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[Build Log] NZXT Switch 810. First build log. Updated 08/07/12. Basically finished

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Hey guys.

This is my first build log and my second build.

My first build was this little creature I created that was probably louder and hotter that Krakatoa. I don't like to speak too much about it......

Anyways....This build is my new build.

Hardware List (Click to show)
Case: NZXT Switch 810
CPU: Intel i7 3930k
Motherboard: ASUS Rampage IV Extreme
GPU x 2: EVGA GTX 680 SC Signature 2
SSD: Corsair Force GT 240GB
Storage Drive: WD 1TB Caviar Green
PSU: Corsair AX850
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 16GB 4x4 (Blue)
Disk Drive: LG Blu-ray
Fan Controller: NZXT Sentry Mix

Water Cooling Supplies (Click to show)
Pump: Bitspower D5 / MCP655 Pump Mod Kit + D5/MCP655 Mod Top V2 w/ D5 Variant Pump Installed (Blue)
Top Rad: Black Ice GT Stealth 360
Bottom Rad: Black Ice GT Stealth X-Flow 240
CPU Block: XSPC Raystorm Special Edition Copper
GPU Block: Heat Killer GTX 680 Water Block
Fans: Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP-15 x 10 for push/pull on both rads
Fittings: A variety of Bitspower Compression Fittings
QDCs: Koolance Quick Disconnects (Two male and two female)
Reservoir: XSPC Single Bay Reservoir
Coolant: Distilled Water
Additives: Mayhems Deep Blue Dye and Silver Killcoil
Tubing: Primochill PRO LRT Tubing Clear (1/2 ID 3/4 OD)

Peripherals (Click to show)
Monitor: Samsung S23A950D
Mouse: Razer Mamba
Keyboard: Corsair Vengeance K90
Headset: Logitech G930
Speakers: Bose Companion 2


Pics on pages 1, 3, and 4
Edited by ProjectPwnage - 8/9/12 at 9:37pm
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post #2 of 41
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Here's some pics of the case sitting on my desk.


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My motherboard and RAM


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Mouse and Keyboard


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Power Supply


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CPU


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SSD


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post #3 of 41
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Decided to put in what I had so far.

First the Motherboard
In my excitement, I forgot to install the I/O Shield.....


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Next, the RAM


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Blu-ray Drive


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Storage HDD


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All I have so far.
When I get the rest of my stuff, I'll post more pics.
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post #4 of 41
If I were not so limited on space and if I didn't carry my computer around a lot, I would definitely have gotten a Switch 810. I love the look of that case! Great build though and I'm sure we'd all love to see it completed. Just curious - why didn't you buy Corsair Vengeance RAM with the red heatspreaders?
Edited by karmuhhhh - 5/5/12 at 7:14pm
    
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post #5 of 41
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True. This is definitely a huge case. So much bigger than the mid-tower I used in my other build.

And I bought blue cuz I'm going for a blue and white theme.

I know the motherboard has a bunch of red on it.
But the RAM covers the red slots.
And the two GPUs plus blue slot protectors will take care of the PCI-e slots.

The only other red will be the SATA ports.
For those, I'm open to suggestions on how to cover them up.

Also, at some point, I might decide to theme this after a Gundam. If I do, then I can move the RAM and take off the slot protectors and get the red accents I would need.
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post #6 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by karmuhhhh View Post

If I were not so limited on space and if I didn't carry my computer around a lot, I would definitely have gotten a Switch 810. I love the look of that case! Great build though and I'm sure we'd all love to see it completed. Just curious - why didn't you buy Corsair Vengeance RAM with the red heatspreaders?

Limited on space, carry mine around a lot too. I watercooled mine with a big copper radiator. My computer is going to give me back problems before my labor intensive job does.

Nice to see I'm not the only one that wraps my case in a swaddling of bath towels when I work on it. Keep sweetie clean OP. biggrin.gif
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holllyyyy..... the switch 810 is huge. the Rampage 4 extreme is EATX already........
    
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sweet. subbed!!
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Subbed! How do you like the Vengeance K90?
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Originally Posted by Ganf View Post

Nice to see I'm not the only one that wraps my case in a swaddling of bath towels when I work on it. Keep sweetie clean OP. biggrin.gif

I saw a video on YouTube a while ago where some guy did that.
It's so helpful moving the case around without having the lift it every time.
And it keeps the glass from getting scratched.
Quote:
Originally Posted by mironccr345 View Post

Subbed! How do you like the Vengeance K90?

I haven't use it yet. I'm on a laptop until I get this build done.
But I typed random stuff for like 20 mins.
It feels great.

And the brushed aluminum...
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