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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by DaMulta, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. Chummmleee

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    Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz (4.5 OC)
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    Here's a few crummy pics, Haha the water cooler has finger prints all over it :rockout:
     

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    Hey i took your advice on the cable management does this look a little better? :)
     

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    Looks so much better. Not a birds nest of extra cable lengths anymore. :toast:
     
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    :toast: Cheers!!!!
     
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    That does your rig much more justice. Nice job.
     
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    Haha, thanks man i appreciate it
     
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    Thanks! My plan is to assemble the system in the case, measure & cut tubing, remove system from case, re-assemble loop in case, fill, and then run with an external PSU for at least twelve hours (longer if any issues). Then once everything seems to work fine, I'll re-assemble the system, fire up the loop, and provided nothing has gone wrong, then finally fire up the system. I certainly don't want to kill this new system :eek:

    And it won't be in the sunlight--should be in a darker corner of the room :toast:
     
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    Yep, much better. There's always more that can be done, even on my rig. It's a matter of how much time you have to put into it. I've only managed what you can see, and the rest is OK.

    Sounds good. :toast:

    Pro tip: if you're going to run the loop outside the case for leaks, set everything on newspaper. Even if there was a slight leak and it dried before you could fine it, the paper will be wrinkled where the leak was.

    I would recommend an additional hour or so in the case when you get it reinstalled, just to make sure that nothing came loose.
     
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    Here is mine :)

    C70 Case :)
    Modified RGB wireless strip lighting with remote and some fans
     

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    Welcome to TPU!!!
    Nice rig, but take off the side panel so we can see the innards please:)
     
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    Here are some pics of my 'new' rig courtesy of MoonPig who didnt need that un-godly amount of power at his finger tips (nor do i for that matter - but it was an offer in a million years i couldnt refuse)

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    Apart from a new board, CPU, Ram and Corsair H80i - everything is still the same way I left it as the last pic.

    Im supposed to be working on getting all the cables hidden and tied away, I started the task but i ended up sorting out all my software first.

    No overclock just yet as im still making it battleworthy, but I will get around to it later this week when im off work.

    Ive already taken an extra 2-3days off just for the swap between me and MoonPig as my dad is away and theres no one else at home to accept the delivery.

    I got work tomorrow so I will probably leave overclocking this beast until the weekend.

    - Aptly renamed 'Rapture X' {Moonpig Edition} (Full specs are on the left)
     
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    nice cooler mounting! Where did you get those brackets?
     
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    Heh, I got them from a shop here in the UK. The H80i is so much bigger then my Antec 920 that i couldnt mount it at the back like I originally planned to due to the top 180mm causing a little obstruction.

    I was wondering if i should buy a new case but I didnt do anything about it.

    If i was gonna go with the newer version of the Define XL i would have got a H100i instead, then again i want to go back to a windowed case so Im looking at some like a Corsair 650D or 800D but the 800D is too expensive
     
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    Hey I'm actually using the h80i in my build (Pics are above) but honestly get a new case it's so worth it. I'm reading great temps while oc'ed @ 4.5ghz max temps around 35c. Plus rebuilding is always fun as well as getting new things
     
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    the case I have now is not that old. I dont think its even been more then 2years.
     
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    Side Panel Off

    Here you go :)
     

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    Just a small update on my work in progress:

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    Will upload more pics as I test everything :)
     
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    2 years? I'm still thinking case :roll:
     
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    No experience with water cooling so ignore my ignorance but why is there traces of red liquid in your loop? Ive only ever seen clear liquid used.
     
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    Im a noob with water cooling but I think he had red coolant and it is just drained.
     
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    u let the pump run atleast 1h without electricity on the components(mainbaord, gpu´s....)
    to make shure all air in the loop/rads/blocks gets out and loop stays dry (fittings connectors), if so u connect your components and fire it up

    he still working on it

    "Just a small update on my work in progress:"
     
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    Yea that was a bit of a dumb question wasn't it :shadedshu
     
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    That was EK's red coolant, it comes in many different colors :)

    Yes, that photo was taken after the first run with the coolant in it :)

    If you guys wanna follow the progress I'm posting updates here:

    Project Crimson Titan

    Besides a small leak in one of the pump's barbs it's been almost 24 hrs without any other incidents since I put everything back together, will upload more pics once the system is up and running, thanks for your comments! :toast:
     
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    ever think turning that rad around might look a wee bit better not to mention slightly shorter hose length or is it that it wont fit the other way
     
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