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Xsesive? Maybe. Worth it? Hell yes!

Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, kiddies of all ages, shapes, sizes and species I present for your viewing pleasure a little something I put together from the inspiration, insight, and intelligence I gathered through the forums.

Specs:

Case: NZXT Phantom
Mobo: ASUS Sabertooth x58
CPU: Intel Core i7 920 @ 4.2 ghz
RAM: Patriot Sector 7 1600mhz 6gb
GPU: Gigabyte GTX 480 @ 850mhz

For quiet and efficient cooling for these smoking hot chips I went with a mix and match bunch of liquid cooling equipment. The 480, NorthBridge, and Vreg are all cooled with the help of Koolance water blocks. Extremely happy with these products with high quality, great looks and superb cooling you cant go wrong with these. I also used the XSPC RASA 750 RS360 water cooling kit and added a Black Ice 120mm radiator on the back. I stripped down the case, painted it and made it my own. Plumbed everything with BitsPower compression fittings and some 3/8"ID 1/2"OD clear tubing, then quenched it with some Feser One. Stuff it full of hard drives and away we go!

The Goods!






I got lights on switches!





Super Green!



Air is pushed around by nine Cooler Master Sickle Flow 120mm Fans with Green LED's











Of course you have to keep the cables tidy.



Makes for a nice clean look.



And there it is, thats what I have for you fine people today.



Not bad? What do you guys think? I sure had fun building it.
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post #2 of 11
Looks great!!! just too bad there was no worklog
 
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post #3 of 11
Thread Starter 
I have the log on another site, but I dont think I should post a link to there, from here. I just got this project finished last night and I have another project that I am starting to work on and will be posting a work log of it. Just waiting on parts right now.
Edited by ShortAlieN - 5/21/11 at 6:52am
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Corsair OCZ Agility 3 WD Black EK Waterblocks 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
BitsPower Compression fittings 3/8"IDx1/2"OD Swiftech MCP655 Magicool Extreme 3x180mm Radiator Win7 Ultimate 64 
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NZXT Hale 90 1000w Silverstone Raven RV-02E Limited Edition White 
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post #4 of 11
Nice
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Thread Starter 
thanks
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BitsPower Compression fittings 3/8"IDx1/2"OD Swiftech MCP655 Magicool Extreme 3x180mm Radiator Win7 Ultimate 64 
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NZXT Hale 90 1000w Silverstone Raven RV-02E Limited Edition White 
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Intel Core i7 920 Asus Sabertooth x58 Gigabyte 480 GTX Patriot Sector 7  
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BitsPower Compression fittings 3/8"IDx1/2"OD Swiftech MCP655 Magicool Extreme 3x180mm Radiator Win7 Ultimate 64 
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NZXT Hale 90 1000w Silverstone Raven RV-02E Limited Edition White 
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post #6 of 11
Thread Starter 
Green

I really like the NZXT LED kit. good choice on the short. would of been very difficult to hide one twice as long inside.



you guys like build logs? I could post a pretty good one. got a ton of pictures.
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BitsPower Compression fittings 3/8"IDx1/2"OD Swiftech MCP655 Magicool Extreme 3x180mm Radiator Win7 Ultimate 64 
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NZXT Hale 90 1000w Silverstone Raven RV-02E Limited Edition White 
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Intel Core i7 920 Asus Sabertooth x58 Gigabyte 480 GTX Patriot Sector 7  
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BitsPower Compression fittings 3/8"IDx1/2"OD Swiftech MCP655 Magicool Extreme 3x180mm Radiator Win7 Ultimate 64 
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NZXT Hale 90 1000w Silverstone Raven RV-02E Limited Edition White 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 920 Asus Sabertooth x58 Gigabyte 480 GTX Patriot Sector 7  
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post #7 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by ShortAlieN View Post
Green

I really like the NZXT LED kit. good choice on the short. would of been very difficult to hide one twice as long inside.

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c2...1/101_0654.jpg

you guys like build logs? I could post a pretty good one. got a ton of pictures.
Very nice! Build logs are definitely always very welcome!
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post #8 of 11
Hey ShortAlieN!
Deja Vue?

And yeah, the rig looks good but ........ yaha! Just kidding!

Great rig dude!
Edited by PepeLapiu - 5/23/11 at 3:07am
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post #9 of 11
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Work Log Posted

HERE!
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair OCZ Agility 3 WD Black EK Waterblocks 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
BitsPower Compression fittings 3/8"IDx1/2"OD Swiftech MCP655 Magicool Extreme 3x180mm Radiator Win7 Ultimate 64 
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NZXT Hale 90 1000w Silverstone Raven RV-02E Limited Edition White 
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Awesome build!
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