2022 Upgrade

by Ryan S Posted on: 11/21/2022

Build Description

Gaming PC and hobby rendering for 3D printing. Plastic left on the side because my partner wants to peel it off themselves lol.

UserBenchmarks:
CPU: Intel Core i9-12900K - 118.5%
GPU: Nvidia RTX 4080 - 318.2%
SSD: Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB - 261.9%
SSD: Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB - 298.8%
USB: Mass Storage Device 8GB - 4.1%
USB: Generic Flash Disk 16GB - 4.1%
RAM: G Skill Intl -6400J3239G162x16GB - 204.9%
MBD: MSI PRO Z690-A (MS-7D25)

Favorite Feature

Wire management and quiet fans. Adam S. at Cambridge MA micro center helped me part this together.

Parts contained in build

Intel Core i9-12900K Alder Lake 3.2GHz Sixteen-Core LGA 1700 Boxed Processor - Heatsink Not Included
Intel Core i9-12900K Alder Lake 3.2GHz Sixteen-Core LGA 1700 Boxed Processor - Heatsink Not Included
Qty: 1 $449.99
Open Box
MSI Z690-A PRO DDR5 Intel LGA 1700 ATX Motherboard
MSI Z690-A PRO DDR5 Intel LGA 1700 ATX Motherboard
Qty: 1 $209.99
MSI NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 Ventus 3X Overclocked Triple Fan 16GB GDDR6X PCIe 4.0 Graphics Card
MSI NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 Ventus 3X Overclocked Triple Fan 16GB GDDR6X PCIe 4.0 Graphics Card
Qty: 1 $1,279.99
G.Skill Trident Z5 RGB 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR5-6400 PC5-51200 CL32 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit F5-6400J3239G16GX2-TZ5RK - Black
G.Skill Trident Z5 RGB 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR5-6400 PC5-51200 CL32 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit F5-6400J3239G16GX2-TZ5RK - Black
Qty: 1 $229.99
Cooler Master MasterCase H500 RGB Tempered Glass ATX Mid-Tower Computer Case - Iron Gray
Cooler Master MasterCase H500 RGB Tempered Glass ATX Mid-Tower Computer Case - Iron Gray
Qty: 1 $149.99
Open Box
MSI MPG A1000G 1000 Watt 80 Plus Gold ATX Fully Modular Power Supply
MSI MPG A1000G 1000 Watt 80 Plus Gold ATX Fully Modular Power Supply
Qty: 1 $179.99
Samsung 980 Pro SSD 2TB M.2 NVMe Interface PCIe Gen 4x4 Internal Solid State Drive with V-NAND 3 bit MLC Technology (MZ-V8P2T0B/AM)
Samsung 980 Pro SSD 2TB M.2 NVMe Interface PCIe Gen 4x4 Internal Solid State Drive with V-NAND 3 bit MLC Technology (MZ-V8P2T0B/AM)
Qty: 1 $179.99
MSI MAG Coreliquid 280R 280mm Water Cooling Kit
MSI MAG Coreliquid 280R 280mm Water Cooling Kit
Qty: 1 $124.99
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit OEM DVD - English
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit OEM DVD - English
Qty: 1 $119.99