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It was a blast building. However, I had 2 dents in my case so I had to it to send it in and get a replacement. For some reason I thought Newegg could just send me a new side panel and we could call it a day but that was a little too optimistic.

I was so excited to see all of my parts in one place. After I got off work, I spent 4 hours trying to get it right. Really, it should have only taken 45 min at most, but I totaly forgot to put on the IO shield, used the wrong screws for the job, and had to wait for my AMD chip to post (which took at least 20 mins it seems). Not only that but I also had a mix up with my Windows 10 boot flash drive so I ended up having to get a new one and download a bootable version of Windows. But, in the end it all worked out. And, it runs good.

The second time I put it together (after I recieved an undented case from Newegg) it took me around 45 mins. It was pretty easy and I had lots of fun with it. This time I actually tried to make those cables look better.

And, for anyone curious, yes I know the GTX 1050 isn't a great value, and it definatly throws off my build, but I plan to upgrade when Nividia comes out with something fresh for me. Or, AMD if they have something good to offer.

I will give an update to leave with my 1600 overclocks to and also my RAM speeds turns out to be (Probably around 2900 with this board).

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  • 26 months ago
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Ahhh.... memories of my first build. Great job!

  • 26 months ago
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Thanks :)

  • 26 months ago
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Don't build over carpet next time. In the pic the side panel is open over carpet which is a big no-no because the static will fry everything. Careful, the components come in static bags for a reason.

  • 26 months ago
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I built it on that table. I know about the static shorting out and all that. But, thanks.

  • 26 months ago
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Wonderful looking build. Just started my first one this morning and still working on it. Wiring is my bane right now.

  • 24 months ago
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Are you able to change the rgb RAM color through the motherboard software? Thanks.

  • 24 months ago
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I have not attempted that yet, but if I get the chance I will let you know what I come across.

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  • 26 months ago
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Yes it will. Have you ever had a ryzen? I was able to keep 1700 stable with stock cooler at 3.9 ghz with 1.35 volts. 40c idle and 80 at load. Ryzen stock coolers are surprisingly good

  • 26 months ago
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Yeah that thing is quiet. It works good for me.

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  • 26 months ago
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Regardless, the stock cooler is still excellent

  • 26 months ago
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I just like that rgb lol

  • 26 months ago
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You have never had a Ryzen, my 1500x is idling at 40 at 3.7 Ghz

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  • 26 months ago
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Yes. I haven't gotten to through to much at it but you can't push a Ryzen beyond 4.0 without some watercooling. If your going to the extent to water cool, at that point just get an i7, you can push that thing up to 5.o or even more

  • 26 months ago
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Yeah Ryzen isn't great at overclocking. That is why I am just staying stock. Maybe next gen will get better.

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  • 26 months ago
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Yeah I agree. Lol but since I am just using my TV to game on, I will just upgrade my graphics card when I want to get into 1440 or 4K gaming. Right now I am stuck with 1080p

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