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 MPG Z390I GAMING EDGE AC [7C04-001R]

MSI MPG Z390I GAMING EDGE AC [7C04-001R] is a small (Mini-ITX, 17 × 17 cm) and at the same time quite nice MPG Z390I Gaming Edge AC board on the Z390 chipset, which belongs to the overclocking class. In addition to the “gentleman’s set” of a PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot, a pair of DDR4 DIMM connectors (with support for DDR4-4600 modules) and four SATA 6 Gb / s ports, two M.2 Key M slots are wired on the PCB connectors, Realtek ALC892 controllers (8-channel audio) and RTL8111H (10/100/1000 Mbps network). The MPG Z390I Gaming Edge AC chipset cooler is located under the slot for one of the two M.2 drives, which is cooled by a heatsink. The second connector M.2 Key M 32 Gbit / s is soldered on the back of the PCB.

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The third and fourth February orders from computeruniverse.net (2019)

The third February order was made on computeruniverse on 02/15/2019, and shipped only on February 22. In our joint purchasing center, it was received after 11 days. The parcels reached the participants from Russia in 5-8 days. Total, from the moment of payment of the order to the receipt of goods by participants no more than a month passed. Four participants in the purchase ordered seven products for a total of 395 euros and with a delivery fee of € 36.49 (participants paid € 23.50 for the delivery, the remaining € 13 was compensated by our project). The order included a rather diverse range of products: AMD Ryzen 4 processor and MSI motherboard for this stone, Samsung SATA SSD for 250 Gb, WD Blue Desktop hard drive for 1Tb series, spacious USB flash drive from German manufacturer Hama and proprietary wireless charging for Samsung smartphones.

The fourth joint February order was not so various and included only two products: Samsung’s no longer budget SSD with M.2 specification for 500Gb and the gaming graphics card Sapphire Radeon Pulse RX VEGA 56 8GB for three hundred euros. The order was placed on February 20 and shipped within two days. As a result, both orders were received at our joint purchasing center at the same time.

List of the goods from computerunivse’s february orders:

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Boxed inkl. AMD Wraith Stealth CPU-Kühler; 0,6kg; 134,36 €; +
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK; 1,6kg; 90,67 €;
Samsung SSD 860 EVO SATA3 250GB; 0,12kg; 49,54 €;
WD Blue Desktop WD10EZEX 1TB; 0,475kg; 34,37 €; +
Hama FlashPen Laeta USB3.0 256GB braun; 0,02kg; 28,57 €;
Samsung EP-N6100 Induktive Dual-Ladestation schwarz; 1kg; 48,63 €
Samsung SSD 970 Evo M.2 500GB; 0,3kg; 100,83 €;
Sapphire Radeon Pulse RX VEGA 56 8GB; 1,32kg; 307,01 €

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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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Second January joint order 2019 from computeruniverse – unpacking and reviewing

The purchase was made by us on January 8, and collected and sent by the store computeruniverse very fast – in three days. We recieved the parcel already in 10 days (From Germany, Friedberg to Russia, Vladimir Region). Total, from the moment of payment until we received the parcel 13 days passed. Three people from three different cities took part in this order. The order list this time was not been with a variety of goods and consisted of two low-end processors from Intel, a gaming “almost-top” MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON motherboard and a good of memory units from G.Skill, created for AMD Ryzen 7 systems.

List of products of the second January joint purchase from computeruniverse 2019:

Intel Pentium G4560 2 core (Dual Core) CPU with 3.50 GHz, Yes; 62,94 €; 0.275kg;
Intel Core i3-8100 Coffee Lake Tray Sockel 1151-v2; 0.383kg; 99,92 €
G.Skill FlareX Black 16GB DDR4 Kit 3200 CL14 (2x 8GB Module); 0.13 kg; 167,98 €
MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON; 1.84kg; € 157.90

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Review: MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Pro Carbon motherboard [7B17-012R]

The MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Pro Carbon motherboard  [7B17-012R] belongs to the MSI Performance GAMING series, is not far from the top solutions: with this motherboard you can build a powerful PC that can handle both modern games or serious work, such as video processing and 3D graphics.

It has a strict stylish design: the motherboard textolite is painted black, but some of the heatsinks are in contrasting white. The bends of the device resemble sports car bodies.

The motherboard has a powerful Intel Z390 chipset, focused primarily on Intel 9th ​​generation processors with great overclocking support.

The board is equipped with a large number of modern interfaces and expansion slots, some of them: 3 x PCI 3.0 Sli, Cross; 3x USB 3.1 Gen2; 6 x SATA, 2 slots for fast SSD of M.2 format. You can install 4 x DDR4 memory units up to 64 GB with a maximum speed of up to 4400 MHz. Memory slots are additionally shielded.

We should also note the sound based on Realtek ALC1220P-VB2. Microphone noises, echo, and other artifacts that interfere with normal communication – all this does not threaten the owners of the motherboard from MSI.

Another argument in favor of buying MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Pro Carbon for gamers is supporting of the MYSTIC LIGHT synchronized backlight system, all devices compatible with the MYSTIC LIGHT will glow in the same color.

MSI managed to create not only a functional, but also the most reliable motherboard. MSI STEEL ARMOR technology protects the slots for video cards and RAM from interference, deformation and high voltage. Overcurrent protection is achieved through enhanced soldering and earthing points on the RAMe and PCIe 3.0 x16 slots. In the production of the motherboard used solid-state Japanese capacitors SOLID CAP with a service life of up to 10 years and Titanium Choke chokes, which allow the device to work on high temperatures better than conventional components.

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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.

You can buy MSI Z370-A PRO [7B48-001R] for the price 110,90 €. Don’t forget to use discount coupon FWNNROU (How to use it?).

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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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