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[Case Gallery] Element copper By watermod

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To view this case mod, go here.



Specs:
Asus Sabertooth Z77
Corsair Dominator GT 2133
Intel Core i7 2700K
GTX 285 gainward 2GO SLI
CORSAIR AX 750W
Thermaltake ELEMENT S
RAD BLACK ICE GTS 240 MM * 2
EK SUPREME
OCZ petrol 64 GO
 
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WOW!!! Beautiful build:toast:
 
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10/10
Beautiful, the copper, and the colour scheme gives it a real steampunk look, yet it is clean and modern. Is that Real copper pipe?, if so, how did you get the bends right? As just a millimetre off can cause things not fit. As always, the thermal armour mobo cover looks good, :).
 
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Beautiful, the copper, and the colour scheme gives it a real steampunk look, yet it is clean and modern. Is that Real copper pipe?, if so, how did you get the bends right? As just a millimetre off can cause things not fit. As always, the thermal armour mobo cover looks good, :).
yes it is real copper pipe! ;) I get the bends right whith patiency and I have to try a few times before it can fit ..
 
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Nice, Good job. Ya I know those bends were tough
 
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yes it is real copper pipe! ;) I get the bends right whith patiency and I have to try a few times before it can fit ..
Gawsh, that must have taken ages! But it makes it look reallll nice. Much better then twisted up pipes :) Props to you for the cable management too.
ps. good job on the photography, what camera do you use?
 

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#7
I love it when people use copper for liquid cooling. Looks great and clean. Everything I would expect from a copper build.

ps. good job on the photography, what camera do you use?
Pictures store that meta-data. It says a Sony DSC-HX100V.
 

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One of the best I've seen in the case gallery. Very well done! :D
 

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This is just terrific! I must say I'm a bit jealous - I wish I was able to do that myself!

10/10!
 
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WOW!, you sir, you just got all my respects for today.
 
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Awesome build! gave ya a 10/10 something i have always wondered when i seen one other build use Copper pipes. I wonder if it helps cooling at all as some heat can dissapate through the pipe's before even hitting the rad?
 
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Thank you all for your comments! I also hope that copper participates in the dissipation, but I have not tested with standard pipe to verify precisely if there is a gain in heat dissipation.
But in my opinion it can not hurt! :)
 

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Really great!
 

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tres bonne, messieur seinron!.. c'est une magnifique idee & elegant.. j' apprecie votre efforte avec les pipes.. mon premier choix n'est pas les Thermaltake cases, mais votre mod a transformer ce case.. felicitations!

pardon me if my french is bad, it has been a while since i last wrote french (back in school).. really wanted to appreciate your effort and thought that typing in french would emphasize it..
 
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tres bonne, messieur seinron!.. c'est une magnifique idee & elegant.. j' apprecie votre efforte.. mon premier choix n'est pas les Thermaltake cases, mais votre mod a transformer ce case.. felicitations!

pardon me if my french is bad, it has been a while since i last wrote french (back in school).. really wanted to appreciate your effort and thought that typing in french would emphasize it..
Merci beaucoup ! c'est tres gentil de votre part !

your French is better than my English! I used google translation to make me understand!
 

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10/10

Nothing else to say other than "just awesome!"
 
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One thing that kinda bothers me is how the Copper will look in about 5-6 months from now...
All the copper heatsinks i have in my GPUs look green-ish and aged by now (like HD4870)
 
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One thing that kinda bothers me is how the Copper will look in about 5-6 months from now...
All the copper heatsinks i have in my GPUs look green-ish and aged by now (like HD4870)
I use "Belgom Chrome" polisher for the pipe, and this one makes a protective layer on copper which prevents from oxidation. this is a friend who repaired the car that gave me the trick;)
 
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sweet looking case mod!
 
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wow, nice nice and neat
you match the black and the copper nicely
umm.. maybe little bit light would be great
 
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