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[WIP] Project Lumos (Black & White, Custom Mods/Case Mods)

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Project Lumos

(Project Lumos)

Intro
With this build I wanted something that would be able to:

» Act as a portable LAN machine
» Be fully overclockable
» Double as a HTPC

» Work as a secondary PC for guests

» Look awesome

 

Parts

Hardware
CPU – Intel Pentium G3258

CPU Cooler – Corsair H100i
MB – ASUS Gryphon Z87 mATX
GPU – Sapphire R9 270 Dual-X
RAM – Klevv Neo (2 x 4GB) 1866Mhz
SSD – Samsung 840 EVO 250GB
HDD – WD Black 500GB 2.5"
PSU – XFX XTR 650W 80 Plus Gold
Wifi Adapter – TP-Link TL-WN881ND

Case + Fans + Acc.
Case – Fractal Core 1300
Case Fans – Fractal Stock/NZXT FN120
RAD Fans – NZXT FX-120LB
Lighting – Generic White LED Strips (x 2)
Cables – BitFenix Alchemy Extensions
Other – Gryphon Armor Kit
Other – Custom PSU shroud

 

 

- Earache


BUILD LOGS


Serious Black ] [ 4770k ] [ EK ] [ GRYPHON z87 [ R9 290x [ 16GB @ 1866Mhz [ 500GB EVO [ 6TB Barracuda [ 760w 80+ Plat [ 350]


[ Project Lumos ] [ G3258 H100i ] [ GRYPHON z87 ] [ R9 270 ] [ 8GB @ 1866Mhz ] [ 250GB EVO ] [ 500GB WD Black ] Core 1300 ]

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Parts spread

 

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BUILD LOGS


Serious Black ] [ 4770k ] [ EK ] [ GRYPHON z87 [ R9 290x [ 16GB @ 1866Mhz [ 500GB EVO [ 6TB Barracuda [ 760w 80+ Plat [ 350]


[ Project Lumos ] [ G3258 H100i ] [ GRYPHON z87 ] [ R9 270 ] [ 8GB @ 1866Mhz ] [ 250GB EVO ] [ 500GB WD Black ] Core 1300 ]

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Posted · Original PosterOP

 

Note: I understand that some of the hardware is unbalanced. This is because I used leftover parts that were sitting in the closet collecting dust, along with some new purchases.

 

 

 

Why that GPU on such a nice Motherboard this build seems unbalanced 


BUILD LOGS


Serious Black ] [ 4770k ] [ EK ] [ GRYPHON z87 [ R9 290x [ 16GB @ 1866Mhz [ 500GB EVO [ 6TB Barracuda [ 760w 80+ Plat [ 350]


[ Project Lumos ] [ G3258 H100i ] [ GRYPHON z87 ] [ R9 270 ] [ 8GB @ 1866Mhz ] [ 250GB EVO ] [ 500GB WD Black ] Core 1300 ]

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I have some more mods planned, but here's how it will probably stay for a while.

 

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BUILD LOGS


Serious Black ] [ 4770k ] [ EK ] [ GRYPHON z87 [ R9 290x [ 16GB @ 1866Mhz [ 500GB EVO [ 6TB Barracuda [ 760w 80+ Plat [ 350]


[ Project Lumos ] [ G3258 H100i ] [ GRYPHON z87 ] [ R9 270 ] [ 8GB @ 1866Mhz ] [ 250GB EVO ] [ 500GB WD Black ] Core 1300 ]

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