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My new Ryzen and Radeon PC. Feat. Ryzen 7 3700X and Radeon RX 5700.

Yay! For the first time in a long time, I splashed on a new PC and now I have the latest AMD technology, 7 nanometer, might I add. And it feels good. I am really happy with it so far. I am a bit tired when I am typing this post so I will probably just keep it simple, or maybe not because you know how I like to digress. But anyway, I have been busy testing it and forming opinions and thoughts on it. But so far it is positive.

My Spec is now:

  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X eight core processor @ 4.2 GHz all core for gaming, 4.0 GHz all core for WCG (overnight) Cooled by Asetek 570LC 120mm AIO with Noctua 3000 RPM PPC fan on Push

  • 16GB (2x8) TeamGroup DDR4 3600 MHz CL16-16-16-36 CR1

  • Asrock X570M Pro4 Micro ATX motherboard

  • AMD Radeon RX 5700 reference card @ stock (1600-1700 MHz)

  • Gigabyte Aorus 1TB NVME M.2 SSD @ 4x Gen4 via Chipset (primary game drive)

  • Samsung 960 EVO 256GB NVME M.2 SSD @ 4x Gen3 via CPU (OS and Software)

  • Corsair Force MP510 480GB NVME M.2 SSD @ 4x Gen3 via chipset on M.2 Adapter card (secondary game drive and archive compress/decompress drive)

  • Samsung 850 PRO 128GB 2.5" SATA SSD @ SATA3 (Misc.)

  • Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" SATA SSD @ SATA3 (Misc.)

  • Western Digital Black 1TB 3.5" SATA HDD @ SATA3 (video recording drive)

  • Toshiba PC300 3TB 3.5" SATA HDD @ SATA3 (backups and archives)

  • Seasonic Focus+ 850W Gold Modular Powersupply

  • Silverstone RL08 Red Line Micro ATX case

  • 4x Corsair HD140 140mm RGB fans with Corsair RGB Lighting Controller

Sorry for the long specifications. I put a lot of detail there. Anyway, here are some pictures.

Liquid cooling is very helpful on the thermally dense 7nm CPUs. In FPU workloads the doubled width of the pipes also makes more heat that I have noticed.

Firebox is Reborn.

My first case with tempered glass.

It's under my desk now. (I just wanted more desk space). It still looks cool though!

X570 Chipset, Graphics Card intake and the Copper heatsink on the PCIE4.0 SSD all receive direct intake airflow. This is from when I was trying the low profile cooler (temperatures were a bit too high for my liking hence the AIO).

The blower-design cooler actually works best in my case configuration.

I am cutting this post short, I was going to type a few more bits about some stuff but I have since seen (intercepted and destroyed) an enormous spider in my room and now I must prepare for all-out warfare as September is usually a month of high spider activity.

I am absolutely terrified of spiders.

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