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well its been a long year but i got here i was working at a landfill in the e waist and i would take computers home and fix them and sell them one day some one drop off a i7 2600 computer wit a z68 mobo and 8 gb of ram i took it home and got it working a few weeks later someone had thrown out a box of gpus the other guy at work new i knew they were money so he kept them i was pissed he gave me 2 tho i got home and seen they were 6gb gtx 1060s i was so happy i put one in my computer and overclocked it and ran that set up for a bit i bought a 120gb a400 Kingston ssd for it all was well then got a corsair spec 05 case didn't like it then i bought a rx580 8gb gaming x and sold my 1060 for the same price i got the 5 80 for i also sold the other 1060 for 120$ cad someone had thrown out another system out that i took home it was a i5 4590 so i swapped that into my pc and traded my i7 and mobo to a friend for a cooler master box pro 5 rgb all was good i got another 8gb stick of ram for 25$ then i was talking to a friend one day and he showed me a good deal on a ryzen 7 2700 and i msged the guy and traded him a pc i had got from work for it and the guy threw in a ryzen 1700 as well then i traded the ryzen 7 1700 fir a asrock b450m hdv-r 4.0 and 8gb of ram all was well i then ordered a 1070 ti but my payment wouldn't go threw on pay pal so i canceled the order seller then shipped card anyway then told me to just keep it so i got a free 1070 ti duke its great and i just got my tax return and bought a msi gaming plus max mobo and a 16gbkit of ddr4 rgb 3600mhz speed and im only into the pc for about 400$out of my pocket and i love it sorry for the long story

Part Reviews

CPU

great bang for buck overclocks very well

CPU Cooler

keeps temps great got my cpu at 4.1 all core

Motherboard

great motherboard i love msi probably the best brand of motherboard out there this board has tons of stuff i love it great for overclocking

Memory

looks great runs at speed no problom

Storage

good budget ssd defiantly not the fastest ill leave it at that

Storage

is holding up great for a dinosaur

Case

great looking case fans suck and it has bad ait flow and psu shroud is only a half length

Power Supply

holding up good for now

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Comments

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

This is one of the best midrangers Ive seen. I assume you were able to get that MSI DUKE off of ebay?

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

yes i got the msi duke off ebay

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Only thing I would change is the power supply I had one of those units take out 2 GPU'S in a 6 month period

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

ive had this psu for almost a year

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Wow hey I guess that means you got a good one mine failed and killed two graphics cards in the span of 6 months a RX 570 4gb and a r9 380x 4gb

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

How is your RAM kit performing? Planning to buy these, not sure if the XMP works well or if you've overclocked manually? Stable?

Love the build man!

Thanks in advance!

  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

the ram is awesome xmp works great