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CPU: Was able to easily overclock the Ryzen 5 2600 to 4.0 GHZ, but unfortunately was unable to get to the fabled 4.1 and 4.2 GHz this cpu is apparently capable of. Otherwise it runs very well as many would expect from Ryzen.

CPU Cooler: Admittedly unnecessary given the Ryzen 5 comes with a cpu cooler, I just really liked the way Corsair's AIO coolers look... Worth it for the aesthetic and I guess it keeps my CPU cool enough highest temps at full load were 67 C with 1.325 V running through cpu at 4.0 GHZ

MotherBoard: Looks good, for 100 dollars it is great for overclocking, easy to use BIOS for Zen+ Ryzen cpu's, and includes good looking heat sinks and RGB. I will say the colors can be a little off but with some playing around you can get a very wide range of colors. Some may question the decision to go mATX but it was 20 dollars cheaper than the ATX version and I personally don't notice the form factor aesthetic as much

RAM: Looks good, runs fast which is essential for Ryzen CPUs or so I have heard but on bench marks it almost always performs much better than expected. One thing is that I had to adjust the clock speed in the BIOS as it had automatically set Ram speed at 2133 instead of 3200

Storage: Good, fast not much else to say

GPU: Yet to overclock this at all as it seems unnecessary at the 1080p 144hz monitor I use it on, but in most game I get well over 100+ frames consistently. I was worried about it being too bulky when I saw photos of it but it looks great love the back plate etc.

Case: One of the best looking cases available in my opinion, good cable management, at 70 bucks I think it is well worth the deal. One minor complaint is that one of the SSD drive bay mounts in the back has a stand off screw protruding through it so I could only use one of the SSD mounts. I haven't seen anyone else complain about this, so it could be user error.

PSU: Completely unnecessary for my build, but I wanted white cables, and everywhere I looked the cost of a fully modular PSUs and the cost of custom cables was like 50 + 90 dollars. Maybe I didn't look hard enough but at 110 dollars this PSU was a significantly better deal for the aesthetic I wanted. However I dislike how the cables for the 24 pin and 8 pin are wrapped as opposed to individual cables with cable combs, but overall I still like the way it looks

Overall: This is my first ever PC build, I loved everything about the process. The computer runs incredibly well on every benchmark I have tested at 1080p 144Hz

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Comments

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

Pretty! +1

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

Stormtrooper reporting for duty! Nice build!!!

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

is this monitor good for 144hz gaming ?

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

It's one of the better TN monitors, though depends on gaming purpose (i.e. competitive/fast paced or cinematic experience). VA panels are greater for color contrast, but lacks response time required for competitive or any fast paced gaming and possible latency issues, TN - opposite to VA. IPS - VA + TN, but rare to find one strictly meant for 1080p resolution.

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

A couple of issues with it are you can only run 144Hz through DVI so if your GPU doesn't have a DVI port it is not worth it, the screen can be a bit bright and can put some strain on your eyes if you plan to sit in front of it for awhile, and finally the stand adjustment set up kind of sucks or is rather non existent, you can sort of adjust the viewing angle but its still not great(Not a big deal to me personally, but I have heard others complain). If none of those things bother you than yes I think it is a very good for the price, but if you do have more money in your budget I would suggest something better.

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah get to know that from amazon reviews

  • 13 months ago
  • 0 points

just buy from msi msi optix 27inch monitor is about 200buck and has better quality

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

1080p looks good on 27inch ?

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

yeah it is awesome honestly saying don't know why people buy 1440p monitors unless they are professional video editors or pro gamers.

if that is too expensive than buy "Dell - D2719HGF 27.0" 1920x1080 144 Hz Monitor".This monitor costs 180 bucks and I think it is the best budget monitor. I really recommend this one. I've bought three of those monitors and playing game with it (also using my MSI optic 27).

if u don't like either of them and if u want 1440p with 144hz then u will need at least more than 350bucks

I've seen your monitor but dude don't buy that seriously the monitor is so weak... while my cousin was playing league of legends, he was literally shouting to the monitor and it broke down.... lol it is unbelievable but yeah acer monitors are not good so dont recommend them that much...

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Well i am not into 1440p gaming, 1080p will be enough for me. Thanks for info

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

i should mention that 1080p looks better at 24 inches due to the pixel density, at 27 there is less pixels at any given place (but i don't know how much worst it looks honestly)

  • 13 months ago
  • 0 points

Check out the viotech monitors. 1080p 144hz, good colors, curved, but not too much, and very nice looking: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07HGK5S9Z/?tag=pcpapi-20&th=1

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Almost all ram comes underclocked like that btw, so dont worry, its not a problem with your bios or anything. I also have the 2600, I got it to 4Ghz as well on a air cooler.

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

nice build!

Please tell some of your benchmarks on the pc:D

  • 13 months ago
  • 0 points

Paul, everything about this is trash. No RGB ram, no dank NZXT infinity AIO, no NVMe SSD, no RGB fans, no 8-core goodness, no RGB GPU, no RGB radiator fans, black radiator cables. I bet Apex Legends crashes every time you run it that's how bad it is. Also photos with flash hide the interior lighting so you suck at photography in addition to PC building. You also suck at chess. And basketball. And you're small.

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