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My Current Build

by sticklebrick



Date Published

Aug. 19, 2014

Date Built

May 13, 2011

CPU Clock Rate

4.2 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

8.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

45.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

889 MHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

6.008 GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

27.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

65.0° C


Ongoing build, simply upgrading parts over time as and when my meager budget allows.

Case has been upgraded to Zalman Z11 plus. 6 fans installed.

Next on the list for the future = MoBo and CPU upgrade.

Ignore the prices on this site they are grossly inflated compared to the prices I paid lol.

Comments Sorted by:

Sheepzorable 3 Builds 7 points 51 months ago

Maybe don't worry about the Mobo and CPU for now, go for a case upgrade.

juheebus 1 Build 2 points 51 months ago

He needs all 3.

Brodzster 1 point 51 months ago

i agree

TrentScott 1 Build 1 point 51 months ago

You must be wanting to add a lot of upgrades by buying a 1000W PSU.

NewCarSmell 1 point 51 months ago

that psu isnt really high quality i would change it to a evga 1500w(the prices are similar). 400$ on A 256GB SSD IS CRAZY. -Upgrade to a intel i7 5790k this fall and a z97 mobo this fall.

Sheepzorable 3 Builds 1 point 51 months ago

The Corsair RM1000 is a very good Power Supply. I've used it in builds myself and it's probably the best power supply I, personally, have worked with. The modular cables are very flexible, allowing for much better cable management, and it just looks sleek.

NewCarSmell 1 point 51 months ago

not the highest quality its whats on the inside not the look the parts in it suck.

sticklebrick submitter 1 Build 1 point 51 months ago

Well, they say that due to capacitor aging, the PSU loses its maximum capacity over time.

I certainly don't NEED a 1KW supply and I doubt most people who have one need it either. I simply prefer an PSU that is rated at at double the likely max wattage my system is likely to pull, purely because it should hopefully be less stressed, produce less heat and be more likely to last longer.