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FN-2187

by TheSwissRussian

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8 Comments

Details

Date Published

Aug. 21, 2017

Date Built

July 12, 2017

CPU Clock Rate

4.2 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

30.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

54.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.506 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

8 GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

38.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

72.0° C

Description

I built this P.C. so it could run most AAA games with +60fps at 1080p with the ability to use almost any engineering programs for my major. I also intend to use this computer for 5 or more years so I needed it to be future proof.

The P.C. runs great, had no problems building, booting, and downloading all my necessary drivers and software. The P.C. boots up in 15 seconds, it runs rocket league on Ultra Settings @250fps with no frame rate drops. It also runs Fallout 4 on Ultra settings @72fps with no frame rate dips. I haven't seen any temperatures exceed 71 degrees Celsius for my GPU but I modified my fan speed profile using MSI afterburner.

Part Reviews

CPU

Great CPU, I haven't seen temperatures past 54 degrees Celcius although I haven't put it through too many rigors yet. Most people say it is a hot CPU but I haven't seen anything out of the ordinary yet. If I had to build this PC again I would have gone with a cheaper CPU because this one is overkill for what I use it for.

CPU Cooler

I have no problems or issues with this CPU cooler, it performs as intended and it performs well. I haven't seen my 7700k heat up past 54 degrees Celcius but the most intense game I play is Fallout 4. It is huge cooler, barely fits in my S340 case, and covers a ram slot with the added width of the fan.

Motherboard

This motherboard is great, even comes with a little RGB LED light in the bottom left-hand corner. It has plenty of ports to fit all my components. No complaints, it does its job. The only issue I had was connecting my CPU power cable to the motherboard. I had to take off a case fan and I barely had enough room to squeeze the cable in its appropriate slot.

Memory

No problems so far, the RAM works as intended. The only extra step was to enable the X.M.P. settings in the BIOS to use the full 3000Mhz.

Storage

It seems like a great SSD, I keep windows 10 and a few games on it. My computer boots up in 15 seconds, it loads Fallout 4 in 5 seconds. Plenty of space for multiple programs too.

Storage

I needed a hard drive that was cheap, reliable, and had a huge storage capacity. This HDD hit the spot, although it's not insanely fast I have plenty of storage space and won't be filling it up for a long long while.

Video Card

This bad boy can run all my games on ultra settings with +60fps at 1080p. I haven't overclocked it yet but it runs rocket league on ultra @250fps, Fallout 4 on ultra @ +72fps, CSGO @ 300fps. It did get above 80 degrees Celsius until I enabled MSI Afterburner, now it doesn't get above 72 degrees Celcius. I never hear any fan noise either.

Case

Let me start off by saying that I think this is a fantastic case. There is plenty of room to conceal all the cables, there's plenty of room for multiple HDDs and two SSD slots. There are so many places to run the cables, making it easy to figure out for first time builders like myself. The only reason I gave this case 4 stars is because the side clear panel is acrylic and collects dust and scratches very easily. Otherwise, this is a perfect case.

Power Supply

This PSU has more than enough wattage to power both my i7-7700k and GTX 1070. My only complaint is that it is a little noisy. This is probably because I keep the Eco mode off at all times, just in case.

Operating System

Got a copy of windows 10 education through my school. Definitely well worth it.

Case Fan

I needed some type of intake fans for my NZXT S340 case, these fit the color scheme and seemed appropriate. They worked as intended, nothing else to say about them.

Monitor

I wanted a computer that could play games over 60 fps at 1080p, this monitor is fairly cheap and seemed great. The monitor is great, although the colors seem a little washed out, I wish they were more vivid. Otherwise, this is a buttery smooth monitor.

Comments Sorted by:

POKIXPOKIXPOKI 2 points 18 months ago

I LOVE IT

Keidan94 1 Build 2 points 18 months ago

j'aimé complètement !

kyler77 2 points 15 months ago

Do you like the cooler I'm thinking of getting it for my i7700k

swisso4 1 point 15 months ago

Get it dude

TheSwissRussian submitter 1 Build 1 point 11 months ago

Sorry for the late reply, yeah I love the cooler, I've had no problems with it.

RudeTree 2 points 9 months ago

Did the cooler fit well in the case?

TheSwissRussian submitter 1 Build 1 point 5 months ago

I'm sorry for the late response, the cooler fits with 1mm to spare. I personally like the way it looks.

NotSoMini 1 Build 1 point 12 months ago

yes rocket league