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MunsonTheMaster's Completed Build: My Sexy Beast 1st Build

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 20 days ago

Oh okay glad that was the case haha. Honestly, if you are looking to upgrade I'd either look at the 1060 or 1070 for your next upgrade. The 1060 is a 101% difference. http://gpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Nvidia-GTX-950-vs-Nvidia-GTX-1060-3GB/3510vs3646

MunsonTheMaster's Completed Build: My Sexy Beast 1st Build

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 20 days ago

Why go with a 950 when you could have gone with a 1050 ti for about the same price? Would have been a decent performance jump.

Konyanj0278's Completed Build: Zeus V3.0

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 1 month ago

Okay, that makes sense. Thank you :3

Konyanj0278's Completed Build: Zeus V3.0

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 1 month ago

Yeah unless you do a RAID array in which, unless you have redundancy, one drive will cause the entire raid to fail thus tripling your chance of losing data.

Konyanj0278's Completed Build: Zeus V3.0

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 1 month ago

what was your reasoning for going with 3 3TB drives instead of one 10TB?

Mikaroons's Completed Build: Node 202 with 3.5" hdd

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 1 month ago

I am interested in where you put the HDD :P

ChenYukira's Completed Build: The White Stallion

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 2 months ago

Just look on the hardware swap reddit. They come and go all the time.

Titan8881's Completed Build: Girlfriends First Gaming PC

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 3 months ago

If you are talking about the s340 it has been great, I've built several computers in it and they were all super easy to build and look great. The original case was actually pretty bad. Virtually no cable room and only one 120mm fan and a, I belive 90mm fan. I'd spend the extra to get the s340.

Titan8881's Completed Build: Project Apocalypse

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 4 months ago

Yeah in order to get the processor deals you need to work retail at a computer store and register through the program. Then you just complete some learnings and boom. Great deals.

Titan8881's Completed Build: Project Apocalypse

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 4 months ago

Yeah I got it through Intel Retail Edge and will be upgrading to the 7700k for $200! Loving life :)

Forum Topic "Laptop for College"

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 6 months ago

I have a powerful desktop but I feel that that would be weird to use. Do you have any experience doing this? Not a bad idea..

Forum Topic "Laptop for College"

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 6 months ago

Even so, still not a bad price if I had to spend $200 or so for 2x16GB sticks. Especially since it comes with a 2TB HDD AND a SSD. Great deal.

Forum Topic "Laptop for College"

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 6 months ago

That sounds like a great deal! Do you know if it has a single 16GB stick of two 8GB sticks?

Ayrus's Completed Build: The Fade to Black

Titan8881 4 Builds 2 points 7 months ago

Might as well get the 580 if you are in that price range since it is basically a better 480.

willcf15's Completed Build: Not So Budget Anymore

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 7 months ago

I got your link from the description. If you read my comment you would have read that I said that the cooler designs don't match up.

EDIT Example: http://imgur.com/a/72XVI

EDIT 2: Also I don't see any SLI fingers don't know if that's just me.

willcf15's Completed Build: Not So Budget Anymore

Titan8881 4 Builds 0 points 7 months ago

It's a little fishy to me that if you look at the 1080 he linked https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125908&cm_re=gigabyte_gtx_1080-_-14-125-908-_-Product the cooler design is way different then the pictures he posted.

willcf15's Completed Build: Not So Budget Anymore

Titan8881 4 Builds 3 points 7 months ago

Power efficiency doesn't really affect the quality of a power supply. All it does is guarantee how much of the wattage you will actually be able to use. You want to look at sites like johhnyguru for that.

Johnzilla's Completed Build: 1578 £ With Monitor Build!

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 7 months ago

I can't adapt to that.

Forum Topic "Appraisal for i5 6600k"

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 7 months ago

Yeah that's what I was thinking.

strykn's Completed Build: The Hall of Fame AVALANCHE

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 7 months ago

Wow is your CPU delidded? I am running much higher temps at the same speed and almost same voltage.

Edit: With H100i V2

strykn's Completed Build: The Hall of Fame AVALANCHE

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

What did you use to put load on your processor? 58 on heavy load seems really low..

Hyrulian764's Completed Build: The Balrog - Budget PC Build - My First Build

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

Why not use the g4560 and a B250 or H270 board? With the extra money, you could have gotten an SSD for a boot drive or a 470? Good build but could have been improved a little.

EDIT: Just read your comment about the i3 over the g4560 and while that could have been warranted on the previous generation the new Pentiums feature hyperthreading, basically making them really cheap i3s.

Forum Topic "6700k for sale"

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

Holy crap what were your temps??? Do you have a custom loop?

Ministeve's Completed Build: The Toothless Virus

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 8 months ago

So goooood

suspectlovemaker's Completed Build: A Tiny Monster Gaming PC

Titan8881 4 Builds 2 points 9 months ago

Do you know where this case is available in the US?

Forum Topic "i7 6700k voltage question"

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

It worked fine and managed to get it working at 1.34v

Forum Topic "i7 6700k voltage question"

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

That voltage was the result of a quick overclock. I had some more time yesterday and managed to get it down to 1.34v at the same speed.

Forum Topic "i7 6700k voltage question"

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

Yeah I mainly just game on it so it never gets over 70 normally. Prime95 is apparently very stressful haha.

Forum Topic "i7 6700k voltage question"

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

Currently have it stable at 1.34v

Forum Topic "i7 6700k voltage question"

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

I'm pretty happy with my voltage. 4.64 at 1.34v

Titan8881's Completed Build: "Blue Skies" Brothers First Gaming PC

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

I'm glad you enjoyed this build! And yes I know a lot of people that bought gaming computers and were somewhat upset with the performance to cost ratio. I personally find desktops more enjoyable to build and play on. For any locked CPU, as long as you have decent case cooling, the stock cooler will be fine. It is a common misconception that it will get too hot under gaming loads and while it won't be as cool as it can be, it also won't be in the 80s or 90s. This case was honestly really fun to build in. It allows you to use a mini atx motherboard and not make it looked dwarfed with still plenty of room for 5 fans, unique SSD mounting points, and decent cable management. One thing about the build list that you asked about is I would add an SSD for sure. Even if you have to deal with less storage to start off with and add a HDD later, SSD's are amazing and really make your whole experience so much better. Otherwise I think it is a good start especially for a 600$ budget.

Titan8881's Completed Build: "Blue Skies" Brothers First Gaming PC

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 2 points 9 months ago

Thank you! The blue lights are coming from the fans and the RAM. We have replaced all of the fans with the corsair quiet edition fans now that have blue LED's and are much quieter and imo have a better blue color.

Forum Topic "i7 6700k voltage question"

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

I have a corsair h100i v2 and it don't have the best cooking solution as my exhaust both hit walls keeping the heat close to the system. I also have my fans at a lower rpm but could bump them up. In gaming it never gets close to that.

Forum Topic "i7 6700k voltage question"

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

Do you think 93 on the highest core during prime95 is high? Obviously in real world scenarios it will never be so heavily utilized

Forum Topic "i7 6700k voltage question"

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

Yeah I'm tinkering a bit more to see if I can get it a little lower, temps were a little high.

Forum Topic "i7 6700k voltage question"

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

I am currently doing a little more tinkering and am stress testing 4.635 at 1.36v and still seems to be working good. If this works out I'll try to go a bit lower

Forum Topic "Is anyone interested in a ASUS Maximus IX MOBO for 300$"

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

oops yes left that out

Torus15's Completed Build: Deep Thought

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

Is there any tips that you could give me for the mod with the resevoir/pump? It brings the build together so well!

Torus15's Completed Build: Deep Thought

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

This is honestly one of the best builds I've seen on this site. I am in love with this.

Forum Topic "Will a soundcard work with the GIGABYTE GA-H110M-A (rev. 1.0)"

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

Can I have a source?

Forum Topic "Will a soundcard work with the GIGABYTE GA-H110M-A (rev. 1.0)"

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

Haha actually have a dedicated microphone and need it so I don't have electronic interference. (The motherboard audio is kinda crap). And for the profile pic, I should probably get that changed but I am aware that Razer has ****** audio quality which is why I no longer use them. This is for my step brothers build who used some handy-down parts from me and my other step brother. Please refer to this link for the build. https://pcpartpicker.com/b/Jnm8TW

LowkiGaming's Completed Build: Frost Bite super high end gaming and graphics/video editing powerhouse

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

What do you have the reservoir mounted to? Maybe wanting to do a custom loop in my s340 in the future once the 1080 ti comes out.

jmg339's Completed Build: Really stupid becomes a really stupid reality

Titan8881 4 Builds 10 points 9 months ago

I'm only going to give you +.5 because you only have a 6900k and windows 10 home and not pro. Disgraceful. /s

Titan8881's Completed Build: Project Apocalypse

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

They're kind of annoying. Mainly with not being detected by my motherboards fan headers but I can live with it.

Titan8881's Completed Build: Girlfriends First Gaming PC

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

This particular model does not but does have a back plate.

Titan8881's Completed Build: Project Apocalypse

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 2 points 9 months ago

Couldn't really think of anything else and wanted it posted. If you can think of something better hmu.

Titan8881's Completed Build: Project Apocalypse

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

I admittedly went a little crazy with it but i'm in love it so it's okay :P

Titan8881's Completed Build: Project Apocalypse

Titan8881 submitter 4 Builds 2 points 9 months ago

Yeah I was very happy when I found it!

Mshad's Completed Build: Silent Gaming Desktop

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 10 months ago

Yeah haha. I'm honestly surprised I haven't seen more on the PCPP. I personally got the 6700k as a placeholder to get the 7700k but it is an awesome deal for sure!

Mshad's Completed Build: Silent Gaming Desktop

Titan8881 4 Builds 1 point 10 months ago

He got it through Intel Retail Edge for the Holiday Deal. 6850k at that price and 6700k for $120

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