Description

This build is meant for gaming. Overclocked my Ryzen 3 1200 to 4.0GHz at 1.3125V using the stock cooler. And yes I have an mATX mobo in an ATX case.

UserBenchmark Results: http://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/7161115

Cinebench R15 Results: http://prntscr.com/h91ytb

Part Reviews

CPU

Overclocked to 4.0GHz at 1.3125V using the stock cooler reaching low 80c under 100% CPU usage. Scored a 606 on Cinebench R15.

Motherboard

Best B350 board for the price. User-friendly BIOS. Easy to overclock.

Memory

Runs at 2666MHz (XMP Profile). Only problem is that it is actually CL16 and not CL15, as advertised.

Storage

A must-have for current gaming PC's. Affordable SSD that boots Windows 10 in less than ten seconds. Game loading times are lightning fast.

Storage

Standard 7200RPM hard drive. 1 TB for 49.99 USD.

Video Card

Perfect for the games I play (CS:GO, Fortnite, League of Legends). At first, I thought that the 3GB VRAM would be a limiting factor in some games but it doesn't seem to be. Overclocked the core +130MHz and the memory +450MHz.

Case

Only one 120mm intake fan. Cable management was annoying to deal with, especially as a beginner. At its price, it should have at least two fans and maybe even a PSU shroud.

Wireless Network Adapter

Best WiFi PCI-E card for the price. Low ping in games. Worked out of the box without setting up any drivers.

Case Fan

Perfect as an exhaust fan. Very quiet, even at full speed.

Monitor

Got it for 99 USD on Amazon, but there are better options out there for the same price. Speakers are mediocre.

Keyboard

Love the Window Key lock mode feature. But it easily collects dust, among other things, in the little spaces between the keys. No RGB (I like it).

Mouse

Have mine for three years and counting, its a reasonably durable mouse. However, if you use the side buttons a lot they start to loosen up.

Headphones

Got it for 47 USD from a Newegg sale. The sizes on the sides of the headset can switch easily which makes it uncomfortable sometimes.

Comments

  • 24 months ago
  • 2 points

What games do you play on this build?

  • 24 months ago
  • 2 points

CS:GO, LoL, Fortnite, eventually PUBG.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Does this cpu works without bios update ? Some people are saying that ryzen 3 won't post without a new bios.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

For ASRock, I had no problem booting up without the new BIOS update. In most cases, you should always update BIOS to the latest anyway.

  • 17 months ago
  • 2 points

To eliminate confusion, I will state the obvious fact that “most cases” is metaphorical, not referring to the case

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes haha

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  • 24 months ago
  • 2 points

How is keyboard?

  • 24 months ago
  • 3 points

Works exactly as a keyboard should. Love the Window Key lock mode feature.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

How awesome are those Haribro Gummybears? Lol

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

My favorite snack! Especially the sour ones.

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

Is your system still running well? 4 GHz is really good to hear and with the stock cooler no less. I've been looking at trading up to a Ryzen cpu on the same MB you have. I'm currently using an i3-6100, so getting the 4 cores and around 4GHz would be nice.

I did read through some of the reviews of the Pro4 MB on Newegg. I noticed a decent amount of people had issues with it but I also know that of all the people to add reviews, people are more likely to add a review if they've had a bad experience vs a good one.

+1 for the gummy bears :D

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes, my system's running perfectly fine. In fact, I'm typing this message with it right now haha!

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

And yes, I hit the "silicon lottery" with my CPU overclock. I was quite surprised to get 4 GHz, let alone using the stock cooler. Goes to show how well Ryzen coolers actually are!

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

Well I have a Cryorig H7 ready to put on if/when I grab a Ryzen and MB, so hopefully I'll be able to get close anyway. Thanks!

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

I wouldn't bother with the H7. The stock cooler should be enough. I would only buy an aftermarket cooler if its 100% necessary.

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  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

The most expensive thing on the list...HARIBO GUMMY BEARS.

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

YOU ALREADY KNOW

  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

;-; y u put computer there waste of the aesthetics

  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't have desk space.

  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

cant u at least put it somewhere it can be seen? like maybe under the desk or smthing?

  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't want to put it on carpet because static or whatever.

  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

does the keyboard have any noticeable rbg?

  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

No, the K66 has no RGB unless you count the Windows Key lock feature.

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