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Red Team - First new Build After 8 Years. All AMD

by Matt_bot



Date Published

Sept. 13, 2018

Date Built

Sept. 14, 2018

CPU Clock Rate

3.4 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

41.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

75.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.45 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

910 MHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

45.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

78.0° C


So I've finally updated not only my computer, but also bought a new monitor. I'm coming from an HD6770 and a Phenom II X6 1090t. Some ancient HP prebuilt from 8-9 years ago.

Goal with this build was 144hz/1440p + freesync so that's why I'm going all AMD. Budget was about a grand excluding the monitor.

Part Reviews


No further description needed. Amazing price, amazing performance. Stock cooler is great.


Great little board. Does everything it's advertised to do. Only problem is the lack of fan headers and slightly bad SATA port placement. Otherwise perfect.


Smoking fast and good looking B-die ram. Got it for $200.


Blazing fast and a great price, form factor, and look.

Video Card

Absolute unit of a card. Great performance.


Awesome aesthetic case. Checks off all major points in terms of compactness, flexibility and customization. The magnetic filters are prone to warping during transport, and feel a little flimsy but it's fine otherwise. Great airflow and fits all my parts!

Power Supply

Beautiful power supply. High quality, includes amazing looking heat-shrunk and sleeved cables. A++

Case Fan

Beautiful, quiet, good price. High airflow. Literally 0 noise.

Case Fan

Beautiful, quiet, good price. High airflow. Literally 0 noise.

Comments Sorted by:

Scu84St3v3420 1 Build 4 points 4 months ago

Respectable build, very clean and nice look too. That is a powerful budget friendly machine.

yassinemens 2 points 3 months ago

i see a russian flag and nasa cup..

Matt_bot submitter 1 Build 2 points 1 month ago

NASA yes, Russian Flag? Maybe my sticky notes on my desk? Lol

PixelatedHam 1 Build 2 points 3 months ago


Nice build!

Matt_bot submitter 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago


phipse 2 points 2 months ago

Lovely build! Loving the photo of the NVMe drive

Ryzin 1 point 2 months ago

is this good for 144fps on call of duty 4? or should I just wait until 7nm ryzen in 2019 :l

Matt_bot submitter 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

Should be, but waiting is always better.

ch3ff 1 point 2 months ago

Nice build. Did your MOBO take the ryzen 5 2600 or did you need a boot kit for it..?

Matt_bot submitter 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

Yes! And no I did not.