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1700$ Red And Black Machine , Open To Upgrades!.

by zitrussCEx



Date Published

Feb. 3, 2017

CPU Clock Rate

4.8 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

35.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

70.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.335 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

7 GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

35.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

65.0° C


This machine was primarily built for editing and rendering video , and also used for gaming. Everything worked correctly and i managed to get the i7 7700k to 4.8GHz on 1.290 volts.

Part Reviews


Excellent cpu , easy and fast overclocking , no need to up the voltage too high.

CPU Cooler

Excellent cpu cooler with matching aesthetics. keeps my 7700k on low temperatures.


Full of features , incredible construction quality , nice leds , and very good overclocking.


Very fast ram , Set XMP and ready to go , easy to install.

Video Card

Good gpu for the price , plan to upgrade to a 1080 / RX 490 in the near future.


Well known case , you cant fail on building on it , it has literally everything , and it combines with my color scheme. Awesome case.


Excellent monitor for editing and also gaming.

Comments Sorted by:

Manula.Pabasara 1 Build 2 points 27 months ago

Wait for Vega!

SpazSpy 1 point 27 months ago

I see that you've specified video editing as a main thing you'll be doing, but that does require a good graphics card... Especially on a widescreen display, does the RX 470 work well?

zitrussCEx submitter 1 Build 1 point 27 months ago

It does. Works pretty well. In some games i have to turn down some settings like msaa. But its not a huge compromise. Im pretty happy with the way it turned out to perform

zitrussCEx submitter 1 Build 1 point 27 months ago

Anyways in a near future i will upgrade to a 1080ti / rx 490. But i always ve been a huge fan of amd plus the monitor has freesync. So im pretty sure it will be the 490

RoastyToast408 1 Build 1 point 27 months ago

team green has been more user friendly/ more support. i has a rx480 and has=d nothing but issues, if i was u id upgrade to a 1060-1080

Amazing build btw with lots of potential to do whatever u want! looks clean!!!! may i suggest a better case to better show off your rig corsair 400c

SpazSpy 1 point 26 months ago

Freesync tho :/

MRlocoman123 1 point 26 months ago

i have the same psu and im planning to upgrade my cpu. I was just wondering, is it good for overclocking, have you ever had any issues with it?

zitrussCEx submitter 1 Build 2 points 26 months ago

i have it since 2014 , and it has been a solid choice . i oced my cpu to 5 ghz and it was pretty stable . but i decided to go down to 4.8 because of the heat it produced. You can overclock safely . unless you have an FX 9590 hehe.

MRlocoman123 1 point 25 months ago

thanks for the reply!

Lucas.Weinacht 1 point 25 months ago

How you keep the CPU so cool at that Overclock? I have the same Case, the same cooler but a 4790k. Even without a overclock I have a higher temperature than you... why?

IceTheAxeMan 1 point 21 months ago

How do you have your fans rigged? The top as intake, the front panel aio as intake, and the rear as exhaust? Just curious. Thanks!

Luckiestluck 1 Build 1 point 21 months ago

Im considering this ram, is it only red for the led?

EndyAscends 1 point 18 months ago