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A Fun and Relaxing Gaming PC Build (Back in my Garage!)

A Fun and Relaxing Gaming PC Build (Back in my Garage!) – 12900K + RTX 4070 Ti
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Many thanks to iBuyPower for supporting this build!

New to PC Building? Check out my how-to-build tutorial series!

Considering an RTX 4070 Ti? Consider the Radeon RX 7900 XT / XTX too!

MY RECOMMENDED RTX 4070 Ti BUILD (Total ~$1750)
Intel Core i7-13700K ($375)
Amazon – Newegg –
RTX 4070 Ti –
Gigabyte AORUS GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Elite 12GB ($800 + gift card) –
Gigabyte GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Eagle OC 12GB ($810) –
Thermalright Peerless Assassin 120 SE RGB CPU Cooler ($35) –
Gigabyte Z790 UD AC ATX LGA1700 Motherboard ($180) –
G.SKILL Ripjaws S5 (XMP 3.0) 32GB (2x16GB) DDR5-6000 RAM ($90) –
MSI M461 2TB PCIE 4.0 M.2 NVME SSD ($82) –
Phanteks Eclipse G300A Mesh + Tempered Glass Case ($70-80) –
Cooler Master MWE Gold V2 850W Modular 80+ Gold PSU ($96) –

Intel Core i9-12900K 3.2 GHz 16-Core Processor ($350-$400)
Newegg – Amazon –
Gigabyte GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Eagle OC 12GB ($810) –
NZXT Kraken Elite RGB 360 AIO CPU Cooler ($290) –
Asus PRIME Z690-A ATX LGA1700 Motherboard ($180) –
Gigabyte AORUS RGB 32 GB (2x16GB) DDR5-6000 Memory ($105) –
GIGABYTE AORUS 7000s 2TB PCIe4 NVMe M.2 SSD ($90, don’t pay more) –
HYTE Y40 Tempered Glass ATX Case, Black ($150) –
Corsair RM850e (2023) 850W 80+ Gold Power Supply ($130) –
2x Lian Li UNI FAN SL-INFINITY 120 RGB 3-Pack (Black, $87 each) –

0:00 Intro – A build for my contractor
0:57 Notes on the build – planning around the GPU
2:34 Parts List
7:17 Starting the build with HYTE Y40 case prep
9:48 Motherboard setup – CPU, CPU cooler bracket, RAM, SSD installation
11:46 Installing Fans, AIO Radiator, Misc Cable Plug-ins
14:29 An AIO near-conflict and a weird problem from the case factory
16:21 Build Complete!

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: @paulhardware



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Paul’s Hardware
P.O. Box 4325
Diamond Bar, CA 91765

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