Description

This is my very first build which I did at the beginning of this year. I tried to keep it simple with some subtle RGB.

CPU : R7 2700X because I also plan to do some photo/video editing and maybe stream. Haven't had time yet to test OC it

GPU : Runs every game I played so far on max settings @ 1080 144+ fps, was able to overclock it to +200 MHz core clock and +450 MHz mem clock in MSI Afterburner ( Temp Limit @ 86C)

RAM : Changed the speed to 2933MHz in the BIOS XMP, sadly the 3200MHz model was sold out in my area

Monitor : Monitor was included in the NVIDIA's "G-Sync Compatible" list right after I purchased it

Here are some random personal takeaways I had during the whole process (buying and building)

  • Should have waited a bit longer for the 2060 (same performance, cheaper price) or paid a bit more for the 2070
  • Having a video play along side while building was really helpful. I had Bitwit's and several videos on how to mount specific parts playing.
  • Easiest part was the CPU and RAM installation
  • Hardest/Tiresome would be the AIO pump mounting
  • Extension sleeved cables made it pain to cable manage at the back due to the added length
  • There is a lot of screwing and unscrewing involved in the whole building process (mainly things are sometimes hard to reach)
  • Motherboard manual is your best friend
  • It was kinda hard to mount the SSD because my PSU only came with angled SATA cables
  • Always make sure all the power cables are fully inserted (most of my cables were loose before double checking)
  • There are a lot of drivers to install
  • 144hz feels soooooo smooth

Comments

  • 10 months ago
  • 3 points

My build is very similar to this but more of a budget version. Yours looks really nice good job!

  • 10 months ago
  • 3 points

Nice lense in the Background and loving the color scheme and parts! Also, how's the AIO?

  • 9 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks for sharing this. The airflow and aesthetics look great with the h500 and radiator. The headphone mount on the front of the case is clever. I might have to steal that for my new build.

  • 6 months ago
  • 2 points

Great Build and looks very nice. It would definitely go Mastered Ultra Instinct and Kamehameha any game at 1080p or 1440p. Although a 2060 would have been cheaper for you, it wouldn't overclock as well (your OCed 1070Ti is slightly faster than an OCed 2060) and you get 2GB of extra VRAM which will help in the future if you wish to keep this card for some time which it is definitely capable of, as well as the CPU.

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice clean setup +1

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

clean and great

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

How are the rgb case fans? I am thinking about getting them but I have seen some bad reviews for rgb fans.

  • 9 months ago
  • -1 points

Please don’t get them. They have a 2 star average.

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

I love this! I just posted my Goku build a few minutes ago on here and this is great!

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

I just built a pc with this motherboard. When I download the MSI mystic light software I get an error message saying "This platform is not supported" after the software is done installing and I try to run it. Have you had this problem? The factory red is so ugly.

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

Did you install the correct version of MSI Mystic Light?

https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/support/B450-TOMAHAWK#down-utility

choose your windows version, should be mystic light 3

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks great

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

do you know the voltage for the mother board? i am doing my first build and am not sure if the power supply i want to get is the right one

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

For the cpu cooler can the light only turn solid colors, because the next step up of rgb on the coolmaster 240 rgb shows a rainbow of colors.

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes only single color, the motherboard doesn't have addressable RGB headers so I went for this model.

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

how loud is the stock aio fans? nice build btw

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build!

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

What software did you use to sync the fans with the ram?

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

The build im currently building is very similar, but I am using the Meshify C case from Fractal design and a EVGA 1080ti

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Very nice Goku would be proud. If he knew what a computer was lol.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Yo the cooler still treating you well?

  • 10 months ago
  • 0 points

It is weird how those case fans are not cataloged.

  • 9 months ago
  • 0 points

Quick question: Why did you go 3000? Are you overclocking your ram? Ryzen should be paired with at least 3200 frequency.

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