(a bit less Ghetto than before) Ghetto Designs Presents - The Armored Engine. (name from the stickers)

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(a bit less Ghetto than before) Ghetto Designs Presents - The Armored Engine. (name from the stickers)

The updated build Shares little reseblance (not including the zipied cooler again and most of the reused parts) to the old one.

Most parts ware ordered from aliexpress, as that was the cheapest option even comparing to the used market back at home.
The new motherboard is a Killsre x9a LGA 1356 board, featuring a 6 core 12 threaded xeon E5 2440 and 8 GB of 1333mhz DDR3 Ram.
The motherboard listed in the Hardware section is not accurate, as it does not exist on this site.
Neither is the processor, it seems that LGA 1356 does not exist on this site.

Replaced the preprietery PSU with an 650 W OCZ one from around 2013.
I kept the EVGA 960 4GB as i had ran out of funds to upgrade.
I replaced the Fans with some better looking ones with red led's in a ring shape.
I bought an cable extension for the 24pin cable (the regular one looked ugly).
The noise it produces now is alot less than before, its like comparing a prius to a jet engine, in terms of loudness.

OLD DISC.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
This pc is made from parts that I got for free, from work.
These parts, they ware going to throw out (not including the Case, Cpu, SSD, Ram and Gpu as I had those bought for a project i never finished).
The motherboard is an Atx Non standart HP OEM board from the Z200 series workstation PC, It had no cooler that would fit it, so I had to ziptie it to the motherboard, works fine btw.
(the cooler had the intel feetsies broken off anyways soo didnt lose a perfectly fine cooler)
The motherboard requires an OEM PSU, thankfully it came with the 320 W instead of 160W, so i was capable of powering the EVGA GTX960 4GB.
As well ass the PSU being prepriotary, the FPC's ware too, so I was unable to use the case FPC, Instead of dangling around, it is fit in place using modeling clay (the non Wet type).
It features a 120GB cheap SSD, as well as a Seagate Barracude 1TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive.
12 GB's of DDR3 1333mhz Ram and an X3470 4 core 8 thread CPU.
The PSU is secured to the top of the case via 4 screws (not that secure but keeps it from falling off during small movements).

The PC is super loud under load (PSU fan is way too loud), so ill be upgrading to a normal ATX mobo with 6 core 12 thread Xeon X58 and using the OCZ 650W (unknown rating) PSU that i have laying around (not able to use due to motherboard).
I forgot what the case was called, so the hardware listing is incorrect, same with the PSU and SSD.
Color(s): Black Red
RGB Lighting? No
Theme: Color
Cooling: Air Cooling
Size: Micro-ATX
Type: General Build


This build participated in 2 contests.

Build Updates

Replaced the Cooler with somthing that can keep the cpu under 40 idle.

Full rebuild


$ 75.77
Intel - Xeon E5-2630
Socket: LGA 2011
Cores: 6
Intel - X79 Motherboard (discontinued)
Chipset: X79
Size: ATX
$ 289.99
Chip Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip: GTX 960
$ 48.30
Seagate - Barracuda Compute (ST1000DM010)
Form Factor: 3.5 Inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 1 TB
Silicon Power - S55
Form Factor: 2.5 Inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 120 GB
$ 49.99
OCZ - ZS Series
Wattage: 650
Form Factor: ATX
Efficiency: 80+ Bronze
zebronics - Desire
Type: Mid-Tower
Side Panel: Solid
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