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Inwin 901 Mini ITX Dreamhack Build

by maclamby



Date Published

May 30, 2017

Date Built

April 20, 2017

CPU Clock Rate

4.2 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

44.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

95.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.708 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

11 GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

36.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

83.0° C


Inwin sent us their 901 Mini-ITX case and Classic Series 750W PSU just in time for Dreamhack. You can watch the live stream archive to see how it came together and the Cable Management Time Lapse to see how we cleaned things up after the build.

A big thanks to Inwin for providing the case and power supply!

A couple of additional notes: During the live stream a pin for the cable extension was actually loose, after the stream, we were able to simply push the pin back into place. Also after the build, EVGA released an optional 11GHz BIOS Update for our GPU, which we flashed onto our card for the benchmarks.

And now, onto some benchmarks:

Benchmark 3DMark Score Graphics Test 1 Graphics Test 2 Physics Test Combined Test
FireStrike v1.1 17,584 106.98 FPS 88.60 FPS 42.99 FPS 38.29 FPS
FireStrike Ultra v1.1 5254 28.96 FPS 18.79 FPS 43.0 FPS 12.86 FPS
Benchmark 3DMark Score Graphics Score CPU Score Graphics Test 1 Graphics Test 2 CPU Test
Time Spy 1.1 6591 4588 45.94 FPS 41.44 FPS FPS 15.42 FPS
Benchmark Score Min FPS Avg FPS Max FPS GPU Utilization GPU Min Temp GPU Max Temp Notes
Superposition 1080p Extreme 4,299 26.69 32.15 37.36 100% 58C 80C
Superposition 4K 6,894 40.06 51.57 66.86 100% 60C 82C
Game Settings Resolution Average FPS
Battlefield 1 High 2560x1440 95 FPS
Battlefield 1 Ultra 2560x1440 88 FPS
Ghost Recon: Wildlands High 2560x1440 82.21 FPS
Ghost Recon: Wildlands Very High 2560x1440 71.42 FPS
Ghost Recon: Wildlands Ultra 2560x1440 49.02 FPS

Comments Sorted by:

Zoid13erg 2 points 23 months ago

holy crap 95c is kinda hot! id have to opt for a better cooler or an AIO

I_Need_Big_Drink 2 Builds 1 point 23 months ago

Really tasteful look.

MannyPCs 1 point 23 months ago

This is one pretty build.


How's the SSD, is it comparable to the 960 evo?

crookz_n_castlez 6 Builds 1 point 23 months ago

Dying for the day that pcpartpicker staff build a custom watercooled pc!

SHADOW54312 1 Build 1 point 23 months ago

I'm definitely going to take some inspiration from this. You got my kind of taste.

LeoLavi 1 point 17 months ago

@maclamby Quick question hopefully you can remember, but the CRYORIG C1 in that orientation on the z270-I (can't tell from pictures) does it support taller ram than the LPX?

maclamby staff submitter 7 Builds 1 point 17 months ago

I believe it would, but it would depend on how thick the heat spreaders are - if they are too thick you might bump up against the heatpipes.

LeoLavi 1 point 17 months ago

Wow! Thanks for letting me know, in the end I got some really well priced LPX for now and once I receive the parts I'll get a better idea if dominator plats will fit (since they are pretty thick).

Thanks for the great work, this build helped me sort out a lot of unanswered compatibility questions with the C1 orientation and the asus board.

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