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Lil Microwave

by blitztwist

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14 Comments

Details

Date Published

July 17, 2015

Date Built

July 3, 2015

CPU Clock Rate

4 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

32.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.291 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

7.01 GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

32.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

60.0° C

Description

Microwave refers to the size not the heat. Its actually keeps the lowest idle and load temps out of any PC I have made. While I love the case and the options it is a little big. I also wanted something that would put the motherboard on its side with water cooling only hanging over the board. I am neurotic and at all times fear my water cooling will leak so I would rather it kill the board than the GPU.

Its amazingly quiet, great airflow, and great benchmarks. All I need now is a nicer monitor with g-sync and I will be all done.

Part Reviews

Case

Great Case with a ton of customization options. It will fit pretty much everything you want to put in it, along with more fans than you know what to do with. Its allows for tower and sideways builds. It does feel a little cheap and is a little on the larger side but my favorite case that I have owned.

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jambii420 1 Build 4 points 44 months ago

Lol Im also in constant fear of springing a leak. How did you get the 980 for that price?

KeithJacobD 1 Build 3 points 44 months ago

^

blitztwist submitter 1 Build 2 points 44 months ago

Microcenter had a 980 on their website listed at it but it was not available. I walked over to best buy and had them price match it.

Yeah I know its a slim chance but I am always afraid of it. Like if it sprung a leak I wouldn't be able to replace it for a couple of months.

original_jazzman 2 points 44 months ago

On best buys website it says they dont sell that card.....

blitztwist submitter 1 Build 2 points 44 months ago

Oh, put the wrong one down. My bad, Its the NVIDIA - GeForce GTX 980 4GB GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 Graphics Card - Silver/Black. Funny part though is that microcenter didn't even post that one, they posted this one : http://i.imgur.com/J60inL7.png All I did was show the girl my phone.

Thanks for pointing that out, I wouldn't have noticed.

original_jazzman 1 point 44 months ago

Ohhh soo its just a nvidia one not a evga or asus?

blitztwist submitter 1 Build 2 points 44 months ago

Nope, the girl just looked at my phone and checked one off on the screen. If you don't know the difference they look the same in a picture. I wasn't going to argue with her. Still a big upgrade from my 680.

RubyJunk 1 point 44 months ago

Hahaha good thing for you they have price match or you would've had to PAY PAY PAY xD

pegotico 2 Builds 2 points 44 months ago

lol

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thekingofnom 1 point 44 months ago

AWWW U PRICE MATCHED THE 980? WHERERERERE

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blitztwist submitter 1 Build 2 points 44 months ago

Everything, each one actually contains everything already, you are just removing things until you are happy with whats left.