Build 96 – Leftovers: 4K Gaming Computer

Leftovers is a 4K gaming computer.


Leftovers is a 4K gaming computer.

General System Design

This custom water loop build uses a 6-core i7-8086K processor and 2 GTX 1080Ti 11GB video cards.

Software Workload/Customer Need

This system was built primarily from the core parts of Industrial Strength Awesome v2, so that the ISAv2 customer would still have a 4K gaming computer while we prepared for the next major project.

System Spec

Processor (CPU): (existing) Intel i7-8086K

CPU Cooler: (existing) EK Water Blocks Supremacy EVO (Nickel)

Motherboard: (existing) Asus MAXIMUS X FORMULA

Memory: (existing) Corsair Dominator Platinum 4x16GB DDR4-3466

Storage (SSD): (existing) Samsung 960 Pro 2TB NVME

Video Card (GPU): (existing) 2x Asus GTX 1080Ti ROG STRIX GAMING

Power Supply (PSU): (existing) Corsair AX1500i 80+ Titanium

Case: Phanteks Enthoo 719 Black

Fans: 12x Corsair ML120 Pro Black

Accessories: Corsair Commander Pro

Custom Loop: (existing) EK Water Blocks FC1080 GTX Ti STRIX (Nickel), (existing) EK Water Blocks FC1080 GTX Ti Strix Backplate (Nickel), (existing) EK Water Blocks SE480, EK Water Blocks SE360, (existing) EK Water Blocks XTOP Revo Dual D5, EK Water Blocks Duraclear, EK Water Blocks Quantum Torque STC (Nickel), (existing) EK Water Blocks RES X3 250

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Design Rationale

  • We used the existing CPU.
  • We used the existing custom water loop.
  • We used the existing motherboard.
  • We used the existing memory.
  • We used the existing storage array (except for the HDDs).
  • We used the existing video cards.
  • We used the existing power supply.
  • We used a full-tower case to fit the build.
  • We used our preferred fans to ensure proper airflow and static pressure.

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