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by steveheavy


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Date Published

April 18, 2018

Date Built

April 18, 2018

CPU Clock Rate

3.5 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

35.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

40.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.506 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

8.108 GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

39.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

72.0° C


Gaming PC...

This has been a long time coming, with incremental upgrades over the last couple years.

Work great and looks great, wish the window was tempered glass instead of acrylic.


Part Reviews


Been running this baby since 2014. Sadly my CPU's overclock potential is very poor, so I've kept to the stock speeds.

CPU Cooler

Beautiful, powerful, cool.


Yeah I overpaid for this on eBay, but that is what I get for wanting a z97 chipset in 2018.


Again works perfectly, had these since 2014.


Awesome, fast, and perfect for my build.

Video Card

Ironically I overpaid at the time, but this puppy remains cool and fast.


One of the best cases I've ever seen, only downside is the acrylic panel is a dust magnet.

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Yognaught_Ace 3 Builds 2 points 12 months ago

feels weird seeing discord being bright white lol, nice build just had to mention that

Slingshott 1 Build 2 points 12 months ago

Hey since you said that your acrylic panel is a dust magnet, try wrapping it in contact paper. Other than that, great build!

steveheavy submitter 2 Builds 1 point 12 months ago

Thanks, I will try that asap!

Slingshott 1 Build 1 point 12 months ago

Yep, np

Entiddie 1 point 12 months ago

pretty :O

FazeFredo 1 point 12 months ago

Damm I feel broke

sushiman 3 Builds 1 point 12 months ago

Why does that left line coming out of the gpu look scary to me?

NnoNno 1 Build 1 point 11 months ago

A cute dog + A cool PC = +1

*i have a question, does the case have a handle? if yes, would it be possible to travel around with it or is too cumbersome to travel around with?

steveheavy submitter 2 Builds 1 point 11 months ago

Sadly it does not come with a handle, I'm not sure why the images for it include one. I think it's part of an upgrade kit maybe? Also it seems reasonable to travel with.

KR-echo13 1 point 11 months ago

honestly one of the best setups i have ever seen and would like one like this myself

CMS357 1 point 9 months ago

How was cable management in the case? I am thinking about using this in my build but i am not sure

285Tech 1 Build 1 point 9 months ago

Maybe an odd question but what desk is that???

mrbearbear 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Your build gave me inspiration for my build. Ill link it when its approved

dragon657 1 point 4 months ago

do you know if the fans come with the case is rgb

Midnightbiscuit24 1 point 3 months ago

Actually wait idk

Midnightbiscuit24 1 point 3 months ago

I really like the leds are those the parts or you added those also think you couldve gotten a cheaper and better cpu just saying

Malaysaian_One -1 points 12 months ago

good build my main man. Only suggestion is to upgrade your mobo, cpu and ram to a more recent chipset like z270 with an core i7, but what you have is still pretty lit