Description

Built for general use with a focus on budget I have used it for gaming, web browsing, music, movies.. It serves it's purpose well and I've had no issues in fact was surprised it could manage medium settings on most modern games (though frame rates would dip fairly low from time to time) . The case is very tight with cable management but the price point can hardly be beat. I am in the process of a new build and for a while I had my GTX 980ti installed which of course was horribly bottle-necked by the CPU but I thought it would be fun to see what would happen. One of the ram chips is from another old build i tore down and doesn't match but i wasn't really worried about it they seem to work fine together.

This is by far the lowest cost build I've ever done but i was pleasantly surprised by how well it does. The motherboard has no USB 3 header so the front panel USB 3 port is not plugged in. Cooling options are very limited and I didn't have a small case fan for the rear but temps remain solid and air flow through the case seems pretty good as long as cables are tied up.

Its clearly no powerhouse but it gets the job done in many areas without issue.

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Comments

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Why the 4TB hard drive? Why not instead pay $44 for an SSD, and spend the rest on a 2 TB 7200 RPM HDD? Unless you actually need the space :P. Great build!

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

You are right that would have been better but since this build was just sort of in between just to get me by for a while I wanted the mechanical drive to be large so when I finish my next build I can move it out and use it for storage. I already have a samsung EVO 850 M.2 SSD ready to install for my next build as the boot drive. I will then install an old laptop hdd in this build so that it will still function. Thanks for the comment ill be posting my next one very soon.

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

I read the description and at first i was like what the heck you could have made a better pc for like $500 (idk how much the gpu is), but by see the parts i understand that this is kinda of a old school theme. Like the build a lot +1.

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah there's normally some method to my madness or was it madness to my method.....

Thanks !

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

blech. celeron. should have saved around 20 bucks and gotten urself a athlon x4 860k

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

The original build included an AMD A4-7300 APU but it would idle at about 50 degrees c so I moved back to Intel.

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

LOL AMD=TOASTER

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

Clean build +1.

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