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This setup I finally put together and it is an absolute boss! Dont mind the first picture of the inside of the case I cleaned it up pretty good after that. This machine can run a tekkit server (a more complicated version of minecraft) with 16gb of ram dedicated to it and I can still play on the server with max settings and not have any problems. I honestly love this case I made the mistake of buying a non-modular power supply but the case has a little cover thing over the back of the psu that you can hide all of the unused cables behind. Will most likely SLI in the future and get a modular psu probably a 850Watt. Added a an extra fan on top with red LEDs in it so at night this thing just glows and I can also press the LED button on the front of the case and they turn off which is nice.

Comments

  • 84 months ago
  • 7 points

$1800 to play Minecraft. That's dedication.

  • 84 months ago
  • 1 point

Black and red beast - no ROG?

  • 84 months ago
  • 1 point

I was going to get an ROG but decided against it. Black and Red boss was just something that kind of happened after it was all together. :)

  • 84 months ago
  • 1 point

why EVGA GeForce GTX 660 Ti 3GB

  • 84 months ago
  • 2 points

Futureproofing. I don't think that the 660 Ti will be able to run any games at high enough settings that they'll use more than two GB of VRAM, but he could get a second one, etc.

  • 84 months ago
  • 1 point

definitely went excessive on the ram and really need some cable management happening with that system or maybe updated pics with cable management ;)

  • 84 months ago
  • 1 point

Lol. I used to host a minecraft server with my friends. We'd play with like 3-4 of them. Never used over like 500MB of RAM. I mean, you're playing with more people, but was 32GB of RAM really necessary? Oh well, if you think you'll need it and you do.

  • 84 months ago
  • 0 points

32 Gigs of RAM for only 16 used? Well, if you have the budget I geuss go for it!

  • 84 months ago
  • 0 points

Nice build, except:

  1. Excessive RAM - you really shouldn't be playing on the same machine that's dedicated to the server, and even if you had 16GB of RAM on your server, your internet may not even be able to handle more than 15-30 slots... I'd suggest for hosting a server to instead go with a host.

  2. Why Windows 8?

  • 84 months ago
  • 1 point

Hosting a server in such a high end machine should be fine, minecraft is still single threaded and the 3570k can easily handle such. I highly suspect that its for him and friends privately, as its what me an my friends do (See my own server build on here)

  • 84 months ago
  • 1 point

Tekkit integrates optifine which allows it to use the other threads.

  • 84 months ago
  • 1 point

Talking about the server side here, so nope, server is still single threaded, optifine doesn't touch the server, completely client side and provides graphical optimization. The server is probably about as optimized as it can be.

  • 84 months ago
  • 1 point

Its just a server for me and my friends not really going over 10 slots filled on it. I chose windows 8 because I decided to try something new I guess.

  • 84 months ago
  • -1 points

Decent build. I'd definitely look into routing that 8pin connector around the back of the motherboard tray, last thing you want is wires possibly trapping heat in the front of the motherboard. Its a great thing that case has a PSU cable cover to hide that nest ;) Happy gaming. BTW even if you wanted to SLI that card you wouldnt need anything larger than 750w that is even if you wanted to overclock everything to max stable clocks you still would have TONS of overhead with a 750w. That would make anything larger just kind of pointless. I probably would make sure that OCZ SSD is backed up if you haven't already not just because its an ssd more so because of the RMA % OCZ has had with their SSD drives.

  • 84 months ago
  • -2 points

Problems: -1) Over priced, RAM. You will never need more than 8gb, basically just $120 wasted. -2) Bas GPU, obviously you haven't researched. -3) OP PSU. -4) Bad, overpriced monitor. -5) Overpriced Windows 8