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So the story goes a little something like this; I had a top level Macbook Pro 15" and it served well for 5+ years however it went on a great decline which lasted several months a lot longer than I had expected so I was able to set some money aside for a new computer. I used to be play PC games when I was younger but went with a Mac going into highschool because I was young and dumb. I have been wanting to play PC games all through highschool, but wasn't able to. I figured to make up for lost time I would reward myself with a nice PC. I am in love with this build, I started to tinker with it haven't overclocked the GPU or DRam yet.

Cons: One thing I regret is the NZXT Kraken x61 only because of the Cam software which is unsettling how many flaws there are with it. Also am probably going to be purchasing another SSD most likely a 500G one since I only have 20G left on the current one. I am unsure if I just didn't realize how to do this but screwing fans into the case (rear exhaust) was difficult with the supplied screws felt like I was going to break the plastic on the fan if I tightened them, so I zip-tied the rear fan in wish I could actually screw it in.

Other than those minor things I am loving it! I am still learning as I go, decided it wouldn't hurt to take some computer science classes to gain a bit more knowledge on how everything works and what not. Thanks for looking at my build!

Comments

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

Watch your usage of space on the SSD-they typically slow down when approaching max capacity. Generally saving 20 percent of space should allow it to operate at normal speeds. I'm not gonna dive into to much in depth but some quick research into how SSDs work should explain everything. I'm paranoid and leave well over 20 percent of my sad blank but that's just me. Nice build though- one of my fave cases

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

On that topic, would you recommend getting a 2nd ssd and putting in in RAID0?

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

Raid 0 set ups are nice and data access is blistering fast. It really comes down to whether or not you want/need it. I chose not to in my last rig but am definently doing it my next builds . It's a luxury nice to have

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

yea this case is amazing I love it, I want to put some white leds on the inside to light everything up. Yea I believe my computer did it automatically or at least when I setup the partition it did it so I left it like that.

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

I'd get an ROG front base on this build

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

I was going to but I decided not to because I heard a lot of bad reviews on it and I didn't want anything on the front, I took out the disk drive after I set up all my software

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

Bad decision over the keyboard. You would be better with both cheaper and higher quality Corsair´s K70 RGB or the Razer Blackwidow Chroma

  • 57 months ago
  • 2 points

Its their money, besides logitech stuff is pretty good

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

I actually prefer this keyboard. Logitech keyboards never failed me. I don't like the look of the k70, but I was thinking of getting a blackwidow chroma as a back up. I decided against that though, Logitech has earned my loyalty since my first gen g15 is still going strong. It has been repurposed to an accounting keyboard for the last 6 years.

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

Ugh, sorry if I first sounded like a heater but realy, I just watched a side by side video comparing those three keyboards, and sorry for the late response. But I think you are right about the name of Logitech, everyone knows it and it actually pretty reliable, but in the high end it ends being eaten by other companies that aren't that known on the mainstream side of that market. PD: Kill those AF140 that are placed on the radiator. Those aren't pressure optimized, but arflow optimized. Not doing their best on that rad. Go for pressure fans

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

Not a problem at all :) yea I should've got the SP's but to be honest these still to do the job. surprisingly a lot of flow with push pull. Once I get around to doing my custom loop I will switch to SP's since everything will be out already. I really appreciate the input forgot all about not having SP's in there lol.

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build. I'm in the early stages of a build very similar to this, but with a few cost cutting measures (I hope to stay around the $2k mark, but we'll see). That Enthoo Luxe is a bitchin' case!

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes I highly recommend this case, believe it or not it made someone call me out for me lying about it being my first build because it makes wire management so easy. On the "Setup Addicts" page on facebook. I already had one of the monitors from my consoles, was big into COD till AW went spiraling down.

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey mate, any coil whine on that GTX 980 Classified? Thinking about getting the same mobo, gpu and ram as you mate, killer build.

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

Sorry for the late response. Yea it gets a little noisy here and there as do all higher end cards. Since this is my first build I have nothing to use to compare if it's relatively noisy compared to others or not. I say go for it! I love this setup. Now that the 980Ti is coming out I was thinking about sending my classified back and picking up 2 TI or just another classified. Pictures don't do the mother board justice when it's on. Asus hit it out of the park for me.

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

Awesome dude, thanks for the info :) Enjoy your build!

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  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you! :)