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post #371 of 816
Grats on winning, awesome build. I think the only thing I don't like and this is completely my personal preference is that the power supply hides the cpu block like that. I've been tossing around the idea of doing a custom case and make it as small as possible but without the psu in the way. An interesting challenge that's for sure. Again, very nice build though thumb.gif
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post #372 of 816
Just watch the video! AWESOME!! I LOLed hard at the doughnut with sprinkles. biggrin.gif
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post #373 of 816
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Originally Posted by She loved E View Post

Ok, let's try again smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif
Sweet I love the glitch mob! and the build is good too XD
post #374 of 816
Had to watch it twice, that was an awesome video.


Gotta go reply to your PM now.
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post #375 of 816
With the PSU up front and the rad at the back, it might be possible to see the CPU block, that's how I messed with my Fractal Array + H70, not in your league though wink.gif

Not that it works well with the current front panel design, IMHO.

Ace project, really enjoyed the video too !

dunx

P.S. Only problem I see is the PSU getting noisy towards full load, my PSU can be noticeably loud under full load (not often thankfully !)
Edited by 2002dunx - 12/23/12 at 3:31am
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post #376 of 816
I wonder if there's enough space between the CPU block and PSU to do the external PSU fan mod shown on [H]. Maybe not with a 30+mm fan, but certainly cutting the PSU chassis a bit to open that hole up and using a 92 or 120mm fan would work, providing space between the PSU and CPU block permits.

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post #377 of 816
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Yeah there's plenty of room. 3.5" between the mobo and backside of PSU. thumb.gif
 
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post #378 of 816
2 things. How do you like the on-board audio on the Z77E and what would be an example of the pump-res combo your talking about? Thanks.
post #379 of 816
This little thing is so cute and sexy as hell!! I can't believe you packed a 3770k into that little thing but wow you did a great job! . thumb.gif Congrats man!
 
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post #380 of 816
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Beakz View Post

2 things. How do you like the on-board audio on the Z77E and what would be an example of the pump-res combo your talking about? Thanks.

I'm not an audiophile, fwiw I think it sounds great. I'm just using a simple harmon/kardon 3 speaker setup.

If you'll be using a DDC pump, the Bitspower mini water tank plus res/top would work, as would this EK res/top. And I thought Swiftech had a new shorter one but I can't find it now. headscratch.gif . I think their standard add-on top/res would be too tall but if someone can give me the overall height I can verify. There's about 5.5" total height in the case for the pump and res, but part of that is taken up by a fitting at the top of the res to plumb the fillport.
 
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