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Here goes my first build log. This will not be a step by step log but I'm taking photos through the process. This build won't be anything ultra high end just a regular PC build to keep me busy while on vacation for a couple weeks. The name of this build is Sleep Deprivation because i'm giving myself two weeks to build it from start to finish.

Parts-

Case Labs M10 Black:
ATX Layout: Reverse
MB Side Door: XL Window
MB Door Window: Clear
PSU Side Door: Ventilated
Top Cover: 64mm Tall Ventilated
HDD Cage Type: Flex Bax
360 Radiator Flex-Bay Mount

Asus Maximus IV
2600K
2 XFX HD6970 2GB 3 now one will be back from RMA
Mushkin 8GB Ridgeback CL8 Corsair Vengeance CL8
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 120GB
OCZ Agility 3 60GB
WD 1TB Blue 6.0
White Sleeving
AX1200

2 RX360's
1 EX360
1 Heatkiller 3.0
2 3 Swiftech Komodo
2 Swiftech MCP355
1 Swiftech Dual Pump Top
Primochill White 7/16ID 5/8OD
1/2OD Black Barbs/90's
EK Advanced 400 X2

I have a couple XSPC DDC pump tops I will be giving away once this thing is done smile.gif

OK now all the photos

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My wife loves this in the living room!

Now to see what i'm working with.
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I wanted to fill in all the pass through so it looks cleaner. Went to Joanne Fabrics and bought some sticky foam
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Mounting the GPU blocks
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Well I was out I stopped at my local sign shop and picked up three different vinyls for the GPU's as the color was ugly on the water blocks.
First I tried black-
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Then White-
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Now the Xfire bridge in black
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Now one more card to complete.

Installed the EX 400 Res and also did not like the gap next to the removable MB tray so I filled that with foam and still can be removed
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Also filled the hole for the IO
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I figured it would not look bad to put some white plexi in the bottom
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Used some vinyl to cover up some silver on the MB
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Front EX360 rad installed and fans but I felt like painting
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Reminds me of our kids (Christmas day after getting all their toys)-
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Pumps still needed to be sleeved
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CPU block
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So this morning after recuperating from last night I decided to get the cpu block mounted
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Then the block made me mad as hell devil.gif so i decided to move on to the second video card.

Komodo block shiny and new
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Some MX-2 loving
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Template I made from the first card
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Trace and start cutting
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Mounted and trimmed
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A tip if you ever wanted to use vinyl on your cards. It's ok if the vinyl is a bit larger then the area your trying to cover. Take an Exacto knife and cut at an angle around (in this case the video card) Do not stop in the middle of cutting. Make it a continuous cut that way there are no edges.

Twins
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Cards and block installed-
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Sneak peek-
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Stress testing-
CPU idle at 17C load at 51C 4.8 @ 1.38v
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Edited by Hydrored - 2/2/12 at 8:52pm
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2 weeks and you're going to sleeve everything? Yea this I have to see!
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post #5 of 69
Definitely looking forward to this!

Slightly bigger pics!?
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Photos added thumb.gif

Sorry about the pics I have no idea why they are so small but the others aren't. I will figure that out. My wife dropped and broke the camera last week so these are taken with my phone.

Photos larger now thumb.gif
Edited by Hydrored - 1/26/12 at 2:39pm
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post #8 of 69
Looks great so far... keep it up.thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Border201 View Post

2 weeks and you're going to sleeve everything? Yea this I have to see!

He might be able to do it. It took be 3 weeks to do my build, but I wasn't experienced in building... and case modding for the first time kind of slowed me down. I do admit that sleeving is tedious work... but it seems to go quick after you figure out the lengths of the sleeves for each cable.
    
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Looks great so far... keep it up.thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Border201 View Post

2 weeks and you're going to sleeve everything? Yea this I have to see!

He might be able to do it. It took be 3 weeks to do my build, but I wasn't experienced in building... and case modding for the first time kind of slowed me down. I do admit that sleeving is tedious work... but it seems to go quick after you figure out the lengths of the sleeves for each cable.

Here is a hint for you married folks... Piss your wife off and you get a lot done ph34r-smiley.gif
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