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SO I just bought two GTX580 3GB from EVGA directly. I'll be RMA'ing the gtx580 1.5gb to Newegg.

This is gonna be a killer rig!!!
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post #12 of 174
looks awesome
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post #13 of 174
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Originally Posted by johnnyxbl4ze;13536823 
looks awesome


Hope so, I have yet to even lay eyes on all the goodies that are back home. I leave on Thursday morning for home. So by Thursday evening I should be able to post up a pic or two of the items in their boxes.

-Rog
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I had nothing to do for the last half hour at work, so I opened paint and had some fun.

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This works right?
Edited by Rognin - 5/17/11 at 4:42pm
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WOW! First build & Water cooling? I'm sure you did some mad research! Good luck and keep us posted!
     
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post #16 of 174
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kaosuonline;13543794 
WOW! First build & Water cooling? I'm sure you did some mad research! Good luck and keep us posted!

Tomorrow my freind, tomorrow!
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post #17 of 174
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Well, got the parts and unpacked them. Tomorrow I go shopping for some missing supplies at the hardware store and the build starts. More pics to come I promise!
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post #18 of 174
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Alright.

PICS!!! Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Boxes in the garage that had arrived during my absence.

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Unpacked and displayed.

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Everything taken off, I just put the PSU there to see how it looked.

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Front side, I drilled holes later here to fit the Phoyba rad.

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Taking apart the NZXT fan to paint it black.

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Fan painted black...

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The work space. It got cluttered and scattered after about 3 hours into the build...

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CPU installed...

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As you can see those compression fittings are TIGHT!

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A shot with most of the things loaded in. It was about 2 AM last night when I took this pic and went to bed...

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Build Problems:

-140.2 rad doesn't fit up top. I had to take out the SATA 3.0 out from the top of the case. The end where the fittings are would hit the end of the sata hotswap casing. Bad news is the top that covers the hole comes with the hot swap bay. Not cool, I have a hole in the top of the case which I'll have to cover up some way.

-The pump didn't fit on the rear of the case like I wanted, so I took out the HDD rack and installed it at the bottom. Doesn't bother me much cause I'll be using my ssd. I can stick it just about anywhere, I might even consider getting a 5.25" bay HDD adapter so I can hide it and secure it.

-Making holes for the 200mm Phobya was a pain. The little bleeding screw at the top (or bottom) was a pita. Never the less I got it installed. The front cover will keep things nice and clean... =P


Next:

-Alright, the easy part for me is done (manual labour I guess). The harder part is yet to come. In order of difficulty: Pluggin' in wires to the proper places, wire management, overclockin'.

I'll keep posting as I get more done!
Edited by Rognin - 6/8/11 at 7:44pm
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post #19 of 174
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Leak testing... =P

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post #20 of 174
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And with the front closed, with the mobo posting!!!

Now to find all those wires that go to the usb, audio, DVD, SSD etc.
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