This piece of work was something that I needed to replace a 4 year old Dell XPS 17 Laptop. It ran well for the first year, until it decided to burn out the motherboard for whatever reason. While it was replaced, it always caused overheating from the left side, due to its poor fan output on that side. For this build I wanted something that could air out all that heat easily, so with the parts I have listed, even the case, this was a build that I really liked doing, albeit a bit frustrated given the 8-10 hours I sunk into piecing everything together. Mind you, it's a first time build and I wanted to be extremely sure about everything.
Everything functions beautifully. Seeing 60 FPS without any framerate issues, having fast loads, and a cool PC allows me to smile every time I boot it and hear the beast give a low growl before the Windows login screen shows up. Super happy with my K9 Howler. Can't wait to upgrade it in the future.