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Alrighty guys, My build is already finished so its not a build as you go thread, ill just upload pics after some intervals to simulate that feel. I made a few beginners mistakes, one that really screwed me over. The name of the project is a hint. rolleyes.gif I apologize in advance for cellphone pics.

Anyways, LETS BEGIN

This is a picture of my build before. my two 7950's are in for RMA at this point.



Here are all my parts I've been collecting for my loop. The pump and rad is used but the rest is new for PPCs.



Parts list:

EK Supremacy Nickel Plexi
Black Ice Extreme 2 240mm Radiator
Gentle Typhoon 1850rpm
Primoflex Advanced LRT Crystal Clear 3/8, 5/8
Phobya 45 degree angle adapters
XSPC Compression fittings
D5 Vario Pump
Bitspower Multi-Z 250mm Res
Propelene T fitting
Koolance QDC's
Koolance hose clamps
Mayhems XT-1 Red 150ml concentrate


It cost about $400 for everything.

Time to switch the jet plate on the block to the 1155 optimized one:


Block is open:


i can see u mr.jetplate


more coming soon!
Edited by hammadj - 4/7/13 at 3:27pm
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Sorry for the delay, was busy OC this thing.

Top is off:


Fans on rad:


Rad in place:


Made a hole in the bottom drive bay for the res clamp. Only using one clamp for now, no place for the second


Res in position


Off you go Intel heatsink!


DOH! CPU cutout not big enough...Come on CM, you can do better. I should've checked this beforehand. Noob mistake #1.


I call this "The Claw"


Mobo is out.


All clean! Used 99% isopropyl Alcohol.


SHINY!


Waterblock on. I dont know why people don't like the new EK design, I personally think its stunning.


More coming soon!
Edited by hammadj - 4/8/13 at 1:45pm
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looking good! Out of curiosity what were the issues you ran into?
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Post #2 updated with more pics!
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