Description

Hello humans, first build here!

First of all, yes, I could have gone with Ryzen but I didn't alright. Maybe in the future, I was limited because I mistakenly bought my motherboard first and didn't want to struggle with returning.

This build was very great and went better than I thought it would. I had to redo a couple things, such as CPU cooler and the AER fans and its wiring, but overall it was smooth as butter. I will definitely get an SSD but I just wanted to complete the build.

Sorry for the crappy photo quality

Thanks for stopping by and for all the useful information, glad to finally be part of the PC Master Race.

Part Reviews

CPU

No problems here, fit well, unfortunately I cant really compare it to anything since its my first build but it runs smooth.

CPU Cooler

I had to reinstall because I was reading over the instructions and it said to use smaller standoffs, tried that didn't work. Then, tried the taller standoffs and it fit well. Don't know if that was on me reading wrong but whatever. it keeps my CPU cool.

Motherboard

Great motherboard.

Memory

RGBBBBBBBBBBBBB. So glad I got this for the lower price compared to what its at now.

Video Card

Looks really nice. Overkill maybe? I was supposed to get the Zotac AMP but amazon was being annoying, since this was my last part, I went to Frys and got this. it looks great and appreciate the two fans. I price matched btw.

Case

I was iffy because of the tint but I really like it. I'm thinking of getting an LED strip to light up the inside a bit. The case was very easy to work in and the cable management is great. Only thing I don't like is the front pull off thing, since its connected to the IO or front buttons thing; it doesn't fully come off.

Monitor

was trying to get as low possible build so went for cheaper monitors. Will definitely upgrade in the future. I do really like the thin bezels, big reason why I bought it.

Custom

Fans and hue are good so far. I thought the software was bad but it was actually the way I wired it that it wasn't being recognized. the wires are a bit short but I made it fit with the extra they supply you with.

Comments

  • 24 months ago
  • 2 points

I laughed way too hard at the name! Great build, love the RGB!

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you! I'm digging the black and RGB, it looks great.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

that setup is nice fam and loving the fractal design meshify c case its great for airflow in the furture i think u should get a fractal design liquid cooler just to make it look more nice in the case but overall it's a beautiful build good job

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you! I will definitely get a liquid cooler in the future!

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Shame you didn't go with a 144hz monitor to utilize the full potential of your build, otherwise great! I think newcomers underestimate the importance of the monitor in a setup.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Yea, I feel at this point I didnt inform myself enough with monitors as much as I should have but will be on the lookout for a good monitor on black Friday.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Be very very careful to not get any where near needing 550W. This is for the 450W one but I would assume the worse and assume that the 550W one is the same.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/evga-450-b3-psu,5160-11.html

In the end, it may not matter because the 450 B3 has other, more serious problems. It looks like Super Flower made a huge mistake in its design, which poses a major safety risk. We noticed that the over-power protection triggering point is set way too high. Even under normal operating temperatures, one of the primary FETs in our store-bought sample, along with some other components, blew up. Either SF should set its OPP point much lower or use components able to handle higher amperage. We were also disturbed by the fact that, after the primary side shorted out, the PSU's fuse didn't blow. Every time we applied power, we saw sparks. Obviously, that's a fire hazard.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you for this! Will definitely keep this in mind in the future!

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

You focuses way too much on the asthetics of the build and not the actual quality of the parts could’ve gone with a 7700k and a gtx 1070 for that price

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  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Someone didn't read the description; but k.

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