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post #21 of 31
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You speak the truth. I had that Sunbeam kit, and nearly stabbed myself with the broken off piece when it snapped off. Screw that. I used some staples that I bent and flattened. SO much easier.

Yea, the only tool i found really great was the fan (3-4pin) removal tool and the molex removal tool. Other than that, staples work 10x better.
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post #22 of 31
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Ahh this helped me so much. What kind brand automotive paints (can) and model would be recommended?
Again,

Pretty sure it was just rustoleum. Ask your local hardware store paint tech what he recommends.
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post #23 of 31
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Black/White always looks great imo. Keep it going! subbed

Thanks InitialDriveGTR, I'm really hoping it all ties together well.
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post #24 of 31
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When i heard the last click of the last sleeved cable into the connector, I was more happy than on my last birthday.
Here is the back of the case with all the cables coming through. I didn't bother to sleeve the molex connectors as they won't be show inside the case.

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post #25 of 31
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Ready for the leak test. Rez comes in today and I'll be scampering home during my lunch break to set it up and run it.

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post #26 of 31
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Not the best sleeve job out there, but for being my first time, I am ok with the results.

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post #27 of 31
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sneak peak... case is just about done smile.gif
Installed UV lights on either side of the 360mm radiator fans.. Very nice subtle glow without any cathode bar visible.

Please note my custom kickstands for the GPU's. They are so damn heavy and have no support that they have already started to warp. I put another leg underneath the bottom card and they are standing perfect now.

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post #28 of 31
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Well I'm off snowboarding for the weekend. I'll resume on tuesday when i get back.
I anticipate the build being 98% complete by wednesday. I still need to order some 200mm white/green fans for the side door,
but I don't feel like dropping 40 bucks just yet. (donations????thumb.gif).

24 hour leak test = SUCCESS!!!
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post #29 of 31
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Just got back from an epic snowboard trip and ready for more pc time.

Onto the build:

Ran a Prime95 test and was BLOWN AWAY by the results.

50 celcius at 4.9Ghz after 4 hours, all at 1.35v.
I will be bringing her up to 5.1 tomorrow to see if I can get stability at 1.35v (wishful thinking, but maybe this is a golden chip afterall).

Installed the new 200mm NZXT fans (160cfm) today and finished all the wiring behind the back panel.
Posting pics tomorrow.
Edited by kingpin4329 - 5/15/12 at 6:20pm
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post #30 of 31
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700

166CFM? These fans know how to MOVE air. GPU's dropped 10c at load as opposed to an open case.
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