The Warlock died time for the next build


#1

So the mobo on the warlock died and I had had some other problems as well so I decided to bite the bullet and start over. I started with a syber vapor I custom build pc with an I5 4690k, 4GB of DDR3 1600mhz ram, a gtx 970 SC, a 250 gb ssd, a zalman low profile cpu cooler, and a msi z97i ac mobo. When It gets here Friday (hopefully) I will be changing the ram to 16GB (2x8GB) of Trident x 1866mhz cas 8 ram adding another 250gb ssd for raid 0 and a third 500GB ssd for games, and its no bigger than an Xbox one


#2

Post sweet nudes when you get the build together.


#3

Obviously lol


#4

Electronic death is merely an opportunity for rebirth. \m/

…hope you had backups.


#5

well I’m using all the ssd’s and hdds from the old build so it should be fine I’ll have 1TB OF SSD SPACE!!!


#6

What the fuck do you do for a living? Me and my 6+ years old (given used so even older than that) dinosaur of a computer and I are clearly in the wrong field of employment.


#7

I work IT Security for an engineering company


#8

I changed it to an i7 4790k as they were out of stock of the i5s and am using 16GB 2133mhz ram instead. Also I will be switching from 2x250GB SSDs and 1x512GB SSD to just 2x512GB SSDs as the motherboard I was forced to get only has 2 sata ports


#9

@SOCRATEZ, you’re in the broke student field of employment. Of course you’re going to have troubles.


#10

The struggle is real


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#13

I like the horizontal case. Super classy. But is it vertical capable for space saving needs at things like LANs?


#14

yea i have it in vertical right now


#15

So now that its finally full set up ram clocks and all tightened down I’ll post the real specs

Case: Syber vapor Case from Cyberpower
CPU: I7-4770k quad core at 4.0 Ghz
Memory: 16GB 1600mhz cas 7-9-9-26
Graphics: EVGA GTX 970 Superclocked
Motherbaord: ASRock h81m-ITX/Wifi (soon to be upgraded to a 97 series chipset mobo
PSU: 450W SFX PSU
SSD: samsung 850 EVO (250GB) / kingston v300 (250GB) / crucial (512GB)
Cooling Zalman low profile ultra quiet CPU cooler
Mouse: Razer Naga Epic Chroma
Keyboard: Logitech G510S
sound system: Creative X-Fi 5.1 surround


#16

OK, I have been curious about the cost of upgrading my dinosaur and this shit you have is expensive. I think my upgrade process will be a multiyear adventure. Next up, motherboard, CPU and ram once I get the kid into college. Shit, I mean multi decade adventure.


#17

well I went full on overkill with both my builds you can easily play high end games like evolve for half this


#18

It actually isn’t too bad if you go AMD and buy one part per month. RAM is cheap, CPU’s are a shitload cheaper, harddrives are also very cheap and you can also move your old one, a case is not even a drop in the bucket compared to the video card.


#19

Video card and CPU are by far the most expensive part these days. @Carl_Bananas if you need help picking parts let me know, I’ll definitely get you the most bang for your buck. A few hundred bucks goes a looooooong way now a days.


#20

@freeb1rd I think I will take you up on this but it probably won’t be until next year. I just purchased some additional ram for my dinosaur to bring it up to 8 gig. Thankfully they still sell the ddr2. I didn’t realize when I was in game that I was just about maxing out my 4 gigs.