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[Build Log] [56K] Crimson Obsidian - i7 2600K - EVGA GTX 580 - 800D

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Crimson Obsidian


Hey everyone I'm working on my second build, this is my first build log. My current rig was up for sale and I found someone that would buy it, so I sold it. With the money I got from my old system I decided to invest in a newer and better system.

Computer Components [[COLOR="green"]COMPLETE[/COLOR]]

Motherboard - ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z - $385.19 - ARRIVED
CPU - Intel i7-26000K Sandy Bridge - $289.79 - ARRIVED
HDD - Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB x 4 - $224.66 - ARRIVED
RAM - G.Skill 16GB DDR3 1600MHz[/URL] - $154.07 - ARRIVED
GPU - EVGA GTX 580 - $463.98
GPU Backplate - EVGA GTX 580 Backplate - $21.99
CASE - Corsair Obsidian 800D - $273.99 - ARRIVED
PSU - OCZ ZX Series 1000W 80PLUS GOLD - $203.98 - ARRIVED

Total (thus far) - 2021.64

Water Cooling Components [[COLOR="green"]COMPLETE[/COLOR]]

CPU Waterblock - Koolance CPU-370 - $84.95 - ARRIVED
GPU Waterblock - Koolance VID-NX580 - $119.99 - ARRIVED
Radiators - XSPC RX360 - $84.95 - ARRIVED
Radiators - XSPC RX480 - $119.95 - ARRIVED
Radiator Guard - Bitspower Mesh Radguard 480 Black Aluminum - $44.95 - ARRIVED
Pump: Swiftech MCP 655 w/ Speed Controller - $76.95 - ARRIVED
Pump Mod - Bitspower D5 Matte Black Finish - $39.95 - ARRIVED
Pump Top - EK D5 X-Top v2 - $39.95 - ARRIVED
Tubing - PrimoChill 7/16 - $16.25 - ARRIVED
Compression Fittings - Bitspower Ultimate 7/16" ID x 14 - $111.30 - ARRIVED
45 Degree Connections - Bitspower Ultimate 45 Degree Rotary - $35.85 - ARRIVED
T-Line - Alphacool T-Connector - $5.95 - ARRIVED
Sealing Plug - Bitspower Sealing Plug 1/2" - $10.99 - ARRIVED
Fans - GT AP-15 x 10 - $224 - ARRIVED
Antimicrobial - IandH .999 Silver Strip - $13.98 - ARRIVED
Reservoir - IandH Stealth Reservoir 275ml - $20.00 - ARRIVED
Reservoir Clamps - IandH StealthRes Clamps - $24.95 - ARRIVED
Thermal Paste - Arctic Silver 5 - $12.11 - ARRIVED
Total (thus far) - $1087.02


I don't have all of the components yet because I'm still waiting for some of the money from my sold computer (don't worry I still have the computer), I should have almost if not all of the components within two weeks.
Edited by Necrodox - 8/14/11 at 6:15pm
Crimson Obsidian
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600K ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z EVGA GTX 580 1536MB G.Skill 16GB DDR3 1600 MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
OCZ Solid 3 60GB Windows 7 Ultimate ASUS VS248H-P x 3 OCZ ZX 1000W 
Case
Corsair 800D 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600K ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z EVGA GTX 580 1536MB G.Skill 16GB DDR3 1600 MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
OCZ Solid 3 60GB Windows 7 Ultimate ASUS VS248H-P x 3 OCZ ZX 1000W 
Case
Corsair 800D 
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Table of Contents

Edited by Necrodox - 7/26/11 at 10:47pm
Crimson Obsidian
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600K ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z EVGA GTX 580 1536MB G.Skill 16GB DDR3 1600 MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
OCZ Solid 3 60GB Windows 7 Ultimate ASUS VS248H-P x 3 OCZ ZX 1000W 
Case
Corsair 800D 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600K ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z EVGA GTX 580 1536MB G.Skill 16GB DDR3 1600 MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
OCZ Solid 3 60GB Windows 7 Ultimate ASUS VS248H-P x 3 OCZ ZX 1000W 
Case
Corsair 800D 
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- Pictures of the components -

Motherboard - 2vufnr4.jpg
Case - 1264p6c.jpg
RAM - 281hrvn.jpg
Power Supply - 24ycup3.jpg
Edited by Necrodox - 8/4/11 at 8:50pm
Crimson Obsidian
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600K ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z EVGA GTX 580 1536MB G.Skill 16GB DDR3 1600 MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
OCZ Solid 3 60GB Windows 7 Ultimate ASUS VS248H-P x 3 OCZ ZX 1000W 
Case
Corsair 800D 
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Crimson Obsidian
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600K ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z EVGA GTX 580 1536MB G.Skill 16GB DDR3 1600 MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
OCZ Solid 3 60GB Windows 7 Ultimate ASUS VS248H-P x 3 OCZ ZX 1000W 
Case
Corsair 800D 
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post #4 of 28
Sounds good sub!
post #5 of 28
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First batch of pictures, hope you guys like the log!

What I started with; w7kmja.jpg

Where I'm at; ta6gt1.jpg

2lu3msl.jpg

Sorry about the flash and all, working on it at 2 in the morning doesn't exactly provide me with the best lighting lol.
Crimson Obsidian
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600K ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z EVGA GTX 580 1536MB G.Skill 16GB DDR3 1600 MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
OCZ Solid 3 60GB Windows 7 Ultimate ASUS VS248H-P x 3 OCZ ZX 1000W 
Case
Corsair 800D 
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Crimson Obsidian
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600K ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z EVGA GTX 580 1536MB G.Skill 16GB DDR3 1600 MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
OCZ Solid 3 60GB Windows 7 Ultimate ASUS VS248H-P x 3 OCZ ZX 1000W 
Case
Corsair 800D 
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post #6 of 28
Mind showing that HAF X next to it just quickly? biggrin.gif

Also if you need light you could use your monitor and make it flash all white and turn up the brightness smile.gif
http://www.overclock.net/computer-cases/912437-how-photograph-your-rig-updated.html
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Managed to get some quick pictures before I go to work;

HAF-X; f0wadd.jpg
Edited by Necrodox - 8/15/11 at 11:38am
Crimson Obsidian
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600K ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z EVGA GTX 580 1536MB G.Skill 16GB DDR3 1600 MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
OCZ Solid 3 60GB Windows 7 Ultimate ASUS VS248H-P x 3 OCZ ZX 1000W 
Case
Corsair 800D 
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Crimson Obsidian
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600K ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z EVGA GTX 580 1536MB G.Skill 16GB DDR3 1600 MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
OCZ Solid 3 60GB Windows 7 Ultimate ASUS VS248H-P x 3 OCZ ZX 1000W 
Case
Corsair 800D 
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post #8 of 28
You should be able to mount that radiator on top of that 800D now. smile.gif
Mugendramon
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4670k ASrock Z87 Extreme6 R9 290 Crossfire Samsung 8GB DDR3 2133mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
WD Black 1T Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB EK Supreme HF Rev 2.0  HW GTX 360 Rad 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
EK Acetal waterblock W7 64 bit Yamakasi Catleap Q270 2560x1440p Corsair AX850 
CaseAudio
Corsair 800D Creative Titanium HD  
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Mugendramon
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4670k ASrock Z87 Extreme6 R9 290 Crossfire Samsung 8GB DDR3 2133mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
WD Black 1T Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB EK Supreme HF Rev 2.0  HW GTX 360 Rad 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
EK Acetal waterblock W7 64 bit Yamakasi Catleap Q270 2560x1440p Corsair AX850 
CaseAudio
Corsair 800D Creative Titanium HD  
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post #9 of 28
Nice shots! You did really awesome smile.gif

That's one mean HAF X!
Though that Corsair looks darn mean as well biggrin.gif

Cheers!
post #10 of 28
I'm digging the Color Theme.
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