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Comment reply on Subtle3d's Completed Build: Warp PC

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Totally Awesome!

Comment reply on guapocuda's Completed Build: Nick's first try at a build

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

October 2019 Update. I removed the M.2 Optane drive, never noticed it helping much anyway. I replaced it with a 1TB Samsung 970 Evo m.2 NVME SSD (only one M.2 on the motherboard). Cloned the boot drive over, unplugged the old Samsung 250 GB SSD, and it works great on the new 1TB M.2 SDD. I was running out of file storage and didn't want to store the files on the HDD. While I was in there I swapped the above listed RAM with 4x8GB 3600Hz G.Skill Trident Z RGB. Same as the existing, just upped the frequency from 3000 to 3600 and now four sticks, but still 32 GB total. Ran some of my own tests/benchmarks and no noticeable difference. Ran Cenebench R15 and the score went from 1180ish to 1315ish. But, that was changing the bios frequency from default 2133 to 3200 (high as I could get it stable). Overall no noticeable difference but it was fun to do. I also installed a Cooler Master AIO CPU liquid cooler, but it died at about 8 months so went back to the above listed Cryorig cooler. I monitor the temps and the air vs liquid is maybe 5 degrees C difference. Stays betwen 40C to 50C, and will jump to 65C under load (loading minecraft and such).

Comment reply on guapocuda's Saved Part List: Dark Night Build mimicking Jayz2Centz

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't think I have the right GPU water cooling block.

Comment reply on guapocuda's Completed Build: Orange Ninja - Kids Gaming Machine

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the comment. For now it works ok with the integrated GPU, but one day I will upgrade and add a good GPU.

Comment reply on guapocuda's Completed Build: Nick's first try at a build

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

I just searched YouTube for videos on my processor and my specific motherboard, just for installation. I have added a Cooler Master "MasterLiquid LC240E RGB" but no delidding. No regrets on anything. I got a great, fast machine that does everything I need. I sometimes wish I had more RAM or cores, but that is just me nerding out on the latest technology. This build works perfectly fine for what I do.

Comment reply on guapocuda's Completed Build: Nick's first try at a build

  • 16 months ago
  • 2 points

Since building this unit, I have learned a lot more about builds and parts. Thanks for the input. I will look into getting a better cooler, perhaps a liquid with radiator mounted to the top. When I run CAD or games I keep "Core Temp" open and monitor the temps, as well as Task Manager for the CPU and RAM usage. No problems with high temps or usage yet.

I have been considering adding more RAM, but just for fun as I have not had any issue with RAM usage. I will look at upgrading to a faster speed instead of adding more.

I will most likely get a better power supply for my next build (prob in about 3 years), but going to use this one unless there are problems. Bronze 80+ is not the cheapest, but I agree a gold or platinum + would be better and will go into my next build.

Comment reply on guapocuda's Completed Build: Nick's first try at a build

  • 16 months ago
  • 2 points

lol, yes, it is built and using it now. Use it for Cadwork and modded minecraft. everything is working just fine. I built it as my old computer was failing. i didn't know too much about builds when i built it, but I have watched many hours of "how to" videos on YouTube since: Jayztwocents, Linus, etc.

Comment reply on guapocuda's Completed Build: Nick's first try at a build

  • 17 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks for the comment @Dotz59. I do some AutoCAD work as well as gaming on the machine. Most of my gaming is modded Minecraft. So far the computer works great for both. There are even some Minecraft mods that I couldn't play before than I can now!

I installed an old HHD for mass storage, but will upgrade to a larger SDD one day. I keep most everything I do on the cloud and do occasional backups to an external. So no real need for another drive...yet.

Comment reply on guapocuda's Completed Build: Nick's first try at a build

  • 18 months ago
  • 1 point

@ooferino, Thanks for the comment. I am still a noob as to computer builds. I just used an existing build and modified a few parts. Any suggestions on a motherboard I could use instead? I am looking to build a new, less powerful, gaming machine for my son and could give him this motherboard and upgrade my main machine. Also is GPU part of the motherboard?

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