(PCGT VI) Jiggles Reviews CKIII - "What’s complex about it? Get the cousins to strawberry float. 10/10"

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PostRe: (PCGT VI) Jiggles Reviews CKIII - "What’s complex about it? Get the cousins to strawberry float. 10/10"
by Memento Mori » Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:29 am

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What are the specs?

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PostRe: (PCGT VI) Jiggles Reviews CKIII - "What’s complex about it? Get the cousins to strawberry float. 10/10"
by Tafdolphin » Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:45 am

Is an antistatic band that important? I've never used one whilst upgrading...

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PostRe: (PCGT VI) Jiggles Reviews CKIII - "What’s complex about it? Get the cousins to strawberry float. 10/10"
by Cuttooth » Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:46 am

I've always just periodically grounded myself on a radiator or something.

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PostRe: (PCGT VI) Jiggles Reviews CKIII - "What’s complex about it? Get the cousins to strawberry float. 10/10"
by Jenuall » Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:09 am

Yeah I've gone with the touch a radiator approach in the past and had no problems, but the project I'm on at work has like a boxful of antistatic wristbands so I thought I'd grab one for a change!

Memento Mori wrote:What are the specs?


Specs are:

Mobo: MSI X570 Gaming Plus
CPU: Ryzen 3700X
CPU Cooler: Bequiet Dark Rock 4
GPU: MSI Ventus RTX 2070 Super (harvested from old PC)
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 16GB DDR4 3600MHz
Storage: ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro 1TB
PSU: Bequiet Pure Power 530W [i](harvested from old PC)
Case: Bequiet Silent Base 600
Case Fans: Bequiet Silent Wings 3 (x2)


As you can see I was interested in keeping it quiet! :lol:

Been running some benchmarks and things on it today to check temps and stability and it all looks good! :toot:

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PostRe: (PCGT VI) Jiggles Reviews CKIII - "What’s complex about it? Get the cousins to strawberry float. 10/10"
by Jenuall » Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:30 pm

Been spending some of today playing through some games that my old machine struggled to run well with everything whacked up to full in the settings.

Seeing a new machine blitz games that brought and old one to its knees will never not be enjoyable! :toot:

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PostRe: (PCGT VI) Jiggles Reviews CKIII - "What’s complex about it? Get the cousins to strawberry float. 10/10"
by Memento Mori » Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:21 pm

Think I'm going to drop the blu-ray drive from my new PC plans. Realistically I'm probably never going to use it, can't even remember the last time I used my DVD drive and that means I can switch for a LIAN LI LANCOOL II GAMING case which has glowing reviews.

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by andretmzt » Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:37 pm

Lian Li make some fantastic cases. My NCase M1 was put together in their factory and the build quality is top notch. Lancool II looks good and comes with some nice features for the price. Runs a bit loud and warm for my tastes though. #thermalsnob

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PostRe: (PCGT VI) Jiggles Reviews CKIII - "What’s complex about it? Get the cousins to strawberry float. 10/10"
by Tafdolphin » Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:43 pm

I've never not chosen the cheapest case that can fit all the correct gooseberry fool inside. I'd use a cardboard box if I could get away with it

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PostRe: (PCGT VI) Jiggles Reviews CKIII - "What’s complex about it? Get the cousins to strawberry float. 10/10"
by Cuttooth » Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:54 pm

Fractal Design all the way. :datass:

Rarely leaving the house this year has of course given me wandering thoughts that I could build one of those desk PCs for a cleaner look. Then I look at desk cases and they are the most hideous things to have existed.

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PostRe: (PCGT VI) Jiggles Reviews CKIII - "What’s complex about it? Get the cousins to strawberry float. 10/10"
by Memento Mori » Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:09 pm

Tafdolphin wrote:I've never not chosen the cheapest case that can fit all the correct gooseberry fool inside. I'd use a cardboard box if I could get away with it

Good news mate.

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PostRe: (PCGT VI) Jiggles Reviews CKIII - "What’s complex about it? Get the cousins to strawberry float. 10/10"
by Jenuall » Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:13 pm

I sometimes see those builds where people lay things out on a flat board and think it looks cool, but it just too impractical for me.

I always used to go with the cheapest case I could buy, or just reusing an existing one (my last case served me well for 13 years). So far I'm pleased with the case I went for this time, it wasn't too expensive and it really has helped to keep things noticeably quieter. I've mainly played a few older titles on the new build today, stuff from the last 5 years or so, and it has barely been audible when playing them which is great!

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PostRe: (PCGT VI) Jiggles Reviews CKIII - "What’s complex about it? Get the cousins to strawberry float. 10/10"
by Memento Mori » Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:45 pm

Given I'm unlikely to be able to source a 3080 before Brexit transition period ends, I think I'm going to buy every component but the GPU before that as prices could fluctuate wildly. Switch my existing 970 into the new machine or buy a placeholder card?

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PostRe: (PCGT VI) Jiggles Reviews CKIII - "What’s complex about it? Get the cousins to strawberry float. 10/10"
by Ironhide » Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:04 pm

Cuttooth wrote:Fractal Design all the way. :datass:


This.

While I do like my current case (Raijintek Metis Evo) its not a patch on my previous two Fractal ones, the last one (Node 304) is still sitting under my desk and there's a definite temptation to try to cram my current hardware in it.

Thinking of turning it into a NAS/media server.

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by Tafdolphin » Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:14 pm

Memento Mori wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:I've never not chosen the cheapest case that can fit all the correct gooseberry fool inside. I'd use a cardboard box if I could get away with it

Good news mate.

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I'm going to find a guide and do this

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PostRe: (PCGT VI) Jiggles Reviews CKIII - "What’s complex about it? Get the cousins to strawberry float. 10/10"
by Dowbocop » Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:36 pm

Ironhide wrote:
Cuttooth wrote:Fractal Design all the way. :datass:


This.

While I do like my current case (Raijintek Metis Evo) its not a patch on my previous two Fractal ones, the last one (Node 304) is still sitting under my desk and there's a definite temptation to try to cram my current hardware in it.

Thinking of turning it into a NAS/media server.

I probably won't be even contemplating building a new system until well into next year after a dalliance with the idea a few weeks ago, but I've been thinking about what to do with my old parts when I do. I'm contemplating making a tiny little ITX or mATX system as a family/homework/streaming PC.

I'm very much in the "it's a strawberry floating box" camp when it comes to cases though. Currys have a SFF case for about thirty quid which will probably do the job I want perfectly.

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PostRe: (PCGT VI) Jiggles Reviews CKIII - "What’s complex about it? Get the cousins to strawberry float. 10/10"
by jiggles » Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:07 pm

I love my *squints at invoice* beQuiet! Dark Base Pro 900 rev2 because if your case isn’t at least twice the size of your torso what are you even doing with your life

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PostRe: (PCGT VI) Jiggles Reviews CKIII - "What’s complex about it? Get the cousins to strawberry float. 10/10"
by Xeno » Sun Oct 18, 2020 9:39 pm

Memento Mori wrote:Given I'm unlikely to be able to source a 3080 before Brexit transition period ends, I think I'm going to buy every component but the GPU before that as prices could fluctuate wildly. Switch my existing 970 into the new machine or buy a placeholder card?



This may be a quite astute move.

I would stick with the 970 tbh. It can trundle along for the next few months.


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