Description

This build was meant to be built for Christmas as a gift to my brother, but as time went on it became obvious that he needed a PC now for several reasons. Due to this I got to work on finding the best price to performance PC for my brother and ended up with this system. The name Endor comes from a cow that my brother used to walk and counters the name of my PC, Gerald which is masculine as compared to feminine. Another counter of the two builds is the blue color scheme. This was mostly based around the RAM, for the color of the RAM, is blue (don't think about the wording of that sentence to much, I know my English is awful) . The one game I have bench marked, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege, achieves an average frame rate of 120 fps on very high settings preset, and due to the high refresh rate of the monitor the gloriously high frame rate can be enjoyed to the fullest extent. Overall my brother and I both enjoy the computer and hope that it will last long into the future.

Part Reviews

CPU

This processor is amazing, compared to the one in my build. A very noticeable difference is seen in video editing and games run much smoother on this chip. Very happy with the performance and price!

CPU Cooler

A quiet, small, and easy to install cooler. It blocks no RAM slots on the motherboard I own and keeps the CPU at a reasonable temperature, even under load.

Motherboard

Very good for it's price range, and while it can't overclock the CPU very well, for it is a B150 board, the crossfire support as well as its good design make it a great motherboard.

Memory

Looks very good and is very affordable. The only downside is the lack of control over the LEDs, but I do quite enjoy what it adds to the build.

Storage

Plenty of storage, and it hasn't failed yet!

Case

Looks great and cable management is a breeze with this case. Would recommend!

Power Supply

For the price it gives enough power to my PC and has enough left over that if I ever decide to add a second RX 480 I have that option. The PSU also has a bronze efficiency rating which is a huge plus considering that the energy bill is already high enough.

Operating System

You need it. If you want to play anything other than Minecraft your going to need windows, for there is a lack of support for games on Linux at the moment.

Wireless Network Adapter

For the price it is a great adapter. Only issue was driver install, but other than that a good product.

Monitor

Cheapest 1ms 144hz freesync 24" monitor on the market currently and runs like a champ. No problems thus far.

Custom

Price to performance the best of any GPU currently and runs all games that I own so far, at a 60 fps or greater on 1080p ultra. As for the cooler it is silent and allows for a great overclock on the core clock. Another great card from Sapphire and AMD.

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Comments

  • 42 months ago
  • 8 points

Its called Endor, but half of your pictures are outdoor?!

+1

  • 42 months ago
  • 5 points

Lol thank you. Made me think of saying it with a strong country accent "Hey! It's rainin. You kids get N'DORs before you get wet and muddy."

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Hehe thats pretty good

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

LOL!

  • 42 months ago
  • 2 points

This was a really good build.Cable management was flawless for the case. Parts were also really well chosen.Overall Very Nice +1

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you!

  • 42 months ago
  • 2 points

To me this build is simple and clean, my style. Kudos for helping out your brother!

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks man! Appreciate it

  • 42 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice job. Wish you had taken all the photos in front of that little water fall.

Thumbs up.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah I was planning on it but then snow came by the time all the parts got to me. I might add more pictures in the future.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

That placement is really pretty and eye catching.

  • 40 months ago
  • 2 points

That's what I call cable management!

  • 40 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks man, appreciate the feedback!

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

I just like it when people build things for others. Bonus points for building something for someone else and still handing it over after admitting you like it better than yours.!

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

props for pics +1

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks man

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Did u buy an external optical drive to install win 10? Or u use a flash drive?

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

I ripped out an external drive from one of my previous builds and attached it temporarily for OS install.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

What color is the LED on the RAM?

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Blue, it fits well with the rest of the build

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Awesome! Just what I was hoping to hear. Thanks

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

How is that Sapphire card holding up? Really torn between that one and the XFX GTR...

  • 39 months ago
  • 2 points

The Sapphire card is doing very well, it runs very cool at stock and rarely has the fans turn on (the fans only turn on at temperatures above 50°C). I have not tried overclocking the card but it holds very well in all my day to day tasks very well. Take a look at the subreddit buildapcsales. They have a lot of value deals on the RX 480. Good luck on your build!

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! Yeah I'm gonna wait to see if the RyZen 5 gets a drop date... but I've been refreshing /r/buildapcdeals for about a week now like a mad man