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Teen First Build
by Sz_Benny
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Note: finished around 3 weeks ago but didn't upload because of school.

Case, Fans, HDD and SSD were purchased from Scoptec

PSU was purchased from PLE Computers

CPU. Motherboard, CPU Cooler, RAM, Windows and Optical drive were purchased at PCCaseGear

(Note:) Scorptec was best in terms of service and speed, while Scoptec took 2 days to get here, PCCaseGear took 4 days and PLE took about a week.

I was pretty nervous about breaking stuff so i worked pretty slow. Took me around 2 days to build it with cable management help from my dad.

Its main use is gaming along with normal computer stuff like music and internet stuff.

CPU: went with Haswell because its the newer generation and it allowed me to get a better motherboar

Currently Over clocked to 3.8ghz. i'm kinda scared to go higher, gonna test 4.2ghz sometime soon

VERY happy with case, looks super cool.

(Note:) the monitor in the list has got built in speakers, mine doesn't

I already had speakers and my cousin was kind and gave me his old headset.

Tried my best to colour coordinate everything to black and blue to match the case. Very happy with the whole thing.

The total cost was around $2050 when i got it because i had store credit.

Going to run 3DMark 11 soon, ill put in the results.

The updated build is here: http://au.pcpartpicker.com/b/HLN

Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor
CPU Clock Rate3.8GHz
CPU Temperature While Idle27.0° C
CPU Temperature Under Load62.0° C
EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Superclocked ACX Video Card
GPU Core Clock Rate1.11Ghz
GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate7.01Ghz
GPU Temperature While Idle31.0° C
GPU Temperature Under Load50.0° C
3DMark 11 Benchmark Results
Extreme Preset ScoreX6896
Performance Preset ScoreP17637
Entry Preset ScoreE166223
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PacificNic [2 Builds] 4 points 15 months ago

I hate Aussie prices

Sz_Benny [Submitter] [2 Builds] 1 point 15 months ago

I know right

RyneSmith [7 Builds] 3 points 15 months ago

Looks great! Congrats on your first build

I love the above shot that shows the fans in detail ( I believe it's the 16th picture )

Cable management is great and the build is an overall powerhouse

I'm sorry prices are so crappy in Australia haha


JasonUK [11 Builds] 2 points 15 months ago

Very nice.

Sz_Benny [Submitter] [2 Builds] 1 point 15 months ago


PickItApart 1 point 15 months ago

Get that bad boy running at 4.5GHz. You got a good cooler. no need to be a pansy about things. Nice build.

Spy 1 point 15 months ago

$44.00 for a mousepad? :O

Sz_Benny [Submitter] [2 Builds] 1 point 15 months ago

yeah but it is a keyboard pad, and the smaller one was and $34

fnapoli [1 Build] 1 point 15 months ago

interesting to see the h100i mounted below 200mm fans. how'd that work?

Sz_Benny [Submitter] [2 Builds] 1 point 15 months ago

The case came with L-Brackets so the h100 sits just below the 200mm fans. so its push/pull for the h100

fnapoli [1 Build] 1 point 15 months ago


Oldking [1 Build] 1 point 14 months ago

I would say don't worry too much about going a bit higher on the OC, as it stands your processor is running cool enough and you have good enough coolers to sustain a higher clock. Excellent build, looks nice, good cable management, and that build is should run most games where you want 'em to run. Have fun with your build man!

DarkBlackZ 1 point 13 months ago

What the schnaps? The Australian price is under 250$ and in USA it costs 8 times the price. For real??!

RUSTY_duck4 1 point 13 months ago

i dont have this much money

GamingPC69 0 points 15 months ago

I really like your computer! I don't like the motherboard but whatever its still a awesome computer.

ravagex 0 points 15 months ago

U went picture crazy