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by JOC14716


This is my first Pc build and didn't want to spend over £750 as I've been saving up a while to buy this (I'm only 12). I chose the parts due good performance but reasonably cheap prices. I also wanted it to be an RGB heaven as you can probably tell.

Due to my motherboard arriving dead I decided to switch from the Asrock to an MSI b450 instead. I have also not been able to install the 2 additional corsair fans as I didn't know that I needed specific splitters and hubs to be able to use them. I will shortly be adding these into my build. I will also be adding the Corsair lighing node pro into my build with the LED strips which are included with it.

I have not come round to benchmarking it and will be doing that soon. But otherwise I'm loving my Pc and can't wait to install the 2 extra fans!

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-parzival- 1 point 11 days ago

For your first build the cable management looks pretty darn good

JOC14716 submitter 1 Build 1 point 10 days ago


JoeyDelgadoJK 1 Build 1 point 11 days ago

You should plug in ur headphone cable to the back of your pc to the motherboard and also ryzen works better with 2933 MHz ram and up u get gr8 frames and a faster pc but oh well

Squadkills 1 Build 1 point 11 days ago

also quad channel....

JoeyDelgadoJK 1 Build 1 point 11 days ago

Oh well

JOC14716 submitter 1 Build 1 point 10 days ago

Didn’t really know much bout ram when I built it but next time I suppose

kschendel 1 Build 1 point 9 days ago

If you get a chance to swap or sell the 4 sticks for 2x8GB, you might see a modest improvement depending on what you're doing. I wouldn't put more than maybe £10 or so into the deal though. The Ryzen memory controller is dual channel and is happiest running two sticks, one per channel.

Nice work with the build.

JOC14716 submitter 1 Build 1 point 9 days ago

I’ll see if I can do that but might try and get a swap or something like that. Though I’m not going to do that for a bit as I need get a bit more money yet! Thanks tho

RoyalSovereign 1 point 11 days ago

Well... Much better than my first build anyway, so good job.