- Graphic Card(s)
An infinity mirror illuminated by RGB LEDs in the front, an RGB LED strip in the power supply tunnel and three 120mm RGB fans make the X-908 Infini2 a real eye-catcher. The front made of tempered glass and the side panel made of 4mm thick tempered glass give a generous insight into strong effects and colors, which can be managed by a switch on the front or via the 5V RGB header connection (addressable RGB LEDs).
The easy-to-reach control panel of the X-908 Infini2 is equipped with HD audio jacks, two USB 3.0 Type A and two further USB 3.0 Type C ports. Two separate switches offer the option of manual fan control in three stages (low, high or stop). The power and reset switches are slightly recessed and thus prevent accidental activation in the dark.
The infinity mirror is set in scene through the tempered glass of the front panel and offers insights into the depths of the optical illusion. Another highlight is the 4mm thick tempered glass side panel, which also highlights the built-in hardware. With the RGB-LED switch on the side, all pre-programmed effects and colors can be switched easily and conveniently. With the 3-pin RGB header connection for 5V RGB mainboard controls and matching mainboard software, all RGB LEDs can also be controlled individually (addressable RGB LEDs).
In the cover of the housing there is a large dust filter that protects the interior of the housing from dust. The dust filter is removed with two simple clicks and can thus be cleaned quickly and easily.
Three standard built-in 120mm RGB-LED fans not only skilfully stage the interior, they also ensure clean and cool air for the built-in components. The effects of the fans can be controlled via the built-in RGB-LED switch or via the 3-pin RGB header connection for 5V RGB mainboard controls, synchronized with the RGB LEDs in the front and above the power supply tunnel.
Intel Core i7-10700KF, clock frequency @ 5.1GHz, socket 1200, code name Comet Lake-S, cores 8, threads 16, base clock 3.80GHz, turbo clock 5.10GHz, memory controller Dual Channel PC4-23466U (DDR4-2933), CPU features Optane Memory Support, Turbo Boost Max 3.0 (5.10GHz), Turbo Boost 2.0, vPro, SMT (Hyper-Threading), VT-x, VT-d, VT-x EPT, Intel 64, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX , AVX2, Idle States, EIST, Thermal Monitoring, IPT, SIPP, AES-NI, Secure Key, SGX, OS Guard, TXT, XD Bit, Boot Guard, TDP-down (95W), TDP-down frequency (3.50GHz) , Multiplier freely selectable, L2 cache 2MB (8x 256kB), L3 cache 16MB, chipset interface DMI 3.0, 8GT / s (PCIe 3.0 x4), PCIe lanes 16x (PCIe 3.0), memory max. 128GB, memory bandwidth 45.8GB / s.
With the new Comet Lake generation, Intel is entering the tenth round of Core i processors. The most important changes to the new processors include new options for Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 (TBMT), i.e. the automatic overclocking of the CPUs. With the new Thermal Velocity Boost (TVB), Intel determines the two best cores of a CPU and gives them an extra boost to the maximum boost clock. In other words, Intel simply tickles more performance from the CPUs through improved boost rates and higher clock rates.
The Core i7-10700K has eight cores and 16 threads and now offers Hyper-Threading again compared to the Core i7-9700K of the previous generation. In principle, the Core i7-10700K is now what the Core i9-9900K was before.
Once again, Intel means more evolution than revolution. Intel has made a few improvements here and there that also lead to more performance, but these do not relate to the architecture of the CPU, but to all other aspects that affect performance. In particular, the increase in the TDP to 125 watts and the improvement in the cooling of the CPUs are worth mentioning. In the end, these two points enable more boost, thus more clock and therefore more performance.
ENERMAX Liqmax III, internal (closed system), heatsink for CPU, heatsink material copper, compatibility CPU 775, 1150, 1151, 1155, 1156, 1366, 2011, 2011-3, 2066, AM2, AM2 +, AM3, AM3 +, AM4, FM1 , FM2, FM2 +, radiator size 240mm, radiator thickness 27mm, radiator material aluminum, fan 2x 120mm, 500-1600rpm, 14-27 dB (A), LED (RGB), LED control
The LIQMAX III RGB all-in-one CPU water cooler with RGB lighting.
The water block in acrylic optics is equipped in the Aurabelt design, which provides brilliant light effects. LIQMAX III RGB supports RGB synchronization with motherboards that have 4-pin RGB connectors (+ 12V / G / R / B). Thanks to the dual chamber design patented by ENERMAX, the Central Coolant Inlet (CCI) and the Shunt Channel Technology (SCT), the cooler achieves faster heat transfer and a longer service life. The RGB fans with dual-convex fan blades are optimized for radiators and generate high static pressure to force the heat out of the cooling fins. The LIQMAX III RGB is an excellent cooler for housings that do not want to do without RGB lighting.
The cooler is very well made and, for fans of light games, has smartly illuminated fans and a discreetly illuminated pump unit. In addition, the lighting is compatible with all common mainboards with a corresponding mainboard header.
MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi, form factor ATX, chipset Intel Z490, RAM 4x DDR4 DIMM, dual PC4-38400U / DDR4-4800 (OC), max. 128GB, expansion slots 2x PCIe 3.0 x16, 2x PCIe 3.0 x1, 1x M.2 / M-Key, 1x M.2 / M-Key (PCIe 3.0 x4 / SATA, 2280/2260/2242), connections external 1x HDMI 1.4b, 1x DisplayPort 1.2, 1x USB-C 3.2, 1x USB-A 3.1, 4x USB-A 3.0, 2x USB-A 2.0, 1x 2.5GBase-T, 5x jack, 1x Toslink, 1x PS / 2 combos, internal connections 1x USB-C 3.0 Key-A header, 1x USB 3.0 header (2x USB 3.0), 2x USB 2.0 header (4x USB 2.0), 6x SATA 6Gb / s, 1x TPM header, 1x Thunderbolt header 5-pin, 1x RTD3 header, cooling header 1x CPU fan 4-pin, 6x fan 4-pin, 1x pump 4-pin, header lighting 2x RGB header 4-pin, 2x RGB header 3-pin, buttons / Switches LED switch (internal), audio 7.1, RAID level 0/1/5/10, multi-GPU AMD 2-way CrossFireX, power connections 1x 24-pin, TX, 1x 8-pin EPS12V, 1x 4-pin ATX12V, lighting RGB, 1 zone (chipset cooler). Special features audio + solid capacitors, diagnostic LED, I / O panel integrated, 1x M.2 passive cooler, Bluetooth 5.1 + WLAN 802.11a / b / g / n / ac / ax.
The MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi is equipped with the high-end chipset for the Intel Core processors of the 10th generation and allows manual overclocking of CPUs with a free multiplier. Since the "Comet Lake-S" processors require a new socket due to the optimized power supply, the Intel socket LGA1200 is used on the 400 series mainboards. Despite the increased number of pins, the actual size of the socket remains the same with older sockets, so that CPU coolers for socket LGA 115x can also be mounted on the mainboard.
The features of the MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi motherboard at a glance:
2x PCIe (3.0) x16 and 2x PCIe (3.0) x1
1x USB 3.2 Gen. 2x2 with fast 20 Gbit / s & 1x USB 3.1 type A
A total of 2x USB 3.0 and 6x USB 2.0 (internal & external)
2x M.2 (PCIe 3.0 x4) / 6x SATA 6G
Supports max. 128 GB DDR4 RAM up to 4,800 MHz
Integrated RGB LED lighting with RGB LED headers
With integrated WiFi and Bluetooth module
Fast 2.5 Gbit LAN
The MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi in detail
The MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi is a motherboard in the ATX form factor and offers two PCIe-x16 slots, one of which is connected directly to the CPU and one to the chipset, as well as two PCIe-x1 slots for plug-in and expansion cards . As a high-end motherboard, the MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi also supports multi-GPU setups via AMD Crossfire / XDMA.
Other features of the mainboard also include a striking cooler design and integrated RGB LED lighting. Additional RGB LED components can be connected and controlled via two 4-pin RGB headers (12V) and two digitally addressable 3-pin RGB headers (5V), provided they are compatible with the RGB software of the mainboard.
RAM and drives
Up to 128 GB DDR4 RAM in dual-channel mode can be used in the four DIMM slots. The Z490 chipset supports clock rates up to 2,933 MHz, but the OC enables the MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi to operate RAM kits with up to 4,800 MHz!
Two M.2 slots and six SATA 6G connectors are available for storage drives. The M.2 slots support the NVMe protocol, which enables data transfer rates of just under 4 GB / s. This means that M.2 PCIe SSDs are up to eight times faster than SATA 6G SSDs!
The MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi has a USB 3.2 port on the I / O panel. The socket of the same design as USB-C is particularly thin and plugs can be inserted on both sides. USB 3.2 gen. 2x2 achieves very high transmission speeds of up to 20 Gbit / s. br>
In addition to a USB 3.1 port and four USB 3.0 type A ports, the board also offers two USB 2.0 ports and a classic PS / 2 port for mouse or keyboard. In addition, an HDMI and a display port connection are provided as signal outputs for the integrated graphics unit of the processor. The MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi offers fast 2.5 Gigabit LAN (Realtek 8125B) as well as WLAN 802.11ax and Bluetooth 5.1 (Intel AX201).
When it comes to audio, the manufacturer relies on the Realtek ALC1200 audio codec. This provides a total of five 3.5 millimeter jack sockets and an optical S / PDIF output on the I / O panel and supports 7.1 surround sound. Internally, the mainboard provides a large selection of connections and headers.
The MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi offers a total of eight 4-pin PWM connections for fans and / or pumps on the main board. For the power supply, there is a 24-pin ATX connector as well as an 8-pin and a 4-pin connector on the mainboard. Overclockers are also pleased about the extensive power supply with 12 + 1 + 1 phases, which is equipped with large-area heat sinks.
ZOTAC Gaming GeForce RTX 3080 Trinity OC 10GB GDDR6X, connections 1x HDMI 2.1, 3x DisplayPort 1.4a, chip GA102-200-KD-A1 "Ampere", 68SM, 628mm², chip clock 1440MHz, boost: 1725MHz, memory 10GB GDDR6X, 1188MHz, 19Gbps (19000MHz effective), 320bit, 760GB / s, shader units / TMUs / ROPs 8704/272/96, cooling 3x axial fans (100mm), special features real-time ray tracing, ray tracing cores (68), tensor cores ( 272), NVIDIA G-Sync, NVIDIA VR-Ready, AV1 Decode, HDCP 2.3, 0dB zero fan mode, backplate, LED lighting (RGB), overclocked boost clock (+ 15MHz), PCIe 4.0 x16 interface, Computing power 03/30 TFLOPS (FP32), 469 GFLOPS (FP64), DirectX, 12 Ultimate (12_2), OpenGL 4.6 OpenCL 2.0 Vulkan 1.2 Shader Model 6.5.
Get Amplified with the ZOTAC GAMING GeForce RTX 30 series based on the NVIDIA Ampere architecture. Equipped with improved RT cores and tensor cores, new streaming multiprocessors and super-fast GDDR6X memory, the ZOTAC GAMING GeForce RTX 3080 Trinity OC offers an intense gaming experience with ultra-high graphics fidelity.
The Zotac Gaming Geforce RTX 3080 Trinity OC 10GB GDDR6X proves to be a recommendable variant of an excellent graphics card in the test. The powerful ampere chip cuts a particularly good figure in 4K games and often ensures refresh rates beyond 60 fps. Zotac's triple cooler works effectively and quietly, but is also quite expansive - in every direction. an excellent graphics card for high fps at 1440p or smooth 60 fps with buffer at 4K resolution - enormous values that impress with a 4K performance increase of an average of 25 percent compared to the RTX 2080 Ti of the last generation.
Zotac opts for a classic cooler with three axial fans for the RTX 3080 Trinity OC. These can also be individually controlled via software - so the fan direction and speed can be adjusted if desired. The cooler does a good job and always keeps the card below 75 ° C, even under load, and remains surprisingly quiet for such a powerful card - significantly quieter than the Founders Edition. The cooler switches itself off completely in idle.
- 2nd generation ray tracing corse
- 3rd generation Tensor Corse
- SPECTRA 2.0 RGB Lighting
- IceStorm 2.0 advanced cooling
- Active Fan Control with FREEZE Fan Stop
- Metal front plate and RGB LED backplate
- FireStorm Utility (Download HERE)
- VR Ready
FSP Hydro G Pro 1000W ATX 2.52, fan 120mm, semi-passive, fully modular cable management, connections 1x 24-pin, 2x 4/8-pin ATX12V, 8x 6/8-pin PCIe, 14x SATA, 5x IDE, 1x floppy , Average efficiency 90% (80 PLUS, 115V), certificates 80 PLUS Gold (115V), dimensions (WxHxD)
150x86x150mm, manufacturer's guarantee ten years, number of 12V rails 1 + 3.3V 20A + 5V 20A + 12V 83.33A -12V 0.3A + 5Vsb 2.5A PFC active, form factor ATX PS / 2, special features ErP Lot 6, supports "Haswell" C6 / C7 Low-Power States, semi-passive mode switchable.
Compared to the previous generation, the Hydro G Pro is an IEC62368 certified power supply, which has been greatly improved in its safety design and has a more compact dimension without affecting its efficiency. Like all power supplies from FSP, the Hydro G Pro also delivers constant power. The 80 Plus® Gold certification serves as a globally known quality feature, which guarantees the user a carefree gaming experience. This power supply also has interchangeable side stickers that DIY enthusiasts can use to color-match and customize their PC build perfectly. All power supplies of the Hydro G Pro - series are provided with a coating, which guarantees a reliable performance in a rough and unusual environment. Compared to conventional power supplies, it can work with a humidity of 95% without any problems.
Complies with ATX12V and EPS12V v2.52 standards
High efficiency ≥ 90%
Intelligent fan control
Quiet and durable 120mm FDB fan
Ribbon cables for DIY enthusiasts
12V single rail design
Japanese capacitors - 105C
Compatible with Intel's current CPUs
Full protection: OCP, OVP, SCP, OPP, OTP
Extra coating for high demands on the environment
SAMSUNG SSD PM9A1 256GB, M.2, design Solid State Module (SSM), form factor M.2 2280, interface M.2 / M-Key (PCIe 4.0 x4), read 6400MB / s, write 2700MB / s SLC-Cached, IOPS 4K read / write 500k / 600k, memory modules 3D-NAND TLC, Samsung, 136 layers (V-NAND v6), reliability prognosis 1.5 million hours (MTBF) controller Samsung Elpis (S4LV003), 8 Channels, cache 512MB (LPDDR4), SLC cache, protocol NVMe 1.3c, data protection functions 256bit AES, TCG Opal 2.0, power consumption 0.035W (idle), 0.005W (sleep mode), special features L1.2 low-power standby.
The Samsung OEM SSD PM9A1 is made entirely of semiconductor components and uses NAND flash memory, which has high reliability and advanced technology in a small form factor. Thanks to the support of the Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) 4.0 interface standard, performance is much faster than that of SATA SSDs. A comparison of the speed makes it clear that the PM9A1 version is definitely ahead. In contrast to the 6,000 MB / s, the two previous models only offered 3,500 MB / s. This is no wonder. After all, both OEMs were equipped with PCIe 3.0 and not the latest PCIe 4.0 standard.
The Samsung PM9A1 is an M.2 SSD with PCIe 4.0 and practically the OEM counterpart to the 980 Pro.
TOSHIBA Harddisk 1TB, SATA 6Gb/s, Form factor: 3.5" • Drive: 7200rpm • Cache: 64MB • Power consumption: 6.4W (working), 2.2W (idle) • Volume: 26dB(A) (working), 25dB(A) (idle) • Specials: 4KB Sectors with Emulation.
The DT Desktop hard disk drive series provides 1TB capacity and features an innovative technology to deliver a greater level of power efficiency and quiet operation for energy-conscious, environmentally-friendly computers. With low power, high capacity and cool operation, these 3.5-inch (8.9 cm) drives offer a rotation speed of up to 5940 rpm and an interface transfer rate of 6 Gb/s. In addition, the DT Series uses Advanced Format technology to provide maximum error detection and more efficient use of the storage surface area.
No optical disc drive in the system!
PS/2 Combo Port
USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps (Type-A)
HD Audio Connectors
USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20Gbps (Type-C)
USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps (Type-A)
Wi-Fi / Bluetooth
Optical S/PDIF OUT
Integrated WLAN. For more information click "Motherboard" or "Interfaces" !
The ultimate pleasure for your ears thanks to Creative Sound Blaster Cinema.
MSI, the world's leader in motherboards and graphics cards has chosen Creative Sound Blaster Cinema audio technology for its new motherboard lineup. Sound Blaster is the leading brand in PC gaming audio and MSI is excited about the prospect of providing class-leading audio technology with its motherboards. Thanks to the Sound Blaster Cinema suite of audio technologies, gamers can enjoy upgraded surround sound through their stereo headphones, enhanced gaming sound effects and Smart Volume control for long gaming sessions.
When using Sound Blaster Cinema, gamers will be able to hear their opponents more clearly and easily while enjoying the competitive advantage of accurate positional audio to reveal the precise location of their opponents.
Sound Blaster Cinema
Armed with the technology of the biggest name in PC gaming audio, gamers can leverage Sound Blaster Cinema to get the best sound enhancements for today's games powered by Sound Blaster SBX Pro Studio technology. Each of the five technologies of SBX Pro Studio is focused on delivering a more immersive gaming experience:
-SBX Bass - SBX Bass technology dramatically improves the sound experience by expanding the low frequency tones
-SBX Crystalizer - Ensures that every audio detail is heard by restoring the "highs" and "lows" that are compromised with audio compression
-SBX Dialog Plus - SBX Dialog Plus intelligently enhances voices in games and moves for dramatically clearer dialog
-SBX Surround - Goes beyond 7.1 surround sound creating unprecedented levels of audio realism including stunning surround effects that produce virtual speakers around, above and below you
-SBX Smart Volume - Address the problem of abrupt volume level changes in games by intelligently applying gain and attenuation to deliver consistent volume levels
Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 64Bit, pre-installed with all necessary device drivers. Switch on and get started!
The launch of Windows 10 and the associated developments are among the most important market launches in Microsoft's corporate history. Windows 10 not only brings a new version of the operating system onto the market, Windows 10 enables a new platform generation:
"We want to ensure that we offer developers the largest and most vibrant user base for their applications," said Satya Nadella in his opening keynote at BUILD 2015 in San Francisco. Windows 10 is now available in 190 countries and 111 languages.
The browser is really new in Windows 10: Edge replaces Internet Explorer. The new browser doesn't just have the cooler name. It is also much faster. In almost all browser benchmarks, Edge depends on IE 11 from Windows 8.1. It can almost double its pace in Mozilla's Kraken benchmark. It looks the same in Google's Octane 2.0 test. Its pace remains roughly the same in the Sunspider test and the Peacekeeper benchmark. Conclusion: When it comes to the browser speed, Windows 10 with Edge catches up a lot. In Kraken and Octane, Edge overtakes the competition, in the Sunspider he stays ahead. The old conditions are only preserved in the Peacekeeper test.
Microsoft already shortened the start times of Windows extremely with Windows 8. If the computer is switched off using "Shut down", it does not switch itself off, but only goes into hibernation - from which it can wake up more quickly. Even with a real Katlstart or restart, Windows 8.1 is slightly slower: However, over time, Windows remembers the files that it needs for the start: The start time is shortened with repeated starts. After ten starts, the two operating systems were almost on par with 20 seconds (Windows 10) and 22 seconds (Windows 8.1).
Windows is actually getting faster and faster the older it gets: For most components, manufacturers are releasing ever more up-to-date drivers that accelerate the hardware. Windows feels like it is getting slower and slower: This is mostly due to the fact that the autostart folder is filling up with more and more entries, more and more tools are running in the background and more and more programs that are no longer used are littering the memory. The performance tests show hardly any difference between Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Sometimes one system is faster, sometimes the other. But all the results are so closely related - with less than three percent difference - that no difference is noticeable in practice. This also applies to tests such as Cinebench R15, which primarily check the processor performance. Even if we repeated the tests several times, nothing changed: When saving and buffering frequently used files, nothing seems to have changed between Windows 8.1 and 10. Conclusion: When it comes to hardware performance, Windows 10 is as fast as Windows 8.1 - or vice versa. So that Windows 10 stays fast, the same rules apply as always with Windows: Install the latest drivers and keep the system clean.
Windows 10 comes with the new Direct X12 3D interface. DX12 is designed to allow game programmers to use the capabilities of the GPU more efficiently. Computers with less powerful graphics cards can also benefit from this and display graphically complex games more smoothly. At the moment, the potential of DX12 can only be demonstrated using synthetic benchmarks such as the API overhead test. Conclusion: Windows 10 has the potential to accelerate games on weaker systems thanks to the DX12. But the concrete results will only show games that use DX12. The first should appear at the end of the year.
Windows 10 lays a good foundation: the hardware manufacturers have to use this to tease out a performance plus with improved drivers. Or in the case of Direct X12 game programmers who use the capabilities of the new interface in games.
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c) Optimization and performance enhancement of various hardware components (GraKa / CPU etc.)
d) Installation of the latest BIOS updates (motherboard, GraKa)
e) Complete configuration of the BIOS settings to provide the maximum performance and reliability of the PC system + storage of the settings in order to be able to reload them later (e.g. after changing the BIOS battery)
f) free hotline
g) 24-hour long-term test for quality control of the PC components
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