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My first build

by Jdogmad



Date Published

Aug. 10, 2018

Date Built

July 24, 2018

CPU Clock Rate


CPU Temperature While Idle

32.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

48.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate


GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate



My Grandma bought me the parts for my birthday. I just now got it working since i forgot to hook up the restart pin.

It performs very well, I get a avg of 90 fps in War Thunder with all graphics turned on max. It stays very cool with the stock cooler. When i did use the cooler i bought it didn't fit all the way, when I did use it the temps went up to 90 degrees.

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dabosshog 1 Build 2 points 11 days ago

some darn nice work there

Jdogmad submitter 1 Build 1 point 10 days ago

Thank you

Brion_Sundae 2 points 10 days ago

Just a question, do you play games other than War Thunder? It seems a bit overkill to have an i5-8400 and a 1060 just for War Thunder

Tetsuclaw 5 Builds 2 points 9 days ago

I would suspect it can handle a game like monster hunter that just got released for PC like a champ at 1080p.

Jdogmad submitter 1 Build 1 point 8 days ago

I do a lot of stuff in Roblox Studio where there are about 10,000 parts moving so i needed a good CPU. I got the GPU because it had 6GB, it had 3 fans and it looked cool.

Brion_Sundae 2 points 7 days ago

Lmao Roblox Studio. No hate, but you could've gotten a 1060 that's cheaper if you're not intent on using it for mainly gaming. ROG Strix is pretty good as well though

Jdogmad submitter 1 Build 1 point 6 days ago


Themtwitchsweg 2 points 4 days ago

Yeah, to be honest, you would be perfectly fine with a 1060 3gb and an i-3 8100. You would be reaching 60 fps on war thunder.

Themtwitchsweg 1 point 4 days ago

But if you ever get into a more graphic intensive game you will be ready for it so I guess your gucci.

Themtwitchsweg 1 point 4 days ago

The only thing that could get you more fps now without spending too much more money is putting rgb in there.