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Really loving this build so far. Subbed
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Looks bauce so far.
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That mATX board with two 670s looks beautiful. And awesome build so far.
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sub :d
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Thnaks for all your support guys biggrin.gif

I've made a fair amount of progress this week though I'm going to save making a full update till thursday as I have somthing planned I hope you guys will like thumb.gif

As it's been nearly two weeks since my last update I think it would be a little unfair to leave you empty handed so here's a shot of one of the GPU waterblock's

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I was hoping to get two of the older style EK ones though the company I found that still had some in stock had a stock error and it turned out they only had one which was no use to me so I went for the new block by alphacool
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I think this new block will do just fine. drool.gif
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Subbing this. This one and the Apple Heart Surgery look interesting. Can't wait to see both of them done.
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update please!!! biggrin.gif
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update please!!! biggrin.gif


Agreed

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update please!!! biggrin.gif
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Agreed
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As you guys asked so nicely biggrin.gif

Thanks for keeping interest, with starting my second year of uni life's taken over again though now things have calmed down a bit I'm hoping to get at least one update pew week for you guys

As there is limited room in the case I decided to make an external rad box. After doing some research I found little inspiration as most externally mounted rads were just screwed to the top of the case.

My dad had some left over 40mm oak worktop from a job he did a couple of years ago which was just large enough to cut the three needed panels out off

The two panels on the left have a rectangle cut out for a 360mm rad in each, the one on the right is for the top

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I love the grain and color of light oak

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The box assembled, the end pieces will be perforated aluminium mesh. The current pieces were cut to keep the sides square while screwing it together

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Corner detail

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Test fitting a fan, three fans will be mounted in this gap and the radiator will be mounted behind

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A rough idea how the system will sit

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Hope you guys like it so far biggrin.gif I've never seen a rad box done quite like this so any comments would be appreciated

I've just had another order of MDPC sleeving arrive though currently have no idea on the pattern for the cables so I'll be fishing for ideas in the next few days thumb.gif
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