Black Phoenix II

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Black Phoenix II

Recently upgraded motherboard/CPU/RAM, due to old Intel DH55TC motherboard finally dying shortly after a power outage and surge.
Also replaced power supply.

Kept all other components from previous build Black Phoenix (GPU, case, drives, etc).

Mobo- Gigabyte B450M-DS3H
CPU- AMD Ryzen 5 1600 AF
CPU Cooler- AMD Wraith Stealth
RAM- Mushkin 16GB (2x8GB)
GPU- MSI Armor RX570 8GB Mk2
Storage - Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5" SSD, WD 2TB HDD
Case- NZXT H500 Black
PSU- Thermaltake 700W Smart Series 80+
Monitor - Viewsonic VX2768-2KP (2560x1440@144Hz) 27"
Color(s): Black Red
RGB Lighting? No
Theme: none
Cooling: Air Cooling
Size: Micro-ATX
Type: General Build

Build Updates

Major upgrade

Added more fans.

Upgraded monitor

Hardware

CPU
$ 109.38
AMD - Ryzen 5 (1600) (YD1600BBAEBOX)
Socket: AM4
Cores: 6
Motherboard
$ 124.41
Gigabyte - B450M DS3H
Chipset: B450
CPU Socket: AM4
Size: Micro-ATX
Memory
Mushkin - Essentials
Type: DDR4
Capacity: 16 GB
Graphics
$ 129.99
MSI - RX 570 Armor
Chip Manufacturer: AMD
Chip: RX 570
Storage
$ 101.00
Samsung - 850 EVO
Form Factor: 2.5 Inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 500 GB
Storage
$ 64.36
Seagate - Barracuda (ST2000DM006)
Form Factor: 3.5 Inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 2 TB
PSU
Thermaltake - PS-SPR-0700NHFAWU-1 (discontinued)
Wattage: 700
Form Factor: ATX
Efficiency: 80+
Case
$ 99.99
NZXT - H500, Black
Type: Mid-Tower
Side Panel: Tempered Glass
Monitor
$ 273.63
ViewSonic - Frameless (VX2768-2KP)
Size: 27 Inch
Panel: IPS
Refresh Rate: 144 Hz
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