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[Worklog] My Murderbox-inspired TJ07 | 3930K + Rampage IV Extreme | Liquid Cooled

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Hi, everyone! smile.gif

This is my first documented build and 3rd build overall; and, at the request of a few members, I've decided to showcase my build thread here.

I've always felt compelled to present aesthetically-appealing computer builds and, while I've felt that my previous Captain America 600T fit this mold, my perspective changed when I was introduced to Charles and his Murderbox concoctions.

After searching high and low for a Murderbox case to no avail, I was driven to take on the task of building my own "Murderbox." From there, I met Kirk and Nils...

...and this is where the story begins...

Here are some photos of the parts/components that I took with my Canon DSLR.

My pride and joy; the Intel Core i7 3960X resting peacefully on my couch.

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My new ASUS Rampage IV Extreme motherboard.
Should they ever release a 'black edition' of this board, it'll be GAME OVER.

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Enough sleeving?

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PrimoChill tubing is the way to go. Look at that sexy rubber. tongue.gif

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Wrapping solid states with black vinyl isn't fun but it's sexy, nonetheless!

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Finally, after much anticipation, the case arrives (cell phone pic).

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First things first, we've got to remove that ugly white logo (cell phone pic).

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And presto! Logo removed (cell phone pic).

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We are scribing the panel and ensuring proper measurements have been made (cell phone pic).

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After crossing our fingers, it's ready for the cut (cell phone pic).

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Let's go ahead and get 'er cleaned off (cell phone pic).

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Next, we're on to powder coating. Everything was pressure sand blasted prior to application (cell phone pic).

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Now, we powder coat (cell phone pic).

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This is serious business. Interested? Give us a holler (cell phone pic).

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This is powder coating perfection (cell phone pic).

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Extended the fan cables to reach the front of the case without hassle (cell phone pic).

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This is my first go with using an AMD/ATI GPU. I think the water block looks stunning.

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EK motherboard water blocks installed. Looking mighty shexy, if I might say. tongue.gif

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Edited by IIIIICRASHIIIII - 3/3/12 at 7:59am
     
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This looks like its gone to be good biggrin.gif
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Looks like an interesting build. Cant wait to see whats coming thumb.gif
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think you have voided your warranty on that case smile.gif
will be watching missed your last build
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think you have voided your warranty on that case smile.gif
will be watching missed your last build

I have a t-shirt that I purchased from my local computer electronics store that says "I void warranties." Love it. lol
     
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You need some kill coil with those EK EN blocks... lol... j/k. We don't need another thread like that here.frown.gif

Looks good... I'll keep an eye on this thread.
    
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You need some kill coil with those EK EN blocks... lol... j/k. We don't need another thread like that here.frown.gif
Looks good... I'll keep an eye on this thread.

With those NICKEL plated EK blocks tongue.gif
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It's the new batch of electroless nickel blocks that EK released. Everything will be fine.
Edited by IIIIICRASHIIIII - 12/6/11 at 7:42pm
     
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I like where this is headed. thumb.gif
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I like where this is headed. thumb.gif

Be sure to sub it. I've got tons more updates coming.
     
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