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I built this as my first gaming machine, though I also wanted it to be able to handle an array of virtual machines (hence the 32Gb of RAM). Overall this machine makes me super happy, it never runs hot nor loud, and can run almost all games at ultra without breaking a sweat (X: Rebirth is the exception). The 2 SSDs are in a RAID 0 configuration which makes the R/W speed of this beasty crazy fast. So far I haven't had any reliability issues with that and I've had it running for a year now. While I did have to mess around with a few configurations inside the case regarding the rad I ended up settling on putting it in the front of the case with the 4 fans arranged in a push-pull configuration around it. Then there are 2 fans on the top and 1 on the back as exhaust and another on the bottom as intake. This works well with the filters that come with the case which are in the front and bottom of the case. The only part that I would change if I had to do it over would be the liquid cooler. The Corsair part is a huge pain in the *** to install and doesn't fit properly in this case as it uses different measurements. So now it is only held in place with half of the screws it should be. Oh well, you live some, you learn some.

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  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

What do you think about the headphones. Thinking of getting them

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

These headphones, considering the price, are amazing. The noise insulation is great and overall they're really satisfying to use for both music and gaming. The surround sound is pretty good as well. The only thing I don't like about them is that if I wear them for a few hours while wearing my glasses then they do start to hurt around the ears as they are a little tight. But I try not to binge game too much anyway so it's not that big of a deal.

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build, I would address the GPU sag! +1

  • 43 months ago
  • 2 points

Yeas that's been an issue from day 1 unfortunately. Not sure what to do about it. I talked to GALAX about it and they said that if it doesn't increase then it'll be fine.

Any suggestions on how to deal with that?

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point
I love your black and white theme. It reminds me to Oreos └[⚆ω⚆]┘

+1