Description

Excellent running gaming PC, will need no upgrades for atleast four or more years to come. M.2 for booting off windows and SSD for saving games on, runs any game at highest resolution, ranging anywhere from 60-110 FPS on ULTRA on games like ARMA, GTA that are CPU and GPU intensive, overclocking doesn't seem to cause to much of a heating issues EXCEPT for the M.2 (because I did not utilize the mini fan that came with it yet) since it's right above the graphics card. other than that I recommend this build for anyone that isn't looking for to much RGB and prefers performance over looks. some minor things that I personally did not like is that the motherboards WIFI isn't internal, but comes separate with antenna on a stand that would rest on-top of the case. Also the motherboards shrouds covers up the top vents to where the CPU cooler cannot be mounted above the MOBO, only onto the front vents. however, 2 normal 120mm fans can fit above the MOBO for extra air output/intake.

Part Reviews

CPU

Very good CPU, no heating issues and performs well beyond what was expected even for overclocking

CPU Cooler

gets the job done and the fans can be controlled with the motherboards external program for fan controlling.

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Comments

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

The Motherboard is a really bad choice, it only has a 4 Phase VRM (Asus claiming 8 but that is a lie and well known amongst all reviewers). Also, the PSU is a total overkill and way too expensive, you should have went for max. 650W and used the 200-250$ saved there for a way better CPU. This build is not a good example of paired components.

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

I mean... who cares when someone that doesn't know PC stuff they'll rave at how good it is. Now if your talking about the PSU i agree. Why spend so much when you can get it cheaper?

  • 4 months ago
  • 3 points

I got the PSU at 50% off, so I thought why not get 1000w instead of 700W when they are the same price GOLD edition? on-top of that it has dial-back which will cause no issues and only put out what all the components need. In addition to that, this is an overclock build, the CPU,GPU and RAM can be overclocked which requires more wattage? I've had several people from Microsoft state that this indeed is an elite build, and no issues should arise. I've stress tested multiple times and it can run any game on ULTRA, even unoptimized games, without any problems averaging above 60 FPS. what prices you are seeing now are not even what i bought them for, this build is around 1600+ at the moment, but i bought everything for around 1400 due to black friday and holiday sales. And yes like I stated, there is no reason to upgrade any of these parts for years to come, RTX in general isn't even utilized in the current gaming industry hardly and really is an overkill for a GPU in this day and age, however I snagged it for the same price as an GTX 1070. Also what are you meaning by THERMAL THROTTLING? you do know that only occurs when the CPU reach high temperatures, which cannot, and did not occur even when I overclocked my CPU, due to it having a LIQUID CPU COOLER. Kenpachi you should do more research on how components work, and quit trashing peoples builds.

  • 4 months ago
  • -1 points

I obviously did more research then you, you would not have chosen that Motherboard if you did. The VRM is widely criticized by a lot of reputable reviewers and stressing it with overclocking may lead to a way shorter lifespan then comparable Motherboards with a better VRM (thus not futureproof). Temperature problems with the VRM leads to thermal throtteling of the CPU performance (due to unstable or capped power delivery) or even straight out crashes the whole system. I doubt again that you researched into the main problem (the VRM, not the CPU temperatures and thus the longlevity of the system stability) here and just went berserk to defend your opinion without fully understanding what has been critizied here.

  • 4 months ago
  • 2 points

Ight I don't think you're understanding here, i'm the one with this PC build, who researched and made sure every part was compatible and even finalized with people i've known who build computers, work for Microsoft and even use these same parts for years with no performance or heating issues. Then there is you, whose comment history is trash talking 90% of the time, to where a PCPP ADMIN stepped in and deleted your comments, due to it sounding ignorant af and rambling on about technical crap that rarely can even occur. I'm not even trying to flex either and state my build is "EXCELLENT" or "ELITE" and beats any other rig, there are plenty of things I don't like about it BUT it gets the job done, and looks decent in doing so. how about we talk about your god tier "streamer build" that has an outrageously overpriced CPU that performs nearly identical to the I7K 9700K, but is over a $150 more, offering small performance boosts that aren't noticeable merely at all to equate to the price it's sold at currently, and that most games can barely even utilize to the fullest extent, just like the GPU RTX series. for example, quoted from google "The Core i9-9900K is an 8-core processor with Hyper-threading enabled for 16 logical threads. ... The Core i7-9700K packs the same eight cores but can only process 8 simultaneous threads. It comes clocked at the same 3.6 GHz base frequency while the all-core and single-core clock speeds decreased by a marginal 100 MHz." in translation, that really means it ain't worth it when you could save the money for something else, like a DECENT LIQUID COOLER, something that your "streamer build" doesn't have. you merely put a AIR COOLER on an INTEL overclockable CPU, which is a HUGE no in the PC gaming industry, idgaf what LinusTech stated was better, I've witnessed first hand seeing a intel CPU smoke itself when overclocked on a air cooler vs a liquid CPU cooler, there's a reason liquid cooling exists my friend and even people doing videos on LIQUID NITROGINE cooling them, when maxing out to 5 GHZ, and you utilizing and relying on air to cool a i9 9700k when overclocked is like trying to use a huge fan instead of water to put out a house fire. you really need to "do more research" or whatever the hell you got going on in your prebuild and quit relying off of youtubers before you cost yourself 500-1000 on a new CPU/MOBO for frying it.

  • 3 months ago
  • 2 points

Man, reading this was a blast ngl

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

Its not only about "rave about how good it is". Having a bad VRM means that they get stressed more and produce more heat. Both can reduce the lifespan and in some cases hurt the performance of the system due to thermal throtteling. Also, this build is described as "elite", "excellent" and "no upgrades for atleast four or more years to come" - which is definitely misleading, especially to people that don't know this stuff very well and trust such claims.

  • 4 months ago
  • 2 points

ahhh yes, but let him live with his build. He definitely didn't try to mess up and will learn from their mistakes for the future. Edit: And he should get that checked

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