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IKONiK (Dark Base Pro)

Discussion in 'Case Mod Gallery' started by Envious Mods, Jul 17, 2017 at 6:21 AM.

  1. Envious Mods New Member

    Jun 16, 2015
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    Hardware Specs:• Motherboard: EVGA Z170 Classified K • CPU: Intel I7 6700K• GPU: EVGA GTX 1070 SC• Ram: EVGA 16gb Superclocked DDR4• OCZ Vector 180 (480gb) SSD• OCZ RD400 NVM M.2 PCIE SSD • Be Quiet Dark Power Pro 11 PSU (1,200 watt)• 4 X Be Quiet PureWings 3 – 140mm fans and 2 X 120mm fans • CableMod B-series ModFlex modular sleeved cable set (Black)• MNPCTech Billet aluminum cable combs (3 X 24-pin & 7 X 8-pin)• Alphacool Eislich lights (inside and under)Water-cooling: ModMyMods & Aquatuning • Alphacool Eisblock XPX CPU block (silver)• Alphacool 250mm tube reservoir• Alphacool UT60 420mm radiator (special edition white)• Alphacool Single GPX SLI connector • Alphacool GTX 1070 GPU block• Alphacool Eispump VP755 (version 2) x2 w/acetal blocks• Alphacool brass (chrome) hardline tubing 13mm• Alphacool bulkhead fittings• Alphacool assorted adaptors including check valves and pressure release valves• Alphacool Aurora reservoir RGB LED ring• Alphacool Dual 45 degree rotatable fittings• Alphacool ball valves (drain ports)

    • Custom basement and HD shroud• Extensive hand cut acrylic work• Watercooling passthrough made to get horizontal h20 runs• Hand built acrylic side vent• Custom vinyl work• Modded GPU waterblock• Dual pumount mount• A huge list of other mods

    IKONiK is my interpretation of a sleek, modern and high tech PC. It features hardware from EVGA, OCZ & Be Quiet modded into one cohesive design. I put hundreds of hours into crafting even the smallest details on this case mod. Everything from the case to the Cmos battery has been modded in one way or another. The goal was to blend these mods into the build so that they all worked together instead of standing out alone. Some of the details will never be seen but, those details are just as important as the ones you do see.The plan for IKONiK was to break away from traditional aesthetics while tipping my hat to a generation of forward thinkers. I wanted to create something that goes beyond “standard” ideas and instead pursue this project inspired by layout, location, and function. Frank Lloyd Wright’s mentor, Louis Sullivan famously stated that, “Form follows function”. This idea is expressed by Modernism's tendency to have the function of a project dictate much of the design ideas. I attempted to look through the eyes of this perspective throughout the build.
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  2. Garage1217


    Aug 26, 2012
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    Looks really good - very clean and modern per your goal.

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