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The Monster(My MOnster)

by General_TJ

Description

Main reason was for gaming. Over time the main use has been for school.

CPU cooler is basic fan that came with CPU

Second optical drive is a HP DVD A DH16AAL (not listed)

Main monitor and computer on a backup battery for about 5-10 mins. set to shutdown if power is lost for 1-2 mins.

Monitors central(main) ACER X192W

left DELL E177FP

right DELL E176FP

Usb Bluetooth

Don't look at the price below because I don't fell like looking up the price, but the real price is $1600-$1800.

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Pr3castDragon 3 points 53 months ago

I feel like you could've gotten a way better video card for a 1700$ build :/ For gaming, 16GB Ram is overkill, and the power supply was a bad choice, since your TDP draw is 400 wats. (Excusable if you're planning to do upgrades in the future)

General_TJ submitter 1 Build 1 point 50 months ago

Price is not right.

I do want to put in more or better cards in the future but I can play full graphics on any game so I am fine.

PolishXlion 2 Builds 1 point 53 months ago

Interesting... What problems withy the OCZ drive? WHy the WD green? WHy not k cpu with that MOBO? And 1700 dollars for that GPU? Not a bad build but has some interesting... CHoices. Please add more to the description to explain Everything!

General_TJ submitter 1 Build 1 point 50 months ago

OCZ has horrible firmware that causes the drives to become corrupted and to become paper weights. The last one I got I leave on my desk till a newer firmware is released(current 2.0 since last checked)

Plus I like Hybrid drives(not as fast as a SSD but they are still fast)

WD green was on sale and 3TB for storage(Games, files, programs)

I only wanted a i7 processor. I did think about it, but why pay more for want I will not use when I am going to have a dedicated graphics card or two

Price is not right

DiakonFrost 1 Build 1 point 46 months ago

Great build. i have the same GPU. and i thought to buy another one from sapphire to make it in cross fire. will i notice any difference?? or its not worth it?? +1 :)