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    Scan 3XS X99 Nanu Carbon

    A small-form-factor PC geared for 4K gaming.
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    Re: Scan 3XS X99 Nanu Carbon

    Did you see any effects from thermal throttling on the SM951?

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    Re: Scan 3XS X99 Nanu Carbon

    The problem with this is an X97 system with a 4790K in it is more than enough for 4K gaming. The X99 simply has no desktop usage scenario, no game now or in the next decade will require 6 cores/12 threads.

    You would save on motherboard, CPU, and RAM. This is just overkill for overkill's sake

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    Re: Scan 3XS X99 Nanu Carbon

    Sorry but the fact is if you want comfortable 4K gaming, with room for next years games, you still need a 2 card set up, and that includes a Ti or Titan.

    One 980Ti isn't enough, my 970SLI is about 20-30% faster than a single 980Ti, and they can struggle at 4K without lowering settings, or in the most recent demanding release, The Witcher 3, is only capable of running the game at a capped 30fps with GPU usage at a constant 90%.

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    Re: Scan 3XS X99 Nanu Carbon

    What settings do you use though ? Do you use AA ? Because AA is pretty redundant at 4K. In any case I would rather have lower settings and 60FPS over higher settings and a 30FPS cap

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