Nanook's build log (9900K / Z390 / RTX 2080)

Discussion in 'Build Logs' started by Nanook, Dec 1, 2018.

  1. Nanook

    Nanook Master of Cramming
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    Hello. It’s not for sale. I have plans for it :)
     
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  2. smallfartfactor

    smallfartfactor Minimal Tinkerer

    This is the nicest looking Ncase build I've ever seen. Is there any way to recreate this without VLP ram? Interested in an AMD system, very memory intensive. Cheers
     
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  3. gotcha43

    gotcha43 Average Stuffer

    You don‘t need VLP ram for C14(S) cooling with Low mounted Fan. Enough clearance.
     
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  4. Nanook

    Nanook Master of Cramming
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    Thanks! You don’t need VLP ram, just ram that isn’t too tall. eg Vengence LPX would work very nicely.
     
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  5. fabio

    fabio Master of Cramming
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    Hey man, how were your temps with the U9s? In my Streacom undervolting 20mv Under Prime I can have 92 degrees with an AVX offset of 3. One interesting thing I've seen, is I OC directly at 4.7Ghz, with an AVX of 0, the CPU are few degrees cooler???

    I would like to try this H7 Ultra before to switch on water again, but I am so happy on air!

    I was thinking to switch to the Ncase, but maybe I can wait till the V6.

    Do you have any issue with your Accelero on the 2080? I was thinking to buy one for the Titan RTX!
     
  6. Nanook

    Nanook Master of Cramming
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    I was mainly using power limits to test the cooling capability of the U9S. I tried 180w, and temps were about 88c, 215w resulted in 90s. Link

    The M1 breathes a little easier. Other than the better vented panels, the two bottom fans in the M1 really helps to expel warm air. It’s a great case, and I have two V5s. My first v5 was all cut up from watercooling. I’m trying to keep the second one more prestine. :)

    No issues with the Accelero. I actually have two of them. One mounted to my current 2080 FE, the other to my previous 1080. The biggest problem with both are the need for attaching small heatsinks to the vram, vrm, etc. the Accelero kits includes a small tube thermal glue, but I rather use removable thermal tape. The glue is permanent, and I prefer the tape giving me the flexibility to switch back to stock heatsink in the future. The thermal tape doesn’t stick very well, so the tiny heatsinks tend to fall out during assembly, or over time. For my 1080, I got a small bolt on vrm heatsink made by Gelid that is tailored for the 1080/1070 FE, and that is a much cleaner solution than taping small heatsinks. I didn’t put any heatsinks on the 1080 vram. I hope Gelid or someone else makes a vrm heatsink for the 2080 FE in the near future.

    The Accelero fits just about any card, it needs to be mounted correctly to make proper contact with the gpu die. It should fit on a Titan, but man that would make me nervous with the pricey Titan!
     
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  7. fabio

    fabio Master of Cramming
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    Thanks! Yeah, I know, maybe for now I stay with the stock cooler. We'll see. So, your temps were at 5Ghz, with no AVX offset? 88 degrees are not bad at all!
     
  8. Nanook

    Nanook Master of Cramming
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    I just realized I didn’t fully answer your questions: 180w power limit, no adjustments to AVX, voltage and cpu speed are left to stock, the Cores would be around 4.6ghz. 88c

    215w power limit, same stock settings, brings the cpu to 4.7-4.8, but 92c.
     
  9. fabio

    fabio Master of Cramming
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    Cool! Well, they seem in line with mine actually, so they are normal. Thanks a lot!
     
  10. Nanook

    Nanook Master of Cramming
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    #110 Nanook, Feb 11, 2019 at 12:28 PM
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2019 at 12:41 PM
    Yes! Good luck with the H7, and/or watercooling!
     
  11. fabio

    fabio Master of Cramming
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    Thanks a lot, man! I will keep you updated, I am testing now the new Noctua NT-H2!
     
  12. dondan

    dondan King of Cable Management
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    Hi Nanook,

    was is your prefered conf in the M1. C14S or 240 AIO?
     
  13. Nanook

    Nanook Master of Cramming
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    #113 Nanook, Feb 12, 2019 at 9:17 AM
    Last edited: Feb 12, 2019 at 9:24 AM
    Hi Dondan! If you want the short version... for my 9900K, 240 AIO with vented side panel for best cooling. When radiator fans are set to intake, combined with the bottom exhaust fans, this setup gave me the best cooling. Almost neutral pressure. From my experience, even better than any well vented ATX case.

    Long version is that I prefer air-cooling. I also love the windowed panel showing off the giant C14S fin stack. However, the TG will limit fresh air intake, and the case interior temps will raise over time. These days, I’m playing around with a three monitor setup (ancient 24” 1920x1200, 27” 1440p 165hz, and 21” 1600x1200 Cintiq) This means my case is sitting behind one of the side monitors, so the vented cover is fine for me.
     
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  14. dondan

    dondan King of Cable Management
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    Thank you :)
     
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