March orders from computeruniverse # 3 and # 7 – unpacking and review of goods

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:

G.Skill Aegis 32GB DDR4 Kit 3000 (2x16GB) C16; 0.069kg; 117,56 €
Intel Core i5-9400F Coffee Lake Refresh boxed without graphic; 0.6kg; 134.45 €
Lavazza Espresso Perfetto; 1.04 kg; 17,75 €
Intel Core i3-8100 Coffee Lake Tray Sockel 1151-v2; 0.6kg; 98.24 €
Corsair SF600 passive Kühlung 600 Watt; 1,862kg; 88,99 €
Intel SSD 660P M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 QLC Retail Box 1TB; 0.12 kg; 93,19 €
G.Skill Aegis 16GB DDR4 16GIS 2666 CL19 (2x8GB); 0.068kg; 59,58 €
ASUS ROG STRIX B450-I GAMING; 1.21 kg; 126,04 €
BitFenix 24-Pin ATX Verlängerung 30cm sleeved blau / schwarz; 0.3kg; 10,43 €
BitFenix 6-Pin PCIe Verlängerung 45cm sleeved rot / schwarz; 0.04 kg; 4,87 €
Noctua NH-L9a-AM4 Low Profile CPU-Kühler 92mm; 0.7kg; € 35.51
Noctua NF-A12x15 PWM Lüfter 120mm; 0.29 kg; 17,64 €

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Video: First and second March joint orders with computeruniverse [2019] – unpacking and review of goods

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:

Optoma HD144X Full-HD; 3,834kg; 368,81 €;
ASUS PRIME B360M-C; 1kg; € 74.71
2 x Intel Core i3-8100 “Coffee Lake” Tray Sockel 1151-v2; 0.6kg; 98.24 €
Toshiba X300 HDWF180EZSTA 8TB; 1kg; 180,59 €
Seasonic PRIME FOCUS Modular (80 + Platinum) 650 Watt; 2,825kg; 88,15 €

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Review: ASUS PRIME B360M-C [90MB0W80-M0EAYM]

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.

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The sixth February joint order from computeruniverse.ru [2019] – unpacking and review of goods

The sixth February joint order with computeruniverse.ru was issued on February 27, 2019, and shipped only in a week due to the lack at the warehouse of one of the goods. The package reached our post office in 10 days. Two expensive items were added to the order: mini-ITX gaming motherboard from MSI and KFA2 GeForce GTX 1060 video card, as well as G.Skill low cost memory and Manfrotto mini tripod. Four participants in a joint order paid for delivery from 4 to 9 euros. The total cost of shipping with computeruniverse was 36.97 euros, of which € 10.39 compensated for our project of computeruniverse joint purchases.

Manfrotto Pixi Evo Mini-Stativ 2 Segmente schwarz; 0,1kg; 32,76 €
G.Skill Aegis 16GB DDR4 16GISB K2 3000 C16; 0,07kg; 63,02 €
KFA2 GeForce GTX 1060 OC 6GB; 0,866kg; 184,03 €
MSI MPG Z390I GAMING EDGE AC; 1,6kg; 124,29 €

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Review: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK [7C02-002R]

The MSI B450 TOMAHAWK with format ATX came to replace the very successful MSI B350 TOMAHAWK motherboard. MSI B450 TOMAHAWK has a lot of advantages compared to the previous model: it allows to install second-generation AMD Ryzen processors out of the box without updating the BIOS, has larger radiators for more reliable operation of key components.

Other advantages include support for faster RAM, the rejection of two PCI slots with the addition of one PCIe x1, an increase in the number of SATA interfaces, the rejection of D-Sub, the addition of two USB 3.1 Gen 2 and “BIOS FLASHBACK +” button for a simple firmware update in the future.

ATX format PCB (305 x 244 mm) in black with a pleasant and unobtrusive design in the style of “military”, the cooling system radiators are also made in a strict style formed the basis of the motherboard. The LED backlight complements the picture in the form of eight LEDs on the right side of the circuit board and two pads for LED strips.

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Video: Fourth December order from computeruniverse (Unpacking)

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 €;

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Review: Gaming motherboard ASUS STRIX X370-F Gaming [90MB0UI0-M0EAY0]

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.

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Review: Motherboard MSI Z370-A PRO

Motherboard MSI Z370-A PRO [7B48-001R] allow to use Intel 8th generation processors (Coffee Lake series). The boards have a larger number of PCI-e slots for connecting and using several video cards simultaneously, so with its rather low price, it is ideal for mining. Optimized power and advanced BIOS settings ensure a stable system for long cryptocurrency generation sessions with maximum efficiency.

It has Military Class 5 and Guard-Pro components, as well as reinforced openings for mounting the motherboard and one reinforced PCI-E slot. It has an impressive radiator’s size, stylish and professional look.

Intel 300 series motherboards do not have backward compatibility with 7th generation processors, so the owner of such processors would rather have to do a full upgrade of the system, including the purchase of a new processor.

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Video: Third december joint order from computeruniverse – unpacking goods (2019)

The third December joint order for computeruniverse was issued on December 21. Like almost all other purchases made in the second half of December, it was already sent by computeruniverse on January 10. Most likely this is due both to the fact that the store itself did not work at full, and to the fact that many suppliers were switched to the “holiday mode”. In January, the parcels have already begun to reach the rhythm that is familiar to our joint purchases, and this order is no exception – the journey took only 9 days. Purchase, despite the new limit for Russia of 500 euros, turned out quite diverse. In addition to the two power supplies from the well-known manufacturers SilverStone and Seasonic, to the order were added the Patriot RAM, very low-cost SSDs from HP and ADATA for 120 and 240 gigabytes. In the order was also included an MSI motherboard with support for 8th generation Intel processors (Coffee Lake series) and an adapter plate for SFX-ATX power supplies.

List of goods from third december joint order from computeruniverse:

MSI Z370-A PRO; 1,35kg; 91,51 € Patriot Viper 4 16GB XMP 2.0 K2 3200 CL16; 0,153kg; 114,20 €;
ADATA Ultimate SU650 SSD 240GB; 0,45kg; 27,65 €;
SilverStone SFX SST-SX500-LG V2 500 Watt; 1,92kg; 73,87 €
Seasonic Platinum Series Fanless 400FL2 400 Watt, aktives PFC, 24/20pin, 4/8pin ATX12V, 6/8pin PCIe, 5x SATA, 5x PATA, 2x FDD, 20A (+3.3V), 20A (+5V), 33A (+12V), 0.5A (-12V), 2.5A (+5Vsb), 90% Effizienz, 80 PLUS Gold; 3kg; 91,51 €
SilverStone SST-PP08 Netzteiladapterblende für SFX auf ATX schwarz; 0,068kg; 8,31 €; HP M700 SSD SATA3 2.5 120GB; 0,084kg; 20,08 €

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Second december order from computeruniverse (2018)

The purchase is quite heavy – 9.3 kg due two 3 kg power supplies from Seasonic added into it, as well as the weight of the motherboard from the ASRock Z390. In order, there were powerful and quiet fans from Noctua, SSD from Samsung 970 series and memory kit with a backlit Corsair Vengeance RGB 16GB DDR4 Kit 3000.

List of products from the Second december purchase on online shop computeruniverse.net. We look at what’s inside the packages!

ASRock Z390 Extreme 4 ; 2,04kg; 146,13 €;
Corsair Vengeance RGB 16GB DDR4 Kit 3000 CL15 (2x8GB); 0,156kg; 120,08 €;
Samsung SSD 970 Evo M.2 250GB; 0,08kg; 60,50 €;
2 x Seasonic M12II Evo 620 Watt; 3kg; 57,06 €;
2 x Noctua NF-P12 redux-1300 PWM 120mm; 0,239kg; 13,44 €;

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