Description

Set out four years ago with the idea of building my own gaming computer. Well, life never really works out the way that you want it to, but long story short, here it finally is! So much better than it could have ever been a few years ago and smashing all expectations.

Part Reviews

CPU

Working great and staying cool while doing so. Not much else to say here. Never planned on overclocking, so I saved a couple bucks on the locked version.

CPU Cooler

Working quite well. Beast of a contraption when it came time to install it. Very sturdy in construction. Works very well at cooling so far.

Motherboard

Bios was intuitive, easy to navigate. Plenty of room for everything I wanted.

Memory

Works well and looks great while doing so. No issues here.

Storage

Fast. Very fast. Have MSI quick boot enabled, from power on to using computer is less than 10 seconds.

Storage

Contains all of my crap very well.

Video Card

Playing games and it hasn't even broken a sweat yet. Originally purchased the traditional red msi variant of the card, exchanged it for this one. Works great.

Case

Everything I needed, and then some

Power Supply

Found it on sale, decided to buy with wattage to spare in case I upgrade.

Optical Drive

Working for what I need it to

Operating System

Better than windows 8 by a long shot.

Sound Card

Paired with the Logitech z506, my whole room shakes when I play games.

Wireless Network Adapter

Had a little trouble getting it to install at first, computer didn't recognize it. Moved it to the correct pcie slot and suddenly it worked.

Case Fan

Cables could be a bit longer, otherwise great fans.

Case Accessory

Need to have the cables labeled properly. Led strips wouldn't light up at first cause I had the wrong cable attached at first.

Monitor

B. E. A. Utiful monitor.

Keyboard

It clicks, it clacks, it's rgb, what's not to like?

Speakers

Great speakers for a great price.

Comments

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

This looks really cool man. Also, love the title! +1

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! Had a lot of fun working on the whole thing.

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

Love the white theme. Great Build!

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

Damn, this system needs a liquid CPU cooler, just for the looks. Also GPU power cable is probably supposed to go from the bottom, but that's up to personal preference.

Looks really nice nevertheless!

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah, I am still getting the hang of cable management first time around.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

solid build man! looks pretty nice. good quality pictures too! how's that ram? I recently bought some as well, haven't installed yet, I've read that the software to control the lighting is pretty janky.. what do you think?

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

I was reading up on the software and basically decided to leave it cycling through colors. If you use the beta software from g.skill, they say that it will conflict with other software (such as CAM, which I"m using to monitor the computer and adjust the hue+)

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

I had a heart attack due to the pun in your build name.

+2

  • 29 months ago
  • 0 points

ryzen?

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

You gotta understand that most people are intel fans and they go intel. I would go 7700k over 7 1700 anyday.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

really? 1700 is so much better for price to performance, plus it is more futureproof and better cpu for not just gaming, but other productivity things as well like video editing and more.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

The Gaming benchmarks are like +4 to -4 frames. I personally wouldn't need a 8 core cpu because I would have a second computer for streaming.

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

Same here

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

I wanted to go with something that I felt comfortable with using. Having heard and only had good experiences with Intel, that is what I went with.

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