Description

Project Rally Lightning is a rally car themed budget build. All prices shown include tax and shipping.

Ryzen 5 2600 - Purchased this as a reduced price open box at MicroCenter using their credit card that gives 5% off. Unmatched price to performance. A six core twelve thread processor for $92 is just insane...good time to be a builder.

AsRock B450M Pro4 - Purchased at Microcenter with a $30 discount bundled with the Ryzen 2600 using the MicroCenter credit card for an additional 5% off. Solid B450 board with most modern features (4 RAM slots, 3-pin and 4-pin RGB headers. The power delivery is okay, I would not recommend this board if you're a serious overclocker and have a Ryzen 7.

Adata XPG Gammix D10 16gb - I buy this all of the time off of Rakuten. They often come with 15% off with code ADA15. 3000mhz is probably the minimum I would recommend for Ryzen. For less than $50 (I had some left over Rakuten points to get the price down) these sticks look good and can be overclocked to 3200 at CL16 relatively easily. Haven't had any issues with them so far.

PowerColor Radeon RX 590 8gb - Purchased as an open box from Microcenter for a little over $140. Great 1080p / 1440p budget card. A lot of pixels pushed for $140...

darkFlash DLM 22 - First time using this case and I'm impressed. Purchased from Newegg. It's definitely a budget case, the metal is thin and doesn't come with fans. Not much good looking options for around $50 delivered out there. This one I think looks great.

darkFlash Aurora 120mm RGB fans - I've used these in the past. Good looking RGB fans that come with a remote control or they can be connected to the motherboard. I personally like the using the controller as it has more options than the motherboard manufacturer's RGB software.

Corsair CX 450W - Cheapest power supply I could find at the time that has black cables...I refuse to buy ketchup and mustard. Purchased off of Newegg with rebate.

Silverstone sleeved cable extensions. Bought these awhile back for my old Stormtrooper build. This build was too clean not use some nice white cables, so I re-purposed them.

Comments

  • 3 months ago
  • 17 points

Best example of "who needs to spend thousands of dollars on a pc?"

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  • 2 months ago
  • 3 points

Kek

  • 2 months ago
  • 3 points

Most of us would be the "pot calling the kettle black" here, Zippy.

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  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

That's awesome! Touche'

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  • 3 months ago
  • 8 points

Man, this might be my favorite build on here yet. Reminds me of those Dixie Cups from the 90s, in all the right ways. Great job. Does the paint on the CPU cooler cause it to run any different? I would imagine that it might affect mechanical tolerances.

  • 3 months ago
  • 5 points

Nah. It's just a light coat on the fans and shroud. I took care not to paint near the bearing enclosure. In testing it was the same as all the other wraith stealth coolers.

  • 3 months ago
  • 2 points

Sweet, that's awesome man. You may have inspired me to paint pieces of my build!

  • 3 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice!

  • 3 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice

  • 3 months ago
  • 2 points

love the custom work

  • 3 months ago
  • 2 points

this is insane!

  • 3 months ago
  • 2 points

Great Custom work!

  • 3 months ago
  • 2 points

looks sick

  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

Wow this build is so damn clean be proud!! But how'd you create the I'm assuming acrylic plates and how're they secured on the on GPU and case....?

  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

Yep acrylic sheets. I use double sided 3m tape. It does a very good job of holding. I've also used gorilla glue in the past, but the 3m tape does the trick...and it allows you to easily remove the plate if you want to sell the part.

  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

You're a living legend thanks!

  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

I always am impressed by your builds. They are very simple, relatively cheap compared to the other featured ones.

Thank you for the inspiration ! Keep up the great work !

  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

PCPP needs more white/cyan builds like this. And finally, a non custom loop build.

And this just goes to show that you don't need to spend an obscene amount of money to build a good looking feature-worthy PC

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

How does it perform in games like Fortnite or CS:GO with a 60hz monitor?

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

Fortnite 1080 Epic settings - 90fps CS:GO 1080p High settings - 450fps

Of course with a 60hz monitor you're getting 60fps.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

can u sell this

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Absolutely

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

how much USD?

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks great, well done

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

This is easily a project of passion, but also very marketable and sellable. Fantastic work. This looks and performs like a machine twice its price.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Building custom gaming PC's is my new hobby and passion. It started with building my own rig, then my two son's rigs, then a gift for a neighbor and spiraled from there. I'm not looking to make a ton of money on these builds, just enough to buy the parts for the next one.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Awesome job man!

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

i would totally pay for a custom case like the nzxt one in the back. id buy one if you sell em . but this ones super cool.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

It is cool

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm honestly impressed by your ability to score deals. Plus it looks really nice.

  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

Living near a Microcenter really helps. To get a B450 board for under $50 is such a good deal.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Is that a Ford lighting sticker?

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

It does kinda look like the Ford lightning sticker now that you said it.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Your power supply isn’t modular, so how are you using custom braided cables?

  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

They are sleeved cable extensions.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Micro center PepeHands. I live in the wrong part of the country.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Do you recommend any monitors for rx 580 and ryzen 5 2600

  • 2 months ago
  • 3 points

I would recommend a 1080p 144hz Freesync compatible monitor. This one from AOC would be good one: AOC C24G1 24" Curved Frameless Gaming Monitor, FHD 1080p, 1500R VA Panel, 1ms 144Hz, FreeSync, Height Adjustable, VESA, 3-Year Zero Dead Pixels It's on Amazon right now for $145

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  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

nice build man! i love budget builds

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

$4 over!

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Actually...$4.06, but whose paying attention?

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

It is really cool

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

This is beautiful.

Thumbs up and congrats on the featured spot!

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

How on earth is a 1tb hdd $21??

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Open box on Ebay

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

How many frames do you think you can get while playing league of legends at max settings?

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

I would guess around 200fps. This video shows it at about 185fps on an RX 580. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flqIaZR93jQ

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

how to make a bomb for $500

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks great. Definitely would've gone with the P300 or P350X case over that one though. Better quality similar price.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

That is amazing how you got so lucky with the discounts and bundles

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Would you mind testing this build on userbenchmark and posting the results? Thanks!!

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

When I priced everything out, it came out to be $786 dollars. And also, can this support Fortnite, Pubg, and streaming.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Gotta catch those deals. See my description about where parts were purchased. We're coming up on Black Friday you should be able get pretty close to my price if you're shopping smart. You will absolutely be able to play and stream High settings at 1080p. Pubg isn't the most optimized game, so you may have to adjust some graphical settings a bit to get to a good framerate.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Okay. Thank you and good point. But do you have any recommendations for good software to have it be able to run pubg at a good pace or decently? And I assume I can stream other games like fortnite and madden right?

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

No software recommendations. I would make sure that nothing is running in the background. https://www.howtogeek.com/241752/how-to-stop-windows-10-apps-from-running-in-the-background/

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Okay, thank you. I'm just really wanting to stream pubg, possibly fortnite, tabs, and probably Mordhau with the hope that it can run them.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

I've never seen a better-looking PC for the price. Well done!

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Can you link the sleeved cables? I really like them.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

BEAUTIFUL! thanks for sharing!

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  • 3 months ago
  • 2 points

Yeah. The lightning piece was placed because without top fans it looked too empty. Mostly to fill space.

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