Description

My previous build was an all RGB extravaganza, with Corsair LL fans all lit up inside a White Corsair Spec Omega case (the case has integrated RGB). It was certainly beautiful in the way any RGB build is, proudly looking like atomic rainbow unicorn vomit. But life moves on and it's time for a new PC. This time around I wanted something small (smaller than my previous ATX systems at least), powerful, visually quiet, and hassle free. This is my result! I'm very happy with how this build turned out.

It's primary use is gaming, and after spending a day at the office stress testing it, gathering thermal data, and fiddling with things, I'm happy! It's going to last a few years for sure.

CPU/GPU temps under high-load average 55C-60C. The fan setup is 2x Corsair ML140's on the front blowing air into the case. 2 120mm Corsair SP fans exhaust through the radiator out the top. I raised the top glass panel by a 1/4 inch with rubber washers to allow for more air exhaust.

Peripherals/Desk Items: Keyboard: Corsair K70 RGB (MX Cherry Red) Mouse: Corsair M65 Pro RGB Headset: HyperX Cloud II Button-ThingTM: Elgato Stream Deck (used for in-game macros, and quick switching my audio inputs haha) Controller: Microsoft Wireless Xbox One Controller Monitors: (Main): LG 27MP59G (Secondary): Benq GW2760HS

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  • 6 months ago
  • 3 points

Dope! One up for the build It looks amazing

  • 6 months ago
  • 2 points

And add a pics of your entire setup too

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

agree.

  • 6 months ago
  • 2 points

Thank you, and I added a pic of my desk setup (yes I'm aware the cable management is terrible haha)

  • 6 months ago
  • 2 points

I am curious as to why you chose the 3800x as opposed to the lesser 3700x. were you on a budget and/or planned for upgradeability?

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

I was going to put a 3700X inside (it was the first component I decided on). However when I got to the shop they said all their stock was reserved for the next month but no one was buying the 3800X's, so I decided to just go with that instead of waiting.

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

Ahh, ok. Was the shop microcenter?

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

Unfortunately not, I'm Canadian, western Canada has Memory Express as our large PC parts retailer which is where I went.

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

Ahh, ok

  • 6 months ago
  • 2 points

What games do you play Tell me with fps you get in them also

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point
  • Destiny 2 (High/Ultra): capped at a steady 75fps (monitor is 75hz).
  • Rainbow 6 Siege (High/Ultra): capped steady 60fps.

I've got many more games, but I haven't had time to test them since I built it.

  • 6 months ago
  • 2 points

Liking the stealth look without the "Unicorn vomit" :-) Looked at this case when researching my build, but then i saw the Phanteks Evolve Shift & fell in love. ;-`) Nice clean setup too, you're lucky to have space for it all, looks very professional. Easily gets a +1 from me.

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you! Yeah, the Phanteks was a case I considered as well (it's a nice case for sure), but I wanted something more in the middle, not too small, not too large. I was honestly going to go mATX, but there weren't any boards I wanted right now for Ryzen 3000.

  • 6 months ago
  • 2 points

There is such a raw beauty to a pc with no RGB. Love it.

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

That there is, and thanks!

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Magnificent, how is the motherboard so far and the overall build ? i'm thinking of getting the same motherboard/case/processor/cooler

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

How is the motherboard ? I read generally bad reviews about Aorus pro veri bad, it is dead , it is workshop and then stopped ? Are you happy with your motherboard ?