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Project NickelbLack.

This will be my 4th build with my TJ07. The reason for the rebuild is I was very tempted to get myself a caselabs SMA8, however it was going to cost well over 1k NZD which is far too expensive for a case imo. So Ive decided to mod my trusty TJ07 to be the next best thing.

I have also recently started up my own modding business here in NZ so will be hoping to showcase some of my skill in this build.

The theme of this build will be as you guessed. Nickel and black

The Mods.

- full length black/dark light box
- smoked acrylic front
- 480 rad up top
- extended mobo tray all the way to the front of the case
- full custom length and sleeved PSU
- all acrylic tubing


The Components.

CPU and Mobo undecided at this stage. However it will likely be an matx board due to the 480 rad being up top.
GPU - GTX780 DCII
RAM - Corsair Dominator Platinum 4x4 @ 1866
PSU - Silverstone Strider Gold 750 or 850
SSD - Samsung 120 and 256


The Watercooling.

Pump - D5 or Aquacomputer Aquastream XT
CPU - EK Supremacy Full Nickel
GPU - EK Asus GTX780 DCII Nickel Alcetal
Rads - XSPC AX480 x2
Fittings - BP EML fittings
Fans - GT AP14s x8 GT AP15s x 8

To-do list.
- HDD holder
- Cut component side window

Edited by fakeblood - 6/9/14 at 3:51pm
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Table of Contents.

1. Cut some shapes.
2. Some painting and a 480 rad.
3. Front and middle.
4. Lightbox, White or Black?
5. Photo Dump.
6. A slight detour
7. Some bits and bobs.
8. Sleeve, sleeve and sleeve
9. Block up.
10. Almost Complete.
Edited by fakeblood - 6/15/14 at 9:57pm
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Final Photos.




























Edited by fakeblood - 6/15/14 at 9:57pm
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Cut some shapes.

Front cut made


Top masked and ready for cutting
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Mmmm, fakeblood build.
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I'm all over this like a fat kid on cake! Subbed!

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In. Looking forward to this.
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First time I can recall seeing a 480 rad up top in a TJ07.
And what happened to the front flip-down door?tongue.gif
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post #9 of 202
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DerComissar View Post

First time I can recall seeing a 480 rad up top in a TJ07.
And what happened to the front flip-down door?tongue.gif
Subbed!thumb.gif

Who needs a flippy door? haha

Ive seen/heard of a fellow kiwi doing a 480 up top. Havent seen any decent photos though
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Totally subbed bro. You had me at TJ07.

Besides who doesn't love the notion of a 480 rad up top?
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