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Spent two days ripping it apart and putting it back together. 

 

Board wont post now. Even tested it before building as I had to mod a heatsink  in order to fit a gpu backplate. 

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Main RIg Corsair Air 540, I7 8700k, ASUS ROG Strix Z370-H, G.Skill TridentZ 16GB, EVGA 1080TI SC Black, EVGA 850 GQ, Acer xG270HU 2560x1440@144hz

 

Spare RIg Corsair Air 540, I7 4770K, Asus Maximus VI Extreme, G.Skill Ares 32Gb, EVGA 1080sc & 1060 SSC, Corsair CX850M, Acer KG251Q 1920x1080@240hz 

 

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Case: Coolermaster H500P (Mesh)

Psu: Corsair RMx 650w

Motherboard: MSI Z370 Pro gaming Carbon AC

CPU: I7-8700K 6 cores @4.8ghz

Cooling: Corsair H100i v2

Ram: Trident Z RGB 16GB DDR4 3200mhz

Storage: 750GB M.2 || 1TB SSD || 4TB HDD

GPU: EVGA GTX1070 FTW Edition

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RGB & Fan control ULTIMATE GUIDE !

 

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6 hours ago, Mick Naughty said:

Spent two days ripping it apart and putting it back together. 

 

Board wont post now. Even tested it before building as I had to mod a heatsink  in order to fit a gpu backplate. 



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Have to say, that is some clean routing with soft tubing I ever seen.


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7 minutes ago, Ithanul said:

Have to say, that is some clean routing with soft tubing I ever seen.

Yea im happy with how it turned out. Really wanted to try something new but it was spur of the moment. Ran out of the thicker hose and reused some old stuff to connect the back plates and the 360 rad. Kinda hard to fit it all in such a limited platform.


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Spare RIg Corsair Air 540, I7 4770K, Asus Maximus VI Extreme, G.Skill Ares 32Gb, EVGA 1080sc & 1060 SSC, Corsair CX850M, Acer KG251Q 1920x1080@240hz 

 

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On 5/31/2018 at 3:35 AM, desperate wannabe pc gamer said:

Hey i know my setup is pretty boring and sub average i was looking for some tips to improve it 

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What lights did you use for the desk illumination

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23 hours ago, Mick Naughty said:

Spent two days ripping it apart and putting it back together. 

 

Board wont post now. Even tested it before building as I had to mod a heatsink  in order to fit a gpu backplate. 

 

It may sound silly but did you put the RAM in, it doesn't appear so from the picture.

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8 minutes ago, frostythegamer said:

It may sound silly but did you put the RAM in, it doesn't appear so from the picture.

Well it doesn't need ram to do anything. But yes I have tried it with it aswell.


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Spare RIg Corsair Air 540, I7 4770K, Asus Maximus VI Extreme, G.Skill Ares 32Gb, EVGA 1080sc & 1060 SSC, Corsair CX850M, Acer KG251Q 1920x1080@240hz 

 

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I don’t know if y’all are gonna laugh at this build it’s not well in a nice place to show off so I’ll have to tell the specs

the mobo is a gigabyte ga-970a-ds3p v2.1

ram is 16gb G.Skill Ripjaws X Series DDR3 1600MHz

cpu is a AMD FX 8370 with a stock rgb wraith spire cooler being upgraded to a water cooler

and the gpu is a bastard creation by sapphire tech a sapphire Radeon hd 7970 3gb oc I hate the darn thing so it’s getting a upgrade to a GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1060

psu is Seasonic FOCUS Plus Series SSR-650FX 650W 80+ Gold ATX12V & EPS12V Full Modular 120mm FDB Fan Compact 140mm Size Power Supply

and chassis Rosewill  ATX Mid Tower Gaming Computer Case, Latching Tool-less Design of Drive Bays, Support up to 5 Fans - CHALLENGER S

don’t hate to much it’s a budget build well sorta budget build it’s not the best but will do till I can get the money for a Ryzen or up to date intel 

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23 minutes ago, littlecam93 said:

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welcome to the Linus Tech Tips forums!

 

kinda would like pix for what you have as described at the top of the page:

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15 hours ago, littlecam93 said:

I don’t know if y’all are gonna laugh at this build it’s not well in a nice place to show off so I’ll have to tell the specs

the mobo is a gigabyte ga-970a-ds3p v2.1

ram is 16gb G.Skill Ripjaws X Series DDR3 1600MHz

cpu is a AMD FX 8370 with a stock rgb wraith spire cooler being upgraded to a water cooler

and the gpu is a bastard creation by sapphire tech a sapphire Radeon hd 7970 3gb oc I hate the darn thing so it’s getting a upgrade to a GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1060

psu is Seasonic FOCUS Plus Series SSR-650FX 650W 80+ Gold ATX12V & EPS12V Full Modular 120mm FDB Fan Compact 140mm Size Power Supply

and chassis Rosewill  ATX Mid Tower Gaming Computer Case, Latching Tool-less Design of Drive Bays, Support up to 5 Fans - CHALLENGER S

don’t hate to much it’s a budget build well sorta budget build it’s not the best but will do till I can get the money for a Ryzen or up to date intel 

Not laughing at all. I love budget builds. Post some pics so we can see it. :) 


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EXPERIMENTAL: Pinebook // 11.6" 1080p // Manjaro KDE (ARM)

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10 hours ago, MEC-777 said:

Not laughing at all. I love budget builds. Post some pics s we can see it. :) 

There's no pride in just spending a lot of money on new parts, it's what you do with them that's cool. IMO taking an old build as far as it can go is pretty dope.

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Just made a vesa stand for my triple boot system, since the monitor was too low.

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Triple boot HP Z400

Xeon w3565

Quadro NVS 300

14GB ECC DDR3

250GB HDD MacOS Sierra / 250GB HDD Ubuntu 18.04 / 300GB HDD Windows 10

 

In theory, a Z400 can only have two drives, but the floppy disk bay has exactly the right dimensions to be repurposed as an extra 3.5" drive cage.

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3 hours ago, xXxAdamxXx said:

There's no pride in just spending a lot of money on new parts, it's what you do with them that's cool. IMO taking an old build as far as it can go is pretty dope.

Exactly. When money is basically no object, it's always the same recipe; Latest i7 + mountain of ram + 1080Ti + high-end SSDs and RGB everything. :P 

 

I like to see what I can get that's a little older, but still performs well on an extremely low budget. That's more fun to me. ;) 

 

Side note: I'm not bashing new high-end builds, they cool. It's just when you've seen a few, you've seen most. 


My Systems:

Main - Work + Gaming:

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Woodland Raven: Ryzen 2700X // AMD Wraith RGB // Asus Prime X570-P // G.Skill 2x 8GB 3600MHz DDR4 // GTX 650Ti Boost + Radeon RX Vega 56 // Crucial P1 NVMe 1TB M.2 SSD // Deepcool DQ650-M // chassis build in progress // Manjaro Linux host OS + Windows 10 KVM w/ GPU passthrough // Thrustmaster TMX + G27 pedals & shifter

HTPC:

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SNES PC (HTPC): i3-4150 @3.5 // Gigabyte GA-H87N-Wifi // G.Skill 2x 4GB DDR3 1600 // Asus Dual GTX 1050Ti 4GB OC // AData SP600 128GB SSD // Pico 160XT PSU // Custom SNES Enclosure // 55" LG LED 1080p TV  // Logitech wireless touchpad-keyboard // Linux Mint 19.3 Cinnamon // Build Log

Laptops:

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MY DAILY: Lenovo ThinkPad T410 // 14" 1440x900 // i5-540M 2.5GHz Dual-Core HT // Intel HD iGPU + Quadro NVS 3100M 512MB dGPU // 2x4GB DDR3L 1066 // Mushkin Triactor 480GB SSD // Manjaro Gnome

 

WIFE'S: Dell Latitude E5450 // 14" 1366x768 // i5-5300U 2.3GHz Dual-Core HT // Intel HD5500 // 2x4GB RAM DDR3L 1600 // 500GB 7200 HDD // Linux Mint 19.3 Cinnamon

 

EXPERIMENTAL: Pinebook // 11.6" 1080p // Manjaro KDE (ARM)

NAS:

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Home NAS: Pentium G4400 @3.3 // Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 // 2x 4GB DDR4 2400 // Intel HD Graphics // Kingston A400 120GB SSD // 3x Seagate Barracuda 2TB 7200 HDDs in RAID-Z // Cooler Master Silent Pro M 1000w PSU // Antec Performance Plus 1080AMG // FreeNAS OS

 

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4 minutes ago, MEC-777 said:

Exactly. When money is basically no object, it's always the same recipe; Latest i7 + mountain of ram + 1080Ti + high-end SSDs and RGB everything. :P 

 

I like to see what I can get that's a little older, but still performs well on an extremely low budget. That's more fun to me. ;) 

 

Side note: I'm not bashing new high-end builds, they cool. It's just when you've seen a few, you've seen most. 

Then you get nutcases like me that are too broke to obtain good parts, so you win a few giveaways and throw a 3570K into your OptiPlex 7010 DT with a 7570 xD

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Behold, an Eastern European man's setup!

 

Specs:

AMD FX-8150

GeForce 1070

8GB DDR3

700W noname PSU that I can't find on google

Noctua CPU cooler because I had cooling problems

250gb samsung EVO SSD

2TB storage spread over 3 mechanical drives (one of them having been cannibalized from a dead laptop)

Midtower case with no cable management

1680x1050 monitor

1360x768 TV

Cheapest ebay/aliexpress RBG strips and case fan because RBG is life

 

Various components push between 2-10 years of service (though I did buy them new). 

 

Planning to go Ryzen this year!

 

EDIT: And no, I did not forget the toilet paper there.

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Ryzen 1600x @4GHz

Asus GTX 1070 8GB @1900MHz

16 GB HyperX DDR4 @3000MHz

Asus Prime X370 Pro

Samsung 860 EVO 500GB

Noctua NH-U14S

Seasonic M12II 620W

+ four different mechanical drives.

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Not sure if I have posted my current system, I build a new one beginning of the year but have now given that to my wife and I have the old machine which I want to push and get as much out of it as I can.

 

FX8350 running at 4.6ghz at 1.404v, I can get 4.7ghz at 1.446v with no problems but dont like the temps it gets to while gaming.

Cooler Master MA620P (200w) cooler with 3 x ML120 Corsair fans

Kingston Hyper X Blu 16gb 8x2 1600mhz running at 1.65v at 2133mhz

On the Asus ROG Crosshair V Foumla Z board, NB running at 2600 and HT link at 2600

Gigabyte GTX 1070 G1 v1.0 at stock gaming mode but with 500mhz on the memory. I can run it up to 2100 on the core clock but found at stock core at 2000 is best for temps.

Running it in the x8 slot as needed extras air flow around the NB, ran tests and I actually got a higher fire strike score here due to air flow. 

RM1000x PSU

All housed in a modified NZXT Phantom 410 case, have put in a side window, and a front 3 x 120mm fan mount. There is a hole in the drive bay door for the top fan but no image attached. Deep Cool RGB light strips, normally run them in white as i like the look of the inside of my case or light blue.

Front intake case fans 3 x ML120 Corsair fans, top intake 2 x 140mm quiet Corsair fans. Yes all intake, top intake help cool the VRM, NB and ram. If anyone knows the FX series and the crosshair board they run hot as hell, and even overclocked with 23c temp room my NB sits at 60c.

And yes all the fan labels are the same way.

 

Future plans, i not sure if i want to keep modifying the case or purchase a new case. New larger cooler either, Noctua D15, U14 or Cryorig R1.

 

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CPU ~ i7 8700k @ 5.0ghz 1.285v | Motherboard ~ Gigabyte Z370 Aorus Gaming 5 | Cooler ~ CoolerMaster ML360R (With Corsair ML120 fans)  

RAM ~ 16gb G.Skill Sniper X 3000mhz | GPU ~ Nvidia RTX 2080 FE | PSU ~ Corsair RM1000x | Case ~ CoolerMaster MB500 

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Following my last post, here is my new desk set up.

Ikea kitchen bench top, 6 black legs.

Second photo, is the second screen I added tonight so i can read chat, while gaming with the wife on her Twitch channel.

 

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CPU ~ i7 8700k @ 5.0ghz 1.285v | Motherboard ~ Gigabyte Z370 Aorus Gaming 5 | Cooler ~ CoolerMaster ML360R (With Corsair ML120 fans)  

RAM ~ 16gb G.Skill Sniper X 3000mhz | GPU ~ Nvidia RTX 2080 FE | PSU ~ Corsair RM1000x | Case ~ CoolerMaster MB500 

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My dedicated audio desk:

 

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Just NCASE mITX - CPU Intel Core i7 8700K @ 5.2GHz | GPU Asus GTX 1080 STRIX | MOBO Asus Z370-I Gaming | MEMORY 16GB (2x 8GB) G.Skill Triden-Z RGB 3000 | STORAGE Samsung 960 Evo 500GB SSD + Corsair MX300 1TB M.2  SSD | PSU Corsair SF600 | COOLING Noctua NH-U9S w/ Redux Push/Pull Fans | CASE NCase M1 v5 | LIGHTING 2x @CableMod Addressable RGB Strip | SFFLab TG Panel | Drevo Calibur 71 w/ Blue Switches | LG 34" 1440P Ultrawide

 

Audio gear shown:

Woo Audio WA22

RME ADI-2 DAC

Hifiman Edition X V2

Fostex T60RP

Hifiman HE4XX

Sennheiser HD800 S

 

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On 6/11/2018 at 10:13 AM, xXxAdamxXx said:

There's no pride in just spending a lot of money on new parts, it's what you do with them that's cool. IMO taking an old build as far as it can go is pretty dope.

I like seeing those types of builds.  Some chaps out there can really do some nice builds with old parts.

 

On 6/11/2018 at 1:44 PM, MEC-777 said:

Exactly. When money is basically no object, it's always the same recipe; Latest i7 + mountain of ram + 1080Ti + high-end SSDs and RGB everything. :P 

 

I like to see what I can get that's a little older, but still performs well on an extremely low budget. That's more fun to me. ;) 

 

Side note: I'm not bashing new high-end builds, they cool. It's just when you've seen a few, you've seen most. 

Seems to be the case with most average high end builds I see too.

 

Though, you got a nutty like me that needs to get my lazy butt and finish my main rig which probably not going to be conventional to others and not make some sense to others.  Reason:  gaming tends to be lower on my list for my builds or sometimes not even consider.  Along with the fact I go function over form.


Just a nutty gal that abuse hardware with F@H and BOINC.

F@H & BOINC Installation on Linux Guide

My CPU Army: 4690K Delid, E5-2670V3, 1900X, 1950X, 5960X J Batch

My GPU Army:960 FTW at 1551MHz, 1080Ti FTW3, 1080Ti SC, 1070 Hybrid, 2x Titan XP

My Console Brigade: Gamecube, Wii, Wii U, Switch, PS2 Fatty, PS4 Pro, Xbox One S, Xbox One X

My Tablet Squad: iPad 9.7" (2018 model), Samsung Tab S, Nexus 7 (1st gen)

 

Hardware lost to Kevdog's Law of Folding

OG Titan, 5960X, ThermalTake BlackWidow 850 Watt PSU

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One the other hand, other people like me take really nice expensive parts and turn it into a dogs breakfast.

 

This is my work area.

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~~Kuroneko~~

- Ryzen Threadripper 1950X 16-Core

- Corsair H115i Pro 280 Liquid Cooler

- Asus X399 ROG Zenith Extreme MB

- 2x Nvidia Titan V

- Corsair 64GB (4x16GB) DDR4 3000MHz

- Samsung 960 Pro Series 1TB M.2 SSD

- Western Digital RED Pro 6TB 64M SATA

- Corsair AX1500i Titianium PSU

- Fractal Design Define R6 Blackout

- 3x Noctua NF-A14 Industrial 140mm 3000RPM Fans

 

~~Chibineko~~

- Ryzen 7 2700X 8-Core

- Corsair H115i 280 Liquid Cooler

- Asus X470-F ROG Strix  MB

- 2x MSI Vega 64 Wave Liquid Cooled

- G.Skill Sniper X 32GB (2x16GB) DDR4 3600MHz

- Samsung 960 Pro Series 512GB M.2 SSD

- Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD

- Corsair AX1200i 80+ Platinum

- Fractal Design Define R5

- 5x Noctua NF-A14 Industrial 140mm 3000RPM Fans

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16 minutes ago, Age of 9394 said:

6850k

ASUS x99 rampage v edition 10

ASUS ROG GTX 1080 Ti x2

G.SKILL TridentZ RGB x4 = 32GB

4TB and 750 GB WD HDD

512 GB SSD

256 GB Nvme

Nzxt x52 cpu cooler and phantom cases

Rosewill 1000w 80+ gold power supply 

Welcome fellow owner of x99 platform, we are dying breed here :D


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Storage: Samsung 960 EVO 1 TB M.2 NVME  |  PSU: In Win SIV 1065W 

Cooling: Custom LC 2 x 360mm EK Radiators | EK D5 Pump | EK 250 Reservoir | EK RVE10 Monoblock | EK GPU Blocks & Backplates | Alphacool Fittings & Connectors | Alphacool Glass Tubing

Case: In Win Tou 2.0  |  Display: Alienware AW3418DW  |  Sound: Woo Audio WA8 Eclipse + Focal Utopia Headphones

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