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Atlas Evolv'd X299

by WorkofHart

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61 Comments

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Details

Date Published

Sept. 23, 2017

CPU Clock Rate

3.6 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

28.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

74.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

2.04 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

10 GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

27.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

50.0° C

Description

Thanks for checking out my build! This machine evolved from a previous X99 build after my motherboard apparently glitched and took out my CPU (thanks Asus...).

I ended up getting the motherboard and CPU replaced under RMA, and decided to make the move to X299, despite all the Ryzen bandwagoneers. Most of my work on this machine still only utilizes a few cores at a time, and rarely employs more than about 10 cores at once. For this reason, I chose to stick with Intel so I could maintain their clock speed advantage, while benefiting from having more than four cores when needed. From the tests I’ve done so far, this CPU is core-for-core almost exactly like having two 6700K CPUs at 4.8Ghz tied together into one.

I debated for a long time whether to go for a i9-7900X with 10 cores and a lower clock speed, or save a little with an 8-core i7-7820X that was pre-binned and delidded to help with thermals. Well I ended up going with the 7820X, and I'm very happy with it. I can run this chip at 4.8Ghz on all cores, and the EKWB monoblock keeps the chip and the VRMs very happy and cool all day long. The only hangup was I had to reverse the flow of my loop to accommodate the CPU monoblock, but I took care of that with new fittings underneath the PSU shroud.

I had already incorporated purple as an accent color in my previous X99 build with custom cables and mood lighting, but I decided to try out Primochill's Transparent UV purple this time around, and I LOVE it.

For a detailed look at the case mods and desk construction, check out my previous build, "Atlas Evolv'd X99".

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vagabond139 5 Builds 8 points 19 months ago

This is definitely going to be featured. What a lovely looking build.

WorkofHart submitter 4 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thank you.

PartpickingGlory 4 Builds 6 points 19 months ago

Wow great build. Your dog looks pretty comfortable underneath the desk! Same thing happens with me

WorkofHart submitter 4 Builds 3 points 19 months ago

Yup! She loves sitting down there; I think she feels secure having three walls and a ceiling. haha

sz3343 4 points 19 months ago

Great looking build! Great idea with the cords under the desk. I'm gonna remember that for my next build.

WorkofHart submitter 4 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

Thanks

booncol 1 Build 3 points 19 months ago

Holt s***. This is really amazing rig. What am I saying. The whole desk is awesome.

WorkofHart submitter 4 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thank you

Blacksm1le 1 Build 3 points 19 months ago

your PC is very successful and cablabe management is very clean +1

bladd12001 3 Builds 3 points 18 months ago

VERY nice man! great compliment to the original. and the appearance on setup wars was just perfect. I really love the purple colored coolant that you used in this one, it really emphasizes the cables this time around. and it is still clean af fam. good job.

lucarioG 2 points 19 months ago

That custom loop is to die for, I want it now. Cable management is on point too.

WorkofHart submitter 4 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thanks! Just my second time building one, but I really wish I could build more!

MannyPCs 2 points 19 months ago

Damm, might as well feature this one too. absolutely stunning.

+111

joelikespcs 1 Build 2 points 19 months ago

i do like this build and the dog is cute

syg101 3 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

featured. Atlas 2.0 is definitely going to get it. +1

syg101 3 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

That dog is so cute! Oh yeah the PC's cool too

iMoonTiger 2 points 17 months ago

A freakin' beauty

iOhy 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

NICE BUILDDDDDDDDD

s.a.wood15 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Wat.

GTXguy6234EV 1 point 19 months ago

Where can I purchase mouse mat like that? Fantastic build!

WorkofHart submitter 4 Builds 1 point 19 months ago
X47man 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

Feature incoming.

+1

Jedimasterjesse1 1 point 19 months ago

First off I like the purple and the monitor setup isn't 1 that I have seen great job

WorkofHart submitter 4 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thanks! It definitely took some thinking to sort out, but I'm very happy with the result.

StubbornStump 1 point 19 months ago

is the design colour interchangeable? my other comment where I said that the dog picture wast very necessary due to the design being beautiful already was down voted until it was hidden

StubbornStump 1 point 19 months ago

also what is the price in CAD

SoloPlayerXero 1 point 18 months ago

I feel like this was on TechSource

WorkofHart submitter 4 Builds 2 points 18 months ago

My old X99 setup was. Episode 117

illuzt 2 Builds 1 point 18 months ago

❤ Beautiful PC ❤ IMO This is the best setup from Setup Wars Episode 117

StevieRenee98@gmail.com 1 point 18 months ago

How did you get the purple coolant color? It looks fantastic!

kalixta 1 point 18 months ago

What kind of mouse pad/map pad is this?

N0_N4M3 1 point 18 months ago

Still sexy as ever before!

Knight_ 1 point 18 months ago

rad size? res size?

WorkofHart submitter 4 Builds 1 point 17 months ago

360mm x2. 150mm.

138 1 point 17 months ago

Well done.

Teh509 1 point 16 months ago

That is beautiful!

WorkofHart submitter 4 Builds 1 point 16 months ago

Thanks

elcalzado 1 Build 1 point 16 months ago

what coolant did you use?

WorkofHart submitter 4 Builds 1 point 16 months ago

Primochill UV Purple

elcalzado 1 Build 1 point 16 months ago

Thanks

Jeddie2022 1 point 14 months ago

+1 for the doggo in the last one

KuruptNightmare 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

+1 Just for an old school iPod. That was nostalgia instantly.

Tntn13 2 Builds 1 point 13 months ago

I want that desk. Where to buy? Lol

WorkofHart submitter 4 Builds 1 point 12 months ago

IKEA

Metalhavoc 1 Build 1 point 11 months ago

Just have to say it, this build, desk setup and photography is a work of art!

Manstein555 1 point 10 months ago

Question : what brand of coolant you are using in you're loop cause its so pretty XD

WorkofHart submitter 4 Builds 1 point 10 months ago

Primochll UV Purple

Manstein555 1 point 10 months ago

Thanks for replying has im trying to find a coolant that looks nice but is also reliable :)

Sadursky 1 point 9 months ago

What did you use to rise the speakers and what's the countertop? Looks amazing.

WorkofHart submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

Hammark Oak countertops from Ikea.

Maxzimus 1 point 8 months ago

The best part of the build...that ipod tho! haha! but seriously major props to your build and I love the desk setup, its clean

SimonOcean 1 point 8 months ago

Very nice set up. The PC itself is well designed and aesthetically looks very pleasing. Then you have the overall room set up with is equally nice. The cable management basket at the back of the desk for example... a relatively easy thing, but it makes a huge improvement.

Once specific question for you. I love the mouse mat. Which one is it? Thanks.

WorkofHart submitter 4 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

Thanks! It's always evolving and improving! Here's a link to the mouse pad: http://a.co/d/9v93YYr

rhodeislisanickname 1 point 7 months ago

How are the temps?

SouthernHemisphere 1 Build 1 point 6 months ago

Can I ask you, what is your profession?

WorkofHart submitter 4 Builds 1 point 6 months ago

I work IT with the US department of defense.

SouthernHemisphere 1 Build 1 point 6 months ago

Wow. I would like to know how you take your career to the next level? I would like to get into that career of Computer Science.

GoldzTrue 1 point 4 months ago

odd flex but ok

-parzival- 1 point 3 months ago

The dog is the best looking part of this whole build

Paranoidlemon 1 point 2 months ago

great dog 10/10

StubbornStump -11 points 19 months ago

I really like the design. I assume it is fully colour interchangeable, I would have gone for a teal or green. The dog picture was unnecessary btw.