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My computer at home (since November 2018):

My previous PC had an Intel i7-4820k Quad-Core CPU, 32 GB RAM (which was unnecessary), 2 Velociraptor 10k HDDs in RAID 0 and an Intel 520 SSD as system disk

Enclosure Fractal Design Define R6 USB-C
  • With USB-C front port, which was important to me

The case looks and feels like a sturdy high quality product.
Not so good: The USB ports are a tiny bit too small. Doesn't matter with USB sticks and stuff, plug them in, they sit tight, no problem. But I damaged one of those tiny USB wireless knobs (of mice or keyboards), when I had to get them out with a small pliers (couldn hold it with my finger tips).
Also, I thought my AiO water cooler would fit in the front part with all 6 fans, and it would go in still allowing me to put my BR writer in - people on Amazon said so.
In the end I could have put it in with just 3 fans for slimmer profile to be able to put in harddisks, and I would still not have been able to put in the BR writer. Now the single HDD that I am still using is glued to the bottom of the case with double-sided adhesive tape and I am using the BR writer externally with an adapter. In other words: The case is good, but not for my intentions. Oh well.

Power Supply be quiet! Straight Power 11
  • 650 Watts
  • Gold efficiency (up to 93%)
  • Virtually inaudible Silent Wings 3 135mm fan
  • Full cable management
Mainboard ASUS ROG STRIX X399-E GAMING
  • AMD X399 chipset
  • Quad-channel DDR4 RAM
  • 4 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (single@x16, dual@x16/x16, triple@x16/x16/x8 mode), 1 x PCIe 2.0 x4 (max at x4 mode), 1 x PCIe 2.0 x1
  • 2 M.2 slots (one with heatsink, one without (you will need a heatsink for an M.2 in there!)
  • Gigabit LAN and WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Plenty of USB 3.1 (Gen1) ports (aka USB 3.0) and 3 USB 3.1 (Gen2) ports

I had to change the board, because I've had huge problems with this board. Couldn't overclock, when I do the temperature is measured wrong (even in BIOS!!!). It told me the CPU had somewhere between -5 and +10℃. Googling around I saw that other people had similar problems, mit this board or with the more expensive Zenith board (see here - and read the comments below the article!).
Another problem is about the fans, some suddenly go to 100% without reason and stay there until reboot. Some can be get back to normal by going into the ASUS fan utility, but there's one (no management in the utility) where reboot is necessary
Well at least it got changed, and now most things work.

Processor AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 1920X (PassMark 19389; the previous 4820k has 9724; the old Q9300 has 3464)
  • 12 cores, 14 nm
  • 3.7 to 4.0 GHz
  • 32 MB L3 Cache
  • Hyperthreading
  • 180 Watt max.

I got it for a really great price (the next generation 2920x was just about to get released) and this CPU is great, but it really really needs good cooling! The AiO water cooling was a good choice.
Without overclocking, the system stays below 65℃, even after 20 minutes of Pi stress test (prime95). This is really good. When I do overclock (to 3.9 GHz), the PI stress test is too tough, after almost 2 minutes, temperature is at 74℃ and still rising. This is no good. On the other hand, this is a stress test, specifically made to really push the CPU to its very limits. The "stress CPU" of CPU-Z pushes the temperature after 4 minutes to 72℃ with a very very slow rise (almost two minutes from 71℃ to 72℃).

Cooling System ARCTIC Liquid Freezer 360 (it's EOL, Version II is only for AM4 CPUs, talking about AMD platform)
  • Six very quiet fans
  • 320mm radiator
  • Water pump
Memory (16 GB) G.Skill RipJawsZ 16 GB Kit (F4-3000C15Q-16GRR)
  • DDR4
  • 3000 MHz
  • CL15
  • 4x 4GB
Graphics Card Asus Dual-GTX1060-6G
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Dual (928 MHz)
  • Max. 7680 x 4320 Pixels
  • 6 GB GDDR5 (8008 MHz)
  • DirectX 12
  • DVI, DisplayPort and HDMI
  • PCIe3 x16
Harddisks
Samsung 970 EVO (System, Boot Disk)
  • 512 GB
  • NVMe
  • M.2


For comparison: Intel SSD 520, 180 GB, SATA 6G



Samsung 970 EVO (Lightroom data)
  • 2 TB
  • NVMe
  • M.2

For comparison: 2 Velociraptor HDD 10k, SATA 6G in RAID 0

This if for new Lightroom Data (all photos done with my new Canon EOS 5Ds R.


1x Western Digital Gold 4 TB WD4002FYYZ
  • 4 TB
  • 128 MB Cache
  • 7200 rpm
  • 6G-SATA

Partitioned into two 2TB segments. One is for older Lightroom Data, the other for my "other" data (office files, music, videos)


For comparison: WD Green, 2 TB, 5400 rpm, 64 MB Cache


Optical Drive (the one from the previous PC, just now external) Asus BW-16D1HT
  • SL - 16x
  • DL - 12x
  • DVD- 16x
  • BDXL
Keyboard Microsoft Natural Ergnomic Keyboard 4000

Got that one first at work and liked it so much, I bought it for my PC at home, too.
I love the ergonomic design, but I have to warn you, they keys are pretty loud.

Mouse Logitech G403 (cable mouse)
Monitor
Since 2013-08: ASUS PA249
  • 24" AH-IPS display, 16:10
  • 4port USB3 hub
  • 1920x1200 pixels @ 60 Hz
  • Colours: so many :) (10bit)
  • Contrast: obscenely high :)
Since 2018-09 - Second Monitor (used to be a backup monitor mostly sitting in the basement): Samsung P2350
  • 23" display, 16:9
  • 1920x1080 pixels @ 60 Hz
Loudspeakers Logitech Z4 (2.1 system) - I believe they must be over 10 years old. From a time, when Logitech stood for highest quality...
Scanner Canon CanoScan 9950F
  • Resolution: 4800x9600 dpi, 48 Bit
  • Scans negatives and slides, too
  • USB 2.0, Firewire
Printer none!
Internet Connection Cable-TV/Internet
  • Downstream 120 Mbit/s (and I really get there most of the time)
  • Upstream 6 Mbit/s
Operating System Windows 10, 64bit, English

The best computer ever:

Commodore AMIGA - may it rest in peace
I was one of the first in Stuttgart to have an Amiga 1000, switched later to an Amiga 2000, which I kept for ages. Only switched to a PC, after seeing a friend play Command & Conquer :-)