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    Posted: 22 Apr 2019 at 7:05pm
Budget:
$8,000 - $8,500

Expectations:
Play any game thrown at it
Be able to encode/render video quickly

Usage:
Video transcoding (HandBrake for example)
Adobe Premier and Adobe Media Encoder CC
Gaming w/ LG 27UK650-W 27 Inch 4K UHD IPS LED

Special Needs:
Quiet, great air flow and overclocked

Specifications:
Below are 2 specs.

I'm deciding between the Lumos or Velox case since I like the looks of the Lumos but the Velox has better air flow, easier to upgrade later, more room for liquid cooling components, and can be quieter with the noise reduction package?

Total Price with Instant Savings: $8,035.00

Specifications:
Chassis Model: Digital Storm Lumos
Exterior Finish: - Standard Factory Finish
Trim Accents: - Standard Factory Finish
Processor: Intel Core i9-9920X (12-Core) 3.50 GHz <br><strong></strong>
Motherboard: ASUS PRIME X299-DELUXE (Wi-Fi) (Thunderbolt 3) (Intel X299 Chipset) (Up to 3x PCI-E Devices) <br><strong></strong>
System Memory: 64GB DDR4 3000MHz Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro (RGB Light Bar) <br><strong></strong>
Power Supply: 850W Corsair RM850x (Fully Modular)
Expansion Bay: - No Thanks
Optical Drive: - No Thanks
Storage Set 1: 1x SSD M.2 (2TB Samsung 970 EVO) (NVM Express) (Extreme Performance) <br><strong></strong>
Storage Set 2: - No Thanks <br><strong></strong>
Storage Set 3: - No Thanks
RAID Config: - No Thanks
RAID Card: - No Thanks
Internet Access: High Speed Network Port (Supports High-Speed Cable / DSL / Network Connections)
Graphics Card(s): 1x GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11GB (VR Ready) <br><strong></strong>
Sound Card: Integrated Motherboard Audio
HPC Processor: - No Thanks
Extreme Cooling: H20: HydroLux PRO: Exotic Custom Cooling System (1x Graphics Card + CPU) <br><strong></strong>
HydroLux Tubing Style: Flexible Tubing (Requires HydroLux Liquid Cooling System) <br><strong></strong>
HydroLux Fluid Color: Yellow Flexible Tubing + Clear Fluid (Requires HydroLux Liquid Cooling System) <br><strong></strong>
Cable Management: Exotic Cable Management - Yellow - (Cable Combs with Custom Color Sleeved Extension Cables) <br><strong></strong>
Chassis Fans: Corsair HD Series (RGB Fans) <br><strong></strong>
Internal Lighting: Remote Controlled Advanced LED Lighting System (Multiple RGB Color Modes) <br><strong></strong>
Airflow Control: Corsair Commander PRO Management Control Board & Software (1x Board) <br><strong></strong>
Chassis Mods: - No Thanks
Noise Reduction: Noise Suppression Package Stage 1 (Optimized Airflow & Fan Speeds Only) <br><strong></strong>
LaserMark: Option Not Available
Boost Processor: Stage 1: Overclock CPU - Up to 4.5GHz via Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 <br><strong></strong>
Boost Graphics Card(s): Yes, Overclock the video card(s) as much as possible with complete stability <br><strong></strong>
Boost OS: Yes, Disable and tweak all of the non-crucial services on the operating system <br><strong></strong>
Windows OS: Microsoft Windows 10 Professional (64-Bit Edition) <br><strong></strong>
Recovery Tools: USB Drive - Windows 10 Installation (Format and Clean Install)
Virus Protection: Windows Defender Antivirus (Built-in to Windows 10)
Office: Microsoft Office 2019 Home & Student (PC Attach Key PKC Only, No Pre-install) <br><strong></strong>
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 20-25 Business Days After Order Is Successfully Processed
Warranty: Life-time Expert Care with 5 Year Limited Warranty (5 Year Labor & 3 Year Part Replacement) <br><strong></strong>

Total Price with Instant Savings: $8,231.00

Specifications:
Chassis Model: Digital Storm Velox
Exterior Finish: - Standard Factory Finish
Trim Accents: - Standard Factory Finish
Processor: Intel Core i9-9920X (12-Core) 3.50 GHz <br><strong></strong>
Motherboard: ASUS PRIME X299-DELUXE (Wi-Fi) (Thunderbolt 3) (Intel X299 Chipset) (Up to 3x PCI-E Devices) <br><strong></strong>
System Memory: 64GB DDR4 3000MHz Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro (RGB Light Bar) <br><strong></strong>
Power Supply: 850W Corsair RM850x (Fully Modular)
Expansion Bay: - No Thanks
Optical Drive: - No Thanks
Storage Set 1: 1x SSD M.2 (2TB Samsung 970 EVO) (NVM Express) (Extreme Performance) <br><strong></strong>
Storage Set 2: - No Thanks <br><strong></strong>
Storage Set 3: - No Thanks
RAID Config: - No Thanks
RAID Card: - No Thanks
Internet Access: High Speed Network Port (Supports High-Speed Cable / DSL / Network Connections)
Graphics Card(s): 1x GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11GB (VR Ready) <br><strong></strong>
Sound Card: Integrated Motherboard Audio
HPC Processor: - No Thanks
Extreme Cooling: H20: HydroLux PRO: Exotic Custom Cooling System (1x Graphics Card + CPU) <br><strong></strong>
HydroLux Tubing Style: Flexible Tubing (Requires HydroLux Liquid Cooling System) <br><strong></strong>
HydroLux Fluid Color: Yellow Flexible Tubing + Clear Fluid (Requires HydroLux Liquid Cooling System) <br><strong></strong>
Cable Management: Exotic Cable Management - Yellow - (Cable Combs with Custom Color Sleeved Extension Cables) <br><strong></strong>
Chassis Fans: Corsair HD Series (RGB Fans) <br><strong></strong>
Internal Lighting: Remote Controlled Advanced LED Lighting System (Multiple RGB Color Modes) <br><strong></strong>
Airflow Control: Corsair Commander PRO Management Control Board & Software (1x Board) <br><strong></strong>
Chassis Mods: - No Thanks
Noise Reduction: Noise Suppression Package Stage 2 (Optimized Airflow & Fan Speeds with Noise Dampening Material) <br><strong></strong>
LaserMark: - No Thanks
Boost Processor: Stage 1: Overclock CPU - Up to 4.5GHz via Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 <br><strong></strong>
Boost Graphics Card(s): Yes, Overclock the video card(s) as much as possible with complete stability <br><strong></strong>
Boost OS: Yes, Disable and tweak all of the non-crucial services on the operating system <br><strong></strong>
Windows OS: Microsoft Windows 10 Professional (64-Bit Edition) <br><strong></strong>
Recovery Tools: USB Drive - Windows 10 Installation (Format and Clean Install)
Virus Protection: Windows Defender Antivirus (Built-in to Windows 10)
Office: Microsoft Office 2019 Home & Student (PC Attach Key PKC Only, No Pre-install) <br><strong></strong>
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 20-25 Business Days After Order Is Successfully Processed
Warranty: Life-time Expert Care with 5 Year Limited Warranty (5 Year Labor & 3 Year Part Replacement) <br><strong></strong>



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  Quote HockeyBuck Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 23 Apr 2019 at 12:36am
Welcome to the forum Isimon365!

That’s an aggressive build you put together centered by a high powered
i9-9920X with 12 cores and 24 threads!    Plenty of RAM with 64 gb and a big fast 2TB M.2 NVME Drive 1....should be quite a Pro Video rig paired with the water cooled RTX 2080 Ti and solid Asus Prime X299 Deluxe mobo.    Gold efficiency 850w PSU is adequate.    
Some thoughts I will share here.

*CPU...Expensive processor over the less expensive more commonly selected i9-9900X.   Not sure it’s worth the cost to go 9920X, but If it’s more cores & threads you need for the video work, you are definitely paying for them with the i9-9920X !    If you are going full HydroLux Pro on CPU + video card, you will have plenty of dependable water cooling to Stage 2 OverClock that exclusive processor and get all the performance out of it...all the time.   It’s made by Intel to be overclocked....so go for it and get all the performance you are paying for.    

*Cases.   Mostly an aesthetics choice for you to make here.   Aside from the obvious glass cladding on Lumos, the main difference in the Lumos and Velox is that Velox puts the mobo upside down, the video card in the warmer upper part of the case, and board faces the right side.   Lumos has the mobo in the standard configuration with video card in lower case where temps are usually a little bit cooler, and faces the normal left side.    The 2080 Ti is water cooled so placement high vs low shouldn’t matter much.    I own a Lumos rig, and it’s a piece of high tech artwork to display proudly!    Appearances can be deceiving.    I think you would find little if any difference in airflow between Lumos and Velox.    Both are big and roomy enough for your selected components.    Same number of case fans.    Lumos just breathes differently via the open raised glass edges.   It’s extremely quiet....no need for noise quieting measures in my opinion with either case.    Fan quality selection can make a small difference, so do consider the better quality Corsair LL Series fans or the top of line ML (magnetic levitation bearing) Series fans.   Be aware the RGB lighting looks different for each Corsair fan series...see the Corsair website for the differences.

Gaming with this rig would be extreme overkill, as most gaming performance is more reliant on GPU than CPU...and I expect you know that most gaming titles won’t need or utilize more than 16 GB of RAM.    The 64 gb won’t be an advantage in gaming.   You have the top line RTX 2080 Ti water cooled, so the rig should play most current 4K compatible gaming titles on very high settings with that LG monitor at 4K.   Not needing the 2 or 3 small diameter GPU fans should make it quieter still!

*Warranty... Smart of you to max up the DS warranty with these components....3 yr parts replacement could definitely come in handy....

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  Quote Cretae Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 23 Apr 2019 at 4:54am
Agree with HB.

One thing he didn't mention is the Commander Pro controller is pretty much unnecessary with all the options you have through Link and iCue software, and UEFI (bios) options. Then there's the thing where it's on sale now for $39.99 on Amazon.

Also don't like the noise suppression.
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  Quote lsimon305 Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 23 Apr 2019 at 7:58am
Thank you HockeyBuck for the quick and detailed response. It helped a lot!

I originally picked the 9900X but noticed the 9920X wasn't that much of a cost different so decided to pick it. I also saw that the 9900X has been around a lot longer getting decent reviews since the 9920X is newer but also slowly getting popularity.

I'm still looking at the Lumos case and now waiting for DS to get back to me as they need to check to make sure there aren't any clearance or fitting issues based on the components I picked in the case. If there are issues, I either change the component or go with Velox.

I was also on the fence with liquid cooling as I'm new to it but also see the benefit it can have for the CPU and GPU if overclocked or even ran pretty hard. Not to mention it looks much better than the AIO option.

How much cooler would AIO Corsair H115i PRO (CPU only) get the CPU vs custom liquid cooling fro Hydrolux? I understand there is some maintenance involved with the HydroLux where I have to top off the reservoir which I'm ok with. I also know there is always risk of leaks and such but from what I'm reading the Hydrolux system is pretty solid. Also with the AIO its CPU only so the GPU wouldn't be liquid cooled unless I went with Hydrolux

I also think I went a little overkill on the specs of this machine at least what I'd be using it for in the short term. For example, I'd be doing video encoding and such about 25% of the time and gaming 75% of the time so I was hoping to spec out a machine that can handle both very well with the intent to be more 50/50 in the next year or so. I'm one to also over spec my machines so I don't have to worry about upgrading much or at all in the future so that is why this spec may be a little much for now.

Another thing I did notice is the RTX 2080 Ti they have shown in the configuration page is the TURBO model/edition which from what I can see didn't get the best reviewed. TURBO-RTX2080TI-11G Does anyone know if that is indeed the edition they have/use in builds or know anyone else who has gotten on in their system from DS?

Given my budget and current/future needs, do you feel this is still a good specd machine or could I trim things down a bit? If not, what do you suggest I change?

Originally posted by HockeyBuck

Welcome to the forum Isimon365!

That’s an aggressive build you put together centered by a high powered
i9-9920X with 12 cores and 24 threads!    Plenty of RAM with 64 gb and a big fast 2TB M.2 NVME Drive 1....should be quite a Pro Video rig paired with the water cooled RTX 2080 Ti and solid Asus Prime X299 Deluxe mobo.    Gold efficiency 850w PSU is adequate.    
Some thoughts I will share here.

*CPU...Expensive processor over the less expensive more commonly selected i9-9900X.   Not sure it’s worth the cost to go 9920X, but If it’s more cores & threads you need for the video work, you are definitely paying for them with the i9-9920X !    If you are going full HydroLux Pro on CPU + video card, you will have plenty of dependable water cooling to Stage 2 OverClock that exclusive processor and get all the performance out of it...all the time.   It’s made by Intel to be overclocked....so go for it and get all the performance you are paying for.    

*Cases.   Mostly an aesthetics choice for you to make here.   Aside from the obvious glass cladding on Lumos, the main difference in the Lumos and Velox is that Velox puts the mobo upside down, the video card in the warmer upper part of the case, and board faces the right side.   Lumos has the mobo in the standard configuration with video card in lower case where temps are usually a little bit cooler, and faces the normal left side.    The 2080 Ti is water cooled so placement high vs low shouldn’t matter much.    I own a Lumos rig, and it’s a piece of high tech artwork to display proudly!    Appearances can be deceiving.    I think you would find little if any difference in airflow between Lumos and Velox.    Both are big and roomy enough for your selected components.    Same number of case fans.    Lumos just breathes differently via the open raised glass edges.   It’s extremely quiet....no need for noise quieting measures in my opinion with either case.    Fan quality selection can make a small difference, so do consider the better quality Corsair LL Series fans or the top of line ML (magnetic levitation bearing) Series fans.   Be aware the RGB lighting looks different for each Corsair fan series...see the Corsair website for the differences.

Gaming with this rig would be extreme overkill, as most gaming performance is more reliant on GPU than CPU...and I expect you know that most gaming titles won’t need or utilize more than 16 GB of RAM.    The 64 gb won’t be an advantage in gaming.   You have the top line RTX 2080 Ti water cooled, so the rig should play most current 4K compatible gaming titles on very high settings with that LG monitor at 4K.   Not needing the 2 or 3 small diameter GPU fans should make it quieter still!

*Warranty... Smart of you to max up the DS warranty with these components....3 yr parts replacement could definitely come in handy....


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Ah, thanks for that tip as well Cretae!

Originally posted by Cretae

Agree with HB.

One thing he didn't mention is the Commander Pro controller is pretty much unnecessary with all the options you have through Link and iCue software, and UEFI (bios) options. Then there's the thing where it's on sale now for $39.99 on Amazon.

Also don't like the noise suppression.
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Since you asked, I'm gonna tell you that all the things that *might* go wrong with a custom cooling loop make up the sum of all my worst nightmares in computing.

So, I would lose the custom cooling, and be happy with the fastest GPU at stock so that investment will last you as long as it can. We both know you're going to upgrade that puppy before your rig gives out anyway, so why you want to mess with all that water block business? The rest of your rig will annihilate games and your video work.

DS will give you an overclock on the CPU that is fully compatible with your cooling solution, so whatever you want to do there.

I know I'm a spoilsport, but I like simple solutions. Just my take.
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  Quote HockeyBuck Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 23 Apr 2019 at 1:37pm
Glad to lend a hand!   I would definitely say stick with HydroLux Pro water cooling for the best performance of both CPU and GPU in this rig.   You won’t regret getting the most dependable cooling solution.    I would absolutely go Stage 2 OC. Get all of the performance out of the processor you are purchasing...it’s designed by Intel to be overclocked.   I have had a HydroLux Pro loop on an Stage 2 overclocked i7-3930K running great since 2011 and have only needed coolant top offs.   It will all fit just fine in the Lumos...otherwise known as the excellent and very popular Corsair Crystal Series 570X case.

About the Corsair Commander Pro...if you stick to the Corsair HD Series fan kit, I don’t think that comes with a Corsair Lighting Node Pro controller box...and you would need Commander Pro....but the LL and ML Series fan kits do include one Lighting Node Pro box.   Corsair iCue and iLink software reach the Corsair components via those control boxes. Corsair Commander Pro would also allow the Corsair PSU fan data to be seen.

As to the video card, I think the listed Asus card is only an example... DS uses several vendors..Asus-EVGA-MSI-NVidia branded...you can ask them if there is a choice in stock this week....or they can get whatever model you want if willing to wait and pay the price.   Normally they will take a stock air cooled 1080 Ti, remove the fans and heat pipes, and apply a dependable DS water block solution to the card.   Less expensive for you and DS that way.   They could also order you any name branded factory applied water cooled card model such as the EVGA RTX 2080 Ti FTW3 Hydro Copper... With DS builds you can have your dream rig exactly as you wish to pay for it.   

DS will assemble it all together, stress test it thoroughly and back the whole rig with your 5 yr labor 3 yr part replacement warranty.... so no worries!    This will be a killer rig that will definitely meet and exceed your listed needs for vid encoding and 4K gaming.   Should be a thing of beauty...Keep us posted on how it all goes for you....so when you get this we will all hope for some pictures from you here on the forum...

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Originally posted by HockeyBuck

Glad to lend a hand!   I would definitely say stick with HydroLux Pro water cooling for the best performance of both CPU and GPU in this rig.   You won’t regret getting the most dependable cooling solution.    I would absolutely go Stage 2 OC. Get all of the performance out of the processor you are purchasing...it’s designed by Intel to be overclocked.   I have had a HydroLux Pro loop on an Stage 2 overclocked i7-3930K running great since 2011 and have only needed coolant top offs.   It will all fit just fine in the Lumos...otherwise known as the excellent and very popular Corsair Crystal Series 570X case.

About the Corsair Commander Pro...if you stick to the Corsair HD Series fan kit, I don’t think that comes with a Corsair Lighting Node Pro controller box...and you would need Commander Pro....but the LL and ML Series fan kits do include one Lighting Node Pro box.   Corsair iCue and iLink software reach the Corsair components via those control boxes. Corsair Commander Pro would also allow the Corsair PSU fan data to be seen.

As to the video card, I think the listed Asus card is only an example... DS uses several vendors..Asus-EVGA-MSI-NVidia branded...you can ask them if there is a choice in stock this week....or they can get whatever model you want if willing to wait and pay the price.   Normally they will take a stock air cooled 1080 Ti, remove the fans and heat pipes, and apply a dependable DS water block solution to the card.   Less expensive for you and DS that way.   They could also order you any name branded factory applied water cooled card model such as the EVGA RTX 2080 Ti FTW3 Hydro Copper... With DS builds you can have your dream rig exactly as you wish to pay for it.   

DS will assemble it all together, stress test it thoroughly and back the whole rig with your 5 yr labor 3 yr part replacement warranty.... so no worries!    This will be a killer rig that will definitely meet and exceed your listed needs for vid encoding and 4K gaming.   Should be a thing of beauty...Keep us posted on how it all goes for you....so when you get this we will all hope for some pictures from you here on the forum...


Thanks for the additional info and feedback! Helps a lot! I'll stick with what I originally spec'd.

Oh, the part where you mentioned the following

"Normally they will take a stock air cooled 1080 Ti, remove the fans and heat pipes, and apply a dependable DS water block solution to the card"

In my case, did you mean 2080 Ti?
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Originally posted by Cretae



Since you asked, I'm gonna tell you that all the things that *might* go wrong with a custom cooling loop make up the sum of all my worst nightmares in computing.

So, I would lose the custom cooling, and be happy with the fastest GPU at stock so that investment will last you as long as it can. We both know you're going to upgrade that puppy before your rig gives out anyway, so why you want to mess with all that water block business? The rest of your rig will annihilate games and your video work.

DS will give you an overclock on the CPU that is fully compatible with your cooling solution, so whatever you want to do there.

I know I'm a spoilsport, but I like simple solutions. Just my take.


Thanks again for your input/feedback!
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Yep 2080 Ti...lol.    
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Originally posted by HockeyBuck

Yep 2080 Ti...lol.    


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Another thing I'm on the fence about it the color tubing and cabling. I was going to go for the matte finish lumos case but yellow flexible tubing with clear liquid and yellow cables but think that may be too much yellow. I've seen some pics with white cables that looked better with different color flexible tubing with clear or even blue colored tubing. I'm guessing at this points it's just a cosmetic think and color preference? Any benefit going with clear tube with clear liquid as apposed to colored tubing clear liquid?
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  Quote Cretae Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 24 Apr 2019 at 5:02am
I'm very pleased you have weighed your options and have decided what your best choices are. We here are not engaged in a contest to see who has the "better" opinions. We just want to lay everything out there that may matter so new members can be as informed as possible. What may daunt me personally is just a side note to one having what may become a great adventure. I wish you absolutely a great experience from here.


Color choices are so personal, you need to be your own guide. Depending on where your computer will sit, are you really going to admire it all that much, or are you going to revel more in all that awesome power? If you select clear tubing, you leave open the option to change fluid color. What do you think is going to look best to you alongside RGB fans and RAM sticks? I've heard others say that white does a good job of reflecting all those colors to good effect. Good luck!
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Originally posted by Cretae

I'm very pleased you have weighed your options and have decided what your best choices are. We here are not engaged in a contest to see who has the "better" opinions. We just want to lay everything out there that may matter so new members can be as informed as possible. What may daunt me personally is just a side note to one having what may become a great adventure. I wish you absolutely a great experience from here.


Color choices are so personal, you need to be your own guide. Depending on where your computer will sit, are you really going to admire it all that much, or are you going to revel more in all that awesome power? If you select clear tubing, you leave open the option to change fluid color. What do you think is going to look best to you alongside RGB fans and RAM sticks? I've heard others say that white does a good job of reflecting all those colors to good effect. Good luck!


Thanks again!

The point you made about clear tubing makes sense and may go with that.

Also, different topic, I've been looking at the Aventum X Case and the more I look at it the I'm loving it. The size of it I see it much larger then the rest but what about the noise with all of those fans if I had liquid cooled it with Hydrolux? Does the Aventum X produce a lot more noise then the other cases? I would put in the Corsair ML Fans too.
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First....tubing & coolant.....The most practical reason to go with clear coolant is that you can easily top it off without worrying about color mixing, and you can better judge the clarity of the coolant to decide when it is dirty enough to need changing.    It follows that clear tubing will allow you to see and judge coolant condition best.    

As to tubing color, that is way personal preference.   White tubing can be a kind of skinny canvas for displaying your RGB fan light and case light colors.   If ya choose a tubing color, remember you’ll be looking at it for a long time...lol.     Also, a reminder to make sure DS installs quick disconnect fittings and a drain line.

If you are still concerned about fan noise, the huge Aventum case has I believe 14 case fans running....while Lumos would have 8 tops with a push-pull on the radiator....   Corsair ML Series fans should be a tad quieter than the others with mag lev bearings, but most fan noise comes from the fan blades themselves.... If fan noise is something you are uber sensitive to, more fans could be more noticeable to your ears.
If performance rules the day, I’m pretty sure the big $$$ Aventum case and cooling setup should be capable of producing lower CPU & GPU temps...but I believe Aventum is really a big case design intended to accommodate 2X- 3X - 4X SLI video card water cooled setups and tons of hard drives.    What your build needs with just one water cooled video card will fit great in a normal sized case.    You’ll have to make that call on which case to use my friend.    
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