Overview:

In this build the focus is on affordability and the new VR system the Oculus Rift & Touch.  In addition this build features the new Intel i7-7700K and Z270 platform.  Computer components priced under $2,000.00.  The intent pure recreational bliss with the Oculus Rift and Touch.

Steve is currently in process of getting back to us with the benchmarks and performance of the build.  In the meantime he has released the time lapse build and unboxing of components. You will have to check back shortly for the specs of this new processor and platform.

Video of Build & Unboxing:

Overclocking & Benchmarks:

To be released shortly.

Build Specifications:

Below is the hardware specifications of the build.

Hardware Specifications:

  • Processor, Mother Board & Memory:
    • Motherboard: ASUS Z270-AR
    • Processor: Intel i7-7700X – 4.2 GHZ 10-Core (unlocked)
    • Memory: Corsair Vengeance 32GB Trident Z Series DDR4 3200 MHZ
  • Graphics Processor & Monitors:
    • GPU Processor 1: EVGA 1080 Super Clocked
  • Drives & Storage:
    • M.2 Drive (OS): Samsung 960 EVO 500GB PCIe NVMe Internal SSD
    • Optical Drive: LG Blu Ray Internal DVD +/- RW Drive
  • Gaming:
    • VR – Oculus Rift
    • VR – Oculus Touch
  • Case, Power Supply, Cooling & Hardware:
    • CPU Case: Corsair Graphite Series 760T Full Tower Case – White
    • Power Supply: EVGA 850 – Gold
    • CPU Cooler: Corsair Hydro Series H115i 280mm Extreme Liquid Cooler
    • 163mbs Upload/160 Download

Conclusion:

It’s an exciting build that performs well with the Oculus Rift.  Check back soon for 3D Mark and VR Mark’s.

In the meantime if you have questions or comments about this post feel free to leave them. And remember to follow this blog for future updates.

Contributor
 Stephen Hansen