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About lachyman

  • Title
    Master Archer

Profile Information

  • Location
    European Union
  • Gender


  • CPU
    Intel core i5 4670K
  • Motherboard
    MSI Z87-G45 Gaming
  • RAM
    Kingston HyperX Beast 2x4GB 1600MHz CL9
  • GPU
  • Case
    Cooler Master HAF XM
  • Storage
    WD Red 2TB, ADATA Premier Pro SP900 256GB
  • PSU
    FSP Group Aurum CM 750W
  • Display(s)
    AOC 24" 1080p TN
  • Cooling
    Intel stock
  • Keyboard
    Ducky Shine 3 MX Blue/white LED
  • Mouse
    Mionix Avior 7000
  • Sound
    Sennheiser PC 360

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  1. Thanks, I already updated the build with the Asus Prime Z270-A.
  2. Yeah I get you, but the most important thing is how much joy and satisfaction will the build bring you and that's subjective. I could build him a more powerful PC with the i7 if I picked some random black windowless case, put parts that don't look good at all in there cause it doesn't matter so he can just tuck it under his desk and forget about it but that's not what he desires. All I can do I is send it to him, which I did and I explained him in what ways it can be better and he said he would rather risk not having the benefits of the i7 so he can have the pretty stuff if it won
  3. Well if he went for the i5 + the AiO i picked he would be able to possibly overclock it more or get better temps, also he would get the superior looks he keeps dreaming about. Personally I might would have went for the i7, probably saved up a bit more, but I have to respect what is important for him and I know he would not really like a giant black thing in his PC overshadowing everything else, I can understand that.
  4. I just can't justify investing €110 more into just hyper-threading, nor can I imagine a latest i5 with some OC being a bottleneck. He plans to buy a 4K monitor for the new computer as they are pretty affordable now.
  5. Chill, I don't mind, people make that mistake all the time for various reasons, my point was to definitely clarify, not to offend.
  6. Not really, we are not Brits, the parts are to be purchased in Austria and PCPartPicker does not cover this country, there is only Germany with diffirent stores and some products I mentioned are not there.
  7. I don't really know what the diffirence between the two is, but the price is virtually the same here and this one is newer so I put it there. PCPartPicker said some, implying not all Z170 boards may need a BIOS update, without providing a list however, so I don't know if it is the case for this one or not. But I can switch it up for a Z270 board I think, that will not be a problem because they are not a lot more expensive.
  8. Don't look at the prices PCPartPicker put there because those are US stores, it comes up to around €1650 where he can buy those things from, in Austria.
  9. Hello, a friend of mine is planning to build a new PC with one goal in mind, to do everything right, in accordance to his vision. The budget is quite high, €1600-1700 and this does not include storage, because he wants to just move his SSD+HDD over to the new machine. As mentioned in the title, looks are one of the most important factors here, the color scheme is black & white. Apart from that he prefers classy looks, so no weird shapes and just some white LEDs to light up the interior and that's it. I picked the Corsair 400C white case for him because he said it fits him perfectly an
  10. Thanks, I will look into those, they seem a lot cheaper as well.
  11. Yes, they don't actually sell it so I checked other local stores and they all have it for around 70€ so I would get it there, that's why I said I'm not forced to buy from there only and if there are other better options available at some other reputable local stores, I'm free to go for it.
  12. I'm not planning to OC unless that would boost the power so much I could bot on 2 accounts at once (would need more RAM anyway), since I don't do any other CPU heavy tasks, play only Dota...
  13. My CPU is the 4670K, I'm shopping mostly here but I am by no means bound to this one store: https://www.alza.sk/cooling/cpu-coolers/socket-1155/18852359.htm