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Hello all,
 
This is my first post on forums so I would like to give a quick introduction... I am self taught with roughly 20 years of computer experience.  I like to think that I am a jack of all trades, master of none.. and this applies to my computer knowledge too.
 
Still learning all the ins and outs of fine tuning, slowly getting there!  Any helpful criticism is welcome, I learn something new every day.  
 
Here is the guide I used mostly for tuning my CPU, RAM and other BIOS settings.  I think I found it here in another post.
 
https://xdevs.com/guide/e299ocg/#biosp2
 
Current Hardware:
PART NUMBERS IN BOLD ]
 
MB -   [ 151-SX-E299-KR ]  EVGA DARK X299 
CPU - [ BX80673I99980X ] i9-9980xe @ 4400 MHz x 18 cores 
RAM - [ F4-4000C17Q-32GTRS ] G.Skill Trident Z Royal @ 3600 MHz 14-13-13-28 1T (And other changes) 
SSD1 -[ SSDPED1D280GASX ] Intel Optane 900P PCIe x4 Interface
SSD2 -[ MZ-V7E250BW ] Samsung 970 EVO M.2 2280
PSU -  [ 120-G2-1600-X1 ] EVGA 1600W SuperNOVA 80PLUS Gold Series
GFX -  [ 08G-P4-3188-KR ] EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8GB with Hybrid Cooler
 
CPU cooled by 360mm x 60mm EK Radiator, EK basic pump, Supremacy Waterblock on CPU, soft tubing
Corsair 570X Mirror Black Case
 

 
 

 
With the tuning above, this system scores approximately 10,000 in Cinebench R20.  My highest run was 10,600 (@4.8GHz) and average is around 10,200(@4.4GHz). 
 
Temps max around 93C at 4.4GHz.  I chose 4.4GHz because it was right in the sweet spot between performance and thermal management.
 
At 1.25V on Vcore with Adaptive Mode enabled + 1.15V on the VCCIO it runs perfect and my temps are always under 67C. 
 
The AUTO RAM timings were loose, using the guide above and a few other resources I found others who used a Skylake-X chipset running these timings, therefore I just copied them and tried it.. ran a MEMTEST that resulted in zero errors.  
 
 
 
I will post more pics, specs, details later tonight
 

 
The purple is not very visible in person, the camera can see more black light than my eyes can.. it is much darker plus the tinted mirror finish on the case glass.
 
Enjoy, leave friendly comments, suggestions, questions below.. PM me the rude ones! (Just kidding haha)
 
Thanks for reading, hope you liked it, I spent 40 hours on this over Labor Day weekend and worked 6pm-3am, slept til 8am then back to work. Fun times!
 
<< TO BE CONTINUED >>
 
post edited by zaloss - 2019/09/12 23:09:55

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    Cool GTX
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    Re: First X299 Build, Powered by EVGA 2019/09/10 14:30:32 (permalink)
    Nice Rig

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    Re: First X299 Build - i9-9980xe - Powered by EVGA 2019/09/10 18:10:46 (permalink)
    Thanks Cool GTX!  
     
    Here's more pics that wouldn't fit above
     

     
    "Must not drop.  Must not drop.  Must not drop."
     
     
     
     
    Getting this PSU into the case was like parallel parking a train, glad the one panel is removable!

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    Re: First X299 Build - i9-9980xe - Powered by EVGA 2019/09/10 18:14:12 (permalink)
    Had to leak test the cooling system with my old test rig before I put it in the new one

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    Re: First X299 Build - i9-9980xe - Powered by EVGA 2019/09/11 00:19:01 (permalink)
    My god, CINEBENCH Result is insane.
    This is biggest score I ever saw on forums.
     
    Really no critics, this look fantastic, hardware is insane, only recommendation.
    I would do custom loop different and PC case different.
     
    I will write you parts and case in range of your CPU and Motherboard example and GPU.
    These parts I recommend you are compare to other watercooling parts same as your processor compare to Threadripper or weaker Intel models.
     
    Bold parts are mine recommendation where to look in future if you change something.
     
    Radiators: 
    http://www.performance-pcs.com/black-ice-nemesis-360gts-ultra-stealth-u-flow-low-profile-radiator-black-carbon.html
    or
    http://www.performance-pcs.com/black-ice-nemesis-360gtx-ultra-stealth-dual-core-xtreme-profile-radiator-black-carbon.html
     
    CPU Blocks - These models are same performer only different look, other different materials
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/18034
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/18001
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/18002
    http://shop.watercool.de/HEATKILLER-IV-PRO-INTEL-processor-COPPER-AN/en
     
    DDC Pump version separate pump and reservoir
     
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/30007
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/30008
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/30049
     
    D5 Top and recommended pump
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/30009
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/30049
     
    D5 Pump and Reservoir Combo
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/30204
     
    DDC Pump and Reservoir Combo
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/30207
     
    Fittings Soft
    https://koolance.com/fitting-single-compression-for-10mm-x-13mm-3-8in-x-1-2in-fit-v10x13
    https://koolance.com/fitting-single-compression-for-10mm-x-13mm-3-8in-x-1-2in-black-fit-v10x13-bk
     
    Fittings Hard Tubing
    https://koolance.com/fitting-single-compression-for-12mm-15-32in-rigid-tubing-fit-v12rt-bk
     
    CORSAIR 570X is one of nicest conventional PC cases.
    Only because I had 650D before him I decide to buy Lian Li PC-O11 WXC.
    But CORSAIR 570X is very nice standard PC case with good fans inside, save a lot of money on fans if someone like RGB, maybe and some fan controller.
     
     

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    Re: First X299 Build - i9-9980xe - Powered by EVGA 2019/09/11 05:44:53 (permalink)
    I will look through these parts after work, I am glad you liked it.
     
    The case I wanted to built in was the Corsair 1000D Super Tower but I could only spend $500 on it.. The only ones available were in Europe and they wanted $250 shipping + $500 for the item and tax.  Finally I settled on the 570X because it just barely fit everything in there and looked great.  
     
    Eventually I would like to upgrade to a hard tubing, dual pump, newer configuration but right now the CPU rarely goes over 60C so I am not in a big rush.
     
    I thought I saw someone's rig with an i9-9980xe score 11,100 Cinebench R20 but they were professional and maybe used other cooling options like LN2.  
     
    I removed the corsair fans because I really like Thermaltake RIIng fans with high static pressure for the rads.  I put 2x 140 on top pulling air in.  Airflow is great right now, oddly it's worse if you pull the front glass off.. pressure differential changes flow rate or something.  
     
    Thanks again for all of the suggestions!  I'd love to do dual 480mm in a Corsair 1000D with double pumps, one for CPU one for GPU and a bunch of other stuff.  Right now I am installing an isolated ground and surge protection, extra UPS etc.  It never ends!  Over budget now so everything will move ahead slowly since I have to sponsor it all myself, but in a couple years I should be able to upgrade to the Corsair 1000D.
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    Re: First X299 Build - i9-9980xe - Powered by EVGA 2019/09/11 05:48:34 (permalink)
    I have a Corsair 1000D and bought it on the Corsair website. I did not pay that much for the shipping. Maybe it depends in the area where it has to be shipped and the country. 

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    Re: First X299 Build - i9-9980xe - Powered by EVGA 2019/09/11 06:01:14 (permalink)
    Just checked, they are available now, was out of stock except in Europe when I was looking.. I can't wait to upgrade but I have to do this isolated ground and other stuff first
     
    P.S. Vlada~ I just noticed you are from Serbia, just like my hero, Nikola Tesla!  
     
    I.  CPU Settings I tuned using the xDevs guide above, none of them are even yellow.  They are very close to the ceiling, and the RAM can go over, which is why I enabled Extreme Voltage Mode.  

     
    II.  Core Clock 44 x 100 = 4400 MHz, vMesh 32 x 100 = 3200 MHz - This is the only way I could get a 1:36 ratio.  I don't know it it is optimal but my CPU has 36 threads.  I did a bunch of math to figure that out, it varies for each PC.  I am sure there are many other combinations that could work but I didn't spend a lot of time finding them because this configuration is extremely fast and runs under 70C unless I hammer it into the low 70s.
     

     
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    Re: First X299 Build - i9-9980xe - Powered by EVGA 2019/09/12 20:45:37 (permalink)
    III.  Kept C States Enabled, TjMax 95C "Intel spec" for the chip, I try not to let it go over 75C though
     
     
     
     
    IV.  Manual mode RAM timings [Overrode XMP 4000 profile - it was slower than 3600 tuned due to much higher latencies]
    Found the timings in another guide somewhere, will try to post link here
    Ran MEMTEST after to verify no errors
     

     
     
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    Re: First X299 Build - i9-9980xe - Powered by EVGA 2019/09/15 00:24:24 (permalink)
    Vlada011
    My god, CINEBENCH Result is insane.
    This is biggest score I ever saw on forums.
     
    Really no critics, this look fantastic, hardware is insane, only recommendation.
    I would do custom loop different and PC case different.
     
    I will write you parts and case in range of your CPU and Motherboard example and GPU.
    These parts I recommend you are compare to other watercooling parts same as your processor compare to Threadripper or weaker Intel models.
     
    Bold parts are mine recommendation where to look in future if you change something.
     
    Radiators: 
    http://www.performance-pcs.com/black-ice-nemesis-360gts-ultra-stealth-u-flow-low-profile-radiator-black-carbon.html
    or
    http://www.performance-pcs.com/black-ice-nemesis-360gtx-ultra-stealth-dual-core-xtreme-profile-radiator-black-carbon.html
     
    CPU Blocks - These models are same performer only different look, other different materials
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/18034
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/18001
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/18002
    http://shop.watercool.de/HEATKILLER-IV-PRO-INTEL-processor-COPPER-AN/en
     
    DDC Pump version separate pump and reservoir
     
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/30007
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/30008
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/30049
     
    D5 Top and recommended pump
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/30009
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/30049
     
    D5 Pump and Reservoir Combo
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/30204
     
    DDC Pump and Reservoir Combo
    http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/30207
     
    Fittings Soft
    https://koolance.com/fitting-single-compression-for-10mm-x-13mm-3-8in-x-1-2in-fit-v10x13
    https://koolance.com/fitting-single-compression-for-10mm-x-13mm-3-8in-x-1-2in-black-fit-v10x13-bk
     
    Fittings Hard Tubing
    https://koolance.com/fitting-single-compression-for-12mm-15-32in-rigid-tubing-fit-v12rt-bk
     
    CORSAIR 570X is one of nicest conventional PC cases.
    Only because I had 650D before him I decide to buy Lian Li PC-O11 WXC.
    But CORSAIR 570X is very nice standard PC case with good fans inside, save a lot of money on fans if someone like RGB, maybe and some fan controller.
     
     




     
    Vlad the EK cooling engine he is using performs better on skylake-X than the heatkiller blocks there is more surface area on the ek supremacy and vector cooling engine and they deal with 400+ watt loads better than the heatkiller blocks i have 3 ek blocks and 2 heatkiller blocks and have done back to back testing. Happy to sell you a heatkiller block cheap if you want one :) Cinebench numbers seem fairly normal im getting 9985 @ 4.8ghz on a 7960x
    post edited by jollydet - 2019/09/15 00:27:32
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    Re: First X299 Build - i9-9980xe - Powered by EVGA 2019/09/16 18:49:43 (permalink)
    Update
     
    Computer fully apart in pieces
     
    Thermaltake Core P7 coming
    2x 480mm Rad to start, maybe triple loop later
    Swiftech Maelstrom Pump and Res AIO
    Cablemod White + Black Light LEDs
    Koolance UV Blue + TT 16mm OD 12mm ID Hard Tubing + TT Fittings
     
    Hoping to sell this RTX 2080 or put it in my old system and sell the whole thing if I can get the right price for it.  Eventually I will go for dual EVGA RTX 2080 Ti Hydro Copper 352 bit.  It will take longer to do this but then I can fully experience the max potential of this build, plus I am sure I won't mind one for a while since I am going to be using 1920x1080 screens til next year at least.
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