Description

Started off with a simply budget build. Haven't built a Gaming PC in 5 years. Last PC was custom water cooled loop that cost me $5000. Traveled the last decade and never used my custom gaming pc builds in the past. They just went to waste would end up selling them for cheap. Finally upgrading from my macbrook pro retina ($3500) and surface pro 3 i7 ($2000). The PS4 Pro and Xbox one s just upgraded too from ps4 and xbox one to go with my Samsung 4k 65ks8000 ( bought it the day it came out) and 4k bluray player. The tv makes graphics look great but its just not as smooth i would like, with the details you get from a pc. Figured it was finally time get back into pc gaming and build new gaming rig.

spec v.1 / build
cooler master 212 evo 500w psu
Asus strix gtx 1070
Ballstix 16gb 2400 ram stock fans. Corsair k55 rgb keyboard reused my old samsung 29 ultrawide 1080p monitor had hooked to mac and surface old logitec mouse

In the parts list i upgraded almost everything from 1st build except cpu, mobo, case, 1 pny ssd.

Late 2017 upgrades V.3 Evga gtx 1080ti sli (Couldnt wait anylonger for ti to release)
Samsung 960 evo 1tb nvme m.2 to replace pny raid 0 setup Rgb 32gb ddr4 corsair vengeance when releases or Gskill trident z rgb 32gb kit x299 mobo + skylake x cpu once they release
HTC Vive VR Maybe 4k hdr monitor if they ever make it in a 32" or larger size. By then i will need to upgrade to volta gpu's

Comments

  • 32 months ago
  • 1 point

so bootiful <3

+1

  • 32 months ago
  • 1 point

Welcome back to PC gaming! I'm absolutely in love with the clean look some motherboards have, not exactly sure what that's called. Also, +1 for the sli 1080s and Inwin case.

  • 31 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks!

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

What's the actual point in having both a 4k bluray player and an xbox one s?

  • 31 months ago
  • 2 points

I bought the 4k bluray before the xbox one s came out. got the xbox one s to try out the gears of war 4 in hdr. Plus i use 4k bluray player since it supports atmos and dts:x 3d sound tracks . i have 5.4.1 surround sound system i built and the 3d sound tracks make a hugh difference. With good hdr 4k tv and 4k blueray and 3d sound tracks make movies amazing. Though it expensive just to get started into the video and audiophile world. spent around 9k for my home theater setup in 2016.

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

looks amazing! 1+!

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build! I would love to see some 1080 sli benchmarks. +1

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

I need to run some benchs on them. Im getting 115+ fps plus running overwatch will all max epic settings @ 3440x1440p. that was with the graphic cards with mild oc. i run more benches and really push the oc. did get max 2112mhz on both gpus when ran 1 bench mark. but once cards get hot drop to 2088mhz. that was with stock fan profiles. need make custom fan profile to keep the clocks higher. cards run at 60 to 62c max on top card 52 lower gpu if turn fans upto 60% fan speed .

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks great. I can't find the two white fans. Did you wind up using them in this build?

  • 31 months ago
  • 2 points

ya the ml120 pro's are on the rad in pull config. got the rgb fans on front of rad in push. the front of the case where the in win logo is there is room for 2 fans that hide in this fan compartment area.

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

I gotta tell you this build really make me drool

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

SLI 1080's....what dreams are made of. Also, what chair is that? :o

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

its vertagear p-line

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

Sid you have any problems with Windows 10 and the mx300 m.2? Other than that, great build! Dual 1080s ftw.

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

not at the time when did drive migration. i updated a firmwire first on all drive etc before i migrated windows partion over to the mx m.2 then now running i samsung 960 evo 512gb. Got whole new biuld im working on now. wiating for my evga 1080ti ftw3 (elite member white) to get here.

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Hi, great build, a serious monster. Can you please tell me what width SLI bridge you used here? Looking at the board I'm guessing a 2-slot one, but it would be nice to be sure before buying anything! Cheers, thanks!

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

i used a 3 slot bridge.

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

Also double check your mobo spacing. mine has 1 pci-e in between the gpus thats why it took a 3 slot.

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you very much for the info, greatly appreciated.

  • 31 months ago
  • 0 points

AMD is coming Watch prices drop to follow

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