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[Build Log] "Poseidon" ON HOLD Until Maxwell and Gemini

post #1 of 7
Thread Starter 
Goals
To build a computer workstation worthy of the god Poseidon

Name and Color
Poseidon, White and Blue with hints of Gold

Plan of Attack
  1. Order Custom Painted Gemini Case and Pedistal
  2. Pick out and Price Hardware
  3. Order main components (Motherboard, CPU, GPUs)
  4. Pick out and Price liquid cooling components
  5. Order Water Blocks
  6. Install Water Blocks
  7. Order MDPC-x Sleeving and Molex connectors
  8. Dye MDPC-x Sleeving and Molex connectors
  9. Make Custom Light Box for Case
  10. Design and order Custom Reservoir
  11. Order Fans and Radiators
  12. Paint Fans and Radiators
  13. Order Pumps, Fittings and the rest of cooling parts needed to plan out loops
  14. Plan loops and run
  15. Cut acrylic tubing to lengths and do dry fit
  16. Measure wire runs
  17. Send fittings out to be powder coated
  18. Order rest of Hardware (SSDs, RAID Card, Monitors, etc.)
  19. Start Sleeving PSU other cables
  20. Make stickers for fan centers
  21. Get fittings back from powder coaters
  22. Put pedestal together and leak test loop
  23. Install Pedestal under Case
  24. Install cooling loops
  25. Leak test Loops
  26. Probably missing bunch of steps

Hardware
Case - CASELABS Gemini line
CPU - Haswell Extreme Edition
Mobo -
RAM -
GPU - Nvidia Maxwell (might be volta since Gemini has been delayed again -.-)
SSD -
HDD -
PSU -


Cooling Components
CPU -
Mobo -
RAM -
GPU - Maxwell blocks
HDD - 2x Aquadrive X4 copper edition
Radiators - Alphacool NexXxoS UT60 Full Copper 480mm or Aquacomputer Airplex Modularity Rad System 480mm - Copper Fins
Pumps - 2x Iwaki RD-30 and 6x Aquacomputer D5 Pump Mechnics with USB and Aquabus Interface
Reservoir - 2x aqualis PRO 880 ml with nano coating and LED holde
Fittings - Bitspower
Tubing - E22 Clear Extruded Acrylic Tubing - 12/10mm
Monitoring - 2 x aquaero 6 XT USB fan controller
Monitoring -
Monitoring -
Monitoring -
Edited by Virtue423 - 6/21/14 at 1:23pm
post #2 of 7
Blue and white builds are so clean.
AMD Money Pit
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CPUMotherboardRAMRAM
AMD Athlon X2 5000+  Asrock N61P-S Samsung 512MB DDR2 Samsung 512MB DDR2 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Seagate 80GB SATA Cooler Master Phenom II Stock Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Dell Slim 160 Watt 
Case
XBOX Original Casing 
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AMD Athlon X2 5000+  Asrock N61P-S Samsung 512MB DDR2 Samsung 512MB DDR2 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Seagate 80GB SATA Cooler Master Phenom II Stock Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Dell Slim 160 Watt 
Case
XBOX Original Casing 
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post #3 of 7
Thread Starter 
here are the choices for exterior color so far

Blue

or


Green

or


Red

or


Black
post #4 of 7
Most certainly that first blue. WOW.
AMD Money Pit
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CPUMotherboardRAMRAM
AMD Athlon X2 5000+  Asrock N61P-S Samsung 512MB DDR2 Samsung 512MB DDR2 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Seagate 80GB SATA Cooler Master Phenom II Stock Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Dell Slim 160 Watt 
Case
XBOX Original Casing 
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AMD Money Pit
(13 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardRAMRAM
AMD Athlon X2 5000+  Asrock N61P-S Samsung 512MB DDR2 Samsung 512MB DDR2 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Seagate 80GB SATA Cooler Master Phenom II Stock Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Dell Slim 160 Watt 
Case
XBOX Original Casing 
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post #5 of 7
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i am going to call prismatic powders tomorrow to see if they can send me a swatch of the color i hope it looks as nice as it does in the picture
post #6 of 7
Any updates with this build?
AMD Money Pit
(13 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardRAMRAM
AMD Athlon X2 5000+  Asrock N61P-S Samsung 512MB DDR2 Samsung 512MB DDR2 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Seagate 80GB SATA Cooler Master Phenom II Stock Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Dell Slim 160 Watt 
Case
XBOX Original Casing 
  hide details  
Reply
AMD Money Pit
(13 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardRAMRAM
AMD Athlon X2 5000+  Asrock N61P-S Samsung 512MB DDR2 Samsung 512MB DDR2 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Seagate 80GB SATA Cooler Master Phenom II Stock Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Dell Slim 160 Watt 
Case
XBOX Original Casing 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 7
Thread Starter 
Putting the build on hold until Nvidias Maxwell and CL Gemini comes out
Edited by Virtue423 - 9/8/13 at 6:55pm
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