The third April order for computeruniverse.net was issued on April 9th and sent by the store with the German Post Office on the 16th of April. The package reached our center of joint orders in just 10 days. In the order were added: the graphics card of the middle class GTX1060 from Asus, AMD Ryzen 5 processor, mni-ITX case for assembling a compact gaming system, a USB flash drive for Hama with the ability of connection to a Android smartphone with mini USB intarface.
List of products from the third purchase on computeruniverse.net:
ASUS ROG STRIX B450-I GAMING [90MB0Z50-M0EAY0] is a mini-ITX gaming motherboard with AMD B450 chipset, AMD AM4 processor socket, DDR4-3600 memory support, with synchronized Aura backlight and modern interfaces (Wi-Fi 802.11ac, SATA 6 Gb / s, HDMI 2.0, M.2, USB 3.1 Gen2).
ASUS ROG STRIX B450-I is a stable power for all Ryzen processor cores, perfect cooling, a large number of interfaces for connecting any peripherals – the ROG Strix B450-I Gaming motherboard has everything you need to build a low-end configuration and a powerful system for the game in the big leagues!
In terms of performance, it is an almost exact copy of the Asus ROG Strix X470-I Gaming motherboard, with the only difference being that they are based on different chipsets.
Based on the compact ASUS ROG STRIX B450-I GAMING, it is possible to assemble a powerful gaming system using a single video card, 32 GB of RAM and an 8-core Ryzen processor, which, perhaps, will not be inferior to the system created on a full-size ATX board. Despite its size, the board belongs to the overclocker class and if there is good cooling in the case (the manufacturer has taken care of the appropriate connectors), the RAM can be overclocked to sufficiently high values.
March orders were very saturated and featured a variety of goods. The packages included BitFenix cable extenders, two Noctua coolers, a game graphics card from the Asus ROG Strix series, low-cost memory cards from G.Skill Aegis series, Intel’s SSD form factor M.2, a Corsair power supply for compact cases, low-end Core processors i5-9400F and Core i3-8100 and a pack of coffee from Lavazza!
The third March order was collected by the store in three days, and it reached our post office in 14 days due to entering the sorting center “Stolibische”. Goods totaling 1.7 kilograms, worth 403 € and shipping costs 36.65 €, three members of purchase. The seventh March order also went through the “Stolbische” and was in transit for 14 days. The weight of the order was almost 5 kilograms, the total cost of goods is 455 €, the cost of delivery is 38.40 €. The entire order was bought by one participant.
List of goods of the two March joint purchases from computeruniverse.net:
The first March computeruniverse’s order was issued on March 3, and the 6th has already been sent via DHL. The package was received at our center after 11 days. The order consisted of an expensively priced and heavy-weight Optoma HD144X Full-HD projector and an inexpensive business model of ASUS PRIME B360M-C motherboard.
The second March joint purchase was paid on March 6, sent by the store on March 11 and postal delivery to Russia took 9 days. Two Intel i3 processors of the OEM version were added to the order. There are also a boxed version of the hard disk from Toshiba 8 TB and the Seasonic PRIME FOCUS series power supply which are very popular in our orders.
List of products of the first and second March joint purchase form computeruniverse.net shop:
The ASUS PRIME B360M-C [90MB0W80-M0EAYM] is a Micro-ATX B360 business line motherboard with enhanced security, reliability and manageability. Supports ASUS exclusive BIOS self-healing technology to automatically restore the system’s BIOS from a proven backup. It has an innovative moisture-resistant coating to protect the motherboard from aggressive environments.
The motherboard is designed to work in enterprises where gaming opportunities go to the last plan, and in the first place are the functions of monitoring the system, the ability to quickly diagnostic and problems and faults solution. The manufacturer stated that the motherboard is tested and designed to work in 24/7 mode.
Among the main advantages of the board are: LPC connector support for quick troubleshooting, the ASUS Self-recovering BIOS system, moisture protection, compliance with various safety certificates and additional reliability checks. ASUS PRIME B360M-C has the support of interfaces COM, LPT and PCI, which are still using by professional software and hardware developers.
The order made in computeruniverse.net on February 22, was sent by the store on February 28 and reached our center of joint purchases in just 9 days. Four items with a total cost of 450 euros were added to the purchase: a video card from ASUS with a GeForce GTX1060 graphics processor, a popular Samsung 250 Gb SSD, a budget memory from G.Skill, and a well-proven be quiet! Cooler. The cost of delivery was € 37.47, of which the participants paid € 21.6, the remaining amount was compensated by our cubonus.ru project.
ASUS GeForce GTX1060 STRIX-GTX1060-O6G-GAMING OC 6GB 286,55 €
G.Skill Aegis 16GB DDR4 16GIS 2666 CL19 (2x8GB); 0,068kg; 70,50 €
Samsung SSD 970 Evo Plus M.2 NVMe Retail-Version 250GB; 0,6kg; 69,57 €
be quiet! Pure Rock Slim CPU-Kühler 92mm; 0,58kg; 20,08 €
The prices on the Russian site may be differ from computeruniverse.net for European buyers.
The ASUS GeForce GTX 1060 STRIX video card is built on the basis of the latest Pascal architecture, combining the modern power of the 16-nm FinFET process technology, an efficient DirectCU III cooling system and an attractive price.
The model ASUS GeForce GTX 1060 Strix was also good for its backplate on the reverse side, which protects the video card from deflection and damage to the elements. In the production of the video card, only high-quality elements were used that comply with the Super Alloy Power II technology, which guarantee stable operation at high loads and have an increased life time.
The video card is equipped with a proprietary cooling system DirectCU with index III, which promises increased efficiency through the use of fans with an upgraded impeller.
The main advantages of the video card:
+ Great appearance;
+ High factory overclocking;
+ Productive cooling system;
+ Printed circuit board of the older model and reliable component base;
+ Extended functionality (backlighting, connecting additional case fans, support for ASUS GPU Tweak II).
Disadvantages of the video card: Typical overclocking potential, large length, small gaps between the heat pipes.
Despite the low price of goods as a result, 8 pcs of goods and 5 different kindds of items were added to the order: the ASUS STRIX X370-F Gaming gaming motherboard, the inexpensive gamer memory kit from Micron (Crucial) and the same inexpensive memory kits from the little-known manufacturer Team Group. Very popular SSD from the company Intenso were again this time in the order – as many as two 256 GB drives for a ridiculous price – 27 euros.
Like many orders at the end of December, the fourth December joint purchase was made last year, and sent by computeruniverse only on January 9, when the employees of the computeruniverse store began to work in full force. But the package arrived from Germany very quickly – in just 9 days.
Fourth December order from computeruniverse. What’s inside the parcel:
ASUS STRIX X370-F Gaming [90MB0UI0-M0EAY0]; 112,52 €; 1,567kg
B-Ware Intel SSD 760p M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 3D2 TLC 90733992-82251; 0,042kg; 49,50 €
Ballistix Sport LT Weiß 8GB DDR4 Kit 2400 (2x4GB) BLS2C4G4D240FSB; 0,111kg; 46,13 €
2 x Intenso TOP SSD 256GB; 0,078kg; 26,81 €
3 x Team Elite 8GB DDR4 2400 C16; 0,04kg; 38,57 €;
The prices on the Russian site may be differ from computeruniverse.net for European buyers.
The ASUS STRIX X370-F Gaming board is based on the AMD X370 chipset and has a fairly rich functionality and overclocking capabilities, so it is equally suitable for overclockers and gamers. Among the main features of the motherboard: supportinf modern connectors and interfaces, high-quality sound and network controllers, as well as advanced lighting ASUS Aura, a set of Extreme Tweaker features for overclocking.
The item has a very stylish appearance – the black board with a proprietary pattern on the front side looks reserved and strict, has the characteristic chopped forms of cooling radiators with notches, like it was hited by a japanese sword.
Two aluminum radiators are responsible for cooling the processor’s power supply system; contact with the elements made through thermal pads.
The motherboard is made in the ATX form factor, so it is very suitable computer enthusiast: the model has four DIMM DDR4 slots in which up to 64 GB of memory can be installed; two connectors for connecting LED strips; three PCI-E x16 slots (the first two of which have a reinforced metallized case); three PCI-E x1 slots; eight SATA 6 Gb / s connectors. It has support for NVIDIA 2-Way SLI and AMD 3-Way CrossFireX, which is important for present-day gamers. All this is complemented by proprietary mounting holes for 3D add-ons that can be printed on a 3D printer.
Fans of high-quality sound will also be satisfied with the motherboard – the audio processor is based on the 7.1-channel codec SupremeFX S1220A, and high-quality Japanese Nichicon capacitors also involved in it.
The manufacturer made this board with care of overlockers – the special settings Extreme Tweaker in BIOS give the possibility to have some experiments with overclocking components and fine-tuning the system performance.