i9-7960x Linux/VFIO Workstation

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i9-7960x Linux/VFIO Workstation

VFIO workstation and gaming build. Usage is running multiple VMs, and a gaming VM.
This monster is not budget friendly.
Host OS is Fedora 29 running on the 960 Pro nvme and RX570 (go AMD opensource drivers!). Windows 10 VM with passed through 1080ti and PCIe USB card. 960 Evo nvme, 660p nvme* and 850 Evo.
I guess this could be a super streaming build, but *effort*.
The i9-7960 is running with a slight overclock to 4.3GHz, that CPU is so warm it is not even funny.

*Intel 660p does not play nice with passthrough.
Color(s): Black
RGB Lighting? Yes
Cooling: Custom Liquid Cooling
Theme: none
Size: ATX
Type: General Build

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Hardware

CPU
$ 674.99
Intel - Core i9 7960X
Socket: LGA 2066
Cores: 16
Motherboard
$ 279.95
ASRock - Taichi XE
Chipset: X299
CPU Socket: LGA 2066
Size: ATX
Memory
$ 189.99
G.Skill - Trident Z (3200MHz) (Black/RGB)
Type: DDR4
Capacity: 64 GB
Graphics
MSI - Sea Hawk
Chip Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip: GTX 1080 Ti
Interface: PCIe x16
Graphics
$ 399.95
SAPPHIRE - Pulse
Chip Manufacturer: AMD
Chip: RX 570
Storage
$ 214.99
Intel - 660p
Form Factor: M.2
Interface: M.2 (M)
Capacity: 2 TB
Storage
Samsung - 850 EVO
Form Factor: 2.5 Inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 1 TB
Storage
$ 549.99
Samsung - 960 EVO
Form Factor: M.2
Interface: M.2 (M)
Capacity: 500 GB
Storage
$ 219.99
Samsung - 960 PRO
Form Factor: M.2
Interface: M.2 (M)
Capacity: 512 GB
PSU
$ 389.90
Corsair - HX1000i
Wattage: 1000
Form Factor: ATX
Efficiency: 80+ Platinum
Case
$ 181.47
Lian Li - O11 Dynamic
Type: Mid-Tower
Side Panel: Tempered Glass
Cooling
$ 79.99
EKWB - CoolStream PE
Type: Custom Loop
Size (WxHxD): 240 mm (2 x 120 mm)
Cooling
$ 116.99
EKWB - CoolStream PE
Type: Custom Loop
Size (WxHxD): 360 mm (3 x 120 mm)
Cooling
Cooling
$ 219.00
Accessories
$ 34.99
Monitor
$ 2,190.00
ASUS - ROG Swift (PG27VQ)
Size: 27 Inch
Panel: TN
Refresh Rate: 144 Hz
Monitor
$ 899.00
BenQ - GW2765HT
Size: 27 Inch
Panel: IPS
Refresh Rate: 144 Hz
Monitor
$ 999.77
Dell - U3417W
Size: 34 Inch
Panel: IPS
Refresh Rate: 60 Hz
Keyboard
$ 79.99
Cooler Master - MasterKeys Pro L RGB
Interface: Wired
Key Switch Type: Cherry MX Red
Type: Full Size
Keyboard
$ 265.51
Corsair - Vengeance K90
Interface: Wired
Key Switch Type: Cherry MX Red
Type: Full Size
Mouse
$ 106.95
Logitech - G502 Proteus Spectrum
Interface: Wired
Mouse
$ 114.50
Logitech - G903
Interface: Wireless
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