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Definitively subbed! Love that you are posting your ideas as you progress into this build.

Can't wait to see how it turns out! thumb.gif

Thanks man! Shoot Might even do some drawings today after I study for a bit.
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Really hope you get some sponsorship as that could be a game changer thumb.gif

I agree especially the fittings but if not I know what fittings I'll be using but I would like them to look much better. The only thing with EK is that I need to build the case first.... I know why but I will need to do the measurements of the rads/mobo tray way ahead of time now. so first thing I will be buying is the wood and going with Red Oak and Oak for a nice contrast and then a nice dark stain and a clear polymer for a nice gloss finish, Then the build will really get started as I have about a week before work starts. tongue.gif
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EK also responded by saying they want to see the case built first and thats understandable. Very soon will be some good drawings times and measurements to make sure this thing isn't to beefy thumb.gif

 

We can't wait to see them :)

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Thought I'd provide an Update!

Bitspower got back to be as I'm waiting to see if I get a sponsorship from them. But they were kind enough to provide information for my copper tubing idea and their C47 push fitting fit 12mm OD copper tubing so thats good.

EK also responded by saying they want to see the case built first and thats understandable. Very soon will be some good drawings times and measurements to make sure this thing isn't to beefy thumb.gif

Whats the status on when you'll be getting one of your GPU's?

Also how do you go about getting sponsorship?
     
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Whats the status on when you'll be getting one of your GPU's?

Also how do you go about getting sponsorship?

The GPU's will probably be the last thing as I need the mobo and such to get the measurements right for the design but that should be hard. it's mainly for the piping which I'll need it for. For Sponsorships you contact the companies with your plans and explain what you think and how your gonna do it and such. Email them and just tell the truth and what you think your gonna need/use and how your gonna use it. tongue.gif
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Well Sorry about the wait guys but been crazy busy lately with driving and such.

Anyways I should have time tomorrow to do some sketches to better explain my points here thumb.gif
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Who is the cabinetmaker? (That would be the trade name in Oz.)
Self, relative or outsourced?
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I'm calling it now. Mod of the month right here baby!

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I would do distilled for max performance...where do you plan on having exposed coolant? Isn't all copper or some kinda piping?

I'd disregard the "max performance" personally. You're going to have 4 Monsta radiators. With that kind of radiator power, it really wont make the difference what kind of coolant you use. For an all out mod like this, you gain a lot more from better looking acrylic blocks and everything than the 45C vs 43C temperature difference you're going to see with distilled water.

Just my 2 cents.


EDIT: Just saw this that you're going chilled water loop. all the more reason to go with pastel ice white.
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Who is the cabinetmaker? (That would be the trade name in Oz.)
Self, relative or outsourced?

The drawer? Or thewood cutter/builder? If that's the question its me im doing all of it lol tongue.gif
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I'm calling it now. Mod of the month right here baby!

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Thank you very much sir!
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Originally Posted by Syan48306 View Post

I'd disregard the "max performance" personally. You're going to have 4 Monsta radiators. With that kind of radiator power, it really wont make the difference what kind of coolant you use. For an all out mod like this, you gain a lot more from better looking acrylic blocks and everything than the 45C vs 43C temperature difference you're going to see with distilled water.

Just my 2 cents.


EDIT: Just saw this that you're going chilled water loop. all the more reason to go with pastel ice white.

Yep Im looking currently at copper tubing and a very very different kind of tubing that no one has used yet and no I will not release this info yet! tongue.gif I will. Be using the frosted acrylic blocks for everything except the cpu block as its far to custom to change the acrylic top as it is right now. The dual black quad helix res's will work amazingly with the pastel white coolant. Glad you're here sir!
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Yeah, the woodworker.. smile.gif
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