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Post Date: 2018-12-22

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    Posted: 22 Dec 2018 at 6:26am
I got Bolt X! super pumped
Ordered: 12/1718
Stage 1: 12/18/18
Stage 1 update 12/19/18
Received email stating  that I should expect to see progress in 1-2 weeks (somewhat expected)
12/26/18 I did some research and decided to upgrade to a 970 EVO SSD and the Corsair Vengeance RGB 16GB RAM, so I emailed management
12/27/18 Received reply asking what I wanted upgraded. Gave my number to call
12/28/18 Received call from DS and upgraded my rig.
1/2/2019: Today is the end of the 1-2 week window they gave me on when I should see progress, im hoping for some emails today or tomorrow!
1/3/18: Emailed Alex to check on status of build since the 2 week window was up, he replied telling me I was pending for production and might get started in the next 2 days! hopeful!
Stage 2: 1/4/19 4:47 Eastern time
Stage 3: 1/4/19 4:47 Eastern time (back to back with stage 2)
Stage 4: 1/4/19 5:50 Eastern Time
Stage 5: 1/7/19 4:26 PM eastern time
Stage 6: 1/10/19 11:37AM eastern time!
Stage 7: 1/10/19 3:30 Pm Eastern time!!!! pumped!
Shipped: 1/10/19 6:59 pm eastern time
Delivered: 1/16/19!!
I also plan on doing an extensive review because I do not see many Bolt X reviews, but it will be my first review ever so go easy on me!
CONFIG DETAILS
Chassis Model: Digital Storm BOLT XExterior Finish: - Standard Factory Finish
Side Window: Edge to Edge Premium Tempered Glass
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X (6-Core) (Boost Up to 4.2 GHz)
Motherboard: ASUS ROG Strix X470-I Gaming (Wi-Fi) (AMD X470) (Mini-ITX) (Up to 1x PCI-E Device)
System Memory: 16GB DDR4 3000MHz Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro (RGB Light Bar)
Power Supply: 550W Lian-Li PE-550 (Supports up to RTX 2070)
Expansion Bay: - No ThanksOptical Drive: - No Thanks
Storage Set 1: 1x SSD M.2 (250GB Samsung 970 EVO) (NVM Express)
Storage Set 2: 1x Storage (3TB Seagate / Toshiba / Hitachi)Storage Set 3: - No Thanks
RAID Config: - No ThanksRAID Card: - No Thanks
Internet Access: High Speed Network Port (Supports High-Speed Cable / DSL / Network Connections)
Graphics Card(s): 1x GeForce RTX 2070 8GB (VR Ready)
Sound Card: Integrated Motherboard Audio
HPC Processor: - No Thanks
Extreme Cooling: H20: Stage 2: Digital Storm Vortex 240mm Liquid CPU Cooler (Fully Sealed + No Maintenance)
HydroLux Tubing Style: - Not Applicable, I do not have a custom HydroLux liquid cooling system selected
HydroLux Fluid Color: - Not Applicable, I do not have a custom HydroLux liquid cooling system selected
Cable Management: Exotic Cable Management - White - (Cable Combs with Custom Color Sleeved Extension Cables)
Chassis Fans: Standard Black Fans
Internal Lighting: Remote Controlled Advanced RGB Internal + Front Panel LED Lighting
Airflow Control: - No Thanks
Chassis Mods: - No ThanksNoise Reduction: - No Thanks
LaserMark: - No Thanks
CPU Boost: Stock Factory Turbo Boost Advanced Automatic Overclocking
Graphics Boost: Yes, Overclock the video card(s) as much as possible with complete stability
OS Boost: - No Thanks, Please do not tweak the services on the operating system
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home (64-Bit Edition)
Recovery Tools: USB Drive - Windows 10 Installation (Format and Clean Install)
Virus Protection: Windows Defender Antivirus (Built-in to Windows 10)Office: - No Thanks
Game: - No Thanks
Display: - No Thanks
Surge Shield: - No Thanks
Speakers: - No Thanks
Keyboard: - No Thanks
Mouse: - No Thanks
Branded Gear: - No Thanks
Priority Build: - No Thanks, Ship Within 15-20 Business Days After Order Is Successfully Processed
Warranty: Life-time Expert Care with 3 Year Limited Warranty (















Edited by Nagooker - 16 Jan 2019 at 12:21pm
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  Quote bprat22 Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 22 Dec 2018 at 7:16am
This is their busiest time of the year and they are backed up, working weekends to fill the orders.

That cpu and video card combo will play anything out their, maxed on a 1080p monitor.  Nice picks.

The Bolt does not have a built in optical drive.   No room being a smaller case.   There is an option on the config page to order an external drive, or just pick one up yourself and plug into an external USB port to use.

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  Quote Nagooker Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 22 Dec 2018 at 7:34am
Thanks for the reply! Hopefully this rig will be somewhat future proof as well!
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  Quote EvoMike219 Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 22 Dec 2018 at 11:01pm
Congrats!

Yeah they seemed to be backed up quite a bit. I've been stuck on stage 1 since the 10th. Was told that it could be another 10 business days before I see any progress. Oh well, its that time of year.
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  Quote Nagooker Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 29 Dec 2018 at 8:14am
If anyone could post some pictures of their Bolt X that would be cool as well, especially if they don't have the hard lined water cooling.
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  Quote Nagooker Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 02 Jan 2019 at 7:09am
Today is the end of the two week window when i should see some progress! im hoping for stage 2 at least this week! super pumped!
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  Quote Nagooker Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 04 Jan 2019 at 2:33pm
Finally made it out of stage 1 purgatory! Hit stage 2 and 3 back to back!
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  Quote Bronwen Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 04 Jan 2019 at 3:21pm
I don't have a Bolt X, but i did have one of the original bolts to come out.It was a sweet little machine. I ended up replacing it out with a slade just to see how that system works. I think my next one will be the bolt x.
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  Quote Nagooker Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 04 Jan 2019 at 3:36pm
I cant wait to get my system! I'll post pics and a review, just got stage 4!

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  Quote Nagooker Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 07 Jan 2019 at 1:29pm
Phase 5 today! The excitement is real!
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  Quote Tidgxor Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 08 Jan 2019 at 11:16am
Originally posted by Nagooker

Phase 5 today! The excitement is real!


I look forward to hearing your thoughts on the Bolt. My Bolt is like the great.. great... great.. something like that grandparent of the current Bolts. LOL
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Originally posted by Tidgxor

Originally posted by Nagooker

Phase 5 today! The excitement is real!


I look forward to hearing your thoughts on the Bolt. My Bolt is like the great.. great... great.. something like that grandparent of the current Bolts. LOL


Cant wait to post a review! hoping for stage 6 today or tomorrow!
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Fingers crossed! The final stages are the most exciting. Big%20Smile
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State 6!
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stage 7 guys! pray that the shipping company takes care of my rig!
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  Quote Tidgxor Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 10 Jan 2019 at 2:28pm
 Awesome
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Just got shipping confirmation !
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Yay....Won’t be long now!
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Congrats. Must be nice. Stage 6 only took you a few hours, while I've been stuck there for two weeks lol

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Rig in Illinois today! scheduled for deliver in MI on Wednesday!
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out for delivery! sadly im at work! will post so pictures when i get home
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If ever there was a reason for a "mental health day", "sick day" or even an "Optometric emergency day" it would be today!

("But Snaike", I hear you saying, "What's an Optometric Emergency day?" .. that's when you call your boss and say there is something wrong with your eyes. You just can't see yourself going in today!)
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unfortunately, i cannot afford it, because of the pc lmao
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Someone give me a quick rundown so I can post pictures
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Go to Windows paint and re-size your pics to fit here. If I recall correctly, the limit is 500 pixels. Doesn't seem to mess with the fidelity of the image.
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