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post #71 of 86
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Originally Posted by Lutro0 View Post

Black, so that the sleeving will wont be distracted from.

Makes sense.

I also just noticed, I might have to see if I can dig up a Pink LED for the Raystorm light. wink.gif
post #72 of 86
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Last night I tore down the rig and cleaned out the loop. Boy does Mayhem Deep Red dye stain after 6 months. Glad I bought extra tubing, because I basically replaced every scrap of it after doing a hot water and baking soda flush of the radiators and fittings.





I also took off the 2 blue heat sinks on the Gigabyte motherboard and painted them black so they will better blend in. I'm going to give them another couple hours (12 total) to dry before I put them back on the motherboard and start reassembling the whole system.
post #73 of 86
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Here are some shots of todays work ...




The stock GA-Z77X-UD3H motherboard with the two blue heat sinks on it.




Here is the "after". A couple minutes with a can of black spray paint, and those heat sinks just blend right in.




A close up of the painted Northbridge heat sink.




A shot of the VRM heat sinks.




I ordered WAY too much coolant. 2 Liters of Mayhem's Ice White Pastel coolant and 15ml of Mayhem's Deep Red dye.



6 drops of Deep Red dye per 1 Liter of Ice White matches the pink in the Ducky Shine 2 Limited Edition pink keyboard perfectly.




A shot of the system filled up with the new coolant.




Another shot of the newly transformed Switch Switch.
post #74 of 86
Pretty in pink......
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post #75 of 86
Won't painting the heatsink affect the temps?
post #76 of 86
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Won't painting the heatsink affect the temps?

Yes, but as long as you put VERY LIGHT coats on it, it doesn't increase it much at all. The VRM temps didn't go up at all and the Northbridge temps only went up by 2-3C. I might end up throwing another fan in the case just to see if that lowers things back down, but even still, the temps on both are still very low, even with a 4.7GHz overclock on the old 2700K chip. I'm guessing by using Arctic Silver 5 instead of the stock TIM that the factory used helped to make that happen.
post #77 of 86
knucklehead mate - what keyboard is that in the background of those pastel bottles? I like the orange backlighting on that black keyboard. Sorry for the side tracked post - this build log looks awesome...from a ladies point of view this is worth drooling over. However me being a guy - this idea could be brilliant for a daughter's/wifes build wink.gif
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post #78 of 86

Came together nicely, great job as always.

post #79 of 86
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knucklehead mate - what keyboard is that in the background of those pastel bottles? I like the orange backlighting on that black keyboard. Sorry for the side tracked post - this build log looks awesome...from a ladies point of view this is worth drooling over. However me being a guy - this idea could be brilliant for a daughter's/wifes build wink.gif

That is a Ducky Shine 3 keyboard with Cherry MX brown switches with Orange LED lighting. I bought that at the same time I got the Ducky Shine 2 pink and white keyboard for my wife.

I have many more photos of it in my "Muzzle Flash" build.


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Came together nicely, great job as always.

Thanks. I can't wait for Lutro0 to be done with the cable sleeves in pink, white and gray. The final piece will be a custom power supply enclosure to hide all the unsleeved wires. wink.gif
post #80 of 86
Looking forward to your custom PSU work! thumb.gif oh and thanks for muzzle flashes link - will defo check it out!!!
Edited by Lutfij - 9/5/13 at 5:59am
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