Good evening all!
Basically, I’m trying to build a 1TB ECC RAM system with dual 4090s to meet my client’s specifications. Their entity deals with massive amounts of data-processing (mostly parallel processing) and has a decent budget for this build.
Currently, I’m considering the following parts:
MOBO: ASUS Pro WS WRX80E-SAGE SE WIFI motherboard (since it supports up to 2TB of RAM and only requires a single CPU);
CPU: AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX 64-core, 128-thread CPU (since it’s capped out at 2TB of RAM, I thought it’d be a good pick for high CPU core-count as well as support for 2TB of DDR4 ECC server-grade LRDIMM RAM);
RAM: 8 x Micron 128GB DDR4-3200 LRDIMM 4Rx4 CL22 (model: MTA72ASS16G72LZ-3G2R);
PSU: Unknown (may need a dual PSU setup, but I’d like advice if this is both possible and reliable);
CPU Cooler: Unknown (Custom water loops are unfortunately not an option for maintenance reasons);
Case: considering the Phanteks Enthoo Pro 2 (since it allows for a dual PSU setup if the wattage exceeds 2000W for titanium rating);
GPU: 2 x MSI RTX 4090 liquid-cooled w/ the 240mm AIO (even though SLI isn’t possible, is NVLINK reliable to link both GPUs for distributed workload? I’d like to somehow make 4 x MSI RTX 4090 liquid-cooled possible, but I fear dimensions on the board side, temperature problems, etc. will arise if I try putting 4x MSI 4090s in the build;
Storage: 2 x 1TB 980 Samsung Pro NVME drives (put into a RAID1 format for mirroring purposed);
Storage: 1 x 4TB 5400RPM Seagate Ironwolf NAS HDD (to make redundant system-image backups on it for extra data backup redundancy);
Lastly, system must be ran on Windows 10 and not Windows 11. Not sure if Windows 10 will be able to fully utilize the modern hardware but I’d like some advice if this requirement will be an issue with the hardware I’m currently planning on;
That’s as far as I got in terms of components…
Definitely need to figure out:
-The PSU issue, must be titanium power-rating
-The CPU cooler (probably will need to be air cooled but I’m afraid the dimensions won’t fit;
I estimate with all these components, assuming only 2 x RTX 4090s, will draw ~2500W as a maximum based on the components TDP specified by the manufacturers;
Any advice would be great and criticism on my current plan is welcomed as well!
Thank you for your time!