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:
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.