Description

When we were kids, our parents often reminded us that we would probably never make a living playing video games. Maybe that was true back when platforms like YouTube and Twitch didn't exist, but their arrival has opened the market for viewing and live-streaming games. Nowadays, anyone can broadcast what they're playing or upload their gameplay videos and make a profit. It's not too late to jump in to earn some extra money in your spare time or attempt to turn gaming into a full-time job.

The system we're building today is adept at recording gameplay and broadcasting live streams. If you're not interested in an audience, it's also a no-nonsense gaming PC capable of running AAA titles with maximum visual fidelity at the 2560 x 1440 resolution.

Time-lapse video of the entire build process: https://youtu.be/mPvhrqmBstg

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Comments

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

Wow! Nice build quality!

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

wait, this can stream minecraft at 2 fps? no way.

but seriously, this build is ******* amazing.

+1

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes, sir. All day long! ;)

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

Those pics are vuri niceeeee

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

What camera and lens

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

Great explanation, but why not go with the 1800x? The extra cores will get you better frames for gaming and streaming, and it seems to be in your budget. Also, the single core score is definitely better for 1080p gaming, but you said many times you're playing at 1440p.

  • 36 months ago
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Ryzen was a good comeback for AMD but I think it still has a long way to go. Maybe I'll try the next AMD chipset.

  • 35 months ago
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For what he's doing I agree that the 1800x would likely serve him better, but hell, you can't go wrong with a 7700k.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Or a 1600x with a 1080ti......

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

This is a really nice build, the pictures are stunning, you really outdid your self

+1

When we were kids, our parents often reminded us that we would probably never make a living playing video games

For thsose who don't know that you can use youtube, they would probably still say never

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the view and support! :)

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

No problem :)

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

stunned. holy cows.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Hehe.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

How easy is it to build this? I'm building a very similar model and was wondering if it's quite easy/simple to build it considering it will be my first time. Also Great Job!

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

It's pretty easy to build inside NZXT cases.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Beautiful build!

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks for the view!

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Really nice quality photos, and a great quality build!

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the view!

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

RGB eye candy! Great build, but I was wondering why you chose the Kraken X42 over a dual rad like the X52 or X62 as they offer better temps?

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

The X42 holds its own as long as you don't go crazy and overclock the CPU too much. lol

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

damn! 1+! awesome build! i hope you will watercool in the future.

  • 36 months ago
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Thank you for the vote. :)

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

you are welcome

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Jesus...Dat so sexy.......

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Definately!

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

1440p my *** that's 4k

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

It should be able to handle 4K with reasonable graphic settings.

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

If it's honestly for 1440P+ and streaming and being built now, there are some better options

A cheaper and better 6 core Ryzen CPU overclocked would save you money on CPU, motherboard, and cooler. And with that money a 1080ti will have you get much more performance.

Better fps, Better support for higher res, Better multitasking capabilities (streaming etc) And more future proof. Far more bang for the buck If you went this route

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

It all has to do with timing really. I had already bought most of the components before Ryzen came out. But who knows. Maybe I'll bite the bullet and do a Ryzen build soon. ;)

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

Is this an ad? Lol

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

Kinda sounds like one, doesn't it? lol

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

I wish I had this kind of money

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

So much RGB!! <3

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

RGB makes everything so pretty. :)

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

I cant see the RGB xD

  • 36 months ago
  • 2 points

lol

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Great pc build!

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks!

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

why the X42 and not the X52 or X62?

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Since I wasn't aiming for an aggresive overclock, I went with the X42.

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  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Stunning build! I got only one question about lack of usb headers on the motherboard. How did you resolved this problem?

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

There are two ways to tackle the problem. You can get Micro-USB to USB cables and/or Mini-USB to USB cables to connect the Kraken AIOs and HUE+ directly into a normal USB port. The other way is to buy one of those USB HUBs. Actually NZXT sells their own HUB as well.

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Wow wow wow that's a beautiful build with stunning photography and it's well but together

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Thank you. :)

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Did the usb 3.0 header give you any trouble ?

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

It was a tight fit but I connected it just fine. =)

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

yea, very tight!

  • 32 months ago
  • 1 point

Hi, how many led strip extension do you use?

  • 32 months ago
  • 1 point

Only the ones that were included with the HUE+. I didn0t get any additional LED strips.

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

Hi, honestly this is just amazing! UNICORN VOMIT AT ITS BEST... Does the case come with any fans please? Also can you program all of the LEDs at once?

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah, the S340 Elite comes with two normal, black 120mm fans. Yes, you can control the LEDs through NZXT's CAM software.

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

OMG Your build is SO Beautiful! I saw your video as well and omfg NICE JOB! Great Build I can't express how freaking beautiful it is! +1!

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the feedback. :)

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

How do you like that NZXT X42 and the 340 Elite case?

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

They are performing great! Still going strong!

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Any issues with your kraken in relation to cam?

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

None so far.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

I’d sell my kidney for this

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Where do you work to get all of this disposable income, damn.

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

After building onto a god awful ROG G25 for the last 4 years, and currently keeping a half decent hand me down build iv'e redone from my company, i saw this build and it has since influenced me to re-build it for myself. This is a pretty badass build man i'm excited.

  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

A 1070ti would be a better option for money

  • 18 months ago
  • 1 point

What monitor are you running? Nice Build

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  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

PogChamp.

  • 36 months ago
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Probably. lol

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  • 36 months ago
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Some things never change. lol

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  • 36 months ago
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Thanks! :)

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  • 36 months ago
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Thanks for the vote!

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  • 36 months ago
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Stop spamming.

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