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Comment reply on bxreap3r's Completed Build: Deep Blue V.3 (Home Server)

  • 4 months ago
  • 2 points

Honestly this was my first time using a Toshiba drive. I usually stick to Western Digital or Seagate. The drive is very responsive for a mechanical drive. You will notice right away it has some weight to it and its pretty thick so the build quality is pretty sound. But unless you have a decent size drive cage I wouldn't expect to cram 3 of these next to each other. I run my server 24/7 and the Corsair Air 240 does not have a lot of ventilation in the second chamber. It stays between 38-42°C and it does produce some noise but it is quieter than some of my older WD drives. Overall I am really happy with it. Its been in that tower for about a year now with no issues.

Comment reply on bxreap3r's Completed Build: Deep Blue V.3 (Home Server)

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

That is the next thing on my list.

Comment reply on bxreap3r's Completed Build: Deep Blue V.3 (Home Server)

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

Lol yeah its been on my list to trash it for awhile. But its been running for 5 years

Comment reply on u_meron's Completed Build: A bad boy is complete

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

How are you liking the kraken? I am between this and a giant air cooler. Also great build and awesome wallpaper. My latest build is also a black and purple theme.

Comment reply on SilveryWaffle's Completed Build: 9+ months and almost $1400 dollars later...

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

Very nice build and super clean cable management. +1

Comment reply on pinelow's Completed Build: SnowNZXT

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice Build. I like the white and black color scheme. I would suggest getting a another stick of RAM so you can run in dual channel. +1

Comment reply on Harkonblood's Completed Build: Niece and Nephew's Christmas presents

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

Very nice builds. They have a nice uncle! +1

Comment reply on ov3rvolt's Completed Build: Purple_Rain

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

Great work. Super clean build.

Comment reply on NeoBlader's Completed Build: Arax | Ryzen 7 2700X & EVGA 1080Ti FTW3

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

Great job for your first build. At some point I recommend getting an M.2 or a SATA SSD it will make your desktop experience much faster.

Comment reply on ORACLEpcb's Completed Build: Akira

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Very Clean and I love the theme. (I hope to take pictures like this one day)

Comment reply on jimj512's Completed Build: Ryzen Portal Build

  • 19 months ago
  • 1 point

very nice case and nice to seem a different color besides red and blue.

Comment reply on Blog Post "BitFenix Nova TG / Ryzen 3 Build"

  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

I have built PCs with and without SSDs. And I agree it is very much a luxury item if you have the money but not a necessity if you are trying to get your build done as quickly as possible. I spent $45 on 120gb SSD just for Boot and Steam and I will agree it doesn't even feel like the same PC when compared to booting off a HDD. I wouldn't build anything for myself without one in the future either. But an SSD can always come later you don't have to carve that into your initial budget. They even have software to help move operating systems onto SSDs.

Comment reply on madadam's Completed Build: Gamer Dad Amd Ascension

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Great Build, Love the lighting effects you chose.

Comment reply on Shambles312's Completed Build: Budget 4k Gaming Machine

  • 25 months ago
  • 2 points

Very true, I got Deadspace to run on a 4K TV with an RX 460 4GB Nitro.

Comment reply on tatertotwhale's Completed Build: First PC Build - Ryzen 1800x

  • 25 months ago
  • 2 points

Really nice build and I have to say your pictures are great! +1

Comment reply on mlach's Completed Build: Fractal Upgrade

  • 26 months ago
  • 1 point

Very nice build! What is the name of that monitor stand?

Comment reply on bxreap3r's Completed Build: Shadow Box

  • 26 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks, I am enjoying the Mini C quite a bit more than my old Air 240. Especially with cable management and build quality

Comment reply on abs19stein's Completed Build: March 2017 Build "Shockwire"

  • 26 months ago
  • 1 point

Congratulations!

Comment reply on abs19stein's Completed Build: March 2017 Build "Shockwire"

  • 26 months ago
  • 2 points

May have to look into disabling power saving and C states in bios. ALSO "silicon lottery" not all chips are created equal. You could give 30 people the same CPU and maybe 10% of those will be able to maintain lets say 5 ghz, 50% will hit 4.8 ghz, and the bottom 40% will maybe hit 4.6 ghz but have to use a higher voltage therefore generating more heat.

This is not the best explanation I'm sure there is a lot more experience overclockers on here or overclockers.net forums

Comment reply on bxreap3r's Completed Build: Shadow Box

  • 26 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks, Yeah that's kinda my thinking right now. I know the Ryzen 1400 is going to be selling for $169 and if that beats 4670k I am probably going to save up for all new Ryzen parts. My primary use is gaming so that is #1 on my requirement list going forward. The editing is something new I am getting into but am going to continue to pursue.

Comment reply on abs19stein's Completed Build: March 2017 Build "Shockwire"

  • 26 months ago
  • 2 points

Very clean build and top notch components. You brought a lot of lighting but its all subtle and looks good together. Great job especially for a first build. You should definitely try overclocking, read some guides, youtube and go for it.

Comment reply on Codquag's Completed Build: First PC Build

  • 26 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice start coming from a pre-built. I would totally ditch that motherboard for an aftermarket H-61 if you keep using that CPU. It will have a better feature set and probably be a bit more reliable in the long run.

Comment reply on 1Emerson1's Completed Build: Overkill HTPC

  • 26 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice Build, My favorite thing is recycling parts into new builds and Haswell is still going strong.

Comment reply on TechTested's Completed Build: AM3+ Send off w/ Halo-CC V1 Chassis

  • 26 months ago
  • 1 point

Very unique case/test bench look.

Comment reply on vonRoX's Completed Build: Simplify

  • 26 months ago
  • 1 point

Great build, I just bought the Define Mini C for my own rig.

If you don't mind me asking where did you buy PC parts on installment?

Comment reply on gsaiz85's Completed Build: My New Workstation

  • 26 months ago
  • 1 point

Very nice build. The new AMD stock cooler looks great...but is it quiet?

Comment reply on Razorwing02's Completed Build: ELECTRO (First PC Build)

  • 26 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice Build! I love seeing Blue and Black Builds

Comment reply on Aksogen's Completed Build: First Build. Aksogen's power.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Really amazing looking build. Good job

Comment reply on AdamJ's Completed Build: The 'It's New To Me' PC

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Great build! I'm hoping to get my 240 looking more like yours, the LED strip around the edges really made it look nice.

Comment reply on Zezainster's Completed Build: RGB Master

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks awesome! congratz on the feature you earned it.

Comment reply on simulation's Completed Build: Aiva - A build for a friend

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build! I really like the internal display idea.

Comment reply on chubble123123's Completed Build: My First Build (title may be overused but at least it is true)

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Same color fans and CPU cooler lol.

Comment reply on chubble123123's Completed Build: My First Build (title may be overused but at least it is true)

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build, If it works and looks the way you want it. Good for you. I get similar stuff because I have an i3-4150 and an RX 460 and I play tons of games..But I can still get 60 FPS or more in everything I play and record/edit gameplay footage in hitfilm.

+1

Comment reply on Harper0921's Completed Build: Stone House Studio

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Amazing builds in the grandest set up I have ever seen on PCPP. Congratulations to you If I could give more than +1 believe me you have earned it. I have a Corsair air 240 and I ended up going with a C7 low profile cooler because I had no idea a full height CPU air cooler would fit, thank you for the pictures to show me otherwise.

Comment reply on CarlWheezer's Completed Build: Helix 2017

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Really nice desk set up and build. How does the CPU game? I have an i3-4150 and it works fine for now but I have been thinking about making the jump to either an i5-4460 or a i5-4690k. +1

Comment reply on Xandrous's Completed Build: Rhodocrosite Black (First PC build)

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Very nice build, with room for upgrades in the future.

Comment reply on gkensta's Completed Build: THE AVATAR

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Very cool looking build. Good job on the modification.

Comment reply on dp1283's Completed Build: Ray Fillet

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you for the really detailed advice especially about the shims and the difference in temperature that's a huge difference. I would have been pretty disappointed buying an AIO and a special bracket for a 10C drop, especially since temps in my air 240 case are very low anyway.

Comment reply on dp1283's Completed Build: Ray Fillet

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Very nice +1 I would give it a +2 if I could for those RGB fans, not tasteless at all. Was that NZXT water cooling adapter pretty easy to install? When I upgrade my GPU I have been thinking about it.

Comment reply on juroz's Completed Build: First Custom PC Build

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build. I have been between this case and the Fractal Define S. Really nice use of the RGB strip.

Comment reply on bxreap3r's Completed Build: Ice and Fire

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! And an SSD and a 2TB HDD are on my list for sure. But one part at a time.

And I am between a 1050 ti and a RX 470 at the moment. Leaning towards the 470 if the price is right.

Comment reply on bxreap3r's Completed Build: Ice and Fire

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

lol it relates to the color of the tower (ice) and the keyboard and mouse (fire)

Will eventually be getting rid of the 750 for something recent

Comment reply on MonkeyWithRage's Completed Build: First Build - Black/White 1080p Gaming

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Very nice build. That LED strip was a nice touch

Comment reply on bxreap3r's Completed Build: Old Blue

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Nothing wrong with Team Red. I was about to build a system until I came across an amazing deal on a haswell i3 so now im working on that. Ill upload the build when complete.

As far as between the AM3+ and FM2+ thats hard to say. The Fx-6300 is a solid performer and overclocker and I feel the Hexacore processor does a little better in CPU intensive games.

But I was leaning more towards the Athlon x4 860k on the FM 2+ socket. The price is just unbeatable and the single core performance is a little better than the FX due to newer architecture. I wouldn't spring for the 880k since the 860k with an adjusted clock speed is the same CPU the 880k can just be overclocked higher in theory.

Comment reply on Busnasty's Completed Build: My Custom Build

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Very unique and great color scheme

Comment reply on bxreap3r's Completed Build: Old Blue

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

I was fortunate to be able to convert a Dell Optiplex 390 into this over time. But I think budget builds are the best I'm working on either an AM3+ or an FM2+ because I don't want to spend too much but I want to experiment with overclocking and I can re use the RAM.

Comment reply on tehchicken's Completed Build: My First Budget Build

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

I would not use the stock fan. It would be extremely loud and your temps would be very high. If you want to stick with your color scheme this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103218&cm_re=cpu_cooler-_-35-103-218-_-Product

would do the trick for some decent air cooling for $35 with a $10 mail in rebate right now. I think this is a better choice than jumping for the all in one water cooling options.

Comment reply on jollypirateking's Completed Build: My Little Steam Box PC (Built From Budget and Spare Parts!)

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Those pictures though. I have to say some of the nicest build photos I have ever seen.

Also very nice build. That is a nice case, I was impressed you got all those cables in their at the end.

Comment reply on abhiranhalder.99's Completed Build: My first PC build. Took me around 1 hour to build it. Newbie here. Suggestions are openly welcomed. Thanks.

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Good job. Great first build. Good choice on the RAM I just bought a set of those for myself.

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