Hi, welcome to my build log. I have been wanting to build a small form factor system for a while and when I saw the new EVGA Hadron my heart skipped a beat. My original plan was to build a red and black themed RoG inspired case and then I saw the MDPC #044. The MDPC #044 was the cleanest and classiest build I've ever seen in my life. The release of ASUS gold themed mother board, and EK gold cpu blocks definitely helped my decision. I took the plunge to build a mini MDPC #044 and bought all the parts needed.
My main goal is to get as close as possible(looks wise) to the MDPC #044 on a SFF case.
Things I'm aware of:
I am aware that a slim 240mm is not enough to cool a GPU and CPU.
I am aware that the slim Slipstreams is not an ideal fan to cool the radiators.
- i7- 4770k (might delid if the temps would be too high)
- Asus z87i-deluxe
- 16GB Corsair Vengeance LP
- Mushking 250gb SSD
- Zotac GTX 670 2gb
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Water Cooling Parts List:
- EK Supremacy Gold CPU Block
- EK GTX 670 Nickel Plexi (Please make a gold one for me EK!)
- EK X3 150mm Tube Reservoir
- Black Ice Pro II 240mm radiator
- Scythe Slipstream 120mm x 12mm 2000rpm case fan
- Swiftech MCP35x pump
- Gold Monsoon Fittings
- Primochill Black Tubing
Test the system
Remove the case drive cage
Remove the front panel sticker
Found out that black ice pro ii x-flow wouldn't fit
Ordered a regular black ice pro II 240mm.
Polished the EK FC Link. SHINNEEEHHH!
Fan trim mod. WOHOO! IT FITS!!
Ordered my cable sleeving components!
Finished plexi glass mount to hide the cables!
Sleeving components arrived!!
To do list:
Edited by note - 1/15/14 at 9:57pm