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Build 02/2014 HaswellIntel

by SUP3RN4UT

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77 Comments

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Date Published

Nov. 20, 2014

Date Built

Feb. 22, 2014

CPU Clock Rate

3.5GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

31.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

60.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.02GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

6.01GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

31.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

55.0° C

Description

Built for Gaming...

Parts carried over from previous build: - Power supply - Video Cards (including water blocks) - Sound Card - SSDs - Radiator - Mouse - Headset

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18hockey 1 Build 16 points 36 months ago

hnnnnnnnnnnnng

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 9 points 36 months ago

I had to google that...lol If you are implying it gave you a heart attack...that's good right?

franwasd 6 points 36 months ago

yes it is

My goodness, you should put a warning on the title for "excessive amazingness, not for the faint of heart"

infinitemerald 1 Build 3 points 36 months ago

lol

ebrainer1 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

Yesssss.... A... Heart attack. (wink wink).

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 2 points 35 months ago

ahahahah...lol

xalxal 4 points 36 months ago

man i need new pairs of shorts now gg

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

lol thanks!

nigerianjones 1 point 36 months ago

dirty

torrin1234 1 Build 1 point 36 months ago

Are those Dell monitors good for color and photo reproduction? I really want a U2413 but it's so expensive and could get two of your monitors for the same price. I need that color clarity though with my photography.

Nice build. To not get that sheet in the background (wrinkles) you can put a flash or light source behind it or use a higher aperture (like f2.8) to ruin the depth of field to stop it from coming. +1

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thanks for the tip! I was going to shop that out for a build web site I intend to create.

They have great color and gambit. I use a Huey Pro calibrator on them. However I am not much of a photographer...more of a gamer.

torrin1234 1 Build 1 point 36 months ago

Shopping it out will be easy, but doing that can make the pictures "seem off" so just be careful. Add a drop shadow -- a slight one -- to ease that awkwardness!

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

*gamut

zoopy 1 Build 1 point 36 months ago

Sick pictures!

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thanks!

plgdg 1 Build 1 point 36 months ago

Classy.

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thanks!

Gamerfanatic 2 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

I'm about to do a build pretty similar :D Look for my watercooled 350D with GTX 780Tis in SLI this weekend! Looks good.

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thanks. Yours too! I have an ASUS Rampage III Gene also. The GENE boards are great! I went with The G1.Sniper on this to be able to do SLI and run my X-FI.

Gamerfanatic 2 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Was 1 slim dual 120 rad enough for you? Especially if you overclock the CPU I feel you should add another rad upfront! I am planning to do a dual 120 on front and a dual 120 (45mm thick) in front!

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Temps are fantastic without overclock..idle 26° on CPU 49° loaded. GPUs are at 27° idle and 49° loaded. There isn't enough room for another radiator between the reservoir and the front of the case. System is dead silent.

BenC99 2 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Great, beautiful build. Incredibly clean!

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thanks!

exodus14221 1 Build 1 point 36 months ago

@SUP3RN4UT Very nice build! I wasn't going to respond until i saw your age. I'm 44 with three kids and I'm about to build a system myself. You system and pics are great. I also really like your monitor set-up. I've been contemplating single big monitor or multi set-up. Looking at your pics is leaning me more towards multi.

Thanks again for sharing!

btw, here's my setup

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-5820K 3.3GHz 6-Core Processor $299.99 @ Micro Center
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Nepton 280L 122.5 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $99.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-X99-UD4 ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $198.99 @ Newegg
Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $254.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 840 EVO 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $219.99 @ NCIX US
Storage Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $99.99 @ Newegg
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 980 4GB Twin Frozr Video Card $579.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case NZXT Phantom 530 (Black) ATX Full Tower Case $119.99 @ NCIX US
Power Supply EVGA 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $89.99 @ NCIX US
Optical Drive LG WH16NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer $49.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) $89.98 @ OutletPC
Case Accessory NZXT Hue LED Controller $32.98 @ OutletPC
Headphones Razer Tiamat 7.1 7.1 Channel Headset $165.99 @ Directron
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $2302.85
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-11-20 16:35 EST-0500
SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thank you! A co-worker and myself just custom designed and built the mount for those monitors. I have been using either Eyfinity on AMD or NVsurround on nVidia for several years now and can not go back. I do Electrical Design and several of the guys in our office are running 3 screens now (At home and at work).

shamflex 1 point 36 months ago

All of that in a 350D done cleanly and beautifully. Looks awesome

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thanks! That was the whole point of the build. I believe you can build very powerful liquid cooled computers in cases other than monsters like the 900D. Don't get me wrong though... If you have the room and the cash I have seen incredible builds in huge cases.

Meithen 2 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

I love that reservoir, awesome build!

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thanks! I fabricated a custom bracket for it. The reservoir comes off like how lian Li style hard disk mounts work.

Meithen 2 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

If I decide to do a full loop I'm going to use that. I saw your other builds and they look pretty good, cool that you're building for your kids.

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thanks!

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Variable.variables 1 point 36 months ago

My new favorite looking build....

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thank you!

Variable.variables 1 point 36 months ago

No problem!

TitanJS 1 Build 1 point 36 months ago

Somebody likes Corsair...

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

lol.. yes but it is a love/hate relationship...many products purchased...many RMA'd too (although the RMA experience with them is great..for what that is worth). Great looks and great performance. Terrible software. I had the LINK kit and tore it out because of the software. I have the new RGB Keyboard and it just started working and playing nice finally with the third Firmware update and I believe fifth software update.

superhostile 1 point 36 months ago

sexy/10

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thanks!

CKAMP 1 Build 1 point 36 months ago

DaVinci didn't store the Mona Lisa under a desk... get that piece of art out from under there! +1!

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

lol!

Crying_Reaper 1 Build 1 point 36 months ago

What monitor stand is that?

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 2 points 36 months ago

It's custom designed and fabricated by myself and a co-worker.

thunderdan602 1 Build 1 point 36 months ago

Great googamooga you make em purdy. Very nice build.

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thank you!

Tooth 1 Build 1 point 36 months ago

That is the first time I have seen a chair with ears :) Seriously, I enjoyed your good quality pictures and the green lighting. Your lighting got my interest. I think you did a great job, thanks

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thank you!

Forge_ 1 point 36 months ago

That flight sim chair tho

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

It's actually for Battlefield...I don't play really play flight sims.

kmiester 1 Build 1 point 36 months ago

that is the most ghetto gaming chair i have ever seen

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ajax618 1 Build 1 point 36 months ago

Would an SLI build like this be possible without the water cooling or would it get too hot?

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

It really depends on your case airflow and how much fan noise you can tolerate. My system as shown is very very quiet. The 600 series cards are very efficient with heat and the 700 and now 900 series are even better. I have the dual 140mm fans up on the front which can move loads of fresh (cooler) air in to the case. Cards with a cooler that exhausts the air past their heatsink and out of the PCI bracket at the back would probably work best in a smaller case. They tend to be a little louder than the newer styles with dual or triple fans just blowing case air over the heatsinks.

Vector28 1 point 34 months ago

What kind of stand is that ?

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 34 months ago

For the monitors? Totally custom designed and built by myself and a friend. More pics here: https://imgur.com/a/2QM1B

Cibex 1 point 32 months ago

Bro that build is awesome all by it's self! But on the real that custom loop.....(hits the floor). I agree that this tower needs a pedestal all its own to show off the amazing glory!

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 32 months ago

Thanks for the props! I actually just "upgraded" it this past weekend with a second 240mm Radiator and all new compression fittings!

Scizor119 1 point 30 months ago

Gotta ask, what are those monitors like for gaming. Ever wish for higher res or refresh rate?

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 30 months ago

As for the resolution I almost exclusively use NV Surround so my resolution is 5760 x 1080 (basically 3K). I generally play FPS so I prefer the additional horizontal resolution and a wider horizontal field of view. My experience is the extra vertical is not really as useful so I don't "need" more that 1080. I don't really view them as 3 - 24"1920x1080 16:9 monitors it is more like 1 - 63" 5760x1080 48:9 (16:3) monitor. As for refresh higher than 60 would be better but you need a lot of graphics horsepower to push far beyond 60fps at 3K resolution. As far as gaming goes I find them incredible. They are also IPS so they have fantastic color, contrast, and brightness, along with great off angle viewing. I also use a Pantone Huey Pro to calibrate them.

Thanks for looking, and the comment!

Scizor119 1 point 30 months ago

Beautiful build. It should be top of that 350D list.

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 30 months ago

Thank you!

Scizor119 1 point 29 months ago

How were they before calibration?

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 29 months ago

They were actually really good and all three were identical. The brightness and contrast was really good. My calibration just shifts a bit more green in to achieve proper D65.

Scizor119 1 point 29 months ago

Thanks again.

empiire 1 Build 1 point 30 months ago

This just made my system obsolete. Simply stunning. +1.

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 2 points 29 months ago

I wouldn't say obsolete. GTX 970 is a great card! Thanks for the props!

empiire 1 Build 1 point 29 months ago

I know it's a great card, that's why I got two of em, but the cleanliness and sophisticated look of your setup......If looks were capable of improving performance....you would have nailed it.

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 2 points 29 months ago

Thank you again! This system is about to get torn down. I just came home with one of these: http://www.evga.com/Products/Specs/GPU.aspx?pn=3CDFAB4C-0EAB-44B7-8F32-2A6780A37C4B

Time for a new water block and maybe rigid tube this time ;-)

empiire 1 Build 1 point 29 months ago

Excellent.

Gooberdad 7 Builds 1 point 24 months ago

Wow

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 24 months ago

Thanks for all you kind comments.

cst1992 1 point 23 months ago

This is a sick build, that's a sick chair and a sick stand. +3! Awesome work on the stand and chair, it looks professional. You should probably market it!

BTW, where did you find green RAM?

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 23 months ago

Thank you kindly for the comments. The RAM was bought at MemoryExpress.com. They don't stock it anymore but if you google CML8GX3M2A1600C9G you will still find it at amazon , newegg, and etc.

UncleSteve32 1 Build -1 points 36 months ago

Just curious but how old are you and how did you get all that money

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 7 points 36 months ago

Old...43 Married with 2 kids (They each have pretty sick hand-me-down systems too). I have been working very hard for a long time. I am a master electrician currently working with an electrical engineering firm.

UncleSteve32 1 Build 1 point 36 months ago

That's a good job and is the type of way I plan to live of one day. I am going into electrical engineering after high school

SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 2 points 36 months ago

It has been a great and fulfilling career so far for me. Good Luck in you studies!

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SUP3RN4UT submitter 4 Builds 1 point 17 months ago

Thank you!

Your build is looking very, very clean!

BTW, WD-40 sprayed on a paper towel takes most sticker residue right off. Then just clean the WD-40 with some isopropyl alcohol.

Tool is brilliant!

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