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AM3+ Send off w/ Halo-CC V1 Chassis

by TechTested

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77 Comments

Details

Date Published

March 20, 2017

CPU Clock Rate

4.7GHz

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.0GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

6.0GHz

Description

With the coming if Ryzen, we felt AM3+ needed a good send off, and what better way to do it with a custom loop and a pre-production chassis for Halo-cc!

To see a build log of the computer, check out our youtube video at the link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Wm_g1WQtqM&t=2s

The CPU I got for a smoking deal of $80, and each GPU was purchased for a mere $120 a piece. Note that I haven't edited the prices yet so what is listed does not reflect what I actually paid.

The Chassis was generously sent to us by Halo-cc after we saw their product at Dreamhack Austin 2016. Please check these guys out, message them and support them any way you can! We are working on getting them a go-fund-me account setup.

https://www.facebook.com/Halo-cc-537687656409319/

We felt an over-the-top custom loop was the only way to compliment this build.

Thanks for checkin us out!

Comments Sorted by:

vagabond139 5 Builds 41 points 1 month ago

Nice spacer heater

Quite a interesting case.

+1

pandawarriorcom 10 points 1 month ago

an*

rhali8 2 Builds 5 points 1 month ago

or the

montiago 1 Build 5 points 1 month ago

Never laughed out loud at a comment on PCPP until today. +1

jipster69 4 Builds 18 points 1 month ago

That has got to be one of the weirdest cases... err... "chassis" I have ever seen. I mean... don't get me wrong... cool as hell... but also weird as hell.

+1 bye bye AMD3+

TechTested submitter 7 Builds 7 points 1 month ago

There are some kinks that have to be worked out, but the product is truly fantastic. I really hope we can help get this company off the ground.

Justiceinacan 3 Builds 2 points 1 month ago

kinks

NinjaSloth322 1 point 1 month ago

what is this cased called i am about to build a pc and this looks super sick

TechTested submitter 7 Builds 1 point 1 month ago

unfortunately the case is not in production. The company (halo-cc) sent us a product review. They are trying to get these into mass production but have run into financial issues. If you know any way to help them please feel free to do so.

TORCHO8 2 points 1 month ago

They should do it like NCASE did with the M1.

NinjaSloth322 1 point 1 month ago

This is the coolest case I have ever seen the second I saw it I knew i must have it. Do they have a kick starter or anything I can support I need this for my build its amazing

IcepickXIII 1 point 1 month ago

I wonder if them starting a Kickstarter would help? I mean, I've seen weirder things get funded on there, I'm sure something cool like this could get some traction!

ziggurat666 4 Builds 6 points 1 month ago

Dear Lord... That is simply beautiful. +1 all the way, AM3+ or not lol

IsaacThePooper 1 Build 6 points 1 month ago

That's a huge radiator...

geoffg315 1 Build -2 points 1 month ago

They forgot a fire extinguisher

TheOfficialCzex 3 Builds 5 points 1 month ago

I like your hair.

+1

joelhowell 5 points 1 month ago

I just don't think your radiator is long enough XD

WirelessCables 1 Build 4 points 1 month ago

Nice heating system! Do those pipes connect to air ducts in your house during winter?

That is insane... A great send off... +1

MuchLinux6500 2 Builds 2 points 1 month ago

Wow. I am just going to sit back and contemplate my life right now. JK. Great build!

20040217 1 Build 2 points 1 month ago

looks sooooooogood

Lyrix 2 points 1 month ago

looks nice! 1+!

Project460 1 Build 2 points 1 month ago

Whoa thats awesome.

FACUNDO 12 Builds 2 points 1 month ago

Unique assembling method!

rhali8 2 Builds 2 points 1 month ago

Holy mother of all flamethrowers...

+1

ImperiousBattlestar 2 points 1 month ago

Great build, one of the best AM3+ builds I've seen. +1 :)

DeltaForceGM01 2 points 1 month ago

nice build....i would recommend putting a glass box around to prevent dust

someta 3 Builds 2 points 1 month ago

that would look awesome....

Daiphelion 2 points 1 month ago

I've been planning a mod very similar to that... That... What do you even call that? It's not a 'case' as it's not enclosed, it's not a chassis as it's not any sort of frame or frame work. Umm, 'utilitarian display stand'? Whatever it is, it's amazing to look at :D

+1, and excellent work on getting those bargains.

datwoo816 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

Would you call it a stand?

Daiphelion 1 point 28 days ago

Actually, yes.
That seems reasonable, right up until that awkward moment you realise that it could then be said that you 'erected your computer'. Anything to do with the internet anywhere should not be so directly linked to 'erecting'...

Ada 1 point 1 month ago

Epic send off.

And +1 for the Millennium Falcon shirt.

RBYMewtwo 1 point 1 month ago

Those deals are insane!

Pixal 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

Wow

That is an interesting case

+1

Zarphos 1 point 1 month ago

Damn, those are some amazing prices.

Apach3 3 Builds 1 point 1 month ago

the loop is probably worth more than the rest of the system lol. all things considered, it's a fine sendoff indeed!

i like the testbed/chassis. are the lights RGB or static purple?

uberlizard 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

a 480 millimeter rad?

OH WAIT. Thats a 9590? Bruh, thats not safe.

Nuckles_56 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

You need 1440mm of rad space just for the CPU alone (12x120mm rad)

uberlizard 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

exactly. Maybe a little more to be safe.

oneflygtiguy 4 Builds 1 point 1 month ago

Interesting chassis. :)

SilverWolf149 1 point 1 month ago

Really great and unique build, and congratulations on the feature!

+1.

asiancracker 1 point 1 month ago

Looks Hella dope + 1

joshzpants 3 Builds 1 point 1 month ago

I watched the video last week, some pretty cool stuff

ShriyansM 1 point 1 month ago

My ADHD can be satisfied with this build. +1

Jameelh 1 point 1 month ago

A case like that needs custom cables.

syg101 3 Builds 1 point 1 month ago

this is amazing. featured build on the same day of publishing. And nice build! +1

mlggeekmaster242 1 point 1 month ago

falls asleep

wakes up

WHERE'D THE CASE GO MOM!!! +1

AwesomeBuilderXE1901 3 Builds 1 point 1 month ago

Nice space heater!

Oh wait, that's a PC?

Stereotypical_Whale 1 point 1 month ago

I would definitely get some gpu blocks.

Chuck38 2 Builds 1 point 1 month ago

That is a really cool build. Love the case. If I had money I would consider looking into that case when/ if it's released.

Great build! +1

LightProtecter 1 point 1 month ago

That PSU Tho...

caps_l0ck 1 point 1 month ago

Where's the I/O Shield when you need it?!

WaterTriber 1 point 1 month ago

very unique! easy +1

Secord401 1 point 1 month ago

More pics!

Gooberdad 7 Builds 1 point 1 month ago

That is neat looking.

Fleetleader101 1 point 1 month ago

I want that case...

ShutYourTrap 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

Yes

BananaDealer 1 point 1 month ago

Interesting... Can't help but think the rad should've been flipped however, giving a clear view of the CPU and mobo (otherwise blocked by the tubes, as in the photos)...

tyler_hargus 1 point 1 month ago

What is the case that is used?

Radox-0 3 Builds 1 point 1 month ago

Man, what a cool a unique case! Something very different. Great stuff! +1

XFacility 1 point 1 month ago

Now that's a fancy case xD +Rep

chickenman10121 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

Great build, looks amazing but if it was hard tubing. Instant orgasm.

Mariomash 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

Whered you get the cards for so cheap :/

skyrise 1 point 1 month ago

Awesome build!

That motherboard is gonna bottleneck the CPU though. You should've gone full blown ASRock Extreme9.

What is the cooler's brand?

NinjaSloth322 1 point 1 month ago

How did you get all that stuff for so cheap.

Varan56 1 point 1 month ago

I don't know what to say other than enjoy your furnace.

LonghornAlamo2040 1 point 1 month ago

You brought many memories and hot drops of sweat to many people.

Hats off to ya (I have no idea what the formatting is)

https://media3.giphy.com/media/QMkPpxPDYY0fu/200_s.gif

LonghornAlamo2040 1 point 1 month ago

Oh look a space heater

StickyStix 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

Very creative!

datwoo816 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

can you link there gofund me when its up

04vkrivor 1 point 1 month ago

is that a diy case?

Striperoo 1 point 1 month ago

lit

bxreap3r 3 Builds 1 point 1 month ago

Very unique case/test bench look.

Estilow213 1 point 1 month ago

Nice!!

khmergod 2 Builds 1 point 1 month ago

"Tired of having to vacuum your room? With the Halo-CC, all you need to do now is vacuum your test bench!" Cuz it's a dust magnet..get it? ya, nevermind, bad joke.

On a serious note, badass...bench? case? panel?

DasBassDropz 1 point 1 month ago

i dont know what this is

But i like it.

Vince_aviator 1 point 1 month ago

Probably the coolest build I've seen

danownsu25 1 point 1 month ago

sexy but the gpu sag is concerning

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