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Snow Storm (v1)

by Evilernut08


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Date Published

Sept. 17, 2016

Date Built

Aug. 27, 2016

CPU Clock Rate

4.7 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

32.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

75.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

2.002 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

8.208 GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

55.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

80.0° C


It's getting old now, but still solid.


  • CPU: OC to 4.7GHz @1.32v. LLC @Level 6.
  • GPU: +100Mhz core clock, +100Mhz memory clock, +20% power limit.

Fan Profiles:

  • CPU fans and pump: Radiator Fans Fixed @25%. Pump fixed @60% (stock NZXT Aer 2x140mm)
  • Case fans: Fixed @25% (stock NZXT H440 fans. 3x120mm 1x140mm)
  • GPU fans: 0% until 40C. 20% until 60C. Goes up every 10% per 5C until 80C.
  • PSU fan: Eco fan mode on

What drive is for what:

  • Samsung 850 PRO: Windows boot drive and application drive
  • WD BLACK: Drive for game's only
  • WD PURPLE: Drive for constant NVIDIA instant replay recording and other recordings.
  • WD GREEN: UBUNTU 18.10 boot drive

Photos, specs and information up to date as of build date.

Part Reviews

Comments Sorted by:

Aidan_haworth 2 points 28 months ago

I noticed you were not pleased with the ram lighting, I was questioning wether I should but them as I'm not a fan of the pulsing lights especially if they're not pulsing in sync. You may already know by now as this is quite an old post but there is some Corsair software called link which enables you to set it to a static mode. This video talk about it if you want to know more https://youtu.be/O8tqOZd4Gws

Other than that this is a very nice build love the black and white theme.

Evilernut08 submitter 27 Builds 1 point 28 months ago

Ok cheers man! Did not know that :) Thank you so much!

Vairfoley 30 Builds 2 points 16 months ago

I'd just sit there and stare at that beauty. Excellent work!

Evilernut08 submitter 27 Builds 1 point 16 months ago

Cheers man! The photo's are a bit out of date, but no massive differences to what it looks like now :)

YungSandWich 1 point 28 months ago

when you went to ikea to get this desk did you get to choose how what colors you wanted i want to do a contrast black drawers white table top is that possible?

Evilernut08 submitter 27 Builds 1 point 28 months ago

Yes you buy each bit separate, so the draws, top and stand. Optionally the cable rack too. Hope this helps.

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Evilernut08 submitter 27 Builds 2 points 31 months ago

Cheers man! It's an Ikea Linnamon / Alex desk. I have some rgb leds at the back. For extra info I have a teknet mechanical keyboard, teknet extra large mouse pad and teknet mouse. I have also got a fabric gt omega, I prefer fabric to leather. Good luck with your build!

YungSandWich 1 point 29 months ago

Can you give us the links to your desk please

Evilernut08 submitter 27 Builds 1 point 29 months ago

I can't get a link, sorry. I got it by going to IKEA and bought the Alex Linnamon Desk with the pole support (you need it for support) with the 2 draw units. cost about £110 total.