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2018/10/09 04:05:01 (permalink)
Hey gang,
So it has been a while for me, my last build was in Dec 2013 with this EVGA X-79 Dark which I must say has been a truly rock solid system for me. Could not be more pleased with how it has done over the last few years. Only thing I upgraded during this time was GPU.
 
I have been out of the loop for a while on CPU technology, but decided I was going to do a new build this year once the newer Intel processors were out. Now that I see the Z390 Dark from EVGA announced, my plan is to go with that motherboard.
I want this system to be just as good for me as the X-79 system has been. I want to get the most bang out of it as well. I already have all the funds set aside for this new build, now it is just a matter of availability and getting all the parts here.
 
What I have so far:
EVGA Titanium Modular 1000w power supply inbound.
EVGA RTX 2080 Ti FTW3 Ultra on Pre-Order.
 
Obviously I will need ram, SSD's, Case, etc. For the case I am looking at one of the EVGA DG8 series.
CPU - strongly looking at the i9 9900k processor.
Ram - have always had good luck with Corsair Dominator series. 32 or 64gb?
SSD's - not up to speed on the newer stuff, NVME - etc? Very partial to Samsung.
 
 
I will be using this system mainly for gaming in VR, which is very demanding in and of itself. 
 
Would be most interested in thoughts on the cpu, ram, and SSD's. I will be ordering the Dark motherboard and CPU as soon as they become available. 
Thanks for any tips!
 
 
post edited by d.burnette - 2018/10/09 04:07:03

Don 
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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/09 06:25:14 (permalink)
    I think you're on the right path. Pick up a 9900k (I think Amazon is still taking pre-orders at $529). I'd probably beef up your cooling, either with a custom loop or something with a 360mm rad. The H100i will do fine until you want to hit higher clocks.

    Corsair Dominator or G-Skill is always solid, 3200mhz or higher with some nice timings should do the job just fine. 32gb is plenty unless you run some VMs or are heavy into content creation. If so, I'd probably point you towards a X299 build instead of Z390. If you're just gaming, 32gb is plenty.
     
    SSD is easy, 1Tb NVMe 970 Evo. Now is a great time to grab one. They're the cheapest they've ever been and Samsung has said they are going to slow NAND production so I'd expect SSD's and RAM to get pretty pricey soon...again.
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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/09 06:49:39 (permalink)
    bg8780
    I think you're on the right path. Pick up a 9900k (I think Amazon is still taking pre-orders at $529). I'd probably beef up your cooling, either with a custom loop or something with a 360mm rad. The H100i will do fine until you want to hit higher clocks.

    Corsair Dominator or G-Skill is always solid, 3200mhz or higher with some nice timings should do the job just fine. 32gb is plenty unless you run some VMs or are heavy into content creation. If so, I'd probably point you towards a X299 build instead of Z390. If you're just gaming, 32gb is plenty.
     
    SSD is easy, 1Tb NVMe 970 Evo. Now is a great time to grab one. They're the cheapest they've ever been and Samsung has said they are going to slow NAND production so I'd expect SSD's and RAM to get pretty pricey soon...again.


    Thanks much for the tips!
    Regarding SSD's - I would like one for my C drive which would comprise of Windows and some apps. So it does not have to be very large. I would like another for like my E drive, which would comprise all my games - that one I would want pretty large, so a 1Tb would be good for that I think.
     
    So do I get them both in say NVMe or what? I am not really familiar with this newer SSD tech.
    I will also grab a large platter drive for all my documents, pictures, vids, etc.

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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/09 07:58:10 (permalink)
    I'd go NVMe all the way. I plan on running a 1tb 970 Evo with the OS and everything. I then have my leftover 850 evo SATA SSD's that I'll put in RAID 0 to run games that I don't really care too much about load times/performance. 

    Keep in mind there are PCI lane limits on Z390. Hopefully, someone more knowledgeable can chime in but I think you'd run into issues if you're running two NVMe and two GPUs. You should be fine bandwidth wise with two SSD's and one high end GPU. For users wanting to run multiple GPU's and multiple SSD's, X299 or Ryzen/Threadripper is a better choice.
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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/09 08:14:21 (permalink)
    bg8780
    I'd go NVMe all the way. I plan on running a 1tb 970 Evo with the OS and everything. I then have my leftover 850 evo SATA SSD's that I'll put in RAID 0 to run games that I don't really care too much about load times/performance. 

    Keep in mind there are PCI lane limits on Z390. Hopefully, someone more knowledgeable can chime in but I think you'd run into issues if you're running two NVMe and two GPUs. You should be fine bandwidth wise with two SSD's and one high end GPU. For users wanting to run multiple GPU's and multiple SSD's, X299 or Ryzen/Threadripper is a better choice.




    Thanks, I am not a SLI guy so I will only be running one GPU.
    I would like to have two SSD's ( as previously mentioned one for OS and apps and one for games), and then a large platter drive for everything else - documents, vids, pics , music.

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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/09 10:05:11 (permalink)
    I'm in a similar boat as you. About to start a new build with the Z390 Dark + 9900k and had various questions on available PCIe lanes with the NVMe SSDs. From some reading I did last night, it sounds like Z390 has 24 PCIE 3.0 lanes. 16 of which are reserved for the CPU for GPU usage, hence the single card at 16x or two cards at 8/8x. Then the rest of the 8 lanes are for additional things like NVMe, which I think take up four lanes a card. As traditional SSDs are through SATA, they don't take up any lanes. I could be wrong with all of the above so I won't be insulted if anyone fact checks me hehe.
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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/09 10:24:49 (permalink)
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    I'm in a similar boat as you. About to start a new build with the Z390 Dark + 9900k and had various questions on available PCIe lanes with the NVMe SSDs. From some reading I did last night, it sounds like Z390 has 24 PCIE 3.0 lanes. 16 of which are reserved for the CPU for GPU usage, hence the single card at 16x or two cards at 8/8x. Then the rest of the 8 lanes are for additional things like NVMe, which I think take up four lanes a card. As traditional SSDs are through SATA, they don't take up any lanes. I could be wrong with all of the above so I won't be insulted if anyone fact checks me hehe.




    Yep, that's the short of it. SATA drives are on a separate controller. I know on my X58 board, running RAID with on the Intel controller does move it to the PCI bus. Not sure if it's the same for these newer chipsets.
     
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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/09 10:40:39 (permalink)
    Nice CPU 32 GB of Nice Memory
    Singe GPU Simple Build & OS Install
    Have only a single M.2 NVMe 512GB EVO Drive.
    Install Windows 10 1809 and set to use a Local Account (Not a Microsoft Account).
    Click off or no on all the I want Your Data items 6 or 8 show up.
    Activate Windows.
    Complete all Windows Updates.
    Do No Not install any Software at this time or update Windows Apps or Open the MS Store
    Power Off
    Connect a USB Hard Drive and a USB DVD Read/Write Drive
    Power On
    Create a Backup and Restore (Window 7) Image under the Control Panel and create Image Boot CD.
    Power Off
    Disconnect the USB Hard Drive and a USB DVD Read/Write Drive
    Install your Second M.2 NVMe 1024GB EVO Drive.
    Create a GPT Drive and Format it give Dive Letter of D
    Under the OS settings Storage change the Location of all your data to the new D: Drive
    Stiff like My Documents My Music My Videos and so on.
    Run Windows update compete then reboot the computer
    Now Open and Open the MS Store (Do Not Logon) and update all the apps in the App Store.
    Reboot repeat with the MS Store and update as needed.
    Done with the Base OS Install.
    Run the MS Store and install any of your MS Base Games and apps, they will all install on the D: Drive.
    Install your Big 4 or 6 TB Normal SATA III Drive and now time to install all your Games and so on the Drive.
    Any Games that Run Better on SSD Drive you can get a Samsung 860 EVO 1TB or 2TB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD
    Not all game need to run from an SSD Drive. And do not start or run any Games at this time.
    Remove the Network Cable or turn off your WiFi uninstall all the NVIDIA Drivers/Software Do not Click Reboot
    Now Run DDU and tell it to start in Safe Mode reboot run DDU Do not Restart or Reboot at this time.
    When DDU is done do not exit click the Windows Update Button and set it back to Windows Default exit DDU now do not Restart yet.
    Now run a command prompt as an Admin and run gpedit.msc
    Go to Admin Templates -  Windows Components - Windows Update and enable Do not include Drivers with Windows Update
    Reboot the computer, Install NVIDIA Drivers and restart the computer and connect the Network cable back or turn back on your WiFi
    Connect a USB Hard Drive Create a Backup and Restore (Window 7) Image under the Control Panel All Done
    Have Fun Remember to Create a New MODS RIGS
    PS For a Duel GPU Build SLI do not install a Second M.2 Drive and installed get a Samsung 860 EVO 1TB or 2TB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD Drive in place of a second M.2
    post edited by bcavnaugh - 2018/10/09 12:26:40



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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/09 11:30:31 (permalink)
    Great instructions bcavnaugh very much appreciated!
     
    I am a little confused though, why the need for a Win 7 install?

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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/09 11:49:59 (permalink)
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    Great instructions bcavnaugh very much appreciated!
     
    I am a little confused though, why the need for a Win 7 install?


    It is not a Windows 7 Install but the Process that Windows 10 Calls Creating an Image of your OS.
    Why they call it this who knows.



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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/09 11:51:17 (permalink)
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    d.burnette
    Great instructions bcavnaugh very much appreciated!
     
    I am a little confused though, why the need for a Win 7 install?


    It is not a Windows 7 Install but the Process that Windows 10 Calls Creating an Image of your OS.
    Why they call it this who knows.




    Ah ok thanks much!

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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/09 11:56:01 (permalink)
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    Great instructions bcavnaugh very much appreciated!
     
    I am a little confused though, why the need for a Win 7 install?


    It is not a Windows 7 Install but the Process that Windows 10 Calls Creating an Image of your OS.
    Why they call it this who knows.




    Ah ok thanks much!






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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/09 12:17:23 (permalink)
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    Great instructions bcavnaugh very much appreciated!
     
    I am a little confused though, why the need for a Win 7 install?


    It is not a Windows 7 Install but the Process that Windows 10 Calls Creating an Image of your OS.
    Why they call it this who knows.




    Ah ok thanks much!








     
    Thanks, got it!

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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/09 12:41:34 (permalink)
    Well crap, went to pre-order the i9 9900k from Amazon, they no longer have available for pre-order. They showed them this morning , ugh. 

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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/09 12:43:54 (permalink)
    Newegg as well.
    I think this "pre-order" has gotten way out of control.



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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/09 12:46:43 (permalink)
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    Newegg as well.
    I think this "pre-order" has gotten way out of control.


    Yeah I am with you there.

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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/09 13:13:55 (permalink)
    Each retailer has a set number of pre-orders due to the amount of stock being shipped to them.

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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/09 13:25:12 (permalink)
    rjohnson11
    Each retailer has a set number of pre-orders due to the amount of stock being shipped to them.


    Yeah I should have pulled the trigger when I saw them available for pre-order this morning, it is what I get for waiting a few hours. Oh well guess it will be ok, have to wait on the Z390 Dark from EVGA anyway.
    I will be keeping a close watch going forward though LOL.

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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/10 04:58:25 (permalink)
    Any tips on a cooler for the 9900k?
    I really like the Corsair H100i I have on this 4820k . Has been running for almost 5 years now, and not had a glitch and it has kept my CPU cores nice and cool.
     
    So I am thinking to stick with Corsair, and just get their newest which I understand is the H100i version 2?
     

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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/10 08:45:43 (permalink)
    I changed over to the Alphacool for AIO CPU Coolers.
    Alphacool Eisbaer 360 CPU Water Cooler - Black Best and Alphacool Eisbaer 280 CPU Water Cooler - Black OK
    The 360 is Better and I am running them in Push/Pull Setup.
    Some Good Prices over on https://www.performance-pcs.com/ and https://www.newegg.com/ as well.
    Want to test out this one  Alphacool Eisbaer 420 AIO CPU Cooler - Black (11390)
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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/10 10:45:48 (permalink)
    Will take a look at the Alphacools thanks.

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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/10 13:27:37 (permalink)
    Ok so dumb question,
    It appears the Z390 Dark has only three PCIe ports.
    I will be running one GPU. I also have a Creative SoundBlaster Z soundcard, and an Innatech PCIe USB 3.0 card ( I use for connecting my Rift and sensors into).
     
    Will I be able to run these three with no issues affecting any lanes?
    Alternatively, is the onboard Creative audio as good as what I would get with my SoundBlaster card? Would it use any resources that might affect performance in gaming?
     
    Also it may be, my Rift and sensors would be just fine in the USB 3.1 ports on the board, but would not know until I tried.

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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/10 15:43:39 (permalink)
    Woohoo, Amazon put the i9 9900k back up on pre-order, got my order in this time.
     
    Bring on the Dark!!
    post edited by d.burnette - 2018/10/10 15:46:17

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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/10 17:31:01 (permalink)
    d.burnette
    Woohoo, Amazon put the i9 9900k back up on pre-order, got my order in this time.
     
    Bring on the Dark!!






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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/10 17:33:10 (permalink)
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    Ok so dumb question,
    It appears the Z390 Dark has only three PCIe ports.
    I will be running one GPU. I also have a Creative SoundBlaster Z soundcard, and an Innatech PCIe USB 3.0 card ( I use for connecting my Rift and sensors into).
     
    Will I be able to run these three with no issues affecting any lanes?
    Alternatively, is the onboard Creative audio as good as what I would get with my SoundBlaster card? Would it use any resources that might affect performance in gaming?
     
    Also it may be, my Rift and sensors would be just fine in the USB 3.1 ports on the board, but would not know until I tried.


    I would first try without the " Creative SoundBlaster Z soundcard, and an Innatech PCIe USB 3.0 card"
    And see how you like it.
    I think you are covered with this new MB for USB and should not need the Innatech PCIe USB 3.0 card at all.



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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/10 19:03:29 (permalink)
    Btw, I saw you asked about coolers.
     
    AIOs look nice and can be quite good if you have good pressure optimized fans, but honestly unless you go to a 360mm rad you're better off getting a noctua D15. I've done the comparison with my 8700k and unless you got a big rad and are able to keep the average fluid temperature low, the D15 will win. Plus you never have to worry about a leak.
     
    If space in your case isnt an issue, get the D15.
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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/11 03:29:00 (permalink)
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    Ok so dumb question,
    It appears the Z390 Dark has only three PCIe ports.
    I will be running one GPU. I also have a Creative SoundBlaster Z soundcard, and an Innatech PCIe USB 3.0 card ( I use for connecting my Rift and sensors into).
     
    Will I be able to run these three with no issues affecting any lanes?
    Alternatively, is the onboard Creative audio as good as what I would get with my SoundBlaster card? Would it use any resources that might affect performance in gaming?
     
    Also it may be, my Rift and sensors would be just fine in the USB 3.1 ports on the board, but would not know until I tried.


    I would first try without the " Creative SoundBlaster Z soundcard, and an Innatech PCIe USB 3.0 card"
    And see how you like it.
    I think you are covered with this new MB for USB and should not need the Innatech PCIe USB 3.0 card at all.


    Yeah that is what I am hoping for also, thanks. I know the Oculus Rift can be picky about certain USB 3 ports. It did not like the ASMedia USB 3 ports on this X-79 Dark board which is why I had gotten the add in card.
     
    So I had already ordered an EVGA 1000w Power supply - the Titanium.
    Do you think that will be enough for my rig running one RTX 2080 Ti FTW3 Ultra with the 9900K?
    post edited by d.burnette - 2018/10/11 03:58:29

    Don 
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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/11 10:40:45 (permalink)
    The EVGA 1000w Power Supply should work great.
    EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 T2, 80+ TITANIUM 1000W 220-T2-1000-X1 On Sale $209
    Somewhere I read that the ASMedia USB 3.1 do work.
    Looking for that Info now.
     
    post edited by bcavnaugh - 2018/10/11 10:43:33



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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/11 12:00:17 (permalink)
    bcavnaugh
    The EVGA 1000w Power Supply should work great.
    EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 T2, 80+ TITANIUM 1000W 220-T2-1000-X1 On Sale $209
    Somewhere I read that the ASMedia USB 3.1 do work.
    Looking for that Info now.
     


    Thanks , yep that is the power supply I have coming.

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    Re: New Z390 Build upcoming - some questions? 2018/10/12 04:45:00 (permalink)
    Dumb question:
    Can someone clue me in on app where on the Dark MB those two M2 110mm slots are? Trying to see in the pic of the board. Just trying to understand better. I assume these would be the ones I would use for my M2 drive or drives.
     
    Opinion:
    Samsung Pro or Evo for these drives?
     
     

    Don 
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