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Old 11-27-2017, 11:26 AM   #1
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Fall Upgrade 2017!

I'll start a new thread for my upgrade, coming by the end of the week....

Asus ROG X299 Apex VI motherboard
Intel I7 7820X CPU
Corsair 32 gigs Dominator Platinum 2666 C15 1.2 volt ram
Noctua NH-D15S Cooler

Pictures and other stuff will be posted here....total cost of this upgrade is $1328.51.
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Old 11-27-2017, 11:58 AM   #2
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Re: Fall Upgrade 2017!

What is the cost of the indiv items if I may ask?
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Old 11-27-2017, 12:13 PM   #3
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Re: Fall Upgrade 2017!

Here you go....

Apex $419
CPU $485
ram $225 but I had $120 of Amazon dollars, cost before was $319 +tax
Cooler $79 fan $26 white panels $29 +tax my Amazon dollars brought it down to $122. for a total out of pocket to $1328
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Old 11-27-2017, 12:18 PM   #4
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Re: Fall Upgrade 2017!

Thanks FV. I just wanted to ensure it was Cost vs Price. Goal for me to shoot for.
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Old 11-27-2017, 12:23 PM   #5
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Thanks FV. I just wanted to ensure it was Cost vs Price. Goal for me to shoot for.
The WS Z370 should be around $400 maybe a little less, the 8700K right now is $417 should come down, here's the kicker is ram, if only 16 gig not to bad $210, use the same cooler you're out $1000, less than a Iphone X by $200...
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Old 11-27-2017, 12:52 PM   #6
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Re: Fall Upgrade 2017!

Your about right. I think the WS will be higher. We'll see. After looking at our AIDA scores, I have to think why bother now.

Would not dare to upgrade my 7+. Not in the next couple of years anyway.
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Old 11-27-2017, 09:05 PM   #7
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Re: Fall Upgrade 2017!

Going to be a nice upgrade FVB, you really went out well on this one. Take your time and hope all goes well.
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Old 11-27-2017, 09:06 PM   #8
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Re: Fall Upgrade 2017!

I am not sure there is going to be a Z370-WS. Better to wait until Z390 anyway then you should see it and the Z390.
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Old 11-27-2017, 09:13 PM   #9
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Re: Fall Upgrade 2017!

That’s my plan. Thanks.
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Old 11-27-2017, 09:51 PM   #10
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It is not a top seller board IMO so ASUS does not produce them every generation. I am almost positive ASUS will wait until Z390 to bring it out. There are too many new features on Z390 not to wait. When the 8-core arrives the 8700K will be left at the alter. Especially if it is on 10nm.
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Going to be a nice upgrade FVB, you really went out well on this one. Take your time and hope all goes well.
Thanks Sandog, me too, hope everything works...
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Re: Fall Upgrade 2017!

"thank you for contacting Noctua!

All chromax fans (except NF-A15 HS) come with 4 anti-vibration pads per colour. If you wish to have a completely black fan you can purchase additional pads for a small fee.

NA-SAVP1 chromax.black:
Noctua NA-SAVP1 chromax.black | eBay "

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Old 11-28-2017, 11:51 AM   #13
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Re: Fall Upgrade 2017!



https://www.amazon.com/Noctua-NA-SAV...+chromax.black
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Re: Fall Upgrade 2017!

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Don't buy them I'll send you mine I will never use them!
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Old 11-28-2017, 12:07 PM   #15
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Thanks FV. I really don't need them. Not worth the effort. I can mix colors with my remaining mounts. Not worth the effort. I believe for the larger fans, vibration may be an issue. Save them. One thing for sure - that has got to be the most stupid thing I ever heard (Noctua).
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