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First PETG build i've ever done !

by flowones


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Date Published

June 19, 2017

Date Built

June 16, 2017

CPU Clock Rate

4.2 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

42.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

71.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.594 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

11.01 GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

23.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

38.0° C


Building this monster was as crazy as i could of imagine. Loved every minute of it but right before flipping that ON switch is when my heart stopped for a sec. Everything turned out OK after leak test and finding bad fitting(replacing) it was smooth sailing

kwik background story.

This is my 1 water cooled build ever and 3rd pc build. I love doing this and do it just as a hobby:)

i bet there are people out there that are gonna say a lot negative stuff, why i did certain things and why i used what i used but i don't care. I love this build and i figured ill share with the rest of you

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Nigh74ury 2 points 22 months ago

This is a very clean build! I recently bought the Tower Case and the exact same GPU, and was looking for compatible parts / similar builds, and I'm really glad I came across yours. Was there a reason / preference towards choosing that particular motherboard? It is a good one, but I was considering going for the MSI Z270 M7. Why did you go towards a colored tube as compared to a transparent one?

flowones submitter 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

Gigabyte mobo I choose because I'm love the brand and never had any issues with any board in the past. It is RGB one also and I had z170 gaming 7 before that and in really liked that one and that's the only reason I went with it. Color tubbing I chose because I didn't want to add any dye into the tank due to ekwb issues with dye leak okkng between the base and acrylic top. Making spiderweb thruout the block. Since I didn't want to run into those issues I picked the color tubes and color coolant vs clear coolant and dyes

mharris22 1 Build 2 points 21 months ago

Forget what anyone thinks man, this is a great looking rig. Love the RGB RAM, nice mobo, wish I had the $ for that GPU...

I had looked at this case before and now that I see your build, I think I'm sold! Price alert! Overall, this is a freaking nice looking build.

BABatron22 1 Build 1 point 22 months ago

Thats a dope *** case. How do you like that mouse? Ive been wanting one with more buttons. nice choice of motherboard as well. I know it has RGB headers on it so in case you ever think about changing the fluid, use pastel white and get some RGB stripsa

KeyLimePie2269 1 point 22 months ago

i have a g502 and its great. A bit heavy, but overall i like it and it has a great sensor. Currently thinking of getting a G900 (which is expensive for a mouse) because its a bit wider and lighter with the option to go wired or wireless.

flowones submitter 1 Build 1 point 22 months ago

Mouse is sick Since you can add weights to it and make it perfect weight. That's what makes it awesome. Rgb lights on it are great too and feel is just right . And yeah white pastel would look awesome :)

royals23 1 point 22 months ago

wow just amazing

customgtp 24 Builds 1 point 22 months ago

That really is AMAZING!!!

PCBUILD001 1 Build 1 point 22 months ago

Good job !! Amazing ! +1

Dandolf 1 Build 1 point 22 months ago

Really nice. Now I want mine with those rigid tubing as well... and the case.

bellerive 1 point 18 months ago

I hope my first PETG build looks that good!

fingerz1 6 Builds 1 point 17 months ago

Love your build, man. I've never built a water cooling system. If I could, I'd want to build this same exact PC. This is lovely

Sanjulz 1 point 9 months ago

Was 1400 really the total cost for you? Looking to build one soon(probably around black friday sales) and I have quite a build in mind but my main issue is trying to figure out the water cooling setup. Really love the way you have it and the temp gauge is awesome as well. Would love some tips

RollingSushi 1 Build 0 points 22 months ago

The case is a one of a kind, nice build!

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