Help me build my PC 2016 Edition Catch All

TheGameguru wrote:

http://www.polygon.com/2017/1/6/1417...

Fingers crossed AMD really delivers.. we really need them to get back into the game in a big way. Nvidia is sitting tight on DDR5 so lets hope AMD actually pushes mainstream cards with HBM2

Dat headline...

AMD’s new graphic card tech aims to bury Nvidia

Well, duh.

tuffalobuffalo wrote:
TheGameguru wrote:

Sheesh I'm prone to Corsair for cases but this one looks nice

http://phanteks.com/Enthoo-Elite.html

I was pretty "meh," then I looked at the grey variant. Beautiful.

The Enthoo Pro I picked up recently is hands down the nicest case I've ever bought. Phanteks gets a huge thumbs up from me even though I'm not much on the design of the Elite.

I'm still REALLY happy with my corsair but that grey enthoo elite might be my next case. That's so pretty.

Umm, you guys do realize that the case is going to retail for 900 bucks, right?

I was wondering if anyone had looked at the price. It's pretty but it's also gigantic and yeah... $899.

Ha! That's crazy. Well, I'm sure there are a few people out there with money to blow.

I'll get it in a year when TheGameguru sells off his.

I'm trying to find a preorder

...

I did not know that.

Well. I am super fond of my corsair, luckily.

$899? I've driven cars that cost less.

The Enthoo Pro is ~$100. Someone other than me needs to take the plunge because I think it's better than any Corsair case I've had.

You large case heathens.

I like to overcompensate

boogle wrote:

You large case heathens.

Hey, I have two SSDs and four HDs. I need a large case to satisfy my needs.

You need a NAS or enclosures.

tuffalobuffalo wrote:
TheGameguru wrote:

Sheesh I'm prone to Corsair for cases but this one looks nice

http://phanteks.com/Enthoo-Elite.html

I was pretty "meh," then I looked at the grey variant. Beautiful.

Good lord, that's like my Antec P180 on steroids

Speaking of expensive. What happened to CPU prices. Looking at buying a new PC soon, 7700k is apparently 60% more expensive than 2600k when it came out. Motherboards also seem to have taken a large jump.
Looks like there is some fairly serious price gouging compared to MSRP in reviews.
Think it will adjust itself anytime soon?

P.S. What on earth happened with even basic motherboards having LED light shows on them :S

Shadout wrote:

Speaking of expensive. What happened to CPU prices.

AMD failed to compete in any meaningful way for pushing toward a decade so Intel gets to charge what they want.

It's partially why there's so much hoping going on for Ryzen's release. If it turns out well it could be the first meaningful reason for some pricing competition in a long, long time.

garion333 wrote:

$899? I've driven cars that cost less.

The Enthoo Pro is ~$100. Someone other than me needs to take the plunge because I think it's better than any Corsair case I've had.

Yep, I've got an EVOLV ATX and would say the same. The whole Enthoo line is really excellent, and most are far less than $800--the tempered glass versions really cost compared to the ones without.

Eleima wrote:
boogle wrote:

You large case heathens.

Hey, I have two SSDs and four HDs. I need a large case to satisfy my needs. :D

That would fit with ease in my tiny Node 304.

My next upgrades will be done with the intention of downsizing further into that sexy, sexy Dan A4 case boogle is rocking.

How long should PSUs be able to survive without too much risk of breakdown?
Wondering if my 6 year old PSU (Corsair AX750) is fine for the next 6 years too, or if I should get a new one when upgrading all the other components.

Shadout wrote:

How long should PSUs be able to survive without too much risk of breakdown?
Wondering if my 6 year old PSU (Corsair AX750) is fine for the next 6 years too, or if I should get a new one when upgrading all the other components.

Quality components last longer but if you're refreshing everything else it may make sense to get a new one as well. That way you're starting the same clock on everything.

RoughneckGeek wrote:
Eleima wrote:
boogle wrote:

You large case heathens.

Hey, I have two SSDs and four HDs. I need a large case to satisfy my needs. :D

That would fit with ease in my tiny Node 304.

My next upgrades will be done with the intention of downsizing further into that sexy, sexy Dan A4 case boogle is rocking.

I was in love until I saw it wouldn't accommodate my ATX mobo. Then my heart broke all over again.

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This looks interesting..

Fanless. Might be a contender for my 4K HTPC as soon as there is a single vid card that can provide 4K.

JC wrote:
Shadout wrote:

How long should PSUs be able to survive without too much risk of breakdown?
Wondering if my 6 year old PSU (Corsair AX750) is fine for the next 6 years too, or if I should get a new one when upgrading all the other components.

Quality components last longer but if you're refreshing everything else it may make sense to get a new one as well. That way you're starting the same clock on everything.

Looks like that PSU has a 7 year warranty. I'd probably keep using it until around 7 years.

If money isn't a huge concern than I'd definitely replace it for the reason JC stated.

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That is maybe the most epic not the right thread post ever?

Thin_J wrote:

That is maybe the most epic not the right thread post ever?

Those are some serious PC problems.

You should definitely replace it all. Fast.

I recommend uninstalling Twitter.

Have you considered changing to a Westminster OS?

No, the Westminster OS has been infected by the Br3x1t-F4R4G3 virus, causing RAM failure, halving of CPU clock speed, loss of worker thread privileges and not enough resources for the system health service. And racism.