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post #401 of 868
Awrite, read through the worklog now - some nice modding going on there!

I like the colour scheme - maybe because "Project: Nutman" has the same scheme?

But how about painting those blue heat sinks sitting on the graphics card?
post #402 of 868
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That is awesome! The system is looking great from your photos, so the photography assignment should get an "A+". Very proud of you for sticking with this build, through all of the real-life stuff you've had happen over the last year or so.
Thank you so much I'm really glad that I have stuck it out because I'm really proud of how it looks so far. This morning I even had a dream that the front panel was all finished and now I'm feeling motivated haha

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It's so awesome to see this almost finished! I really admire those cuts in the side panel. And I might of missed this but your res isn't fully installed right? Because it looked pretty crooked to me. But still awesome
Yep I need to pick up some scrap metal to rivet into the top of the case to attach the mounting clips for the tank. Currently it's being held up by a twistie tie

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Awrite, read through the worklog now - some nice modding going on there!

I like the colour scheme - maybe because "Project: Nutman" has the same scheme?

But how about painting those blue heat sinks sitting on the graphics card?
Haha, if you read the last page you would've seen I mentioned a few times I'm gonna replace them That's one of the next things I need to do. Ordering in some more of them (the blue is too pretty to paint!) and will paint those ones black instead.
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Haha, if you read the last page you would've seen I mentioned a few times I'm gonna replace them That's one of the next things I need to do. Ordering in some more of them (the blue is too pretty to paint!) and will paint those ones black instead.
Ok, ok - you got me there. I didn't read ALL posts and must've somehow missed those where you mentioned replacing the blue heatsinks. Sorry.

But good to hear - I think it'll make a world of a difference.
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Haha, no worries Anything that isn't black, silver or green will be covered up somehow. Except for the colourful I/O ports on the mobo out the back. Not much I can do about them
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For sure Took a few photos of the case today. So pleased with how it's coming along!

Pictures like these make me with I had even half the attention to detali and patience you clearly possess.

Keep up the good work, make those GFX card heatsinks black somehow (maybe some cheap anodizing? That's how we would solve that problem in the gun world) and post benchmarks/stats/share what games and apps you plan to run on it! XD
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Thanks! Anodizing would be sweet but I haven't got the first clue of where to get it done here!

Btw guys I'm getting a little weirded out... Opened up Coretemp before to check temperatures (could feel my desk getting warm) and the processor was idling at 50 degrees?! Shut it down and checked all the connections for the pump (couldn't feel any vibrations in the tubing so wasn't sure if it was on or not) and have turned it back on and it has gone back down to 30 degrees, but I'm still thinking that's pretty high since I've got it set to downclock while idle. It's at 800mHz while idle across all four cores. Probably about 10-15 degrees celsius in my room too. A poor CPU block seat perhaps?
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Sounds like maybe a little air left in the system and during re-boot bleed it's self out. Some of those air pockets can be stubborn.
    
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Air gets annoying when trying to get them out of your loop.
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Now that the water has had a chance to cool down, it has dropped to 25c which is much more acceptable imo
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Haha, no worries Anything that isn't black, silver or green will be covered up somehow. Except for the colourful I/O ports on the mobo out the back. Not much I can do about them
Actually, there might be - you can buy plastics dye and use a small brush for dyeing them 4-5 times - just don't spatter the dye all over the place, but use a delicate hand (a woman's touch - pun intended). After the fourth or fifth layer, they should be pretty black. And, make sure that the ports are 100% dry before plugging in cables!
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