Description

Went pretty well. The NZXT Hue adds a nice pop of color with the window. Did some mild overclocking (literally MILD), and it's working out well.

Primarily an MMO gaming rig. Haven't really put it through it's paces yet, as I've just finally gotten a monitor to go with it.

Saved a little over $100 on this price due to the microcenter bundle deal and discounted prices compared to what's shown here.

I plan to add a 20" TN panel in the coming weeks as a side monitor. The Auria is beautiful, even though I have no pictures to show you (this is me being lazy as I'm currently using it, and the camera is right here)

I had the G15, and Deathadder from a previous computer (so that discounts the build's cost as well).

Comments

  • 82 months ago
  • 3 points

That NZXT Hue is sexy.

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  • 82 months ago
  • 4 points

The HUE (the thing providing the color)

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build, but the 550W power supply is good for all of those parts? that's suprising.

  • 82 months ago
  • 6 points

He could OC all those parts and probably still be fine...

  • 82 months ago
  • 3 points

System under max (read as prime, occt, etc) load draws under 400w. Overclocked, and normal load won't draw any more than that. I think it's common for people to over-estimate their power requirements. I have no intention to crossfire, or I would've gone with a 650-750w psu. The g-series is a extremely solid performing PSU, very good numbers.

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

should test some games and give some benchmarks with that gpu... i have been thinking about buying that same gpu :D

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

My 3D mark score is 8598. Seems to be a pretty solid number :)

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

Great build! If anyone does not mind me asking, what is the difference between the 7870 XT and the 7870 ghz or standard editions?

  • 82 months ago
  • 6 points

They're completely different cores. The 7870XT should've been named the 7930, instead. It's based on the 7900 series tahiti core. So, they're not even the same card. It's a dumbed-down 7950, not a suped-up 7870. It's performance is comparable to the 7950. Hope that answers your question.

  • 76 months ago
  • 1 point

*Souped

;)

  • 77 months ago
  • 1 point

What lights/fan did you use for the glow? The blue looks great, love it!