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What hardware should I upgrade to have a good modeling and rendering machine that won't hang or stutter. I currently have Maximus VIII, 6700K, 8GB 2400MHz RAM and GTX 1060.
I recently put together a new build with an ASUS TUF X570, 3700X and GeForce 2070 SUPER. I rounded it off with a 970 EVO SSD.
After installing the OS and drivers, I ran through a few benchmarks and I'm only getting 1600 MB/s, when I see reviews and others getting 3500 MB/s.
What could be wrong?
I suspect my old SATA SSD is dying and I would like to move my Windows 10 to a new 970 EVO I purchased. My issue is, I no longer have the USB installer or key for my current copy of Windows.
What are my options?
I have an Acer Nitro N50-600 Prebuilt. The current GPU is a 1660Ti with a 500 watt bronze rated PSU. I was curious if you see any issues upgrading this machine to a 2070 Super?
Would I need a PSU upgrade as well?
I recently purchased an ASRock X570M Pro4 which has a m.2 Key E slot for adding Wi-Fi.
What cards are compatible and is an external antenna needed?
I'm thinking about replacing my stock AMD cooling solution that came with my 3600 with something like a Dark Rock Pro or D15. Out of curiosity, are the single 120mm AIOs crap or can they perform as well as higher-end air coolers?
My current temps are fine as is, but I wouldn't mind temps being a little lower under load and with less noise.
I am going to build this configuration for the Lighting and Rendering work. I am kind of fit within budget build. Can you please look and give me your expert thoughts on this build?
- CPU - Intel Core i7 9700K 3.6GHz Motherboard - GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS ELITE
- GPU - Galax GeForce RTX 2070 Super EX (1-Click OC) 8GB GDDR6
- PSU - Antec EARTHWATTS GOLD PRO 650
- RAM - Corsair (8 x 2 )16 GB Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600MHz
- CPU Cooler - COOLER MASTER MASTERLIQUID ML240L RGB
- Primary storage - Intel 660p 512GB
- Secondary storage - WD or Seagate 1TB HDD
- Case - either of Antec Dark Avenger DA601 RGB (E-ATX) Mid Tower Corsair Carbide SPEC-ALPHA Phanteks Eclipse P350x Deepcool Matrexx 55 Ant Esports ICE-300TG
- Monitor - mostly between HP 24F, Dell P2419H, Philips 246E9QJAB, Benq GW2780
My PC has i9-9900x processor and motherboard with X299 chipset and socket lga2066. I heard about the next Intel i9-10980XE processor 10th generation processor that uses the X299 chipset and socket lga2066.
Does that mean I can upgrade my processor to this 10th generation processor?
I recently upgraded to an SSD and used the Windows Tool to install my OS directly to the drive. Since then, my OS offers options upon boot-up between Windows 10 and Windows Setup. Can I remove this, or will it be there forever?
Purchased a brand-new ASUS X570 F motherboard with CPU, Memory etc. all new.
My problem is the system, while in stand-by will randomly turn on for a few minutes and turn itself back off. Even if it comes out of standby and I start using it browsing the web, watching video etc. it will still go back to standby after that same five minutes. I tried disabling WOL to no avail, what gives?