All prices in $CDN.
Spotted a great deal on a local Zen5 1500X and an RX 570 Armor, then Newegg's Fantastech sale hit me in the face with some RAM and Mobo kinder surprise. EVGA midweek madness for the PSU. 850W is overkill but it allows for peace of mind and upgrades.
I restored a Dell XPS 630 chassis from my previous project. I decided to do a custom white paint job and slight modifications of the chassis as it was in pretty rough shape. It was a lot of work, but talk about nostalgic ... it definitely makes this build.
- 1500X 3.8GHz @ 1.30v, 70c stressed
- Vulcan XMP profile 3000MHz 1.35v 16-18-18-38
- GPU on stock settings, 0db
3DMark Firestrike scores nicely @10,222 without overclocking the CPU. The new user is a happy individual with this one for sure, and I'll miss the case.
Easy. Solid. - 3.9Ghz @ 1.35V - XMP/DOCP 3000 on B-Die activated
Great deal with quite a typical MIR ... and then on sale!
Good value RAM, comes on sale often. Slow timings make it sloppy for Infinity Fabric and overclocking in general, but the 3000 speed mostly makes up for it. I didn't see the need to OC.
4GB model is more efficient for price:VRAM useage. Cheap cooler, but it does do just fine for a moderate OC.
Large wattage Bronze+ for that price ... B-Stock anyone?