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This PC was built for gaming and school work. I wanted something simple and clean that packed a punch. Overall, the build process went very well. The only problem I ran into was when connecting the USB 3.0 cable to the motherboard. I had to remove a cable management clasp on the back of the case as it was putting way too much pressure on the cable and port. Anyway, I hope you enjoy the build as much as I do.

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  • 34 months ago
  • 12 points

Black RGB

more like Black R

  • 34 months ago
  • 2 points

That's what I was going to say.

  • 34 months ago
  • 8 points

Pshh, this ain't overpowered. I am running on my radeon hd graphics with 4gb of ram. sniffs cries silently in corner

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

3 Gigs of DDR3, Radeon HD Graphics, and an unidentifiable CPU. Literally unplayable!

  • 34 months ago
  • 3 points

One colour > Rainbow any day of the week.

  • 34 months ago
  • 3 points

not usually a fan of red but i like this one. looks clean!

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 34 months ago
  • 2 points

Hoo wee this is nice looking build. Nice job dude.

  • 34 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks!

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  • 34 months ago
  • 2 points

dat build, omg. thanks for pleasing my eyeballs :)

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

No problem ;)

  • 34 months ago
  • 2 points

Well aint that just the most beautiful thing I've seen..

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! :)

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

dope +1

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build! It's not overkill , it's just right for some fallout 4 and doom VR when they release!

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

I love the theme black and red +1

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice one! +1

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Time to get a 4k monitor if you don't have one already. Nice build!

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

yeah I'm looking into getting a second upgraded monitor.

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

The glow from the front of the case by the Kraken fans, what's causing that? Is it the strip from the Hue+ laid along the base and side?

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes. There is a strip on the bottom and front side of the case.

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Awesome, thank you!

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Where did you mount your fans?

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

There are two 120 mm exhaust fans with the RGB lights mounted to the back and top of the case (you can see those) , and there are two 120mm intake radiator optimized fans mounted the front of the case between the radiator and the case (You can only see the side of those).

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Planning on building a similar build, how fast does the 850 evo boot? From pressing start on your pc till u see the Windows login screen/windows screen? Might have to go with a 960 pro if its not below 15 seconds.

  • 34 months ago
  • 2 points

I timed it just for you. From pressing the power button until the Windows login is about 20 seconds give or take a few.

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Thaaaank you. Helped me alot :D, and very very impressive build.

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

No problem. Thanks!

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

WOW man,

This is beyond words!! i love the red and how clean it looks! sorry for losing contact on steam i went through and just did a remove list since i had over 50 people i didnt play with and i have terrible memory haha add me again if ya want!

PrayerZero

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! No problem losing contact. I remembered you asking and just wanted to follow up.

:)

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

When connecting your fans to the Hue+ did you need an extra cable? Or were they plugged into the Kraken and then the Hue + plugged into that?

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Well, the only fans connected to Hue+ are the Aer RGB fans. The Aer RGB fans are connected together, and then one cable connects those two fans to the Hue+. In addition, the Aer RGB fans are connected to fan ports on the motherboard. The intake fans in front of the Kraken are powered by molex power and are not connected to Hue+. Hue+ only allows for the RGB on the Aer RGB fans to be controlled.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Ah okay I had misunderstoood the relation between the Hue and Kraken. I have both parts but I haven't even looked at them to be honest, still missing pc parts lol

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

No problem. I had to learn too. :)

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

hey man planning to buy the hue + and then two aer rgb fans does the fan boxes come with the in out daisy chain cable? also awesome build im building my first ryzen pc in two weeks

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Yes. The hue+ and the two aer rgb fans will come with all the cables you will need. As long as you have hue+ and the aer rgb fans, you are all set. It may be a little tricky to figure out which cables connect where and what not, but you will figure it out. Thanks! Good luck!

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Question on the extensions; What length did you go with and would you suggest shorter? Edit: Amazing build btw, I'm planning the exact same. +1 Edit 2: Also, I've seen some use a 140mm fan for an exhaust also. Thoughts on that?

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

The PCIE cables are 40cm and the clip is outside. The motherboard and CPU cables are 30cm with clip inside. Personally, I wish I would have gotten a shorter motherboard extension, but the PCIE and CPU extensions worked well. The orientation of the PCIE extension clip depends on the graphics card btw. The 140mm fan is really up to you. I believe it will only move more air. Temperatures stay cool with the two 120mm fans, and they look nice and symmetrical.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Awesome, thanks for the response. Again, great build.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

No problem. Thanks!

  • 32 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm looking to build something very similar to this. Can you explain why you chose the MOBO you did? Seems like you could easily shave off $100-$150 there.

  • 32 months ago
  • 1 point

I chose the mobo because it looked nice, has RGB, has many nice features, and it was a high end mobo that gave me everything I needed to build what I wanted plus more. I agree that I could have gone for a cheaper board. I do not use all the features. However, it was what I wanted for the reasons stated above and I highly recommend it if you're interested.

  • 32 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the reply. What are a few of the features that it has that you like?

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

do you have any conflicts with aura and cam?

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

CAM doesn't always turn on the lights on my kraken x62, but I can easily turn it on myself in the program. Aura doesn't turn off the motherboard lights when you power the system down, so I had to enable erp in bios. Also, Aura isn't the easiest program to work with. Other than those minor issues, they both work great.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Sexy black/red clean style! I like it a lot :)

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

10/10

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

i really like this build and im probably going to copy it with some exceptions. do i need the rgb fans? is it necessary to have the nzxt hue+, internal usb hub, and ensource cable extensions?

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

The NZXT RGB fans and Ensourced cable extensions are aesthetic only. They are not necessary. The s340 Elite comes with two aer 120s pre-installed. However, the internal usb hub is useful to have because the Maximus IX Code only has one usb 2.0 header. Additionally, if you do decide to get NZXT RGB fans or NZXT RGB led strips, you will need the NZXT Hue+ to run those with software. Best of luck.

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you!!!

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

6 months later you make the cliche red/black theme look good

+1

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

up

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey man not sure when or if you are going to see this but can you describe like building with the HUE+ and the USB hub

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

Building with the HUE+ and USB hub is relatively simple. With the configuration of parts I chose, the USB hub was completely full. My best advice is to take your time, read the manuals, and make sure you understand what needs to be connected where. If you would like me to go into more specifics, don't hesitate to ask.

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  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah ensourced.net makes some really nice cables.

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