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Review: Scan 3XS Vengeance RTX Ti

by Parm Mann on 31 October 2018, 13:00

Tags: SCAN, Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA)

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Test Methodology

Comparison Systems - Part One

System Name Asus ROG G20CI Chillblast Fusion Vector Corsair One Elite Cyberpower Infinity X77 Titanium Cyberpower Ultra 7 GTX MSI Infinite A 8th
CPU Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-8700K Intel Core i7-8700K Intel Core i7-7700K AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Intel Core i7-8700
Overclocked No No No Yes No No
Max Turbo Frequency 4.2GHz 4.7GHz 4.7GHz 4.7GHz 4.3GHz 4.6GHz
CPU Cores / Threads 4 / 8 6 / 12 6 / 12 4 / 8 8 / 16 6 / 12
CPU TDP 65W 95W 95W 91W 105W 65W
CPU Cooler Asus ROG G20CI Corsair Hydro Series H100i v2 Corsair liquid cooler Cooler Master MasterLiquid 120 Cooler Master Seidon 240V MSI RGB CPU Fan
Motherboard Asus ROG G20CI Asus Prime Z370-A MSI Z370 Gaming Pro Carbon AC MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon Asus Prime B350-Plus MSI B360M Bazooka
Memory 16GB DDR4 (1x16GB) 32GB DDR4 (4x8GB) Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB DDR4 (2x16GB) Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB) Adata XPG Z1 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB) Kingston 8GB DDR4 (1x8GB)
Memory Speed 17-17-17-39-2T @ 2,400MHz 17-17-17-39-2T @ 2,400MHz 16-18-18-35-2T @ 2,666MHz 15-17-17-35-2T @ 3,000MHz 16-18-18-36-1T @ 3,000MHz 17-17-17-39-2T @ 2,400MHz
Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Inno3D GeForce GTX 1080 Ti X2 11GB MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SeaHawk 11GB MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SeaHawk 11GB MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Aero ITX 8GB MSI GeForce GTX 1060 OC 6GB
Primary Storage Device 512GB SanDisk X400 SSD 500GB Samsung 960 Evo SSD 512GB Samsung PM961 SSD 16GB Intel Optane + 3TB Seagate Barracuda HDD 240GB Adata Ultimate SU650 SSD 128GB Transcend SSD230S SSD
Second Storage Device 2TB Seagate Barracuda HDD 4TB Seagate Barracuda HDD 2TB Seagate Barracuda HDD - 2TB Seagate Barracuda HDD 16GB Intel Optane + 2TB Seagate Barracuda HDD
Optical Drive DVD Writer - - DVD Writer - DVD Writer
PSU Asus ROG G20CI (230W + 180W, external) Aerocool Integrator (700W, internal) Corsair SF500 Gold (500W, internal) Cooler Master MasterWatt Lite (600W, internal) Cooler Master MasterWatt Lite (500W, internal) Delta GPS-550LB H (500W, internal)
Chassis Asus ROG G20CI Corsair Crystal Series 570X RGB Corsair One Cooler Master MasterCase Pro 5 Nvidia Edition Cooler Master MasterBox MB500 MSI Infinite A
Operating System Windows 10 Windows 10 Windows 10 Windows 10 Windows 10 Windows 10
Warranty One year Five years (two years collect-and-return, five years labour) Two years (parts and labour, to an authorised centre - Scan in the UK) Three years (one-month collect-and-return, two-year parts, three-year labour) Three years (one-month collect-and-return, two-year parts, three-year labour) One year
Date Reviewed April 2017 December 2017 May 2018 June 2017 April 2018 July 2018
Cost As Reviewed £2,100 £2,700 £2,700 £1,999 £1,369 £1,399

Comparison Systems - Part Two

System Name PC Specialist Apollo Zen Quiet PC Nofan A890S Silent Desktop Scan 3XS Carbon Fluid Xp Scan 3XS Z370 Vengeance Q Scan 3XS Vengeance RTX Scan 3XS Vengeance RTX Ti
CPU AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Intel Core i7-8700K Intel Core i9-7900X Intel Core i5-8600K Intel Core i7-8086K Intel Core i9-9900K
Overclocked No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Max Turbo Frequency 4.0GHz 4.7GHz 4.6GHz 4.8GHz 5.0GHz 5.0GHz
CPU Cores / Threads 6 / 12 6 / 12 10 / 20 6 / 6 6 / 12 8 / 16
CPU TDP 95W 95W 140W 95W 95W 95W
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212X Nofan CR-95C Black Pearl IcePipe EK Liquid Loop Noctua NH-D15S Corsair Hydro Series H100i Pro RGB Corsair Hydro Series H150i Pro
Motherboard Asus Prime B350-Plus Asus Prime Z370-A Asus RoG Strix X299-E Gaming Asus RoG Strix Z370-H Gaming Asus RoG Strix Z370-F Gaming Asus RoG Maximus XI Hero
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB) Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB) Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB DDR4 (4x8GB) Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB) Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB) Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 32GB DDR4 (2x16GB)
Memory Speed 15-15-15-51-1T @ 2,133MHz 14-16-16-31-2T @ 2,400MHz 16-18-18-36-2T @ 3,200MHz 15-17-17-35-2T @ 3,000MHz 15-17-17-35-2T @ 3,000MHz 16-18-18-36-2T @ 3,200MHz
Graphics XFX Radeon RX 570 RS Black Edition 4GB Palit GeForce GTX 1050 Ti KalmX 4GB Nvidia Titan Xp 12GB MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Gaming 8GB Asus GeForce RTX 2080 Dual OC 8GB EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti XC Ultra Gaming 11GB
Primary Storage Device 250GB WD Blue SSD 250GB Samsung 960 Evo SSD 512GB Samsung 960 Pro SSD 250GB Samsung 960 Evo SSD 500GB Samsung 970 Evo SSD 1TB Samsung 970 Evo SSD
Second Storage Device 1TB Seagate Barracuda HDD - 2TB Seagate Barracuda HDD 2TB WD Blue HDD 2TB Seagate Barracuda HDD 2TB Seagate Barracuda HDD
Optical Drive - - - - - -
PSU Corsair VS550 (550W, internal) Nofan P-500A Silent (500W, internal) Corsair RM650X (650W, internal) Corsair RM650X (650W, internal) Corsair TX550M (550W, internal) Corsair RM750X (750W, internal)
Chassis PCS SR-620 Jonsbo UMX4 Zone Black Window Fractal Design Define S Fractal Design Define C NZXT H500i NZXT H700
Operating System Windows 10 Windows 10 Windows 10 Windows 10 Windows 10 Windows 10
Warranty Three years (one-month collect-and-return, one-year parts, three-year labour) Two years (parts, labour and collect-and-return) Three years (first year onsite, second and third year return-to-base with parts and labour) Three years (first year onsite, second and third year return-to-base with parts and labour) Three years (first year onsite, second and third year return-to-base with parts and labour) Three years (first year onsite, second and third year return-to-base with parts and labour)
Date Reviewed June 2017 November 2017 August 2017 November 2017 September 2018 October 2018
Cost As Reviewed £949 £1,770 £4,000 £1,700 £2,400 £3,400

CPU and Storage Benchmarks

HEXUS PiFast Our number-crunching PiFast test is used to benchmark the computational power of each system's CPU.
Cinebench Using Cinebench's multi-CPU render, this cross-platform benchmark stresses as many cores as possible.
HandBrake Free-to-use video encoder that stresses all CPU cores.

Memory and Storage Benchmarks

AIDA64 Benchmark that analyses memory bandwidth and latency.
CrystalDiskMark Popular free-to-use storage benchmark, used to gauge sequential performance and aggregated 4K QD32 speeds.

Gaming Benchmarks

3DMark Time Spy and Time Spy Stress Test.
Gaming A selection of modern titles are tested at various resolutions.

Miscellaneous Benchmarks

Power Consumption Noted for system idling, under HandBrake video-transcoding load, and while gaming.
Temperature Noted for CPU idling, under HandBrake video-transcoding load, and while gaming.