Description

Well after many years of playing games and streaming on my Alienware system it was time to look at replacing it. The final straw was after trying to play the new Call of Duty Modern Warfare and getting owned at running a slow 30 FPS, and lagging horribly, even with all settings at the lowest they would go. I did weeks of research ad decided to go all AMD and was very pleased with the results. The build went very smoothly and luckily I didn't have any issues with any of the components, booted up first time and continues to run awesome with PSO and DOCP enabled on the motherboard. Playing Call of Duty Modern warfare now is a totally diffident and amazing experience. I can play it with everything at its max setting with everything turn on and am getting 250 - 270 FPS, what a major improvement. I have built a few computers in the past but had never build one that I wanted to run great look good as well, that took a little more thought and planning. I am very pleased at how it turned and and very happy with the performance it puts out.

Part Reviews

CPU

Popular CPU at the moment and I can see why, this thing is awesome... Eight cores, sixteen threads, overclockable, 1440p gaming at a decent price. Handles every game I can throw at it right now at the highest settings and performs amazingly.

Motherboard

One of my biggest decisions was the Motherboard, I went back and forth for about a week trying to decide on the right one to choose. I have used ASUS in the past and always had good luck with them so in the end i decided to go that way. So far I am very pleased with the board, it looks really good and has been performing well with all the benchmarks. Really like the ease of the BIOS, easy to navigate and update.

Memory

Great performance and one of the best looking RGB ram.

Storage

Super fast storage, boots up in less than 30 seconds.

Case

Really like this case.. had nice room to add all the components and really like all the cable management features it has.

Power Supply

I know this was probably an over kill here , was actually looking at going for a 650 watt but what the hell for an extra 15 bucks why not.

Case Fan

Fans were easy to install and have good software to control the colors and patterns..

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Comments

  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

This combo is both powerful and sexy, love it!

  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

Thank you...

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Looks, good. Just might want to remove the wraith max as the CPU cooler, as the wraith prism is the included CPU cooler, and doesn't need to be added to the pats list =).

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Crap, I put it in there as a place holder so i didn't forget anything and for got to remove it,, Thanks

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

NP

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Nice rig and RGB. Clean cabling. What made you choose the Asus ROG Strix X570-E , vs the other boards you were considering? Thanks.

  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

Thank you so much.. Well I was looking at a couple different boards, ASUS ROG Strix X570-E, Gigabyte X570 AORUS ULTRA , ASRock X570 Taichi. I was all ready to buy the Gigabyte board then the price jumped way up so I didn't get it, liked the reviews on the ASRock board but really didn't care much their BIOS, so having used ASUS boards in the past and also all the positive reviews online I decided to go for it. So far I have no issues with it and really like the BIOS and utilities.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Looks great! Going for a very similar build.

How are your thermals? Heard that the airflow on the H510 isn't great so I'm wondering how you're managing with the 4 case fans. Also the CPU cooler as well, as I want to go stock but I'm not 100% sure about it.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Thank you, I has the same questions as you , but right now with PSO and DOCP selected on I haven't seen any issues at all. I have heard to not put the case on a carpet floor since it draws airflow from the bottom and it could cause problems. Ill Try to look at all the temps again when i get home and give you a good number though.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

This build looks awesome! For the LL120 fans, did you have to purchase a controller as well? Not sure how to install it. Would love to hear your process!

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Thank you so much, im real happy with the way it turned out. The Corsair LL120 fans install wasn't that bad at all just lots of wires to manage in the end. lol Everything was in the box of 3 that I purchased and didn't have to purchase a separate controller to operate the fans. I just mounted the fans in the case first and near the end of the build I mounted the RGB fan hub and the lighting node in the back of the case and hooked them up to the SATA cables. Here is a great video showing everything, really helped me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsUpFGbMxbg

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Awesome thanks a lot for your reply! Your build definitely influenced me to get the LL120 as well. I love the way they look with the stock amd wraith cooler!