I always wanted the DanCase A4, but thought it was a bit too expensive. A friend of mine then showed me the Kolink Rocket case which is really similar, and only 2,4l bigger!
One powerful boi.
One upvoted boi.
All that Rgb and Power stuffed into a little box...Amazing! +1
Where did you get that case? Last time I checked it was around the same price of the A4.
Killer build though! I may take some inspiration from this build in the near future
I bought it from Caseking.de, it was €170 i think
how u fit all that storage tho into that case??
there is a basement that fits to 2,5" drives, ands then a m.2 NVME SSD on the back of the motherboard
How are temps on this thing?
haven't gotten over 80c on the CPU and not over 70c on the GPU in BF1 on ultra settings.
I like these cases but won't you have more dust without dust filters?
Well, yes. I can always add some
Nice build! I love tiny cases and the rgb is amazing
I have the same case but have trouble with the following things:
-Cant turn on top fan, PCI-e riser cable gets in the way
-Cant fit most video cards, they interfere with the side panel (38mm max is what fits). Have to allign 8 pin power cable to hit the side so the video cards fans dont hit the side panel
-MSI Gaming GTX 970 has bad temps with panel on. 80C + and starts downclocking over time in games unless i raise fan speeds to untolerable levels (supposed to be one of the best air coolers on maxwell cards)
-2,5 bays are incredibly hard to manage and cable
Ill try to make some adjustments about top fan clearance, having literally zero exhaust right now, would probably help a lot.
pretty much everything else is manageble
CPU temps are great (i5 8400 + Noctua NHl9i)
sounds weird that you can't turn on the top fan, my PCI-e riser doesn't hit the fan. And the graphics card i got in the is the Gigabyte G1 1070 which is 41mm thick.
Ill have a few questions then:
What about your gpu temps and fan settings? Do you run the stock fan curve or did you have to adjust it? What did you do the avoid your card sagging towards the wall and to avoid the fans hitting it? Did you tighten the power cables to make it straight and stop the card leaning that way?
What i did was getting a 80mm fan grill to the top and will rebuild with it. Also planning to get a 1070 or 1060, maye rx 570-580 but worried about heat output, so will probably stick with nvidia for now. Dont understand why my 970 is throttling with a cooler like the MSI twin frozr...
My fan settings are stock and temps on the GPU and CPU are 75-80c running 100%. Only tested it in PUBG on 1440p ultra settings. But i haven't got a grill for the top fan or tightened the cables in any way what so ever. Just assembled like i always would with a PC.
I got a fan grill, can now actually turn on my top fan but doesnt help much. CPU temps are great but GPU is still horrible. Usually fans only turn on around 60C. Well, even staring at desktop at 0/0 cpu/gpu usage they hit 60... So i tried completely disabling fans on gpu while idle to see how high it climbs. Now just to test, with an RX570 armor without fans on idle gpu temps hit 75C. Thats insane... If i remove side panel it idles around 60C without fans. So overall still absolutely imbalanced between cpu and gpu, despite the grapich card having its separate chamber. In gaming gpu is around 75-80 like yours, at around 30-40% fan speed (which is acceptable). Considering replacing the case for a regular itx mini tower or getting a premium card that fits with some adjustments (gaming x 1060/1070 most likely). Still, for some reason my Noctua NHl9i keeps the cpu so well regulated while also being really quiet, high praise to Noctua.
One sidenote tho, you can get the 2070 for roughly what the 1070 is listed as on this build, so i guess that could be an idea.
well, the 2070 wasn't out last year.
yep, fair enough xD
Nice! one suggestion is to perhaps add more the the description.
This is a very solid build for your price range, especially given it includes the monitor and other accessories outside of just the PC itself. Well done!
Seeing the video card in the case helps put the size into perspective vs. the A4. Does the Kolink have more forgiving CPU cooler clearance too? Nice work with the photo box too!
Looks perfect! I love this case
Great build. Are you able to fit this case in a backpack?
This is super nice! THe rgb looks great through the side panel
That's so good! All that stuffed into a case that small... wow! Impressive!
Nice build, good looking and interesting case. Your temps are a little high for non stress testing but you haven't much room to manoeuvre in such a small case.
Nice! I see we have some similar hardware but I like your case too.
Any issues with getting the RAM to run at the 3000mhz speed?
What camera did you use for those AMAZING pictures!!!!!!!?????? Please tell me!!!!!!
I think it was either the Canon M50 or Canon 77D with a kit lens. I've now upgraded to a Sony a6400 :)
Did you have to do anything to make this CPU work with this motherboard? The compatibility checker is telling me "Warning!Some AMD B450 chipset motherboards may need a BIOS update prior to using Zen 2 CPUs. Upgrading the BIOS may require a different CPU that is supported by older BIOS revisions."
I've just always been an Intel guy and I'm not sure on AMD terminology.
It’s not zen 2 this isn’t a 3rd gen R