At the moment, I am 16 so I mainly use this for gaming but soon plan to do light video editing. Every thing is working amazing and all of the parts work as they are supposed to without problems. As you can see from the photos I wanted to go with a green/black theme (instead of the usual red/black), and decided to paint the corsair rings green, because for some reason they don't have green as a color, and try to get parts that both perform well and go with the color scheme. Being in Canada, this case in green was extremely difficult to get because microcenter doesn't accept Canadian credit cards, so my parents asked a pretty big favor of a friend who lives in the US to order, pickup and ship to a PO box, which took a while.I got the idea on where to put the Hue from another post on this site, they also used the same fan layout, so I went with that. But I didn't want to drill into the Hue like them, so I found some metal bars, bent them to a 90 degree angle, screwed them into the fan holes and used double sided tape to get the Hue to stay there. So far I am extremely happy with it, it runs every game I try at max setting getting well over 60fps. It definitely beats using a 4 year old laptop that overheats when you play any game. The only upgrades I see going into this anytime soon is possible another 8Gb or ram, a second monitor, green sleeved extension cables, a 780Ti backplate and overclocking later on. NOTE for pictures I was taking them as I was building it, so some are darker than others because it was later at night and they were taken with my phone
CPU: I chose the cpu because it was sufficient for what I was doing, I don't really need hyper threading. Motherboard: I chose this for somewhat obvious reasons, its green. But it also is a sturdy motherboard and made by a reliable company. RAM: Same price as other 8Gb sticks and it matches the color scheme. Storage: SSD for windows, to boot up fast. And the only reason I got the 4Tb is because it was on sale for a really good price for the amount of storage it has on it. Video Card: I wanted to go with a card that was powerful and matched the colors, which is one reason I went with a reference design. I wanted a 780Ti, but decided to go with a 780 because it was cheaper, but then I checked the 780Tis on NewEgg and saw that this one was on sale cheaper than regular 780Tis , and that it was a superclocked version so I went with the Ti version. And I know the 800 series are coming out soon, but I didn't want to wait and I don't plan on upgrading this for a while. Case: The first time I saw this case I wanted it immediately, it has such a sleek look to it and the cable management in the case is amazing. I could easily hide the cables from sight. Power Supply: Corsair is a pretty trusted name and I wanted to go with the 750w just to be sure, and if I ever wanted to add more Ram in the near future it would be easily possible. Monitor: I went with a 24 inch screen because I felt 21 inch was fairly small (I had a 21 inch picked out before). It was also a good price and had speakers. Keyboard/Mouse: Even though it isn't mechanical it is still pretty nice, and for the price its a good deal with the mouse. Headset: Didn't originally want to go for this, but in the store it was on sale for $70, so close to half off, and I read it was a good headset and that the mic was clear so I went with it.