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Rainbow Meme Machine BETA

by EmoryLeaddis

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Date Published

May 17, 2016

CPU Clock Rate

3.9GHz

GPU Core Clock Rate

975MHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

5.6GHz

Description

I have a tendency to monologue so I'll try and keep it short and sweet.

I desperately needed a new computer but I didn't feel it extremely necessary because all I use computers for really is browsing dank memes and playing league of legends terribly (I wish I could say it was my old computer but even after building this I'm still terrible lmao). Also I have very little pc knowledge, I had no idea how to build a pc nor did I really care that much about pc build culture, but after a month or so of pleading my partner convinced me to join her in making a budget build each. (mine of which has turned out to be not so budget friendly lol)

Skip forward 2 or 3 months and I have utterly immersed myself in tech youtube channels, Instagrams, facebook pages and this site etc. It's safe to say that it's become somewhat of a hobby of mine now.

So like I said this build is just for casual internet surfing and as for games all I really play is league of legends and this does it fantastically. I'm getting fps in the mid 100's which is better than my last computer that would hover around 15fps, but considering this is the first semi decent computer I've had that has given me the possibility to do so, I have started looking into other games too. Like when the open beta came out for Overwatch from the 5th-9th, I played that and I was super happy to be getting around 80-90fps on high settings. I don't know how it will handle more graphic intensive titles but I guess we'll find out.

I am uploading this now even though it is not finished to my liking. I still have some more things to buy and even then I will probably end up swapping out some components too now that I have become a slight bit more knowledgeable. But I just wanted to post this to see what people thought!

I'm excited to show you the end plan for this! I will be sure to update you ASAP

=D

(As I stated, this is my first build and I had/ still have very little understanding/knowledge of computers and building them so please don't be too mean in your comments. Also, yes, I realise i have probably spent more on unnecessary RGB LED's than actual important components, that's just who I am as a person. my bad lmao)

EDIT: here's a juicy gif of it in action for you all (please be careful if you have photosensitive epilepsy) https://media.giphy.com/media/l396IRGYunHy498g8/giphy.gif

Part Reviews

CPU

Great APU. Bought it and used it to play league while I saved up for a GPU and it did way better than I expected. Also I'm not sure if this is super bad or not but since I downloaded NZXT CAM I've been getting notifications every now and then (sometimes when I'm only browsing the web or watching youtube) saying that the cpu temp has exceeded 90C. So yeah I would probably suggest investing in a aftermarket cooler. (unless it is just CAM software being weird and unreliable, in which case ignore this lol)

Motherboard

I have no complaints other than IO shield is really weird, it might just be me, because this was my first build but it has these weird prong things on them and they were annoying as hell and I just ended up snapping a bunch of them off. also the yellow dims and sata ports are kind of ugly, but that's more my personal preference than a fault of the board.

aesthetics and annoying IO prongs aside, this motherboard is great.

Storage

This is the first ever SSD I've had and I just... can't believe it. The first time I booted up my pc I just laughed for a minute straight. It was so god damn fast lmao. Samsung are super reliable and I haven't had any issues with it and when I inevitably fill this SSD with memes I will definitely be getting a second, probably larger EVO.

Video Card

I don't know if this review will hold much salt as I am mostly a league of legends player but this graphics card is pretty friggin good. I'm getting fps in the mid hundreds on maxed out settings on league, and when the beta came out for overwatch on the 5th I was getting decent on high settings. I'm only getting into pc gaming just now because the build this graphics card is in is the first pc I've ever built and the first pc that could run anything more graphics intensive than minesweeper (exaggerating a little haha). Also I'm not very savvy when it comes to overclocking but a monkey could overclock this thanks to OC GURU, So I was very thankful for that.

I just want to give a heads up to other potential novice buyers, don't believe pcpartpicker when it says this is freesync compatible. It's not, which is disappointing considering I spent $250 on a freesync capable monitor.

Case

This is such a sexy case. I don't really know what else to say. I open and close the side panel like 4 times a day just because I can. The power shroud is awesome looking, the grommets are really nice and it's over all minimalist look is so good. it looks so elegant. I love it so much well worth every cent. The only thing I could fault might be the SSD bays at the back getting in the way a bit, but that could be my own fault because I am terrible at cable management

Keyboard

Honestly for a membrane keyboard at this price with this many features this is just so worth it. I love the macros, While its not full rgb you do have at least 3 colours to chose between, which as I said at this price range you honestly cant complain. The software for it isn't the greatest but it's not the worst either. This next bit is where it loses a star. For some weird reason the black on my keys is scratching off and has been since about the second week after i got it? It is most certainly the way I type (with the tips of my fingers, so i guess my nails hit them too) because my partner bought this exact keyboard and hers is fine, but it is disappointing none the less because I've been typing this way for a long time now and even my old generic keyboard that I had for 2 or so years never had this problem? I don't know. Regardless, this is a great product for its price.

Comments Sorted by:

manirelli staff 7 Builds 45 points 8 months ago

You know the way to my heart - featured

will_rippey 1 Build 13 points 8 months ago

I knew this was getting featured when I saw the LEDs. From the ASUS live stream:

I love LEDs

:P

SeBreeze9000 3 points 8 months ago

I was skimming across PCP the minute this build came out I said in the back of my head this is a featured build look at this friggin thing and what do you know just a bit later here we are featured build. +1

auldae 1 Build 3 points 8 months ago

NZXT Hue + nice build + decent write-up and pics = featured.

rwoody81 1 Build 4 points 8 months ago

If you this build, you should check out mine!

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

haha yes I back this, his build is so beautiful. (I was the one who commented on it saying I wanted to marry it lol)

rwoody81 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

:)

Sanctuvex 2 points 8 months ago

rwwody your build is absolutely killer man. clockwerks did a great job!

will_rippey 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Shameless self plug, eh?

rwoody81 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Hey, it never hurts to try! :)

rwoody81 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Just realized I forgot the word "like" in there lol

Sanctuvex 1 point 8 months ago

bra, click dat edit

rwoody81 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Yeah it was too late. I guess there's a time limit on editing comments.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 3 points 8 months ago

I can't believe this honestly I am so over the moon! thank you friend, I cannot wait to show you all the finished product! I hope you're having a great day mate!

-HH- 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

your pic looks like donald trump KAPPA

So that's how to be features then huh ;)

will0956 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

My build's gonna have LEDs!

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/H6Qmf7

Wish there was a windowed version of the 380t...

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jipster69 4 Builds 10 points 8 months ago

Wow... I can taste the rainbow! +1

this build is ssssssuper!

Eltech 12 Builds 3 points 8 months ago
Mmm... Skittles is one of my favorite candies. :)
Byte_Hound 1 point 8 months ago

Oh, god... XD LOL. You're the best!

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

ahaha thank you! as soon as i found out about the hue+ there was never any question as to whether i would get it or not, now I just have to decide if I wanna get an extension kit and run it out the back of the tower and alone the back of my desk (the answer is probably yes haha) ty for your comment I hope your day is great friend.

FACUNDO 12 Builds 5 points 8 months ago

This is ****** beautiful, dude!

+1

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 3 points 8 months ago

thank you friend!

Beddah 5 points 8 months ago

This is so f***ing beatiful! +1

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

thank you very much mate!

kadyxvx 1 Build 4 points 8 months ago

Nice, needs rainbow sleeving tho

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

haha soon ;)

will_rippey 1 Build 4 points 8 months ago

Wow. You really pulled off the premium look without the premium price! +1

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 3 points 8 months ago

thanks! I reckon it will look much better when I get my rainbow sleeved extensions from pccasegear (they look so good haha) and when I get this ugly looking stock CPU fan out, I'm thinking of replacing it with a kraken x31! but yeah very excited for things to come. I'm very happy with this feedback so far i definitely thought i was gonna get flack for all the RGB. thank you so much for the lovely comment i hope you're having a good day friend!

will_rippey 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

i hope you're having a good day friend!

You too ;)

Sanctuvex 1 point 8 months ago

You prolly won't ever get flak for rgb on pcpartpicker, especially with manirelli pickin features

Gooberdad 7 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

Incoming flak......

ActuallyImJerome 2 Builds 4 points 8 months ago

Eh, you should've put more rbg leds color into it..

Jk, that's an awesome build!!

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 3 points 8 months ago

ahahaha ;)

as silly as its gonna be, there are actually still a couple more led things left for me to get!

but thank you for your comment friend, hope you're having a good one!

S0nny_WarBucks58 2 Builds 3 points 8 months ago

Noice, very noice. +1

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

cheers mate! can't wait to have it all done and get my hands on a half decent camera to take some better pictures!

Enrico411 3 points 8 months ago

All that RGB crazy!! Also love it +1

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 3 points 8 months ago

hahaha yeah, I still have a strip coming in the mail to line the back of my desk with and I will be retiring my challenger prime for a corsair RGB strafe (when i can afford it lol!) so still more to come yet friend, I'll be sure to keep you all updated! But thank you, I'm glad you like it. thanks for the comment I hope you are having a great day mate!

Enrico411 3 points 8 months ago

Great looking forward to see Moar RGB!! ;)

Sanctuvex 1 point 8 months ago

Dawg rgb strafe is on sale rn for like 100 dollars. Was thinking about getting it

TeyKey1 2 Builds 3 points 8 months ago

+1 for awesome colors :)

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 3 points 8 months ago

Ahaha thank you very much friend!

Antocharles360 3 points 8 months ago

You make the mustard cables look so gud +1

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 3 points 8 months ago

lol thank you! I'm still looking to get rid of them though ahaha hope your day is good friend!

Level99PcFanboy 1 point 8 months ago

They actually make single braided PSU cable extensions that get you that fancy modular look without an actual modular.

Level99PcFanboy 1 point 8 months ago

Yeah. I'd love to see an update with those attached.

Squishbean1 2 Builds 3 points 8 months ago

This is quite beautiful. I require more rainbow. And more memes.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 3 points 8 months ago

oh wow cheers bud! i will be getting the strafe very soon, and for my birthday my mother bought me a generic led strip to line the back of my desk with but im thinking i might give that to my partner and buy an extension kit for my hue+ and see if i can run that out the back of my tower and line that on the back of my desk, what do you reckon? n.n

hope youre having a good day friend!

Squishbean1 2 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

That sounds cool. You can never go wrong with lighting.

OccamAsylum 10 Builds 3 points 8 months ago

I've seen some intense RGB setups, but damn.

Also +1 for that description. Monologues are fun.

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PCIntake 3 points 8 months ago

This build has more color than all my hopes and dreams.... +1

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

Me too friend, I fill the void with rainbows. ;) hope you're having a good day!

Michelle.G 1 Build 3 points 8 months ago

OMG! I'm sure there's a pot of gold at the end of that rainbow. Love, love, love it!

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

ahaha! no gold found yet, but a lot spent. I'll keep a look out though lmao.

thanks for your lovely comment, hope you're having a great day!

Michelle.G 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

Thanks to you. I look at your build and can instantly feel happy.

Michelle.G 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

I was making reference to the spent amount, being in someone elses pocket. All in all money well spent.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

ohhh wait i get you now ahaha my mistake >.< lol!

Ogammi 3 Builds 2 points 8 months ago

I'm starting to get a feeling that you like Disco's lol! but damn nice build man! :D

What kind of FPS were you getting on league before you put in the GPU?

Minky7 2 Builds 2 points 8 months ago

I can't speak for him and I haven't played lol but I have the 7850k (a slightly lesser form of this apu) and it perform pretty damn well. I'm currently using it for a gpu while saving for a new build and it gets like 25-40 fps on low for fo4, 25-30 on high for Civ V, and it can generally run just about anything as long as you don't mind bumping down settings a notch.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

Ahaha nah not so much of a disco person, but I have ADHD so I am definitely attracted to bright shiny things so let's just blame is on that lmao! My man, that apu had me doubting whether or not to buy a gpu at all. I was getting around 60-80fps on high settings with just the apu alone on league. But in the end I did buy a graphics card because I thought I would like to have the option of playing some more graphics intensive games, when I find ones I like that is (I'm open for suggestions)

Thank you for the nice comment friend I hope your day is Rad!

SeBreeze9000 1 point 8 months ago

Ever consider Warframe or possibly everyone's favorite CS:GO? Edit: "Also another friend bought me cs:go as a welcoming present to steam and I've played it"

nvm

legonate416 2 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

^

You should try Warframe, OP. It's an amazing game.

RaspberryPiFan 10 Builds 2 points 8 months ago

You need a Razer toaster to match that mouse pad.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

Already got the toaster, I'm on the hunt for the kettle now

RaspberryPiFan 10 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

Toaster oven?

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Jesus Christ, I only just followed razer on instagram and saw what u we're referencing that went WAYYYY over my head sorry about that friend, I thought u we're teasing me for buying unnecessary stuff lmao!

RaspberryPiFan 10 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

I thought u we're teasing me for buying unnecessary stuff lmao!

I was too... The toaster is a joke. It is just funny. :P

Ropota 2 points 8 months ago

Switch to nvidia and never look bad bro. ( grabs pop corn )

GreenWard 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

You mean back?

Ropota 1 point 8 months ago

No front

GreenWard 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

Dude you got more than 500 comments you gotta make a cool profile desc.Check out some of the active members here,those look AWE!

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Ropota 1 point 8 months ago

nah. its for nvidia fan boys only.

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EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

I think I'm too new to the scene to understand this rivalry. Is this like the pc version of XBOX VS PS? lol I think we went AMD because of the price? idk, but I'm always open to hear everyones side! Whats the benifits of nvida over AMD?

OMGriffinz 0 points 8 months ago

These silly fanboys are telling you lies... Pretty much the AMD side tends to run a bit hotter and slower than the Intel or NVidia side of things but the performance you get from AMD is insane for the price you pay for...

Example the i3-6300 (i think thats the model) is a 2 core and 4 thread processor at 3.8 when for the same price you can get an AMD FX-8320 that gives you 8 cores and 8 threads that can be overclocked to 4.0ghz (clocked at 3.5)

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GreenWard 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

This looks cool!But I have a few critiques.

For just a bit more you could have gotten an R9 390 which is a beastly card,although this might be pointless if you decide not to branch out from LoL.

The 7870k really isn't worth it as the 7850k is almost the same as it for cheaper,the gains are very small,to the point that they are practically non-existent.

I would have liked a H440 with the whole RGB setup,I feel like that's the perfect RGB premium looking case.

The peripheral choice is questionable,I know from personal experience that you CAN'T get cheap premium gear,I bought a Genius Gaming Scorpion K5 keyboard because it looked gamery,had nice backlighting and just looked good overall.Here I am 6 moths later with my 3rd one,and this one is defective too.It's a rubber dome keyboard with gaming features but I should have saved up for a mechanical one.TBH you were closer to one and you lost more than me.I also got a Genius X-G300.Mice don't really break unless they are Deathadders but the side buttons are hard to press,and the main buttons as wellsorta .Overall I wouldn't trust "gaming" tags,they are either lies or don't mean anything.

Other than that,VERY nice build!

+1

kadyxvx 1 Build 6 points 8 months ago

Hey, I'm answering this because I'm OP's partner, and i was in charge of buying most of the components - we didn't go for the 7850k because on pc part picker many people with the same motherboard (which we had already bought) said that the bios didn't support it/it had compatibility issues and that flashing the bios didn't even work for it. So i went with the 7870k because there was no reviews saying it had the same issue. Rather than buying entirely new motherboards we just went for the slightly more expensive apu's.

GreenWard 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

Alright,that's fair enough.

Cheers,love!

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

I got my partner to reply about the APU because that went a lil over my head but as for the graphics card, I'm probably gonna replace it somewhere down the line. Like I said, I am not the hugest gamer right now and right now the only games i play are leauge, a lil left for dead, and path of exile with my friends every now and then. Also another friend bought me cs:go as a welcoming present to steam and I've played it (terribly) a couple times. If i do end up getting really intense into gaming and I wanna start playing triple A titles I wil definitely look at a new one. One that is actually ******* freesync compatible (damn you pcpartpicker for making me think this one was)

as for the case, it was definitely a toss up between the two, but the side panel and the fact this one was about $30-40 cheaper basically everywhere sold me on this one. But you are right the H440 is a very sexy case.

And the keyboard. Like I said, everything other than the paint scratching off due to the way i type I do love this keyboard, especially for its functionality at it's price range. It has had somewhat of a stroke a couple times though and started typing absolute gibberish for some reason which has forced me to restart my computer, but thats only happened like twice since i got it 3 or so months ago. To be honest, my next pay I am hoping to get the corsair strafe, I have fallen for the hype of mechanical keyboards, plus that RGB is gonna suit my set up so well lmao.

As for my mouse, I know its from some semi unknown brand and "gaming" is kind of an empty distinction but I honestly have not had a single complaint. The dpi changeability and the software it comes with is nice and its braided cable is awesome too. Plus I mean cmon, look how bright the thing is lol. I'm pretty happy with keeping this one for now. I don't really have any brand loyalty.

thank you for the comment dude! I love these conversations! hope youre having a great day friend

GreenWard 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Aww,I wish my friends bought me CS:GO,I actually wanna play it... But I have no friends

There is a giveaway going on,Corsair is giving away 3 of their new CorsairGaming Speed keyboards with the new Speed switches.

Other than that,I have nothing else to say. Cheers,love!

legonate416 2 Builds 2 points 8 months ago

For just a bit more you could have gotten an R9 390 which is a beastly card,although this might be pointless if you decide not to branch out from LoL.

False, an R9 390 is much much more expensive. This is Australian dollars, not USD.

macaroni2552 1 point 8 months ago

The r9 390 is about 200$ more than the r7 370 correct?

Minky7 2 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

Ayyyyy lmao I have the 7850K! And the asus a88xm-a mobo... That's all bai.

idklol 2 points 8 months ago

how do you find the 400c to build in?

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 3 points 8 months ago

It wasnt too bad, but I have only built in this one and a deepcool tesseract (really cheap case that I replaced with this one after i started getting more into build culture). but i most definitely had less trouble with everything in this one than the tesseract. plus the cable grommets in this are just so awesome i love them so much. The SSD bay at the back is really chunky though, but again it is probably easy to maneuver for a more experienced builder. 1 thing i did wanna say, if u have watched youtube reviews of this case, dont listen to people who say the power shroud is difficult to get in and out? like i have no idea what they're talking about its so easy lol. sorry if my comment didnt help friend.

OMGriffinz 2 points 8 months ago

I dare you to slap a hypno toad sticker on your pc...

I dare you...

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

ahaha (spoiler alert) I was going to get a custom car badge manufacturer to make me an extremely colourful metallic badge that said "meme machine"

but idk I'm really liking your hypnotoad idea now ahaha ;)

thankyou for your comment mate hope you're having a great day.

OMGriffinz 1 point 8 months ago

Btw I did +1 cuz it is the greatest meme machine on this website XD

Keep the setup away from bleach cuz thats the power of Oxi clean

I had to haha

Matthewtina2015 2 points 8 months ago

Pretty colors!

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

ahaha thank you very much friend!

Matthewtina2015 1 point 8 months ago

Np friend

Level99PcFanboy 2 points 8 months ago

Sigh *unzips

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

ahaha nice lol n.n

manirellis_fridge 2 points 8 months ago

The amount of rainbow is OVER 9000!

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

this isnt even it's final form ;)

rhali8 2 Builds 2 points 8 months ago

Meme Machine

( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

An awesome build. Also happy it doesn't cost a small loan of a million dollars. I'd be pretty trumped if I owned this. Hehe. No? Okay...

Climbs back into tiny shame box

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

ahahaha n.n

rhali8 2 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

:p

someta 3 Builds 2 points 8 months ago

This is nice... I haven't seen too RGB builds around here either (not like the red and black ones, which you can blame on manufacturers to an extent)...

Overall, very nice. With the games you're playing, you don't need super-powered hardware. Besides, you can always throw in a Polaris card when they come out (although I could see a CPU bottleneck with the processor if they're as powerful as Pascal)!

Wolfemane 3 Builds 2 points 8 months ago

Great looking build!!!!!!!

+1

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

cheers mate! appreciate it a lot n.n!

bsmods 15 Builds 2 points 8 months ago

Excellent work!

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

oh wow this is wild! i was watching rod and bob on scrapyard wars a couple weeks back! thanks so much guys, love your work! hope your day is good!

bsmods 15 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

Thanks for watching! We had a blast building those rigs and love sharing our work and seeing fantastic work by the whole partpicker community!

vagabond139 5 Builds 2 points 8 months ago

I came here expecting a high end build due to the LEDs but instead I got a kick *** mid range build.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

very deceptive ;)

thank you for your lovely comment friend i hope you are well.

jpnmusic2 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

Nice build! Looking at the price in Australia, it really is expensive... 200$ for an A10, when it's like 40$ cheaper here, same for the GPU (100$ cheaper here in Canada)..... Ouch ;_;! Either way, nice build. It really is flashy though jesus christ (' v ' )

i hope you don't admin a ****** meme page on fb tbh xd

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

yeah reading how much cheaper everything is almost everywhere else definitely hurts, but i mean aus is in the top 15 countries with highest cost of living in the world so I mean basically everything is expensive man so yeah I guess you get used to it. feelsbadman.

And no, no facebook page lmao n.n!

thank you for the comment friend i hope you have a great day!

G_I_L 2 points 8 months ago

Ohmygod.

I'm having a heart attack. I fell in love aswell.

Now, tell me. Where did yer get your LED strips?

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

look up "NZXT hue+" that's whats inside my case! amazing product. Expensive, but worth it (IMO anyway) thank you for your comment friend I hope you are well!

G_I_L 1 point 8 months ago

I know, but does it really come with the LED strip itself and such? I somehow didn't manage to find it.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Sure does friend, comes with the hub thing, and not one big strip but 4 short strips that u daisy chain together or connect together with these extension things that come in the box!

G_I_L 1 point 8 months ago

Enough to make my Eclipse P400 shine bright like a diamond?

-HH- 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

DANK MEMES MELT STEAM BEAMS CONFIRMED 2016.

+1 Props!

KeepPhlyingHigh 2 points 8 months ago

When it comes to color-coded/LED lit builds, this is what i STRVE for! great worK!!

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

thank you so much mate! i appreciate these comments so much. I hope you are well!

nukemaster999 1 point 8 months ago

can you use dual graphics more with the r7 370 and the apu? any1?

Eltech 12 Builds 2 points 8 months ago
Not that I heard of, yet. So far the R7 250, R7 240, HD 8000, HD 7000 and HD 6000 series can run "dual graphics" with the A-Series APUs. You can double check from AMD's dual graphics webpage and I also check CW that test "dual graphics."
- AMD Radeon Dual Graphics
- Recommended graphics cards for AMD dual-graphics
SvenSkent 1 point 8 months ago

This is almost painful to look at haha

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

now THIS was the reaction I was thinking I'd get lmao. It's okay, I definitely understand not everyone is as flamboyant as I, but I did make sure that everything has the functionality to be able to be any and all colours meaning if i ever get sick of rainbows everywhere always I can change the colour theme to something a bit more... not as puke inducing lol.

Everyone is entitled to their opinion, even if they are WRONG ;) thank you for your comment friend, I hope you're having a good day!

thetortuga747 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Try double checking the CPU temps in AMD Overdrive. I've found that the A series CPUs tend to have unreliable temp readings anywhere else.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Ahhhh okay I didn't know that, that's rather strange! Thank you for the advice friend I hope you are well

EtherealFire 1 point 8 months ago

This made me lol. Sweet build man, looks great

Sanctuvex 1 point 8 months ago

It actually blinded me lol

Cosmo_Canyon 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

oh god , what's next

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

is this like "ugh i cant believe this rainbow fart got featured, whats next? a talking monkey" or like a genuine question? because I would love to talk about my coming plans ahaha n.n

Cosmo_Canyon 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Oooops i meant to do that comment to a friend to tease him.No idea how it ended up in your build which i really like btw :)

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legonate416 2 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

Does anyone else automatically think 'Razer' when you see this build?

Sanctuvex 1 point 8 months ago

I usually think green haha

Sanctuvex 1 point 8 months ago

This look great and all but if it's not to late i would return the mouse and possibly the keyboard. That mouse will likely start defecting within a month of use. And for around 15-25 bucks more you can get a way killer actually well made keyboard.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

I mean, my next pay I am hoping to get my hands on a strafe but as for the mouse I will just get as much mileage as i can out of this one and I will probably replace it with something a bit more high end. Thank you for your comment friend I hope you are well.

vekspec 5 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

This is Rainbow-ly Unicorn-ly Beautiful!

Well done on a great and colorful system! Grats on featured as well! +1!!

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

ahaha thank you very much friend! i hope you are having a great day!

Ghrolt 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Dude. You NEED Thermaltake Riing RGB fans.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Oh yeah most definitely! the only reason I have the purple corsair ones and the stock ones is that in my last case and before I even knew what a hue+ was, I had 4 of the purple LED fans, so when I upgraded case and got the hue+ I just migrated 2 of the fans and gifted the old case and 2 of the fans to my room mate (well not gifted, I made him give me at least $15 ahaha)

but yeah on the hunt for new fans led me to the thermaltake rgb ones being a high possibility! we'll see.

thank you for your comment friend I hope you're having a great day!

Ghrolt 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Yeah. The Thermaltake RGB fans can be setup in a rainbowy-way to fit your setup. Love what you did. Not my cup of tea. But I like the way you took budget friendly parts and built something as unique as that.

Gooberdad 7 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

Man. Way too much rainbow. Having flashbacks.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

having flashbacks to getting knocked off rainbow road in mariokart for the 50th ******* time in one race? I get that too sometimes when i look at it, sorry about that friend. ;)

Gooberdad 7 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

Lol awesome

rwoody81 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Great looking first build! The matching LED's all around really look great! Congrats on the feature!

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

thank you so much friend. I definitely tried to make it so that everything had the functionality to be able to have rainbow modes + static modes in case I ever got sick of rainbows (pffft like thats ever gonna happen ahah) so i could set them all to just one static colour. But I guess that whole plan will be ruined once I get my rainbow sleeved extensions.

thanks for your comment mate I hope your day is good!

Aceboyz 1 point 8 months ago

400C + RGB EVERYTHING! = LOVE

I don't want to say this but...

The Ketchup and mustard cables man, they look good... the RGB man. THEY MADE THE FUGLY CABLES SEXY AF
+1 in RGB
EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

lol youre the second person to say that ahaha! It really bothers me, to the point where i am getting rainbow (of course lol) sleeve extensions in a few pays time, but it feels good to know other people dont find them as hideous as i do lol!

thank you so much for your lovely comment I hope you are well friend.

Aceboyz 2 points 8 months ago

I dunno man I'm in love with the 400C since it released, it looks so good, so compact, yet so roomy + an NZXT SHue+ man I can't stop looking at it

philphaser 9 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

My stock cooler sensor is ringing alarm!

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

ahhh please forgive me, I will be getting the kraken x41 asap! this is just BETA stage i swear ;) hahaha

thank you for your comment I hope you're having a good one mate.

philphaser 9 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

Will do now! ; )
Now please excuse me, while i upvote...

dannyboy_360 1 point 8 months ago

The GPU is bad value, I would have gone with the GTX 950 for around the same price.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 3 points 8 months ago

I was going for the whole freesync thing but as it turned out this card wasnt actually compatible anyway. you're probably right, too late now though unfortunately ahaha. Hope you are well friend.

Skylord 1 point 8 months ago

I hope none of the memes have been to dank for this PC ;-;

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

no memes too dank so far =D

Skylord 2 points 8 months ago

That's good :3

jedijosiah 1 point 8 months ago

This is a thing of beauty.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

ahaha wow thank you very much friend!

Jhobbster 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

That moment when you realize your mouse pad cost more money then the mouse....

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

yeah ill give u that one ahaha. my bad.

boatyo 1 point 8 months ago

I think you made me pour my rainbow Skittles onto the pictures of this machine lol.

Reported because you made me spill my candy.

JK +1 for the dank MLG build. Although Skittles would make a nice finish for this machine lel

kheer.ahn 1 point 8 months ago

If you have $400 laying around, or really want the rgb, look into the ROG MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA from Asus (you would need a different processer, you can pick up a 3.8ghz i3 for like $125). Also you could look into colored water cooling with special rgb fans on the radiators. Good job though, looks great.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

ahaha im not too sure about replacing all that quite yet but i mean thats just how i feel now, who knows how i will feel in a month or so ahaha. But you're spot on with the water cooling bit. I'm gonna get the kraken x41 somewhere in the near future! will probably replace its stock fan with a thermaltake riing rgb too (you can replace stock fans on krakens, right?)

thank you for your lovely comment friend I hope your day is good!

kheer.ahn 1 point 8 months ago

Ya you can replace the fans. Just make sure they are the right size :D

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Hey everyone this is actually really a big deal to me, I wont give you the full sob story but I've been having a rough couple last months and I have been pouring most of the little motivation I have into my build so for you all to respond so positively and be so welcoming to me means so much thank you all so much. I am gonna reply to all of your comments, there is a lot of them ahaha, I hope you're all having wonderful days!

brent_the_rogue 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Entry spec rainbow god.

Magnificent.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 2 points 8 months ago

lmao thank you very much ahaha. Hope you're having a good day mate!

brent_the_rogue 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

You too man!

ICantBuildPCs 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

So I was planning on buying a MSi Gaming 5 to do a black/red setup, I think I'll go with the PC MATE and just fill it up with RGB LED's and nobody will notice. Stealing your idea :(

ICantBuildPCs 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Also were all the LED's used coming from the HUE+ and the corsair fans????? :ooo

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

yup! the hue is RIDICULOUS bright. I love it, I'm thinking of getting an extension kit and running it out the back of my case and lining the back of my desk with it. It's going to be ridiculous i cant wait hahaha.

ICantBuildPCs 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

So you can make different patterns with the LED's inside the software? Whoa.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

yeah dude with NZXT cam software i can change the LED's in the case and with razer synapse I can change the LEDs around the rim of the mousepad. Sus out some reviews of the hue+ on youtube, you can do so much with it man, like as soon as i found out about the hue+ there was no doubt from there on whether i would get one hahaha. so good!

ICantBuildPCs 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Damn. My friend was trying to convince me to get one, I just assumed it was overpriced **** from NZXT and now I've changed my mind. Just gotta get a S340, my current build has a ****** case.

cettore 1 point 8 months ago

Honestly, it's a bit flashy for me. However, I absolutely love the price to performance +1

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

price to performance would be even better without unnecessary rgb ahaha. thank you friend! I hope you are well.

PhotonIce 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

my mom has that same keyboard and mouse lol

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

wait really? lol

PhotonIce 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

yep surprisingly lol

Kingjv 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Awesome looking build man

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

cheers mate =D hope you are having a great day n.n

syntaxerrur 22 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

This is so shaweet! I love it!

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

thank you very much friend!

PhotonIce 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

First I l love Ur +1 but u should of gotten a quad core CPU without graphics (Athlon X4 880,) since u already have dedicated graphics. which would made ur build a more powerful one. Just saying :) :) :) :) :) :)

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

we mainly got an APU because (it may not seem like it) me and my partner are actually considered poor in australian standards I wont go into it but I have been unable to work for a few years now and my partner looks after me. but anyway, we bought the apu because we didnt know how long it would be before we could buy a graphics card. we actually ended up getting the graphics card through this thing we found out about called afterpay on www.warcom.com.au/ (we are still paying them off actually!) but yeah we could have spent a couple more months saving our cents but we are both pretty impatient people so we decided on the apu, used the computers for a few months with just that and no gpu, then found out about afterpay then got the gpu.

sorry for the long comment friend, just thought I would answer this here before more people asked about it lol!

PhotonIce 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

I understand Ur situation it took me a year before I could of built mine, also you say that u could of saved up but the quad core I was talking about is less than the one u currently have and I would say better since Ur actually using all 4 cores unlike an apu which Ur only using 2 since u have dedicated graphics. Anyways man, I'm just saying maybe later u can upgrade to a quad because I've had my fair share of apu's and none of them can compare to a quad core experience paired with dedicated graphics. Here check this one out, it performs better and is cheaper than the one you have - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01BPEZ5P4?tag=pcpapi-20&pldnSite=1

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

oh okay i think i understand now! lol sorry like i said im really new and still have a bit of trouble understanding. I bookmarked the amazon page even though that card doesnt ship to aus but I will keep it in mind when i start wanting to swap out components! any motherboards you would suggest to go with it? or is the one i have fine?

PhotonIce 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

The motherboard you have is compatible since it is fm2+ socket , so you don't need a new one :) also check u can check if the Athlon x4 860k is available there since there similar in performance.

SuperKid 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Try getting a CPU cooler that supports LED fans that can rotate through colors.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

I was thinking about just getting a kraken x41 watercooling block! its logo is lit up by a changable RGB LED ;)

ROG2000_PCs 2 points 8 months ago

Or the Thermaltake Riing 240 or 360.

ROG2000_PCs 1 point 8 months ago

I had that card in the 3x 4GB variant, it's a great card. You chose well. +1 (whoops I just realized I had the 270X eh close enough.)

1am2op4u_ 1 point 8 months ago

You should of gotten better parts then have really nice perpherals. -.-

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

when i started building this pc i didnt care at all about it. I didn't know that i would enjoy all this as much as i do now. my intentions have changed dramatically since i started. this was only supposed to be a $700 system at most when i started, peripherals and all. but then I got more into this culture and I started wanting to make things bright/trippy/shiny. like I said I can admit I care more about looks than performance. I'm sorry if that upsets you but thats just who i am as a person.

sorry for being a bit blunt im not having the best day. I hope your day is better than mine friend.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

like i might even end up buying better components down the track i dont know where this journey is taking me im just enjoying the ride.

1am2op4u_ 1 point 7 months ago

Thats me anyway but it if u like RRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGBBBBBBBBB Lights and all, thats fine

GoodGamingPC 21 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

It's a rainbow of awesomeness - well done!

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

thank you very much friend, more rainbow to come soon! ;)

DeBazoogiaBird 1 point 8 months ago

You spent way to much on lED's, otherwise good build.

KorruptkSwades 1 point 8 months ago

lovely build ! some great quality and performing components! I'd suggest a Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo, with Push-Pull configuration, itll cost you probably cost about 30-40 bucks in your currency if you get the 2nd 120mm fan to do the config...

like that you can save up some cash and not blow up your cpu until you can afford either water cooling or a very high end air cooler like the Noctuad DH or dark rock pro 3 etc..

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

my partner actually just got coolermaster 212x lmao

but im saving up for a kraken x41 right now, i should have it in 3 or so weeks, i think i should be alright til then, yes? =/ i hope so at least lol.

Killeneminem 3 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

+1 for the individually colored rainbow cables.

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

you mean the ugly ketchup and mustard? ahaha im hoping they will be gone soon ;)

Ibuyara 1 point 8 months ago

Very color. Much LED. Wow.

gugu96 16 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

I hate leds and even more rgb funky leds. And you know what? your rainbow themed rig is so perfectly done that It's not even painful to actually love it!

Stereotypical_Whale 2 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

The only build that ketchup and mustard looks good! Noice job m8

luis2sent 1 point 8 months ago

i dont like to much leds but bro this pc looks great respect!

Gr33nman11 1 point 7 months ago

Amazing build.

Destiny_Awaits_ 1 point 7 months ago

omg omg omg omg WHAT IS THAT MOUSEPAD!!!!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!!

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 7 months ago

its a razer firefly! n.n

Mdthompson2001 1 point 7 months ago

if you like rgb lights you should check out thermaltake's riing rgb fans (yes riing is spelled right)

GloriouSGabeN 1 point 6 months ago

Lean, mean, meme machime +1

PC-Enthusiast 1 point 5 months ago

You paid like 230 dollars for a 370?! Please tell me this wasn't usd because otherwise you got ripped off

EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 5 months ago

not at all my friend, I live in Australia so this is aud. everything here is stupid expensive unfortunately =(

amack93 1 Build 1 point 5 months ago

Wow, love what you did with the 400C (I have the same case)! Something about rainbow builds..... nice!

Reprisalgaming 1 Build 1 point 5 months ago

How did you get that rainbow color scheme

Metal48 1 point 4 months ago

3 months l8...

this is RGB heaven.

jpmedina11 1 Build 1 point 4 months ago

sweet build!!! we're psychedelic bros, next build im definitely taking better photos

samuelsnaer 1 point 4 months ago

Does anyone know a site that sells that case and ships to Iceland?

TheGreenManiac 1 point 2 months ago

Nothing more to say that +1

papaBl3ss 1 point 6 days ago

What is the CPU cooler called?

matthewli125 1 Build 0 points 8 months ago

Hey guys, this just in: the 1070 is nerfed as **** by nvidia and we should just wait for polaris.

ROG2000_PCs 1 point 8 months ago

?

Battlefield -3 points 8 months ago

AMD build is featured...this can't be happening...about time!

vagabond139 5 Builds 2 points 8 months ago

Feature builds usually have more to do with looks than the quality/performance of the parts. It is just usually people that can afford a higher end PC also have access to a better camera and put more effort into the looks sometimes and expensive things do tend to look nicer.

jpnmusic2 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Honestly my PC is pretty bland yet quite expensive.... maybe I should get a new camera instead of using my phone's one? And get a HUE+? lol

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EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

ahaha thank you friend! it still ended up a lot more expensive than I orignially planned!

cheers for the comment I hope you are having a lovely day!

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EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

ahahah thank you! n.n

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EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Thank you? idk if this is mean or not because potatoes are like my favourite food. lmao. TY for the comment regardless. I hope you're having a great day!

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EmoryLeaddis submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

ohh ahaha okay that's fair enough! n.n

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