Off-Topic => All of all! => Topic started by: Apex on November 11, 2018, 05:16:45 PM

Title: I built a PC!
Post by: Apex on November 11, 2018, 05:16:45 PM
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I've been wanting to build one for yeeeeears!

I recently got a new job programming that pays very handsomely (and married, but that's a different story.), so I seized the opportunity and built the PC of my dreams:

MSI RTX 2080ti Ventus
Intel i7 8700K (I was gonna get the i9 9900K, but they had a huge fiasco with its launch.)
MSI z390 Carbon Pro AC mobo
EVO 970 NvME M.2 500GB SSD
2TB 7200rpm traditional SATA
TridentZ GSKILL 3200 16GB of Ram
ThermalTake View31 RGB Case
ThermalTake Liquid Cooling Closed Circuit Kit
ThermalTake 750W Power Supply
A few extra LED strips to make the case light up.

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My Battle Station:
Razer Trinity Naga
Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2 Chroma
1 Samsung 1080p monitor
1 LG 4K monitor
A really old surround sound system.

I also have 2 Philips Hue white/color LED bulbs set to rotate through colors depending on the lighting theme of my keyboard/mouse.

Has anyone else built a PC and want to share spec/pics?

Title: Re: I built a PC!
Post by: Prpl_Mage on November 11, 2018, 07:49:22 PM
Looking, good. I've never really understood the point of having a transparent case or lighting it up, several of my friends have done that and flaunt them if we get together for LANs. Mine is a couple of years old but I'll let you know when I make a new one.
A standing improvement that I keep procrastinating is a new display, I mean jesus this one has a VGA outlet.

Also congrats on the settling down part. Why wasn't I invited?
Title: Re: I built a PC!
Post by: Momeka on November 11, 2018, 08:25:24 PM
Congrats to the wedding.

And the machine looks killer!
Title: Re: I built a PC!
Post by: Archem on November 11, 2018, 09:15:21 PM
Somebody sprung for the 2080ti, nice. My 1080ti is fine (for now), so I'm not too tempted to drop $1.5k on one. The setup looks nice, but it could look better if you go in there with some zip-ties and clean up your cable management a little. It's not as bad as my last build, but there are a few loose wires that kind of mar the presentation.

Anyway, here's mine.


And I'm planning a new small-form build to replace this guy.


EDIT: I realized after the fact that posting a picture of a small-form PC without showing off the interior undersells the impact of such a machine. Here's a picture (mouse on the PSU for scale).

Title: Re: I built a PC!
Post by: zuhane on November 29, 2018, 07:35:32 PM
But can it run Crysis?