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Upgrade to first water cooling loop : Project DBL Helix

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So this is my first custom water build, my main goal was to fit 2 of the FrozenQ 250mm Liquid Fusion res's into my 700D. Let me know what your guys think Here's a link to the work log album


Starting point


Mock up


Completion


Panoramic

Heres's the spec's
  • Corsair Obsidian 700D
  • Intel Core i7-920 Bloomfield 2.66GHz (OC 4.2GHz)
  • GIGABYTE GA-EX58-UD5
  • EVGA SC GeForce GTX 580 1536MB x 2
  • Corsair XMS3 6GB DDR3 1600 x 2
  • Corsair Force Series 3 120GB SSD x 2 RAID0
  • Western Digital Raptor 150GB
  • SAMSUNG Spinpoint F1 750GB x2 RAID0
  • Corsair HX Series 1000W
Cooling
  • Black Ice GT Stealth 360 X-Flow Radiator x2
  • EK-FB KIT GA X58 Northbridge / Southbridge / Mosfet Liquid Cooling
  • FrozenQ 250mm Liquid Fusion V Series Res x2
  • EK Supreme HF CPU Liquid Cooling Block
  • EK GeForce 580 GTX VGA Liquid Cooling Block x2
  • Swiftech MCP655 x2 w/EK 5.25" Mountable D5 Dual Loop Top
  • Scythe Gentle Typhoon 120mm 3000 RPM x 9
  • Scythe Kaze Master Pro 6 Channel Fan Controller
DBL Helix
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7-920 Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD5 EVGA GeForce GTX 580 EVGA GeForce GTX 580 
GraphicsRAMRAMHard Drive
EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 Corsair Force Series 3 SSD 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Force Series 3 SSD Western Digital Raptor Samsung Spinpoint F1 Samsung Spinpoint F1 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
LITE-ON 24X DVD Black Ice GT Stealth 360 X-Flow Radiator FrozenQ PC Mods 250mm Liquid Fusion V Series FrozenQ PC Mods 250mm Liquid Fusion V Series 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Swiftech MCP655 Swiftech MCP655 EK-D5 Dual TOP 2-Loop G1/4 - Black Acetal Scythe Kaze Master Pro 6 Channel Fan Controller 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Black Ice GT Stealth 360 X-Flow Radiator EK-Supreme HF - Full EN Nickel EK-FB KIT GA X58-Acetal EK-FC580 GTX+ - Acetal+EN (Nickel) 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
EK-FC580 GTX+ - Acetal+EN (Nickel) Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Acer P241W Acer AL2017 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer AL2017 Logitech Wave Corsair AX1200 Corsair Obsidian 700D 
MouseMouse Pad
Razer Lachesis Razer Exactmat 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7-920 Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD5 EVGA GeForce GTX 580 EVGA GeForce GTX 580 
GraphicsRAMRAMHard Drive
EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 Corsair Force Series 3 SSD 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Force Series 3 SSD Western Digital Raptor Samsung Spinpoint F1 Samsung Spinpoint F1 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
LITE-ON 24X DVD Black Ice GT Stealth 360 X-Flow Radiator FrozenQ PC Mods 250mm Liquid Fusion V Series FrozenQ PC Mods 250mm Liquid Fusion V Series 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Swiftech MCP655 Swiftech MCP655 EK-D5 Dual TOP 2-Loop G1/4 - Black Acetal Scythe Kaze Master Pro 6 Channel Fan Controller 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Black Ice GT Stealth 360 X-Flow Radiator EK-Supreme HF - Full EN Nickel EK-FB KIT GA X58-Acetal EK-FC580 GTX+ - Acetal+EN (Nickel) 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
EK-FC580 GTX+ - Acetal+EN (Nickel) Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Acer P241W Acer AL2017 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer AL2017 Logitech Wave Corsair AX1200 Corsair Obsidian 700D 
MouseMouse Pad
Razer Lachesis Razer Exactmat 
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beautiful job. Makes me realize I need a real case and get back my WC setup.

Nice! enjoy!
Dell Optiplex 745
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Q6600 (incoming) Dell proprietary Intel Q965 Express Chipset XFX HD 5770 (incoming) 4GB Patriot DDR2 800 
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Hitachi Deskstar 160GB 7200RPM DVDRW Stock Windows XP 32 (for the time being) 
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Quote:
beautiful job. Makes me realize I need a real case and get back my WC setup.
Thanks, most of my hardware is 2+years old including the case. I specifically got it so I could eventually make the jump to water cooling.
DBL Helix
(34 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7-920 Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD5 EVGA GeForce GTX 580 EVGA GeForce GTX 580 
GraphicsRAMRAMHard Drive
EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 Corsair Force Series 3 SSD 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Force Series 3 SSD Western Digital Raptor Samsung Spinpoint F1 Samsung Spinpoint F1 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
LITE-ON 24X DVD Black Ice GT Stealth 360 X-Flow Radiator FrozenQ PC Mods 250mm Liquid Fusion V Series FrozenQ PC Mods 250mm Liquid Fusion V Series 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Swiftech MCP655 Swiftech MCP655 EK-D5 Dual TOP 2-Loop G1/4 - Black Acetal Scythe Kaze Master Pro 6 Channel Fan Controller 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Black Ice GT Stealth 360 X-Flow Radiator EK-Supreme HF - Full EN Nickel EK-FB KIT GA X58-Acetal EK-FC580 GTX+ - Acetal+EN (Nickel) 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
EK-FC580 GTX+ - Acetal+EN (Nickel) Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Acer P241W Acer AL2017 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer AL2017 Logitech Wave Corsair AX1200 Corsair Obsidian 700D 
MouseMouse Pad
Razer Lachesis Razer Exactmat 
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DBL Helix
(34 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7-920 Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD5 EVGA GeForce GTX 580 EVGA GeForce GTX 580 
GraphicsRAMRAMHard Drive
EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 Corsair Force Series 3 SSD 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Force Series 3 SSD Western Digital Raptor Samsung Spinpoint F1 Samsung Spinpoint F1 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
LITE-ON 24X DVD Black Ice GT Stealth 360 X-Flow Radiator FrozenQ PC Mods 250mm Liquid Fusion V Series FrozenQ PC Mods 250mm Liquid Fusion V Series 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Swiftech MCP655 Swiftech MCP655 EK-D5 Dual TOP 2-Loop G1/4 - Black Acetal Scythe Kaze Master Pro 6 Channel Fan Controller 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Black Ice GT Stealth 360 X-Flow Radiator EK-Supreme HF - Full EN Nickel EK-FB KIT GA X58-Acetal EK-FC580 GTX+ - Acetal+EN (Nickel) 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
EK-FC580 GTX+ - Acetal+EN (Nickel) Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Acer P241W Acer AL2017 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer AL2017 Logitech Wave Corsair AX1200 Corsair Obsidian 700D 
MouseMouse Pad
Razer Lachesis Razer Exactmat 
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