Description

A Client wanted me to build her a computer that can handle her $3000 software program.

This is the story and its about a man named Brady! LOL!

This was a different build for me and I was happy to take on the challenge. The challenge; build a computer for this embroidery software program.

This embroidery program, I had no idea, so I watched youtube videos and read a plethora of forums so I can better understand what I need this rig to do! Essentially, this program is the photoshop program to embroidery.

This is what I built for it.

My client said she likes blue and green so I found the thermaltake case that has a 'disc light' effect that she very much enjoys. I wanted the OS to be quarantined to an SSD so I put the 850 EVO in for that. The 4tb drive so she has plenty of storage for her completed files, movies, music and programs as well. The mobo because it is blue and has the specs I need for it. The power supply gives ample power to it. The choice of the i7 was because of the rendering power it has over my initial choice of the AMD FX 8k. I spent time researching the route to go and it was a no brainer for the power the i7 has. The card I chose was what I wanted for specs, display port, hdmi and dvi ports as well and it can handle both her gaming and rendering she needs and wants.

I was finished with the build however, after initial OCCT, Cinebench and other rendering tests and cpu tests, the CPU temps ran at a max of 59*! I am not comfortable having the computer out of my hands with temps like that! I am going to order the CPU cooler that is on this list to finish it up. I wanted the Corsair H80I GT because I could side mount it, use a push/pull and not take away the top 200 mm blue case fans the client likes. I am going to be installing the NZXT LED Light strip as well since she wanted a constant green color to go with her blue as well. I will post the final pics of that in a bit.

These are my pics so far of what I have. I am not ok at all with the cable clutter showing coming out from the PSU. Ohh well! :-(

Comments

  • 57 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice Build .)

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you kindly!!

I will post some 'night' pics when I get all the lights in. Show off the 'disco' LOL!

  • 57 months ago
  • 2 points

:3

  • 57 months ago
  • 2 points

wait, where's the h80i in the pictures?

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

The H80I is on order. I ran with the cooler master evo 212 at 1st and after initial tests, benchmarks and such, the temps went to a 59-63* temp. I convinced my client that we need to order the h80I and I will order it shortly and install it along with the NZXT Green LED strip and minor extras my client wants.

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  • 57 months ago
  • 2 points

ahh, gotcha; my bad.

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  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

The problem I have with those temps is 2 reasons. 1- The cpu throttles back performance at 70*'s, which doesn't give much head room for error. 2- If this was staying in my hands, I could tinker with it and with my experience be more cognizant of minor issues due to heat. Since this is for a client and going to be a workhorse computer, someone who isnt truly tech savvy, and I do not want to fix a lot of issues, I want to nip as many foreseeable issues in the beginning as I can.

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