Description

This case with subtle effects from the Hue+ and Kraken make for a beautiful combination. With a little effort i managed to flip the radiator to make the hoses look better, in my opinion. Still need to get an internal usb 2.0 hub, improve the memory "situation", add a 2nd ASUS VP247H monitor, and improve the work area. I use this machine for gaming, streaming, school work, light editing. The dual 500gb Samsung 850 evo ssd's are in raid0 as my main drive, the wd blue serves as a dump for documents ( I save everything), movies, tv shows, and older games. Will likely need to add storage soon to accommodate raw recordings from streams, and other projects. I will warn those eyeballing the mono that it only has a single udb2 header which cal be problematic. Also be careful with the glass as it is difficult to keep clean. I'm not a huge fan of rgb but I do enjoy the flexibility of the hue+ and ease of use. I use the kraken leds to monitor temps, and I always keep the led strips in the case set to a static color. Considering aer fans to add a little more light but I haven't made up my mind quite yet.

Update- picked up a Sennheiser PC350 SE

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Comments

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

NZXT and EVGA offer best customer service in PC market...your PC has superior protection guaranteed my friend xD

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

I've already contacted each due to some software issues between utilities and they have been amazing to deal with. I've had to deal with MSI, ASUS, and XFX In the last few months and let's just say I will be sticking with evga

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

I really love the S340 Cases. Very nice and clean looking PC. +1.

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you, I would recommend it to anyone looking to do and "show off" style build

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Why do you need an internal usb 2.0 hub?

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

The kraken, front io, and hue+ each have a usb2 plug and my mono only has one.

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Cool build! just wodering: why have you decided to put the radiator /cooler in that direction??

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Aesthetics, with it the other way the hoses sag horribly and I don't care for it. They're a little long for the case honestly but I think they look better this way

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Cable management looks sick!

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you, the case does most of it for you, still need some nice extensions for the 24pin, 8pin cpu and 2x 8pin gpu cables. The evga psu cables are ok but they don't look as good as the rest of the case

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh I see, hope I don't have to go through any trouble after I get it with wires and compatibility...

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Are you looking at getting the same motherboard?

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Nope, I purchased the Asus PRIME z270-A

It's white, has good reviews, and its asus.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Youre right. Ever thought of looking at Cablemod for custom cables? They will look great on this build..and your monitor is very budget-friendly. How good of an ips is it?

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

I've been looking at cablemod and ensourced for custom cables but have decided yet. The monitor isn't ips, i picked it for the resolution, and hz base on the rx460 I had in my previous pc. Eventually I will be upgrading that as well to a larger curved display

  • 32 months ago
  • 1 point

You have about the only system I've seen with the X62 situated 'upside down' (tube to radiator attachment at bottom of case). I know you said you did it that way for looks, but I am wondering if you've perceived any cooling or aural (sound/noise) improvement with this set up.

Basically, the theory is that any residual air in the system rises and gets 'trapped' in the butt end (the end opposite of the end where the tubes attach) of the radiator situated at the top of the case. This means more water and less air travel through the pump/water block resulting in better cooling (water transfers the heat better) and less noise (due to less air bubbles traveling through the pump/water block).