Description

Purpose:

I will use this to play games and also programming. overkill for now and future proof.

Something is missing... waiting for it to become available! Also need some sleeve cable, some led case fan and led strip for better statics etc.

Installation:

Hardest thing to install was motherboard and that 24 pin cable. have no idea how to pull it out later to put sleeve cables in :/

Installing H100i v2 was easy and hard at same time! to be honest its easy but when i was trying to put pump on its place i had to put a lot of force and i though it was just about to break and pop... scary!!! very strong tubes tho. (BTW mounting screws wasn't easy. they are a little big for screw holes.)

Two 850 Pro will work in raid to provide fast sequential read/write speed for games/media and stuff.

Plextor M8Pe has great 4k random read/write speed which is good for OS/Programs and other important stuff. (Note that Raid does not increase 4k random read/write speed. thus the reason i bought this.)

Will update more in future.

Part Reviews

CPU

Fast As FFFFFerrari... xD

CPU Cooler

Very high quality and strong tubing. The only problem was mounting screws not very suitable for screw holes.

Motherboard

Anything you may ever want from Z170 chipset and even more.

Memory

A little pricey. I paid for heat sinks... And it worth it!

Storage

This one on paper seems faster than "Samsung 950 pro 256gb" ... also nice heat sink and cheaper.

Storage

extremely low weight. you feel you are not holding anything at all! (and fast ;p )

Case

Some screws were too tight and hard to remove. easily gets scratched if you have sharp or heavy tool in your hand be careful! overall it has good quality.

Power Supply

if you want to use included 24pin cable, first go to gym!... cables are not good but the power it self is solid so 5 star remains.

Monitor

4K, IPS, Gsync... what else you want?

Mouse

got this as gift when purchasing motherboard. feels good when you hold it and its low weight.

Comments

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

"This one on paper seems faster than Samsung 950 pro 256gb". Seriously mate? Because i thought the fastest M.2 NVMe SSD is 950 PRO. Any link?

And we need more pic! It seems like you took Xtreme hybrid eh? a review please, plus performance and temps

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

You can see specs from official website. you can choose storage from 128Gb up to 1Tb!

M8pe is generally faster in write speeds. how ever that's on paper. I think both ssds will perform generally same. (I was comparing both 256Gb versions. obviously M8pe 1Tb version is currently fastest m.2 ssd)

This ssd does not have thermal throttling issues (unlike 950 pro) thus you have maximum speed under heavy use.

http://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/plextor-m8pe-512gb-m2-nvme-ssd-review,6.html

M8pe is newer (NVMe 1.2) than 950 Pro(NVMe 1.1) but Samsung may come with something better in future so keep that in mind.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Well. Seems like new information to be learned! Do you have any link that provide "All you need to know about M.2 NVMe SSD" or something like "All M.2 NVMe SSD round up" ?

Thanks man! Cant wait till you update with baddas GPU :)

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

I couldn't find such link either. I had to read stuff from multiple websites. But hopefully there will be more details and comparison in future.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Xtreme hybrid is not available in our country yet :( . I'm still waiting for it. I am really interested in gtx liquid cooling versions so I will buy which ever I see first from EVGA or MSI or Gigabyte liquid cooling solutions.

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  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

sighs....... I really want that monitor. Would you reccomend this over a tn pannel without gsync? to save $300

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