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[Case Gallery] GEAR's SM8

Discussion in 'Case Mod Gallery' started by GEARjmr, Jun 3, 2013.

  1. GEARjmr

    GEARjmr

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    Specs:
    Computer Hardware:

    Case: Caselabs SM8
    Fans: 2 x Coolermaster 120mm Front Intake Front Intake
    Mobo: ASUS Sabertooth P67 TUF Thermal Armour
    CPU: i7 2600K
    Memory: 16GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 CL9-9-9-24
    SSD: Kingston HyperX 120G(Boot Drive)
    HDD: Seagate Barracuda 500GB(Storage Drive)
    DVD RW: LG Super Multi
    PSU: Corsair AX850 with Blue Sleeved PSU Cable Set
    GPU: Nvidia GTX670 2-Way SLI

    Cooling:

    CPU: XSPC Raystorm Waterblock
    GPU: XSPC Razor GTX 670 Waterblock x 2
    Rad: XSPC RX480(Mounted Inside Top of Case)
    Fans: Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP-15 x 8(Push/Pull)
    Res: BitsPower 250mm Ice Blue Tube
    Pump: D5 Vario x 2 on BitsPower Dual Pump Top
    Tube: Primochill Brilliant UV Blue 3/8 ID-5/8 OD Blue UV
    Fittings: BitsPower and TFC Silver
    Fan Controller: G-Vans FC9 4 Channel @ 50 Watts per Channel
    Temp. Sensors: Phobya Temperature Sensor G1/4 with C/F Display x 1 (Res)
    Phobya Temperature Sensor x 1 (Case Internal)
    Drain: BitsPower Mini-Valve(Installed on Pump Top
    Cables: All Sleeved
    Lights: NZXT Sleeved LED Cable Kit - 2M - Blue x 1
    NZXT Sleeved LED Cable Kit - 2M - White x 1
    XSPC 3mm LED-Blue Installed in CPU WaterBlock x 4
    XSPC 3mm LED-Blue Installed in GPU WaterBlocks(1 ea.)
    XSPC 5mm LED-Blue Installed in Res



    Mods:
    Painting of Case Parts, Water Cooling, Light Switch to Front Panel, Custom Power cable by gdesmo

    The HAF 932 I previously had ran out out of room for Water Cooling. Decided on the SM8 and haven't looked back.
     
  2. Knight091

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    Great build. You have the same pump top I am thinking of getting. How do you like it?
     
  3. tigger

    tigger I'm the only one

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    10 from me mate, very nice.
     
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    pretty clean build but i dunno some cables should hide behind the tray to make it cleaner
    but anyway nice build
     
  5. GEARjmr

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    Thanks much for the kind words...the dual pump top works like a champ although I could use a little more sound dampening under the brackets. The leftover XSPC rad gasket material works great for that. I hear ya on the cable routing but that always seems to a WIP...lol. I'm planning on putting in rigid tubing real soon and a 12v and 5v power terminals to get rid of the Molex connectors. Thanks again!!
     
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  7. EpicMARINE1812 New Member

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    Nice But a little to much going on

    Its nice over all but the inside is nicely put together you put alot of time into this but also alot of money into it aswell. i find cases like this to be a bit annoying honestly its overplayed to many people do it these days and i get it the cleanly ness of it all serves a purpose but is it really a mod anymore? i still give it a 8 because it does take time and alot of patience to do it but modded not really.
     

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