Thought id show my hand after my MB when kabooom
To be fair, I've known enough people who were not comfortable with motherboard box rigs... so it lends some credibility to someone's skill, I think you could say. Yes, there really is no reason it should impress anyone, but the fact of the matter is, you're running it open to the elements, so to speak, on a box, so to most people, that sounds really really dangerous. :P
Case: Zalman Z11 plus
CPU: I5-4670 3.40 Ghz
GPU: MSI GTX 760 TF OC
Motherboard: MSI B85-G43
Power: Coolermaster 550 GX
Cooler: Coolermaster 212 evo
Ram: 2x4 GB Corsair vengeance 12800 CL9
Mouse: Razer Taipan
Keyboard: Razer Arctosa
My God.... I hope I never have to go back to running all my games on low settings now that i've got a better GPU.
Going through Metro 2033 again @ 1080p on medium-ish settings and holy crap it looks beautiful. I can finally play games at comfortable framerates instead of hovering around 15fps!
Can't be assed to fix the cabling yet(thinking about chopping the inside up a bit to make some more room and then i can tuck it underneath the CD drive), specs are in sig.
If you must insist on using a non-sanctioned sitting apparatus, please consider the tensile strength
of the materials present in the object in question in comparison to your own mass volumetric density.
In other words, stop breaking shit with your fat ass.
This was my first build (did it in October 2013) so be nice. The actual desk itself is pretty shit as its basic Student house furniture. No point tidying my desk as I feel it would be quite obnoxious considering this is how it is in proper use. I don't have any real good pictures sadly as I added the SSD and CPU cooler incrementally as I ran out of funds.
Fractal Design Define R4 case
600w Corsair 600w PSU
EVGA 2GB Nvidia GTX 760
8gb Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz RAM
Intel i5 4670k overclocked @ 4.5 ghz.
Noctua NH-U12S CPU cooler
256gb Samsung 840 EVO SSD
500gb Western Digital Blue 7200 RPM HDD.
BenQ 24" 1920x1080 RL24HM Monitor
Samsung 21" 1920x1080 TV-LCD Monitor.
Sennheiser HD 598 headphones
Zalman clip-on Mic
Coolermaster CM Pro rapid fire red switches mechanical keyboard.
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Nice rig, that's an impressive OC on the 4670K using a U12S. Not too common!
Are the HD598's using onboard audio? If you're saving up funds, at least get something like a Xonar DX or USB DAC (AudioEngine, Fiio, Schiit, etc) to do those beautiful headphones some justice
Will look into getting the Xonar DX in January. Take it that's one of the better cards? Would you recommend using a PCI card like the Xonar or the latter option mentioned above? Sorry to turn this into a help thread just a quick curiosity. Money wouldn't really be an issue as I wouldn't mind spending a lot to get the most of out of my headphones
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How much is it on the sale? I would probably suggest there are better monitors out there when you approach its actual RRP of £165.
Last edited by Norgaard; 2013-12-09 at 08:02 AM.
For those interested in progress though it'll be on OCN: http://www.overclock.net/t/1448349/b...rsair-cube-540
Last edited by Fierae; 2013-12-10 at 10:38 AM.
Plays: Burning Legion EU - Fieran (Feral/Guardian) | Elite Dangerous (NoMercy)
Played: EVE - 37mil SP | Rift Mage | Guild Wars 2 - Mesmer | SW:TOR Sage | BF4 | Smite | LoL | Skyrim
i7 3930K - 16GB Corsair Vengeance - GTX Titan SLI - Samsung 750GB 840 EVO - Corsair 540 - Full WC - Triple 1440p Monitors
once finals are done I'll be redoing my current loop I'm going to buy a 750D.. and changing my fans for gentle typhoons(I know they're not the best, but they look cool IMO), a bitspower tube reservoir, a EK d5 pump top and some blue transparent coolant. I don't really like the way my computer looks right now so it's time for an update
heres my computer right now:
can't wait!! I won't be doing any modding/paint job like I did on this one, it's too much work and I'm not very good at it. I want to make it clean/solid. My theme will be black/grey/blue. I will be keeping the same sleeved cables that I already did
ill be keeping the same hardware since it's more than enough for what I do (i5 2500k, radeon 7950, 16gb 1600mhz ram, 64gb crucial ssd, 1tb wd black, 500gb wd blue)
Got bored with the 600T so bought a new case. Also ditched the custom loop and went with a H100i with Gentle Typhoon 1850 RPM fans.
Case is a Nanoxia Deep Silence 1. Extremely well built that is almost all steel. Top and front are plastic but is very rigid and well built.
Specs in sig.
Been 8 days since anyone has posted anything, almost 9 days! Bad.
I just brought home these new studio monitors for the price of the KRK Rokit 8 G2s on clearance. That's how much the guys in the store (I know them pretty well) like these over the KRKs. Presonus Eris E5 monitors. They have nicer more clear high-end, their bass delivers much better than the KRKs, and are incredibly louder, even at half the volume level. O_o Apparently they have an obnoxiously powerful amp put in them. The KRKs at the store were set to max level and it was shocking to see how night and day the difference between these and them was. Suffice to say, I immediately knew I wanted these ones. The KRKs are good, certainly, but these could sell for twice the price (they were originally $150 each, but the guys dropped them to the KRK clearance of $120 each, which I'd put on hold 2 weeks ago) and still be worth it, hands down. The clarity was that of, if not better than, the M-Audio 5 inchers that were $300 each. I'm extremely happy, they sound fucking AMAZING and are so loud, clear, just, ugh, it's glorious. Computer volume is at 19 and they are filling up my large basement room. Raised them on a Philosophy book and old Skyrim guide. Got the Legendary edition, the old one has finally found a use!
So moving from these babies (which for $100 were the best speakers I've ever bought...)
Go to your local pro audio store and try seeing about listening to these things. It's unbelievable. NO REGRETS.
CPU: Intel i7-4790k 4.7GHz MB: ASUS Z97 Pro Gamer
GPU: Gigabyte GTX 970 G1-Gaming 1519MHz Boost RAM: Corsair Pro 16GB 1866MHz
SSD: Samsung 850-EVO 500GB PSU: Corsair RM550 CASE: Phanteks Enthoo Pro Monitor: 1440p Dell U2515H 1080p LG 237L-BN IPS
Current build! (not updated) ||Old Build || Antivirus + Security 10 || AV-TEST 2016
Should probably update my own setup aswell. It's changed quite a bit since it's original build half a year ago.
CPU: Core i5-4670K (delidded)
CPU Cooling: Corsair H60 ('13 edition) + 2x Noctua NF-F12
Case Cooling: 4 x Noctua NF-A14 FLX
Motherboard: Asrock Z87M Extreme4
Case: Corsair 350D Window
GPU: ASUS GTX670-DC2-2GD5
Memory: 8GB DDR3 Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz CL8
Power Supply: BeQuiet Straight Power E8 580W
SSD: Crucial M4 64GB
Datadrive: Gitabit Network Fileserver (125MB/s, 15ms)
Sound: ASUS Xonar DX + AudioQuest Golden Gate RCA->3.5mm cable
Speakers: Audioengine A5+ Black + AudioEngine ADS2's
Headset: ASUS ANC Vulcan
Keyboard: Filco Majestouch 2 US MX-Brown + Red O-rings
Monitor: Dell Ultrasharp 2312HM
Mouse: Logitech G5 Laser Mouse
That card has a scary droop on it. Other than that, very pretty. :P
CPU: i7-3770k @ 4.6GHz w/ Corsiar H100i in push/pull
Mobo: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H
GPU: EVGA 780ti SC
RAM: Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 16GB (8x2)
SSD/HDD: Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB w/ WD Caviar Black 2TB