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post #11 of 14
Hmm... ok. May I suggest adding a [Pic Heavy] or [56k Warning] to the thread title? I wasn't expecting to get carpal tunnel from scrolling to the bottom of the page... thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif . You could also probably set each batch of photos into spoiler tags so it's not just one massive wall! weirdsmiley.gif

Other than that... from what I did see (I honestly gave up trying to look at them all)... Looks good! Well executed build. thumb.gif
post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by ArkAngel666 View Post

Hmm... ok. May I suggest adding a [Pic Heavy] or [56k Warning] to the thread title? I wasn't expecting to get carpal tunnel from scrolling to the bottom of the page... thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif . You could also probably set each batch of photos into spoiler tags so it's not just one massive wall! weirdsmiley.gif
Other than that... from what I did see (I honestly gave up trying to look at them all)... Looks good! Well executed build. thumb.gif

Ive added [Pic Heavy] to the title

And thank you, I am really putting in alot of hours trying to make it perfect :-)

I sit at the machine from 11am- 4pm and then again about 9pm-2am just looking and thinking and testing - i really want her perfect biggrin.gif
post #13 of 14
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I have been very busy:

1) I decided to put the pump/res in the drive bays. This was because there was no practical place to have it on the midplate. Anywhere i would have put it would have blocked the opportunity for 580 sli later down the road.

2) i have filled and leak tested with Mayhems Blue Berry. Unbelievably the system used almost a whole bottle. I was sure it would be under one bottle because the old loop had more tubing and a larger res... Anyway, 12+ hours of leak testing and not one drop so im confident *knocks on wood* tongue.gif

3) I have been trying to master "Cable Stitching" from a tutorial by a Mr Frank Stein. It is a way of taming sleeved cables so that they are more uniform. I quite like the black stitches on the blue sleeving - matches the rig's theme smile.gif

4) I have rubbed off the corsair logo from the front panel with a little nail varnish and alot of elbow grease. The front is now clear of all branding and Ive gotten a vinyl cutting shop to cut out some bits for me. If they look good, ill keep them on, if not, ill leave the front clean brushed aluminium.

5) My custom engraved PSU plate has arrived. It was a PAIN to install, but it looks alright now. Unfortunately they didnt mention that if you put in the plate, you cant put on your side panel frown.gif I guess ill have to take it off for everyday use...

I thought i;d leave you with a few pics to wet your appetite for the next update smile.gif

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Btw, these are my first cable stitches and the card is just there until they learn their shape smile.gif
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post #14 of 14
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Right then guys, this will probably be my last photos for Project: Indigo.

I have finished the 800D build. I did have a little issue with the mobo: it refused to boot if there was any RAM in the first two DIMM slots rolleyes.gif

Anyway, the build is at a place that I am happy with and I am hoping it will serve me for a good while to come smile.gif

Because of the bad weather (too hot tongue.gif) i haven't even attempted overclocking. When the weather gets back to normal ill attempt some overclocking and if it is decent, ill post it up smile.gif

Tealc's circuit with the MSI bios is working quite nicely:

Tealc's Circuit set on Medium
MSI bios: 50 degree target, 32.5% minimum

This means that most of the time the machine is SILENT and i do mean it - ive never heard a machine as quiet as this. The temps at idle are 10 degrees above ambient and rise to ~25 above idle at load.

The machine had never been over 50 degrees as the bios is set to speed up the fans as the system approaches 50 degrees. I was worried at first MSI's implementation of PWM would play havoc with Tealc's circuit but they have worked together beautifully smile.gif

Enough blathering, here are the photos:

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