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Comment reply on Xychic's Completed Build: Ares - My first PC build

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Around 20-25C, I live in England so it's kinda cool. Room temperature is 18-19C.

Comment reply on Blog Post "ASRock Fatal1ty Z270 Gaming-ITX/ac Mini ITX Live Stream Build"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Please can you save 1 cent on this, it would be so satisfying! Other than that I am stoked to watch this, should be able to as I have the next few days off, but I need to check what I should be doing, UK timezone here!

Comment reply on Bogz14's Completed Build: First PC Build - Mid Tier Gaming

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Great build, nice colour combo! it is always nice to see a mid tier PC in this see of 6950X triple titans or i3's with RX 460's. The middle ground is rarely shown.

You might want to add some front intake fans, just as an idea to increase the cooling as you currently have negative pressure, dust is more likely to be sucked in through any gaps. even moving both fans to the front filtered intake may be better. Just my opinion

Great Build!

Comment reply on danjem555's Completed Build: Green slime

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

What lighting are you using, looks like NZXT lighting kit

Comment reply on Xychic's Completed Build: Ares - My first PC build

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

It's also set on a fan curve in the BIOS

Comment reply on Xychic's Completed Build: Ares - My first PC build

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

I have it set on a fan curve, it stays about 40% and is really quiet, I probably should have gone with the quiet editions but it's not bad.

Comment reply on Xychic's Completed Build: Ares - My first PC build

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

I had minecraft unlimited an peaked at 1,000fps, but that's not good for the GPU so I play with it locked at 120fps, barely drops with 16 chunks loaded and full fancy graphics, smooth lighting, however I do use optifine. I play crysis and battlefield 4 and on high with some settings on ultra I can achieve a steady 60fps without too much issue. CPU has never got any higher than 60°C and it barely reaches that. GPU has never got any higher than 70°C so no worries there. The two intake fans stay around 1,000 - 1,100 rpm and the exhaust fans stay around 850 - 950 rpm. Hope this was useful!

Comment reply on cmn65's Completed Build: My First Build

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

I used the same cooler, great cooler, but made it very hard to install the CPU Power cable

Comment reply on Xychic's Completed Build: Ares - My first PC build

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

That's me! Thanks for helping out (sort of), I will try report the bug to MSI but unless others have the same problem I guess it won't get changed. I can always hope! Thanks for the feedback!

Comment reply on WtR's Completed Build: Wooden Custom Case Build. [First Build]

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

The Build is up! Had a great experience building and am proud of my new rig!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Fans stop spinning"

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

I had HWMonitor but that had been installed 3 days before the problem occurred. I am slowly installing each program and checking the fans.

Comment reply on anasmy's Completed Build: reaperRed v2 (Revival of my previous PC Build)

  • 39 months ago
  • 2 points

Never been a fan of the corsair vengeance ram but it doesn't look bad in your build, great colour scheme! (I have a red and black of as well) I hope you get the graphics card soon! +1

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Fans stop spinning"

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

I hate to break it to you, you are grossly mistaken, have had it running for 1 hour now whilst reinstalling drivers and programs, fans haven't stopped once. I guess it was some program messing with fan speeds?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Fans stop spinning"

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the reply, I thought that might be the case so I set them to be set at 60% constant, they still ended up stopping, performing a clean install of Windows to see if that was it.

Comment reply on WtR's Completed Build: Wooden Custom Case Build. [First Build]

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

I will :) I decided to strike a balance between looks and performance rather than go with a purely price to performance build, I could have easily got a 1060 6gb but decided to save that for a future upgrade and use a 960, I hope you like the finished product!

Might be a while as some parts have a 1-2 month dispatch time :/

Comment reply on WtR's Completed Build: Wooden Custom Case Build. [First Build]

  • 40 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice build, in one of the pics it looks like you could have sanded a bit more (one showing the white base coat I think) but the final look is awesome, as a 16 year old building my first PC soon (just ordered the parts) you are one of the reasons I have been inspired to join the community!

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