Description

Light Gaming, the usual. So I overpaid for my case, because it came with a 500w power supply. That power supply (besides being crap) only had one 6 pin PCIe connection, and the GPU needed two or an 8 pin. Fry's had the 850w TT on sale for $99 with a $20 mail in rebate. Can't beat that for a tier 2 PSU, even though it is way too big for the system I kind of like the look of the case, however it was my 7yo son who insisted we get that one. Also, I wanted to build immediately, so I was limited to parts I could get from Fry's or Best Buy, price-matching online sellers, and on a couple items even beating them. So far I like it, it's super fast and haven't run into any major issues. I already had the monitor, mouse, keyboard, storage drives, and optical drive from my last '10 build, and Athlon II x3 and GTX 460. Otherwise I probably would have chose different options for those.

Part Reviews

Case

For a cheap case this it isn't bad. There are no quick disconnects on the drive bays, so if you swap drives alot you may not like it. I don't so that's fine. It comes with 2 fans, the front has white LEDs and the rear is not lit. My fairly large XFX RX 580 card fit without issue. The plastic feels a little cheap, like it could break easily, so I'll probably want to be gentle with it. The side window could be larger.

Keyboard

Had it for a few years and sometimes the keys don't register a press, even with new batteries. May possibly be tied to how far away the USB receiver is from the keyboard, as I had more problems with the computer was on the floor under the desk than I do now with it sitting on the desk. Otherwise it's not bad.

Mouse

This is a good wireless mouse, but it may not be adequate for high end gaming.

Comments

  • 14 months ago
  • 5 points

That's a lot of GHz...

  • 14 months ago
  • 6 points

His alien technology has been disguised as a Ryzen chip, but has clear superiority to anything humans have created.

  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

nah he's just really good at overclocking

  • 14 months ago
  • 2 points

Also, I noticed that your RAM is installed in the last two slots. You'll want to put them in slots 1 and 3 to improve performance by utilizing dual channel.

  • 14 months ago
  • 4 points

He must have followed the guide by the Verge.

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  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks great for the case and you chose parts similar to the build i'd like to do next so +1 nice budget

  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

you should put that ram in dual channel

  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

Where did you download that CPU clock rate?

  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

That's one fast CPU you got there.....nice build! I'm using similar parts. +1

  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

You'll run word.exe smoothly with that processor's speed for sure

  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

I think the cpu is actually a ryzen 5 99999999999999999999999999999999k from the future

  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

What's with that clock speed?

Is this a new PCPP meme?

  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

Not sure if you chose that value for the CPU clock on purpose. Its something to do with floats in C++

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

How did you install the HDD i have the same case and mine just sis there because i couldn't get it to actually fit in the slot. Its the right size there is just a thing on the side keeping it from being level and its just tilted now.