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I had a bunch of extra parts, and an OS laying around. I already have a really thrown together Windows Server, holding movies and games. So I wanted to have a media PC for playing them, or just playing movies/games on a bigger screen. The graphics card will be updated in the future, but it does great 1080p for now. Eventually I plan to make this a VR setup so that we, our guests, and family can use. Let me know what you think! I'm loving it so far.
Nobody is gonna beat intel performance, I got this from a friend upgrading to an 8700K. I love using it, but I'd recommend getting the 8700K
This definitely keeps the CPU temp in check, luckily it also is able to not use a lot of power. The only issue is that it takes up two fan headers, I wish corsair would fix this and just put it into one.
I had this board laying around waiting for an upgrade to my current gaming PC, however, after realizing how basic this board is, I didn't want to use it as an upgrade anymore. I hate the BIOS, and the fan headers are in pretty weird places, but it's got 2 M.2 headers. Also, for some reason, it loses all of the drivers if the machine crashes, MSI really should figure out how to have that in an on board profile like Asus. I recommend getting an Asus, an ASRock, EVGA, or even Gigabyte/Aorus over MSI every time.
DDR4 that works! That's all I need it to do for this build.
I usually love team's stuff, unfortunately, I can't test the RGB factor because my basic board doesn't have a header for it, you need an additional 5V header, make sure your board has it! Other than that, it looks good on it's own and as of 1/3/19 it's still the cheapest 1TB SSD.
I had this sitting around, it works and I never doubt WD over Seagate.
My cousin let me use this card, it fits the colors for now and it works, that's all I can ask out of this little guy.
I loved Deepcool's stuff, keyword, loved. This case I bought brand new and the build quality was just sub par. Paint was missing, the logo is crooked, there was hot glue everywhere on the front panel which I cleaned off, and it was full of sharp edges, I recently built a PC for my friend using the white variant and for some reason, it was just much better. Maybe I got a fluke, but just in case (no pun intended), I don't recommend this.
It's from EVGA which I trust always, it's non modular unfortunately, but I had it laying around and it works for what I need it to, I just wish it had more SATA power connectors, it only has 3.
I honestly have dealt with other RGB fans in the past and I can say that these are the worst to work with, go with Corsair or with NZXT, the software and the hardware is better, but they work good.