My Old PC was taking forever(> 1 minute) to resume from sleep and I decided it was time to change the MOBO and try M2 nvme ssd. Used back my old case (corsair 250D), power supply and the blu-ray drive but the rest are brand new

The PC is used for family (kids school stuff, some programming stuff, lots of web surfing and occasional games)

I am trying out the integrated graphics instead of discrete one (I own a 1050Ti used in the previous build, will consider to install it again, but my usual games doesn't need it)

Compatibility issues:

I found that the Radiator and fan cannot be mounted on the right side towards the back of 250D, without interfering with motherboard installation(I could not connect the 8-pin ATX Power plug as there was no room). Instead I installed it on the right side towards the front, as you can see in the pictures.

The ADATA XPG SPECTRIX SSD comes with an RGB attachment on top, which means that the M.2 cover with thermal compound that comes with Asus ROG STrix motherboard cannot be used.

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  • 1 month ago
  • 3 points

Put some love into that build, would ya

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Call CPS!

Computa protective services. And you can adopt the PC.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

You need to treat the 250D with some love, otherwise somebody else will.