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Skylake-Maxwell 6th-Gen Gaming PC

by Aj.Shawon



Date Published

Nov. 14, 2015

Date Built

Oct. 3, 2015

CPU Clock Rate

3.5 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

32.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

54.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.405 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

7.01 GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

36.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

63.0° C


I built this for 1080p gaming. It works fine. Asus Strix GTX 960 4GB can handle any game @1080p 45-60+fps at high settings. Skylek Cpu goes 54 ° C when running GTA V,FAR CRY 4, Battlefield Hardline etc...and gpu goes 63 ° C when full load.

Part Reviews


Full load temp is 54 degree and idle 33 degree C

CPU Cooler

I'm not doing overcook ...so this air cooler is enough


Low budget but pretty impressive with all new feature like USB 3.1 USB type -C, SLI,Crossfire , Realtek 1150 audio chipset with 115 SNR with rea AMP.

Video Card

This baby can blow up your eyes with stunning performance


Just love it mesh finish with steel case with beautiful window .


it's IPS obviously you cant see fake color except true .

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JuniorVid 1 Build 6 points 41 months ago


Aj.Shawon submitter 1 Build 1 point 41 months ago

Not yet overclocked , I'll after add liquid-cooler.

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Mobilizer 1 point 41 months ago

How has that PSU been treating you? Any complaints when gaming?

Aj.Shawon submitter 1 Build 2 points 41 months ago

I didn't find any issue about psu ... Its perfect for gaming with gtx 960

Mobilizer 1 point 41 months ago

Nice. Congratulations on the build. :-)

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slims875 1 point 40 months ago

I want to buy one of these and would appreciate your take on it. How do you connect to the monitor? DVI > HDMI? HDMI > HDMI? (I'm praying you don't use the VGA connector). And one question about storage: Did you consider a SSD?

Purser 1 point 39 months ago

Hey Man

I heard that this mobo isnt a full atx motherboard, its width is a little short, correct?. I was planning on getting it but i just wanted to see if you had any issues due to it being not full ATX

aleer1 1 point 38 months ago

I'm shopping for CPU coolers for my system. Just wondering if the Hyper 103 is still working for your skylake without overclock and how things are going? Also, do you think it'd be enough for the 6700k?

GamerMan101 1 point 38 months ago

Nice build and cable management ! how is that motherboard im thinking about getting the same one is good for average and heavy gamer like me ? impressed that gpu is below 85 temperature mine was an 6400 tough not an 6600k like yours so yeah my computer died has well the gpu i guess it what's you get from an 7 year old computer anyway your build is really neat!

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Aj.Shawon submitter 1 Build 1 point 41 months ago


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HowToBeBanned 1 Build 1 point 41 months ago

3 of those 6 are just fans though so it kinda takes away from the significance of what you said lol

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HowToBeBanned 1 Build 1 point 41 months ago


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