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Hey guys,

 

I just got all the parts of my new rig.

So I figured why not make a build log!

 

Lets start with the Components:

 

Case

Corsair Carbide Air 240 Micro-ATX / Mini-ITX Cube - white

 

Board:

ASUS Maximus VIII GENE, Intel Z170 Mainboard - Socket 1151

 

CPU:

Intel Core i5-6600K 3,5 GHz (Skylake) Socket 1151

 

Memory:

Corsair Vengeance LED Series, red LED, DDR4-3000, CL15 - 32 GB Kit

 

Graphics:

XFX Radeon RX 480 Black OC Edition, 8192 MB GDDR5

 

Storage:

Samsung SM951-NVMe SSD, PCIe M.2 Typ 2280-D3-M (NGFF) - 256 GB

Crucial MX200 2,5" SSD, SATA 6G - 500 GB

Toshiba SATA 6G, DT01ACA300, 3,5"l - 3 TB

 

Power:

Corsair HX750i High Performance PSU - 750 Watt

CableMod C-Series AXi, HXi, TX/CX/CS-M & RM Cable Kit - red

 

Cooling:

Corsair Cooling Hydro Series H100i V2 AiO

Corsair SP120 PWM Quiet Edition Twin Pack Fans - 120mm

Corsair ML140 Pro LED Premium Magnetic Levitation Fan - 140mm red

 

 

Pictures will follow on Sunday!

If you have any advice for the structure of the log feel free to drop a line

 

Also I am looking for a name for this build, please drop suggestions too!

 

I got all my parts from http://www.caseking.de

Since this is my first build I sadly have no sponsor and paid it all by myself.

Fun Fact: I now know that my bank card has a limit of 2000 Euros.

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Hey folks

 

Like promised I managed to take some pictures of all the components.

Some I unpacked some not.

 

Please ignore the date on the pictures - I forgot to setup my Minolta Dimage Z5 correctly.

Please feel free to comment on picture quality and shoot me improvments.

 

Lets get started!

 

The Case:

http://i.imgur.com/BhFLlHO.jpg

 

The Board:

http://i.imgur.com/pD3LSFb.jpg

 

The CPU:

http://i.imgur.com/Rgw0MGB.jpg?1

 

The Memory:

http://i.imgur.com/C6t9673.jpg

 

The GPU:

http://i.imgur.com/1yHbuTh.jpg

 

Storage:

http://i.imgur.com/iYoXjsn.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/1qvcXsr.jpg

 

No pictures of the Toschiba since its still sealed in the vacum bag and it is after all a mechanical drive so nothing new ;).

 

Cooling:

Well I did not use 140 Fans before, so I got to say, damn is that a huge fan.

http://i.imgur.com/vupdafJ.jpg

 

What I found nice is the SP 120 Twinpack is a actual Twinpack.

http://i.imgur.com/m1PfCmj.jpg

 

And of course the AiO CPU cooler.

http://i.imgur.com/9DxaY0i.jpg

 

Power:

http://i.imgur.com/HMihnLU.jpg

Did not unpack it yet.

 

here is the link to my imgur album with some more pictures.

http://imgur.com/a/QXUjd

 

Thanks for your time.

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Well.

 

Late last night a bad feeling kept creeping up.

Why the **** did you order a 140mm Fan?

 

So I got up and checked.

Well turns out I can't fit it anywhere in the case.

 

Guess I was just to excited that my go-to retailer had them in stock that I did not check what size they are.

So I have to return it. :(

 

Sadly they only have the new ML 140s LED PROs and not the 120s.

Lets see if they can get them in.

 

Lesson learned: Always double check your order!

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Hey fellows,

 

there is a very crazy idea creeping up in the back of my head.

the idea is to turn the GPU by 90°.

To do that I need to remove the PCI Slots and one of the 80mm fan grills.

 

Any of you have advice for that?

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  • 2 weeks later...

Hey guys.

 

I actually finished the build yesterday.

 

Still in process of cleaning up.

What do you do with the boxes of the components?

Throw them away, keep them?

I normally keep the mainbord box and put every manual, warranty paper and driver disc in there.

 

Pictures follow later today.

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