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This is for you dad [First Time Build]

by Dukex1011

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CPU Clock Rate

4.4 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

30.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

50.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.228 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

6.109 GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

30.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

64.0° C

Description

Hey everyone, I'd like to say thank you for the continued show of support And thank you for being a great community. I try to respond when I can to as many messages. But thanks again.

BUILT:1/1/13

EDIT: Just bought some leds.

I build this about a week ago .. been planing for this for 4-5 months and finally got everything

when everything finally came in i found out that one of the graphics cards was a mis-pick (different model than what I wanted) when I returned I they gave me free two day shipping, and it just came in today

me and my dad built a pc when I was 11, out of spare parts ( at the time my dads computer repair was helping us get by) ... but in 2009 he passed away ... and i wanted to dedicate this build to him, so building this at 15 would of made him proud

also people don't bug me about the power supply if it can handle two 670's overclocked and a overclocked i7 3770k to 4.4GHz its ok in my book

please comment good or bad, also i know the cable management isn't the best but.. oh well

For storage I use a 2tb seagate barracuda- $80

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unscriiptehd 277 points 71 months ago

This..this is beautiful

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 58 points 71 months ago

yep

Hakumisoso 2 Builds 148 points 66 months ago

Apple sticker is not so beautiful...

coolman 97 points 65 months ago

What about allienware sticker, it sucks your money alive!

GeorgeBD 1 Build 5 points 60 months ago

Where is this?

coromd 20 points 58 months ago

There isn't an Alienware sticker on there anywhere in the pictures. There's a Razer logo, but no Alienware. Alienware=pretty nice PC's, but overpriced. Razer=really nice peripherals and systems, and a price to go with all of the features you get.

sharpworm41 1 point 15 months ago

image 9/9

siks6siks -8 points 52 months ago

It's the last pic.

GeorgeBD 1 Build 0 points 52 months ago

There is an EVGA sticker, an Apple sticker, another EVGA sticker, an HTC sticker, and a Razer sticker. No alienware sticker whatsoever

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XDestroyer -11 points 60 months ago

Well, judging by this build... it looks like he has all the money in the world haha.

yoyoyo109 13 points 59 months ago

I'm fixing to start up a build of my own, i'm not filthy rich but I see desktops like this as an investment that you need to spend money on so they last you as long as possible before obsolete

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 34 points 64 months ago

I have no hate against apple, my mom has a macbook 2012 retina and i love it for internet browsing but not for gaming

JERZEP 4 points 35 months ago

I agree I like apple but only for productivity no gaming but there computers are not the worst for some light gaming

Chowderblue -10 points 22 months ago

lol apple is still bad for productivity. thing expires in 4 years (at best).

Araffa 3 points 20 months ago

I play CS-GO On my macbook air 2012 . Solid at 2k 60fps / 1080p 80fps high settings

david1230561 2 points 6 months ago

CS-GO can run on anything. Try playing some bf1 on there and see where that gets you.

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Hakumisoso 2 Builds -18 points 64 months ago

Incredibly overpriced. It serves it's purpose, just she could've gotten similar computer for less.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 12 points 64 months ago

i know but thats what she wanted :p

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JakeNShake121 4 points 48 months ago

Hey, maybe his dad had some sort of connection with apple and he just put the sticker on there as a symbol of his dad.

Kieranat10 1 point 3 months ago

OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO WE HAVE AN ANDROID FANBOY.... Jk... I really like iOS and android, however I prrefer iOS.

Coop2860 2 Builds -4 points 30 months ago

I have an Apple sticker slapped on the side panel of my Windows gaming PC. Why? Because kids think it's worth billions. That and the LEDs and the window, and the LCD in the drive bay. But still.

ButterFingers 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Kids always think of something has lights or stickers, it’s expensive. I don’t understand

ButterFingers 1 Build 1 point 8 months ago

Although you’re right about the LCD that’s stuff gets pretty expensive.

Okno13 1 point 1 month ago

69 months ago.. this is beautiful

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sffick 1 Build 85 points 71 months ago

It's great to have a reminder of good times in your life, and this set-up will last a very long time! Enjoy your accomplishment

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 11 points 71 months ago

thanks

IamApropos 3 Builds 54 points 71 months ago

First off, I'm very moved by your dedication of this build to your father. Thank you very, very much for sharing that with us. You did an amazing job, ;) even with Ultra brand PSU :P - I think you did great job and I really enjoyed seeing your pictures of the build. Once again thank you for sharing this. ~IamApropos

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 14 points 71 months ago

thanks

IamApropos 3 Builds 12 points 71 months ago

As you can see not only because you have a great build but people respect your dedication for your dad with this build, I don't think I've seen a build rank this high even on some amazing builds ;) you mentioned you have plans for a future build? I'd love to hear about that build hit me up on that link above if you'd like to talk shop.

ryanvoyles1 5 points 71 months ago

I saw on the PSU scale chart... thing... on the second or first level I think. The brand isn't too great but that one psu is good.

jfree232 34 points 71 months ago

an ssd would be nice

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 5 points 71 months ago

Yeah planing on getting one

xmiidnight 2 Builds 14 points 71 months ago

I have pretty much this same build saved under "dream builds"

Chava990x 8 points 71 months ago

Im about to cry, this, is, amazing!... ;u;

pah175 1 Build 4 points 30 months ago

I started tearing up

Computer_Monkey 1 Build 8 points 68 months ago

This computer is AMAZING! But costed almost three grand, and you're 15? Where did you get that kind of cash????

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seaboundgiraffe 7 points 66 months ago

man I wish I had a $3000 pc budget

aphelps231 4 points 62 months ago

Probably the most heart touching thing one could ever find on this website. Thanks for the inspiration man. And have fun with your PC dude :)

allchrispy 3 points 69 months ago

Borderlands... nice!

TheAmazingNZ 1 Build 3 points 69 months ago

Sorry for your loss, and this PC is Magnificent!

OutspaceLeo 3 points 66 months ago

Woah man! This is cool. Your dad would be proud c:

purpletalon 3 points 65 months ago

wish i had as much money as these people as my computer really sucks.

Newbie1998 3 Builds 3 points 64 months ago

DOing the same thing man! Im 15 now and my dad passed when i was 8. Thanks for sharing

PCMan416 4 points 51 months ago

I'm so sorry about your Dad.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 3 points 64 months ago

well I just turned 16 this past June, but I guess you most likely know how I feel

Newbie1998 3 Builds 1 point 64 months ago

ya I turned 15 this june! Im going on my first build in the next month so hopefully I can overcome this build!

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 3 points 64 months ago

dont fret to much about it, its really easy

Really2n2 3 points 64 months ago

I'm sorry, but this build made me cry alittle......God.....

coolflame57 2 Builds 0 points 52 months ago

I almost did too...

bennyboy968 3 points 63 months ago

It's a little pricey, this is for people with money to spend.

Hakumisoso 2 Builds 3 points 63 months ago

Wait wait wait, i am skeptical, in another build, you said you built your computer with your dad at the age 11. but in this build, you say 13.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 63 months ago

what are you talking about it says 11

Hakumisoso 2 Builds 1 point 63 months ago

Nice, you changed it. Or my eyes have gotten worse.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 63 months ago

well i didnt change it, maybe you just read it wrong idk

SgtTherin 1 Build 3 points 62 months ago

I've seen so many times and now I'm saying screw it and writing a comment! This is beautiful m8! This is art man. Righteous work!

swaggernaut 1 Build 3 points 62 months ago

your awsome for making a tribute. awsome build. i know you said dont feel sorry but i do

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 62 months ago

Thanks, and its ok

CheyTac 4 Builds 3 points 62 months ago

This is beautiful..

Camboy05 3 points 57 months ago

How'd this get so many upvotes?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 3 points 57 months ago

i guess it was my story behind it

otisriedel 1 Build 3 points 56 months ago

lol I was wondering what would get a guy to the top of the list, and I have a feeling that the story behind this build made the difference. on a side note, really nice build there! I just made my first build, I'm still working out the kinks but I think I've got it down: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/otisriedel/saved/4hFd

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 56 months ago

looks pretty solid

rip_abbott 1 Build 3 points 49 months ago

Not to sound cruel, but I really don't see why this is rated this high... If you break it down it all just boils down to a story, which is cool, but this is a computer building community, so why are we ranking off of stories instead of builds? The hardware isn't all that well, at all, and lots of wasted $ on unnecessary parts. A $2,000 PC without a SSD boot drive. Parts list is lacking. Pictures aren't that good. Cable management with just stock cables is OK. Description is very lacking, and the story isn't even really there... No real customization compared to other builds that just trump and tower over this.
An apple sticker... :| Clocks aren't good at all. There are so many other builds that are way better balanced, better pictures, better explanations, better cable management, tons of customization, and have a fraction of the upvotes.
If this was on Imgur or Reddit I'd understand the upvotes, but this is a site about builds/stories, not just the story.

bloodroses75 1 Build 3 points 46 months ago

I know it sounds harsh, but you do have a point there. Makes me feel bad for the next 3 builds below it where a ton more work and creativity was put into them, but got severely outvoted:

http://pcpartpicker.com/b/Y4vKHx

http://pcpartpicker.com/b/XpWZxr

http://pcpartpicker.com/b/qYBmP6

JaredRoss 1 Build 2 points 44 months ago

True that....I admire dedication but....

RandomKiller514 3 points 46 months ago

i don't get why people love apple so much they overprice more than any company

jtrias21 4 Builds 3 points 46 months ago

Why does this build get 1K? Blows my mind.

Enlil 2 Builds 3 points 38 months ago

This is a great build, but I've definately seen more unique ones. Why is this ranked so high? I mean it's not like it is heavily modded or anything like that.

baltz 3 points 30 months ago

I don't understand how you went from "just getting by" to building a two grand pc at the age of fifteen.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

My dad passed right as my mother was able to get a better job to support us kids, and at the time I had a part time job with a farmer in the area, I was using the money to save up for it and when we had our financial situation ironed out. My mom pitched in the last couple hundred dollars for a birthday present. Trust me when I look back years later, the money I was saving could've gone to help out my family, but both my parents insisted for me to keep it saying that they wanted me to be able to save towards my goal.

MrGromit 2 points 71 months ago

Great story and cool build. Enjoy!

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 71 months ago

will do

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Bseagull 2 points 71 months ago

Beautiful build, I love seeing builds like this :). Sorry about your dad, too, and I love the dedication :).

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 5 points 71 months ago

thanks worked really hard on it

Apach3 3 Builds 2 points 71 months ago

i can't find any criticisms about the build itself; however, i'd like to hear your opinion on the Tiamat 7.1 headset. not very many people were happy with it, especially with the microphone. how do you like it?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 71 months ago

Its ok i guess sound is good ,but you better have a decent sound card,but then again I haven't really tested it on a game

brandonmorgan1234 2 points 71 months ago

Very nice

TheGamerator 1 Build 2 points 71 months ago

Nice build and the 600T is a great case :D. Sorry for your loss.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 71 months ago

It is a nice case,but some of the power cables were a little short

TheGamerator 1 Build 2 points 71 months ago

I had no problem with power cables. I used a Corsair PSU so maybe since they are the same company they made the cables fit with there normal cases. Which reminds me...I should upload my build soon. lol

Smily 2 points 71 months ago

Everything about this build is nice. iirc that is a tier 1 power supply.

johnwaskins 2 points 70 months ago

A sweet rig in any book, by any standard. Top notch components, top to bottom.

Although, for that budget, this could have been done with an LGA 2011.

Every component is amazing. Well, maybe except the Kingston memory, and PSU. But meh, with the build as awesome as this, that might not be very important overall.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 3 points 69 months ago

hey dont down the beast cause these things overclock like a boss got it to 1800mhz

Kofi96 2 points 70 months ago

solid set up what kind of stereo is that under the monitor

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 69 months ago

JVC boombox

Codyteen 2 points 70 months ago

64 votes up a stack of diamonds for you C: good build

scythium 2 points 69 months ago

Nice work, Keep being awesome!

TheVanguard 1 Build 2 points 69 months ago

Sorry about your Dad :( At least you can have this as a reminder of the times you spent together!

Nice build

Renforth 2 points 69 months ago

Dedicating a beautiful computer. If he loved computers as much as I do, I'm sure he would've smiled ear to ear when he saw this.

that1personxx 2 points 69 months ago

Any thoughts on the BenQ? Is it worth the money?

Evshrug 2 points 69 months ago

I'm curious about this too, I've read great things about the BenQ from other sources.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 68 months ago

Yeah this monitor is a beast i have my PC and Xbox hooked to it and the 3d is awesome

Scottk2000 2 points 68 months ago

I am new to pc building still doing research before I start building and one question that this build brings up for me the noob is, I thought you only need one video card why is there two does that really make it go better?

Scottk2000 5 points 68 months ago

Nevermind I answered my own question, just had to go do a little more researching.

Winniedapoonbear 2 points 68 months ago

I'm almost in tears I wish I had this relationship with my dad.

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UNCLe_LEGO123 2 points 68 months ago

This is the most sensational build I have ever witnessed in my entire life.......

gtmsnba13 2 points 68 months ago

Wow, for a first-time build you went all-out on the parts. And the cable management isn't half bad either. Great job.

ElloMello 2 points 68 months ago

Very beautiful build, your dad will be surely proud. This will last a long time.

creepersahoy 2 points 68 months ago

Borderlands 2!

Marcopolo 2 points 67 months ago

Yeaahhh beatiful, he definitly would be proud..

Some led's would cool

Marcopolo 2 points 67 months ago

Yeaahhh beatiful, he definitly would be proud..

Some led's would cool

SilentGalaxy 2 points 67 months ago

Awesome man! If I may ask whats that that your Monitor is standing on? It looks like a speaker

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 67 months ago

its a older JVC Boombox ( the 2 bass speakers are just plain awesome

Crit 2 points 67 months ago

Haha, I read the title as "This is your daddy.."

Bartmanicus 1 Build 2 points 66 months ago

Borderlands 2, I love that game so much :D

Ventrus 1 Build 2 points 66 months ago

Man i wish i had $2800 when i was 15. Nice build!

GTXAMD 2 points 66 months ago

do u have a youtube channel so we can watch your videos and see the high fps :D

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 4 points 66 months ago

i do but i rally dont have any gamplays because my uplode speed is only 400kb/s and it takes hours to uplode a 3min. video but my downlode speed is 10mb/s

coolman 2 points 65 months ago

Buy monitor which support 120 frames per second? Your freaking eyeballs can't even see 120 pictures per second >:(), unless you have god-like eyeballs.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 6 points 65 months ago

i for one do notice the diffrence in 60fps and 120fps the 120 is for 3d

coolman 2 points 65 months ago

I didn't know that, thanks for the reply, +1 for you. :-)

mhoward48 2 points 65 months ago

Very nice to build your own. I like it you did it for your dad.Nice memory you have of building one together.

I worked for a large Semi-conductor company when my children were young. When my daughter was a teen, I tried to get her, to let me show her how to build her own computer, she would not comply, just not interested. I love my girl, but good thing she married a engineer from Microsoft, or she would be lost troubleshooting, and maintaining her rigs.

logan0 2 points 64 months ago

Haha, we have the same AC3 background!

ColdELITE 1 Build 2 points 64 months ago

Damn, nice build dude.

RamonWilliams84 2 points 64 months ago

You are awesome kid! Excuse me, young man... I lost my father 17 years ago the day after tomorrow so take it from me man, just continue to keep his tutelage with you always and strive to be the man he had hoped... Awesome build man, I'm impressed dude. Stay up

Rayyo 2 points 63 months ago

how did you decide to get liquid cooler versus noctua?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 63 months ago

i liked the idea of having a water cooling system, and it run pretty cool

DontJudgeMeBro 2 points 63 months ago

This is really great!

TristynCraig 2 points 63 months ago

Simply beautiful. Hopefully I can get mine in and show off my prize :)

Piixlates 2 points 62 months ago

Nice build :D

SparkPlaysMC 2 points 62 months ago

You Sir, are a BOSS PERSON!

DDawg426 2 points 61 months ago

This is a very nice build, and I know your father would be very proud.

On a side note, what is that thing with the speakers under the monitor? A boombox?

devo456 2 points 61 months ago

I'm pretty new to creating a pc and i really don't know much about this kind of stuff. Does this build have wireless or wired internet connection? I'm thinking about buying this and i dont see anything on the list that connects it to the internet. Do I have to add something to it? Anyone who can answer this please respond.

mateuszr 2 points 61 months ago

I would assume wired because I don't see a Wi-Fi adapter in his pictures nor in his parts list.

devo456 2 points 61 months ago

So you're saying i don't need to buy anything extra to this build? Do i need to buy Storage?

mateuszr 2 points 61 months ago

I would say you want to ideally have a 1+ TB hard drive and some kind of SSD for Windows and some games.

devo456 2 points 61 months ago

So I'm going to have to add that to my cart to add to this build?

mateuszr 2 points 61 months ago

You don't have to (as SSD's can get REALLY expensive), but it's nice to have. As for the Wi-Fi adapter, if you plan on using wireless internet on your computer, then you do need an adapter, however, if you plan on using a wired connection (that is, via an ethernet cable), then you'll find a port for that on every motherboard.

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Starlana 2 Builds 2 points 61 months ago

I'm sure your dad would be very proud of this; what you have done with those components and a lot of good 'ol fashioned effort. +1 from Starlana <3

CyberNerdNoah 2 points 61 months ago

wow you did it for ur dad!! i bet he is really really proud of u

Fonnz 2 points 60 months ago

LED is a bit to bright but anyways the build is great. Also the cable managing is shabby; try using some cable ties.

raf.roland 2 points 60 months ago

I absolutely love the corsair cases, they're the best bang for the buck and their tool-less design is so simple... just ordered a Corsair 200R for mself

PCModder 2 points 60 months ago

clean those cables! nice build; good hardware; but all I see is messy cables.

toro228 2 points 60 months ago

Nice build, wished I had money to buy the core parts.

Topdogjr 2 points 59 months ago

This could possibly run minesweeper on lowest setting at about 23-17 fps, very well indeed. lol

Amazing build though, some of the best parts packed in one beast machine!

srahulbose 2 points 59 months ago

Thank you for sharing :-)

Soarin 2 points 58 months ago

Very noice c::DAMNRIGHTISCNECSORJFTG:AERNFAGBvdf v

cecost 2 points 58 months ago

Looks great ... it'll be nice to have something both a) useful and b) commemorative for years. BTW, cable management is good enough ... there are diminishing returns to time spent on cable routing. You're there, plenty of airflow .. especially in light of the H100i cooling the CPU.

Zylos 2 points 58 months ago

Amazing build, highest amount of up votes on here. Have another one. +1 ; )

Stephni 2 points 58 months ago

D'aww..

Police5785 2 points 58 months ago

I love the set up very nice. How is the CPU cooler working for you?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 3 points 58 months ago

really good, temps stay pretty low even under full load

Police5785 2 points 58 months ago

Thanks I'm looking for a good one for a build of my own.

Jozmtr 2 points 58 months ago

Dude. +510. =P

bradfuller99 2 points 57 months ago

Damn it OP you made me tear up a bit.

xxhansonmaxx 1 Build 2 points 57 months ago

really good build, did you use the fans that came with the h100i?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 57 months ago

yes

stebo 1 Build 2 points 57 months ago

Wow this guy is so awesome. He makes a great gaming computer BEAUTIFUL performance and responds to almost all of the 500 comments positively. Ladies and gentle man: a role model.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 57 months ago

thanks

hockeyman13 2 points 57 months ago

You must Love your dad!

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 57 months ago

yep

netroshark 2 points 57 months ago

Cool build man

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 57 months ago

it look a lil bit diffrent now, better cable management and some other changes

Blaster5968 2 points 57 months ago

i know you said not to be sorry for u but... that is so sad :( i hope u and ur family is ok

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 57 months ago

its cool and yes we are fine thanks

Blaster5968 2 points 57 months ago

:)

Illusionary 2 points 56 months ago

Can someone look at my completed builds. All tips are welcome :). Awesome build though!

Mmedina000 2 points 56 months ago

No RAM or Storage?

orangyvv 2 points 56 months ago

Wow, a salute to you sir. I'm 15 as well, and I'm trying to round up ~$400 to build a PC. The fact that you got $1500 at your age amazes me. And to dedicate it to your father, that's amazing. Great build, keep it up

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 56 months ago

I have a nice Uncle that is in IT Tech and my grandparents helped a little

jimfed67 1 Build 2 points 56 months ago

Any issues with the H100i leaking?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 56 months ago

nope

lejf.rossi 2 points 56 months ago

add an ssd for a boot drive and this would be amazing!

Jozmtr 2 points 55 months ago

just comments again so he's the 200th comment.

:D

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 55 months ago

it happens

DevonVP 2 points 52 months ago

lIek eRy TIMe U CrY

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 52 months ago

learn english ya dingus

DevonVP 1 point 52 months ago

*you

XenPand 2 points 48 months ago

Very Nice build. Costs more than I have to my name so I can't give too much input... but I would definitely love to build one myself. I'm working to make one about half that price xD

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 48 months ago

looking back at it know with my increased knowlege of computers thier is somestuff that I could've saved money on

upuu 2 points 47 months ago

I am sorry about your loss, and nice build!

benjcook 2 points 47 months ago

This is a fantastic build with a nice story behind it :)

empiire 2 points 47 months ago

This is great.

imagreenplant 2 points 29 months ago

dude im tearing up

Punchy227 2 points 23 months ago

Let freedom ring 1776th upvote :)

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

'Merica lol, but thanks man.

LoganBrown 2 points 15 months ago

Dukex, this build is so nice of how you built it as a memory of your dad, nice work +1

Slingshott 1 Build 2 points 12 months ago

Does anyone else realize (at the time of this posting) the number of upvotes is the same year his dad died? Anyways, great build!

1terrabytecomputers 1 Build 1 point 12 months ago

:(

vdjoric 1 Build 2 points 9 months ago

Meh.

Really2n2 1 point 65 months ago

This gave me feels, It's funny how my dad and I also built spare computers, and owns a computer repair store, but he's not dead, sorry for your lost and nice build though.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 5 points 65 months ago

thanks

MarcG 1 point 64 months ago

You could remove some of the lower HDD racks to improve airflow. Other than that, REALLY great build.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 64 months ago

i did actually not to long ago... improved temps by a bit

DasSp0rk 1 point 63 months ago

is this a good computer for gaming and recording?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 63 months ago

sometimes both

SeanM 1 Build 1 point 62 months ago

It's not bad. The mouse is a wireless (and I personally hate wireless mice for gaming), but no big deal. I wouldn't have gone for Home Premium, but, again, no big deal. Nice SLI 670s, and everything else looks great. 8GB of RAM is great now, but you'll obviously have to upgrade in two or so years to keep up.

Really a great system. As you said, the cable management isn't that good, but considering it's your first build it really doesn't matter right now. Fix it up when you can/want.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 62 months ago

i just re-did all my cables a few weeks ago and dusted it out and thanks for the comment

ixRAZORxi 1 Build 1 point 61 months ago

Why is this so high ranked???

mateuszr 3 points 61 months ago

Oh I don't know.... maybe because his father died and he dedicated his computer to him?

But probably because of his cable management... that's fantastic

HD7ames 1 Build 1 point 60 months ago

Dude not even going to lie even if this was not a good setup which is totally the opposite I still would of one uped it for the story behind it. But damn this is a nice setup.

CAK3_1S_A_LI3 1 point 59 months ago

You only went to 4.4 ghz with that cooler? you can go up to 4.8+ with that...

Xephos1001 1 point 56 months ago

If only I had at least.. just at least, 200$ for a new GPU.

Havok-Devastator 1 point 55 months ago

love how you have the stereo right in your grill! :D

riobrasil 1 point 54 months ago

Love the OS. The same one I use for every PC.

Nickmaranda 1 point 54 months ago

How is the keyboard????

Eggman772 1 point 54 months ago

Ahhhh... Good old civilization revolution

lostInplace 1 point 54 months ago

Lol... From what I've seen you don't need 1050 watts. Good build, anyways! :)

jakeyboy10132 1 point 53 months ago

$1256 USD

£378.58 GBP i love exchange rates :-)

antoniojack 1 point 53 months ago

NIce

pallavmishra 1 point 53 months ago

I don't find any of these parts lists include network cards or sound cards..any reason? Or do they come integrated within the motherboards?

Dam5968 5 Builds 1 point 53 months ago

Sorry to hear about your dad. Mine passed away when I just turned 16 so I know .... and yes you made your dad proud!!!

Dam5968 5 Builds 1 point 53 months ago

My dad passed when I just turned 16 so I know....Yes he would and is proud.

Ginsu 2 Builds 1 point 53 months ago

Not to be that guy (I'm writing this from a Macbook Pro Retina) but what on earth possessed you to put an Apple sticker on a gaming build?

ShootingPlenty 1 point 52 months ago

Nice! By the way, how do I upload a completed build???

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 52 months ago

click system build and add the parts you have and click show off your work and add pics, etc...

TheUltimateJimbob 1 point 52 months ago

Your father would be proud. It's a great build. I'm sorry about your father

t516 1 point 52 months ago

sorry for your loss

CrazyCroak05 1 Build 1 point 51 months ago

Can you link me to the LEDS you used?

BlazinMYST 1 point 51 months ago

This is a beautiful build and story. Your dad would be proud, man.

PCMan416 1 point 51 months ago

Awesome build! So sorry about your Dad. :(

Lukeofett 1 point 51 months ago

That apple sticker though

Willwhitacre 1 point 50 months ago

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/Willwhitacre/saved/3288TW how do these parts look to all of you people?

goME2448 2 Builds 1 point 50 months ago

*slowly claps

milesknight 2 Builds 1 point 50 months ago

Y did you put an Apple sticker on there, you disgrace to the PC master race.

BTW nice build!

PRoPCBUildz001 1 point 50 months ago

Your dad must be proud, Nice build bro :D

Gemignani 1 point 50 months ago

the apple sticker makes me cri every time... but nice build

AngeloTuazon 1 point 50 months ago

Im building my first Gaming PC at christmas and im 12 :D GL to me my build is going to be off this! http://pcpartpicker.com/p/RkHNBm

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 50 months ago

looks good

Startrek852 1 point 49 months ago

How much did you pay for the monitor?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 49 months ago

600$ which once i look back now I could've gotten better for cheaper

C.Marius 1 point 49 months ago

LOVE THAT CASE AND REALLY NICE SET

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/C.Marius/saved/KRYfrH CAN SOMEONE TELL ME HOW IS MINE ?? PLS

blurryskillzz 1 point 49 months ago

omg what a story who thats such a cool way to honour your dad

toffbrown 1 point 49 months ago

this made me cry

extr3mex 1 Build 1 point 49 months ago

Amazing Build. Have read your build description. Big respect for you.

annoyedpalce 1 point 49 months ago

Wow nice build! Sorry for your dad, I bet he is very proud of you!

ghastbustersftw 1 point 48 months ago

Im a scumba

MonsterWand 1 point 48 months ago

Bootiful, 10/10 cakes, dayum its so smexah dude.

Lfren38 1 point 48 months ago

How does it feel to have the highest rated build on pcpartpicker.com?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 48 months ago

crazy cause its been a coulple of years now

Lfren38 1 point 48 months ago

i know i saw that

Lfren38 1 point 48 months ago

you just need 39 people to upvote this build and it will pass 1000 upvotes

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 48 months ago

yep

Beastliness23 3 Builds 1 point 47 months ago

Man, you're the first build to get 1k upvotes on PCPP. Congrats. You've done a great honor to your father.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 47 months ago

thanks

Countoscar 1 Build 1 point 47 months ago

Mandem **** crazy yo

C_Freeman 1 point 47 months ago

Like if you cry every time

(If you don't get it, read the description)

ledozo 1 point 47 months ago

puts in power supply BOMB HAS BEEN PLANTED.

stumplittle 1 point 47 months ago

Hows that keyboard treatin ya?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 47 months ago

awesome

RockOnBro 1 point 46 months ago

kudos to you man, your father would be proud. +1

sbkspyder 1 Build 1 point 45 months ago

I know this is an old enough thread that I will probably catch crap for posting in it but I wanted to say how touching it was to do this in honor of your father. I'm sure he'd be proud and I'm quite sure everyone on this site will tip their hat to you for such a great build. Congrats and sorry for your loss buddy.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 45 months ago

Thanks.. the funny thing is that I posted this over 2 years ago, and everyday I try to come on here and check my inbox and try to reply to all comments. Good or Bad.

KristennHahnn 1 Build 1 point 44 months ago

Awesome dude!

Dash01 1 point 44 months ago

what is this water coming out of my eyes ;(

SunHelius 1 point 44 months ago

Hi i was wondering if this is a good build, i need all the help i can get http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Z6bjCJ

JaredRoss 1 Build 1 point 44 months ago

Oh man, going for the feels with this build. Clutch move

adamquinny 1 point 44 months ago

man this is awsome those leds look epic good job

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thanks

RealMax 1 point 43 months ago

just yes

joshmas2 1 point 43 months ago

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/joshmas2/saved/#view=GtmBD3 Can someone compare this build to mine for me? I'm new to building Gaming PCs but this looks a bit expensive for what it actually is but I can't tell.

basilitoduke 1 point 43 months ago

Hey buddy, this is looking like a great machine like you said is an investment that really pays off, I am trying to build something like this for gaming / graphic design/ video editing do you thing a beauty like this will work for me?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

It would, but I would defiantly get newer hardware than mine ( Its a little outdated :/)

Poli 1 point 42 months ago

Awesome PSU selection

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Its been running for three years with no problems.

Spidermonkey6l 1 point 42 months ago

How'd you get the money at 15

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 0 points 36 months ago

Odd jobs around my area, and a little help from my mom. I saved up a large amount of it and she offered to help me out on the rest.

pyrogab29 1 point 42 months ago

respect +1

TheBajanCanadian 1 point 42 months ago

I hope your dad is happy I can see how you love him very much and all that he's done for you. Also Nice! Pc. Last. It's good. :D

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thanks :)

AdminzPlays 1 point 42 months ago

Nice build man sorry to hear about your dad he would have been proud :)

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thanks

Monstro-Builder 1 point 41 months ago

Congrats for making the most rated completed pc build in pcpartpicker.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

I'm still surprised it hasn't been beat yet :/

Broadsword008 2 Builds 1 point 41 months ago

A awesome build! Now I have a favor to ask.. Can you guys take a look at my build plan and tell me how it looks? Any suggestions welcome! Thanks!

https://pcpartpicker.com/guide/88QzK8/the-machine

FaZe_Reaper 1 point 41 months ago

your dad would be proud

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thanks

ScopeElement 1 point 40 months ago

Love it but could of had headset with it

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

I do have a headset for it.... but looking back at what I bought, I could've made a better purchase for the money.

RoadsideDown 3 Builds 1 point 40 months ago

Absolutely beautiful rig, your dad would definitely be proud of you!

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Thanks

Jacko16 1 Build 1 point 40 months ago

You have no ram?!?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

I have 8gb of Kingston 1600mhz DDR3

Icarus_Fallen 1 point 39 months ago

Very Nice! :D

NvidiaGirl 1 point 39 months ago

Maybe if you have the money, you may upgrade your graphics to a 780 or 980

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

It was built a a few years back when I built this, but I am going to be saving up for a new card.

ozzybeats 1 point 38 months ago

Go for a dorito sticker

Drevilbear 1 point 36 months ago

PCPartPicker part list](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/VYRz4D) / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Athlon X4 860K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $76.98 @ Newegg
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-D3H Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard $57.98 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $38.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $62.44 @ OutletPC
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $51.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI Radeon R9 380 4GB Video Card $204.99 @ Newegg
Case Cooler Master N200 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $43.99 @ NCIX US
Power Supply XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $52.98 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $17.75 @ OutletPC
Monitor Acer G226HQLBbd 60Hz 21.5" Monitor $101.95 @ Amazon
Keyboard Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $19.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $781.92
Mail-in rebates -$65.00
Total $716.92
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-11-13 21:42 EST-0500 Anyone know if this is a good build for under 900$ and if my graphics card is good?
matt1403 1 point 36 months ago

Hi I'm getting the exact same OS and I was wondering if this exact one came on the cd/DVD or if you installed on to a flash drive after you purchased it?

Thanks, I just couldn't see were it said.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

I used the OEM Disk

matt1403 1 point 36 months ago

Thanks,

Weazy 1 point 35 months ago

This is so sweet! It's nice honoring your dad and I hope you enjoy your PC build. Killin' the dual 670's and an insane 1050w power supply to pull it all together. Nice build

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thanks man

KaziproductionsHD 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

Awesome job, I'm sure your dad is proud of you right now. Take care

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thanks for the kind words my friend

EpicBuilds 1 point 34 months ago

You forgot the SLi bridge

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

It's on there idk if in the pics, but I assure you it's in the build.

ipangrazio 1 point 34 months ago

How much of this was bought using money that you earned yourself?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

About $2000 give or take.

Tikismell 1 point 33 months ago

Is it watercooled?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

The CPU has a Corsair H100i closed loop

Nick83045 1 point 33 months ago

Kinda new to the pc community I've been console for awhile and looking to get a pc that can run games and edit good but I have little idea of what to get my budget is 800-1000.

CatalystReaction 1 point 33 months ago

gtx 670's = 429 a piece lol why?????????????

JAShadic 2 points 32 months ago

Because this was built back in 2012.

They were $420 at the time of purchase, but looking back I could've made some better decisions :/

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

At the time they were brand new

Plymouthbiker 1 point 31 months ago

Lovely looking pc. Your dad would be proud. I know how you must feel. Lost my dad at the age of 11. Keep up the good work. :)

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thank you, it's rough, but I believe that it's what helped make me the man I am today, having to grow up quicker than the other kids kept me out of a lot of trouble.

TheBlackPython 1 Build 1 point 31 months ago

Go HTC and Razer!!!!!!!

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Yep lol

GreenWard 1 Build 1 point 31 months ago

GG man...GG

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thanks man

Berfs1 1 Build 1 point 31 months ago

Good job! I bid farewell to your father. Also, I love the fact that you put back the classics (GTX 670s, i7-3770K[which is what I really want sooooooooooooooooooooooooooo badly]). +1

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

This was built when those "classics" were brand new.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

But thanks for your condolences

Berfs1 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

Oh

Coop2860 2 Builds 1 point 30 months ago

This is awesome.

Relaxing 4 Builds 1 point 30 months ago

Sorry to hear your loss, I bet he would be really proud!

Ghost4422 1 point 28 months ago

That's really nice

Dolomats 1 Build 1 point 28 months ago

JVC Build

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Lol

DARTHVADER69 1 Build 1 point 27 months ago

Good job Kid, I wish I had those skills at 15

wasupduck 1 point 27 months ago

I'm soooo sorry. This is a very sad story.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

It's all good my friend, I hate that it happened, but I believe it's what made me who I am today, and I think he would be proud of that.

Reprisalgaming 1 Build 1 point 27 months ago

Does the h100i v2 come with the thermal paste pre applied?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

It does

KingHawk 1 point 26 months ago

Haha, I own the same boom box, although it's under my table instead of under the monitor. Although nice build altogether.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

It is nice, tho I have upgraded to a more desk friendly Klipsch Promedia setup.

Nintendobros03 1 point 26 months ago

This is a great PC even three years later.

HandsumBulba 1 point 26 months ago

for being fifteen man that's awesome. keep it up kid

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thanks man, tho I'm turning 20 this year.

peterkunstar 1 point 25 months ago

Much respect brother.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thanks man

Gammoron 1 point 25 months ago

your father will be very pleased up in Heaven for you. you did this for him this is the only thing that the community will get a reason to remember you forever....

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thanks for the kind words of support. :)

jadesoncutter 1 point 25 months ago

It's a beauty man. He'd be proud.

joeyyellow2005 1 point 24 months ago

win. 7? you should upgrade. But I think its a GREAT build and you get a lot for your money. Plus, the case looks cool.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thanks my friend, I have upgraded to Windows 10.

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joeyyellow2005 1 point 24 months ago

Yeah I know I checked lol

ctf05 1 Build 1 point 24 months ago

is the cpu cooler loud?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Sorry for the late reply as I don't get on here much, but the noise isn't to bad, tho I do recommend upgrading the fans if you can.

ctf05 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

thanks

Accidently_Genius 1 point 23 months ago

Really cool build!!!

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thanks man

Chowderblue 1 point 22 months ago

where are people getting 3$ dollars from? this is 2k dollars

534n888 1 point 22 months ago

this is what life is about

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Life is what you make it, and I choose to live mine by rembering my father who ended up having a greater influence on my life than I thought at the time of building this.

dunners 1 point 22 months ago

absolutely wonderful. good on you mate

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thank you

hesif 1 point 22 months ago

good man

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thanks man

FarawayThrower 1 point 21 months ago

So thoughtful, this guy must be super kind in real life.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

I'd like to think I am, lol, but thanks for the kind words my friend.

Personn 1 point 20 months ago

Honestly I think that the cables being the way they are gives it something like a 'personality', I like it. cheers! :)

GGgamer 1 point 20 months ago

the cable management is fine. it give a sense of 'I built this. This is my pc'

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thanks man, as you can tell this build is a bit dated, but I have recently upgraded to a 970 I pick up pretty cheap and the cables have been better managed.

GamerWolverine 1 point 20 months ago

Very good build for first time, also a very meaningful build. +1

plasticturkey 1 Build 1 point 20 months ago

iz gud!

MuchLinux6500 2 Builds 1 point 20 months ago

Very pretty! I've never seen or used one in real life, but how are BenQ monitors?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Sorry for the late reply, I don't check this account to often but as for the monitor I've loved it for the past 4 years and haven't had a single complaint. Tho I have come to realize that 3d really isn't all that great.

AverageGangMember 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

I guess it's time for an upgrade.

Heinz_Guderian 1 point 19 months ago

This build is kind of unbalanced in terms of GPUs,instead of SLI GTX 670 you should have gone for a better GPU (the GTX680 or 780 if keeping in mind your build is 4 years old) and NOT SLI them. SLI doesn't double your V-ram (It stays the same) or performance,It's just double the amount of money for better performance on some games The only reason I wouldSLI a graphics card is if I use multiple monitors at the same time (which I don't) You've probably already upgraded by now though.

plzDonateAgame 1 point 17 months ago

I cry evry tim ಥ_ಥ

DylanSmigel 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

this is the one time id say psu cables that ****** looking psu cables actually better the aesthetic

erikdeath1 1 point 17 months ago

Why Windows 7?

alane585 1 point 15 months ago

This is my first build, is there anything you would change about it? I'm a newbie and I want to keep it under $900 I just want a quick build https://pcpartpicker.com/user/alane585/saved/6B3f7P

BenZBear 1 point 15 months ago

great job!

ItsJustTurtles 1 point 13 months ago

gl on 2k upvotes

CarCat 1 point 12 months ago

I would like to honor your father with your 2009th +1, in honor of him. Thanks for thinking of him when you built this.

dominicc_02 1 Build 1 point 12 months ago

Top post! beautiful build <3

1terrabytecomputers 1 Build 1 point 12 months ago

I found this, and it made me well up with tears. Your build is also top rated on the website. I can't say i'm jealous or say some smart alec crap because this build is heartwarming. I hope you have many more great memories of your dad.

OnePerson3003 1 point 11 months ago

would of made him proud

your grammar certainly wouldnt

jokes aside great build!

Cyclone67 1 point 10 months ago

When I saw this build, I was like "how is this the top rated build?" and then I saw the details of the build. Your story really moved me. I wish you the best of luck in continuing your pc gaming!

Foolish911 1 Build 1 point 9 months ago

same cpu as me lol mine only go to 4.22ghz tho.

CYT_SubZer0 1 Build 1 point 9 months ago

Amazing build. :)

JohnNoiret 1 Build 1 point 9 months ago

You need to work on the cable management and get rid of the stickers but besides that. I love it :D

octa-wow 1 point 9 months ago

2018 and lol im like wow

Real_GabeN_ 1 point 8 months ago

May god bless your father/

Michael_Kaine 1 Build 1 point 7 months ago

This is a Very solid build at any age, I believe your dad would have been extremely proud of your build and that you've chosen to continue Planning and Building as you once did with him... I just had a son about 7 months ago and I've already started a build with him, I know he can't do much yet except sit on my lap and smile. but it's our thing, I've named the build The Tower 908 as my son was born on September 8th 2017. I'll be sure to post a few pictures to your thread once it's done... Thanks for sharing

miniguy6 1 point 6 months ago

I’m guessing that your using this for gaming?

SchoolKid69 1 point 3 months ago

Borderlands. +1

QuantumDoons 1 point 2 months ago

wow thats so nice... dedicating this build to your dad... if he were alive he would be very proud +1

HydraHunter77 1 point 2 months ago

Awww,,

That's sweet...

:}

mikie1011 1 Build 1 point 2 months ago

nice build you got there

gigglepig_buster 1 point 2 months ago

THis is nice, is the total in usd?

gigglepig_buster 1 point 2 months ago

Just asking, but why are people calling this a 2000$ build?

Blezys 1 point 22 days ago

Who is here in 2018

WPK_Tater 1 point 19 days ago

Right here

DAFRAN 1 point 6 days ago

JESUS CHRIST WILL ANYONE EVER SURPASS THIS BUILD

Ronin- 0 points 49 months ago

if you build computers, that my fellow pcpartpicker friends is a gift and truly a awesome thing to do. But, if you build with passion, that isn't a gift... That is ART, and it just adds a WHOLE NEW LEVEL to building pc's and this website. You are true to this hobbie and I respect you to the highest level. May your father rest in piece.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 49 months ago

Thanks

thekasafist 1 Build 0 points 48 months ago

My build is similar in but only with 4 times the RAM. I have decided to try out a multiseat software and so I increased resources. Just wish I had a hex core CPU though! Anyhow nice build very practical. +1

mashukoria 0 points 44 months ago

******* dude, nice build, 100x more advanced than the build I'm going to be doing in about 3.5 months. Rest In Peace. Anyways, I can't imagine having to build this beast for my first build. It's a really great build, but I just want to ask two things (if you don't mind)

1- What, GTX 670's are 430$?! What?

2- How did someone my age scrape together 2k :O? (I'm sorry if it has anything to do with your Dad for the money)

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

They were $420 at the time of purchase, but looking back I could've made some better decisions :/

alsehaili 0 points 25 months ago

what type of potato did you use to take the picture

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

At the time my HTC m7, tho I have a better potato now.

Bezpc 0 points 20 months ago

Is this a good first gaming pc build https://pcpartpicker.com/list/8XYsxY

Joshuajose123 0 points 19 months ago

great overall build

But hows this one https://pcpartpicker.com/user/Joshuajose123/saved/2FYTWZ

lastmite94 0 points 18 months ago

upgrade to 1080ti with the gpu money

cryptones 0 points 16 months ago

Best system i've seen yet!!!

Jyrone 0 points 14 months ago

What are those speakers!

swonstar 0 points 9 months ago

Heartwarming.

Literally my only issue is that the one part on the case where you look into the beauty of the LEDs is covered by stickers and ****. Just put it on the aluminum, the glass is there for a reason.

RussianPcBuilder 0 points 2 months ago

Dont want to be rude but you spent $800 on 2, 4gb video cards when you could have gotten a 1080 ti with 11gb for $800 or 6gb for $400 or 4gb for $200. Also an i7 8700k cpu is $50 less and better for gaming. I am very sorry about your dad.

IntelligentCake4804 2 points 1 month ago

Dude it was built in 2013

RussianPcBuilder 0 points 1 month ago

Ok

imaninjapig 2 Builds -1 points 53 months ago

Okay quick question... Why would you use two GTX 670's in SLI when you could have (for much cheaper might I add) one much more compatible GTX 780..?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 53 months ago

built early 2012

imaninjapig 2 Builds 1 point 53 months ago

Ah, I figured that would be why. That should be something that is required on all builds here, a date.

limas -1 points 33 months ago

rip dual 670 need 980tis Kappa

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

I have a single 970 now, wanting to get the 1080ti when I can afford it.

MatthewPK -2 points 47 months ago

Almost at 1011! Why this specific number?

JacobChristie -2 points 47 months ago

beautiful, except for the apple sticker

Quickfireyt -3 points 23 months ago

great built but i would of done the gtx 1070 or 1080. just curious but how did the build do gaming wise?

Matthewgrossman 1 Build 2 points 22 months ago

The most recent up to the was the beginning of 2013 so that wasn't a option

SteveChannelSht -6 points 57 months ago

Should have went with an AMD processor like I did, my processer which is 129.99 is 4.2 GHZ and has 4 cores.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 3 points 57 months ago

well the i7 has 4 cores and 4 hyper threading logical cores

Nintendobros03 1 point 26 months ago

Isn't it 8 threads two threads per core?

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Correct

CarrollM20 -6 points 46 months ago

This looks great but I would switch the video cards for GeForce GTX 970 4GB. They are cheaper and better.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 4 points 46 months ago

This was built two years ago.

malymilo 4 Builds -6 points 44 months ago

Why is this build so highly rated?

fallouthalo 2 points 43 months ago

Because the submitter did this build for his dead father. And everyone loves a sob story.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Im just guessing the back story I wrote, I didn't think it would receive this much attention tho :/

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Hakumisoso 2 Builds -8 points 66 months ago

Everything is nice but the Apple sticker.

Dukex1011 submitter 3 Builds 8 points 66 months ago

hey i do own a mac book pro and they are pretty descent