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My dad and I built this on July 20th. We made this build specifically for gaming. It took us a while considering that this was our first time trying to build a PC. It took around 4-5 hours just trying to figure everything out. As odd as it sounds, we spent the most time on the CPU cooler. We could not get it to stay in the motherboard to save our lives. A good hour and a half was spent just trying to keep the CPU cooler in place. Overall, it was a good and fun experience. And since this is our first build, the cable management isn't good. At all. There are cables all over the place, but we made sure to keep it out of the way of fans and whatnot.

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  • 67 months ago
  • 4 points

Nice build, looks like you really did your research on what you wanted to create. I won't give you a hard time on the cable management- good work on getting it put together, that's kind of the most important thing :P Don't let anyone tell you otherwise +1

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

I spent hours just comparing different video cards and processors and which ones have the best bang for their buck. I think it was worth it. Thanks!

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

I did the same. Went with the GTX 760 because GeForce Experience and does better with Photoshop. AMDs get the better performance per dollar in games.

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  • 67 months ago
  • 2 points

I know its youe first time but please tidy the cables up it looks like someone decided to make spaghetti out of computer parts, however the rest of the build seems solid.

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 67 months ago
  • 2 points

Pretty cool man! Just never heard of visiontek. Maybe next time you should go with a more well known brand I.E Asus, Msi, Gigibyte etc. But altogether very decent build. :)

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

We went up to Microcenter and that was the cheapest R9 270x they had. I didn't see anything bad about the brand so we went ahead and got it. Thanks for the suggestion though!

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

Your welcome! I hope you enjoy your pc. :)

  • 67 months ago
  • 2 points

+1 nice build

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 67 months ago
  • 2 points

With a few minor adjustments you could have squeezed in an r9 280 (non-k series CPU, $75 but equally reliable motherboard) but pretty good build. Just don't go crazy on getting a liquid CPU cooler. Save the money for a GPU upgrade a few years down the road! :)

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah, I'm more intent on getting a better GPU than a fancy watercooling system. I'm not advanced enough for that haha. Thanks!

  • 67 months ago
  • 2 points

Love doing PC builds and tinkering with my son. Nice build you two created! +1

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

Mmm, spaghetti computers! Yum :P Tidy them up!

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

I will whenever we make a GPU upgrade. Thanks!

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

No problem.

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

that card looks more like a toy than a part

  • 67 months ago
  • 1 point

You spent more on your CPU than your GPU???

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

How's that Sandisk SSD workin so far? I'm considering getting one.

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Sorry for late reply, but it works like a charm. I get a ~10-15 OS bootup time, and fast load times in games. Overall, works well. I definitely recommend

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

How is the motherboard as I'm thinking of getting the same one nice build! +1

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Very good, no problems with it at all. Would definitely recommend it.

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

OK thank you

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