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post #1 of 22
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Finished an age old build I've been wanting to work on for years, but never had the money. The concept of a sleek looking water cooled rig always had me striving for better. Well, I finally finished my version of one bad ass machine, time for the goodies.


.:Parts:.

CPU: i5 2500K @ 4.6 GHz
Motherboard: MSI P67A-GD55 (B3)
RAM: G.Skill Pi Series 2x2GB DDR3-1600 6-8-6-24-1T
GPU: MSI GTX 470 Twin Frozr II
PSU: Corsair HX750
Case: Cooler Master ATCS 840 w/ Window
Water Loop: XSPC Rasa 750 RS240 w/ Primochill LRT White 1/2" ID tubing
Fans: 6x Scythe Gentle Typhoon's AP-15's
HDDs: Crucial M4 64GB SSD + Western Digital WD6401AALS 640GB + 2x Samsung F4 HD204UI 2TB's




.:What I Did:.

1) Re-used parts from my main PC that I mostly bought in February.
2) Re-used my water cooling components I got in May.
3) Bought a used ATCS 840 (Thanks x.clay from TechPowerUp).
4) Bought 6x Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP-15's off members of OCN (Thanks joeyu3000 & Volkswagen).
5) Bought black MDPC-X sleeving and heatshrink off OCN (Thanks Lutro0).
6) Bought and sleeved a 24-pin and 8-pin extension.
7) Bought a 15" Blue Cold Cathode.
8) Sleeved all remaining cables (except for the cold cathode inverter cable, it came too late in the build for me to care).
9) Did the best job at cable management that I possibly could.
10) Bought Crucial M4 64GB
11) Enjoy!




.:In Progress Pics:.

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.:Finished Pics:.

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Edited by `br4dz- - 5/8/12 at 8:48pm
    
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Intel Core i5 4690K MSI Z97 Mpower MSI GTX 770 Lightning Mushkin Blackline 2x8GB DDR3-2400 
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ASUS VE258Q 25" LED Corsair K70 RGB (Cherry MX Red's) Corsair HX750 Silverstone TJ04-E w/ Window 
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Logitech G5 v1 X-ray Thunder 9 smooth ASUS Xonar Essence STX Numark NPM5's + Dayton SUB-1200 12" sub 
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MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS VE258Q 25" LED Corsair K70 RGB (Cherry MX Red's) Corsair HX750 Silverstone TJ04-E w/ Window 
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Logitech G5 v1 X-ray Thunder 9 smooth ASUS Xonar Essence STX Numark NPM5's + Dayton SUB-1200 12" sub 
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post #2 of 22
wow dude, really nice build.
i want to convert over to WC one day, mainly for my 480...
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crucial m4 128gb WD blue 1tb hitachi deskstar 500gb WD Black 2tb 
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acer G245HDL x2 logitech g710+ corsair 650w switch 810 white 
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crucial m4 128gb WD blue 1tb hitachi deskstar 500gb WD Black 2tb 
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acer G245HDL x2 logitech g710+ corsair 650w switch 810 white 
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rat 7 
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post #3 of 22
Quote:
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That picture, the way the loop looks, reminds me of the assassins creed logo. Lol, just a tad more elongated.
post #4 of 22
Can you come over and build me one
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post #5 of 22
Ah the finished product... been a long road for it. But seems worth it.
Good job.
    
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post #6 of 22
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by KaiserDragon;14085316 
Ah the finished product... been a long road for it. But seems worth it.
Good job.

Tell me about it. Sure you were getting tired of seeing the progress pictures xD.
    
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840 Pro 128GB + WD 640GB Black + WD 1TB Black +... Samsung SH-S203N DVD-RW Phanteks PH-TC14PE_BK w/ 2x SP120's Windows 7 Professional x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS VE258Q 25" LED Corsair K70 RGB (Cherry MX Red's) Corsair HX750 Silverstone TJ04-E w/ Window 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G5 v1 X-ray Thunder 9 smooth ASUS Xonar Essence STX Numark NPM5's + Dayton SUB-1200 12" sub 
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840 Pro 128GB + WD 640GB Black + WD 1TB Black +... Samsung SH-S203N DVD-RW Phanteks PH-TC14PE_BK w/ 2x SP120's Windows 7 Professional x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS VE258Q 25" LED Corsair K70 RGB (Cherry MX Red's) Corsair HX750 Silverstone TJ04-E w/ Window 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G5 v1 X-ray Thunder 9 smooth ASUS Xonar Essence STX Numark NPM5's + Dayton SUB-1200 12" sub 
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post #7 of 22
looks great - I am going to miss that case but I'm glad it is in good hands. cheers.gif
post #8 of 22
nice biuld
reminds me of how I need a new case frown.gif
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WD1tb +WD500gb +WD200gb not like I need one edge linux LG 22" w2240 +optiquest q71 
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WD1tb +WD500gb +WD200gb not like I need one edge linux LG 22" w2240 +optiquest q71 
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post #9 of 22
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Crucial M4 64GB SSD incoming!
    
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Intel Core i5 4690K MSI Z97 Mpower MSI GTX 770 Lightning Mushkin Blackline 2x8GB DDR3-2400 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
840 Pro 128GB + WD 640GB Black + WD 1TB Black +... Samsung SH-S203N DVD-RW Phanteks PH-TC14PE_BK w/ 2x SP120's Windows 7 Professional x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS VE258Q 25" LED Corsair K70 RGB (Cherry MX Red's) Corsair HX750 Silverstone TJ04-E w/ Window 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G5 v1 X-ray Thunder 9 smooth ASUS Xonar Essence STX Numark NPM5's + Dayton SUB-1200 12" sub 
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Intel Core i5 4690K MSI Z97 Mpower MSI GTX 770 Lightning Mushkin Blackline 2x8GB DDR3-2400 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
840 Pro 128GB + WD 640GB Black + WD 1TB Black +... Samsung SH-S203N DVD-RW Phanteks PH-TC14PE_BK w/ 2x SP120's Windows 7 Professional x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS VE258Q 25" LED Corsair K70 RGB (Cherry MX Red's) Corsair HX750 Silverstone TJ04-E w/ Window 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G5 v1 X-ray Thunder 9 smooth ASUS Xonar Essence STX Numark NPM5's + Dayton SUB-1200 12" sub 
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post #10 of 22
Looks great! I like that white tubing with those blue LEDs. Nice job on the sleeving as well, looks very even.
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