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You are really having fun with that lol . I am glad I subbed this
Edited by stringcheese166 - 1/19/13 at 3:53pm
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That is a really nice photo of the 15 second shutter.
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IMPORTANT!!
I updated the first post with more info about myself, the build, my motivation,...


UPDATE: Scythe Kaze Q12 Fan Controller

This is a small update but at least it's something... biggrin.gif

I wanted to install the fan controller to see how it looks in black. I'm still thinking about maybe painting it white. The DVD drive is going under the fan controller since I want to keep my top bay empty for better airflow to my radiator.
The DVD drive I'll be using is also black but the case comes with a white 'front panel' for CD and DVD drives (you can see it on the pictures under my fan controller) I'm not sure if I'll use it, perhaps I'll like the look of the black fan controller and black DVD drive in this case.






It snowed again last night, perhaps I'll be able to take some shots of the finished build outside in the snow.



* I photoshopped this last picture to remove my licence plate, all my other pictures however are unaltered and uploaded straight from my camera!


Well that's it for this update, I hope you enjoy the pictures!
And remember to click on the pictures if you want to view them in a higher resolution.

-Bram
Edited by CiBi - 1/21/13 at 2:53am
 
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You have a nice camera. And I don't know if you will have this problem but the drive cover only fit on the top slot for me so I would watch out for that depending on your drive
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i like the way you can upload directly from your camera to the forum tongue.gif. anyway, nice looking build though, i guess i know what i'm gonna follow...thumb.gif
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UPDATE: First day of building

My midterms are finally over so today was the first day of 'real' building. Mostly disassembling my old rig and cleaning the WC stuff.

The last picture of the old rig.


The first picture of the corps of my old rig biggrin.gif


Transferred the Sabertooth motherboard to the new case, that Switch 810 is so big for someone like me coming from a mid-tower.


My PSU (XFX PRO 550W Core Edition) isn't modular (which is a giant PITA) so all the cables, even those I don't use will have to be hidden behind the motherboard tray.


My cpu block after 6 months of running only distilled water. (It looks a lot worse on that second picture then it is)



It's very easy to remove the front panel.


Had to remove the top to install my fans and radiator. The top is attached with screws instead of rivets, which is good, but there are like 15 screws... rolleyes.gif



My favourite beer biggrin.gif The alcohol percentage is 8,5% thumb.gif I understand that that is considered a lot in most parts of the world.


Also installed the CCFL's and attached the fans to the fancontroller.


I'm not really looking forward to managing all those cables tongue.gif


I'll continue working on it tomorrow so expect another update by tomorrow night.

-Bram
 
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Looking good hopefully you will sleeve those psu and jumper cables as they are looking horrid as one would expect.
Top with those white fans looking perfectly in style.


My favorite beer is Brand kanon it is actually 11.5 procent so good it is easy too drink too much especially on an empty stomach I experienced myself.
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Looking good hopefully you will sleeve those psu and jumper cables as they are looking horrid as one would expect.
Top with those white fans looking perfectly in style.


My favorite beer is Brand kanon it is actually 11.5 procent so good it is easy too drink too much especially on an empty stomach I experienced myself.

Sleeving is definitely on the to-do list, but I'll need to save up some cash first. thumb.gif
mdpc-x sleeving for my entire case would easily cost around 50€.

But new GPU+water cooling for the GPU and more RAM memory and more storage space are higher on the priority list. So don't expect to see any sleeving in the next 6 months.
 
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love your photos
 
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UPDATE: second day of building and my pump died frown.gif

I installed the wc parts and routed the tubing, I thought it looked good.



But when I tried to fill up the loop I discovered that the pump died, well this sucks! mad.gif Now I'll have to buy a new one, that will take a few days... I cant game in the meanwhile!! Anyway I'll disconnect the pump check if there's anything I can do (which I doubt). Perhaps I'll contact EK and ask for a replacement but who knows how long that's going to take
 
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