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WetBench BC1

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Specs:
ASUS ROG XI Formula Z390 motherboardNvidia RTX2080 Ti FEOpen Benchtable BC1In Win C1250 1250W PSU32GB TeamGroup Inc T-Force Xtreem 3200MHzIntel Core i9 9900KSamsung 970 Pro M.2 SSD 512GB x2be quiet! Silent Wings 3 PWM 120mm fans x6Watercooling made by EK Waterblocks.

I have owned the Open Benchtables BC1 since launch since around 5 years ago. I have always loved the design, and have used this bench as my main rig many times when I have between casemods. I have always wanted to watercool my components using the BC1, but never really had the time or patience to work out a setup that I liked.When the EK Waterblocks released their Quantum line of flat FLT reservoirs, I knew that I had found the ultimate pump/res combo that would be the perfect heart for this watercooling project.This project started with the idea of attaching a pair of radiators to the bottom of the BC1 bench. I had designed in CAD some options to mount both the PSU and the radiators to the mounting holes already present on the BC1 which would be 3D printed, but ultimately just skipped this approach and used some double sided tape between the bench and rads. This was only ever meant to be a PC that was to be used for the shortest time, but I ended up having the set-up in this current state for over 3 months!Anyways, let's not dwell on the past shall we? Yes, double sided tape is no where near the optimal mounting method, I know that.. But it worked for this configuration so far, and I am legitimately impressed with the holding power. Let's just hope that the tape will remove easily while gently heated otherwise I will be in for a bad time.Once the radiators where attached, then all that was left was to connect the PSU cables to the parts, then do the plumbing between all of the watercooling hardware. This was a very simple task with help of angled adapters from EK Waterblocks Quantum Torque line of fittings, and some ZMT matte black tubing in size 16/10 mm. I love the industrial feel that this connecting hardware and tubing give off. Very much my style.I opted to use an EK-FLT360 D5 pump/res combo as the heart of the system, which I side-mounted off the left radiator. What is awesome with this setup is what I can have the PC laying down on the radiators for that typical test bench style, and still have the pump/res fully functional. I did not get any photos of this orientation though, as the standing style is definitely my favourite. As an added bonus, the standing orientation saves space as well!!These components are the same from my In Win 925 project. Nothing top of the line, but still extremely capable of running the games that I enjoy with max settings, RTX On, on 1440p @100-165fps. I am a happy camper.I enjoyed building this computer, turning my idea into reality. I hope that you enjoyed viewing my gallery, and hope to hear your thoughts regarding my current daily driver. A massive thank you for the continued support from my sponsors. They did not sponsor this build directly as these were parts from previous projects, but as the parts where sponsored previously, I thought it would be a nice gesture to list them anyways.
 

stinger608

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Motherboard MSI 1150 Gaming mATX/Gigabyte AORUS ELITE B550
Cooling Cooler Master Hyper 212 LED/SilverStone AH240 AIO
Memory 16 gigs Crucial Ballistix Tactical Tracer/16 gigs G.Skill TridentZ NEO DDR4
Video Card(s) Gigabyte 1660 Super/Gigabyte GTX 1660
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Case Corsair Air 540
Audio Device(s) On board
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Software Windows 10 Pro/Windows 10 Pro
I voted 9/10 because:

Awesome design and workmanship!!!
 
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System Name Robs Singularity
Processor Intel Core i9-7960X
Motherboard GIGABYTE X299 DESIGNARE EX
Cooling Thermaltake Floe Riing RGB 280mm Premium Edition Liquid
Memory A-DATA Quad channel 64GB
Video Card(s) ASUS TURBO GTX 1080 x2 SLi
Storage Samsung SSD 980 PRO 512GB C:\
Display(s) LG 34''
Case Azza Full Tower
Audio Device(s) Asus Strix w/Alan Finote mod for Windows 10
Power Supply Corsair 1000xi
Mouse Steelseries Rival 600 wired
Keyboard Steelseries Apex 7 TKL red Switch
Software Win 10 Pro
I voted 10/10 because:

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The workmanship, and effort is a 10. 10 is malicious?
 
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Motherboard X299 Rampage VI Apex & z490 Maximus XII Apex & x99 Sabertooth & Acer WG43M
Cooling D5 combo/280 GTX/ VRM water block copper/280 GTX/ D5 Top/Optimus sigV2/TitanXp/Mora 360x2
Memory Trident-Z 3600C16 4x8gb & Trident-Z 3600c16 2x8gb & Trident-Z 3200c14 4x8gb & 4x2gb crucial
Video Card(s) 1080ti FTW3 & Titan Xp & evga 980ti gaming & Onboard graphic's need another gpu
Storage 970 evo plus 500gb & 970 evo 500gb many 2.5" ssd's and WD BLK hdd's
Display(s) 1-AOC G2460PG 24"G-Sync 144Hz/ 2nd 1-ASUS VG248QE 24"/ 3rd LG 43" series
Case D450 second floor for 2nd rad x2/ Cherry Entertainment center/ 2 Test benches
Audio Device(s) Built in Realtek x2 with Insignia 2.0 sound bars & 1-LG sound bar
Power Supply EVGA 1200P2 & 1000P2 with APC AX1500 & 850P2 with CyberPower-GX1325U & 750P2
Mouse Redragon Perdition x3
Keyboard G910 & G710+x2
Software Win-7 pro x3 and Linux Cinnamon 20.1x2 & win-10 pro x3
Benchmark Scores Are in the benchmark section
Hi,
I'd have to deduct for being upside down 8.5
 
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