best option here for now is the Optane and a HDD combination. Will increase the total price of the part list a bit (still deciding between a 2TB, 4TB or 6TB HDD) but I think it's worth it :)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "4K, 60Hz --> 1440p, 144Hz?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Alright, need to do some research on it and hopefully it'll give me some good news :D

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Barracuda (Pro) vs Firecuda"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

But this combination is still better than a SSHD with a SSD, am I right?

Basically this: HDD + Optane + SSD vs SSHD + SSD :P

Comment reply on Forum Topic "4K, 60Hz --> 1440p, 144Hz?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Ahh alright, well then it's time for me to look again for a 1440p 144Hz monitor.

Thanks for the information!

EDIT: Are there actually any monitors which will allow you to scale down from 4K, 60Hz to 1440p, 144Hz? Or is there no technology available for that?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Barracuda (Pro) vs Firecuda"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Isn't that the whole point of a SSHD? :P

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Barracuda (Pro) vs Firecuda"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

And what about 1 TB SSD (NVMe) and 32GB Optane memory with a 4TB HDD (for example). Should that be good enough?

EDIT: About the PSU, I wanted a 80PLUS Titanium PSU with a minimum wattage of 1000W. I searched for some PSU's and I came across Corsair's AX1500i, but here in The Netherlands, the AX1600i is €80,- cheaper than the AX1500i atm, so yeah.. :P

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Barracuda (Pro) vs Firecuda"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Gonna check it out, thanks for the link! :)

EDIT: Got another question: so a 32GB/64GB Optane memory combined with a 4TB/6TB HDD would be better than a 2TB SSHD? (Just looking at the performance, not the storage).

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Barracuda (Pro) vs Firecuda"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Ah alright, good to know then ^

Comment reply on Forum Topic "4K, 60Hz --> 1440p, 144Hz?"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you for your reply!

Here's the build I'm planning to build: https://nl.pcpartpicker.com/list/zfcknH.

I think a 9900K and a RTX 2080 Ti could handle that easily, or am I wrong?

And I'll do some more research about this monitor to find out if this monitor will allow me to scale down to 1440p (and hopefully let me get higher framerates).

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Barracuda (Pro) vs Firecuda"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah exactly, that's why I want a SSHD instead of a HDD. But who knows..

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Barracuda (Pro) vs Firecuda"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Mehh, in some cases it could be handy to get a SSHD I think, but I get your point tho ;)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Barracuda (Pro) vs Firecuda"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah here in The Netherlands they're (converted to $) ~$110 atm, but I wouldn't mind spending over $100 on a SSHD. If it does it's job, then I'm happy with it :P

And you said you got some trouble with Seagate 10 years ago. but didn't they improve their products to increase the lifetime of their products or is it still happening nowadays?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Barracuda (Pro) vs Firecuda"

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you for your reply!

I didn't know what Optane memory does but I searched up some information about it and it seems pretty good in combination with storage components, but does it more than only giving the storage a 'boost'?

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