Build 68 – Imperial Tower: 4K Gaming Computer

Imperial Tower is a 4K gaming computer.


Imperial Tower is a 4K gaming computer.

General System Design

This build is designed around a 12-core Ryzen 9 3900X processor and an RTX 2080 Super 8GB video card.

Software Workload/Customer Need

This customer was looking for a new powerful 4K gaming computer that would last a long time and be easily upgraded over time.

This build was also designed for 3D modeling and data science.

This build is similar to Data Dozer.

System Spec

Processor (CPU): AMD Ryzen 9 3900X

CPU Cooler: be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4

Motherboard: Gigabyte X570 AORUS PRO WIFI

Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 2x16GB DDR4-2666

Storage (SSD): HP EX950 512GB NVME

Storage (SSD): HP EX950 1TB NVME

Video Card (GPU): EVGA RTX 2080 Super 8GB XC GAMING

Power Supply (PSU): EVGA SuperNOVA 850 Fully-Modular

Case: Phanteks Enthoo Pro M TG

Fans: 6x Phanteks PH-F120MP

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Design Rationale

  • The Ryzen 9 3900X gave the customer a great amount of single-core performance for gaming and modeling, and multicore performance for heavily-threaded tasks.
  • To ensure the CPU runs at full speed, air cooling with a dual-tower cooler is recommended.
  • The customer wanted a stable motherboard with a good amount of desktop functionality.
  • The customer wanted at least 32GB of RAM, 64GB was an easy upgrade.
  • The customer was fine with our default storage setup.
  • We recommended the RTX 2080 Super for gaming and editing performance.
  • The overall design of the build meant that a 850W power supply was recommended.
  • We used a bigger mid-tower case to fit the build.
  • We used our default fans to ensure proper airflow and static pressure.

Customer Review

“Working with Top Flight Computers was a great experience.

Rather than dealing with online configurators, the transaction began with a brief consult regarding what I was looking for as well as what my usage/software profile was. Once the specs were ironed out and payment settled, it was simply a matter of letting TFC do their thing.

Watching the build live on YouTube was neat: it’s reassuring to see teams that enjoy their work as well as demonstrate that they are good at what they do. I also like the fact that TFC encourages naming your build for that added personalization. I’m very pleased with what they produced for Imperial Tower, as well as the experience as a whole. The parts selection was spot on, and the performance has been killer.

This is a great outfit that’s steadily growing, and I would definitely recommend TFC for meeting any custom computing needs.”

Chionesu, Cary NC

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