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Build I re-managed cables for after buying used at the prices listed. Was going to be a 1080p @ 60hz console killer but I have another build that I will probably use the SSD out of this in before selling it as is. Didn't want to waste the build though, seeing as the PC is still as the parts list sits today.

CPU- Nice dual core w/ hyperthreading. Performs admirably. Only bottlenecks certain games, capable of GTA-V and Witcher 3 (w/ 960) on high graphics @ 50 and pretty much everything else on ultra @ 60. Very nice budget chip.

Motherboard- Very basic. Has a decent layout. Don't like how everything is lumped together on the right side, makes it a touch messy looking. No onboard WiFi or USB3.0 headers.

RAM- It's RAM. It's black. There's one stick for expansion at a later date.

SSD- 120gb for $30. These drives are pretty good. Not worth $60 new, but still one of the best drives on the market today. Will migrate into a different build more than likely.

HDD- Budget HDD. Works well, wish it was 1tb but for the price, eh.

GPU- This is actually the 2nd 960 4gb SSC I've bought. This particular card runs nice and cool, quiet, and is almost the perfect 1080p card for $100-140 I've found. I bought another of this exact model to match the build on the way, as this computer will be sold with it's current card.

Case- Love this case. Elegant but simple. A breeze to work with. Looks and feels like a mid-tower while remaining small, light, and portable. Can't recommend enough.

PSU- Honestly this PSU is a nightmare. It works but the cables are terrible to work with, and the connectors are weirdly spaced. If it didn't come bundled with everything else there's no way in **** I'd ever buy this.

Overall this is a great little budget build. I just got an offer on a little better hardware I couldn't refuse. LMK what y'all think!

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  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks pretty well built. Also, you find those parts for a very low price! :D

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Great build! +1

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Did you buy the 960 used?

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes. $110 local.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Ok, cool! I have a 960 lined up to buy used for 120, but if you had seen one for 110 new I wanted to know ha

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

I've bought them at 110, 120, and 140 now. My friend bought one at 100. Those are all 960 SSC 4gb cards. $120 is a good price :)

Edit- These are all used prices. The SSC model is one of the highest priced 960s on the market at $280 new. Totally not worth that.

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