Description

Inspired by many builds on this website, I decided to try out my first SFF build. The SG13 is cheap but it's really cleverly put together. As expected it gets really fiddly once you start plugging the cables, so make sure to put your best zen mode on.

CPU temp while idle Min 34 Max 46

GPU temp idle Min 26 Max 30

I was originally going for the MSI MPG Z390I GAMING EDGE AC motherboard because of the cheaper price but changed last minute after I read some nasty reviews.

The MSI RTX 2070 ITX surprised me with how cool it is while idle. It fits neatly in the case. I did have a problem with the position of the power connector getting in the way of the drive bay so I had to install the SSD in the bottom of the case instead.

Rookie mistake during build; there's a backplate for the Corsair H60 cooler which need to be installed on the BACK of the motherboard. I had to unscrew the whole thing for this...

Comments

  • 8 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice build!!! +1

  • 8 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice build. I converted swedish krona to usd and it came to about $1,900 USD.

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

That's rather expensive.

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah, electrinocs can be pricey in most European countries compared to US

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

I suppose it is, but it was the cheapest I could find these components for in Sweden. I'm quite happy with how it came together and hopefully this build will last a while.

  • 8 months ago
  • 2 points

Really nice build, how loud does your system get under load? Also what stand are you using with your microphone as I'm looking for a replacement to the regular snowball stand.

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! I have no way of measuring how loud it gets, but I believe the gpu is the loudest component while gaming. It only has one fan so I suppose it has to work quite a lot to keep it cool. It's quiet as a mouse while Idle which is most important for me personally.

As for the mic stand, it's an old HQ Power MICTS5 my gf had laying around. It's quite simple but it does the job.

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

I've used a very simple app called sound meter on my smartphone to measure the sound - place the phone about 25cm from the case should give a reasonable reading. Nice build using up to date tech.

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build, please do cable management as in such a little space airflow is significant. Switching case fan to a silent solution per your choice will make it even better. Good luck, you can see my build for tips and cable management example.

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  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

I think you should expand your budget. A 4-500 dollar PC goes a long way in terms of performance.

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Here's a pic partlist I made for you that could outperform the PC you suggested. this is only a suggestion, if you really can't go higher than 250$ that's fine. https://pcpartpicker.com/list/PHfHMZ

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

You may want to go with something more like this. It includes a better upgrade path and doesn't stretch the budget to much more. https://pcpartpicker.com/user/alexdole/saved/F2Cjyc

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