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In the last weeks I have been very busy with my job and I didn't have a lot of time to work on the build but now it's more "normal" at the job so I should have some free time now smile.gif

Last week I started some acrylic bending and I also had the time to polish the GPU waterblock. I should be able to update the log this weekend thumb.gif
That's perfectly fine. If it takes time to make it look good, then take your time and make it look good thumb.gif
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Ok it's done!!!!!!!!!!! wheee.gif

After an awful delay I finally managed to finish it biggrin.gif

Tomorrow after my work day I will post the final pictures in the second post but here are what happenend between in the last 3 days thumb.gif


Bare naked frame so the work can begin!


Motheboard and CPU with stock coolers, then naked, then with the waterblocks installed!






GPU with stock cooler, then naked, then with the block and the backplate installed!








Aquaero 6 XT heatsink installation (before and after)....really not mandatory but I liked it! wubsmiley.gif




On friday night the first fittings were installed but the loop was done on saturday




Loop DONE!




Here's a night shot during the leak test phase.




The rig is running fine it's just too late to post all the pictures so I decided to only post the work done to achieve the final result and the end result will be available tomorrow.

Take care!
Edited by akira749 - 3/9/14 at 7:51pm
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Nice job bro!!! biggrin.gifthumb.gif
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That motherboard/block combo looks so good. Can't wait to see more photos thumb.gif
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That's great! What's that block on the back side of the motherboard behind the graphics card and next to the SATA plugs? I have the same case and save board and have my build running too, but it's not quite done. One thing I did was ran the GPU tubing around the back side of the case so that it looks similar to yours (but difference since my GPU block ports are not vertical like that) and that way you can see some of the acrylic tubing piped around to that side of the case to give it some "interest" from the left side of the case. But I would like to put a waterblock back there like yours to have even more tubing and more "interest". I did it like that because that way there's some interesting things to see from the left side of the case, since the GPU blocks all of the CPU side stuff, so it kinda look a little boring from the left and I wanted to spruce it up. However, it just occurs to me that I could always put the case to the left side of the desk to be able to view the right side of the case more. I just always automatically put it to the right side since that's how most cases are, with only a window on the left. But meh, I'd still like to install a block there like yours.

Great looking build! Congrats on finishing it. Can't wait for the new pictures.
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Very sexy thumb.gif
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Thanks everyone! biggrin.gif


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That's great! What's that block on the back side of the motherboard behind the graphics card and next to the SATA plugs? I have the same case and save board and have my build running too, but it's not quite done. One thing I did was ran the GPU tubing around the back side of the case so that it looks similar to yours (but difference since my GPU block ports are not vertical like that) and that way you can see some of the acrylic tubing piped around to that side of the case to give it some "interest" from the left side of the case. But I would like to put a waterblock back there like yours to have even more tubing and more "interest". I did it like that because that way there's some interesting things to see from the left side of the case, since the GPU blocks all of the CPU side stuff, so it kinda look a little boring from the left and I wanted to spruce it up. However, it just occurs to me that I could always put the case to the left side of the desk to be able to view the right side of the case more. I just always automatically put it to the right side since that's how most cases are, with only a window on the left. But meh, I'd still like to install a block there like yours.

Great looking build! Congrats on finishing it. Can't wait for the new pictures.

Those are the EK blocks for the Maximus Gene VI (mosfet and south bridge)
One thing you have to remember is that you lose the ability to put a second GPU if you install the south bridge block.

They both exist in black acetal too.
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Love the color scheme on the sleeving. thumb.gif
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Final pictures are now up on the second post!

Thanks to all the followers!

You follow me in my crazyness and I appreciate it biggrin.gif

See you soon!
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Very nicely done, sir thumb.gif

I totally won't be stealing some ideas for my build tongue.gif See you for the S8 log biggrin.gif
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