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So after going from crappy laptops to average laptops, my next step was to finally settle down and build a desktop I could rely on in my room that could run whatever I needed it to. This was my first build but surprisingly everything went smoothly, the build was easy and it runs amazing!

The case i just went with utility. this case has a LOT of airflow. basically air can flow anywhere specially if you remove the top box and the cable management is amazing in comparison to other cases i've seen. only problem is that i use 3 hard drives and there a little lack of space in the lower spot to connect the cable in the back. also i read only that 280mm radiator is not going to work so i went 100i instead of 110 for cooler.

On the build itself I really wanted that processor i favored 4 cores with higher clock rate to the one with 6 cores. I'm lucky enough to live really close to micro center which sells it for 270 plus a 40$ discout on the motherboard which i picked because it was cheap and had what i needed including enough room for upgrades in the future. RAM was on sell i though a little about a crucial that has better times but according to math 1866 makes up the difference.

I initially was going to buy a 650W power supply but someone recommended me a 750w and the upgrade wasn't that expensive. i guess it's not worth saving on the component that power everything.

I picked the monitor because of the thin bezel and 1ms response rate. to be honest this is the part that i think i could have gotten a better deal but i'm happy with it maybe i should have trade de 1ms for an ips panel but whatever. One of the monitors also has a freedom arm that allows it to rotate and move basically everywhere i want or use in portrait mode.

All the other choices i made them because they were on sale and because of the specific features i wanted like 250gb of ssd and 2tb of hard drive.

The keyboward and mouse I already had from when i used my laptop but i'm very happy with my keyboard. and the mouse is great for palm users and more inexpensive than other gaming ones. other than that i have several other peripherals.

After a week of heavy use the computer is great it has the highest possible windows rating (I don't really want to run other benchmarks) and according to corsair link everything stays very cool (less than <40 consistently). (I haven't try overclocking yet though). I rearely hear the graphics card fan going. (actually the loudest thing is the hard drive which you can only hear when it's spinning really fast)

In total not including the keyboard and mouse that i already have i actually spent less than 17k. the price here doesn't say that but i don't know how to put what i actually paid for each thing.

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  • 58 months ago
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i believe there is an option to manually enter each price

  • 58 months ago
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what game is that last picture?

  • 58 months ago
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Civ V

  • 58 months ago
  • 2 points

1.7K* I assume.

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