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Wind 2.0
by myriad
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Description

System mainly built for gaming, virtualization testing/training as well as coding. It has worked amazing, not a single issue since getting everything installed and overclocked; she has performed above and beyond what I was expecting! Only thing to be hesitant about is when using the Phantek with the R4E motherboard, you'll need to wrap the wire brackets (that hold the fans) with electrical tape as they touch the backside of any card you put in PCI-e slot 1; raw wire + backside of PCB = bad.

Original Build here - http://pcpartpicker.com/b/tFYJ7P

Details
Date PublishedJune 1, 2014
Intel Core i7-3930K 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor
CPU Clock Rate4.5GHz
CPU Temperature While Idle-
CPU Temperature Under Load-
EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Superclocked Video Card
GPU Core Clock Rate980MHz
GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate7.0GHz
GPU Temperature While Idle-
GPU Temperature Under Load-
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candy [3 Builds] 5 points 1 month ago

Excellent build and parts list I love the way that case and CPU cooler look this build is a definite +1 from me but it pains me to see that you bought Apple's overpriced monitors. A 21:9 monitor or two 1080p monitors with a 1440p monitor in the middle would have served you much better for the price.

 
 
JaneGoodall 2 points 1 month ago

Since he codes, he likely owns a Macbook Pro too and Apple monitors include a great docking station for Mac laptops. When you factor in the cost of a docking station, they're close to similarly specced monitors and have much higher build quality.

 
 
candy [3 Builds] 1 point 1 month ago

Why not buy a docking station and cheaper monitors? I still think a triple monitor setup would beat two overpriced monitors any day

 
 
JaneGoodall 2 points 1 month ago

What distro do you code on? Or is that OS X I see? :)

 
 
Hakumisoso [2 Builds] 1 point 1 month ago

Looks like windows 8.1 to me.

 
 
Tezliov [1 Build] 2 points 1 month ago

Why didn't you name it Second Wind? You had a great opportunity. :(

 
 
jaredt [1 Build] 1 point 1 month ago

The computer is amazingly beautiful and the desk setup its coupled with complements it for a stunning product +1 (and much if I could) :)

 
 
SAV1OUR 1 point 1 month ago

still think this is odd case every time i see it

 
 
Hakumisoso [2 Builds] 1 point 1 month ago

Wow someone has a ton of money. Ditching a 690 for 2 780 tis. Not to mention 2 pricey 1440p displays.

Excellent. Love the monitor stands.

 
 
Eatin_Sundip 1 point 1 month ago

OMG, you're back! I commented on your last one and still have it saved on reddit as my favorite build.

 
 
TheTekJake [1 Build] 1 point 1 month ago

I cry every time. +1 to you, good sir.

 
 
canders [6 Builds] 1 point 1 month ago

Enjoyed version 1.0 too. +1

 
 
ImElkay [1 Build] 1 point 1 month ago

Are you using a DAC with your cans or just onboard audio?

 
 
YourLocalPCNoob [1 Build] 1 point 1 month ago

I see a schiit magni+modi and HE400

 
 
Mirrorworld [1 Build] 1 point 1 month ago

Why don't you sand the green off the 780 TI's LED's, they are white underneath and would go amazingly.

 
 
Spbach [1 Build] 1 point 1 month ago

Lovelovelovelove the headphones. +1 for the build also.

 
 
bsr387 [1 Build] 1 point 1 month ago

okay we understand, you got the money. lol just kidding, very cool setup