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Nice Work interested to see how this works out I was thinking about switching to that res and pump combo rather then the bay/res I have now. Also if you go with the extended top you can push pull at the top and fit the controller as well.

Ya I'm not planning on push pull just to save some money, and I will be wiring the fans to speed reducer pcbs at the back.

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Originally Posted by Dangur View Post

Looks good man thumb.gif

Thanks
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Originally Posted by PCModderMike View Post

Alright good updates, coming together fast. I like it. thumb.gif

Ya I hope I can keep bringing new stuff up, I'm just saving up for my final order of fittings, fans, accessories, and sleeving, and until then I might just put in some regular tubing so I can run the system.

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Originally Posted by mironccr345 View Post

All these CL build logs are starting to give me the Upgrade itch. Must. Resist! Looking good so far. thumb.gif

Great case smile.gif
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Originally Posted by SiberianGhost View Post

Nice job dude

Looks very clean biggrin.gif

Appreciate it

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Originally Posted by ltulod View Post

sm8 build are all neat looking. gj op.

Generally when people spend 400-500 on a case they want it to look nice tongue.gif

Guys I need your advise on color schemes. I could just keep it grey/silver/white and use a combination of black, grey, and white mdpc sleeving, but then I don't know what color coolant to run. Or I could make a whole new color scheme just using the coolant and sleeving, since those are the only really colorful parts of the build.
Edited by luciddreamer124 - 5/16/13 at 10:23pm
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Update!
So as I've said before, a little low on funds so for now I'm just setting up a temporary loop with tubing until I can buy more fans, fittings, sleeving ect.

Here are some pics of what it's looking like:





YES I am running 2 sizes of tubing because I don't have enough fittings. doh.gif





Using the stock holes in the case to place MDPC clips, which look super nice for cable management. Again, this is all temporary and I will be completely redoing the wiring when I have the sleeving.

































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Aaaaaannnnddddd I think I killed my processor :'( :'( :'(
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^^^ Oh man! That sucks! What happened?
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Well, as I mentioned earlier I just bought the EK naked ivy mount for the Supremacy. I installed that, and after I had the build all filled and everything, the system wouldn't boot, and the CPU LED on the motherboard is on. Maybe I tightened the mount to hard and damaged the die, or static electricity or something. Idk I'm just in shock/depression right now lol. $330 is hard to stomach
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can you put a finger on the cpu cooler see if it is hot?
    
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Great build. I really have to stop looking at these Case Lab builds. Has me itching to splurge on something. You've also made me have a change of heart for "armored" sabertooth boards. Looks very clean. Sucks to hear about your CPU though, frown.gif
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worriedsmiley.gif Ooooh no. Hope it's not dead for you. Did the CPU work on air, while delidded?
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It worked delidded for months. Never put it under air though. I'll take the water block off and see what it looks like.
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Man, that sucks, awesome build btw redface.gif
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