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My Intel Build 2017

by tsarrr



Date Published

Jan. 12, 2018

CPU Clock Rate

4 GHz

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.506 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

8.108 GHz


This is my new PC build for 2017. Upgrading from my old 5+ year old rig which was a 2600K.

I made some custom modification my own PSU shroud to cover up the cables down the bottom. Also and made a mount for bottom LED RGB strip to reflect onto the mobo. The shroud was made from thin mdf wood and paint black, the LED strip mount is from steal and also painted black.

Lots of time was spent sorting and tidying up the cables.

Finished product is black, red and white themed colours and I think it turned out pretty well.

Comments Sorted by:

SirHalpin 1 Build 1 point 10 months ago

looks like a solid build but no pictures of the finished product

tsarrr submitter 1 Build 1 point 10 months ago

Had issues uploading the images, just re-uploading them now, shouldn't be too much longer

rudeoff 1 point 10 months ago

Not quite sure why you chose the 6700K over the more popular and less expensive 7700K

tsarrr submitter 1 Build 1 point 10 months ago

I have a mate who work for a PC store, he had some spare 6700K given as promo, he didn't need it and sold them to me for half price, that's reason why I use them.

TheSuperPCBuilder 1 point 10 months ago

Looks like a nice build! Job well done :)