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Halfway through cable management on the backside- This is just a small indication of things to come...


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And now for a quick break. The UPS man was so kind as to deliver some CNC motors to me! IMService servo motors for my CNC mill! Wheeee!


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And now back to business. I had originally wanted to route the hard drives like this, but back-end clearances wouldn't allow me to :\\ Oh well. SATA power and data connections in the rear wouldn't let the side panel fit on.



So I reluctantly went this way...





More progress, ended up sleeving the USB/FireWire/Audio case connections.


And now for some fun Cold cathode time!






The CC wiring in the back...Very ghetto, but who cares!



The finished product...But is any product ever fully finished?






This is a badass shot...You can only see the res, glowing green from the green CC in the top of the case


USB/FW/Audio ports glow green


Tada! It's all "done"! This will continually evolve though, with much better cable management done in the future.
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Tada! The finished product. But is it ever truly "finished"? I can definitely say no. Better cable management will come with time, so I present to you: Project: Green Goblin!

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You can see the collection of photos here for convenience
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Nice Work Burn--I assume you overcame your RAID issue and all that? How much is the TEC cooling everything down?

Is there anyway you could simplify your plumbing? That's a lot of tubing...
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Nice worklog!
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There is a TON of plumbing...Dual pulls from the res make things a bit more complicated, but I wanted to avoid using another T...The Swiftech Coolsleeves make turns a bit easier inside.

Currently, loading @ 2950mhz, 1.65V, I am at 35C...I can turn up/down the PSU a bit though, so I have some room to play around with. Still need to get more fans on that radiator though, I need more flow through it. It's warm to the touch.

Running the 4 HDDs in RAID0...Very fast
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holy ****! That looks amazing!! Good work!!! That looks really really good!! That case doesn't seem as large now huh? Actually looks kinda cramped.

Couple questions

1: Was the cool Sleeve brittle for you? I know the stuff I got cracks and shatters if try to remove it from the tubes.

2: Is that the HW labs GTS 360 rad?

3: Did that Turbo Cool 510 come fully sleeved like that?

4: Any results on the temps so far?

I have more, but I will hold off for now
    
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1. Yes, after trying to bend it from 3/8" to 3/4", it developed stress cracks, but is still intact.

2. Yes, it is the GT Stealth 360

3. Yes, it came fully sleeved

4. 35C unfortunately...Fully loaded, 1.65vCore, and 2.95Ghz.

Shoot! I can field all the questions you want!
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35C!?! That's way high for a TEC IMO. Something is up...and I think it might be too much length to your total loop. I get 40C on my X2 at 1.55Vcore and OCed to 2665...and that's with the fans on lowest. If I go to mas it drops to almost ambient. Something must be making those temps high.
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Well, I have a 71F ambient, I was seeing 25-26 load beforehand...Dunno what's up. Ambient has stayed relatively the same.
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