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The Arctic seal

by MildlyUpsetSeal

Description

This build was my first ever PC build and I wanted to use it for gaming, editing, streaming, and maybe animation and I think I've made a great build for that. I haven't been able to purchase any more demanding games (I only have TF2 at the moment since all my money went into the build) but when I get tougher games I will probably OC to 4.4-4.8 Ghz which I should be able to do with my A40 and Sabertooth but if anyone has any other overclocking suggestions I'm all ears.

Part Reviews

CPU

I absolutely love this core especially for overclocking and if you don't want to overclock then it is perfectly fine on it's own

CPU Cooler

While this one was very tricky to set up it payed off my CPU is extremely cool when under load and the fan keeps my other components about 10 degrees cooler while still being extremely quiet.

Motherboard

Hard to install but after that it was simple. The lights help you troubleshoot and the board has enough writing so you know exactly where to but stuff. In my opinion it and it's brothers are the only option for a white build.

Memory

Does it's job and looks pretty not much else to say

Video Card

Great GPU runs cool and silent and is great for VR and new games i love it especially in my White build.

Power Supply

It gives power not much else to say here.

Other

Beautiful and silent but occasionally when idle it will disconnect and takes a bit to reconnect.

Other

Great keyboard that looks amazing its just kinda hard to see the keys in the dark.

Comments Sorted by:

SilverWolf149 4 points 20 months ago

Moar(and better) pics! Great first build.

Lyrix 3 points 20 months ago

nice build bad photos bad desktop

MildlyUpsetSeal submitter 1 Build 1 point 20 months ago

Yeah I kinda rushed this build out so I'm going to retake them later.

Lyrix 1 point 20 months ago

okay cool!

extremisbuild 2 points 20 months ago

Damn nice. I love white builds.

Shadowriser609 1 point 20 months ago

i like arctic builds, the look so cool. +1

G_rot777 1 Build 1 point 20 months ago

Wow! It's almost Identical to what I wanted to do to my system! All white board and card inside a white nzxt case with rgb lights looks so good.

syl77 1 point 17 months ago

I'm really keen on that cooler. Still going good? no drama with quality?

Alakasplashh 1 point 6 months ago

I feel like you have a slight obsession with seals... I don’t know where that assumption came from but I can just feel it... xD But overall a really nice build you have going on there, however I have two things which would make the setup even better: - Upgrade to the NZXT S340 elite because it would look so much nicer through tempered glass.

  • try and get a backplate for the GPU, although very difficult to find one that fits this card - a white backplate would just make everything come together amazingly!

But well done anyways on a lovely build - and the all white peripherals also were a nice change :)

Alakasplashh 1 point 6 months ago

Actually - here’s a nice backplate for the 1060 DUAL (I think - just make sure it is before you purchase xD)

https://www.coldzero.eu/asus-gtx-1060-dual/2772-asus-gtx-1060-dual-layout-2-white-1.html

xtoybox 1 point 3 months ago

leaving an upvote coz seal.

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