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My Z97 Unveiled
« on: 29-November-16, 13:48:46 »

I was not sure if i made the right choice at first but after putting everything together Im truly happy i did. My boot time is a fast 54sec now much faster then my old pc of course.
Im happy to have built this new system,  I will together another after new years but with a higher end MSI board, but for now here what i have.

* Product Description:

* Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-01 Mid Tower Gaming Case
Tons of fan mounts: Front - 2 x 140/120mm (1 x 120mm LED included) Top - 2 x 120mm Rear - 120mm
USB 3.0 front port with internal connector
Large side panel window
Cable routing and CPU cooler backplate motherboard cutouts
Seven PCIe slots with room for long graphics cards up to 420mm long
Install up to four storage drives, your choice of 3.5" or 2.5", each tray fits both.
Dust filters for front and PSU intake

* Processor: Intel Core i7-4790 (LGA 1150)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Quick Sync Video enabling faster video conversion
Intel Device Protection with Boot Guard
Intel IPT with PKI
Intel Turbo boost technology

* CPU Fan: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO
Well-balanced cooling performance provides fin optimizations with perfect balance between high and low speed operations
4 Direct Contact heat pipes with the patented CDC(Continuous Direct Contact) technology - creating a perfect, sleek surface for heat conduction
Wide-range PWM fan with unique wave-shaped blade design for excellent airflow
Versatile all-in-one mounting solution supporting the latest Intel LGA 1366 / 1155 / 1151 / 1150 and AMD FM2 / FM1 / AM3+
Fan Dimensions: 4.7 x 4.7 x 1 inches. Heat Sink Dimensions: 4.6 x 2.0 x 6.3 inches

* Motherboard: MSI Z97 Gaming 5
Socket LGA 1150, Supports DDR3-3300(OC) Memory, M.2 + USB 3.0 + SATA 6Gb/s
Supports 4th and 5th Gen Intel Core / Pentium / Celeron processors for LGA 1150 socket
Audio Boost 2: Reward Your Ears with True Quality, Serve Stable 5V Power & Better Signal Transmission over USB
3 PCI-E x16 3.0 (16x single card, 8x+8x dual card or 8x+4x+4x triple card) and 4 PCI-E x1
VGA, DVI and HDMI, Multi-GPU: NVIDIA SLI & AMD CrossFire Support

* Windows 10 (64 bits)

* G.Skill F3-1600C9D-16GSR Sniper 16 GB DDR3 memory (upgrading to 32)
DDR3-1600, PC3-12800, 1.5V, Unbuffered, Non-ECC
CL9 CAS Latency, 9-9-9-24 memory timings
240 pin, gold plated, High Performance Gaming or Workstation memory
Backwardly compatible with DDR3-1333, DDR3-1200 (JEDEC with memory timings @ 9-9-9-20 or better)

* SSD Drives: Samsung 850 EVO 1TB
Incredible Sequential Read/Write Performance : Up to 540MB/s and 520MB/s Respectively, and Random Read/Write IOPS Performance : Up to 98K and 90K Respectively
Endurance, Reliability, Energy Efficiency, and a 5-Year Limited Warranty

* Geforce GTX 1070
Founders Edition GeForce GTX 1070 8GB GDDR5X PCI Express 3.0 Graphics Card

* Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum Wireless Headset
Thanks MSI
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Re: My Z97 Unveiled
« Reply #1 on: 29-November-16, 13:51:32 »

Where's the unboxing?
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Re: My Z97 Unveiled
« Reply #2 on: 29-November-16, 14:07:42 »

Should be a nice performing system but you have some cable management to do? what PSU are you running?

The Carbide case can be cleaned up a lot, checkout how I customized this one>
https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=263864.0

Your PC build should have been posted in the modding section maybe>
https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?board=62.0
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Re: My Z97 Unveiled
« Reply #3 on: 30-November-16, 04:11:12 »

Sorry guess i was so excited when ups delivered items i forgot to photo it as i was putting together. I will make up for the next one to come.
I even forgot to list my power supply unit
[font=Arial, Helvetica, "Nimbus Sans L", "Liberation Sans", FreeSans, sans-serif]* Thermaltake - TR2-600NL2NC ATX12V & EPS12V Power Supply[/font][/color]
[font=Arial, Helvetica, "Nimbus Sans L", "Liberation Sans", FreeSans, sans-serif]Input Voltage: 110 V AC, 220 V AC[/font][/color]
[font=Arial, Helvetica, "Nimbus Sans L", "Liberation Sans", FreeSans, sans-serif]Number of +12V Rails: 2[/font][/color]
[font=Arial, Helvetica, "Nimbus Sans L", "Liberation Sans", FreeSans, sans-serif]Output Power: 600 W[/font][/color]
[font=Arial, Helvetica, "Nimbus Sans L", "Liberation Sans", FreeSans, sans-serif]Form Factor: Internal[/font][/color]
[font=Arial, Helvetica, "Nimbus Sans L", "Liberation Sans", FreeSans, sans-serif]Dimensions: 3.4" Height x 5.9" Width x 5.5" Depth[/font][/color]
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Re: My Z97 Unveiled
« Reply #4 on: 30-November-16, 04:41:52 »

Your last reply needs a bit of modifying Ace1564???
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Re: My Z97 Unveiled
« Reply #5 on: 30-November-16, 09:26:50 »

As there will be no unboxing obviusly thread got moved to modding and review section.
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