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Old 29-06-15, 10:49 AM
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MSI Krait - low cost build

So MSI came to me a little while back and asked if Id be able to chuck something together for them featuring the Z97 Krait board I had and the MSI GTX960 thats got the white accents.
The idea would be carefully chosen parts for someone thats not got an unlimited budget but still have a system to be proud of, would stand out at a lan and be total eye candy.


Obviously the theme of the rig is black and white and there are some really great options for hardware out there. Here is a look at the core MSI components












Moving on past this there was only one choice of case that stays perfectly on point with price, features and looks and thats the NZXT white S340. Its a perfectly ballanced mix of black and white






From here on in I decided some Kingston HyperX Fury in Black and white were the perfect match and cooling wise the Corsair H100i fit nicely in the front and I had just removed one from the GPU bench rig that was going spare so it found its way instantly into this little sideline build.












Now at this point it all looks rather lush, and pretty much anyone that likes the colour scheme would be more than happy with it. I did think I needed to take things a step further though so I started doing a bit of research and ending up stumbling on this..... The external white panels are being done atm and I will have some epic pictures for you shortly!

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Old 29-06-15, 10:57 AM
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Gorgeous. Finally MSI got something other than VGA right.
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Old 29-06-15, 11:12 AM
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Awesome stuff, love me some black & white!
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Old 29-06-15, 11:22 AM
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Good to see a TTL build log again, just getting back into it with a cheeky Krait rig

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Old 29-06-15, 11:26 AM
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I love the black and white!!
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Old 29-06-15, 12:06 PM
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Good to see a TTL build log again, just getting back into it with a cheeky Krait rig

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Just a quick build, nothing OTT - got to keep the spending down too. All being well the outside of the case should be a bit eye catching
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Old 29-06-15, 12:17 PM
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Erm.. I think that you should mention that MSI fixed the performance issues via a bios update
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Old 29-06-15, 01:09 PM
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Ahhhhh so that's what you were doing when you came to the mainland last.....penny=dropped
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Old 29-06-15, 07:13 PM
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That looks very nice indeed maybe one day my pc will look as good
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Old 30-06-15, 01:47 AM
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God if I had the money I would totally do a full new black and white build. They look so lush!
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