(Work In Progress) DSM2's X299 Workstation Build



DSM2

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Motherboard
X299 Sage/10G
CPU
7960X @4.8 GHz
Graphics
Vega Frontier
OS X/macOS
10.14.4 (Beta)
Bootloader
Clover (UEFI)
Mac
iMac Pro, Mac Pro, MacBook Pro
Mobile Phone
Android
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(Work In Progress) DSM2's X299 Workstation Build

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Hardware Overview


Case: Thermaltake View 91 TG
Case
Mainboard: Asus WS X299 Sage 10/G
Mainboard
CPU : Intel i9 7960X @4.8 GHz
CPU
RAM: 128 GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 3200 MHz RAM
Corsair RAM
GPU: AMD Vega Frontier Liquid Edition
GPU
Gigabyte Titan Ridge Thunderbolt Card
Thunderbolt Card
Bluetooth/WiFi : Broadcom BCM943602CS
Native Wifi/Bluetooth
DSP Card: UAD 2 OCTO
UAD 2 Octo
PSU: Corsair HX1200
PSU

Cooling
CPU Block XSPC RayStorm Pro White
CPU Block
Bykski AMD Vega Frontier Liquid Edition GPU Block
GPU Block
EKWB Vega Backplate
Backplate
1x 420mm EKWB EK-CoolStream CE series - Front
420mm
1x 480mm EKWB EK-CoolStream XE series - Top
480mm
6x 140mm Noiseblocker B14-PS
B14-PS
5x 120mm Noiseblocker B12-PS
B12-PS
Monsoon Custom Reservoir with D5 Housing
Monsoon
Aqua Computer D5 Pump
D5
16/12mm Barrow Fittings in white
Fittings
Thermaltake Temp Sensor
Sensor

Storage
Samsung 970 EVO 1 TB
1 TB Drive
Samsung 950 Pro 512 GB
512 GB Drive



BIOS Configuration

AI Tweaker/
ASUS MultiCore Enhancement: Auto
AVX Instruction Core Ratio Negative Offset: 3
AVX-512 Instruction Core Ratio Negative Offset: 4
CPU Core Ratio: Sync All Cores
CPU SVID Support: Disabled (If you Overclock)

Advanced/CPU Configuration/
Hyper Threading [ALL]: Enabled
MSR Lock Control Disabled

Advanced/CPU Configuration/CPU Power Management Configuration/
Enhanced Intel Speed Step Technology (EIST):Enabled
Autonomous Core C-States: Enabled
Enhanced Halt State (C1E):Enabled
CPU C6 report: Enabled
Package C-State: C6(non retention) state
Intel SpeedShift Technology:Enabled
MFC Mode Override: OS Native

Advanced/Platform Misc Configuration/
PCI Express Native Power Management: Disabled
PCH DMI ASPM: Disabled
ASPM: Disabled
DMI Link ASPM Control: Disabled
PEG - ASMP: Disabled

Advanced/System Agent Configuration/
Intel VT for Directed I/O (VT-d): Enabled

Boot/
Fast Boot: Disabled
Above 4G Decoding: On (only necessary if you use a GPU with more then 8GB of VRAM)
First VGA 4G Decode: Above 4G (only necessary if you use a GPU with more then 8GB of VRAM)
Set your Boot Option Priorities
Boot/Compatibility Support Module/
Launch CSM: Disabled
Secure Boot/OS Type: Other OS

With F10 you can save the BIOS settings.










Since its a lot of stuff that have to be written and also have to be updated from time to time,
the thread will grow over time.
More Details coming soon...


Cheers,
DSM2