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New PC Upgrade

Postby catch_2030 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:23 am

Finally decided to bite the bullet and upgrade my system. Did I need to? Heck no but I decided now was the time for me. I will have some pics up much later. Have some more things planned for this like a custom water loop (the Fluid Gaming A360g to be exact) but I've been waiting for EK to release some additional fittings which should be out in about 2 weeks.

Old Build
https://pcpartpicker.com/user/catch2030/saved/DsfgLk

New Build
https://pcpartpicker.com/user/catch2030/saved/kV63FT

I don't have any benchmarks really that compares the 2 but I can say that Minecraft all maxed out with shaders and textures plays a whole hell of a lot better :)

Feel free to post any recent upgrades you have done or your system build in general.
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Re: New PC Upgrade

Postby dreamcast459 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:30 am

most recent upgrade was swapping out my 4 core xeon cpu for a xeon W3690 6 cores at 3.6Ghz alongside my trusty RX470 4gb
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Re: New PC Upgrade

Postby ChrisderWahre » Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:13 am

Wow thats a dope pc, i just have a laptop :( :D
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Re: New PC Upgrade

Postby CBThatGuy » Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:43 am

Nice, I'm still rocking an i-3 rig I built back in 2013, but I will have to upgrade it soon. It's been acting weird on me lately, and I get the feeling it won't last much longer.
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Re: New PC Upgrade

Postby Zerohour2k12 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:33 pm

Cool man! :D
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Re: New PC Upgrade

Postby Preston2011 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:29 pm

Noice! There is a difference between need and want lol, Damn nice buid though!!!
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Re: New PC Upgrade

Postby scorpNZ » Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:48 pm

No bloody wonder the graphic card was cheap.Fack ! couldn't get a 1080 for under a grand nz.I hate you !
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Re: New PC Upgrade

Postby catch_2030 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:45 pm

Lol. I happened upon that graphics card at a Best Buy. At the time, it was $150 cheaper than every where else. Honestly only got it because it was a founders card. It’s the easiest card to have compatibility with the fluid gaming line from EK.
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Re: New PC Upgrade

Postby Biggsy666 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:52 pm

Damn, that all sounds so cool. Nice build Catch, puts my crappy set-up to shame.
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Re: New PC Upgrade

Postby Logic » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:01 pm

Pretty sweet set up, nice one :D
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Re: New PC Upgrade

Postby odcologne » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:34 pm

nice build, I would find it difficult to let go of that z97 mobo though a great mobo imho and your choice of monitor is outstanding .






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Re: New PC Upgrade

Postby A19tay92 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:38 pm

awesome build....pretty much my current setup is the same as your old build. I don't plan on upgrading anytime soon though.
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Re: New PC Upgrade

Postby erik1977 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:25 pm

Damn catch, that's a rocking system.
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Re: New PC Upgrade

Postby Domspun » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:18 pm

I wish I could upgrade mine... but bought tickets and hotels to Japan for next year. :P
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Re: New PC Upgrade

Postby Iacopo » Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:32 pm

Really nice build, mate! i'd like to have one like that :D
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