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Postby bmyoungs » Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:13 pm

So it's a complete upgrade. Very cool

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Postby kyle » Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:38 am

The 1070 ti took too long so i canceled it and grabbed a 2070 from Microcenter. Got the whole PC set up, and played a little oculus last night. Beat saber naturally. Soooooooo good!

I also grabbed a 27" 4k monitor because why not!
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Postby Tyler » Thu Jan 03, 2019 1:00 pm

Treat. Yo. Self.

According to benchmarks the 2070 is a big step up from the 1070 ti so good work. 2070 even beats 1080 ti
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Postby kyle » Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:18 pm

Tyler wrote:Source of the post Treat. Yo. Self.

According to benchmarks the 2070 is a big step up from the 1070 ti so good work. 2070 even beats 1080 ti

Shit son really? I didnt even realize that when i purchased it. I just knew it was better than the 1070 ti! Now i'm a happy boy ;D
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Postby Tyler » Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:06 pm

Plus RTX has the new VR plug standard. Usb C, which no current headset is actually using, but it's the standard now.
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Postby Tyler » Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:15 pm

I am doing musical chairs with my computer parts. Trying to upgrade my gaming PC and Plex server while sticking with DDR3 compatible CPUs/Mobo since that is what I have now.

I've already missed up one thing. I wanted to keep my current gaming motherboard for gaming, but just move it to a smaller case so I could use my big case as the server. However, my current motherboard will not fit into the new case I bought, silly me. I will be using the motherboard I bought for Plex in my gaming PC I guess.

Summarized view of changes ignoring the mobo, ram, PSU, heatsink changes I will be making.

Current:
i5-4670k for gaming
i5-2400 for Plex

After:
i7-4790k for gaming. Highest end CPU that is still DDR3
i5-4670k for Plex

No longer using:
current Plex cpu, case, mobo. Up for grabs if anyone wants it for free. Would need a drive.
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Postby Tyler » Sat Apr 06, 2019 3:43 pm

Plex Server is just a little bit bigger. Gaming PC is now about the same size as the little tower shown here.

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Postby Tyler » Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:11 am

The whole point of my upgrade was to stay on the outdaged 1150 Haswell chips across 2 computers so I didn't have to invest in DDR4 RAM. Of course today this is posted to slickdeals and comment saying RAM will go down 30% this quarter.

I should have just bought a new mobo, Ryzen chip, new RAM. Would have only been like $150 more than what I did. I'll keep telling myself I did the right thing though by getting a beefy quad-core vs a 6 or 8 core that VR games can't utilize.

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