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My silent gaming rig.
Used to own a 4790k and have completely rebuilt for the 8700k.
Future upgrade plans are full custom loop and 4k monitor.
The GPU is actually an EVGA founders edition with the hybrid mod. I leave the fan on a silent profile which still manages to keep the GPU at max of 57c without any thermal throttling of clock speed.
CPU is at 5.0ghz on 1.34v but temps are fine with the kraken x62 and thermal grizzly paste. Also now delidded so temps are no issue at all. Cache 4.8ghz, Ram 3400mhz cas 15.
Cinebench multi-thread score: 1665, single core score 221.
Realbench results: Image Editing 247,420 Time:21.5342 Encoding 164,366 Time:32.4154 OpenCL 125,255 KSamples/sec: 23100 Heavy Multitasking 176,204 Time:43.3132 System Score 178,311
Anyone who currently own a 4790k and a 1080ti playing at 1440p or above you will not see much benefit with an 8700k. At 1080p there will be much more significant gains in fps.
Edit: I have since delidded and changed top 2 fans as intake. This supplies the gpu with fresh air instead of choking the radiator fan by being an exhaust right next to it. This helped lower temps a lot which means I can keep everything on very low rpms which means it's also very quiet. The aorus board has a lot of temperature sensors which meant I could make sure having only the gpu as exhaust I wasn't creating and hot spots in the case. To control the gpu radiator fan the aorus board comes with a wired temperature sensor which I placed behind the gpu radiator inside the case then set a custom fan profile in the bios for that sensor to control the fan speed.