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Comment reply on justtube's Completed Build: My First Build Ever

  • 11 days ago
  • 1 point

What's the wallpaper? It's sick

Comment reply on bambuwuzled's Completed Build: The UwUinator

  • 11 days ago
  • 2 points

Hey man, can you drop the link to the cable extensions?

Comment reply on Blog Post "Corsair Carbide SPEC-04 Live Build"

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

SSDs are almost necessary for a modern day build. The G4560 isn't even that bad of a processor anyways. It will be enough to play some games.

Comment reply on Blog Post "Charity:Water Completion Report #7"

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

I did not know anything about this before today. This made me smile so much that a site about building PCs and PC parts could do something this generous to the less fortunate. I have gained so much respect for you guys. I love this.

Comment reply on BaRoMeTrIc's Completed Build: Marriage Counseling

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

I was laughing so hard at these comments. Now I kind of want someone to make a "Magic/Kingdom Hearts [anyone still play that game?]" themed build. I think it would come out insane.

Comment reply on BaRoMeTrIc's Completed Build: Marriage Counseling

  • 37 months ago
  • 8 points

This was definitely an interesting read, but I hope your sons are doing well! The part about the mickey mouse figurines had me literally "rofling" as the kids say. Nice build and a good reason to get a 580

+1

Comment reply on Snipeon's Completed Build: Troll under my desk

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

From what I've looked at, the 980Ti's come in at around $650, where you can get a 1080 for around the same price which beats the 980Ti in almost every way.

Comment reply on mortemythos's Completed Build: Duke, the Party Trooper

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Quick question, did the GPU come with a backplate? Wondering because I was thinking about buying the card

Comment reply on Tyronekramsey's Completed Build: 3500$ RGB Build

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm sure it'll be fine.

Comment reply on TechnikAli's Completed Build: Project Ice Cream

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

This is just waiting to be featured.

I love everything about it. I think the red could've been switched out for a cotton candy pink or something, to go with the "Ice Cream" theme. This build is super amazing.

+1

Comment reply on PTjutsu's Completed Build: Release the Kraken!

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

I LOVE IT. I actually like the fact it's not a custom loop. I think it looks better. The only thing I would really change is a different blue. I don't really think it matches well with a kraken/sea theme. I think a Sea Green would look nice for this build.

Congrats on the feature!

+1

Comment reply on WorkofHart's Completed Build: Atlas Evolv'd

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Absolute Beauty. Easily my new favorite build on the site. Love the color scheme, the setup, the purple works really good with the Matte Black. I generally don't like monitors on top of each other, but it looks really good here and kind of gives it a futuristic theme.

Love every part! Congrats on the feature!

+100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000

Comment reply on Chickenphobia10's Completed Build: First 1440P Gaming Build

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

This is like the younger brother to your build :P

Comment reply on AsianDroid's Completed Build: Mythril

  • 38 months ago
  • 2 points

Beautiful build, keyboard kind of looks weird however, but I love everything about this build. The Pop Vinyl looks nice, the custom loop looks really good with the clear liquid, and there's just the right amount of RGB that makes it good looking. but still stands out.

+1

Comment reply on AsianDroid's Completed Build: Mythril

  • 38 months ago
  • 2 points

They look fine, so what's the big deal?

Comment reply on Jokerman346's Completed Build: Black Sapphire

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Desk is way too small, i doubt you can even fit your feet in there. This isn't Setup Wars, but I'll feel bad for you. Build is pretty good. The EVGA 1070 is looked down upon by a lot of people however.

Good build, +1

Comment reply on Forum Topic "$1100 Build."

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

added the Thermalright cooler to my personal parts list, no point in updating this now

Comment reply on Forum Topic "$1100 Build."

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Just updated the forum build using all three suggestions, thank you, and sorry for being this much of a pain xD [sent to everyone]

Comment reply on Forum Topic "$1100 Build."

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Just updated the forum build using all three suggestions, thank you, and sorry for being this much of a pain xD [sent to everyone]

Comment reply on Forum Topic "$1100 Build."

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Just updated the forum build using all three suggestions, thank you, and sorry for being this much of a pain xD [sent to everyone]

Comment reply on Forum Topic "$1100 Build."

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Just put up some updates combing yours and InvaderGer's suggestions, take a look

Comment reply on Forum Topic "$1100 Build."

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Just put up some updates combing yours and xPat's suggestions, take a look

Comment reply on Aphrenedge's Completed Build: *Zero Suit Samus* - Lian Li 1080 TI Wall Mounted Build

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Ah, I'm sorry about that confusion, I just didn't look through all 85 pictures xD

Comment reply on Aphrenedge's Completed Build: *Zero Suit Samus* - Lian Li 1080 TI Wall Mounted Build

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Loved Metroid, all the games. I'd love to see the monitor on a monitor mount, I think it would look a lot better. The Blue/Purple mixes really well with the Yellow.

Absolutely love it, one of my favorites on the website

Congrats on the feature

+1

Comment reply on Forum Topic "25" Monitor"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Just decided to get 3 of the 25" Ultrawides, would be just $10 more expensive, thank you anyways!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "I5 7600k and 1080 or i7 7700k with 1070"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Still won't need an i7 for recording. Friend of mine has both 7600k and a 7700k, he records Overwatch at 120FPS while recording at 1440p High settings, the FPS between the two was literally just a couple. Nothing worth spending an extra $100 on.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "25" Monitor"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

$150 for each, yes, mind providing a link to the monitor?

Comment reply on InsaneNemesis's Completed Build: 7700K, 1080 Ti, M.2 Raid, Asus Strix z270 all in mITX Goodness

  • 38 months ago
  • 0 points

Founders Edition cards are always gorgeous. I'm not too big of a fan of the case, as I think there are a whole lot better looking alternatives in the Mini ITX range, such as the NZXT Manta. Good build nonetheless.

+1

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Build for a friend ($1000)"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

In my opinion, you're going too far on the GPU. I'd downgrade to a 1070 for 16GB and maybe an SSD. PSU would probably blow up as well.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "I5 7600k and 1080 or i7 7700k with 1070"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

GPU will generally be more important here, so I'd go with the 7600k/1080 Combo. You could probably get a 5.0GHz overclock on the 7600k.

Comment reply on BeerzGod's Completed Build: N.A.P.E. (Not Another Phanteks Evolv)

  • 38 months ago
  • 2 points

I usually don't like clear liquid, but for this build, it's really growing on me. It looks like Sprite because of the fizzing, looks very good.

+1

CONGRATS ON THE FEATURE, YOU DESERVE IT!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Comments on $1500 Build"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

1) I like wasting my money, okay???? Maybe a TITAN XP TI WILL COME OUT LEAVE ME ALONE

2) Little difference, having a low clock speed isn't going to drastically lower your performance.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Comments on $1500 Build"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

I went with 650W in case I want to upgrade later down the line

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Comments on $1500 Build"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

1) The EVGA GPU also comes with cooling kits that make it worse, more of a pain, and other troubles down the line (as my friend JackNaylor told me over at Tom's Hardware)

2) ^^

3) My choice - RGB Light, I want a better AIO as aftermarket AIOs tend to have problems with leakage, especially aftermarket clear loop AIOs

4) I've spoke to helpers from Corsair & NZXT and the warranty from NZXT, I prefer more than the Corsair leak warranty

5) Read below, I put in the wrong PSU

6) RGB, clock speed isn't an issue, nowadays RAM is just aesthetics.

7) The Team Dark ones were kind of ugly, so I went with the G.Skill/Corsair for aesthetic preferences

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Comments on $1500 Build"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Rats, I actually put in the wrong PSU. It was the exact same price as the other one when I first made these lists. The PSU i'm choosing is the EVGA SuperNOVA G2 650W

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Comments on $1500 Build"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm fine with the parts that I have right here, it looks like you just picked cheaper ones, I want power and better longevity, not just budget constraints.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Best Mechanical Keyboard [Budget: $100-$130]"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

That's fine, thank you for your suggestion. I hope you had a great vacation!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Overclocking Monitor"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

does this monitor have the ability to overclock if you know?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Looking for 1440p Monitor"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

If I were to get 2 other cheaper monitors for my 2nd and 3rd screens, would they have to be 2560x1440 as well?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Looking for 1440p Monitor"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

I rarely play CS:GO but I do play a quite bit of First Person Games but I don't play competitive, do you think I should need the 144hz?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Looking for 1440p Monitor"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

What's your opinion on this monitor? https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01EN3Z7QQ/?tag=pcpapi-20

Is there a huge difference between 75hz and 144hz that I should be known about? I want to play some games at pretty high settings like DOOM and Overwatch at 2k

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Opinions on Lenovo Y520 Gaming Laptop"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

I also made another build for better value, and I will also update my original post about it

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $189.69 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard MSI B150 PC Mate ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $79.99 @ Jet
Memory Team Dark 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $54.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.33 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI Radeon RX 480 8GB ARMOR 8G OC Video Card $219.99 @ B&H
Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case $62.98 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA G2 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $79.99 @ Jet
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $89.99 @ NCIX US
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $826.95
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-03-19 15:30 EDT-0400

Swapped Kaby Lake for Skylake so we could fit in an RX 480

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Opinions on Lenovo Y520 Gaming Laptop"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Gaming Laptops are severely overpriced, that's why people often don't take them seriously.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Opinions on Lenovo Y520 Gaming Laptop"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

I have a compromise

Build + Laptop under $1000

Build [$731]

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-7400 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $179.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard ASRock Z270M-ITX/ac Mini ITX LGA1151 Motherboard $113.99 @ Newegg
Memory Team Dark 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $54.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.33 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Video Card $139.99 @ B&H
Case Deepcool TESSERACT WH ATX Mid Tower Case $37.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $45.99 @ SuperBiiz
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $18.88 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $89.99 @ NCIX US
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $731.04
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-03-19 13:32 EDT-0400

For the CPU, I've chosen an i5-7400. Non overclockable with a speed of 3.0GHz, 4 cores and 4 threads. 8GB of RAM in at 2400MHz. Cheap Z270 board. 1050 Ti, a 500W power supply, an OEM copy of Windows [Not from Kinguin, I respect your choices] a white case with a side panel window, and a DVD drive to boot

Laptop [$170] The Acer Chromebook 11. Wait, before you give up on this comment and click away because of the chromebook, let me explain. You stated that you wanted to take a laptop to meetings to take notes and such. The Acer Chromebook is the perfect thing. First of all, it's running on Chrome OS, which means that it'll be cheaper with lower specs, or more expensive for better specs. No Windows, which means this is inexpensive. 2GB of RAM and a 16GB SSD. If you're just using this to take notes, you can use Google Drive for that. 9 hour battery life, meaning if you are in college right now, it should last through all your classes. The chromebook only weighs around a couple pounds, which meaning it can be tucked away easily in a backpack or carry on suitcase. If you are in college, don't be worried about the 16GB limited SSD space [which you shouldn't be worried about anyway if this is just to take notes] If you are in university, your university has a high chance of using Google Apps for Education. With Google Apps of Education, you get unlimited Drive storage, 100GB worth of Google Sites, absolutely free. There is also a convertible version of this for $300, with 4GB of Ram, and a 32GB SSD

Cost of PC & Chromebook - $901

Cheaper than the Lenovo Gaming Laptop you were looking at earlier.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Looking for 1440p Monitor"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Is it VESA mountable though?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Acer XF240YU?"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Provide a link for the monitor, we can't do anything with just the specs.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Opinions on Lenovo Y520 Gaming Laptop"

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

and before you try i copied the config and a parts list and (depending on monitor and case) come just about even.

Really? You must be using some expensive components then. For about $5 over the $920 price point, I got you a better processor with faster single-core, multi-core, and quad-core speed. I also got you a better GPU that averages 93 fps on Overwatch, and averages 204 fps on League of Legends

Here's the part list:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-7500 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor $189.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI Z270-A PRO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $114.89 @ OutletPC
Memory Kingston FURY 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $55.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Blue 1TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive $48.99 @ Newegg
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB GAMING Video Card $188.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Corsair SPEC-02 ATX Mid Tower Case $54.99 @ B&H
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $45.99 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $35.00
Monitor Asus VG245H 24.0" 1920x1080 75Hz Monitor $189.99 @ B&H
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $924.71
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-03-19 12:25 EDT-0400

If you aren't going on the go all the time, laptops aren't necessary. Even if you do go on the go all the time, a portable Mini ITX build will serve you much better than a "gaming" laptop

Comment reply on Shirinoff's Completed Build: Aerocool P7 C1 Tempered Glass Edition

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Ah I see, thanks man

Comment reply on Shirinoff's Completed Build: Aerocool P7 C1 Tempered Glass Edition

  • 38 months ago
  • -1 points

Am I missing something or is the Power Supply just that expensive? $1180 to $1500 sounds like a scam to me, but I could be missing something

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Best Mechanical Keyboard [Budget: $100-$130]"

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you for the recommendation, I keep hearing about Cooler Master's keyboards and I haven't gotten to try them out yet since they are so hard to come by in stores. I am comparing this to the Logitech G180 Orion as they are in the similar price point right now. I'm leaning towards both of them, but I like Blue switches and I've wanted to try them out c:

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