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Bloody Legend

by NicholasSchweiker

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Details

Date Published

Jan. 28, 2019

Date Built

Nov. 12, 2018

CPU Clock Rate

3.4 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

35.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

61.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.55 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

7.2 GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

34.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

58.0° C

Description

On Black Friday of 2018, I built my first PC. I went to Micro Center to get the parts to my build which I found many great deals. This PC was for my parents to work on, for me to game on, and for me and my sister to do homework on. I mainly play KSP and Hypixel Bedwars, and hope to play CS:GO in the future. Great RGB in the build and plan to build another PC for college in a couple of years.

To see more info go to https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/12371450

Part Reviews

CPU

The Ryzen 7 1700X is a perfect CPU with decent clock speeds and 8 cores. We probably don't need 8 cores, but as multi core performance becomes more important, it may use all 8 cores. Clocked at 3.6 Ghz.

CPU Cooler

Has good cooling for the price, I put another fan on the back of the cooler. Overclocked cpu 200 MHz and usually at 45-50 C.

Thermal Compound

Good thermal paste, easy to use.

Motherboard

This motherboard was great! It had great rgb, good max ram speeds, good bios, and good ports. B350 if great chipset because only doing mild overclocks.

Video Card

Good graphics card for a budget. Do plan to get a vega navi when they are released. Can play all games at high settings at 1080p 60fps. I have Nvidia fast-sync to eliminate screen tearing.

Case

The spec 02 is a lovely case, but only with rgb. Without rgb fans or strips the acrylic side panel is dark and boring. However with rgb, the side panel becomes more transparent, enabling the ability to see all the rgb goodness. My rgb strips, fans, and ram heatsink light up the case beautifully

Operating System

Got this for $30 off of eBay rather than $200. Works great

Software

This is usually $250, but we got it off eBay for $15!!

Case Fan

Just a normal case fan

Monitor

I love this monitor. It looks very good because of a VA panel and very responsive with the 1ms response time. This is my first 144hz monitor which looks outstanding compared to 60hz which was what I was at previously

Keyboard

The g810 is a great gaming and typing keyboard. The gaming experience is smooth, and I love the slight bump that notifies, but also isn't too stiff. While typing I don't bottom out, so I can type at 80 wpm. Love the rgb, syncs great with my g403 and g633

Mouse

This mouse is a great mouse that was given to me by two friends for my birthday. Love the mouse, I keep the weight in, because it's already a light mouse, and I like medium weight mice, cable is really light, don't even notice it. I keep it at 1250 dpi.

Headphones

These headphones make my music come to life, when I bought these I yhought I would just use them for the pc, but I also use them to listen to music, and the detachable cable is very nice. Great soundstage while listening to music and outstanding surround sound in games.

Speakers

Just basic speakers, when using headphones don't make sense to use. However, makes a buzzing sound when turned on, so constantly have to unplug and replug.

Other

I love this flight controller. I mainly use this in ksp to simulate mission to mars, as I hope to go to mars one day myself. Everything is very smooth, except joystick rolls to easily, and the sunction cups don't stay down for that long.

Other

I connected this with the fans and strips and used the controller to controll all the adressable rgb in the build. By the same company so works great. I Put this over my ram heatsink, because I tried taking off the old ram heatsink, and I broke that stick of ram. Instead, I just put it on top of the heatsink, and it works fine

Other

This brought my system to life with the outstanding adressable rgb. I had low hopes due to the price, but the rgb is as good as a Corsair ll120! They are pwm, so usually quiet because at low rpm and sync well with the strips and ram heatsink. I used the included ram heatsink's controller to also control the rgb fans and strips, because they are made by the same company.

Comments Sorted by:

xplos 2 Builds 2 points 2 months ago

Unless if you are using this computer for heavy cpu intensive tasks, upgrading to the ryzen 7 3700x when it comes out would be quite overkill. I think the money would be much better spent on a better cooler, monitor or better graphics card. Good 1st build though!

NicholasSchweiker submitter 2 Builds 1 point 2 months ago

thank you you are completely right. If it becomes slow then we will probably add an aio but for now I’m focusing on peripherals. Then when I go to college I will hopefully be able to make a new pc.