communistsquared

Squid 1.1 Rig

Discussion created by communistsquared on Dec 18, 2015

Why "Squid"? I don't know. I think it performs great for a $1150 rig. Maxes everything at 1080p, 60fps+. The R9 290X is a beast. I love this rig. MLwcbEE.jpgTX5Xdj7.jpg

Specifications:

Component
My rig
CPUIntel Xeon E3-1231 V3 3.4GHz (locked to 3.8GHz)
MotherboardGigabyte Z97M-Gaming 5
RAMG.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2x4GB) (Overclocked to 2133Mhz)
GPUAMD MSI R9 290X Lightning 4GB (Running at 1100 core/1300 mem)
SSDCrucial 480GB M500 2.5"
HDDWestern Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM
PSUEVGA SuperNOVA 750B2 750W
CaseFractal Design Core 1500 MicroATX
Coolingx4 Cougar Vortex 140mm, x3 Cougar Turbine 120mm

 

My first version had a GTX 970 instead, but I switched for an R9 290X and never looked back

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