Description

So this is what is currently sitting at my desk in my living room. I run a statewide political advertising firm in California and this is the rig I use at my desk. I spend the majority of my day running massive spreasheets with statewide offices and political seats that up for election while using spotify or youtube in the background. Yes from time to time I run Iracing but for the most part this is what my computer is used for.

Part Reviews

CPU

So Far so good... great for effortless spreasheeting and excel files.

Motherboard

Good board, definitely tough getting the 1 screw to thread during the start of the processor installation sequence. 3stars because of audio issues, hum and feedback from audio ports.

Speakers

Great for playback and listening. For listening purposes these are great nearfield monitors. Wouldnt use them to mix with because they add color to the sound as well as a bump at the lower end. Run with Equalizer APO and Peace software.

Comments

  • 23 months ago
  • 10 points

The **** are the 1080tis for

  • 22 months ago
  • 6 points

4K Spreadsheets

  • 23 months ago
  • 5 points

Threadripper doesn’t have integrated graphics

  • 23 months ago
  • 3 points

Probably for their work.

  • 23 months ago
  • 8 points

Does it meet the requirements to run Microsoft Word

  • 23 months ago
  • 6 points

I think it needs another 1080 Ti to do that...

  • 23 months ago
  • 3 points

yeah but it takes forever to load lol

  • 23 months ago
  • 2 points

Barely........I notice lag when streaming music.

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah

  • 23 months ago
  • 4 points

up that psu so that your psu isn't always at such a high load

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  • 23 months ago
  • 2 points

still switch to at least a 1kw psu, it makes it more efficient

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  • 23 months ago
  • 2 points

lel

  • 23 months ago
  • 4 points

I wanna cry...

  • 23 months ago
  • 3 points

Only 2x8GB memory used with the 1950X?? You should add 32GB if you also run Notepad with your spreadsheets. Or 128GB if you sometimes run two or three Notepads.

But, seriously, jokes aside, if you are using Excel, even if you enable multi-threaded calculations, Excel 2016, along with all previous Excel versions and all Office applications, is still mostly a single-threaded application more than 80% of the time. So a highly-overclocked $300 quad-core CPU will easily outperform the $937 1950X, with plenty of clock cycles available for Spotify and YouTube running the background. The dual 1080 Ti GPUs do immensely help with watching YouTube cat videos though.

  • 23 months ago
  • -1 points

Very True, but when your little brothers Esports team gets an MSi/Intel sponsership, you got to "hang dong" a little and show him up. (=

  • 19 months ago
  • 2 points

"hang dong"... this just made my week and could have been the sole reason to read this thread. Thank you sir.

  • 17 months ago
  • 3 points

Hang Dong Bro.!!! Hang dong!!!

  • 23 months ago
  • 3 points

Y tho

  • 23 months ago
  • 3 points

9/10 underpowered but a solid start

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

While the build is good and will survive, upping the power supply is a good recommendation for this build (mainly for power efficiency and Noise levels rather than pure need) If put under heavy load, this PSU will be reaching wattage limits generating a hell of a lot of noise and extended periods at that drawage can shorten its lifespan.

  • 22 months ago
  • 2 points

So what would you say is best to use, PSU wise?

  • 21 months ago
  • 2 points

I would up it to at least 1000 watts, but its more of a improvement suggestion more than a "OMG, your PSU is trash" thing. After all theres a lot of stuff i do not know about your computer (like if youre overclocking or not)

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

How are those MSI 1080Ti's performing for you in SLI?

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

Exceptionally well, Im generally impressed with how good they are doing, Even when running at max capacity

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

Why not get a case that can fit some SSDs?

  • 8 months ago
  • 2 points

it has 3 3.5" ports you can use an adapter bracket to fit them in.

  • 19 months ago
  • 1 point

~SLI 1080ti ~single 1080p60 monitor

Bravo good sir, bravo.

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

and a 60 inch 4k uhd hdr tv just above said monitor

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Nonetheless, a single 1080ti would've been ample enough to power both, even in a high load scenario.

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Inb4, i understand having them if they're required for your work, but even then, something like a Quadro or even a Vega FE would've done you better, productivity wise, with them being specialized for workstations .

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

yeah I know. Im running 3 1080tis non SLI it wouldnt let me choose otherwise on here. 1 powers all monitors and graphics processing. the other two are used for simple crypto mining.

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Pascal doesn't allow more than 2 way SLI, unlike Maxwell, Kepler, and other older chips. Its kind of a better idea imo because more people were actually losing performance, or the performance gain was so negligible with multi card SLI, that it was just impractical. Also, you would've been better off mining with a 1070, or RX 580, on the red side, because of something weird about hashrates decreases and GDDR5X VRAM, but to each their own.

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Im not SLI

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