Description

Here is how it all started before you begin reading, https://pcpartpicker.com/b/r49J7P

CPU-

This was a much needed upgrade as the 2200G was bottlenecking a previous EVGA GTX 1070 SC I had before, even at 4.3ghz. Otherwise I wouldn't of gotten the 2600. I just wish the 2600 was binned a little better since 4.2ghz needs 1.5375v for stable operation.

Motherboard-

Great board for the cost at the time of purchase. Did not need a bios update for the Zen+ processors thanks to Newegg.com

Ram-

Had to make an upgrade from 8gb to 16gb due to heavier games and computing usage. We can thank Google.com for that. Currently clock at 3466mhz/1.4v/16-17-17-34.

Storage-

Same old 60gb SSD for the OS and 320gb for everything else. I may add another 500gb SSD in the future but I really do not see it happening soon. 320gb is more than enough since I only play 4 games, CSGO, PUBG, COD BO4 and CarX Drift.

GPU-

Took me a while to decide on a atmospheric or hybrid card but after much research about 1080s and their normal load temps, I had to have myself a watercooled GPU. It's holding up real well and semi beast at overclocking.

Case-

Has served me well especially with the constant week to week and month to month upgrades. The door style tempered glass panels made it real easy during the process.

PSU-

An old Corsair CX450 was powering a EGVA GTX 1070 SC and the rest of the system. It held up great for hours at a time but I knew once having the 2600 and 1080, there was going to be a lot more overclocking and the CX450 was not going to hold up.

Case Fans-

Same fans as before. I can't part with them for some reason. They don't have high CFM like the original AIO fans but performance difference is minimal to about 3c. Plus they're super quiet compared to just one AIO fan.

Final Review-

I am more than happy with the final outcome and how far this build has taken my knowledge. The 2600 operates daily with all cores locked at 3.9ghz/1.2625v. Memory is set to 3466/1.4v/16-16-16-34

Programs Used-

HWiNFO64, NZXT CAM, Precision XOC, 3DMARK, Unigine, Cinebench, Prime95, Thaiphoon Burner, DRAM Calculator, CPU-Z, GPU-Z

THANKS FOR THE VIEW

Part Reviews

Motherboard

Came straight from Newegg with a updated bios. VRMs took 1.55v with no issues and kept both my 2200G and 2600 at 4.3ghz with zero issues.

Memory

Not Samsung b-die but very stable on 3466 @ 16-17-17-32.

Video Card

Temps are always chill as I was expecting.

Case

Love the case. Door style panels really help with constant upgrades. Very roomy for such a small case. Only con is the manual stating the rear has room to fit a 140mm but can not as I have tried. Case is 9/10 and I would buy it again.

Case Fan

Looks amazing and still going strong these pass 8 months. Super easy setup with the molex daisy chains.

Comments

  • 13 months ago
  • 5 points

Crazy clean.

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks

  • 13 months ago
  • 4 points

The link for the inspiration is giving me a 404

  • 13 months ago
  • 3 points

same

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Sorry

  • 13 months ago
  • 3 points

https://pcpartpicker.com/b/r49J7P

Just take the stars off the end

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Sorry

  • 13 months ago
  • 4 points

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

  • 13 months ago
  • 3 points

Beautiful build Just Wana leave this out here. I had those Apevia fans before the LEDs in them die quickly mine didn't last 4 months and will go dim over time.

  • 13 months ago
  • 3 points

6 months strong!!

  • 13 months ago
  • 3 points

gorgeous +1

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks

  • 13 months ago
  • 3 points

Ohh that's nice.

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks

  • 13 months ago
  • 3 points

+1 nice build :)

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks

  • 13 months ago
  • 3 points

Looks fantastic!

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks

  • 13 months ago
  • 3 points

i love this soooo much, i want my build to look like this. amazing job

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

DDDDDDDDAAAAAAAAANNNNNNNNNMMMMMMMM!!!!!!!!!! that is everything i have on my list omfg but i would go with the i7 8086k and the nzxt z370, kraken x72, h700i.

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Do it!

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

Beautiful, that’s all I can say. Very clean. How does the Mobo hold up?

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

It’s been great. No issues what so ever. My ram always ran at it’s rated speed and the VRMs never gave me problems. Was able to get my first 2200G up to 1.55v without issues.

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

Sweet. Thanks, was thinking of using the Mobo and appreciate the info

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

I know there’s lots of bad reviews about this board but I guess I was one of the lucky ones or got a good batch. The board came bios version 4.7 and the PCB was also stamped, Rev 1.01, unlike others Rev 1.00.

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

That's a deadly voltage level! You should never exceed 1.4 volts!

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

This was tested with Prime95 for stability. But the voltage is safe as long as it's not for long term. Don't know where you're getting this info from lol

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

Damn

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

these temps are actually insane. 64 degrees for gpu and a 2.05ghz clock. thats some good **** right there. and the cpu too. 63 degrees...I could never pull something this good off, im too ghetto at pc building lol. round of applause for build quality, its actually awesome.

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Just added an extra fan for push/pull. Dropped load temps to 54c.

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

This build is incredible! I am looking to build for the first time with the same motherboard but it only has 1 cpu header and 2 case fans, one of which isn't PWM. Did you use a fan hub to get all that cooling in there and powered? Also where is your AIO pump powered? I see some people using the 3 pin case fan to give it constant voltage and others using the only cpu header. anyways, this clean black and white beats any RGB rig anyday!

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

The case fans have individual molex connectors along with their 3 pin. I just connected all the molex together like a snake and into the PSU. If all your fans will be pwm and would like adjustability, I’d recommend a pwm fan hub from Corsair. You can control each fan individually by software. And the case fans don’t even have to be Corsair brand.

As far as the AIO, it’s powered by a special sata cable which NZXT provides in every kit. And the black and white was just for photos. I usually have the infinity ring change colors according to temps through NZXT CAM software.

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

Looks super clean, are the front fans just attached to the front of the case? Idk it kinda looks like theyre mounted on something. Are they?

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks. They're attached to fan shrounds.

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

Damn nice build! Personally mine is going to be a white build in the H200i with RGB.

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

could you take a few pics of the whole thing?

  • 13 months ago
  • 0 points

What do you mean?

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

the outside of the case & your whole setup.

  • 13 months ago
  • 0 points

Why is it so important? Don't think it proves anything.

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

you have pics of every thing but that, don't know why you wouldn't, its almost expected...

  • 13 months ago
  • 0 points

No, it’s what you’re expecting...

  • 11 months ago
  • 2 points

This is so nice. Currently planning a build that is very similar. Will have to look into options to cool my GPU. Are you running the fans to intake from the front and exhaust through the rads at the back and top?

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks and yes.

  • 8 months ago
  • 2 points

W O W. This looks sweet! My friend in I just did a debate and he said that his Ryzen 5 2600 is bottlenecking his 1080 (asus blower version). Both are on stock clock speeds. Does YOUR 2600 bottleneck your 1080 or do you think it is running fine?

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Runs perfectly fine. CPU load averages about 30-50% while the GPU is much higher.

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  • 8 months ago
  • 2 points

This build gave me insipration in what theme to have in mine. Thank you!

  • 8 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks for the view.

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

LoOpS

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

What?

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Jealousy kills and I'm dying.

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks

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