I've been using this PC for about a week and it is a huge upgrade from my GTX 1060 Razer Blade lol. I mostly use it for gaming and Adobe Creative Cloud.
I wanted a case that would be compact and easy to transport so the Ghost was on my radar from the beginning. I also wanted a case that could accommodate a 240mm AIO since I didn't feel like I would get the most out of my 3900X using an SFF cooler like the Noctua NH-L9a or a 92mm AIO. That narrowed down my primary choices to the Louqe Ghost S1 and the Ncase M1. In the end I decided to go with the Ghost and not get a tophat because I like the industrial look of the exposed radiator and fans.
So far I've been extremely happy with my choice of case and I would recommend the Ghost S1 to almost anyone, even someone who isn't necessarily considering a small form factor PC. The build process is straightforward and it is flexible enough to accommodate most people's hardware needs. The only real downside is the price and limited availability :/
I plan to keep this case for a long time and regularly swap out parts as new products come to market. I'm already planning a few small upgrades for the near future including Noctua NF-A12x25 fans to replace the Corsair fans on the H100i, a NF-A12x15 fan for bottom exhaust and custom length cables in an earthy green paracord.
Well it's hot and it has a bunch of threads and I can get a stable all core overclock of 4.32 ghz+ but only if I give it like 1.43v which makes it run even hotter so I don't do that and it can do the blender bmw cpu render in a 1:50 but also it's just so hot like if you don't NEED 12 cores maybe get a 3700x instead?
The RGB effects are fun and I like being able to control it in icue but the mag lev fans are relatively loud
It is a good motherboard but also it was the only option I had at the time of purchase and I would have rather gotten an Asus Strix X570 ITX motherboard if one had been available.
uhhh it's rgb ram and it does what it says it does
Performance is stellar but the heatsink is difficult to remove.
I'm overclocking this bad boy by +150mhz in most games, all my Steam and GOG games can handle it but some other sources like Epic and Microsoft store are sketchy and crash at over +120mhz and I'm giving it +900mhz memory, max power, max voltage. It makes beautiful screaming noises under load. I love it.
If you are considering a build like this get the SF 750 instead!!! The extra power consumption wouldn't have been necessary for me but the 750 watt variant comes with individually sleeved paracord cables!!! The SF 750 cables still aren't as nice as some custom cables but they make building in a small case way easier whereas the 600 uses rigid generic cables that will fight you every step of the way. I wish I'd know that sooner.
Works with g-sync but colors and brightness aren't great.
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kind of heavy even without weights