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Let me start off,
My name is ottoyu34. You can find me in few other forums with the same name. Computers being one of my biggest hobbies. I'm into overclocking (for 24/7),watercooling,system building,gaming,folding,etc.

See you around.
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I'm GeekHomeGamer and i'm on this things from the age of 9 yo i think .. or 10.. don't remember

I'm starting with Commodore, MSX, Amiga, obviously Coin Op, consoles and PC ( i remember my first Intel 486 DX2 66Mhz )...
I see born everything that today is normal... Asus/Rog - Intel/Windows - Matrox/3DFX/CREAITIVE/NVIDIA... EVERYTHING... from dos 2.1 to first Windows with dos 6.22 to Windows 3.11 to Windows nt 3.51, the born of Windows 95 to Windows 98/sr2/me/2000 and i starting to use only Apple Computers for Music productions and other productions on audio and video stuff...

Now, after 15 years of completely boring Intel/nvidia monopolio , apple computers and Consoles for gaming... i return to my original route .. and impressed by "what" AMD achieved with RyZEN ( expecially Threadripper )... i decided to build a new (all around) system.

this is the short story.

See you on the forum...

My Build :).

Full Specs:
Cougar Conquer
Corsair AX1500i
Zenith Extreme ( actually 0804 - aura 1.0.13 )
AMD RyZEN Threadripper 1950x
G.Skill RGB TridentZ ( Version ZTR ) 4x8 3200 cl14
GIGABYTE GTX 1060 6GB ( rev 2.0 ) ( 2x Titan XP/ 1x Volta after Holidays )
Corsair HP500 512
Samsung 960 Pro 1TB
Samsung 850 pro 1TB
ForceGT 240
8 TB 7200/256MB
Corsair Lightning Pro Controller
4 RGB LED Stripes
Integrated 7" Case monitor Display for Temp Monitoring.

Additional rear fan suspended pointing to VRM and CPU AIO Liquid Cooling Pump.
Enermax TR4 360 AIO Liquid Cooling ( never see it above 26/30C degrees even on software stress test )

RAM 3200 CL14 @ v1.2500 ( ZTR ) ( 3600 CL14/15/16 - v1.73 > 74 / 75 stable )
Up to 4.206Mhz v1.26875 ) ( 4.0 v 1.22500 x 24/7 use ) Windows task manager show 4.8Ghz @ 4.206Mhz
amd PBS > Streaming store control > enabled
amd PBS ZEN COMMON > custom pstate throttling > DIsabled
Zenith Extreme ( actually 0804 - aura 1.0.13 )

I can choose from this two settings
( 4.206 v1.26.875 ) x42 ( don't use it not caus system stability but fear of a bios bug and damage
( 4.0 v1.22500 ) x40
G.Skill RGB TridentZ 4x8 3200 CL14 @ v 1.2500 ( ZTR ) ( 3600 CL14/T2 v1.73 > 74 / 75 stable )
I never see Cpu temps exceed 26/30C degrees even with SW Stress test.

Enermax stock Thermal paste ( i'm waiting for Conductonaut liquid metal 5 grams )

this settings full pass AIDA64 / prime95 / Cpu-z / Cinebench / 3DMark


Hello. This is my first time owning a gaming laptop (Not even a ROG machine) and joining a forum full of other enthusiasts of the sort. I am currently typing this entry out on the aforementioned device, which is the FX502VM with the kabylake and 6GB 1060. I've read that others were unfortunately only offered a 3GB version in other regions, and I'm sorry.

Couldn't beat this Laptop for the price, brand new, especially compared to other laptops in the same price range... nothing touched this kabylake with the GTX 1060 (6GB).

Anyways, yeah. Hi. My name may be a little unpleasant to some, and well, too bad.

I'll eventually be putting a bit of time and a little bit more cash towards this machine, turning it into one that would be worth over $2000 on the retail front, market-wise... will be extremely easy to do when the next best thing had an RGB keyboard and only a GTX 1060 3GB and cost over $500 more than this unbranded ROG Laptop.

Can't wait to start sharing my stretches with this machine, when I have the time, and getting involved with the community.


GoFuqUrself wrote:
My name may be a little unpleasant to some, and well, too bad.

Just don't be surprised if the forum administrator changes it. Make sure you have a second choice just in case. Either way, welcome! 🙂
A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station…

Goodmorning everbody,

My name is Aldert and I registered yesterday.
I'm coming from Holland and just build my new PC with a ROG Rampage VI Apex MB (not ready for use yet, WIP).

I'm new to all of this stuff and I'm hoping to learn a lot from you all.


I am a G751 owner, so far enjoyed it a lot. I think my next laptop will be another ROG, I suppose 😄

Let's rock!

Hi, my name is Dmitri.
I am a PC owner from 1997 ( my first PC was 486 DX4, if you understand :)) ). I like gaming, overcloking etc, computers are my hobby. About 1 month ago I`ve bought asus laptop FX502 VMZ - FY 414 .

Hi all
My name is Philipp. My son (Seraphin) and I are doing a small home-project. His dream was/is to build a really, really powerful workstation. We decided to go with a Zenith Extreme, Threadripper 1950x, 2 Samsung 960 Pro, 4 Samsung 850 Pro … and so on. I have my own company, building PCs, giving support, doing some programming … and gaming.

Hi, new to the forums. Just trying to figure out what is wrong with my board.

I have the same problem as this guy:

build is listed in my signature. Anyone that could help is appreciated.

Already tried unplugging everything and starting it up bare, new memory, ect. Didn't try running it single core yet like this guy did.
Phanteks Evolv
i7 7700k
ROG Strix z270E
3200 (CMU32GX4M4C3200C16) Corsair Vengeance 16gb
Seasonic 750 watt

D-Frame Mini
i7 6700k
Asus z170 ProGamer itx
3200 (CMU32GX4M4C3200C16) Corsair Vengeance 16gb
Asus True Power 750 watt
eVGA 970 GTX

Hi all,

I'm Etheradur, 33 years old, from Germany. I work as a researcher in computer science, and gaming is one of my hobbies besides photography, programming, and playing the guitar.

Well hello all 🙂 I'm my name is Michał and i'm from Poland so... don't blame me if my english is not "so natural"... as well..