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About BluJay614

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  • Birthday Jun 14, 1995

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  • Location
    Limestone, Maine
  • Gender
  • Biography
    IC3 Certified, TestOut PC Pro Certified, CompTIA A+ Certified, MOS Master 2016, MTA (Windows OS Fundamentals, Security Fundamentals, Networking Fundamentals, Cloud Fundamentals, Mobile Device Fundamentals, Server Administration Fundamentals, Introduction to Programming Using Python, Programining Using HTML5)


  • CPU
    i7 4720HQ
  • RAM
    8GB DDR3
  • GPU
    GeForce GTX 970M
  • Storage
    120GB Samsung 850 Evo + 1TB HDD
  • Display(s)
    15.6" IPS display
  • Keyboard
    Razer Blackwiddow Ultimate 2016 Edition
  • Mouse
    Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum
  • Sound
    Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro/AKG K550 MKIII/AKG M220 Pro/HiFiMAN HE350, FX DAC-X6, Behringer U-Phoria UM2
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Home
  • PCPartPicker URL

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  1. Yeah... About the response level I have come to expect from this forum these days.
  2. Mind if I get y'alls thoughts on a possible new build? So to kick it off, here's the old build I will probably switch to being an HTPC(will probably swap the cooler to something like [this](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/dZ3H99/scythe-ninja-5-430-cfm-cpu-cooler-scnj-5000)): PCPartPicker Part List: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/bbc3n7 CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 (14nm) 3.2 GHz 6-Core Processor (Purchased For $80.00) CPU Cooler: CRYORIG M9a 48.4 CFM CPU Cooler (Purchased For $25.00) Motherboard: ASRock B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard (Purchased For $73.30) Memory: Tea
  3. @WoodenMarker Noctua U12S AM4, or Scythe (Mugen 5B, Fuma 2, or Ninja 5)? Or anyone else who would like to comment
  4. From the sound of things, the brands that either aren't well known (or at least here in the US) are actually superior to the better known brands. Save Noctua.
  5. Why are the Pure Rock and Freezer 33 eSports ONE not worth upgrading to over the M9a? Also, why do you recommend the Neptwin V2 in particular?
  6. Have you worked with the case before?
  7. So, budgeting $60-70 MAX(Under $50 prefered) for a new CPU cooler. Here is my current specs: PCPartPicker Part List Type Item Price CPU AMD Ryzen 5 1600 (14nm) 3.2 GHz 6-Core Processor Purchased For $80.00 CPU Cooler CRYORIG M9a 48.4 CFM CPU Cooler Purchased For $25.00 Motherboard ASRock B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard Purchased For $73.30 Memory
  8. BluJay614

    Dorm PC

    For a 14nm varient, it's the closest I've seen to Zen+ then I've seen from any Zen CPU without resulting to some exotic cooling method. Yes, I double checked to make sure it was the AE not the AF skew of the 1600. Thank you, it took me some time. So far, I've made it though the built in benchmarks for all three Tomb Raiders(settings maxed out on 1080p with motion blur disabled), and Time Spy without issues. About to start Fire Strike.
  9. BluJay614

    Dorm PC

    So far am I'm aware, aida locks the CPU at 100%, and also shows the CPU usage. I didn't see it drop for the time I left it running. I'll run aida over night tonight and let it run. Just ran Heaven and will be jumping through whatever built in game benchmarks I've already got. Perhaps through Time Spy and Fire Strike as well. So far, She's stable.
  10. BluJay614

    Dorm PC

    AIDA is still going ~1 hour in, and still running stable. I'm starting to wonder if I actually have a golden sample 1600 on my hands.
  11. BluJay614

    Dorm PC

    While this may not be a "new" build, but it was just recently upgraded. Current specs are: Ryzen 5 1600 OC 4.15GHz @ 1.39V (currently 30 min into AIDA64 stress test, temps have been fairly level around 77C with occaional spikes into low to mid 80s) Cryorig M9a ASRock B450M Pro4 Team Vulcan DDR4 2666 (timings dialed in at 14-16-14-14-30) Toshiba XG5 256GB Hitachi Ultrastar 7200RPM 2TB WD Black 1TB PowerColor RX 570 4GB Red Dragon (OC Clocks: GPU: 1475 VRAM: 2150) Corsair Builder CX750 Thermaltake Versa H15 (no-window) Arctic P12 PST CO
  12. I wouldn't call Team Group a no name brand
  13. PCPartPicker Part List: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/pnhD27 CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor ($194.00 @ Amazon) CPU Cooler: be quiet! Pure Rock Slim 35.14 CFM CPU Cooler ($28.00 @ Amazon) Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Best Buy) Memory: Patriot Viper Steel 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory ($74.98 @ Amazon) Storage: Team L5 LITE 3D 1 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($82.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Barracuda Compute 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ Amazon) Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6 GB WIND
  14. So, a friend has convinced their folks to get them a new gaming PC for Christmas. Estimated budget is $1000 for the tower. Not concerned about size or aestetics, but will be targeting 1080p, playing open world RPG style games with lots of texture mods. I've been asked to throw together a parts list, and this is what I came up with: PCPartPicker Part List: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Q39jyk CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor ($194.00 @ Amazon) CPU Cooler: be quiet! Pure Rock Slim 35.14 CFM CPU Cooler ($28.00 @ Amazon) Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX ATX
  15. It's a headphone cable. These specific ones where made to use headphones with dual 2.5mm connections.