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Congratz on getting it running!
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Congratz on getting it running!
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Hey thanks! I can't wait to get home today and do some more minor work on it.
I think this weekend is when I'm going to try and drill/dremel as needed to mount the SSD like I want.

Just got my shipment confirmation from lutro0!
    
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Gratz! smile.gif
How about some more pictures, maybe with better lighting?
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Gratz! smile.gif
How about some more pictures, maybe with better lighting?
You and me both want that smile.gif
Work this week has been silly hectic, and I've been getting home after sunset, so tomorrow I plan on having a small photoshoot.

Plus, I've had everything hanging out of the case for simplicity so far. I needed a CD drive for my mobo drivers and I've got to mod the case just a tooch to mount the SSD. So there's more work to be done, and I plan on getting some pics of the action when the sun's up tomorrow.

Hype! Nothing like voiding warranties and drilling holes into expensive cases for fun! thumb.gif
    
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I'd say I'm somewhere in the 80% stage about now. Biggish update (for me at least).

SO. I wanted to rearrange my loop some, and move my GPU down a slot. That of course requires bleeding the loop. This is where I was at before:


This is my ghetto bleed station:


Aaaaand here's the loop configuration I came up with. I think it looks kinda neat, almost like a closed loop cooler. Oh yeah I also added another 120mm fan exhausting out the back. That 560ti runs HOT and it was cooking my motherboard.


Then came mounting the SSD up there near the 5.25" bays.



Than I took her outside for a quick photoshoot for you guys.



This pic sort of shows the dremel work I had to do up on the 5.25" bay area. In order to get the sata power cord to the SSD, I had to cut a little and bend a piece back. My stupid shaky hands slipped when I was pulling the last grinder out at the very end and it left a blemish to the right of the SSD frown.giffrown.gif I filled it in with sharpie ha



This is where I'm at now:


Things to do still:
  • Buy EVGA 660ti Signature 2 (not til June methinks)
  • Make some new GPU cables
  • Sleeve said cables
  • Possibly sleeve the loop tubes (I'm leaning away from that, though)
  • Tune the OC

Currently I've got it overclocked to 4.2Ghz with all the fans on their lowest settings and the pump on 2/5. It's 73oF (22.8oC) in my apartment and the CPU temp is right under 83oF (28.3oC) while idling.
I'm ok with this deltaT, really. I don't stress this machine very much (though I will crank everything up for benchmarks once I get the new GPU).

So there she is, and there she'll be til June I bet. My phone fell apart finally, and the Lumia 928 is gonna be on shelves this Thursday, so I'mma not buy the 660ti this month most likely.
Edited by Seredin - 5/12/13 at 10:40am
    
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Apologies if this has already been asked/commented on, but would you recommend the norprene tubing to others despite the fact that it collapses easily? Thanks smile.gif
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Looks great Seredin!
Can I ask why you want the signature 2? It has 2 fans on it, you'd much rather get a reference card that will blow the air -> out.
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Apologies if this has already been asked/commented on, but would you recommend the norprene tubing to others despite the fact that it collapses easily? Thanks smile.gif
I would certainly recommend it, so long as anyone attempting to use it understands the drawbacks. I had to redo my loop to prevent kinking at the top of the loop, but in the end it looks cooler anyways.
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Looks great Seredin!
Can I ask why you want the signature 2? It has 2 fans on it, you'd much rather get a reference card that will blow the air -> out.
I have this crazy idea to watercool underneath the external housing, and the sig2 gives more options to route the tubing. I haven't actually decided if this would look good or tacky, though ha
It's a long ways off yet, and I really have no idea rolleyes.gif
    
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The sig2 has a custom pcb no? How you want to watercool it? headscratch.gif
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