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I know what you mean. I recently bought my first house so housework has been taking up most of my free time. The desk is just about finished. Just need to get a piece of glass for the top window cut then I can start installing everything. Thanks for the offer. I'll shoot you a PM with what I have planned.
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I had a good question in a PM so I figured I would share it with everyone:

Someone asked why I would pull a ground from the PSU chassis to the motherboard when mounting them seperately(wood frame etc..) here is the info I gave:


No the black ground is actually a negative which is referred to as the common ground. You need to ground to the chassis of the PSU because it carries a direct path to the phase ground of the AC outlet(the third prong). And alot of times you are ok without doing this but from what I have learned a lot of fried mobos come from the monitors balast overloading and then equalizing threw the common ground on the motherboard which in turn fries the motherboard. That's why I say pull a phase ground to the ground hole of the move closest to the I/O ports because it will give that possable surge an shorter alternate path to the GROUND! That's why alot of times mobos go bad after surges but not the power supply because of inadequate grounding and because most modern PSUs have a overvoltage Mofset that protects it, when the motherboard does not and gets toasted easily.

This can also be easily demonstrated by looking inside an older pc like earily 2000 and 90's models you will almost always find an ground wire ran from the back of the PSU to a lead on the motherboard because old power supplies were stupid and did not feature OV or MOFSET protection. They also were not very good at isolating the high voltage area of the PSU from the Low side often resulting in the common fire and smoke of the older ones....

Figured this may help others...
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I'm thinking later I will order a bunch of these 15x15mm micro nand water blocks for all the vram chips and vrm modules of the three graphics cards. I need to check the two chips under the EK bridge neck to see if there is enough clearance.

I'm thinking these will look very bad ass if I use 4mm ID clear tubing so that they will glow when UV lit! I imagine a mean vein look on the cards!

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I also like these special edition EVGA SLI bridges. Would add stability to them as well....

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Those EVGA bridges are real nice, but I find it hard to justify spending $30+ on them when you get make a cover from acrylic or something. I'm actually trying to figure out how to sleeve my bridge
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Tell that's not sick! And with the GTX 660 cards the vram is more spread out and not uniformly spaced so the small tubing can be ran to look rather random mad scientist looking lol....

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Those EVGA bridges are real nice, but I find it hard to justify spending $30+ on them when you get make a cover from acrylic or something. I'm actually trying to figure out how to sleeve my bridge

Yea I noticed that and I agree. But since mine is a open setup I will probibly spend more on stupid small stuff like that lol.

If you want to sleeve an SLI bridge just desolder the ribbon cable and use small gauge wires and small sleeving. It will look nice, I have done it before but I like to use old IDE cables, the ones you can buy that are in differant colors, I use to do this to setups that I used a PCI header extention and the cards were placed to far apart for a regular sli cable....
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That's what I was thinking of doing. I have some left over SATA sleeve that I think would fit perfect over the solid bridge. And I have all the soldering tools I would need at work.
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That's what I was thinking of doing. I have some left over SATA sleeve that I think would fit perfect over the solid bridge. And I have all the soldering tools I would need at work.

That's even better. With it being solid PCB it will be easy to remove one end and slip the sleeve and shrink on.
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Yup. And using one of these guys makes removing the solder a breeze. Should take me about 5 minutes.

Damn, now I want to run home on my lunch break to get the bridge and sleeve lol
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Yup. And using one of these guys makes removing the solder a breeze. Should take me about 5 minutes.

Damn, now I want to run home on my lunch break to get the bridge and sleeve lol

Yea lol. I should be home from the hospital (new baby) tommorow... hopefully I have a ton of parts when i check the mail lol. That's nice I use to have a vacume desk desolderer but don't have one anymore so I use the regular copper braid roll method...
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