Description

I mainly use this machine for HTPC uses, it was cheap, runs really fast and was not to difficult to build. This was my first PC build and I had no problem with it, all the manuals were clear and it presented not problems and only took about an hour to build. sorry for the first picture being so blurry as well, I had to take it with my iphone from an angle to avoid being seen in the monitor behind it. I have benchmarked and tested the CPU/GPU some as well, and I have to say, I was quite surprised, it can run gmod on medium settings at 720p, other games of the sort ran well. UPDATE: The CPU stock cooler is broken, I'm getting an Arctic cooler for the CPU. UPDATE: This build was sold to a friend for $150 while yes, I did lose some money on it, I don't mind.

Part Reviews

CPU

Great processor, stock cooler is quiet, and it has surprisingly good performance for the price.

Memory

Its RAM, what is there to say about it, it's reliable, that's about all there is to say about it.

Case

I can not say enough great things about this case, it looks good, its cheap, it was also very easy to build in.

Comments

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

I love Kabini builds. I even have one with a 5150! haha

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

They are quite a lot of fun, they aren't as stressful either, since you don't have to worry about breaking something that is upwards of $300 if you install the CPU wrong, it is just and overall fun thing to build, and I am extremely happy with the performance of my 5350!

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

the 5350's stock cooler is broken, getting a new one

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Why hello fellow Antec ISK 110. So glad to see another AMD 5350 version. Awesome to see the stand in action as well. You have my one.

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

I really like it, the AMD 5350 goes great with it as well, very small, compact and surprisingly easy to work in.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Happy to hear and very much agree.

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

I posted a new picture, I got bored and did some cable management.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you for the update with a new photo. Awesome work with those cables!

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! It took a bit to figure out how, since the case was so small.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

I added another picture, it shows before I managed the cables. I wish I thought to take pictures during the build process, but I was so excited to build it that is just left my mind.

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  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Hows that AMD 5350 ;)

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Its great, its a good price, decent performance, the only problem with it is, there are no ways to overclock it or upgrade it without replacing the motherboard.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

iirc the Asus board for the AM1 socket did support OC

some were able to bump up the speed to 2.5GHz up to 3GHz

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

oh, I'm fine with the stock speeds of it to be totally honest, its fast enough for my liking, and it functions just the way I would expect, and then some.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh, hey, I remember upvoting this. Love these little ISK 110 builds, and it's so worth getting an SSD even at this price point. It really is true that SSDs are becoming standard for computers, not just luxuries.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

If you haven't built in an ISK 110, I would highly recommend it, it was so much fun, and they are so small too. The SSD was chosen because I wouldn't need much storage, just a small amount of storage, so I went with an SSD with less storage for the same price because I didn't need a lot of storage on it, but I wanted some speed, so the SSD was the obvious choice for me.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Haven't built in an ISK 110 yet, but I have built in the M350, which is similar. I gotta do an ISK 110 sometime. And yeah, the higher speed of an SSD can absolutely be worth the loss of storage capacity. I'm finding that I almost never go over 100 GB.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

On my main PC's I always use about 3/4 of a terrabyte, which is why, for my to be built PC, I'm having an SSD for a boot drive and a hard drive for mass storage.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

I gotcha. That makes sense. That way, you get most of the speed benefit of an SSD without splurging too much for a big one.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

exactly

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

in the first picture, if you look behind the ISK 110, you can see the HP pc that was way overpriced

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

I recently sold this PC to my friend, he has really been enjoying it.

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice.