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Most Recent Build

Empire Strikes Back (Again)

Rebuilt my main machine using my new Be Quiet Dark Base 700 White Limited Edition. Watch the build video I uploaded to You Tube: Stormtrooper Build Video





3/1/2020 - Upgraded the CPU to a Ryzen 3700X and added a Gigabyte 5700 XT Aorus OC. I also got the Razer Storm trooper headphones to complete the storm trooper desktop set.

Unboxing the prizes I won from Micro Center in their Build Bracket Challenge


4/15/2022: Upgrading the build to a custom loop. Firstly the parts:
Color(s): White
RGB Lighting? No
Theme: TV & Movie
Cooling: AIO Cooling
Size: ATX
Type: General Build

Build Updates

Changed the Motherboard

Added Cable Mod Vertical GPU Mount and Pro Cables

Upgraded CPU and Added a Partner GPU

Changed over to the Dark Side

Added a RTX 3080

Hardware

CPU
AMD - Ryzen 7 (5800X)
Socket: AM4
Cores: 8
Motherboard
$ 159.99
MSI - MPG Gaming Plus
Chipset: B550
CPU Socket: AM4
Size: ATX
Memory
$ 209.98
G.Skill - Trident Z (3600MHz) (Black/RGB) (2x)
Type: DDR4
Capacity: 32 GB
Graphics
EVGA - GeForce FTW3 Ultra Gaming
Chip Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip: RTX 3080
Interface: PCIe x16
Storage
$ 79.09
Intel - 660p
Form Factor: M.2
Interface: M.2 (M)
Capacity: 1 TB
Storage
$ 149.99
Samsung - 860 EVO
Form Factor: 2.5 Inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 1 TB
Storage
$ 58.80
Samsung - 960 EVO
Form Factor: M.2
Interface: M.2 (M)
Capacity: 250 GB
PSU
$ 205.42
Corsair - RMX (White)
Wattage: 850
Form Factor: ATX
Efficiency: 80+ Gold
Case
$ 199.90
be quiet! - Dark Base 700
Type: Mid-Tower
Side Panel: Tempered Glass
Case Fan
Corsair - Air SP120 (White)
Size: 120 mm
Cooling
$ 128.68
Corsair - H110i v2
Type: AIO
CableMod
CableMod - C-Series RMi & RMx Cable Kit
Mode: Stock
Sleeve: PRO ModMesh
CableMod
Accessories
$ 69.99
Accessories
$ 94.01
Accessories
$ 279.99
Monitor
$ 400.00
AOC - CQ27G1
Size: 27 Inch
Panel: TN
Refresh Rate: 144 Hz
Keyboard
$ 233.99
Ducky - One 2 (RGB)
Interface: Wired
Key Switch Type: Cherry MX Blue
Type: Full Size
Mouse
$ 68.00
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