This PC is used for gaming. This is the third system I have built in the last four years. I went a little extra expensive this time on some things. My hand suffered some cuts in the process of building. ha
This CPU is beast. It's an upgrade from the i5-4670K. The performance difference is noticeable. I can finally play COD WW2 smooth and fast.
This is fairly easy to install, looks great and quiet. I should have installed it last. It was one of the first things installed which made connecting the CPU power cable and screwing the motherboard into the case more difficult. It does have a couple of sharp points on the back of the heat-sink that can cut your hands.
This motherboard is really nice. It looks great in the case and with the cooler and RAM. The BIOS is pretty nice. It has a little RGB that looks great. I just let it rainbow. The audio is good. I love the ROG screen when the system is starting.
This is great looking RAM. It was very easy to get it running at 3200MHz by enabling X.M.P. in the UEFI/BIOS.
There isn't much to say about this. It's a great SSD. I only buy Samsung. I used two screws to attach it to the case under the PSU shroud.
This HDD is amazingly quiet. My older WD Black 2TB was noisy at first and became more silent over time. This new drive is very quiet all the time. I needed the space for all my games. I was quickly filling up the 2TB.
This was taken out of an older build. It still gets the job done gaming on the Asus MX27UC 4K monitor. I want a 1080 Ti or something newer at some point. The 980 Ti struggles a little in some games maxed with AA enabled. It still does an amazing job though. I don't feel a desperate need to upgrade yet.
This is my favorite case. It looks even better in person. I'm not very good at cable management. The case made doing some easier. I just wish it had more storage bays. You can order extra if needed. Just make sure they don't have clearance issues with your GPU. Unfortunately the Phanteks logo is really messed up for some reason.
I got the SeaSonic PRIME 650W 80+ Titanium and the fan is defective on it. It's extremely noisy. I'm using the Corsair CXM650 instead. It's silent and reliable.
This drive is fairly silent compared to other optical drives I have used in the past. I have many older games on disc and also backup files with this.
This didn't show up in the UEFI/BIOS to select as a boot device. I realized it was plugged into a USB 3.0 port and changed to a different port. After a reboot the install screen appeared. Installation was a breeze. It seems this already has most Windows Updates. I only had to download a tiny bit of updates.
This is a very nice monitor. It didn't have any dead pixels. The color and contrast are great. This is my first 4K monitor and gaming is amazing at such high resolution and IPS quality. Games like Assassin's Creed Unity and GTA V look insane!