Description

This build was for my wife as she gets heavily into content creation. The parts focus mostly on video editing and an occasional dabble in Adobe Photoshop.

At first, the ITX platform was a pain to build as it was my first one. Everything was a lot tighter and I quickly realized that I would have to pick up a fan hub to control the 4 fans around the case.

The small form factor of the build fits perfectly with her desk setup. We approached it with minimalism in mind and it turned out better than we expected.

Part Reviews

CPU

Great performance and price! The Ryzen 9 platform brought a wonderful experience to this build. 12-Cores was a welcoming addition to video editing and it is a rendering beast! Especially while multitasking from different applications for content creation.

A solid processor.

Motherboard

Everything you needed on an ITX board. Fits my needs perfectly. It also looks really good! Ready for PCIe 4!

The wifi is a definite plus!

Memory

In the land of RAM, I believe Corsair is up there as one of the most innovative. The RGB on these are stellar!

Definitely the coolest RAM sticks I've ever bought.

Storage

A simple working drive with a lot of uses. For the price, you do get a lot!

No complaints SSD!

Storage

Fast and furious! The main OS drive for my computer. Loads everything up quick and snappy!

Highly rated SSD!

Storage

An archive drive that does its job well. I haven't had any issues with this HDD and it's always a plus to pair it with a working SSD.

Video Card

You can't go wrong with a Nvidia card. The GTX 1070 is not an exception. It blazes through graphics intensive games and works great on video editing.

Still a beast!

Case

Beautiful. One of the nicest looking cases for a small build. The tempered glass adds a touch of elegance to any build. Wish the non-RGB version came with a fan hub.

The wonder box.

Keyboard

Great looking keyboard! Wish the battery life was better.

Aesthetically pleasing!

Mouse

Amazing tech in a mouse! Fits well in the hands and performs tasks flawlessly. Waking up from sleep is a little slow, though. Saving battery life, I guess...

Comments

  • 5 months ago
  • 3 points

Mmm, I smell a featured. Also holy phuck

  • 5 months ago
  • 2 points

I'm afraid that you're going to have problem with thermal with this case and cooling solution.

And what table are you using? It looks very nice.

  • 5 months ago
  • 2 points

Maybe, but I'm not pushing the computer or anything. Pretty much stock speeds. Plus the temperature in the room is usually pretty cold. As for the table, it is the Tresanti Adjustable Desk from Costco. I'm not sure if they have it anymore but we did buy it just earlier this year.

  • 5 months ago
  • 2 points

Oh you fancy, huh

  • 3 months ago
  • 2 points

i really want to upvote this but it has 69 upvotes and i dont want to ruin it

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

setupgoals

this is amazing, i love it.

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you!

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Really nice! Only thing i'd change is the CPU cooler, in my opinion it ruins the color scheme. Oh and what monitor is that?

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

massdrop (drop) vast

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! Yeah, I was on the fence with the cooler. In fact, I have a Corsair H100i GTX, which would have been perfect, but it's been sitting around a little too long and I was afraid it would've been bad. Originally, I was just putting this computer together with just the parts I had laying around. It just kinda got out of hand, lol.

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Haha! Things like this always gets outta hand

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point
  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

This setup is gorgeous and the specs are extremely impressive! I do wonder what monitor you used however, as it doesn't appear to be listed?

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

its the Massdrop VAST I think

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

The monitor is actually the Massdrop Vast 35" Ultrawide. I couldn't find it on the list, haha. Thanks for the kind words!

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

When adding things to your build, you can manually add stuff like that by typing out the name or putting a link to a website w/ the item in question. I hadn't heard of that monitor until today, pretty nice.

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

The build is great, the setup even better. But I have to comment on the SATA cables, I feel like they're the one thing making the build all come together. Anyway just my OCD :) +1

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah I feel you. I may have to go in there and mess with it. But if my wife is cool with it, I'm good. Haha

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Hi,

How is the motherboard performance/stability so far ? And is it good for daily purposes ? Recommend it ?

Thanks

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Upvote for the super clean workspace.

I must be an SFF snob, that case may be ITX but there is nothing small about it.

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! Yeah it's not THAT small but it's definitely smaller than what I'm use to. As long as my wife likes it, lol.

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

This is a breath of fresh air on pcpartpicker. Not nearly as many minimal setups as there should be. Loving it.

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Glad you enjoyed it! I totally agree with you on minimal setups. We definitely need more on here.

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Also check out a video my wife and I put together (it's just for fun): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glPB8sUIMbM

Make sure to turn on the subtitles as part of it is in Tagalog (Filipino). Cheers!

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

So clean, so nice

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

nice

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

What is your experience with the Logitech MX Speaker ? I was planning to buy them but I've read many reviews saying there are a few annoying things such as 'standby mode' or nonexisting highs.

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Wow, that's one hell of a camera. Those pics you made are wow. +1

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Such a nice looking setup with great parts

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

What read/write speeds do you get on your sabrent rocket ssd?

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Clean setup but the pc's black reminds of verge

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Great and inspiring! What's the name of the desk?

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

Bruh, I have that desk but it's filled with crap ;-;

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

what kind of desk is it?

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

I forgot what it was, so sorry.

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

Very nice build. 2 questions. How are you finding the Ram on the X570? Any comments or concerns? and does the 1070 work well with the build so far?

Thanks

  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

So far so good. I have and more importantly, my wife has had no issues. 1070 is perfect for what she does (mostly word processing and video editing with Filmora). I can imagine it'll do great in gaming...

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

has there been any issues working on adobe photoshop and premiere?

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks beautiful!

Showed it to my wife and she was inspired, what sort of desk are you using?

I can see it's a standing desk but I dont believe we've seen a brand like that.

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

Holy **** thats a clean build

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Very clean pics and great looking! Would give +1000000 if I could

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

holy crap looks so clean

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

How is Sabrent Rocket SSD with you so far ?

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  • 5 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks! My wife is into the whole minimalism thing right now.

  • 5 months ago
  • 2 points

My wife seems to be spearheading an anti-minimalism movement cause she's terrible at getting rid of things...

  • 5 months ago
  • 2 points

LOL, I'm the same way

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