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The Long Awaited Return to Desktop - Build Log

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

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! :D
 

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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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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"? :confused:
 

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

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Amazeballs card! Wow. Any chance you have spare money left which you can donate to me? :p

Just kidding, looking forward to the final build.
 

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That completion timeframe of aquiring parts should be stepped up !!! Ok i read to quick

Well a full preview build is whats on the menu yeah?
 
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That completion timeframe of aquiring parts should be stepped up !!! Ok i read to quick

Well a full preview build is whats on the menu yeah?
I'll be taking images of the build in progress, as well as a timelapse video, so you'll be able to see everything from start to finish in great detail :)
 
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