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Orange and White build with a hint of snow camo

by Tommy1997

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39 Comments

Details

Date Published

Feb. 16, 2017

CPU Clock Rate

3.2 GHz

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.506 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

8.1 GHz

Description

Couldn't think of a name but feel free to comment and i will edit to a name that i like.

This is (Your name here) my first real gaming build.I say my first real build as this is actually my second build just an updated build of the first. I decided to go for a white and orange theme build originally before adding in the vinyl camouflage which i thought just looked good. The backplate of the graphics card i intend to spray paint white with orange highlights. Whilst i love this build i do feel as though there is room for improvements such as the hue+. However the first improvement i would like to make would be tot he power supply. I want to upgrade to a corsair rm series psu, as with the total ssd storage solution and the msi graphics card this will create a totally silent build under low stress.

I will keep you all updated with any future improvements, please feel free to leave your feedback as to what i did well and what i could improve on.

Thanks :)

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Ashbacher7 1 Build 3 points 21 months ago

I very much enjoy an arctic-style camouflage. An excellent touch to this build.

I received a HUE+ as a gift just a few days ago and HOLY CRAP IT'S AWESOME. It will do amazing things to your build and make it flashier than ever.

Hmm.. a name though.. I like the idea of the orange correlating with a hunter-style theme (mixed with the camo). Maybe an idea will pop up from there?

+1, sick build, 8/8 gr8 build m8.

Tommy1997 submitter 1 Build 2 points 21 months ago

Thank you. I think after upgrading the power supply I will upgrade from the nzxt leds to the hue+. Only problem is I'll need to upgrade the motherboard as this one only has one USB 2.0 header on. I believe the hue+ needs a USB 2.0 header? My nzxt grid already takes up the single connector.

Ashbacher7 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

Yeah it takes MOLEX power (2 of 4 pins), and then it goes into a USB 2.0 header to communicate with the software. After that, it's just daisy chaining your strips together. The HUE+ comes with 4 LED strips out of the box, so you don't have to account for that unless you need more.

Tommy1997 submitter 1 Build 2 points 21 months ago

Nice, I think 4 will be enough although I could perhaps add two more strips for an under glow. There's a fair bit of clearance between the desk and the bottom of the pc.

Will definitely look into it!

zangadorian 1 point 21 months ago

If you have a free USB 3.0 header you can always pick up a converter to convert 3.0 to 2.0. An internal USB hub like this one is also an option.

https://www.amazon.com/Internal-USB-Hub-newest-model/dp/B01IFGFTJ2/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1487343387&sr=8-2&keywords=internal+usb+hub

It's a lot cheaper than replacing your entire motherboard.

Datamatr1x 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

I think NZXT has a cheaper solution to this problem with their internal USB Hub. https://www.nzxt.com/products/internal-usb-hub

androiddude7 1 point 21 months ago

Hey, nice build! Regarding your USB 2.0 issue, NZXT sells an "extender" of sort, it plugs into your only USB 2.0 header and chains 3 other USB 2.0 headers on it, so for each header you'll technically be having 3. https://www.amazon.com/Internal-USB-Hub-newest-model/dp/B01IFGFTJ2

Justinf1998 2 points 21 months ago

Hugh Mungus

Lucas.Weinacht 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

Where you got the Vinyls from? Looks very nice!

Tommy1997 submitter 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

Amazon-TECKWRAP Snow Camouflage Vinyl Car Wrap Sticker with Air Release for Vehicle Wrapping 1ft x 5ft https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01M2UXT63/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_5EIPybRWEZBNA

I would recommend, very good quality and easy to work with

Razorwing02 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

i want to do a carbon fiber one now but the wrap has bad reviews and i have no idea how to apply it

quk 1 point 21 months ago

really nice for the price

WirelessCables 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

Lies.

If this was my build, there'd be more 6950Xs.

ThatOneBudgetGuy 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

please take off the tempered glass warning labels, they are really useless unless you're transporting your PC.

jackmcc83 1 point 21 months ago

Thats awesome! great desk setup too!

You could name it "Camo with too much Ammo"

702Wolfi 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

Awesome build you have there!

Razorwing02 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

this

this is

this is freaking cool

gr8 color scheme i r8 8/8

kenlao 1 point 21 months ago

Nc pc you have :D thumbs up!

JheyoDELperu 1 point 21 months ago

nice skin, nice pc and great setup..praps!+1

Datamatr1x 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

The orange cables in this build are pretty great looking with the white. I am not a huge fan of camo but you put it all to good taste. +1

TiErr0 1 point 12 months ago

anyone know where he got the orange cables?

Datamatr1x 1 Build 2 points 12 months ago

Casemods or BitFenix

Manula.Pabasara 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

Wow this is a really unique build m8! I kove the theme and the part choic! Nice work deserves to be on the front page. :D

Boeing77W 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

Nice build! Is the cpu cooler custom painted?

Tommy1997 submitter 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

Thanks, yeah it is. Only took around a day

Uniquee 1 point 19 months ago

Is one of the heat sink painted on the motherboard ? If so what did you use to paint them ?

Cherish 1 point 18 months ago

Have you noticed the Asus Strix B250F Motherboard Boot_Device_LED stays lit after waking up from sleep mode? Wondering if anyone else having the same issue.

Tommy1997 submitter 1 Build 1 point 18 months ago

Not that I have noticed, will have a look when I get back and update you on it

Catarino. 1 Build 1 point 15 months ago

what are your temps like under load and at idle? Also was installing that cooler annoying at all with the whole intel push pins?

shottycall 7 Builds 1 point 12 months ago

Wow very good, I never would have thought these colors would work so well together

Derk750 1 point 4 months ago

What did u put on the top of the be quiet could cooler? The orange little caps? Where did u get them?

Tommy1997 submitter 1 Build 1 point 3 months ago

Its just orange and white spray paint. If you use the original box it came in it acts as a great masking tape style to prevent spray painting anything else.

Derk750 1 point 4 months ago

What did u put on top of the CPU cooler the orange things?

Tommy1997 submitter 1 Build 1 point 3 months ago

Its just orange and white spray paint. If you use the original box it came in it acts as a great masking tape style to prevent spray painting anything else.

Goku1080Ti 1 Build 1 point 3 months ago

Superb build, plus the looks as well as the cable management is far superior to my own build

philphaser 12 Builds 0 points 21 months ago

How is your GPU not orange? The Asus Strix 1060 has RGB, get one and put it on orange for the love of Lord Gaben!

Tommy1997 submitter 1 Build 2 points 21 months ago

Hahah strangely enough that was my second choice. I'm thinking of spray painting the red part of the gpu oramge and the black part white. Or I could just wrap the back plate in the camo vinyl... decisions

philphaser 12 Builds 1 point 21 months ago

Both!!!!

WirelessCables 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

Thou hast not useth the Lord's name in vain.

JK

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