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Review: Scan 3XS Vengeance XTi

by Parm Mann on 22 May 2020, 14:00

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

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Test Methodology

Comparison Systems

System Name
HEXUS 2018 Test Platform
HEXUS 2020 Test Platform
CPU
AMD Ryzen 9 3900
Intel Core i7-9700KF
Intel Core i7-8700K
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
Overclocked
No
No
Yes
No
Max Turbo Frequency
4.3GHz
4.9GHz
4.8GHz
4.7GHz
CPU Cores / Threads
12 / 24
8 / 8
6 / 12
16 / 32
CPU TDP
65W
95W
95W
105W
CPU Cooler
Corsair H100i RGB Pro XT
Corsair iCue H115i RGB Pro XT
Fractal Design Celsius S24
Corsair Hydro Series H150i Pro RGB
Motherboard
Asus ROG Strix B450-F Gaming
Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro WiFi
Asus ROG Maximus X Hero
Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Formula
Memory
Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB)
Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB)
G.Skill Trident Z 32GB DDR4 (2x16GB)
G.Skill Trident Z Neo 32GB DDR4 (2x16GB)
Memory Speed
18-22-20-42-1T @ 3,600MHz
16-18-18-36-2T @ 3,200MHz
14-14-14-34-2T @ 3,200MHz
14-14-14-34-1T @ 3,200MHz
Graphics
Asus Dual GeForce RTX 2080 Super Evo V2 (8GB)
Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2070 Super WindForce OC (8GB)
MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X Trio (11GB)
Sapphire Nitro+ RX 5700 XT SE (8GB)
Graphics Driver
GeForce Game Ready 442.50
GeForce Game Ready 442.74
GeForce Game Ready 442.50
Adrenalin 20.4.1
Primary Storage Device
500GB Seagate FireCuda 520 M.2 SSD
1TB Adata XPG SX8200 Pro M.2 SSD
256GB WD Black M.2 SSD
2TB Corsair MP600 M.2 SSD
Secondary Storage Device
-
-
1TB Crucial MX300 SATA SSD
-
PSU
Corsair RM750X (750W)
Corsair RM750X (750W)
be quiet! Dark Power Pro 11 (1,000W)
be quiet! Straight Power 11 Platinum (1,000W)
Chassis
Corsair iCue 465X RGB
Corsair iCue 465X RGB
be quiet! Dark Base 700
Fractal Design Define 7 Clear TG
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home
Microsoft Windows 10 Home
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Warranty
3 Years
3 Years
N/A
N/A
Date Reviewed
March 2020
March 2020
N/A
N/A
Cost As Reviewed
£1,990
£1,790
N/A
N/A

Comparison Systems

System Name
CPU
Intel Core i9-9900K
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
Intel Core i9-10900K
Overclocked
No
No
Yes
Max Turbo Frequency
5.0GHz
4.7GHz
5.0GHz
CPU Cores / Threads
8 / 16
16 / 32
10 / 20
CPU TDP
95W
105W
125W
CPU Cooler
MSI Custom
PCS Frostflow 240
NZXT Kraken Z73
Motherboard
MSI MPG Z390i Gaming Edge AC
Asus ROG Strix B450-F Gaming
Asus ROG Strix Z490-F Gaming
Memory
Samsung 64GB DDR4 (2x32GB)
Corsair Vengeance 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB)
32GB Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro DDR4 (2x16GB)
Memory Speed
19-19-19-43-2T @ 2,666MHz
16-20-20-38-1T @ 3,000MHz
15-17-17-35-2T @ 3,000MHz
Graphics
MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Ventus (11GB)
Palit GeForce RTX 2080 Super X (8GB)
EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Black (11GB)
Graphics Driver
GeForce Game Ready 441.66
GeForce Game Ready 441.41
GeForce Game Ready 445.87
Primary Storage Device
1TB Samsung PM981a M.2 SSD
500GB Samsung 970 Evo Plus M.2 SSD
2TB Samsung 970 Evo Plus M.2 SSD
Secondary Storage Device
2x 2TB Seagate BarraCuda Compute
Seagate Barracuda 2TB
-
PSU
FSP650-57SAB (650W)
Corsair 650TXM (650W)
Corsair RM850X (850W)
Chassis
MSI Prestige P100
Lian Li Lancool II
NZXT H710
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Microsoft Windows 10 Home
Microsoft Windows 10 Home
Warranty
2 Years
3 Years
3 Years
Date Reviewed
March 2020
April 2020
May 2020
Cost As Reviewed
£2,500
£2,000
£3,300

Benchmark Suite

CPU
HEXUS PiFast Our number-crunching benchmark tests the single-thread power of the CPU.
Cinebench Release 20 This popular cross-platform benchmark examines both single- and multi-core performance.
Blender 2.82 We render the Classroom scene in this popular open-source creation suite.
Memory and Storage
AIDA64 Benchmark that accurately depicts memory bandwidth and latency.
CrystalDiskMark Free-to-use benchmark testing both sequential and random 4K storage performance.
System
PCMark 10 A set of tests covering a wide variety of tasks performed in the modern workplace.
VRMark Using the DirectX 12 API, the Cyan Room test examines a system's VR credentials.
3DMark We run Time Spy, a QHD DirectX 12 test of both GPU performance and stability.
Gaming
Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Tested in DX11, with 4x MSAA and Ultra quality settings.
Far Cry: New Dawn Tested in DX11, with TAA, HDR10, Ultra quality settings and HD textured enabled.
Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Tested in DX11, with FXAA and Maximum quality settings.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider Tested in DX12, with TAA and Highest quality settings.
Vitals
CPU Temperature Core temperature recorded when idle and when rendering via Blender.
GPU Temperature GPU temperature recorded when idle and when playing Shadow of the Tomb Raider.
Power Consumption System-wide mains power draw recorded when idle and when playing Shadow of the Tomb Raider.
Noise System noise output measured when idle and when playing Shadow of the Tomb Raider.