- 30 months ago
Monthes ago, I compiled a parts list for myself. Pretty much my very first list. I dubbed it "Atlas" and it would be my own personal PC.
https://pcpartpicker.com/list/TcJx2R This is what I came up with. I didn't have a real job at the time, so it would all be based on the money I saved. I had an old APU build a while back but that was a prebuilt. Anyhow, that was the first PC I was going to make.
Then I found out how much grant money I would get from Financial aid, and how that money could help me build a PC that would be great for content creation, primarily 3D modeling. So, I made this. Before Ryzen, mind you. Monthes before Ryzen, actually.
Then... Ryzen came out. So, I re-arranged my build to this. Now, this had to be it. I wouldn't need Threadripper. 16 cores and 32 threads sounds great, but that's probably 2000$... So.... The 1950x came out. 1000$, and had the gaming performance of Ryzen 7 all while crushing and rendering workloads. So, I made the list centered around Threadripper... but I couldn't just stop there, could I? I had to go crazy...
This parts list is the latest version of Atlas... I just can't stop. I've never even considering a full custom water loop until now! I think I need help...
How many of you guys have had situations like this? Where you just couldn't stop?