Old man, first PC rebuild question. :)

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  1. PerryD

    PerryD Senior Member

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    PerryD

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    Hmmm...it works here. It is this combo from Newegg.
    ntel Core i7-9700K Coffee Lake 8-Core 3.6 GHz, GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS PRO LGA 1151 (300 Series) Intel Z390

    In stock. Limit 1 per customer.

    Was: $600.70
    Now: $580.70
    Save: $20.00
    QTY. Add to Cart ►
    • Add to Wish List
     
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  4. Bender-offender

    Bender-offender I said pea berry, not sandalwood!

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    I’m guessing a company like Newegg will have some kind of Black Friday sale. So unless you absolutely need this upgrade right now (which you’d only be saving $20), it might be worth waiting for Black Friday. :)
     
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  5. chimuelo

    chimuelo Star Of Stage & Screen

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    I’m a rack fanatic.
    Been using racked PCs for 20 years.
    I’d be happy to help with system integration if I knew you had a 4U.
    I know the best fans, water blocks, and basic parts to keep a good air flow.
    If you’re going to use NVMe it really helps to have a great front to back design plus direct cooling for devices that tend to get hot.

    Give me some photos if you can.
    Those Bloomfield CPUs were great and last forever.
    I got years from the i7 920 and it never was a problem, I just warehoused the parts.
    Still have a 3.4GHz Prescott and a 1.4GHz Tualatin.

    Cheerz
     
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  6. Pictus

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    10 years is quite some time for computers...
    Some parts may already be at end of life span.
    Maybe it's time for a new PSU and SSD/HD too.

    Does the current PSU has enough "juice" to handle the new CPU?
    OuterVision® Power Supply Calculator
    https://outervision.com/power-supply-calculator

    How to See If Your Hard Drive Is Dying with S.M.A.R.T.
    https://www.howtogeek.com/134735/how-to-see-if-your-hard-drive-is-dying/

    Do your current CPU cooler is enough for the new CPU?
    I suggest a Noctua NH-D15, if fits the case...

    To check for compatibility and prices, build a PC in
    https://pcpartpicker.com/list/
     
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  7. chimuelo

    chimuelo Star Of Stage & Screen

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    Noctua HSFs are top shelf.
    But I’m assuming the OP has a 4U Rack.
    I doubt the NH D15 would fit well enough to have clearance for the top fan.
    I use the NH C14 and it’s perfect for 4U

    If you’re using 1U or 2U Dynatron makes the best.
    Dynatron L3 Server is even a water cooled block.
     
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    chimuelo Star Of Stage & Screen

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    Totally agree, throw away the rack it resides in too.
    Spend thousands, the hell with a new build for 600-800 USD.
     

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