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by zulumidnight


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Date Published

Jan. 19, 2017

Date Built

Oct. 22, 2016

CPU Clock Rate

4.1 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

33.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

70.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.607 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

10 GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

37.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

83.0° C


Runs everything i want it to at ultra settings.

Part Reviews


Little pricey, but a beast of a CPU.

CPU Cooler

My temps never go above 70 with this thing. Kind of ugly looking, but it gets the job done in an excellent and quiet manner.

Thermal Compound

Works well. Haven't had to replace it just yet (5 months since first applied).


Boy, does this thing come with some Bells and Whistles. Auto Overclocking was a breeze, setup was easy.


SUPER FAST SSD that i use for my OS, and some games and programs.


Large storage for a cheap price. I store most of my programs here, and no complaints about the load times.

Video Card

Pricey, but a beast of a card. Overclocked to 1837 and this thing demolishes any title i throw at it with settings cranked to the roof!


This case is nice for a beginner such as myself, (2 Builds down with their S340 lineup). Cable management is nice, LED lighting is a nice touch, and everything fits nice and comfy in the back.

Power Supply

Beastly PSU, haven't had any issues with it yet.


Nice upgrade from a 1080p 180hz monitor (ASUS ROG SWIFT PG248Q). I can settle with 144hz.


The newer model with a higher refresh rate and a slightly lower price? Count me in.


Decent Mechanical Keyboard (MX Cherry Blues) for the price.


My first gaming mouse. The mouse is a little larger than what i have been used to. The lighting effects are kind of boring. But overall its a great mouse.


Comfy headset, does a good job of cancelling-outside noise. I did have some trouble hearing through one of the ear muffs, but i fixed it by unplugging the cord from the back of my mobo and plugging it back in 2/3's of the way. Only downside is that it messes up my hair!


Cheap Speakers that sound alright!


Cheap strip that can be used to add back light to your monitor. Mine falls off all of the time, but other than that, it is what i expected for <$20.

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Wailord_use_Body_Slam 2 Builds 19 points 27 months ago

MY GOD Those poor... poor... cables... they are all naked, out in the open, scared and looking for shelter. 1+ to help those cables find a new home.

PigWithAMustache 2 Builds 3 points 27 months ago

That made me want to get to work on cable management even more... now that I know that cables have feelings...

Sockens 2 points 27 months ago

Thank God my cables are in the shelter of an NZXT 530 with two flaming hot RX 480's

Wailord_use_Body_Slam 2 Builds 2 points 27 months ago

Yes, cable abuse is one of the biggest problems nerdkind face...

chubble123123 2 Builds 5 points 27 months ago

+1 (please remove that sticker on the case)

weavv 1 Build 3 points 27 months ago

I didn't know beats was into building custom PC's +1

chubble123123 2 Builds 2 points 27 months ago


mlach 4 Builds 0 points 27 months ago

Just an Apple in disguise.

Wi1dCard2210 1 Build 2 points 27 months ago

pics of the interior?

RhettRO55 1 Build 1 point 27 months ago

Or just some non-potato pics in general would be nice. This build has a grand list of hardware, lets see it!

TioJorge 6 Builds 3 points 27 months ago

I swear there is a correlation between the higher the price the build and set-up, the lower quality and amount of pics.

Not to knock this. Awesome rig. And my pics aren't great. But it is funny.

RhettRO55 1 Build 1 point 27 months ago

Not always the case, but yes more times than not. Usually we only see the super high end ones with a lot of attention to photos as featured so they get a spotlight shining on them instead of digging through the normal submissions.

eli_harper13 6 Builds 0 points 27 months ago

All he can afford is a potato! He obviously spent all his money on Beats

RhettRO55 1 Build 1 point 27 months ago


seb4s7ian 2 points 27 months ago

Oh ****, nice build. Would recommend water cooling with that price. +1

zulumidnight submitter 2 Builds 1 point 27 months ago

Thanks for the suggestions. I will keep those in mind and might even get to work this weekend on fixing up some stuff.

ThomasChampagne 1 point 27 months ago

How are the clearances with your cpu fan?

zulumidnight submitter 2 Builds 1 point 27 months ago

Its tight. I would like to put both of the fans on the heatsink, but i think it would be a little tight for the ram.

Blue51 1 point 24 months ago

how good is the mic quality

paradoxmatthew 0 points 25 months ago

X99 with 16GB of RAM? Come on up it to 32 at least

BFJ_Tech -2 points 27 months ago

Overkill build, but you really need to work on those cables.

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