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PC Building Simulator 2 Update v1.4

Hello PC Builders!


Today we’ve got a new major update ready to drop straight out of our hands and onto the floor. It’s time for PC Building Simulator 2 Update v1.4! In today’s update, we’re expanding our water-cooling offering along with introducing exciting new parts, partners and long-awaited CPU delidding.


First though, speaking of exciting new partners, this blog needs an exciting segue – to our new decorator theme…

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Decorator Theme: Linus Tech Tips


Ever wanted to take your PC building to the next golden subscriber milestone? Celebrate your hard work in style and give yourself an ultimate workshop upgrade on us, with the Linus Tech Tips decorator theme!

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Building a PC to survive the end of the world? Adding enough storage for your favourite creator to record popular cube-based constructions? Contemplating building the ‘all Uncle Tim pc’? Try out the new theme where there’s space (and screwdrivers) for almost everything.


Note: vacuum-insulated water bottle not included.


New Feature: CPU Delidding


In our second tech-tuber team-up, we’re happy to introduce CPU delidding tools inspired directly by Roman “der8auer” Hartung’s Delid Die Mate series products.

Push your processors even further beyond with extra overclocking headroom. Replace the factory compound by removing the integrated heat spreader and applying liquid metal from the serene safety of simulation.


New Partner: SAPPHIRE


Often requested, today we welcome another heavy hitter to our list of partners – SAPPHIRE! SAPPHIRE has been a red team staple for over 22 years and remains a regular community recommendation at every level of PC building.

Today we welcome their latest PULSE and NITRO+ AMD Radeon 7000 series offerings to PC Building Simulator 2.


New Partner: AZZA


Launching with a mission statement that includes ‘pushing the boundaries of the impossible’ AZZA has had a huge impact on PC Building with their novel approach to case designs, reminding us they can be more than a simple box to place parts in.

Check out social media’s favourite PYRAMID L alongside their futuristic OPUS chassis in today’s update.


New Parts:

Highlights

Fractal Design North


Sapphire NITRO+ AMD Radeon™ RX 7900 XTX Vapor-X 24GB


Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML360 Sub-Zero Evo


Full Parts List:

Cases:

  • AZZA Pyramid 804L

  • AZZA Opus 809

  • Fractal Design North (Chalk & Charcoal)

Liquid Coolers:

  • Aerocool Mirage L120

  • Aerocool Mirage L240

  • Aerocool Mirage L360

  • AZZA BLIZZARD SP 240

  • AZZA BLIZZARD SP 360

  • Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML360 Sub-Zero Evo

GPUs:

  • AMD Radeon™ 6800

  • AMD Radeon™ 6800XT

  • AMD Radeon™ 6900XT

  • Sapphire PULSE AMD Radeon™ RX 7900 XT

  • Sapphire PULSE AMD Radeon™ RX 7900 XTX

  • Sapphire NITRO+ AMD Radeon™ RX 7900 XT Vapor-X 20GB

  • Sapphire NITRO+ AMD Radeon™ RX 7900 XTX Vapor-X 24GB

Case Fans:

  • AZZA Hurricane III

Water Cooling Parts:

  • CORSAIR XG7 RGB 4090 FE

  • CORSAIR XG7 RGB RX-SERIES 7900 XTX

  • EK Water Blocks EK-AC Radeon RX 6800/6900 D-RGB

  • EK Water Blocks EK-Classic RX 6800/6900 D-RGB

  • EK Water Blocks EK-Quantum Vector RX 6800/6900

  • EK Water Blocks EK-Quantum Vector RX 6800/6900 D-RGB


Bug Fixes

General

  • Adjusted the position of the desk mat.

  • Moved the Futuristic theme clock closer to the wall.

  • Objects no longer disappear from walls at certain camera angles.

  • The updated retail value of custom radiators now shows in the parts breakdown in free build.

  • Keyboard layouts are no longer reset when loading the game.

  • Keybind prompts no longer duplicate when using case customisations.

  • Reordered the motherboard size filter.

  • Tablet wallpaper now persists when saving/loading.

  • The OS no longer boots if the boot drive is in the PC but it is not plugged in.

  • The button prompt for "Open Inventory" now persists after using the tablet.

  • Fixed camera collisions with the corrugated metal panel in the Post Apocalyptic theme.

Parts

  • Fixed clipping on M.2 slots on the GIGABYTE TRX40 AORUS PRO WIFI (rev. 1.0) motherboard.

  • Disabled fan installation to a part that is mid-animation.

  • Fixed the Be Quiet! Pure Wings 2 140mm fan being offset when installed on any radiator.

  • Fixed a misplaced M.2 standoff on the NZXT N5 Z690 motherboard.

  • Fixed vertical PCIe slots being installed horizontally on the Hyte Y40 case.

  • Fixed fans not connecting properly to the motherboard in the SilverStone PM01-RGB case.

  • Fixed the power cable on the Phanteks G360A case.

  • AIO cooler cables no longer increase in size when a PC is placed in storage.

  • Parts can no longer be generated inside other parts in the Fractal Design Meshify 2 Dark TG case.

  • Updated the model for the MSI MEG Z590 ACE motherboard.

  • Custom watercooled parts now show the correct watercooled icon when installing the part into a PC.

  • M.2s with heatsinks can no longer be installed in shielded slots of the GIGABYTE Z690I AORUS ULTRA PLUS motherboard.

  • Adjusted M.2 slots on GIGABYTE TRX40 AORUS MASTER (rev. 1.0) motherboard.

  • Stopped the CORSAIR XD3 RGB combo from clipping into the back of the SilverStone FARA B1 case.

  • The fan hub of the Corsair iCUE 5000T case is no longer removable.

  • The 4th RAM slot on the MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Edge WiFi motherboard is no longer blocked by CPU coolers.

  • Side panels can no longer be closed on the drive bays in the Obsidian Series 1000D case.

  • The EKWB EK-Vardar EVO 140ER RGB fan now spins.

  • GPUs are no longer installed horizontally in the Hyte Y60 case.

  • GPUs can now be fully cabled when installed vertically in the Kolink Observatory Z.

  • The side panels of the Lian Li PC-O11 Dynamic case are no longer blocked by watercooled GPUs.

  • Fractal Design fans are no longer offset when installed on any radiator.

  • Be Quiet! Pure Wings 2 fans are no longer offset when installed on any radiator.

  • The ASUS ROG Strix X570-I Gaming motherboard can now be connected to case fans in the Kolink Stronghold Prime case.

  • Fixed cable pathing inside the Phanteks Eclipse G500A case.

  • Fixed directional fans inside the Phanteks Enthoo Evolv X Digital Midi case.

  • Fixed the number of holes on the NZXT N7 Z690 motherboard.

  • Fixed the position of the PCIe extender inside Corsair iCUE 5000T.

  • The CPU pin on the ASUS ROG Strix X570-I Gaming motherboard can no longer be opened with a water block installed.

  • The top panel of the Be Quiet! Dark Base 900 case is now removable.

  • CPU coolers are no longer installable when the CPU socket is open on some motherboards.

  • Added an incompatibility tooltip for when a GPU is too wide for the HYTE Revolt 3.

  • Added an incompatibility tooltip for when a GPU is too wide for the Lian Li PC-O11 Dynamic.

  • Adjusted materials on the FSP CMT150 Plus case.

  • Added a popup message when the player attempts to change the fans on a custom radiator without any fans in the inventory.

  • Fixed instances of pipes not visually connecting to the Alphacool DRAM Water Block X2.

  • Removed the EVGA Geforce RTX 2070 SuperXC Ultra from the waterblock compatibility lists.

  • Updated the texture for the Be quiet! Dark Base Pro 900 rev. 2 dust filter.

  • Updated Steiger Dynamics Maven case radiator compatibility.

  • Aligned the NVIDIA RTX 4090 GPU to PCIe slots.

  • The GamerStorm MF120 fans now align correctly inside the Be Quiet! Pure Base 500DX case.

  • Fixed M.2 clipping on the ASUS ROG Maximus X Hero (Wi-Fi AC) motherboard.

  • Customisations can no longer be placed on the Rajintek OPHION EVO case glass panels with 'Apply on Glass' unchecked.

  • Fixed rear fan placement in the Lian LI LANCOOL III case.

  • The front case fans can no longer be removed from the Kolink Observatory Z Mesh and Kolink Stronghold Prime cases without removing the front panel first.

  • All ADATA XPG Spectrix D60G series RAM can now be installed into PCs.

Career Mode

  • Optimised buying large quantities of items from the shop.

  • Job PCs can no longer arrive with two AIO coolers installed.

  • Job PCs no longer generate with AIO coolers that are incompatible with the motherboard.

  • Jobs can no longer require an AIO cooler to be installed when the system arrives watercooled.

  • Updated cases that can be used in water cooling jobs.

Onboarding

  • Stopped the tutorial for selling a PC from sometimes getting stuck.

  • Fixed the exit menu key bind key not closing the note UI at the start of the game.

  • "Power on the PC" onboarding tips now dismiss correctly.

Localisation

  • Fixed CTRL and ALT not working with German keyboards.

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