The Legendary Black Beast of Aaargh!

Discussion created by kc5vdj on Jul 22, 2018


My main rig, pretty decked out now.  This form is a bit limited.  Full specs at: https://www.overclock.net/forum/rigbuilder.php?do=rig&action=view&id=6159400&title=The+Legendary+Black+Beast+of+Aaargh%21


The Legendary Black Beast of Aaargh! makes all lesser rigs "Run away!", and gnaws off the kneecaps of any better rig!



The Aquaero has since been updated to the new firmware and the 2018 version of AquaSuite.


This pic shows the interior after drive upgrades and fan upgrades a month ago prior to the T.B. Vegas exhaust fan:



And finally with the last up the upgrades, the Enermax T.B. Vegas Quad fan which my wife, Kayla described as an "gaudy, over the top, overload of colors", which of course means that I love it because she is suitably annoyed by it!  Honestly, it really does look good!



Late update: The FINAL upgrade for a while has been installed.  This is an alcohol fueled bending unit, Bender B. Rodriguez.




CoolerCorsair H100i V2 with Enermax D.F. Storm fans on an Aquacomputer Aquero 6 XT with Phanteks RGB Halos on the fans
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1-WiFi-BK
Memory32GB (4 x 8GB) G.SKILL Trident X DDR3-2400 (10-12-12-31)
GraphicsMSI Radeon RX 480 Gaming 4G
Disc Drive 11x Samsung 860 EVO 1TB, 1x Crucial MX500 500GB
Disc Drive 22x WD 12TB Gold, 1x WD 6TB Gold (for games)
Disc Drive 31x Crucial MX500 500GB M.2 (SATA) in the Silverstone MS-09 USB 3.1 Gen 2 M.2 enclosure
PSUCorsair HX650
CaseCorsair Obsidian 750D, with 2x Enermax D.F. Storm fans in front with Phanteks RGB Halos, and 1x Enermax T.B. Vegas Quad for rear exhaust
MonitorLG 43UD79-B 43 inch 4K IPS 60 Hz
HeadphonesBeyerdynamic DT-880 Pro 250 Ohm Impedance
HeadsetSennheiser PC-37X (Massdrop)
StereoPioneer SX-316 into some wall-mounted Sony bookshelf speakers
MicrophoneBlue Yeti Pro
CameraLogitech C922 Pro webcam

dodocool PCIe x4 dual USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbit/s x 2)

NetworkingAsus XG-C100C PCIe x4 10 GbE Network Adapter


Message was edited by: Jim Bryant - Added some items to the list


Message was edited by: Jim Bryant Added bending unit.


Message was edited by: Jim Bryant - Added dual USB Type C card and 10 GbE card.