Description

I originally had an NZXT Phantom case, and a Hyper 212 EVO Cpu cooler. I went through a variety of upgrades since then, for a while I had the Cooler Master V8 GTS MASSIVE cpu cooler, which I recently swapped out for the NZXT Kraken x61. I also originally had Corsair Vengeance RAM, which is pictured in all of these. I will update the pictures soon.

(The last picture is an old picture of when I had the Cooler Master V8 GTS)

I have the NZXT Hue+ on its way in the mail as of today so I will upload more pictures when I get that installed, because at the moment I just have a string of sleeved LED lights from NZXT.

This build worked really well for me for the price, I can play all the games I love (Fallout, Dark Souls, League of Legends, Just Cause, Crysis, Cod, Rocket League) with little to no FPS drops below 60.

The next upgrades I have planned after the lights are an additional SSD, and a 1080.

All hail the Glorious PC Master Race!

UPDATE: Finally added the pictures with my Platinum RAM and my Hue+ working!

Part Reviews

Keyboard

This keyboard is absolutely wonderful for me. I use it for gaming as well as office work . It comes with Cherry MX Browns or Blues, I went with Browns, my dad went with Blues. I really like browns because they are in between Reds and Blues, they have a little click in the middle but when you are gaming it is hard to tell, however when you're typing its just noticeable enough to know when the key has been struck.

Mouse

Great mouse for the price, no complaints whatsoever. I don't really use the "power button" on the right side of the mouse, I think it just double clicks or something? I don't know but I don't use it.

Headphones

These are the best headphones I have ever experienced in my life. They are AMAZING! I recommend them to everyone, they are great for all purposes, listening to music, gaming, chatting, everything. Very sound proof, very high quality sound, and nice and comfy.

Speakers

These are the best speakers I have ever experienced in my life. The bass is outstanding, the sound quality is crisp and clear, I have never put the bass higher than 50% and my walls shake.

Comments

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

X61 is overkill imo, are you OCing your cpu? Cable management needs some work. You list having some corsair dominator platinum but I see something else in the case, am I hallucinating? All in all good build but I'm pretty sure you might have had better value with another cpu cooler and cheaper but equivalent ram.

  • 39 months ago
  • 2 points

He said the Vengence is still pictured. Yeah a 2x radiator is a little overkill even OCing for the i5. But No judging, my CPU crashes my system even .1 GHz higher. Is the build Black and Red or White and Black? Just asking.

P.S. Love the mouse. and Im getting the same headphones. Now that I look we have some similar parts.

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

The headphones are AMAZING. I got them in white and they hardly collect dust at all. They are probably one of my favorite purchases of all time. And yeah the mouse is amazing as well.

  • 39 months ago
  • 2 points

Yeah the x61 was a christmas gift so I figured why not. It is a bit overkill but its a huge space saver, makes the build look really clean which is something I like. The cable management I didn't do a great job with, but the ugly molex at the bottom will go away when I get the Hue+. And yeah I just realized all these pictures have the Corsair Vengeance RAM not the platinum, I'll upload different pictures tonight.

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

Something I need to look into are braided PSU cables, anyone know where to get some?

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

Are you looking to sleeve yourself or buy a set? EVGA has sets on their website, but you need to make sure you buy ones that fit your PSU. Otherwise you can always go to a website like mainframecustom.com

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

I was looking at a white set of braided cables from EVGA for my 750W G2. My birthday comes around on March 22nd so I'm gonna pick those up and make my cables look beautiful!

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

Have a look at Cable Mod

Really good quality and great price cables, LEDs and Extensions for most of the popular PSUs

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

Cable Mods, they are quite expensive, but they are great and come in many colors.

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  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

Haha! I wish I had hit the jackpot!

Thanks for the +1, and yeah I'm planning on getting white sleeved cables.

Thanks for the recommendation, I'll look into it!

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