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Skylake and X100 / Z170 with DDR4

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Maybe the ASRock Fatality Z170 Gaming/ITX?



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Skylake builds are starting to pop up on youtube. I like this one using the i7 6700k, a GTX 980 Ti, and the Intel 750 Series SSD. He got a geekbench 3 of 19999 and the SSD got a read/write of 2.3GBs/1.0GB/s. Quite nice.
I'm looking for a less power hungry graphics card though, the GTX 980 Ti is not very green at all... not sure if I need all that power for charts.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_AVcgo7qBs

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Skylake builds are starting to pop up on youtube. I like this one using the i7 6700k, a GTX 980 Ti, and the Intel 750 Series SSD. He got a geekbench 3 of 19999 and the SSD got a read/write of 2.3GBs/1.0GB/s. Quite nice.
I'm looking for a less power hungry graphics card though, the GTX 980 Ti is not very green at all... not sure if I need all that power for charts.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_AVcgo7qBs

Power for charts is definitely not a concern, but driving multiple 4K monitors is (for me). None of the ITX boards have better than DisplayPort 1.2, so there is no MST capability for multiple 4K monitors.

That means I'll be forced to get a discrete GPU anyway. Playing games is not a priority, I prefer my PS4 for that.

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ncase M1 mini-itx

https://www.ncases.com/

ASRock Z170 Gaming-ITX/ac board

ASRock Z170 Gaming-ITX/ac LGA 1151 Intel Z170 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 USB 3.0 Mini ITX Intel Motherboard - Newegg.com

Intel i7-6700k chip

Intel Core i7-6700K 8M Skylake Quad-Core 4.0 GHz LGA 1151 95W BX80662I76700K Desktop Processor Intel® HD Graphics 530 - Newegg.com

32gb memory

G.SKILL TridentZ Series 32GB (2 x 16GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3000 (PC4 24000) Intel Z170 Platform Desktop Memory Model F4-3000C15D-32GTZ - Newegg.com

512gb Samsung 950 Pro M.2

SAMSUNG 950 PRO M.2 512GB PCI-Express 3.0 x4 Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MZ-V5P512BW - Newegg.com

Need some more time to make a decision on the cooler and GPU.

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Forgot the R9 Nano was out, that's the clear GPU choice for me. 3xDisplayPort 1.2, good enough for triple 4K monitors @ 60hz.

SAPPHIRE Radeon R9 Nano 100400SR 4GB 4096-Bit HBM PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Newegg.com

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PSU thinking

SILVERSTONE SX500-LG 500W SFX-L 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Full Modular Active PFC Power Supply - Newegg.com

I've asked some people at [H] to check my build for any problems, I might be able to squeeze it on a container that is inbound if I can really hurry.

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HSF went with

Noctua NH-C14 140mm x 2 SSO CPU Cooler - Newegg.com

So I've now ordered the above parts, except for the 950 Pro M.2 which isn't shipping yet. It'll arrive on my friends commercial container, I'll have to import the Samsung 950 by air freight when it gets released (Dec 1 apparently).

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Which 40" 4K monitors are you going to use? Thanks!

I like the video card suggestion. Max 175W is very good for the graphics performance.

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Here is a mini-ITX mainboard comparison spreadsheet:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1saNUPX6ycN20R1Yu_lNDPpowTfVwmrQiwHYVNAoZenw/edit#gid=0

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4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
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Which 40" 4K monitors are you going to use? Thanks!

Unknown at this time. All I know is the Samsung 40" 4K curved that I bought is a great display, but not a good monitor. I need DisplayPort. This display for example doesn't power down automatically, or power on automatically. I have to use the remote every time. Not the end of the world if you are using just one of them, but for more than one a real problem.

I haven't researched this again after my Samsung purchase, I will get into it next year and see what new models are released.

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

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