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Greetings fellow PC building enthusiasts!

This PC was built using some parts from my previous living room build that had the ML07B case. I decided that I wanted something smaller that would be easy to carry back and forth from the ship I'm stationed on. The Lian Li case is great because it has a handle but it introduced a challenge because of its smaller form factor. I ended up selling my old GTX 770 and bought a small form factor GTX 970 from Zotac, it's performed really wel so far even though it gets kind of warm. I also bought a Crucial 960GB SSD to replace the 1TB HDD I had previously.

Performance has been great and I'm really glad I was able to take it to my unit where all of my other shipmates could play it while we were out on long patrols. It's seen long frustrating nights of the Dark Souls series and spooky Dead Space marathons as well. Now that I'm transferring out of Alaska to a land unit in California I hope that I can sell it to someone in the Coast Guard that can put some use to it on a ship, it was a really great companion for the year or so that I used it.

Thanks for reading and stopping by to take a look at the pictures!

Comments

  • 36 months ago
  • 3 points

Hey man awesome build, and thanks for your service!

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice build, +1.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

Pretty Nice. Must be great to bring to events and lan parties

  • 36 months ago
  • 3 points

Or bringing to, you know, work.

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

Yup, that was the idea! 2-4 week trips on a ship with a bunch of dudes in the Bering Sea can be pretty boring without some games!

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

nice build!

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

Great budget Mini ITX PC! Greetings from Argentina! :D

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

Thank you and "Hello" from Alaska!

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

I like it! +1

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

Cool case! Question, does that handle on top screw off? Also, is there room for a CD drive on that top slot?

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

I haven't tried unscrewing it but you might be able to take it off lol You can totally fit a CD/DVD/Blu-Ray drive in the top slot but it has to be a slim drive.

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

Awesome, Thanks!

  • 32 months ago
  • 2 points

WHY AM I JUST NOW SEEIGN THIS BRANDO??!

Seriously though, this thing is awesome.

  • 32 months ago
  • 1 point

It was the build I used for Hickory bro! Brought it back and forth from the boat and the house every-time we got underway, it was a great little build!

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

If you were a little bit more patient you could have gotten an RX 480 8GB model. Also you for an extra 4 bucks you can get dual channel 16gbs of ram bro. And the for power supply choice you could have gotten a fully modular seasonic 520w for around 5 more dollars. I believe right now it is only $62. Beside those, great build, love how you got the unique OEM i5 with an S-suffix. Pretty sure no one has ever bought that line of processor ( XD ) +1

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the suggestions but this was built about a year ago with components that were out at that time so the RX 480 would have been even further out of the picture lol Regarding the fully modular PSU, I actually got this PSU from a previous build and when I bought it for that old build it was used and much lower than the price you see here; it didn't really make sense to spend the extra scratch on modularity lol And yeah, the CPU is great because it's lower on power consumption than the K versions or even the stock 46XX series chips, performs great though!

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Good points! For me i prefer the corsair 380T that also has a handle to the Lian Li. It looks sexier and it is smaller, too.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

The 380t is definitely sexier looking but it's MUCH bigger than the Lian-Li case bro lol

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Really? XD

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Yup, I've built with the 380t before, check out my previous completed builds. It accepts a full sized graphics card, has room for a 120mm rad on one side, has a large HDD bay and can utilize full ATX PSU's, it's significantly larger lol

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks great! I'd be curious to see a pic after the cables were applied, tho ;)

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  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks a bunch!

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  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you! All I really do is fix computers all day though lol

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