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Amd High Tide build

by shiz08



Date Published

Feb. 8, 2017

CPU Clock Rate

4 GHz

GPU Core Clock Rate

1 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

6.1 GHz


My first amd build for games and movies mostly. Still adding on to this. Fans and nzxt hue not installed quite yet. Pics coming as soon as they are. Did 2 builds simultaneously the other is an intel.

2/9 added the nzxt fan controller and 3 purple neon fans.

Part Reviews


Great speed and price for a 8core processor. Able to handle most games and photo editing or anything else I do

CPU Cooler

Good cooler and pretty easy to install. Only thing I don't like about this is the hoses are incredibly stiff and tough to deal with.


Overall great motherboard good support for CPU and gpu. Only supports ddr3 which kinda sucks. It I can live with it. Plenty of fan plugins


Nice cheap ssd for your operating system. Plenty of speed

Video Card

Plenty of power for the price. Has no trouble playing most games on high settings. Looks pretty cool as well


This case's looks are awesome. The one side has a huge glass panel and the other has the hexagon top. Lots of space in the case and plenty of fan support. Only thing is the small cut outs for wire management but it worked out pretty well

Comments Sorted by:

RhettRO55 1 Build 1 point 23 months ago

This list of parts deserves more pics and a lot more to that description :-)

Aguywithnomoneytobuildapc 1 point 23 months ago

ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.......................MORE PICS

shiz08 submitter 2 Builds 1 point 23 months ago

Working on this but thanks

oneflygtiguy 5 Builds 1 point 23 months ago

Very interested in this build. Some moar pics plz?

LeMMingSlayeR 22 Builds 1 point 23 months ago




Sabertooth 990FX R2.0.

I like where you're going with this.

It's almost the same place I went.

Nice build.



oneflygtiguy 5 Builds 1 point 23 months ago

Ok, now we have something. That case is very nice, it doesn't appear to allow for a tidy build though. Is wire tending difficult in it? I really like the PSU and radiator placement option.

shiz08 submitter 2 Builds 1 point 23 months ago

Honestly the wire management isn't that bad on it for the most part. I just need a little more time I think. The psu placement is awesome except for the small opening for cable management lol.

roguexone 2 Builds 1 point 23 months ago

cabling could use some work but other than that, A+