Performance Plus Photography Computer

SKU: 38832 - Built to order 7 - 10 days

£1,661.00 (inc VAT)


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Intel Core Family 9th Generation *updated November 2018*

  • Be Quiet! Pure Base 600 Silent Tower Case
  • Intel Core i5-9600K 3.7/4.6GHz Six Core CPU
  • MSI MAG Z390 Tomahawk ATX Motherboard
  • Radeon Pro WX3100 4GB Workstation Graphics Card
  • 32GB (2x16GB) DDR4 2666Mhz Memory
  • 256GB ADATA SX8200 PRO NVMe M.2 SSD
  • 1TB Samsung 970 EVO NVMe M.2 SSD
  • 6TB Seagate BarraCuda 3.5″ Hard Drive
  • Be Quiet! Pure Rock CPU Cooler
  • 500W High Efficiency PSU
  • 1733Mbps CNVi Wireless AC & Bluetooth 5
  • 24x SATA Internal DVDRW
  • 2 x USB 3.0 at the front
  • 2 x USB 2.0 at the back
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen2 (1xType-C + 3xType-A) at the back
  • Supports up to 5 monitors
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home

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Product Description

High performance for the professional photographer

The performance plus system adds a little extra storage performance and capacity over and above that available on the standard ‘Performance’ system.  Storage is one of the most important aspects of a photography PC. As a professional photographer, your time is money.  A PC that’s faster at editing your images will enable you to achieve more during the working day and spend more time doing the vital editing rather than waiting for your PC to catch up.  If you work in the highest quality settings with high-resolution images, especially if working with high-resolution shots in RAW format to achieve the highest quality; you will appreciate the benefits this system offers.

 

All our photography PC systems are tuned to the requirements of post-processing large image files.  The Samsung 1TB M.2 970 EVO drive is blisteringly fast, use this for your Lightroom catalogue and work in progress / scratch files.  The system offers excellent performance in Adobe Photoshop CC and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC applications.  The 970 EVO drive is one of the fastest SSD drives on the market.  In our view, it is only bettered by the Samsung 970 PRO range.

 

We have also fitted a larger capacity hard drive.  The Seagate Barracuda 6TB storage drive is ideal for storing your image catalogue long term.  For best performance, keep all frequently accessed work and your current ‘work in progress’ on the 1TB SSD.  Use the hard drive to archive away all your completed jobs.  the primary 256GB ADATA SX8200 Pro is also a high performance drive and should be used for your operating system and application files.

 

The 32GB of RAM is enough for most photographers.  It is best suited to images of 1024MB and under when loaded and in memory.  This gives plenty of scope for additional layers and effects and will allow more than one image to be loaded into memory and worked on at once.

 

Graphics is courtesy of the AMD Radeon Pro WX 3100 professional workstation GPU.  This card has a superb 10-bit colour output with excellent visual quality.  The 4GB of VRAM is plenty for the majority of photography demands.

 

The Be Quiet! Pure Base 600 chassis offers excellent potential for installing additional drives while keeping your high performance PC components cool and silent.  The system can accept a total of 4 SATA drives by providing capacity for 4 in any combination of 3.5″ drives 2.5″ drives. Also, the motherboard we use can support 2 x M.2 high-performance SSDs so in total you can use six storage drives in this system.  It is also possible to configure a further three 3.5″ or 2.5″ storage drives. To add further storage drives to your PC in the configurator, hit the ‘Add Another’ button to the right-hand side of the primary storage drive header.  Alternatively, contact us for a quote with additional storage options.

 

Take a look at our blogs to find out more about how your choice of PC components affects your overall system performance in Photoshop and Lightroom.

Soundproofing on the inside of the chassis

Inside of the side panel of 100R silent

Versatile hard drive storage

Be Quiet! Pure Base 600 ATX Workstation Chassis right back of case without sides

Samsung High Performance SSD

Samsung 970 EVO SSD

Z390 Chipset Motherboard

Specification

Processor

  • Intel Core i5-9600K 3.7Ghz Six Core CPU,
  • Max Turbo Frequency 4.6Ghz
  • Cache: 9MB
  • Be Quiet! Pure Rock Air Cooler Installed

Memory

  • 32GB DDR4 2666Mhz RAM
  • Dual Channel – 2 x 16GB
  • Supports up to 64GB
  • 4 x DIMM sockets (2 Used)

Hard Drive

  • 256GB ADATA SX8200 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD
  • 1TB Samsung 970 EVO NVMe M.2 SSD
  • 2 x M.2 sockets, 0 free
  • 6TB Seagate BarraCuda 3.5″ Hard drive
  • 6 SATA Ports, 4 free (2 Used for DVDRW & 6TB HDD)

Optical Drive

  • Asus DVD Re-Writer, SATA, 24x, M-Disk Support
  • 2 x Optical Bays, 1 free

Software

  • Windows 10 Home
  • Clean install, no additional software

Chipset

  • Intel Z390 Chipset

Display Outputs

  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.4
  • 2 x mini-DisplayPort
  • 1 x mDP-DVI SL (passive) adapter included
  • Supports up to 5 monitors at once via DisplayPort 1.2 MST
  • Supports HDCP

Graphics

  • AMD Radeon Pro WX3100 4GB Professional GPU with 10 bit colour

Audio

  • High Definition Audio, 5.1 or 7.1 channel
  • Audio provided by Realtek ALC887 Audio Chip on the motherboard

Input Devices

  • No Keyboard or Mouse Included

Wired Networking

  • 1 x Intel I219-V 10/100/1000 LAN (Gigabit)
  • 1 x Intel I211-AT 10/100/1000 LAN (Gigabit)

Wireless Networking

  • Intel CNVi Wireless-AC 9560 via Gigabyte GC-CI22M
  • Speeds up to 1733mbps
  • Bluetooth 5.0

Power Supply

  • 500 watts High Efficiency (82%+)

Dimensions

  • Height: 470mm
  • Width: 220mm
  • Depth: 492mm

Interfaces

  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard or Mouse Port
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Port (rear)
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Port (2 front)
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Port (1 x Type-C & 3 x Type-A at the rear)
  • 2 x RJ-45 Ethernet Port
  • 6 x Audio Jacks at the rear including S/PDIF
  • 2 x Audio Jacks at the front
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.4 on video card
  • 2 x mini DisplayPort on video card
  • 1 x DVI via adapter

Note the display outputs from the motherboard are disabled when a graphics card is installed

 

Expansion

  • 3 x PCI-e x 16 Slots, 2 free (1 x Used for video card)
  • 2 x PCI-e x 1 Slots, 2 free

Case

  • Be Quiet! Pure Base 600 Black ATX Case
  • 1 x Pre-installed Be Quiet! Pure Wings 2 120mm rear fan
  • 1 x Pre-installed Be Quiet! Pure Wings 2 140mm front fan
  • Space for 3 additional fans at the top
  • Space for 1 additional fan at the front
  • Space to accept 120mm, 140mm, 240mm or 280mm liquid coolers

Warranty

  • 3 Year Return to Base parts and labour
  • 1st 30 days collect and return at our expense

Additional Information

RAM

32GB

Graphics

Radeon Pro Graphics