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In the beginning god.... bah who am I kidding I'm an Atheist, but the name is fitting for this build. This is my first custom loop. I originally built my rig a month ago and now its time to cool it properly.

Parts List

-Arrived
Case Corsair 600T SE
Red CCFL
UV CCFL
Phobya Extreme 200mm, XSPC RS240 & PT Nuke- Purchased from Krymore

-Purchased From Performance-PCs arriving early next week
Swiftech MCP655 - With Speed Control
XSPC Acrylic Tank Reservoir
EK-Supreme HF High Flow Copper/Acetal (<NO NICKLE )
Indigo Xtreme i7
Bitspower Matte Black Dual Rotary 45-Degree Compression Fitting
Bitspower Matte Black Compression Fitting
Feser Tube 1/2" ID (3/4"OD) - UV White
Silver Kill Coil

-To Be Ordered
NZXT 6+2 VGA Cable (only ordered 1 )

My final build will include another 120mm radiator, mounted where the H50 rad current is. I will also be upgrading my video card to a 580/590 or 2 and will be putting them under water as well. I'm kicking myself for buying a nonmodular PSU so I plan to upgrade to this NZXT, it will look great inside the case. Hopefully I can buy this stuff next month from the overtime I know is coming.

I planed on only starting with the 240 radiator but I got a great deal on the 240mm and 200mm rads. I will place the 240mm under the top on the case and the Phobya will sit where I relocated the HD cage from.

I had a bunch of questions to ask but I can't remember them all. I'll post as my head becomes less fuzzy.
Q: I might not hide my reservoir and pump. If I add this top reservoir to the pump will this mod still fit
Edited by ElementR - 6/17/11 at 6:10pm
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I began with my case swap earlier tonight. I did not install my CCFLs, long week so I may do them Sunday or wait till I install the loop.

600T SE


I striped down the case. Removed all 3 fans and the 2 HD cages, 1 cage will be relocated close to the PSU.


Thermaltake Dokker Lite (old case)


Starting my wire management, it looks clean from the mobo side but I will clean it up on the back when it goes underwater.


This is Corsair's idea of how you connect a front USB 3.0 port.... Not using this thing currently. Kind of upset its not a header for my mobo.


I'm going to get a new Dremel bit and get rid of the plastic grid.


Pic after my case swap was complete.
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reserved for incoming water loop
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I really like that case, something about it that looks so good. maybe it's the white.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mikecdm View Post
I really like that case, something about it that looks so good. maybe it's the white.
I love the case too. Its a bit bigger then what I expected, crowing my current desk though. Im making a new desk so the case will just make me get it done a bit faster.
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Cant wait to see the build. See my parts go to a new home right down the road .
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