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post #31 of 60
That braiding is going to look sick when its done! I love the "old school" components you are using on your build.
post #32 of 60
Alright... the box of parts has arrived:


Stock D4/D5 pump mounting bracket:

IMG_4480.jpg



Corsair Dominator 3x40mm fan RAM cooler (after I de-branded it of ugly Corsair stickers)

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Lian Li PC-7x Hard Drive rack

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Lian Li PT-SK07B PC-7x front panel parts kit

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and some Arctic Silver Alumina thermal adhesive

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post #33 of 60
Thread Starter 
Alright... the box of parts has arrived:


Stock D4/D5 pump mounting bracket:

IMG_4480.jpg



Corsair Dominator 3x40mm fan RAM cooler (after I de-branded it of ugly Corsair stickers)

IMG_4495.jpg
IMG_4500.jpg



Lian Li PC-7x Hard Drive rack

IMG_4506.jpg



Lian Li PT-SK07B PC-7x front panel parts kit

IMG_4509.jpg



and some Arctic Silver Alumina thermal adhesive

IMG_4513.jpg
    
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Alright... I wasn't going to do this at first, but the HD4870 512mb's are EOL cards, and have little resale value left, so I said screw it and epoxied some RAMsinks on them



you know what time it is - STRIP! - in preparation for the RAMsinks, all epoxy contact surfaces were cleaned with acetone

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the sinks... yes those are old school OCZ skived copper BGA RAMsinks (I know you're jealous) plus some Enzotech ones, and a few cut-down Swiftech ones

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Round One:

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Round Two:

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Round Three:

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Round Four & Complete:

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Laing D5 received the twisted wire treatment

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and then got male molex pins soldered & crimped on the leads

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smoke break:

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Edited by CrimsonMango - 5/5/11 at 2:38pm
    
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post #37 of 60
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now is when everything starts to come together real fast:


pump sleeved:

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pump mounted:

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all water blocks mounted and all tubing set up

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post #38 of 60
Old-schoolin' it the old-school way!

Now that's just pure old-school!
    
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post #39 of 60
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cut, crimped, and sleeved the leads on the Corsair RAM cooler module to length:

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READY FOR WATER!:

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post #40 of 60
I likey but who is the ubergreenguru? and how did he get your parts? wink.gif
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