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White Spot

by SpotYS

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68 Comments

Details

Date Published

June 14, 2016

Date Built

June 6, 2016

CPU Clock Rate

3.3 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

22.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

29.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.076 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

6.6 GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

29.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

59.0° C

Description

... and another build log!

Posted this computer about a week ago, however to be as my wife would like it to be we had some parts missing, including some sleeved white cables (extensions in this case) silent operation fans and some LEDs

In the end this build is deadly silent and makes cold fusion look possible in a near future! xD

My wife plays Civ V and Cities Skylines, and Skylines is quite a demanding game, can play both maxed out 1080p@60Hz not even 1 frame drop with no problems at all!

Enjoy!

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Antcoumbe 3 points 34 months ago

Nice build.+1 from me. What extensions are you using?

Antcoumbe 2 points 34 months ago

Cheers for that! Links are perfect. Definitely a good option to go with for a cleaner build. Not a bad price either. Just need to work out which ones I need now.

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 1 point 34 months ago

You're more than welcome!

In my own build I got full sleeved kit, but because is a full modular PSU and in my case I needed some "special" cables with capacitors. Got them directly from CableMod but they are also available from Scan.co.uk now. They also have really nice quality sleeved sata data cables :D

Build is here: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/b/DXD8TW

However extensions are cheaper if you don't need or have the full extension of the cables showing :D

Give me a shout if you need help! I'm addicted to PC build projects xD xD ... and the bug is spread here at home!

Antcoumbe 2 points 34 months ago

I've got an evga supernova fully modular PSU. Think I'm looking at around £100 for full kit from memory. Need a GPU and then a hue+ to finish my build before posting on here. Never built a PC before but def got the PC bug now. Thing I'm going to wipe an old notebook and install Linux on it to play alongside my new build.

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 1 point 34 months ago

There you go!

https://cablemod.com/products/?filter_series=38

E-Series from CableMod for EVGA SuperNova G2 and P2 models

Also available from Scan.co.uk in some of the colours:

https://www.scan.co.uk/search.aspx?q=cablemod+e-series

:D

Hope to see your build soon ;)

endermasterboss 2 Builds 3 points 34 months ago

Dude I love you! Someone that acually did something with the pentium CPU! Come check out my current build and you should be surprised. But +1 nice build

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 1 point 34 months ago

Tks :)

Like to make builds specific for the purpose! This one is actually above the expectations :) Skylake is much more powerfull than I could ever imagine! xD

FACUNDO 13 Builds 3 points 34 months ago

This build is awesome!!

AGAIN- LOL

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 2 points 34 months ago

Always do that! Next time... that will not be so soon :'( ...I promise I'll wait a bit more until is all completed with all the extras xD

Acostadude 1 Build 3 points 34 months ago

Would this play Battlefield 4??

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 2 points 34 months ago

Plays Cities Skylines and Civ V maxed out 1080p@60Hz :D was made for that two games only, however I've tried and plays Doom same res specs in medium

Acostadude 1 Build 3 points 34 months ago

The new Doom????

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 2 points 34 months ago

Yap! the brand new Doom (4) 1080p60Hz medium settings AA off and it runs smooth for that res and Hz :D

Acostadude 1 Build 2 points 34 months ago

even on a dual core, I think I'll build something very similar to this, I just can't decide between this CPU or the i3 6100

TeraBuilds 2 points 30 months ago

i3 6100 is better :)

jnanof 32 Builds 3 points 34 months ago

+1 great budget build! Though that CPU will never get over 40C running full tilt on the stock fan.

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 1 point 34 months ago

Tks :) never tried the stock cooler to be honest... but with the H55 is like cold fusion xD

EdInk 11 Builds 2 points 34 months ago

Hmm,I need to recheck my wiring, I couldn't get the power led to come on. +1

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 1 point 34 months ago

xD the cables look a bit of a mess on the pic... need to take another one as they are actually all stack together but arranged xD

EdInk 11 Builds 2 points 34 months ago

Found it.. I have a set of pins one labelled PLED and other PWR LED.. had it in PLED :D

Nexus75 2 points 34 months ago

How's that motherboard?

Very nice looking build! +1

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 2 points 34 months ago

Tks :)

MSI H110M Eco

https://eu.msi.com/Motherboard/H110M-ECO.html#hero-overview

Really nice, and more than enough for what is running, if you have even an i5 or i7 nonK with up to 2 Sata SSD/HDD and a dedicated PCIe sound card will run everything with no bottleneck at all

Nexus75 2 points 34 months ago

Oh I meant how do you like it? any bad or good?

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 2 points 34 months ago

I'm a bit suspicious to speak about MSI (and Corsair) xD

Huge fan of both, for the motherboard... all the construction and lanes look superb in terms or design and architecture, the mobo itself looks really nice and clean, performance and chipset have loads of possibilities and in the end MSI is on the marked for maannnnnyyyyyyyy years with specialized products and they always prove to be reliable and quality above average ;)

The mobo also have a low carbon foorprint... no LEDS or fancy stuff (that I just added later xD) but anyway have one of the best power management systems I've ever seen! They also have an ECO Series with H170 chipset if you need more PCIe lanes like for more sata drives etc... but the H110 is more than enough in most of the cases for a single GPU setup, one dedicated high end sound PCIe sound card and up to two sata sdd/hdd drives will handle everything just perfect :)

Nexus75 2 points 34 months ago

Thanks on the info! It seems good for its price.

I have the MSI z170A-G43 plus motherboard in my build, and I love it. It looks really good, all black and it have all the features i needed for only like 115€. It has been working perfectly so far. Im not a huge fan of msi "gaming" series tho, but i really like the pro series.

oh btw I have the same ram as you, but the 2400Mhz version.

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 2 points 34 months ago

I'm using the Z97M on mine, but to be honest... I prefer 100000000 times more a discreet look like this one I made for my wife :)

This is my build: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/b/DXD8TW

Nexus75 2 points 34 months ago

Ok nice :) planning on a budget build.

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 1 point 34 months ago

Definitely you'll have loads of room for a really good build with an under £50 mobo like this one :D I would say my best choice in the market for the price range at the moment (taking aside the fact that I'm an MSI fan xD).... oo wait... only Corsair have fan(s) xD xD

... no... unfortunately I don't make any profit from advertising this two brands xD

Nexus75 2 points 34 months ago

haha xD yeah! you could ask msi and corsair for some free stuff for advertising xD

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 2 points 34 months ago

need to try one of these days!... I wish! xD

ATXON 2 points 34 months ago

Sweet build! Absolute overkill on the CPU cooler though.

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 1 point 34 months ago

Actually got the new Corsair H45 but had the intel bracket missing :( contacted the supplier and they said corsair will send one... because it uses the stock AMD mount and I have and AMD at home with the H55 just swapped them :D

Anyway... the price of the H45 (new Corsair entry level) is better than any other air solution in the market in price/performance and in this case I'm quite limited in choices because of the space

gugu96 19 Builds 2 points 34 months ago

I like how all the cables disappeared

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 1 point 34 months ago

All "shoved" in the back xD

austinp 2 points 34 months ago

I find it strangely satisfying that your Logitech speakers color match your PC.

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 1 point 34 months ago

It has an "happy coincidence"

leon_yeob 1 Build 2 points 34 months ago

I like the very consistent theme-ing. Does the side window scratch easily ? Thinking of building one of them carbides...

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 1 point 34 months ago

I have two AIR240's at home a black and a white, until now not even a scratch but I'm a bit picky with them as well xD

Lukehans 2 points 29 months ago

Im confused on why you are cooling a Pentium processor, with AIO liquid cooler. I thinking it was for the very little amount of sound it would create

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 2 points 29 months ago

Hi Lukehans,

You're right with the sound levels as this computer is crazy silent but also the comparison between the promotion price I got the Corsair H55 ($25 brand new in sealed box) couldn't find any AIR cooler cheaper with identical performance to fit the AIR 240.

Thanks!

Lukehans 2 points 29 months ago

Ah makes, sense very beautiful in the end. Good work man!!

lolwat1 2 points 28 months ago

not sure why you would use a pentium with a gtx 950, but cool build!

Exoshocker 1 point 28 months ago

I would say they match up fairly well. The 950 is a pretty low power low spec GPU and the G4400 is a low power low spec CPU. Your question would make more sense if you said; "not sure why you would use a GTX 950 with a pentium, but cool build" as the pentium is much more powerful than that GPU.

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 1 point 27 months ago

It blasts all my wife's games :)

She plays Cities Skylines and Civilization VI... all maxed out 1080p with 60Hz monitor and this build was in a budget... an i3 6100 would be the double of the price and the difference is to have multi thread... that games simply don't use :)

Tks!

Exoshocker 2 points 28 months ago

Really nice looking. Didn't know a 950 could look so sexy.

gardiancouncil 2 points 13 months ago

Nice Build, Awesome color collaboration and great cable management ( LOL in the back XD )

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 2 points 13 months ago

xD ;) Thanks!

KianB 2 points 3 months ago

Hey! you got this idea from this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKVtEEltGXo I am about to build this pc aswell!!!

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 1 point 2 months ago

Hi There,

This one I've done the project and build myself for my wife. Only demands I had was to be able to run Civ V and it does really well :)

FrostedFin 1 Build 1 point 32 months ago

um idk but for my system i have a g4400 too and it doesnt get got even when i run a stress test the max temp is 90F even with the stock fan so im just guessing u got the water cooler for asthetics or overclock

cloutstryf 1 point 17 months ago

are thoee the stock fans?

SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 1 point 17 months ago

Hi there, sorry for the delay on the reply, these are not the stock fans, replaced the stock with Corsair AF120 Quiet Edition

cloutstryf 2 points 17 months ago

that's alright, but thanks for the heads up :)

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SpotYS submitter 9 Builds 1 point 34 months ago

Tks

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