Found this article "Ryzen 5000 Memory Performance Guide" https://www.techspot.com/amp/article/2140-ryzen-5000-memory-performance/ which I found interesting since it not only used a 3090 but also a 2070 super. While the 3060 Ti marginally outperforms a 2080 super, I figure the 2070 super is...
The be quiet Dark Rock is on my radar, I'll look into the Phanteks one. Thanks FreeKnight
I remembered reading that there was a benefit to DR vs. SR for Ryzen but didn't think it was of much significance. But it does seem, depending on how CPU bound you are, that you can get 2 - 8% more...
Based on the feedback you guys have provided and some further reading/watching on my end I'm looking at this so far:
CPU - Ryzen 5 5600X
GPU - RTX 3060 Ti (told the gf the friendly folks on the internet helped reduce the budget, she said now I have more to spend on her 😅 )
Memory - 2x8...
I really appreciate all the suggestions and different perspectives. It has been so long since I built a rig that there are definitely things I haven't considered.
If it wasn't for the fact I already had a custom loop I am not sure I would have even brought it up. Having watched a tonne of...
Thanks for the feedback guys!
Didn't realise the pics were no longer available. I attached a couple quick pics.
Yeah, I searched around and some people suggested that the mounting bracket for the EK supremacy could maybe be modified. But couldn't actually find someone who did it.
All the excitement of recent hardware releases (despite lack of availability) and the fact my rig is starting to show it's age (25-30 fps in Cyberpunk, struggles in BL3 as well), got me itching to build a new rig.
Budget - 2250 CAD before taxes
Location - Canada (Montreal area)...
I'll probably end up grabbing an EVGA SuperNova G2 or one of the new Corsair RMx series either 650 or 750 depending on the price at the time.
Just a matter of waiting for the right sale(s), I would like to see some better prices before MIR.
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