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well, guys, the last mod didnt go as i expected, im not much of a modder so i gave up

but this will be different, as it is only a build log with a few paintet parts and no cutting (hopefully)

remember the water cooling parts are bought used, including a 5770 + block

parts to be used :

CPU Block : Alphacool HF 14 Yellowstone



Pump : Laing DDC-1T Pro



Res : LUND AluPlex


looks better irl

Rad : Watercool HTSF 240 Dual


frame will be painted black.

GPU Block : EK FC5770



Hardware used :

MB : ASUS M4A89GTD-Pro/USB3

CPU : Phenom II 965 for now, 1090T later on

GPU HD 5770, another will join soon with a block too

Memory : 2x2 GB Corsair XMS3 1333 sticks, some black HS mem will replace them

PSU : NorthQ 1000W will be sleeved B/W later when i find the time or it will be replaced with a modular :D

HD : for now a 320GB 7200.12 should be replaced by some sorta SSD soon.

DVD : some crap, will be painted black

Case, uhm yeah, no case yet, suggestions? and no not a 800D , more like the RV02 or fortress FT02.

Things i HAVE :

CPU block
GPU block
Res
Pump + top
Rad
Cooling liquid
M4A89GTD-Pro/USB3
Phenom II 965C3
1 HD 5770 HIS
1 HD 320GB 7200.12
PSU
Black/white Tubing
Case
Fans


Things i need :

Another HD 5770 along with block for it
Phenom II 1090T
SSD
Sleeving


thats it for now, pics will be here in a few days as im at the GF's house and dont have other than my celly with crappy cam XD

and please, suggest me stuff to do or NOT to do:D

out for now
 
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Reserved for pics :

sorry for the quality, its from a phone :p





cables will be sleeved on pump, etc












 
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looks like a nice build
 
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//reserved for constructive feedback aka rant for MOAR PICS!!!
 
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I thought you got rid of your 5770's??
 
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looks like a nice build
thank you, i hope it will turn out decent :toast:

//reserved for constructive feedback aka rant for MOAR PICS!!!
haha i WILL get you pics, but it might not be high quality pics as i sold my DSLR, so i only have a pocket cam, but its okay:D

I thought you got rid of your 5770's??
i did, but you cant really be satisfied with only 1 card, its like cats and dogs, and other things, 1 is okay but 2 or more is better:D
 

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subbed :toast:
 
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Subbed. Can't wait to see how this goes. :D
 
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thx guys, im looking hard for a nice case that can have the dual rad in it, hopefully ill get that today, and ill see if i can paint the rad too
 
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Any cases you have in mind?
 

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CM advanced II, didn't you have it don?
 
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hmm yeah a few

Silverstone Fortress FT02-B with the window
NZXT Tempest EVO,
Silverstone Raven RV02
CoolerMaster ATCS 840
Silverstone TJ07(only as backup plan)

@CP, i sold it cause i thought i was going m-atx so i wanted a p180Mini, but that changed quickly
 

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hmm yeah a few

Silverstone Fortress FT02-B with the window
NZXT Tempest EVO,
Silverstone Raven RV02
CoolerMaster ATCS 840
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The RV02 should be interesting to watercool :)
 
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yeah i've heard good things about it, and it looks much nicer than the RV01, dont really like the look of that one too much, a bit transformerish i think
 

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yeah i've heard good things about it, and it looks much nicer than the RV01, dont really like the look of that one too much, a bit transformerish i think
RV02 is a sexy case though, don't even remember what the RV01 looks like :wtf:
 
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here it is



not really me :p
 

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The RV02 is an awesome case. Got one last week from Silverstone and it's amazing!
 

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Yes.
 
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the 690II is awesome, and if i dont find a used case for cheap ill probably order a new 690II,

but as i have already tried it i want something new,
 

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so you want to go back with 5770s? have you thought about ref 5850s? those should OC way over a 5870 and give you very good preformance
 
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yes i thought about it, but the 5770 is only because it was a good deal,

besides, 2x5850 is way to much for my needs:laugh:

but 2 x 5770 is more suitable, and still delivers quite some power

im only playing mw1+2, l4d1+2 etc

nothing really demanding
 
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updated in #2

btw guys

what do you think

Black sleeve :
with white sleeve


or blue and black sleeve


i think the black and blue would be nice with my MB
 
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i know its a weird choice, but i like to have what others dont :laugh

but i found this one for cheap

will put a window on top of it, and in time it will get a dual or triple rad on each side of it.

it has some sorta display thingie in the front, might replace it with something that can show temps and other stuff