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by Mark8008
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Description

I use this computer mostly for gaming and watching videos. It runs very well, and looks amazing in my opinion. I have never built a computer before, and this went flawlessly, it posted first time. Update 5/9/13: I added a Corsair H100i because I wanted to overclock my CPU to 5.0 GHz. Update 5/12/13: Overclocking went well, still stable at 5.0 GHz, running at 48-50 Celsius. I installed a better PSU so I can have another HDD and do better cable management. I also bought a new mechanical keyboard. As for the name, since I built this computer on Pi day, I named it Pi. Update 2/27/14: I got a new monitor that is 144 Hertz to play CS:GO more accurately. Update 5/9/14: New HDDs for more space, of course.

Part List
Details
AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor
CPU Clock Rate4.0GHz
CPU Temperature While Idle20.0° C
CPU Temperature Under Load40.0° C
Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card
GPU Core Clock Rate850MHz
GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate5.0GHz
GPU Temperature While Idle30.0° C
GPU Temperature Under Load58.0° C
Comments
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Mattyice47 [1 Build] 4 points 8 months ago

3.14159265359

 
 
hikerdude5 2 points 8 months ago

3.141592653589793

 
 
Mattyice47 [1 Build] 2 points 8 months ago

Damn messed up one, but hey I knew it by memory.

 
 
hikerdude5 1 point 8 months ago

Nah, I think it was just the rounding.

 
 
Beastliness23 1 point 1 month ago

3.14159265358979323846264338327950

that's as much as I can remember lol, I used to know more but I forgot >.<

 
 
ravagex 3 points 8 months ago

That mouse makes me think a decepticon will transform and destroy the computer

 
 
malcar11 [3 Builds] 2 points 8 months ago

Very nice! congrats.

 
 
Marcus_CA 2 points 8 months ago

How's that Mad Catz ? I always made fun of that thing because of its looks. :)

 
 
Mark8008 [Submitter] [1 Build] 2 points 8 months ago

It is awesome, it's really comfortable and has great customization features, plus people are like "wtf is that." when they first see it.

 
 
Electrospeed 2 points 8 months ago

What's that sitting on your mouse pad? My god, it's a Transformer!

LOL

 
 
Zeus [1 Build] 2 points 8 months ago

Nice choice on parts, should consider an SSD for a future upgrade

 
 
Gooberdad [2 Builds] 1 point 8 months ago

You said it. I agree get a SSD. You won't regret it. crazy looking mouse.

 
 
763nadom [1 Build] 1 point 8 months ago

Nice build and Very good cable management.

 
 
RyneSmith [4 Builds] 1 point 8 months ago

Very nice and solid overclock!

Desk setup looks very tidy, great job hiding the cables, +1

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Beefy8969 1 point 8 months ago

Such a good looking case!

 
 
yrretmi [1 Build] 1 point 8 months ago

Nice build. I was slightly mislead by the title though. Was excited to think someone incorporated a Raspberry Pi into their build process.

 
 
spencerharden 0 points 8 months ago

what kind of fans are thos

 
 
Mark8008 [Submitter] [1 Build] 1 point 8 months ago

They are the stock fans that came with the case and H100i

 
 
ArrKayCee [1 Build] 0 points 8 months ago

I'm still going to upvote it but c'mon man, the case badge? Otherwise a beautiful build.

 
 
Mark8008 [Submitter] [1 Build] 2 points 8 months ago

Hey, I had to represent man! :D