Dark Build

by hu1uu Posted on: 12/30/2021

Build Description

10700K and MSI MGP Gaming Z490 from Microcenter Westmont. Going for all dark and mostly non-RGB. Waiting for GPU card, so using integrated Intel UHD630. Mostly play retro games from the 90s for now and Terraria and StarDew Valley. When GPU arrives, any Triple Fan 3070 at this point, then competitive gaming like Apex Legends. Currently has 280 AIO from EVGA to keep that i7 10700K cool running at a +1 offset all turbo boost of 4.8 and 1-2 core boost to 5.2 ghz. 32GB of Gskill 3200mhz C16 and 2TB Inland Premium NVME also from Microcenter. Top off with 750W Gold PSU in a NZXT H500.

Favorite Feature

280 AIO, first time using AIO liquid instead of Tower Air Cooler.

Parts contained in build

Intel Core i7-10700K Comet Lake 3.8GHz Eight-Core LGA 1200 Boxed Processor - Heatsink Not Included
Intel Core i7-10700K Comet Lake 3.8GHz Eight-Core LGA 1200 Boxed Processor - Heatsink Not Included
Qty: 1 $249.99
MSI Z490 MPG Gaming Plus Intel LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard
MSI Z490 MPG Gaming Plus Intel LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard
Qty: 1 $159.99
EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 XC3 Ultra Gaming Triple-Fan 8GB GDDR6 PCIe 4.0 Graphics Card
EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 XC3 Ultra Gaming Triple-Fan 8GB GDDR6 PCIe 4.0 Graphics Card
Qty: 1 $639.99
G.Skill Ripjaws V 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4-3200 PC4-25600 CL16 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit F4-3200C16D-32G - Black
G.Skill Ripjaws V 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4-3200 PC4-25600 CL16 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit F4-3200C16D-32G - Black
Qty: 1 $114.99
NZXT H510 Tempered Glass ATX Mid-Tower Computer Case - Black
NZXT H510 Tempered Glass ATX Mid-Tower Computer Case - Black
Qty: 1 $74.99
PowerSpec 750 Watt 80 Plus Gold ATX Fully Modular Power Supply
PowerSpec 750 Watt 80 Plus Gold ATX Fully Modular Power Supply
Qty: 1 $99.99