Tag - pcgaming

Leviathan 2.0

System Specs: Case: Thermaltake Core P5 Snow Edition (painted) Motherboard: Asus ROG x99 Strix CPU: Intel Core i7-6850K CPU Cooler: EK-FB Asus x99 Monoblock RAM: Corsair Dominator Platinum 32GB (8 x 4GB) DDR4 3000 GPU: Dual EVGA GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition PSU: EVGA Supernova G2 850w SSD: Samsung EVO 960 Pro M.2 1TB Res/Pump: XSPC D5 Photon 170 Radiator: AlphaCool NexXxos UT45 480mm Tubing: PrimoChill PETG 10/12mm Rigid Tubing Fittings: PrimoChill Rigid RevolverSX Gold Fans: Thermaltake Riing 120mm white LED [underline] This is an update/upgrade to the previous Project Leviathan build found here. We changed out the 2 x GTX [...]

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Lego Star Wars Dual Xeon E5-2670

System Specs: Motherboard: Asus Z9PA-D8 ATX Server board CPU’s: Dual Xeon E5-2670 SR0KX’s 8-core/16-thread 15MB Cache CPU Coolers: Notcua NH-U9DXi4’s RAM: Samsung 64GB (8 x 8GB) 2RX4 PC3L-12800R DDR3 1600MHz ECC GPU: GTX 1080 (for testing) main: GTX 970 PSU: Corsair AXi860 SSD: Test bench WD 1TB 7200RPM, Main: PCIe M.2 Soundcard: Asus MIO 892 7.1 Server/Workstation USB 3.0: Inateck PCIe 3.0 card for case USB headers [underline] Dual Xeon E5-2670 SR0KX’s from ebay priced around $120 (for both!) Here to see the actual spec’s of CPU’s Asus Z9PA-D8 Server motherboard Xeon’s installed. [...]

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Cougar ITX

System Specs: Case: Cougar QBX Motherboard: MSI A88XI AC V2 CPU: AMD A10-7860K Quad-Core 3.6GHz CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Geminii S524 v2 RAM: Crucial Ballistix 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3 1600MHz GPU: Asus STRIX GTX 970 SSD: 850 Pro 256GB PSU: Corsair CX600M Case Fans: All Be Quiet Silent Wings 2 AddOn: NZXT Grid+ V2 to connect all fans [underline] I always love taking the shot of all the boxes together. Time to get started! First thing I usually do is gut the case to really get to know the ins-and-outs to [...]

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Mace Windu

System Specs: Case: BitFenix Pandora ATX w/ ICON Display Motherboard: MSI Z170A Krait Gaming edition CPU: Intel Core i5-6600K CPU Cooler: XSPC Raystorm water block RAM: Avexir 32GB (4 x 8GB) Core Series DDR4 2400MHz GPU: Zotac 980ti Amp Extreme GPU Cooler: BitsPower full cover water block w/ backplate SSD1: ADATA SX930 120GB SSD2: Samsung 950 Pro M.2 NVMe HDD: 1TB WD Green PSU: Be Quiet Dark Power Pro 11 750w Pump: XSPC D5 Vario Pump Res: BitsPower 150mm Acrylic Cylinder Tubing: XSPC Flex Tubing 7/16 ID x 5/8 OD Fittings: XSPC Black Chrome [...]

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Storm Trooper

System Specs: Case: NZXT Phantom 410 Motherboard: MSI Z170A Krait Gaming CPU: Intel Core i5-6600k CPU Cooler: Silverstone TD02-e RAM: Avexir 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz GPU: EVGA GTX 960 x 2 SLI SSD1: ADATA SX930 SSD2: Samsung 950 Pro M.2 NVMe HDD: 1TB WD Green PSU: Be Quiet Dark Power Pro 11 750w [underline] Got the case! Tested location on desk MSI Z170A Krait Gaming motherboard. Very pleased with the look of this motherboard. Went w/ an i5-6600K due to games not really performing better from HT on the i7-6700K Got a Silverstone [...]

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Ambassador mATX

System Specs: Case: DIYPC MA01-g Motherboard: Asus H110M-A CPU: Intel Core i3-6100 CPU Cooler: Stock RAM: G.SKILL NT Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400 GPU: XFX Radeon R9 380 2GB SSD: ADATA SP550 240GB PSU: Corsair CX430 [underline] Boxes arrived! Got work to do! Installed motherboard Front I/O panel connected Testing the PSU and it works 😉 Preliminary testing of the fans. Works great! I love doing this! Installing GPU! Installed PSU Empty CPU Socket Core i3-6100 installed Looks good together How to install OS the right way 😀 Installing OS Next to my Black and Purple build Green LED’s look pretty [...]

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