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    Cool The Long Awaited Return to Desktop - Build Log

    At long last, I have the opportunity to return to the PC Master Race of desktop builds

    This won't be an instantaneous/all-in-one go sort of thing. I'll be purchasing components as I can, and will update the thread once something new arrives. Then, once I have everything in my possession, the main build will commence! Don't you worry, there will be plenty of images and eye-candy to come

    Specifications:

    • CPU: Intel Core i7 6700
    • CPU Cooler: Corsair H115i
    • Motherboard: MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon
    • RAM: 4x4GB Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 2400Mhz
    • GPU: Undecided... (Somewhere between a 980/Titan X/980 Ti and a 1070/1080. Not adverse to Vega...)
    • PSU: Corsair RM850x or RM1000x
    • SSD: Samsung 850 Pro 256GB
    • HDD: WD Black 2TB or 3TB
    • Chassis: Cooler Master Cosmos SE


    Peripherals/Extras:

    • 4x Corsair SP140 Blue LED fans (Aiming for a push-pull configuration on the 280mm radiator)
    • 4x Corsair AF120 Blue LED fans (All about dat airflow yo)
    • Corsair K55 RGB keyboard (This may be subject to change)
    • Samsung S27D590C Curved monitor (This is the ideal monitor, but I may use an older 24" for now)


    Stay tuned for more!

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    Re: The Long Awaited Return to Desktop - Build Log

    The first part to arrive, was the Cooler Master Cosmos SE, and boy is she a beauty!





    I'm hoping that the board and CPU arrive by the end of the week. Will update this thread once they do

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    Re: The Long Awaited Return to Desktop - Build Log

    Quote Originally Posted by moonsquad View Post
    The first part to arrive, was the Cooler Master Cosmos SE, and boy is she a beauty!





    I'm hoping that the board and CPU arrive by the end of the week. Will update this thread once they do
    Subbed!

    Just a question on the side, am I misreading things or does your display really output 4K resolutions @ 15"?

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    Re: The Long Awaited Return to Desktop - Build Log

    Quote Originally Posted by Cedz700 View Post
    Subbed!

    Just a question on the side, am I misreading things or does your display really output 4K resolutions @ 15"?
    It's a laptop

    https://www.msi.com/Laptop/ge62-2qe-...-specification

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    Re: The Long Awaited Return to Desktop - Build Log

    Quote Originally Posted by Cedz700 View Post
    Just a question on the side, am I misreading things or does your display really output 4K resolutions @ 15"?
    The laptop has an up-scaled 4K panel

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    Re: The Long Awaited Return to Desktop - Build Log

    Quote Originally Posted by moonsquad View Post
    The laptop has an up-scaled 4K panel
    Ahhh, sorry, I misunderstood. Hehe that is why I ask. Thank you anyways. And thanks @Nagapie

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    Re: The Long Awaited Return to Desktop - Build Log

    The CPU and motherboard arrived earlier this afternoon. Thanks to @sjbs for these items






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    Re: The Long Awaited Return to Desktop - Build Log

    Continuation of motherboard and CPU pictures:








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    Re: The Long Awaited Return to Desktop - Build Log

    Received the SSD just the other day. Thanks to @andrem for the Samsung 950 Pro 256GB M.2 SSD




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    Re: The Long Awaited Return to Desktop - Build Log

    I purchased the H115i, 4x4GB Dominator Platinum DDR4 2400Mhz and RM850x earlier today. They should arrive by the end of the week

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