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Made a build that suited my needs exactly 1080 ultrawide at high and ultra settings while being whisper quiet. I didn't want to overspend on anything so I set myself to a $1,000 budget and with some shopping around and using deals I was able to do just that.

In the future I'll probably go for a mini-ITX case because a mid tower is just a little roomy, but that's nothing negative about the case, it was a pleasure to build in.

I originally had a GTX 950 when I had a standard 1080p monitor but after getting an ultrawide I found that I needed a little extra horsepower for the extra pixels so I stepped up to a GTX 1060

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  • 43 months ago
  • 2 points

Stellar job on the color scheme and budget! You're going to get great performance out of this build at 1080 on a 21:9 monitor! +1 from me man!

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! Yeah I don't play a whole bunch of games but so far this thing is amazing on League of Legends, Overwatch, and GTA V. I haven't played the Final Fantasy X Remaster yet but judging by that performance on my 950 it'll be a walk in the park for a 1060

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

From the house of black and white. Nice job.

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice I saw your tiny black/white build too. Yeah I love the monochrome look. I think the next theme I want to go with is Dark/Light side lol

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks great!

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks =]

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice work, clean and simple. Braided cables really finish it off, plus another 1 for the RAM, have a soft spot for them lol.

Great work +1

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey thanks I appreciate it! Yeah I previously had the bitfenix cable extensions but complete kits are really in just a class of their own

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build +1! How do you find the 4590? Im still on Pentium and thinking of upgrading to it.

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

I love the 4590! When I started buying parts Haswell was a lot cheaper but currently prices are almost dead even. If I were you I would mock up parts lists with both Skylake and Haswell and see which one is cheaper. That is, unless you have everything and are just upgrading the CPU then I think the 4590 is a great choice. When it comes to performance I don't regret it one bit.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey! Sorry for the late reply, I might ask, when do you plan on upgrading your CPU? Will you move to LGA 1151 in a couple of years? How do you find the graphics card, I am thinking of ordering myself one at the end of the year. Sorry for all the questions,

All the best!

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Uhm I might move to 1151 when Kaby Lake or maybe even something else further along. The graphics card does exactly what I need it for. I game on an ultrawide at 2560x1080 and with a 1060 I have more than enough horsepower to play my games such as GTA V, League of Legends, Overwatch, DOOM, and a few others

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Fair enough, I was thinking about hitting up a 4590 for now, next year to a 1060 and perhaps up to Coffee Lake in 2018!

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

Another note, if you have a Microcenter near you they are currently only going for $160 in store vs around $200 online

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

+1 for the monochrome hehe

  • 43 months ago
  • 0 points

Why would you get a micro ATX motherboard when you have a mid tower case, just makes the build look abnormal

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

Well i don't ever plan on running SLI and I got it for a really good price. Otherwise had I known it would've had so much room I would've went mini ITX