Build 54 – Spectre v2: 4K Gaming Computer

Spectre v2 is a 4K gaming computer.


Spectre v2 is a 4K gaming computer.

General System Design

This system is designed around a 8-core i9-9900K processor and an RTX 2080Ti 11GB video card.

Software Workload/Customer Need

This machine replaces our Spectre v1 customer build. This customer was looking for a new powerful 4K gaming computer that would last a long time and be easily upgraded over time.

System Spec

Processor (CPU): Intel i9-9900K

CPU Cooler: Corsair H150i Pro

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E

Memory: GSkill Trident Z RGB 2x8GB DDR4-3000

Storage (SSD): HP EX950 1TB NVME

Storage (SSD): Intel 660p 2TB NVME

Video Card (GPU): EVGA RTX 2080Ti 11GB FTW3 Ultra Gaming

Power Supply (PSU): EVGA SuperNOVA P2 850W

Case: Phanteks Enthoo Primo Aluminum

Fans: 11x Corsair LL120 RGB

Accessories: Corsair Commander Pro, Corsair Lighting Node Pro

Monitor: Acer Predator X34 34″ 3440×1440 120Hz

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Design Rationale

  • The i9-9900K gave the customer a great amount of single-core performance for gaming and multicore performance for heavily-threaded tasks.
  • We used the existing 360mm RGB AIO.
  • The customer wanted a stable motherboard with a good amount of desktop functionality.
  • We used the existing memory.
  • The customer requested a 1TB NVME OS drive and 2TB NVME main drive.
  • We recommended the RTX 2080Ti for gaming performance.
  • The overall design of the build meant that a 850W power supply was recommended.
  • We used the existing case.
  • We used our high-end RGB fans to ensure proper airflow and static pressure.

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