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Re: I bought a stop-gap machine

Post by jdart » Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:55 pm

Dann Corbit wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:14 pm
In the winter, when I run it like gangbusters, I get electric bills of $600 to $700 per month.
I have a 6.6 KW solar system now. I only pay for net usage after subtracting the solar contribution. But billing is based on time of day, so I try to avoid running my multiple servers in the peak billing hours.

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Re: I bought a stop-gap machine

Post by Dann Corbit » Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:38 pm

That is smart, responsible and admirable.
I should look into doing my own solar power
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Re: I bought a stop-gap machine

Post by smcracraft » Sun Dec 08, 2019 2:46 am

Looks like a really great deal. Congrats!!!

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Re: I bought a stop-gap machine

Post by Jouni » Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:09 pm

I am jealous! I have invested exactly 550€ for PC hardware after 2010 :oops: :) .
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Re: I bought a stop-gap machine

Post by Dann Corbit » Mon Dec 09, 2019 6:59 am

Jouni wrote:
Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:09 pm
I am jealous! I have invested exactly 550€ for PC hardware after 2010 :oops: :) .
Some of us, who are well past common sense, simply succumb to the computer chess disease and let it ride us like a rodeo pony.
:shock:
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Re: I bought a stop-gap machine

Post by MikeB » Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:33 pm

Dann Corbit wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:51 am
I bought this:

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Item Description 	Unit Price × Qty 	Total

AMD Threadripper Xtreme (NO MONITOR)

    *BASE_PRICE: [+3075]
    CABLE: None
    CARE1: CPU Thermal Compound - Our Cooler Master MASTERGEL High Performance Thermal Compound can improve cooling performance as well as prolong the life of your CPU. [+10]
    CAS: EVGA DG-8 E-ATX Full-Tower Ultimate Gaming Case w/ Side-Panel Window [+83] (EVGA DG-85 K-Boost)
    CASUPGRADE: None
    CC: None
    CD: None
    CPU: AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper 3970X 3.7GHz [4.5GHz Turbo] 32Core 64Threads 144MB L3 Cache 280W Processor (Ship On or After Dec 6 2019) [+620]
    CS_FAN: Default case fans
    ENGRAVING: None
    EVGA_POWER: None
    FA_HDD: None
    FAN: Asetek 690LS 360mm Liquid CPU Cooling System w/ Copper Cold Plate - Extreme Performance [+22] (3 x Standard 120MM Fans)
    HDD: 1TB GIGABYTE AORUS (PCIe Gen4) NVMe M.2 SSD - Seq R/W: Up to 5000/4400 MB/s, Rnd R/W up to 750/700k [+93] (Single Drive)
    HDD2: 8TB (8TBx1) SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 64MB Cache 7200RPM HDD [+260] (8TB x 2 (16TB Capacity) RAID 0 Super Performance [+260])
    HEADSET: None
    IUSB: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports
    KEYBOARD: CyberPowerPC Multimedia USB Gaming Keyboard
    MEMORY: 64GB (16GBx4) DDR4/3200MHz Quad Channel Memory [+246] (Performance Memory by Major Brands)
    MICROPHONE: None
    MONITOR: None
    MOPAD: None
    MOTHERBOARD: ASUS ROG Zenith II Extreme E-ATX w/ WiFi 6, RGB, Dual LAN, 4 PCIe x16, 8 SATA3, 5 M.2 SATA/PCIe [+525]
    MOUSE: CyberPowerPC Standard 4000 DPI with Weight System Optical Gaming Mouse
    NETWORK: Onboard Gigabit LAN Network
    OS: Windows 10 Home (64-bit Edition)
    OVERCLOCK: Pro OC (Performance Overclock 10% or more) [+19]
    POWERSUPPLY: 1,600 Watts - LEPA G1600-MA 80 Plus Gold Certified Modular Power Supply [-13]
    PRO_WIRING: None
    PROJECTOR: None
    RUSH: Standard processing time: Guaranteed Delivery Before Christmas
    SERVICE: 3 Years FREE Service Plan (INCLUDES LABOR AND LIFETIME TECHNICAL SUPPORT)
    SLI_BRIDGE: EVGA GeForce RTX NVLink SLI Bridge [+91]
    SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
    SPEAKERS: None
    USBHD: None
    USBX: None
    VIDEO: EVGA GeForce® RTX 2080 SUPER™ BLACK Gaming 8GB GDDR6 (Turing) [VR Ready] [+260] (Dual Card (SLI) [+858])
    WARRANTY: PREMIUM WARRANTY: Standard 1 Year Parts WARRANTY + ONE (1) YEAR SHIPPING [+19]
    WNC: None
    WTV: None
    _PRICE: (+6428)

	$6,428.00 × 1 	$6,428.00
Subtotal: $6,428.00
Sales Tax: 10%$650.30
Shipping UPS Ground: $75.00
Grand Total: $7,153.30

Note: Your order will be shipped the next day after the production is completed.
I also ordered another big fast Nvme drive for swap.
I wanted 128 GB ram, but they only sold it with 64. I can retrofit it later
it only comes with Windows, but that is easy to fix. i put Ubuntu on a 1 GB ssd and boot from that,
I know of no one that sells threadripper 3970 system with with more than 64GB ram - I wonder if there is a limit?
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Re: I bought a stop-gap machine

Post by MikeB » Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:41 pm

MikeB wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:33 pm
Dann Corbit wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:51 am
I bought this:

Code: Select all

Item Description 	Unit Price × Qty 	Total

AMD Threadripper Xtreme (NO MONITOR)

    *BASE_PRICE: [+3075]
    CABLE: None
    CARE1: CPU Thermal Compound - Our Cooler Master MASTERGEL High Performance Thermal Compound can improve cooling performance as well as prolong the life of your CPU. [+10]
    CAS: EVGA DG-8 E-ATX Full-Tower Ultimate Gaming Case w/ Side-Panel Window [+83] (EVGA DG-85 K-Boost)
    CASUPGRADE: None
    CC: None
    CD: None
    CPU: AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper 3970X 3.7GHz [4.5GHz Turbo] 32Core 64Threads 144MB L3 Cache 280W Processor (Ship On or After Dec 6 2019) [+620]
    CS_FAN: Default case fans
    ENGRAVING: None
    EVGA_POWER: None
    FA_HDD: None
    FAN: Asetek 690LS 360mm Liquid CPU Cooling System w/ Copper Cold Plate - Extreme Performance [+22] (3 x Standard 120MM Fans)
    HDD: 1TB GIGABYTE AORUS (PCIe Gen4) NVMe M.2 SSD - Seq R/W: Up to 5000/4400 MB/s, Rnd R/W up to 750/700k [+93] (Single Drive)
    HDD2: 8TB (8TBx1) SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 64MB Cache 7200RPM HDD [+260] (8TB x 2 (16TB Capacity) RAID 0 Super Performance [+260])
    HEADSET: None
    IUSB: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports
    KEYBOARD: CyberPowerPC Multimedia USB Gaming Keyboard
    MEMORY: 64GB (16GBx4) DDR4/3200MHz Quad Channel Memory [+246] (Performance Memory by Major Brands)
    MICROPHONE: None
    MONITOR: None
    MOPAD: None
    MOTHERBOARD: ASUS ROG Zenith II Extreme E-ATX w/ WiFi 6, RGB, Dual LAN, 4 PCIe x16, 8 SATA3, 5 M.2 SATA/PCIe [+525]
    MOUSE: CyberPowerPC Standard 4000 DPI with Weight System Optical Gaming Mouse
    NETWORK: Onboard Gigabit LAN Network
    OS: Windows 10 Home (64-bit Edition)
    OVERCLOCK: Pro OC (Performance Overclock 10% or more) [+19]
    POWERSUPPLY: 1,600 Watts - LEPA G1600-MA 80 Plus Gold Certified Modular Power Supply [-13]
    PRO_WIRING: None
    PROJECTOR: None
    RUSH: Standard processing time: Guaranteed Delivery Before Christmas
    SERVICE: 3 Years FREE Service Plan (INCLUDES LABOR AND LIFETIME TECHNICAL SUPPORT)
    SLI_BRIDGE: EVGA GeForce RTX NVLink SLI Bridge [+91]
    SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
    SPEAKERS: None
    USBHD: None
    USBX: None
    VIDEO: EVGA GeForce® RTX 2080 SUPER™ BLACK Gaming 8GB GDDR6 (Turing) [VR Ready] [+260] (Dual Card (SLI) [+858])
    WARRANTY: PREMIUM WARRANTY: Standard 1 Year Parts WARRANTY + ONE (1) YEAR SHIPPING [+19]
    WNC: None
    WTV: None
    _PRICE: (+6428)

	$6,428.00 × 1 	$6,428.00
Subtotal: $6,428.00
Sales Tax: 10%$650.30
Shipping UPS Ground: $75.00
Grand Total: $7,153.30

Note: Your order will be shipped the next day after the production is completed.
I also ordered another big fast Nvme drive for swap.
I wanted 128 GB ram, but they only sold it with 64. I can retrofit it later
it only comes with Windows, but that is easy to fix. i put Ubuntu on a 1 GB ssd and boot from that,
I know of no one that sells threadripper 3970 system with with more than 64GB ram - I wonder if there is a limit?
It does , up to 256GB ram with the right motherboard.
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Re: I bought a stop-gap machine

Post by Dann Corbit » Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:21 am

MikeB wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:33 pm
I know of no one that sells threadripper 3970 system with with more than 64GB ram - I wonder if there is a limit?
The motherboard in the system I bought can take 128 GB RAM.
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But sharing ideas is an even greater virtue. We have another word for this. It is called teaching.

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Re: I bought a stop-gap machine

Post by Dann Corbit » Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:02 am

You were right, 256GB
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Re: I bought a stop-gap machine

Post by MikeB » Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:26 am

Dann Corbit wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:02 am
You were right, 256GB
When is your expected delivery? If had went with the same GPU setup as you did , my price would be about the same.
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