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I have Ryzen from a potato!

by minbcrafter



Date Published

March 31, 2017

Date Built

March 30, 2017

CPU Clock Rate


CPU Temperature While Idle

40.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

65.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate


GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate


GPU Temperature While Idle

30.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

60.0° C


  • Just.. Wow. I never experienced this kind of gaming experience before
  • This PC is very slient. I can't hear it. Instead I hear my keyboard. It may be quieter than my old potato laptop I was coming from.
  • I didn't go so high on my OC as I am using a Wraith Spire Stock cooler. Even at 3.75GHz its quite fast.
  • I also went from using a membrane my whole life to a mechanical... It's so amazing to be alive right now.
  • The mouse is a "OKER A129" mouse... the shape could use alot of work otherwise it's fast and smooth.

  • I use it for gaming, and other things

  • Right now It only has 2 case fans, I will get 1 more as I think 1 in the front is not enough to cool this down.
  • Overclocked to 3.77GHz with 1.28volts
  • RAM at 2933MHz
  • Cooler is the stock one as aftermarket ones aren't in mine local stores yet
  • After 1 BIOS updates the system is as smooth as butter, RAM can now go up to higher speeds than before. Honestly I was scared of updating BIOSes but it is really easy, I am only 14 years old by the way...
  • Overall it's amazing. I can have as many chrome tabs as I want without worrying...
  • Problems? The CPU runs a little bit on the warm side, but it is still fine
  • Overall, I am really happy with this build. Runs like a champ.

Part Reviews


Amazing processor. Overclocks quite well even with the stock cooler. Price performance is amazing.


Good board. If it were to have small things like a clear cmos button or a multipler Overclocking instead of FIDs and DIDs. It would be great. Just update the Bios right after you get the board and it would be running stable and can use higher ram speeds.


Pretty self explanatory. It's corsair and its great and reliable.


So... Fast. Samsung is always fast.


Really reliable so far. Mine is a 7200rpm one not a 5400rpm...

Video Card

Fans cool quite well, clock speeds often go alot further than rated boost speeds with cool Temps. Crank the fans up a bit and it should be alot cooler than auto fan


Very heavy... But amazingly beautiful piece of art. The case itself is amazing too

Power Supply

This is self explanatory. It's corsair. It's modular. And it got more juice than my pc needs. So it's great.

Operating System

I disable all the crap. And it is a good os once I do that.


Such imersive gaming experience. Good for productivity too.


My first ever mechanical keyboard. It's amazing to be typing on the right now.

Comments Sorted by:

BadLuckAlex 3 points 1 month ago


Other than that, nice build. +1

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blockbuster4664 1 Build 2 points 1 month ago

The spire cooler apparently can actually handle overclocking pretty well from what I've heard, it apparently has a lot of headroom to overclock while still being cool.

minbcrafter submitter 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

OK I will try and get it above 3.8 GHZ somehow I guess mine runs warm because I live in a hot country? Idk

blockbuster4664 1 Build 2 points 1 month ago

Obviously look it up before u go nuts with it and fry your CPU, but I would look into it further the limits of the cooler. I think Bitwit did a YouTube video on the cooler a few weeks ago, should have details there

Minerfantasyy 2 points 1 month ago

I'm 13 I have one question on overclocking. Do you have to raise the voltage at 3.7 GHz because it boosts to 3.7 on stock voltage.

minbcrafter submitter 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

A little bit just to be safe. Normally it doesn't run 3.7 on full load so

minbcrafter submitter 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

Ok I run it at 1.28 volts on 3.77ghz

OccamAsylum 9 Builds 2 points 1 month ago

Nice build, but I would have gone with a monitor with a higher refresh rate. You're not taking full advantage of that GPU. :(

SubNauticaWaterWorld47 1 Build 2 points 1 month ago

It is an ultra wide but I do admit a 144hz monitor could have been a nice feature.

minbcrafter submitter 1 Build 2 points 1 month ago

I like to try something different...

Thatsandwizard1 1 point 1 month ago

Perfect combo of GPU and monitor.

minbcrafter submitter 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago


Arichikurukuto 1 point 1 month ago

More pics of the actual build. And make sure the LEDs are off so we can see what you got going on in there.

saosin42 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

Nice build and awesome keyboard, btw.

JR3538 1 point 1 month ago

did you work to get this build??????

minbcrafter submitter 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago


minbcrafter submitter 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

http://i.imgur.com/NZWfziq.jpg This is the current build

cootason 1 point 1 month ago

Im quite impressed with the performance of mine as well. The cpu temps might be a bios update to fix as it seems in the earlier versions the temps were not too accurate.

DiscWizard 1 point 1 month ago

HELP, how did you get this to boot. I have the same CPU and MOBO and RAM and it will not POST.

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