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The Red Nebula

by spike10624



Date Published

Jan. 5, 2017

CPU Clock Rate

4.7 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

35.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

70.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.3 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

7.1 GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

45.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

65.0° C


This was my first real build I have ever done. Its been running fine for about a year now and I've done several upgrades throughout that time. I built this primarily for gaming and some miscellaneous use. I upgraded from a 370 to a 480 recently. The fx-6300 is overclocked to 4.7 Ghz at about 1.41 v. I havent overclocked the 480 yet but I plan on trying that later on. I added in a Sylvania RGB led lighting strip which ended up being kind of sketchy, but it works. I have two additional drives besides the 1 TB WD drive, one of which is a 64 gb WD SilicolnEdge Blue which is not very good, but I managed to get it for free and it works as a Windows boot drive. The other is some 150gb laptop drive which again, while not very good, was free and I use that as a boot drive for Linux Mint. There are two additional fans in the top of the case and I added another fan to the 212 Evo.

I will acknowledge that there are some major budget imbalances in this build, but I started out cheaper and kind of built up from there while trying not changing to Intel.

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Murphdog95 2 points 27 months ago

Generic LED's?? Lol they look pretty sweet to me! +1 for your unique moniters lol

spike10624 submitter 1 Build 1 point 27 months ago

Yeah, the weird looking one is actually a Samsung AIO I had so I used it as a second monitor. It doesn't look the best but it works! Also I found out that those are Sylvania LED strips

Damienle 1 point 27 months ago

How many fps does it run on csgo? (If u play it) if not what games and what fps?

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Jtridin 1 Build 1 point 26 months ago

is there any bottle neck, between cpu and gpu?