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Originally Posted by Mercyflush64 View Post

Easy, just build a new system! smile.gif

That seems to be what most of the guys around here do lol.
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Samsung 850 Pro Seagate Barracuda WD Black Custom Cooling Loop 
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Windows 8.1 64bit Asus PG278Q ROG Swift QNIX 27" Rosewill Mechanical Cherry MX Blue 
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EVGA Supernova Classified 1500W Corsair Obsidian 900D R.A.T. 7 X Trac Ripper 
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post #12 of 13
There is not much to it. Just think of it as a piece of art
Things to consider:

  • Color: What is each colors relation to each other, that is, a complimentary color or an analogous color?
  • Shape: How do different shapes go together, i.e. Waterblock and case?
  • Size: How do different sizes play into the whole scheme?
  • Texture: How do different textures go together?


The most important thing is to have a color palette in mind and sticking with it. So say you have a RIVE, which is red and black, you should look at colors that either stand out or blend in. For red and black you might choose a green or a blue.
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post #13 of 13
Ya welcome to mimic my build smile.gif ..... fits RoG color scheme ..... well I chose to mimic one on Asus site (see below)
Red / Black with White Highlights

Phanteks Enthoo Primo Ultimate Chassis (black)
(15) Phanteks 140mm fans (Black Frame / White blades)
Seasonic X-1250 (cant see)
Asus Maximus VI Formula (red / black and gorgeous)
Intel 4770k
(2 x 8GB) Muskin CAS 10 DDR3-2400 (red)
Asus Blue Ray Writer
2 x Seagate ST2000DX001 2TB MLC/8GB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s NCQ 3.5" Desktop Solid State Hybrid Drive (cant see)
2 x SAMSUNG 840 Pro Series MZ-7PD256BW 2.5" 256GB (cant see)
Mushkin Ventura Pro 64GB Flash Drive (black)
ASUS VG248QE Black 23" 144 Hz Monitor (black)
Logitech G19s 920-004985 (black / red)
ASUS Republic of Gamers GX950 Laser Mouse (black / red)
Aphacool Rads (black ... need to be highlighted somehow, haven't decided yet)
Swiftech 35x2 (cant see)
EK Water Blocks
Clear Rigid Acrylic Tubing w/ Matte Black Bitspower Fittings
Mayhems Red Pastel Coolant
Custom Black / Red cables w/ white highlights
Twin EK Reservoirs with white caps.
Reeven Six Eyes w/ Red LED lettering
White LED strips

I was initially inspired by this pic.

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1 x Swiftech 35x2 w/ Heatsink and NB Fan EK -MultiOption RES X3 250 White Acetal Reservoir 5 x PH-F140SP_BK_BLED + 5 x PH-F140SP_BK E22 Rigid 10/12 Acrylic Tubing and Bitspower Ma... 
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
2 x SAMSUNG 840 Pro Series MZ-7PD256BW 2.5" 256GB (2 x Seagate ST2000DX001 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cach... Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blue Ray Writer 1 x Alphacool NexXxoS XT45-420 + 1 x Alphacool ... 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
1 x Swiftech 35x2 w/ Heatsink and NB Fan EK -MultiOption RES X3 250 White Acetal Reservoir 5 x PH-F140SP_BK_BLED + 5 x PH-F140SP_BK E22 Rigid 10/12 Acrylic Tubing and Bitspower Ma... 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
2 x Reeven Six Eyes Fan Controller Windows 7 64 Bit Professional OEM ASUS VG248QE Black 23" 144 Hz Monitor Logitech G19s 920-004985 
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Seasonic X-1250 Phanteks Enthoo Primo Ultimate Chassis Asus RoG GX950 Laser Mouse  Logitech Z5500 
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