4. How much money did you spend on the rig as it is right now?
It's hard to put an exact number on it but the case itself including watercooling equipment has probably costed over 1300 Euro's. The hardware has been bought piece by piece over the years but the last time I upgraded it was around 700 Euro's.
5. How often do you update/buy a new rig?
When games start running under 30 fps at medium/high settings, I always say to myself "now it's time for an upgrade". This normally results in buying new hardware each year or two.
6. What components are used?
With this build I used:
Motherboard: Asrock Fatal1ty Z77 Profess1onal
CPU: Intell I5 3570K @ 4.4Ghz
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) @ 2133 Mhz
Graphic cards: AMD HD5870 in crossifire
Storage: 2 x OCZ vertex 4 120GB (in raid 0) , Corsair Force 120GB
PSU: Corsair 1000Watt
Radiators: 2 x XSPC RX360
Pumps: 2 x Swifttech MCP355
Reservoirs: 2 x XSPC DCC top
Waterblocks: GPU 2 x MCW82 , CPU XSPC Raystorm
Others: Copper piping, Bitspower fittings and fillports.
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