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by JOC14716


This is my first Pc build and didn't want to spend over £750 as I've been saving up a while to buy this (I'm only 12). I chose the parts due good performance but reasonably cheap prices. I also wanted it to be an RGB heaven as you can probably tell.

Due to my motherboard arriving dead I decided to switch from the Asrock to an MSI b450 instead. I have also not been able to install the 2 additional corsair fans as I didn't know that I needed specific splitters and hubs to be able to use them. I will shortly be adding these into my build. I will also be adding the Corsair lighing node pro into my build with the LED strips which are included with it.

I have not come round to benchmarking it and will be doing that soon. But otherwise I'm loving my Pc and can't wait to install the 2 extra fans!

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-parzival- 1 point 4 days ago

For your first build the cable management looks pretty darn good

JOC14716 submitter 1 Build 1 point 3 days ago


JoeyDelgadoJK 1 Build 1 point 4 days ago

You should plug in ur headphone cable to the back of your pc to the motherboard and also ryzen works better with 2933 MHz ram and up u get gr8 frames and a faster pc but oh well

Squadkills 1 Build 1 point 4 days ago

also quad channel....

JoeyDelgadoJK 1 Build 1 point 3 days ago

Oh well

JOC14716 submitter 1 Build 1 point 3 days ago

Didn’t really know much bout ram when I built it but next time I suppose

kschendel 1 Build 1 point 2 days ago

If you get a chance to swap or sell the 4 sticks for 2x8GB, you might see a modest improvement depending on what you're doing. I wouldn't put more than maybe £10 or so into the deal though. The Ryzen memory controller is dual channel and is happiest running two sticks, one per channel.

Nice work with the build.

JOC14716 submitter 1 Build 1 point 2 days ago

I’ll see if I can do that but might try and get a swap or something like that. Though I’m not going to do that for a bit as I need get a bit more money yet! Thanks tho

RoyalSovereign 1 point 4 days ago

Well... Much better than my first build anyway, so good job.