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Outrun Build - Updated

by NeonJaguars

Description

I use this PC mostly for gaming, work-related applications, occasionally watching streams/youtube, and general web browsing. Recently I picked up a new monitor. I've had no problems with it so far with the build, and my only regret is that I didn't wait for Ryzen.

UPDATE 2/17/18

It's been almost a year since I built the PC, and it's still going strong. The CPU is struggling a little bit with some very intensive games, and I'd advise if you're going to get a 1080, go with one of the better/more modern CPUs like the 8700k/8600k/8400.

Part Reviews

CPU

Great locked CPU for gaming and some other tasks. Wish I had waited for Ryzen, however.

CPU Cooler

Looks great, fairly easy to install, but loud.

Motherboard

Great ATX black/white motherboard. Drivers were easy to install.

Memory

Ram is ram, I guess. Matches the color of my PC.

Storage

No issues with it, wish I had bought a larger one though.

Video Card

This thing is HUGE, like as big as my forearm. Plays all games at max 1440p usually around 100fps. Make sure your case is big enough for this GPU.

Case

Great case. Easy to build in, and is of great build quality. Would recommend.

Power Supply

Gets the job done. Modular for easy assembly.

Monitor

The colors and viewing angles are not that great, but it works as a secondary monitor.

Monitor

Cannot recommend this enough. Gsync and 144hz are amazing, and once calibrated, the colors are great as well. Pixel density is great compared to 1080p.

Other

Great extensions, more cost efficient than buying a full kit from CableMod.

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crookz_n_castlez 6 Builds 3 points 14 months ago

Very nice clean build and setup. ez +1

Shreddow 1 Build 3 points 14 months ago

Nice job, love the work around the pc. Those 80's style fits really good, especially the colour theme :)

Jackson_Tyler96 3 Builds 2 points 14 months ago

+1 for Fulla 2 and K712

Raider4411 2 points 6 months ago

holy ****... This build is SO AMAZING!!! Very nice job. Love the theme. :)

NeonJaguars submitter 2 Builds 1 point 6 months ago

thank you!

XidaxObliterator 3 Builds 1 point 14 months ago

Why was it chasing you?

NeonJaguars submitter 2 Builds 1 point 14 months ago

heh.

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GraviitY_XXIV 1 point 13 months ago

Does the graphics card fit in this case? Because when I put the two parts together on PCPartpicker it said that the DUKE would be too big to fit while still using the drive cages.

NeonJaguars submitter 2 Builds 1 point 13 months ago

The graphics card fits fine in the case. If you plan on storing like 4+ HDDs, you'll need to get a smaller card as it does block the optional expansion for drive cages.

GraviitY_XXIV 1 point 13 months ago

Thanks so much, by the way your build looks awesome!!!

NeonJaguars submitter 2 Builds 1 point 13 months ago

Thanks a lot mate, no problem :)

Goldenalpha32 2 Builds 1 point 12 months ago

gotta love those google chrome icons on the fans lol.

SlackPackSam 1 point 10 months ago

I adore this wallpaper! Would you mind telling me where I could find it?

NeonJaguars submitter 2 Builds 2 points 10 months ago

In this Imgur Album.

https://imgur.com/a/BX63i

ImHazards 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

I'm going for the same case and monitor (thats how i found this) and i love the look of it, can't wait to get it.

tuninglegend 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Is it normal if my top covers are a bit yellow-ish, instead of the same lucid white that the entire case has?

NeonJaguars submitter 2 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

Mine aren't that way, maybe contact Phanteks?

tuninglegend 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Well mine are like a washed mate white so I don't know if I should ask phanteks to replace them or not. What do you suggest? https://imgur.com/a/AoLVo

Ametista 2 Builds 1 point 7 months ago

I love this!

a8ner 1 point 6 months ago

super nice setup

NeonJaguars submitter 2 Builds 1 point 6 months ago

Thanks!

DouBLEPC 1 point 5 months ago

This PC is awesome, and your desk setup is gorgeous! Great work!

Chasethepcnerd 1 point 4 months ago

I have a 8600k I am going to put a gtx 1080 with, but would you recommend this gtx 1080?

NeonJaguars submitter 2 Builds 1 point 2 months ago

very late response (sorry for that) but I would absolutely recommend this 1080. It's a beast of a card - very quiet, great temps, good overclocking potential.

MightyLantern 1 point 10 days ago

What L desk do you have?

ReapMeUpDaddy -1 points 14 months ago

nice build, however bottlenecking

NeonJaguars submitter 2 Builds 2 points 14 months ago

Everyone says this. I've noticed no bottlenecking as all I do is game and watch videos, as well as some other light productivity tasks. If I was streaming/editing, would I have a bottleneck? Yeah. But with gaming? So far, at least - nope.

Nippynoah 1 point 13 months ago

Hey how did this card fit into the case I've been wondering cause I was gonna pick up this case but In black and pick up this card thanks!

NeonJaguars submitter 2 Builds 1 point 13 months ago

Card fit perfectly. No problems.

Nippynoah 1 point 13 months ago

Oh ok thanks for the heads up!!!!

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