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SuperShermanTanker

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About SuperShermanTanker

  • Title
    Tinkering with a machine or electronic

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    www.twitch.tv/SuperM4Tanker
  • Twitter
    www.twitter.com/SuperM4Tanker

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Interests
    Tanks and Armored Vehicles, Computers, Videography and Photography
  • Biography
    I am someone who does photography and video production as a hobby and also does PC building as a hobby. I love to tinker arround with machines and play video games. I also love SiFi stuff like Star Trek and Star Wars, and am also into comics. I also am really into armored vehicles with the M4 Sherman being my favorite armored vehicle with the Challanger 2 being my favorite modern armored vehicle.
  • Occupation
    Student

System

  • CPU
    Intel Core i5 4690k at stock speed
  • Motherboard
    Asrock Z97 Extreme 4 that randomly turns itself on
  • RAM
    16gb 2 Crucial Ballistix and 2 Avexir budget series (yes I know the ram is mixed but it works)
  • GPU
    AMD RX480 8gb Reference Cooler and Sappire AMD Radeon R7 240 for Folding@Home
  • Case
    Silverstone Case With Side Window
  • Storage
    270gb Crucial SSD as boot drive and one 500gb and two 1tb storage drives and one 500gb drive in a hot swap bay for backup
  • PSU
    Seasonic Platinum 760watt 80+ Platinum
  • Display(s)
    2 1024x768 4:3 displays one Envision one Sony and as the main display a AOC 75hz Freesync 1080p 16:9 display
  • Cooling
    A mix of random 120mm fans 1 blue LED Antec fan and 1 blue LED slim Thermaltake fan in the top, 1 Thermaltake RRing white LED fan and 1 Noctua Linus Tech Tips Special Edition fan in the front, and finally 1 Noctua Linus Tech Tips Special Edition fan on my Antec Kuler AIO water cooling unit along with the fan that came with the AIO
  • Keyboard
    Logitech G105 Backlit LED Membrane Keyboard
  • Mouse
    Rocat Kone Pure
  • Sound
    2 Sony bookshelf speakers hooked up to a 20 watt amp
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Home 64Bit with a program to block all the tracking
  • PCPartPicker URL

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  1. WOW it's been forever since I was last on here so may as well post some build updates with my newer machines Main rig, this is the main machine I use at home: 2700x CPU 32gb 3200mhz CAS14 RAM Gigabyte X570 Gaming Ultra Motherboard Gigabyte RTX 2080 OC GPU Soundblaster XFi Titanium Fatal1ty sound card 512gb 970 Evo Plus M2 SSD, 270gb Crucial SSD, 3tb HDD Seasonic Prime Platinum 760watt PSU Old NZXT Tempest case Secondary rig, I keep this one at my parents house it's made out of mostly old parts with exception of the GPU and case: i7 5820k 16gb 2400mhz CAS 16 RAM Asus X99 TUF Sabertooth Motherboard EVGA GTX 1660 Super 512gb Inland M2 SSD, 512gb Tigo SSD, 2tb 2.5in Seagate SSHD 750watt Seasonic PSU Cooler Master NR600 case Spare PC, my old Alienware I keep on the side for when I need a extra PC: Alienware X51 i7 3570 16gb 1600mhz RAM GTX 660 OEM Dell 1.5gb DDR5 1tb HDD 330watt external Dell power brick
  2. Just has a ice blue to it and the Snow Leopard is my favorite animal, the desktop wallpaper and mouse pad are Snow Leopard pics. Also it's my favorite animal so my main PC is named after it.
  3. Definitely on the list of things to do to fix the GPU sag, also that Snow Leopard background is just one I found online that I pulled from a google search it fits the build and my mouse pad I have on that desk, also it's my favorite animal.
  4. I can probably get something to move the ITX PC onto but the smaller ATX PC on the white desk the desk has a set of drawers down the area under where the PC sits so it's impossible to center it out. Those 2 setups anyway aren't really setups I do more then play the PC on if I need space I'll either use the main PC desk or move somewhere else.
  5. I only reason I have that case for the Snow Leopard PC is because it's my favorite one I like how the outside looks just the inside is dated in the way it looks. Also thanks I try to keep stuff as clean as possible.
  6. So it's been a while since I last posted so why not start with some build updates: Snow Leopard PC First is my main rig: I completely redid it switching from X370 to X99 for some more IO and it was the only board I had with the ability to control all 6 fans the case has. I also got a newish (it was never used) NZXT Tempest case for the build as I just fell in love with how the case looked from the outside although the internals of the case are a bit dated with the grey metal look. Specs: i7 5820k at 4GHZ at stock voltage Asus X99 TUF Sabertooth Motherboard Hyper 212 Evo CPU Cooler 32gb 2400mhz Crucial DDR4 RAM Asus Strix Nvidia Geforce GTX 1070ti GPU NZXT Tempest Case Seasonic 760watt 80+ Platinum PSU Two 1tb 7200rpm HDDs One 3tb 7200rpm HDD One 270gb Crucial SSD On top of the desk: Acer 24inch 144hz 1080p Freesync Monitor Corsair K55 Keyboard Rocat Kone Mouse Creative A250 2.1 Sound System Pics: Cougar PC: Second is my ITX PC that sits in the same office as my main PC and is used as a spare PC: Specs: AMD R7 1700x Gigabyte B350 ITX AC Wifi Motherboard 16gb 2666mhz single stick Crucial RAM AMD Wraith Prisim CPU Cooler AMD Radeon RX 480 8gb Reference 450watt EVGA 80+ Bronze PSU Xigmatek ITX Case 1tb 7200RPM HDD 270gb Crucial SSD On top of the desk: AOC 20inch 1080p 75hz Freesync Monitor Edifier 2.1 Sound System Logitech membrane Keyboard Cougar Ravenger Mouse Pics: Black Leopard PC: Third this is a PC I leave at a family members house to use it's got the R7 2700x that was in my main system and a small ATX case: Specs: AMD R7 2700x Noctua NH-D9L CPU Cooler Asus Prime X370 Pro Motherboard 32gb 3000mhz ADATA XPG DDR4 RAM PNY Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6gb Riotoro CR1080 ATX Case Seasonic 750watt 80+ Gold PSU 120gb SSD 1tb 7200RPM HDD On top of the desk: Acer X203w 1680x1050 16:10 60hz 22inch Minitor Generic Dell Keyboard Generic Sharkk Gaming Mouse Logitech 2.0 Sound System Pics: I still I want to improve the way my setups and PCs look. I already did everything to the best of what I feel looks nice but I want some opinions and suggestions for improvement other then the millions of wires under the main desk I know I have to tidy that up. I'm also looking for suggestions on upgrades for the setups and PCs too.
  7. I don't think the AMD APUs and GPUs are compatible with the DRM that they have for 4k netflix from what I looked up you need either a Nvidia 10xx series GPU with 3+gb of VRAM or a Intel Kabylake or higher chip
  8. I want to build a HTPC for streaming 4k Netflix and YouTube. I would usually make the part list myself but this is turning out to be extremely difficult to do. My budget is max $300 to do this and it has to be small enough to fit on the TV stand or next to the TV stand. Also it would need to have WiFi too and the router is a newer 802.11 AC dualband router so a good WiFi card would have plenty of bandwidth to play with. What do you guys think I should do????
  9. Are they selling out with Intel for this?????? PS I'm just joking
  10. Wow my profile page is so out of date, gonna have to update it lol

  11. Well I have a i5 kabylake system and I feel it's going to last me quite a few years because think of how long dual cores lasted with a few of the very popular games still being playable on a dual core so think on how that will happen with quad cores they are so popular dating back on the intel consumer platform to the Core 2 Quads (which still can play games with medium to high settings with a lower midrange GPU) and due to the popularity developers will take that into mind just as they did with dual cores not too long ago. EDIT: PS developers are still just started intergrating support for more cores and some still even with 6-8 core CPUs being more abundant don't even take advantage of that.
  12. New update to my setup: New Desk, New Case, and the old Alienware X51 which was my first actual gaming PC back a few years ago is back on the desk to look good. I can easily switch between the 2 machines by pushing a button on a KVM located under the desk and hitting the input selection button on my monitor. The new case is a Cooler Master HAF X and the thing is literally as big as it looks only sitting a few inches shorter then the desk.
  13. So I want to rebuild my LAN party PC as it's a older PC and ever since I got a new MSI laptop with a i7 7700HQ and GTX 1060 6gb in it the PC has been unused as it's running on a Haswell i5 and a R7 370 4gb. Here;s the part list to it https://pcpartpicker.com/user/SuperM4Tanker/saved/2tTYJx. I'm still debating weather I should upgrade it or just rebuild it into a Sleeper PC in a old ivybridge MATX HP case I have that I got from the flea market in which the motherboard inside was dead. If I do reuse some old parts from the old machine I would probably reuse the GPU, CPU, RAM, SSD, and/or HDD as I can move those over. I can also reuse the PSU as it's a good one but I have some other 500 watt PSUs I can use too that are slightly lower quality and are only regular 80plus rated and not 80plus bronze. My budget if I was building a entire new machine and/or reusing stuff from the LAN PC would be $500, and if I was just to upgrade the old LAN PC the budget would be $200-300. So what should I do????
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