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My PC Ascension

by slurp2k



Date Published

Aug. 3, 2017

Date Built

July 29, 2017

CPU Clock Rate

3.8 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

40.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

55.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.556 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

11.016 GHz


So I use this PC for gaming and light video editing. I've been playing on console my whole life playing with friends and such. Then I discovered YouTube channels like Linus Tech Tips, Rags, BitWit (AwesomeSauceNetwork), Bullet Barry, Paul's Hardware, Austin Evans, and JayzTwoCents. So I built this PC to play games at 4k Ultra at 60fps.

Part Reviews


Great Processor! I almost never go above 30% usage.

CPU Cooler

Thanks to this cooler my cpu stays at great temps. It was however, difficult to install.


Lots of sata ports for future storage upgrades and 2 M.2 slots. In general, a very nice board to work with.


Really Fast Read/Write Speeds

Video Card

4k Ultra 60FPS on every game I play.


Just got the case because it was nice looking.

Comments Sorted by:

TheHandsomeLuchadore 1 point 20 months ago

Interesting choice with the i5. Didn't forsee much use from an i7, or individuality and not slapping a 7700K/1080Ti together?

slurp2k submitter 1 Build 2 points 20 months ago

A mixture of both really. Made this before Ryzen dropped because if it wasn't this it would probably be this : https://pcpartpicker.com/user/slurp2k/saved/DpfK8d

I just grew impatient.

Kensie121 1 point 9 months ago

What monitor do you use for 4k@60 gaming? I'm looking to build a pc for the same purpose.

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slurp2k submitter 1 Build 2 points 20 months ago

It's a joke on how much ram chrome uses when having multiple tabs. If you are interested on how I feel about the ram, I think it;s very good for video editing, gaming, and all my other uses