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If you want them to be equal but opposite I suggest an all-in-one liquid cooling kit. This will be more in-line with a fair temperature performance margin and will keep the costs similar. A custom loop will be highly favored compared to any air cooled solution.

I've actually been toying with that...keeping the GPU on Yin air-cooled but using my spare H100 for the CPU...Yang (the white) is getting a full custom loop...although I've also toyed with doing a custom loop on both too...
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This idea, and the mystery/suspense, is very cool: definitely subbed & excited to see how these two turn out! biggrin.gif
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Thanks again for all the comments!

I'll just leave this here...

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Awesome work! Subbed for sure! thumb.gif
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This is amazing I always love a good Prodigy build thumb.gif Subbed biggrin.gif
    
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Thanks for looking guys..I'm happy you are interested in this little project! thumb.gif

Sorry I haven't posted an update in a couple of days..waiting on the pump and top to arrive (website says tomorrow) and am also waiting for my new tripod (tomorrow)...will post an update on the mobo tray and the back half of the case...biggrin.gif

In the meantime..I'll leave this here. Sill have to sleeve and remove the copper alphacool sticker (although it is starting to peel off on it's own)

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Going to go off on a slight tangent here...About the order I received from Nils at MDPC and I want to show a comparison...

Here are the screw from MDPC...
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Notice how the inside of the package is oily (this preserves the finish of the screws and keeps them from rusting or anything like that)
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here is "not MDPC-X" notice the dust and dirt in the bag? These are screws that are unprotected, will rust much easier, and are obviously dirty...
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Notice the color..the non-mdpc are kind of a grey color and not a true black...
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A pet peeve of mine...when the allen wrench won't "stick"
MDPC (perfect)
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Not...
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The scratch test with the allen wrench..all I did was lightly run the allen wrench across the surface of the screws...
MDPC (perfect again)
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Not..(scratch!)
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My camera isn't the best for these super closeups, but I hope you can see a little of what I am talking about...

I guess the point I am making is that the best builds are only as good as the weakest component...
Edited by longroadtrip - 7/19/12 at 3:05pm
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I'm loving this build! Especially what you have in mind for modding. I can't wait for the next update.
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Thanks Mosha...I got a few things in yesterday. As soon as I can get photos taken, I'll be updating...(most likely tonight or tomorrow)
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Thanks to everyone who is following this project of mine...The input from everybody is great! thumb.gif

I got the new work bench in, unfortunately, the top was split...needless to say I refused buttkick.gif the shipment and am awaiting a refund on it. I'll find something that is better quality...in the meantime, I threw this together out of a scrap table I had...

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I may go ahead and just keep this, or maybe make something that has benchdogs, etc...

Anyways...almost done with this piece finally wheee.gif

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Initial cut

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Rough cut complete

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Time for a little bit of this...

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Almost done...just a little bit more to file and clean up...

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Coming soon..acrylic!!! lmaosmiley.gif
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