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[Build Log] Corsair 600T "Neurotoxin"

post #1 of 62
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Greetings fellow OC'ers!

Follow me as I embark on what will be my last major build for some time to come!
This all came about when I happened to be strolling through our local Microcenter and spotted a Corsair Graphite 600T on sale. I purchased the case and when I got home, I hopped on OCN and checked out some of the other member builds and I was pretty impressed with some of the quality builds I was seeing.

A couple weeks later, back to Microcenter, I spotted some parts that they had on display. It happened to be both the ASUS Maximus IV Extreme -Z and the ASUS MATRIX GTX 580. I think I stood in awe and drooled on the display case for a solid 10 minutes. The instant paralysis of seeing such electronic goodness gave me a name for the build -- Neurotoxin.
This will be my first RoG build – and I wanted to stay true to the color scheme which seemed to be the natural Red/Black and traces of aluminum. I will also try and get some red LED lighting involved, but I want to try and avoid using CCFL’s so I don’t have to mess with the inverters.

The “basics” -- plan for the build, but as everyone knows, plans are always subject to change smile.gif

1. SLI MATRIX GTX 580's (If I’m going out, it will be with a bang)
2. Internal WC Loop for the Core i7 2600K
3. Create impressive airflow for the graphics cards, but still maintain a tolerable noise level
4. Cable sleeving of PSU cables
5. Cable Management of additional cables.
6. San Ace 172mm intake fan to replace front 200mm stock fan
7. Lighting (LED's instead of CCFL's)

Hardware
Corsair AX1200
ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z
ASUS MATRIX GTX 580 Platinum
ASUS MATRIX GTX 580 Platinum
Intel Core i7 2600K
Corsair Dominator GT DDR3 2133 (16GB)
Corsair Force GT 120GB SSD

Water Cooling
BlackIce GT Stealth 240 XFlow Rad
Koolance PMP400
Koolance CTR-CD12 (Pump and Fan controller with Display)
Koolance RP-402X2 (Bay Reservoir)
Koolance CTR-SPD24X2 (Pump controller for 24VDC fans)
Koolance Black Compression Fittings
XSPC Raystorm CPU Block (Red LEDS)

Case Fans
San Ace 120x120x25 fans (86CFM for radiator)
San Ace 120x120x25 fan (176CFM for rear exhaust)
San Ace 172x172x51 fan (300CFM for front intake / GPU cooling)

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

The spacious and attractive Corsair 600T
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The impressive (and expensive) ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z and ASUS MATRIX GTX580 Platinum
1. Boxes
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2. Installed
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I still need to purchase the second ASUS MATRIX GTX 580 Platinum, but I am trying to pick up some of the other items that don’t require a stimulus package to get in the meantime.
Edited by vercomtech - 12/27/11 at 2:47pm
 
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Corsair Graphite 600T 
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Core i7 2600K ASUS SaberTooth P67 ASUS GeForce 560ti 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 
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post #2 of 62
What do you have planned for this build? :-)
post #3 of 62
Thread Starter 
Some of the initial watercooling parts arrived.

I ordered a BlackIce GT 240 XFlow Radiator, San Ace 120/25 fans, some Koolance fittings, and some black-oxide fan bolts.

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Here are some shots of the installed components.

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Corsair Graphite 600T 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2600K ASUS SaberTooth P67 ASUS GeForce 560ti 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 
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Core i7 2600K ASUS SaberTooth P67 ASUS GeForce 560ti 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 
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post #4 of 62
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by kevingreenbmx;15460814 
What do you have planned for this build? :-)

I added a small plan list to the OP.

"I'm a user, I'll improvise" ~ Sam Flynn
Edited by vercomtech - 10/26/11 at 9:17am
 
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Corsair Graphite 600T 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2600K ASUS SaberTooth P67 ASUS GeForce 560ti 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 
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Corsair Graphite 600T 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2600K ASUS SaberTooth P67 ASUS GeForce 560ti 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 
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post #5 of 62
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Man! I am surprised at how quickly performance-pcs sent my order...

Anyway, my res, CPU waterblock, and assortment of fittings arrived, and what better way to start the day then to work on a build right!?

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I already had a pump from a previous build, so I just installed it into the reservoir, installed some fittings, and made sure everything was tightened down.
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Here it is from the front installed
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The CPU is not installed yet (or purchased for that matter since I heard they were going to be releasing the newer i7 2700K) but here is what the block looks like installed with some LED action
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Edited by vercomtech - 11/7/11 at 7:22am
 
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Case
Corsair Graphite 600T 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2600K ASUS SaberTooth P67 ASUS GeForce 560ti 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 
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Case
Corsair Graphite 600T 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2600K ASUS SaberTooth P67 ASUS GeForce 560ti 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 
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post #6 of 62
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Forgot to add this last night:

Good news - the San Ace 172mm fan arrived today. Check out the side-by-side with the stock front 200mm fan

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I do still need to get the fan sleeved, and hooked up with a 3-pin connector. I will be getting a 24VDC Step-up controller, and running the fan at its lowest operable voltage (20.4VDC)

And here it is mounted in the 600T
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I will eventually get some 60mm bolts - as to go completely through front to back - but I did intentionally mount the fan off center as to direct airflow directly across what will be 2 of those MATRIX cards.
 
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Corsair Graphite 600T 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2600K ASUS SaberTooth P67 ASUS GeForce 560ti 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 
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Case
Corsair Graphite 600T 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2600K ASUS SaberTooth P67 ASUS GeForce 560ti 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 
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post #7 of 62
That's a beefy fan in the front. What are the specs on it? Looks great so far. A red rad up top really pops in this case.
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post #8 of 62
what is the noise rating on that fan??? I had a high power delta fan back in the day on my H50 and that was WAY to loud, even at reduced speed, and that fan looks far more intense.
post #9 of 62
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Here are the specs on the fan:
SanAce172Specs.jpg

I have all of my systems / stations in the basement so noise levels aren't too much of an issue. If this was in any other living area of my home, that would be a different story hehe.
 
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Case
Corsair Graphite 600T 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2600K ASUS SaberTooth P67 ASUS GeForce 560ti 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 
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Case
Corsair Graphite 600T 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2600K ASUS SaberTooth P67 ASUS GeForce 560ti 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 
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post #10 of 62
woah 300CFM?! DANGGG
    
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