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Major update!!!

Since my CRM upgrade went really well yesterday and I was on call most of the night...I decided I was going to indulge in a little "me time." Spent most of the day working on the monsterITX and here is what I got done...

First up was to finish the second SATA Power cable for the 2 SSDs...Had to get the spacing right for the 2 SSDs..(these are older drives that are just placeholders...





Next up was the sleeving...I forgot to get a second picture, but I went back and fixed the SATA end...



After that it was time to get the sleeved temp sensors in place again...





Started getting the rats nest lined up...Notice the AQ5 cable...





Then it was time to start loading the hardware in...





AQ5 getting wired up with the fans, temp sensors, LED, and pump PWM signal...







Once that was done...(sorry this picture is so bad...lighting was really poor at this point)





My handy dandy pump power switch...makes bleeding the loop so much easier!



More tomorrow!
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Looks awesome my friend !!!! biggrin.gif
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That small form factor with water is so cool thumb.gif
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Dear god, I am simply in love with your build my dear !
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how did you go about mounting the tube res? Just curious planning a similiar style build with a caselabs s5
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I used the Koolance pump top/res combo..it includes a mount that will work on and 120 or 140mm fan opening, so I just put it onto the rad...thumb.gif

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very cool, thanks for the information!
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Originally Posted by JAM3S121 View Post

very cool, thanks for the information!

Yeah, he and I ended up with the same deal there, and it's a really versatile setup to be honest. Check it out!




It's looking really good man! Glad to see the progress!!!
Mine's so stuck right now... redface.gif



Thanks - T
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Looks great!
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LRT!!! - so this is what you've reduced Yin/Yang to !?!?!?!?!
lachen.gif just kidding mate - I was wondering where you've been/what you've have been up to? So this build is done and dusted? smile.gif Sorry i'm impatiently asking as I jumped from the first page to the 3rd only to scroll straight down and post... I noticed Heartbreak RIGID's build log and I wanted more drool worthy work on that case - Kinda wishing I can get a hold of this beast of an itx case...but my loyalty lies with Compact Splash for now biggrin.gif

Oh yeah, how're you addressing that sag under the mobo right around where the PCI-E slot is? Heartbreak RIGID's build log detailed that issue - and he had a rubber washer/offset to raise it up a bit though I thin it'd need to be a lil more than the height Subyman used...
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