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So FrozenCPU screwed up. While the backordered items came in stock today, turns out they lied about the white C47's and AX360 radiators being in stock frown.gif I ended up canceling those from the order so the rest of it could ship. Thankfully I was able to get the fittings from PPC's and the radiators from sidewindercomputers today, so I should have the bulk of the build parts by Friday.

Case gets here tomorrow wheee.gif
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Alas!! It is indeed very sad.

Although much less so than if it were a $300 SSD as opposed to a $35-50 DIMM. biggrin.gif


whistle.gif ...Always look on the bright side of life... whistle.gif
(You'll have to picture Eric Idle's voice... it doesn't translate well in text).
post #43 of 465
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Although much less so than if it were a $300 SSD as opposed to a $35-50 DIMM. biggrin.gif


whistle.gif ...Always look on the bright side of life... whistle.gif
(You'll have to picture Eric Idle's voice... it doesn't translate well in text).

very true... very true. Speaking of which... should I paint my EVO? rolleyes.gif
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very true... very true. Speaking of which... should I paint my EVO? rolleyes.gif

I'd use vinyl wrap or plastidip if you do it. Always have an exit strategy. thumb.gif
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I'd use vinyl wrap or plastidip if you do it. Always have an exit strategy. thumb.gif

Haha yes. I think I'm going to plastidip the 780ti backplate white and see how it looks as well. As it stands currently I only have a standard window for the left side of the case, so I probably won't have the ssd exposed anyway.
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Haha yes. I think I'm going to plastidip the 780ti backplate white and see how it looks as well. As it stands currently I only have a standard window for the left side of the case, so I probably won't have the ssd exposed anyway.

In that case I'd probably just recommend doing a sticker for it. That way you can wait to apply it until you have fully installed the system and know it works without issue... wink.gif

Birth defects in SSDs are very rare - but they do happen occasionally, I'm sure - just like everything else. I certainly didn't worry about it in my SM8 - of course, I didn't worry about much of anything because it was literally thrown together in a night and a half. Have to actually use this one daily - your's will be a work of art... so that's a different matter!

No matter what - it will look 10,000% better than the back side of mine:


thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif Messy... cuz that's how I roll at the office! biggrin.gif
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Stickers are good!

Just ordered the sleeving supplies. Very stressful. I always panic when faced with how much sleeve to buy.
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post #48 of 465
Very nice work so far and i love the Paint & Sticker job on the PSU/Fans.

Sucks to see that happen to the memory and although i am not a fan of Memory water blocks it should come out nice!
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Thanks nyk20z3!

Today is a good day:




Couple pictures of the S3 I ordered for myself:







And then this build's case, I've always wanted to actually assemble one by myself:









More pictures when I have it put together!
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Looks awesome! thumb.gif
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