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Ryzen 7 2700 2k Gaming Build

by illegalmod

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24 Comments

Details

Date Published

July 7, 2018

Date Built

June 1, 2018

CPU Clock Rate

3.7 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

31.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

55.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.607 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

8.008 GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

48.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

68.0° C

Description

update added 2 more sticks of g.skill, and purchased a delta rgb ssd. Both shown in first picture.

update swapped out my ugly 24 pin connector for a white one to match.

I created this build to play PUBG and FAR CRY 5 at 2k resolution @ 144hz maxed settings.

This thing is SUUUPER fast! Boot time on the SSD is less then 4s. Runs silent and cold! Looks BEAUTIFUL! benchmarked the system and got "UFO" ratings on all areas of the build.

Nzxt case blew me away! The deepcool water pump was easy to install and looks great! Works Great!

G.Skills RAM is best in class!

The Rysen CPU overclocked from 3.4- 3.7 without touching voltage. 1658 rating on Cinabench

Went from playing on a 1080p 32" tv @ 60hz to my Dell 27" 2k monitor @ 144hz. MAN!!! I didn't know what I was missing.

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EASTER_EGG 1 Build 1 point 9 months ago

I think you did a fantastic job, you deserve to be rewarded with some smooth, 2k gaming

illegalmod submitter 1 Build 1 point 9 months ago

I appreciate it my dude. Thanks!

Ben28282 2 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

Good job but that 24 cable sticks out like a sore thumb

illegalmod submitter 1 Build 2 points 7 months ago

Just swapped out that 24 for a all white cable. Pics soon to come.

illegalmod submitter 1 Build 2 points 6 months ago

swapped that cable out for a white one :)

illegalmod submitter 1 Build 1 point 9 months ago

HAHA! I was waiting for that. It bothers the hell outa me too. I'm gona get the cable covers or paint it white. Thanks dude.

Lobsterareawesome 8 Builds 2 points 9 months ago

You could get extensions from cablemod

illegalmod submitter 1 Build 2 points 9 months ago

I'll have to check that out. Thank!

illegalmod submitter 1 Build 2 points 6 months ago

I did, ty!

Lobsterareawesome 8 Builds 1 point 6 months ago

Looks much better :D

Dmolitor 3 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

Build looks fantastic! If you have issues with your monitor turning on when you turn your PC on from either off/sleep, the monitor sometimes comes with the deep sleep feature enabled, turn that off in the menu and it will fix. :)

illegalmod submitter 1 Build 1 point 9 months ago

I do have that issue! Thanks brother! Cleaned that right up. Cheers!

Dmolitor 3 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

Of course my man! I always try to recommend that. Frustrated me for the longest time. Idk why they think it's a good idea to enable that feature. Trolls. LOL

yousha 1 point 9 months ago

RGB strip?

illegalmod submitter 1 Build 1 point 9 months ago

yea, the cpu water pump comes with one.

dobsok84 1 point 9 months ago

I have the same MOBO, did you get decent sound settings? Mine sounds dead and hollow no matter how I tweak Sonic Studio 3.

illegalmod submitter 1 Build 1 point 9 months ago

what are you using for output? headphones? speakers? im using razer kraken headphones, and it sounds good to me.

Nikz-sama 1 point 8 months ago

Nicely done, I'd suggest turning the SSD around but I understand you'd have to get a new sticker then or live without it ^ ^ . Also, 2k means a lot of things but I would not use it as a substitute for 1440p, coz it's just not, cheers :) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2K_resolution

illegalmod submitter 1 Build 1 point 7 months ago

I would have loved to have the ssd turned that way. However, that opening you see has 2 mechanical hardrives in it. There is absolutely NO space lol.

When I say 2k, I mean it as in DCI 2k (native resolution) 2048x1080.

Nikz-sama 1 point 7 months ago

Thanks for the response and yeah, I see, makes sense why you didn't turn it around then :) Also, I am kinda intrigued as to why would you go with such a cinema specific resolution on a pc then? Do you just let the monitor scale it? But that would look blurry on an 1440p lcd monitor unless you won't scale it and let it have black letterboxes around.

justrichie 1 Build 1 point 7 months ago

How loud is the gpu at idle and load?

illegalmod submitter 1 Build 1 point 6 months ago

it's silent. I never hear it, even under load. It runs pubg at 98%-100% for hoooours and temps peg at 80 (with ocing). If I manually turn the fans on full blast, its pretty loud, so this is going to boil down to its environment. With the water cooled CPU, the heat that the cpu generates is moved to the radiator, then out of the case, unlike say a fan cpu cooler where it is transferred away from the CPU, but still blown inside the case ( to be absorbed by other components ).

Jreimers123 1 point 3 months ago

Awesome build!, coincidentally, I am currently building my first custom pc and bought nearly identical parts, the only parts i have yet to buy are the graphics card and ram (coincidentally identical again) and i couldn't find a clear description of that card's cooling/overclocking capabilities, could you clear some of that up for me? Also since you have a nearly identical build, how's the overall performance?

p.s. AWESOME LIGHTING

illegalmod submitter 1 Build 1 point 3 months ago

The card stays cool, and has a single fan for cooling. I used evga's overclocking software and have been able to get go about 30% increase on the stock clocks. The build runs better then expected. the only thing holding it back is GPU. Even tho it performs great, its slowly become out dated.

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