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The World’s Fastest HTPC

The World’s Fastest HTPC Gaming Rig 2011 (aka Console Killer)

I have reached my goal of building the fastest HTPC for less than £800! I was able to overclock the CPU up to 4.8GHz on modded HTPC air cooler! For a daily use I lower the CPU speed to 4.725GHz.

Full Specification:

  • Antec Veris Fusion Remote HTPC Media PC Case
  • Asrock Z68 Pro3-M LGA 1155 Micro ATX
  • Intel Core i5-2500K 3.30GHz LGA1155
  • Palit NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 (Batman Arkham FREE)
  • Corsair Vengeance Blue 4GB 1600MHz CL9 DDR3
  • OCZ ZS Series 750W ATX 80+ Bronze
  • Scythe Shuriken HTPC Quiet Low Profile CPU Cooler
  • Thermaltake A2018 120mm Blue LED Case Fan
  • Coollaboratory Liquid Pro
  • Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB HD103SJ HDD
  • Samsung SH-S222AB/BEBE 22x DVD Writer
  • Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Desktop 7000 WTA-00013

All parts bought on eBay! Total Price  (incuded P&P): £755.00 ($1205.00 / €860)  – 27/09/2011

1 Comment

  1. Thomas Bale says:

    If you are really looking to make the machine as powerfull as you can you should look at the MAX version of this case for better cooling and space.

    Nice rig though, I laughed that you dropped the CPU by a whole 0.075GHz for daily use.

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