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pXius

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Wife's rig has been on a GTX1060/4th gen for awhile now. With Ryzen where it is and cheapish ram prices, thought it's the perfect time for an upgrade.

She's watched/helped me build a few systems so she wanted to do this one on her own.

Hardware // Reasoning
Ryzen 3600 // duh
16Gb Corsair RGB RAM // Most of her peripherals are Corsair, so having everything together in iCue is a plus. Also it's Micron DRam, so should Oclock easily.
100i Plat Cooler // Joins iCue along with the ram and case fans, also RGB puke.
MSi B450 Mortar // VRM Heatsink and layout is more than sufficient even for a 2700X. Also Bios flashback for Ryzen 3000.
Hikvision 512Gb NVME SSD // They're cheap, let's try it.
Antec Cable Extentions // I like these, they share the same manufacturer as the Thermaltake ones. Aesthetics.
280X Case // Included fans play nice with Corsair iCue, easy to build in, motherboard fills the motherboard-shaped hole hole nicely, can hide cable clutter in the back.
Vega64 // So this is a fun one. I kept missing the R4000 GTX1080's on carb. Evetech had Vega64's on sale for R5k. So that's 1K more for the same performance brand new. So... yea.

Already had a CM Silent Pro Hybrid 1050W from her current rig so that account's for everything.

All went well, only things I helped with was attaching the pump to the CPU bracket and I cut some black plexi for the back and bottom of the case to hide the ugly and unused rubber grommets and holes which stand out quite a bit on a white chassis.

She used some white sticker paper to cover the orange Gigabyte stripes.
I think it came out pretty well for an afternoon's work.

I'll play with the clocks over the weekend and post some benches.

 

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That's awesome with the wife sharing your passion :)
 

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Where did you hide the Toblerone?

Well done on the build buddy I'm sure your better half appreciates owning that sexy piece of hardware
 

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Where did you hide the Toblerone?

Well done on the build buddy I'm sure your better half appreciates owning that sexy piece of hardware
Wife took possession of all things chocolate almost immediately.
 

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She did a fantastic job man, congrats!

Is she for sale? How about the PC?

:D :p
 

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She did a fantastic job man, congrats!

Is she for sale? How about the PC?

:D :p
Toooo soon lol

Great build, wish her many many smooth FPSes!

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Great built, looks tit!

FMI, where did you get that laptop stand? looks like it could double up as a car jack..
 

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Nice build! Great bang for buck at a perfect price point.

...the view out the window in the second pic makes me want to move to Boskruin...
 

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Nice build! Great bang for buck at a perfect price point.

...the view out the window in the second pic makes me want to move to Boskruin...
In Harties at the moment ;-)
 

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