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Blue Build for my Best Friend

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Posted · Original PosterOP

rip @deXxterlab97

 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel - Core i3-7100 3.9GHz Dual-Core Processor  (Purchased For $112.33) 
CPU Cooler: Enermax - ETS-T40-BK 76.0 CFM CPU Cooler  (Purchased For $30.99) 
Motherboard: MSI - H270 PC MATE ATX LGA1151 Motherboard  (Purchased For $99.99) 
Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory  (Purchased For $96.99) 
Storage: Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive  (Purchased For $99.99) 
Video Card: EVGA - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB SSC GAMING Video Card  (Purchased For $239.99) 
Case: NZXT - S340 Elite (Black/Blue) ATX Mid Tower Case  (Purchased For $99.99) 
Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G2 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply  (Purchased For $88.89) 
Wireless Network Adapter: TP-Link - Archer T6E AC1300 PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter  (Purchased For $48.69) 
Monitor: Asus - VC239H 23.0" 1920x1080 60Hz Monitor  (Purchased For $109.99) 
Other:  
Total: $1027.84
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-08 08:26 EDT-0400

 

The idea was to build a PC with as much blue in it as possible (within reason) for $1000 including Monitor (price does not include custom sleeved cables or fans or LED's, I gifted those)

 

Couple of things

 

The parts were bought over the course of three months Mostly through Newegg and Amazon (For example, I bought the Ram in February with a coupon, thats why some of the prices are kinda low)

 

I can confirm the Enermax ETS T40 series of coolers CAN fit into an NZXT S340 elite case even though it's listed at .7mm too tall.

 

I'm sort of an idiot, and killed the first motherboard (MSI pc-mate h270) because the I/O shield has tabs that cover the ports and one of them got wedged into a USB slot, I'm almost 100% sure thats what killed it. 

 

I'm pretty bad at cable management (I'm serious, dont open my personal pc) the only reason it's halfway decent is because of how easy it is in this case. 

 

I used *dramatic music* an i3 7100 *DUN DUH DUUUHHH* because I wanted to minimize the GTX1060 bottle neck. Dont jump down my throat about it, I know the G4560 is a better deal.

 

Overall though thew only opinion that really mattered is my best friend's and she loves it! :) 

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Hey that's pretty good blue!


CPU: Intel Core i7-5820K | Motherboard: AsRock X99 Extreme4 | Graphics Card: Gigabyte GTX 1080 G1 Gaming | RAM: 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws4 2133MHz | Storage: 1 x Samsung 840 Series 128GB | 1 x Seagate 1TB | 1 x WD Blue 500GB | PSU: Seasonic M12II Evo 620W | Case: Phanteks Enthoo Pro (White) | Cooling: Arctic Freezer i32

 

 

GTX 1060 vs RX 480 (old)

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Decent wish I had that 


Im mostly on discord now and you can find me on my profile

 

My Build: Xeon 2630L V, RX 560 2gb, 8gb ddr4 1866, EVGA 450BV 

My Laptop #1: i3-5020U, 8gb of DDR3, Intel HD 5500

 

 

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Dex is still here @deXxterlab97


Post Cursed Images HERE

View my Hard Drive Tier and Review list here

 

Specs:
Core i5 8400

Corsair Vengeance 2x8GB 2400MHz

Gigabyte AORUS Gaming Ultra Z370

NVIDIA GTX 1060 6GB

Samsung 850 EVO 256GB Solid State Drive

Seagate FireCuda 2TB Hybrid

EVGA SuperNOVA G3 550W PSU

Phanteks P300 Tempered Glass Case

CoolerMaster Lite L RGB

Corsair Glaive RGB

ACER Predator XB1 4K Monitor from LMG

NZXT Hue+ 3 Pack 120AER RGB Fans

 

Server:

Intel Xeon E5645 @ 2.4GHz (2 CPUs)

Nvidia Geforce 210

16GB DDR3 ECC Memory

1 2TB WD RED NAS Drive

2x 128GB SSD's

6x 1TB WD Enterprise Drives

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Just now, deXxterlab97 said:

Not bad, but definitely not fit my blue standard 

What fits your blue standard then?


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GTX 1060 vs RX 480 (old)

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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, PCGuy_5960 said:

What fits your blue standard then?

Needs more blue

Blue SSD
Blue GPU
Blue Mobo


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1 minute ago, PCGuy_5960 said:

What fits your blue standard then?

Fan isn't blue, heatsink of the cooler isn't blue, motherboard isn't blue, case overall is more black than blue, SSD isn't blue, GPU isn't blue, monitor and POST screen isn't blue, sound card or network card isn't blue, OP's avatar doesn't have blue in it, thread text isn't blue. 

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Just now, deXxterlab97 said:

OP's avatar doesn't have blue in it, thread text isn't blue. 

Blue Avatars FTW!


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GTX 1060 vs RX 480 (old)

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Posted · Original PosterOP
44 minutes ago, deXxterlab97 said:

Fan isn't blue, heatsink of the cooler isn't blue, motherboard isn't blue, case overall is more black than blue, SSD isn't blue, GPU isn't blue, monitor and POST screen isn't blue, sound card or network card isn't blue, OP's avatar doesn't have blue in it, thread text isn't blue. 

Fans are blue actually ;)

 

On a serious note i wanted to get the Phanteks tc12 in blue but.......

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Storage 1x Samsung EVO 250GB, WD Black 3TB, WD Black 5TB    PSU Corsair CX550M      Cooling Cryorig H7

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22 minutes ago, TVwazhere said:

Fans are blue actually ;)

 

On a serious note i wanted to get the Phanteks tc12 in blue but.......

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blue led, i will let that pass, 

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Are those the EVGA blue sleeved cables? Also blue builds are my fav! I love this!


Blueberry Pi : R7 1700 OC@3.9GHz ‖ Asus X470 ROG Crosshair VII Hero Wi-Fi ATX ‖ Corsair Vengeance LED (Blue) 2x16GB 3000MHz ‖ EVGA GTX 1080Ti SC Black Edition 11GB ‖ EVGA P2 850W ‖ Cryorig R1 Universal (Blue) ‖ Fractal Design Meshify C TG ATX Mid Tower

 

Server + Streaming PC : i7-8700k OC@5.0GHz ‖ Asus Z370-G Gaming Wi-Fi mATX ‖ G.Skill Ripjaws V 2x8GB 2800MHz (Grey) ‖ EVGA GTX 1080 SC2 Gaming iCX 8GB ‖ EVGA P2 750W ‖ Cryorig H5 Ultimate ‖ 4x IronWolf 8TB 7200RPM (Raid 10) ‖ Phanteks Enthoo Pro M TG ATX Mid Tower

 

Big White : i7-6700k OC@4.8GHz ‖ Asus Z270I ROG Gaming Wi-Fi AC ITX  ‖ Corsair Vengeance LPX 2x8GB 3000MHz (White) ‖ Asus GTX 1060 Dual Series 6GB ‖ Corsair RM650i ‖ Thermaltake Frio Silent 12 (White) ‖ Thermaltake Core V1 Snow Edition Mini ITX Cube

 

Mini IPC : Pentium G4600T ‖ MSI B250I Gaming Pro Wi-Fi AC ITX ‖ Corsair Vengeance 1x8GB 2400MHz (Black) ‖ Intel Integrated Graphics ‖ Built-In 150W Inwin PSU ‖ Cryorig C7 ‖ Inwin BQ696 Mini ITX Case W/ PSU Black

 

Laptop: Dell XPS13 (2017) ‖ i7-7550U ‖ 16GB DDR3 1866Mhz RAM ‖ Intel Integrated Graphics ‖ 512GB m.2 SSD ‖ QHD+ (3200 x 1800) InfinityEdge touch display 

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
12 hours ago, JM21 said:

Are those the EVGA blue sleeved cables? Also blue builds are my fav! I love this!

Nope, ModMesh cables from cable mod! 


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On 5/30/2017 at 7:54 PM, Guest said:

Fan isn't blue, heatsink of the cooler isn't blue, motherboard isn't blue, case overall is more black than blue, SSD isn't blue, GPU isn't blue, monitor and POST screen isn't blue, sound card or network card isn't blue, OP's avatar doesn't have blue in it, thread text isn't blue. 

Could do with being an Avatar aswell...


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Posted · Original PosterOP
On 12/18/2017 at 7:05 PM, Jaminahat said:

Could do with being an Avatar aswell...

The guy was just really obsessed with the color blue. I dont blame him though. It's a good color!


"Put as much effort into your question as you'd expect someone to give in an answer"- @Princess Cadence

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7 hours ago, TVwazhere said:

The guy was just really obsessed with the color blue. I dont blame him though. It's a good color!

Oh I agree, and less common than some other colour combos


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