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First PC Build: Shieva

by sc2020j



Date Published

Feb. 6, 2016

Date Built

Dec. 24, 2015

CPU Clock Rate

4 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

30.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

54.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

1.2 GHz


I use the machine for school work, gaming, and YouTube.

-UPDATE- 4/20/16- Upgraded to Phanteks p400 Eclipse and plan to upgrade to either gtx 960 or r9 380, a hyper 212 evo, a msi krait edition, and a fx 8370e. Messed up prices a little bit but eh.

-UPDATE- 5/24/16 Just upgraded to the gigabyte gtx 960 g1 gaming edition, Sorry for the bad quality pictures

Part Reviews


Very good cpu for the price

CPU Cooler

Its not a 212 evo but its better than the amd stock cooler


An okay motherboard for 50$ mine shipped with a faulty fan header so yeah.


A good amount of storage on an ssd for only $45


Bought it off ebay and it works fine.

Power Supply

Its a good budget power supply, but the fan is not the quietest

Comments Sorted by:

MEXICANSNIPER 1 point 37 months ago

Great build, also, did you have any problems with the ram at first? Mine is 1600 mhz and it gives me the beep code of ram.

sc2020j submitter 1 Build 1 point 37 months ago

Nope my ram works fine.

MEXICANSNIPER 1 point 37 months ago

Ok, thanks

sc2020j submitter 1 Build 1 point 37 months ago

No problem

DJJHUGHES 4 Builds 1 point 37 months ago

was there a benefit using that 92mm noctua over the tx3's 92mm stock fan

sc2020j submitter 1 Build 2 points 37 months ago

There was some but it was a small difference, the main reason i did it was just because it was quieter