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post #1 of 51
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I wasn't really going to do a build log, but just thought I'd share some pics with you guys smile.gif

My new mobo and case arrived today and I'm in the process of stripping my old rig.

This is my old project (custom RAD mount), I've gone from the flashy light's and UV etc to a more subtle look. As you can see in my old project I don't really own a camera so had to make to with my phone, however for this I chose to borrow my sister's camera and share some nice pictures with you, just a note, I'm not a professional photographer tongue.gif

Anyways without further ado here it is so far.

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After an hour or so:


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I ordered some black tubing and white led strip lights, which should be here in the next couple days. I'll update this as I go along smile.gif


Hopefully it'll look a 100 times better han my previous rig lol. Afer I finish with this, I'll be looking to get some sleeving and uprgade my GPU's biggrin.gif




Thanks for looking.
Edited by munaim1 - 11/3/11 at 3:51pm
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post #2 of 51
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finally here we are:

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Now time to get ready for the radiator mounting tongue.gif

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After a 20hours leak test (ignore the blue hose clip lol):

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Had a go at cable management, not the very best I know:

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All I was waiting for was my new cpu and some black hose clips:

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Edited by munaim1 - 11/3/11 at 3:21pm
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post #3 of 51
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wheee.gif New cpu arrived and my black hose clips!! biggrin.gif Also messed around with the camera and tried to take some nice pic's, hopefully they look better than the ones above. tongue.gif


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Finished, thanks for looking biggrin.gif

This is how it is for now, hopefully in the near future I'll be upgrading these puniy little gpu's for a couple 580's or maybe even the new 28nm gpu's. Also would love to get some sleeving extensions as well. Anyways now it's time to overclock this baby and see how it fairs against my old chip.
Edited by munaim1 - 11/3/11 at 3:31pm
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post #4 of 51
Dude that thing is huge!!!!!!!

Sick build, cant wait for the finished resultZ! biggrin.gif
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post #5 of 51
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SeanWebster;15439746 
Dude that thing is huge!!!!!!!

Sick build, cant wait for the finished resultZ! biggrin.gif

My old rig can fit inside this beast lol tongue.gif
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post #6 of 51
enjoy your work in the sandy stable club, subbing this for sure! biggrin.gif +1
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Wow! All I can say is Wow! biggrin.gif What a huge case!! Mobo is looking small in that case eek.gif
    
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post #8 of 51
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kdon;15440110 
enjoy your work in the sandy stable club, subbing this for sure! biggrin.gif +1

Thanks bud, hopefully it'll look so much better than my previous rig lol tongue.gif

Quote:
Originally Posted by turrican9;15440140 
Wow! All I can say is Wow! biggrin.gif What a huge case!! Mobo is looking small in that case eek.gif

Mobo is an E-ATX, now imagine if I had the Standard ATX, it'd look even smaller lol

I guess it's one of those cases that I can keep for a very very long, along with the HAF-X it support's XL ATX so might come in handy in the furture sneaky.gif

On a side note, I should be getting my black tubing very soon, been also looking at a few gpu's, thinking to upgrade to surround or something soon.
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post #9 of 51
I never thought that the Xigmatec Elysium was that big wow.


Nice build indeed enjoy it once its all done.
 
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sexy man !
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