Just Another Obsidian Build

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March 25th 2011
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Rating:
Superb (8.2)
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Key Features:
High Rated Intel CPU NVIDIA SLI Water-cooled
System Specs:
  • Obsidian 800d, X58 Sabertooth, i7 980x, SLI 580GTX, Corsair 12GB Dominator, OCZ Vertex 2 80GB + WD Caviar Black 1TB. Corsair AX1200, XSPC RX360 Radiator (TOP), EK-CoolStream RAD XT 240 (BOTTOM), 5ea x D12SL-12 Yate Loon 120mm, XSPC Acrylic Dual 5.25” Bay Reservoir, Laing D5 Pump, EK-Supreme HF Acetal+Nickel, 2ea x EK-FC580 GTX Acetal Nickel, EK-FC Bridge DUAL Parallel links, Tygon ½” Tubing,Bitspower ½” barbs, Distilled water, Windows Ultimate 64
Performed Mods:
Removed bottom drive cage, custom installed bottom 240 rad, cut exhaust hole in side panel and install vent grill. General cable/tubing management. Loop: Res/Pump --> 360 Rad --> CPU --> 240 Rad --> GPU 1&2 --> Res/Pump
Initially attempted to hard tube with stainless 3/8" Link: http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=140548. Although the tube bending was actually working out as planned, the rigidity of the tube placed to much pressure on the rads and water blocks, hence why the attempt was abandoned. Flexible tubing in the end proved a better choice.
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9 Comments on Just Another Obsidian Build

#1
mlee49
Just another BAD ASS Obsidian Build!

Nice work mate!
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#2
Tiltentei
Very nice. Clean and anonymous, but i miss a little spark to it. Nice hardware :d
il vote 8 or 9 maybe. Yeah 9 for superb for thats what it is. Good work.
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#3
sniviler
9 !!!! very nice , subtle lighting would look nice =]
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#4
PhysXerror
Bloody great build, Nice and clean. 9 for sure!
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#5
stazorm
Thats just nuts! 10/10 for you!!
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#8
LordJummy
I know this is old but I like the simplicity and minimal look. You've done some very clean modding here. I am planning on doing full water in my 800D this summer. I just haven't had the time yet. 2 weeks vacation + 800D and a bunch of money = fun project.

10/10 - this is my favorite style of build!
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#9
kevindb1234
clean

nice and clean that's how i like em very well done one of the nicest ones Ive seen.
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