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"A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others" - Ayn Rand

EDIT: Built my wife a little PC http://pcpartpicker.com/b/L9sJ7P!

EDIT: Added FS Ultra Score ( http://www.3dmark.com/fs/8948542 ), believe it's currently number 12 world.

What can you achieve when you don't worry about who you're trying to beat or what can you create? Life moves at a constant pace. We don't realize what we have done until we sit and look back.

I get itches to progress on a regular basis. I have been doing Folding on my Computer's down time to hopefully find a cure for Cancer (the previous build was dedicated to it and my father who passed from it). The Division was released, we all love it or hate it. After it's launch I realized how much time I was spending in my office and what it was doing to my computer (the cougar Fans started failing fast). I figured it was time for a whole office upgrade. I wanted it to look better and be more comfortable and this build/office upgrade is the result. There is a new monitor being created by Samsung that is 32:9 and 49 inches. When that time comes my desk will shrink somewhat (I made it slightly modular). A dual monitor setup has always been the dream but the evil bezel in the middle has always prevented that from being a reality. Having a 32:9 monitor fills that gap and I'm quite excited for it.

Most of the things on this build were technically in the other build but with the time I've put into this one I think we can all agree it's a new build. Before you ask, yes I'll be upgrading to Pascal but I want the Pascal Titans to come out first and drop down to the 1k a piece range. I've been burnt so many times by fat price drops on parts I'm holding a little longer on the upgrade this time and when I do I don't see a purpose in doing a new build log as it will aesthetically look the same, just have 4 Pascal Titans vs 4 Maxwell Titans. This build features new Ram, different Monitors, custom case (see Pics), some soldering, some lighting, some acrylic bending and a few other new things. Also, I did hit top 20 world on FS Ultra on the previous build but I'd rather not do that again as I already fried one 5960x and I don't want to piss off Intel RMA further.

Okay, I have been in a family that Logs and Saws lumber since inception but I've never actually created anything out of it and honestly neither has most of my family (odd right?). So this was a whole new experience for me. I really did NOT realize how difficult it would be. Like almost everything else I do I just thought I would figure it out. Well I generally do but getting there is the fun/hard part. Life is the journey and don't ever let anyone tell you otherwise. First off, building a desk is quite different than sitting at a desk (my primary occupation) and I was up to 6 Ibuprofen a day. After finishing it I thought (Thank God the hard part's over!). Man was I wrong.

Who here knows about Wallpaper? It's " The G D* Devil!" Took me longer to strip the wallpaper and paint my office than it did to build the desk and the PC and that's saying something. I'm sure you'll all appreciate the results.

P.S. I'm a big Superman fan as you'll soon see.

P.P.S. Oh, and for the Record, it reks in The Division!

Product Reviews - We'll start with the Bad first

The Rampage V Extreme - Sounds cool right? Wrong, worst Bios ever (and I've been through some bad ones in my time) Fails to boot quite often (even if I don't have it overclocked) and it is uber glitchy. There are modded versions of this bios out there that people say are a must and since I painted the board and voided the warranty I thought WTH. So I did it, best decision ever. Made this board usable and actually boot in a few seconds vs 30-45 seconds before.

The Corsair 900D - I know my case isn't technically a 900D(s) anymore after I slapped 2 of them together and modded the balls out of it but I do wish to mention that, while it's a decent case. It has it's flaws. The drive bays are weird. The disk drives sit noticeably in and since you can't have fold downs with this case it looks out of place on my build. Also, I had to buy a 5.5-3.5 adapter set for the HDD's because apparently they can either be used with an adapter and be up top or be put on the modular set on the bottom. Not sure what they were thinking there. Last but not least, the Cable Management. This Case is designed for QUAD SLI and water but for some reason they decided that 3/4" on the back side was enough for 8 GPU and 2 CPU Cables and all the fans cables... Again, not sure what they were thinking making a monster that has no cable space.

On to the less bad and not great

Dat EKWB Setup- Yes it really cost this much but I do have some over purchasing on connectors in case anything breaks or gets discontinued. I'd rather build this to set up for a longer time period. The parts quality is second to none so the only complaint I have is the price... WOW the price. The connectors range from 5.99 to 7.99 and I have a LOT of them. 4 Radiators, 2 Pumps and 7 total water blocks will do that. I suppose. Also, their RMA is pretty Gawful so if you find another system you like please go with it.

The Good!

NZXT Hue+ and their extension sets are really great but probably best for smaller cases. They have software to control light and you can do it based on CPU and GPU temps. I've wanted something like this to come along for a really long time. I always thought it would be cool to be gaming and see my PC turn colors to remind me to take breaks!

Everything else - They do what they're supposed to do, ask questions as I always answer!

Comments

  • 41 months ago
  • 59 points

Picture 28 is freaking me out. Look back by the table. Theres a ghost or monster or zombie in your house.

+1 for the supernatural build

  • 41 months ago
  • 11 points

great now i cant sleep at night D:

  • 41 months ago
  • 9 points

Lol, my wife puts a lot of coats on the hanger. Makes it weird when I look up for sure.

  • 39 months ago
  • 7 points

How do you afford all of this? I'm still young but damn... I would be happen with a 2k-3k pc build.. but I can't even get that lol... D:

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

You don't even need $2k-$3k pc builds. After around $1600 you won't really get too many upgrades and the difference is barely noticeable.

  • 19 months ago
  • -1 points

happy*

  • 30 months ago
  • 3 points

everything makes sense now:)

  • 41 months ago
  • 7 points

Alright. I've been staring at picture 28 for half an hour now. Can someone please point out what I'm missing? What do you mean "back by the table"?

  • 41 months ago
  • 8 points

Find the picture (I believe it's like picture 30 now) with him sitting at the desk and one his left screen towards the far right of the photo there is a large circle on his screen (it's a scope on a gun). Then, in the upper left corner there is a view of farther back into his house, above the table when looking at the picture. On a doorway there is a piece of clothing hanging up that looks like a zombie, ghost, or something of a scary nature.

  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

Crap that is scary

  • 39 months ago
  • 3 points

Good. I thought I was the only one who couldn't see it D

  • 38 months ago
  • 2 points

is pic 27

  • 41 months ago
  • 4 points

Holy crap!! I didn't even noticed that scary **** until you said!

  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

Great eye

  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

I still haven't seen it! Where is it?

  • 38 months ago
  • 3 points

pic 27

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  • 41 months ago
  • 7 points

Thank you!! OP and his editing shenanigans...

  • 39 months ago
  • 3 points

It's Pic 27 now.

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

its pic 28 now

  • 40 months ago
  • 2 points

i don't see it

  • 32 months ago
  • 2 points

Its a coathanger...

  • 30 months ago
  • 2 points

omg your right :(

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

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  • 41 months ago
  • 10 points

Change name to Jesus 2.0

  • 41 months ago
  • 7 points

Haha, Blasphemy!

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  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

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  • 41 months ago
  • 7 points

I broke my mouse trying to scroll all the way down your parts list.

You, good sir, have done it again. Bravo! +1

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks!

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

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  • 41 months ago
  • 6 points

Just waiting for this to get featured...

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Meh, most likely not as they like to feature low end builds to help people do their first builds and I understand. Just happy about the great response to my VERY hard work lol!

  • 41 months ago
  • 10 points

Jokes on you! It just got featured!

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Apparently so, well it's nice to be recognized. I know it doesn't happen for everyone!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Congrats and amazing build!

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Look up Octane Box he's been featured at least 3 times

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  • 41 months ago
  • 4 points

Lol, actually a lot goes to Folding for Cancer research and some to converting video files.

  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

cancer research? i wish you the best! alot of my family members died of that.

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  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

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  • 41 months ago
  • 5 points

This is amazing! +150

  • 41 months ago
  • 7 points

150 is still 1 my friend! Hahahahaha

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

(Exactly, since I can't click +1 too much, I tried to express it in a large looking number :p)

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

oh ok. But i was jk!

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

You could have said +1i50 which is 50

And yes this build is amazing

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

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  • 40 months ago
  • 5 points

jaw hits floor

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

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  • 41 months ago
  • 4 points

ANOTEHR 4X TITAN X AND 5960X BUILD

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  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

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  • 41 months ago
  • 4 points

paws screen frantically

  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

Holy ****, and I thought Janus counldnt get more overkill. I wish I had money to burn like you do. 2 900Ds, my god. How many optical drives can you fit xD Not even approved yet and you get a +1. I'm sure your father would be proud.

  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

Don't have a car payment for 6 years! I still keep fixing my 'ol Scion ;)

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

May I ask, why did you switch out the monitors?

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

12 Megapixels was too much, 6 is really too little. 8 (4k) is good but I'm not a single monitor kind of guy. 8 as 2x1440 is the goal, hopefully that's what Samsung comes out with this fall as a single monitor 32;9ish solution.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

An Acer Predator X34 or 3 Asus PG279Q ROG Swift would be much better. 3 full hd monitors for this pc is almost like a disrespect lol

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

I actually tried 4k surround. 24 megapixels is just too much for any PC and 12 megapixels (the previous build) was only good on some games and even then the FPS was around 30-50. When the new dual-in-one 32:9 monitor comes out I'm hoping its 1440p and as a dual it would be 8 megapixels which is equivalent to 4k. That would be the sweet spot of immersion, viewpoint and performance.

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

https://pcpartpicker.com/b/L9sJ7P Built my wife a 'lil PC

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

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  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

The tray beneath the MoBo looks great, hides some of the less stellar-looking parts-- although to be fair, all of your hardware choices are consistently drool-worthy. I've never done much wood working (besides building a tiki bar around a palm tree at my college house) or built any furniture but I can imagine that it would be pretty difficult to build a desk just how I wanted it. If you were going to do it again, would you change anything about your desk design? That's a bummer about the Cougar fans, I've been pretty happy with my CF-V12HPB's but I also haven't put too many hours on them. Doesn't it get hot with your rig on top of the desk like that? I would think it's blowing out quite a bit of warm air, no? I'll keep checking back, I can't wait to see you step your monitor game up to that Samsung joint!! Great work as always partna. PS-- don't pay for MS OS anymore, if you ever need a Windows OS just shoot me a message and I'll set you up.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

The desk was a lot of work yes, if I were to do it again I would have dried the lumber in a kiln vs my 9 months of air dry as it's still not completely dry (you see a few cracks in the pics which I'll be fixing soon). The room actually stays a great temp as long as I keep the doors to it open, it has 10ft ceilings. I bought the "pro" version of Windows for the customization (i.e. ignoring updates).

  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

Gotcha. Traditionally I'm a Linux guy but I have access to all the different Windows OS (Pro, Enterprise, whatever else) both server and client for my work. I will admit I'm pretty satisfied with Win10 but I still keep a Linux distro virtualized, ya know, just in case haha. I just noticed it looks like you are watercooling the VRM, do you know if EK makes a monoblock for the Rampage V? Not sure if that would achieve the same effect or not, I really don't know anything about watercooling. Also, from where you're sitting can you still see the monitor on the wall? Looks like the Franken900Ds are blocking your view (from the pictures, at least).

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

I did know about the Mono but it was created after I bought this one and honestly I think these look cooler, I don't believe it would change the effect of cooling as it and the CPU are on their own loop. I have to turn to see the Monitor but it's really only for monitoring temps and see what song is playing or what the CPU activity is. I also watch Hockey games on it. "Franken900Ds", nice!

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

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  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

This is insane!!! What is the noise like with 48 fans all ramped up to the max? Also what sort of power are you pulling out the wall?

  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

They're mostly "quiet edition" fans so the noise is VERY minimal. It sounds like a light wind in a tunnel. My headphones are sound proof anyhow which I need because I don't live too far from a train station. Power from the wall depends on the program/game. I was playing The Division windowed-fullscreen originally due to a glitch (which I fixed) and at that time it was pulling 2400 Watts. I only know that because I popped a breaker and checked the load rating.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

How did you solve that problem? Is the standard (120v?) outlet sufficient? Did you have to do some modding to your circuit breaker? An inquisitive mind wishes to know! :D

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

A good question, I have both PSUs connected to separate breakers (1500 into 20 amp, 1000 into 15 amp) and all is well. Had to run a new circuit breaker to get a 20 amp because my house is 140 years old.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

LOL

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

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  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

$18256.81 Holy smokes.

  • 41 months ago
  • 5 points

That's basically what my wallet said!

  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

How? lol You must have a great career; none of my business, but may I ask what do you do?

  • 41 months ago
  • 5 points

Just a manager, I also don't have any kids and I buy/sell/upgrade over time. Also a lot of this was done by hand. I can't imagine how much it would cost to pay someone to do this.

  • 38 months ago
  • 2 points

Just curious how much would you charge for you to do this for someone else. minus the table and custom front panels (which are both cool by the way).

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Nothing if they buy the parts, I do this stuff for fun.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Slick build

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

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  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

+1 for the Avs hat

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Haha, wish we'd have had a better season. That's what my fourth monitor is used for a lot.

  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

Haha, I am a huge hockey fan. Though I am a Bruins fan since I am originally from New England, but I do like to watch the Avs play from time to time.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

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  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

Bro use cable combs man. Please for the love of Janus use cable combs for dem pretty cables.

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

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  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Already ordered. They looked good at first without them but seem to have wilted slightly in the photos.

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Installed

  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

+1000 for an incredible, beautiful build. -999 for starting the explanation with an Ayn Rand quote. Gross.

+1 :)

  • 41 months ago
  • 0 points

Lol, not for everyone I guess.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

The Toast truly does Ayn Rand honor.

http://the-toast.net/2016/02/11/ayn-rand-once-cursed-a-guys-****-so-bad-he-moved-across-the-country/

Also them rewriting books with her ideals is pretty good. Say, do you like trains?

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Haha

  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

an ayn rand quote xDD good build tho +1

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

https://pcpartpicker.com/b/L9sJ7P Built my wife a 'lil PC

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

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  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

Boi... This is an amazing build. Everything about it is just insane, the desk to the pc. Dang it is nice. One thing tho, to make it better, work on your cable managment and it would be perfect. Don't get me wrong, this is a amazing build, but just work on ur cables! :D

  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

I bought some Cable combs, everyone says it but the real problem is that it's just SO MANY CABLES lol

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

lol

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

Updated w/combs

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

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  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

You Know, I saw this build (And glanced back at your original) yesterday. At first I was a tad surprised you decided to slap 2 x 900D cases together instead of a more secure investment of a case that was made deep like you have desired. The only reason I could see that you would need the depth is your position of the Res on your midplate, but hey Do what you would prefer to do.

I just think for the hardware you have used, that a different type of case possibly would hold up a little better for you in the future. I won't comment on your amount of graphics cards and whatnot (That just wouldn't be nice of me)

Tubing runs look nice. Congrats.

TCO

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm confused as to whether you like it or don't? The amount of graphics cards is based on what I use it for... not what you use it for. Same could be said for everything in the case and the case itself.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

You Fold. I understand. Thanks for Folding. And yes, you stand by the case, it's contents, how you went about the build, I follow you 100%.

TCO

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

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  • 39 months ago
  • 3 points

This man scares me.......four, four! 12 GB video cards....wow

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

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  • 39 months ago
  • 3 points

This is what a true pc gamer buys. Congrats Mr.Gates!

  • 29 months ago
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  • 35 months ago
  • 3 points

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  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

R.I.P wallet

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Replaced build with https://pcpartpicker.com/b/tdXPxr

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Wonderful!

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Replaced build with https://pcpartpicker.com/b/tdXPxr

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Sweet!

Were did you get all the money from?

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Buying/Selling/upgrading for 6 years. I also don't have a car payment as I keep fixing my old one.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Ok, just curious. The build is amazing!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

This thing eats 10000 Wats

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Lol, does about 2400 when I mess up and hit windowed fullscreen. Other than that it's about 1500.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Replaced build with https://pcpartpicker.com/b/tdXPxr

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Beastly comp. I also like your new desk.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks so much!

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Replaced build with https://pcpartpicker.com/b/tdXPxr

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Beautiful.

+1

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Appreciate that!

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Replaced build with https://pcpartpicker.com/b/tdXPxr

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

This build is amazing! +1

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

So much wow. +18,000

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

holly mother of god what is this thing...!!! insane build.Get this thing featured right now.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Doubt it, they like to feature low end builds and I get it. They have a broader appeal to those striving for their first build.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I have not see this many fans in my life!! Holy Janus!

+1 for each of those fans! lol :)

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Hey how'd my dream build get here!?

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Lol

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

What uses do you have for this besides Folding@Home and Gaming?

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Converting Video files for my home entertainment server.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Wow, what a cheap PC it's only 182.5681 dollars.

Wait hold on 18256.81. Still not a lot.

Who am I kidding, that's a beast. Any reason 4 Titan X's and not 4 980ti's? I thought 980ti almost have all the power of a titan at a cheaper price.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

They do and don't, they just don't have the VRAM for absolute max settings. Even at 6 Megapixels I use 7Gb on most games when my VRAM is massively overclocked.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I saw the original version of this build, thought it was beautiful. Not sure how you could make it more beautiful, but you did it.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Appreciate that!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

No problem.

By the way, that's a neat water cooling loop, it's very simple looking.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

That was what I was going for.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I could tell, you worked with that very well.

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

https://pcpartpicker.com/b/L9sJ7P Built my wife a 'lil PC

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Holy flying case fans batman! They're everywhere!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

True, I built a PC to hide a wind tunnel!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

With that many rads and fans, what rpm do you run your fans at? And just for shiggles and gits, I'm curious how loud it would be if all 46(I counted) were running at 100%

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

It hits 100% at 60c on the CPU (set by Bios). And as the majority are Quiet edition it sounds like a light breeze in a tunnel. Literally sounds like wind!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Cool, thanks for uploading and sharing it with the community. Ever though of going to other popular sites and sharing it to possibly spread the idea of F@H or possibly BOINC?

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

I never tried on F@H even thought I fold through them. I'll get on that!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

uuuuuummmm wow

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

No problem

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

You make my college budget cry man :( This pc is a glorious build! When will the Samsung 32:9 come out? +1

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Supposedly this fall/winter and the gaming version to follow. Hopefully the gaming version is GSync or I'll have to rig it to be GSync lol

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Hmm, you should wait for it to be g sync! I personally am wanting to get a 1440p 144hz monitor, whenever pascal comes out . This will require me to save for quite some time, hopefully meaning the monitor then, will be even less.

One thing I like about you, is you updated everyone on your 1.0 build about this one, and then continued to answer everything :)

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

I try to help when possible, I like seeing people work hard to get what they want and if I can help along the way I will!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I shall keep you in mind! Thank you :) I mean, if you ever get that 32:9 monitor, I might be able to purchase a 144hz g sync monitor from you!

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

This is true, GSync had a lot of flaws for quite awhile but now it's butter.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I recently got the Sapphire Nitro 380x, since my past GPU came from my old old pc (GT 430). This is a place holder for Pascal, maybe a 1070. IF the pattern of advancements continue, that will be near the same performance of the 980ti, correct? The 970 was about the same as the 780ti, meaning the 1080 will probably be better than the 980ti :D (I hope I have all of these listings in my mind correctly).

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

That is correct but those are base performance specs. I wait until someone has Modded the bios, shares it and their results before I buy. The AMD cards just do not overclock well or I'd be all over them considering some of their features.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

loving that case you made!! Definetly unique and this pops up in many people's wet dreams

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Haha, was a LOT of work. This entire build was really, took over a month. I was taking Ibuprofen every morning to get out of bed. When I say I worked my butt off I really, really mean it.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I can tell man. Looks like it took over a month tbh haha

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Jesus Christ, that's a lot of fans. Edit: Question, why so many disc drives? Also, it's hard to upgrade from something as good as that original build. Hope you get a lot of money selling it or something.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

The original build parts sold as a separate computer with dual 980s/5930k I got from an RMA deal and my spare parts from this build. I did quite well on it but did a bit of work to get there. Better that than lose so much money this close to pascal.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I look forward to your next incredibly overkilled build for Pascal/Kaby Lake

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

HOLY ****

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

The reaction we all aspire to, thanks!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

WOW. What a truly mean gaming machine! I'm talking massive GPU power!! Forget 4K, this one is 8K proof!!!

I often wonder why most people spend so little on their PCs and 100's of thousands of dollars on cars, when they only use them for an hour a day, two tops. At least you can enjoy something that's less expensive than most new cars.

When the pascal video cards come out you should be able to recoup 75% of your investment on the Titans, possibly more. Thanks for building and posting on this site. I appreciate it.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

I appreciate the response and hopefully 2x4k/32:9/8k becomes a thing (hopes and dreams).

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Yes ... it would be dreamlike on the new display on your shopping list.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

BTW, why aren't there any build guides over $2K?

I spent months specing out a nice $3K video editing rig that I can game on PT.

It would have been nice to have not had to start from scratch.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

The build guides take time, LOTS of it and since this build was so difficult and so time consuming I need a short break but considering the response I might make a nice build guide from my photos and experience.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

sobs I wish i had this Plus thats awesome how you merged two cases!

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

I had a lot of metal chopping and painting to make it happen!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

It was all worth it tho!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

MC FPS? Must LOL.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Generally it freaks out on MC if SLI actually works and the FPS spikes all over. It's not really my game anyhow.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Jesus. I'd hope not. $19000 for MC would just get you arrested.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Build looks amazing. I like how you redid your office in the midst. How's the Samsung 850 Pro, and if you did benchmark it what were the read/write speeds? It's a very bright build and it looks amazing. Your cable management is better than a lot I've seen.

+1

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Been awhile since I did read/write tests. Day to day functionality is great and I don't believe it's really much faster than the other 850 but it has the longevity.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Okay. I was just wondering because I eventually want a good quality SSD that's going to last me a while and have good read/write speeds.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

I really like the 850 evo. I have it in my work computer and it's run great for several years now!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Looks at current setup Looks at PC cries

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Haha, this is just high on my priorities list. My wife won't let it be much longer when I have kids for sure lol

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

lol most likely you will get feature

  • 41 months ago
  • 0 points

Meh, I'd say they will stick with the easier builds for features because it shows people that they can build a PC and not be afraid of mistakes. This one is slightly more for the "advanced" users lol

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

HOLY RADIATORS, THIS BUILD IS AMAZING.

You should look into getting a Predator X4 or ASUS ROG Ultrawide. Eliminate some monitor borders. ;)

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

A thought, really wanting a 32:9 setup and the monitors come out soon.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Did you overclock your cpu? if so to what ghz?

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

You put in a lot of hard work. Congratulations!

May it serve you faithfully for the years to come.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

dirtyyyyyy

Fantastic build. +1

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

If only I had 15 credits to spare to rez my Janus... :( +1

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Beautiful setup!

+1 For the Av's. Until next year man :(

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Been saying that the last few years sadly :(

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

You superman maniac :>

Nice build

What frames do you get on minecraft?

jk
  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I look at these and puts my 3000 dollar pc to shame.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

No it's all in the uses of the individual

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

You seem to missing some fans... +1

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Haha, none...

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I see, liquid cooled without the fans. I tell ya, new technology every friggen day

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I just thought of something that could happen in the future, and maybe it already exists IDK.

so just like you did you merged 2 PC cases as 1, so what if you can mirror the same PC components to the other case, but that might hurt the power consumption.

That idea is just for gaming in the future when games become super CPU and GPU intensive.

And maybe even have 3 PC cases and mirror the PC components again.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Actually a very good idea!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

This is pure art!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Love the build wish I could give more than a +1

Quoting Ayn Rand... Fan of her books?

  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

I will say, as a Libertarian/Anarchist Rand is probably not the best source. Definitely worth reading, but, eh, go for Human Action, Spontaneous Order, Ethics of Liberty, The Law just to name a few...

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Just starting on reading about her, Libertarian starter kit I suppose!

  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

Make sure to read both books. Atlas Shrugged is ok, a little long winded. Fountain head is a bit better. The philosophy behind it all though.... Never understood it. I applauded Kevin Levine (Bioshock designer) for his interpretation of the concequenes from such a Ayn Rand society.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point
  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

yup. good video

  • 40 months ago
  • 2 points

Sorry dude i dont have a facebook account.

  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

You should check out Murray Rothbard and David Friedman

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I'll do that!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Rothbard is my guy. And Hayek. And Mises.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

what else can you say about a 18K build, but wow, also i love the woodwork and the desk, this is truly a custom make work station from start to finish.....

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Did you shove 2 900Ds together to make one supercase?

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Essentially...

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

"A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others" - Ayn Rand

Very true!

Congrats on the featured build! Great job!

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

A recent featured build was 2 PCs crammed into one case. This build is one PC inside of 2 cases crammed together. Interesting!

Great job. You obviously put a lot of hours into this thing.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

I really really did lol

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

*God's true form

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Haha, I'm sure he's better than this. Thanks for the compliments though!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

np!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Pristine indeed!!!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I'm glad I have self control not to buy something like this. I have the money; no kids, sell parts, work, etc, but just don't see me getting full use out of something like this.

Not hating, this is one awesome build.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Wow

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

excuse me will i pick up my jaw back

you are the first person to actually cut and weld two PC case together if that is the correct term to use.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

I believe that's probably true.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

looking at your GPU water blocks

how are the temps with the Titan X in SLi?

im pretty sure your GPU are not at stock clocks with those setups.

this reminds me of JayTwoCents Skunkworks PC which also play minecraft with 4 GPUs

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Temps on the Titans max around 50 after an hour of gaming or so, 60 after a few hours of benching. No they are not stock clocks, I flashed the Bios on them for higher voltage and power.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I see

How i wish i could afford this man

I still have my loans to pay

so pretty much i am just working to just pay my bills so you see my builds are old rig and hand me downs.

I wish i can build one nice rig for myself

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

You'll get there one day!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Bravo sir! Hey if you can afford it then why not!? +1 all day.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Congrats on the feature build bro! Very well deserved!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

This is an ultimate build, great fabrication.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Can it run pong on medium graphics above 10fps without crashing?

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

First off, Love the build!

Secondly.... I swear I thought that coat rack in your picture was a ghost. ...or something of that nature lol

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah someone else mentioned that, maybe I'll replace that pic if I get the chance lol

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Its a cool pic! I just thought it was funny. I thought to myself "wow what a mmonster" then my eyes drifted and... "OH LORD WHAT THE HECK IS THAT!"

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

$18000!!!!!!! I don't understand what I did wrong in life to not have a 20k PC???

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Don't buy a new car or a few other things, keep fixing an old one and doing your own work around the house and other places. It's been great for me.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

cough

I'm 14.

But good advise.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

are you sure you have enough fans in this ? :D sweet rig dude

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

NEVER! J/K, yeah it's not really loud because they're quiet edition but it sounds like a wind tunnel when it gets hot (fans go up and down via the CPU temp).

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

fans are now edited (was off by 6)

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

this is the ultimate first world problem, having so many fans in your pc that you can barely count them

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Very True!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

WOW! SIIIIIIICK BUILD.

11/10, WOULD GO FOR THIS RATHER THAN A HOT GIRL

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Haha, very appreciated!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Did you by any chance mention this post as upcoming on the Nvidia page at facebook ? I believe we had a small discussion on whether you'd be putting them 850 pros in RAID.

Great build ! Nice to see people going all out to get the build they need. $18k. Hmmmm...

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I didn't know anything about the NVIDIA page but I appreciate the comment!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Only one question , where have u put all the fan ??? (because if i don't say **** u have 38 corsair Air serie AF 120 quiet edition (39.9 cfm) , 14 corsair air serie white 52.2 cfm and 3 cougar cfd14hbw 73.2 , so 55 fan ...). Or maybe it's a fail when u have do the partlist ? After good build even if i prefer the sticker than the cut with dremel

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

fans are now edited (was off by 6)

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Write a Novel dude, GREAT DESCRIPTION, although i didn't read it all, the introduction got me hooked, but i generally don't read...

+1

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

when i first seen it i read the first line, and came back and read the description afterwords. I should of did that before commenting last time because i asked if he welded two 900Ds together, and the description clearly stated he did.

  • 41 months ago
  • 0 points

Thanks, Fair enough!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Do you actually have 44 fans in this thing?

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

fans are now edited (was off by 6)

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Very nice!! How noisy is your computer though?

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Not very actually, I really wanted quiet this time hence the fans I picked out. And I have the floor so the air floor is separate.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Alright!! Thanks for the answer and great build!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Did you literally find the most expensive version of everything on the list?

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

No, just bought the majority of it quite awhile ago. Ram was 750 when I bought it and I thought it was cheap then. Now it's like 250, Titan X's were 1500 originally because of their rarity. Now (if you can find them) they're a little over 1k. Also, I live in Illinois and it's an online sales tax state.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Dear goodness. I am undone with this beautiful creature.

Also, Rand quote and you have a Guy Fawks mask as your avatar... get the feeling our political views might share some similarities. #TaxationisTheft

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Taxationisthesft

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

https://pcpartpicker.com/b/L9sJ7P Built my wife a 'lil PC

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I seriously have no words for this. This build is insane..... Great job on the hard work assembling this beast and creating your own subtle gaming desk. I do have a few questions though:

-Are 4 Titan X's overkill? Maybe that was the goal XD -Have you experienced any bottlenecking anywhere in regards to performance? It seems like you have picked out each component very carefully.

Again, awesome job, man! I am in the process of building my first computer on a $1500 budget. Just waiting for some parts to come in, but it takes forever since I'm overseas -_-. Can't Wait!

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

They are and are not overkill, it's all based on game optimization and resolution. Bottlenecking follows suit. I would say CPU on DX11 Games and DX9 games are unplayable (I tried to play WOW for comedic purposes) as the crash shortly after start. Every part was very carefully chosen. Some prices are high because I bought them after release or in the case of my mouse/keyboard/gamepad, they are very old and the price was the release price. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/6XNwwP

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Damn that's crazy, but at least you're set up for the future! You working on any new projects after this? Or are you going to take a break for a while?

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Actually building a "for sale" build to get rid of spare parts and things. When I do I can knock the price of this down as I bought a radiator I couldn't fit, lots of fittings and tubing, and a few other things. After that I'm doing a low end server at with some 960s and a 5960x I got from RMA because I zapped my first one hitting FS top 20.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I know it's easier said than done, but since you're obviously a skilled craftsman, why don't you build a desk as your case? Maybe a project to consider?

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

That was actually the intention but as I went along I changed my mind. Felt like I would be defiling this beautiful wood. One day PCs will be quite small and not require such a desk but this desk can be passed to my grandchildren and so on.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Wow. One of the cleanest builds I've seen on this site. I like to see the pass-through fittings finally getting some well-deserved love.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

They were quite helpful in concealing things under the floor. It's pretty packed down there, organized, but packed!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

BRUH!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

lol, such a great build and then you have to go with that crappy keyboard. If you're spending $18,000 on a PC at least get a mechanical.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

I have so much love for this thing, I've had it for ages (if you're referring to the G13). It has yet to meet it's rival. If you're talking about the Microsoft one, don't. It's an ergo board for work as I have a lot of typing to do.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

I was talking about the ergonomic one, yes

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

just because uh...

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I would have used a dedicated rig for folding@home using server hardware, but then again most people don't even know much about server stuff.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

I know a bit but Servers are pretty steep in price and rigid in what they can do. While nice to have, they have a much smaller amount of work they can do to help in folding as most folding involves Physics and that is a primary function of a graphics card. Honestly it's a multifunction machine but it's great at folding because the temps are so low and that tags onto its longevity.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

server hardware does have a bit of a price premium, but it isn't any more than the premium on enthusiest hardware.

Servers are purpose built machines, they can be good at whatever you want them to be good at, but they usually aren't very good at anything else.

An example of this is the nvidia tesla k80, which you can get your hands on one for ~$4000. It's noticably faster than the titan x at single percision floating point operations, but it is about 14x as powerfull as a for double presision floating point operations. As a result ths is the go-to card for machine learning and hardcore physics simulation. Downsides, you have to make arrangements to cool a 300w card that has a passive cooler on it, and you can only use it for cuda stuff, by that I mean it is incapable of doing anything other than cuda computation because it only has cuda cores, and you can only use them on specific server grade motherboards.

This example build should be about 10x as powerfull for double precision floating point math. (note, I did not add anything to allow you to cool the gpus, your best bet would be to use a couple of delta fans and a custom shroud)

The downside is, you can't game on it.

NOTE: I didn't look too deeply into the parts for the example build, it was only an example and there may be some hidden incompatability I did not catch.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Ever priced a server Rack? My case and all the mods and paint was cheaper than a ****** one used.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

You mean a rack to put servers in or a rack mounted chasis? Neither is really nessisary for a single server

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I love how that custom metal plate bridges the two cases to make it seem like one big cave. Bravo

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Should put a little Batman and Joker battling it out on the floor.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I can't help but get all giggly over how many fans you have and my roommate does not believe you have 46 fans, could you please explain????? xD this is great to be honest, I just wish I had money to spend like you!!

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Money comes with time and savings. "priorities." There are twelve in the front, 15 up top, bottom door side has 12, other side has 8 I believe. It sounds like a wind tunnel.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Wow! That friggin crazy! Respect, man!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

fans are now edited (was off by 6)

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

FeelTheEnvy

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Lol, to each his own.

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

That's a cheap PC you've got there.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

So I keep hearing