Description

Building a Computer to handle Home Recording / Music Production and general Business needs. I do Home Inspections and handle a lot of photos and text documents. I needed a computer to handle the Photo loads and DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) Software. I went with a Mid level gaming framework, although I think this would handle most anything that I will through at it. My biggest challenge was to get enough power and to future -proof a bit, without being tempted to get more than I needed. I used a Cooler Master 912 Case and did a light Mod (Painted interior flat Black with a gloss Red motherboard tray ) and I think it turned out pretty darn cool.

Part Reviews

CPU Cooler

Great cooler - pretty quiet - not silent but damn close to it. Mounted well and is solid.

Case

This Case is outstanding for the money! Great air flow - easy to work on - plenty of spare screws included and parts to complete any build. Cable management was a breeze.

Case Fan

Great Fan - Nice LED (I got Blue) and very quiet which I need for Music Production.

Case Fan

Will do for now - they are nice fans but are 4 pin with no adapter - had to modify them for a 3 pin fan controller.

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Comments

  • 50 months ago
  • 2 points

Very nice. I like!

  • 50 months ago
  • 2 points

A lefty eh? Haha, awesome setup you've got!

  • 50 months ago
  • 2 points

It's too hard to tell, but you may want to adjust your fan orientation. If you keep it on the left side of the radiator, turn it around so that the fans blades face the rad and pull air. Otherwise it will try and compete with your rear exhaust fan. Otherwise, you can just move it over to the right side.

Either way, the build looks fine. Your setup is real good, +1.

  • 50 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you - Yes I know what you mean... For some reason this bracket is made to pull the air into the fins... I tried it the other way like you said and that was exactly what was happening (competing with rear fan air flow as opposed to assisting)... I will try and modify it like you said though - because the fan hovers over my last course of RAM and I don't like that. - Thank you!

  • 50 months ago
  • 2 points

I really like this build! :)

  • 50 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 50 months ago
  • 2 points

This is very nice for the price range. Also, nice modding on that case.

  • 50 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank You!

  • 50 months ago
  • 1 point

You're welcome.

  • 48 months ago
  • 1 point

I hope I can build a new music PC for my dad.

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

Smart case choise! +1

About the fans - Cooler Master JetFlo 120 truly is the best. They also come with two 3-pin low noise adapters - 1200 and 1600 RPM.

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  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! -