Building the Ultimate TSSDR Z490 Test Bench – We achieved Top 1% of the Passmark/3DMark Communities!

CORSAIR DOMINATOR PLATINUM RGB DDR4-3200 32GB RAM

Corsair Memory is yet another example of a great product we have remained loyal to for years. It is flat out reliable. It’s build is beyond reproach and its LEDs look amazing. Our white Dominator Platinum memory has the heat spreader embedded directly into the PCB for more efficient cooling with their patented DHX cooling system.

This memory is Intel XMP certified and our ASRock Z490 Taichi motherboard is simply a click in the UEFI in order to push this memory to where it performs best. It was a simple XMP 2.0 profile selection to get us running at 3200:

This memory did just amazing in typical benchmarks to include PassMark and AIDA ^$ as shown here:


Checking Amazon, the Corsair Dominator Platinum RGB 32GB DDR4-3200 is priced at $265.99 which is a great price considering what we have seen historically for memory of the same calibre.

CORSAIR RM850X WHITE SERIES POWER SUPPLY

We have been using the RM850x for some time and have a few on hand; this has been re-purposed from another PC actually…which says much about its quality. This is a white PSU and it comes with white cabling which is a massive plus when building a premium system such as this. better yet, this is another product where the fan doesn’t turn unless it has to.


Checking Amazon, we can find the RM850x priced at $239 and we don’t rely on Amazon reviews much but this item has over 7000 reviews with a solid 5/5 rating.

CORSAIR K70 RGB MK.2 SE WHITE GAMING KEYBOARD

The build of this Special edition Corsair K70 is absolutely amazing. All keys are white set into an aircraft grade silver anodized brushed aluminum base with a grey wrist rest and RGB liCUE lighting as a backdrop. This keyboard has RAPIDFIRE advantage CHERRY MX Speed mechanical keys that actuate at 1.2mm.

The K70 features include USB passthrough, media controls, 8MB profile storage with hardware macro, and the RGB backlighting can be customized with unlimited colour combinations through Corsair iCUE software. Checking Amazon, we can find the K70 at $179.99.

CORSAIR M65 RGB ELITE FPS GAMING MOUSE

The M65 is just about the best you can get in a gaming mouse as it sits in this price range. The M65 has a 18,000 DPI Optical Sensor adjustable in 1 DPI resolution steps, sniper button, tunable weights, and it has eight fully programable buttons. Its frame is anodized aluminum and the Omron switches will ensure this lasts a lifetime.


Checking Amazon, we can find the Corsair M65 RGB Elite Gaming Mouse for $69.99.

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