5 Replies Latest reply on Jan 14, 2015 7:22 AM by mark_goldstein

    New Haswell-E PC for Lightroom/Photoshop

    mark_goldstein Level 1



      I'm investing in a new desktop PC for Lightroom/Photoshop use that will hopefully last the next 3/4 years.


      Here's my final build (courtesy of Chillblast).


      Fractal Design Define R5 Low Noise Case - Black Pearl 
      Intel Core i7 5820K Haswell-E 6-Cored 3.60GHz Processor (Overclocked up to 4.2 GHz) 
      Corsair Hydro Series H100i Extreme Performance Liquid CPU Cooler 
      Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Paste 
      Asus X99-S Intel X99 Motherboard 
      32GB Corsair/Crucial DDR4 2133MHz Memory (4 x 8GB sticks) 
      Chillblast NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4GB Graphics Card 
      500GB Samsung 840 EVO Solid State Drive 
      3000GB 7200rpm Hard Disk - 6Gbps 
      3000GB 7200rpm Hard Disk - 6Gbps 
      RAID 0 Configuration - Choose 2 identical hard disks above 
      250GB Samsung 840 EVO Solid State Drive 
      Blu-Ray ReWriter 
      Corsair RM 750 Modular 750W GOLD Certified PSU 
      Onboard High Definition Audio 
      Akasa AK-ICR-14 17 in 1 3.5" Internal USB 3.0 Card Reader 
      Windows 8.1 64 bit


      All opinions gratefully received!