Hi guys, I've haven't posted in a long time, but I've got a neat little project I've been working on for the past couple of weeks to unveil. I purchased an Evga Hadron air but quickly decided I wanted to water cool it after seeing the success of "the golden nugget" build log. That build log was great and the best evga hadron build I've seen up to this point, but I wanted to be original and come up with something of my own. What I've managed to accomplish so far is 360mm of radiator all internally inside the Hadron Air, which I think is kind of impressive! Also to make this case mode even more original I have decided to flip the case upside down for a reverse ATX layout. This way I can see the liquid flowing through my GTX 780's aqua computer waterblock. Also I sleeved the Evga server power supply that comes with the Hadron Air which was a major pita. I've tested all the pins on the power supply with my voltage meter and they appear correct so things are looking upward for this build. I wanted to finish it, but I figured I would post here in hopes of coming up with some new ideas. I haven't figured out my loop layout yet and I'm unsure if I want to use black tubing or clear. Also to save money I purchased a Swiftech H220 water cooler which I picked up for $100. There are better options out there but I figured there was no way I was going to find a pump, cpu waterblock, tubing, fittings, and 240mm radiator for $100 anywhere else. The radiator on the Swiftech H220 turned out to be around a couple mm too long so I had to cut out a hole in the front of the case behind the plexi glass to fit it into the case. Because I this I decided to purchase a 1/4" thick piece of black acrylic and make the front panel thicker. I plan to hollow out the front panel a little bit so the radiator can fit into the plexi and the plexi will fit flush with the front of the case. I plan to leave the top 240mm radiator passively cooled for now. Once I get the system running and check out the temps I will decide where to go from there. My plan is to make the case positive pressure so air will flow out of the 240mm radiator even though there are no fans on it. I'll get into more detail about this build later, but for now here are some crappy pictures to show what I've been doing. Also the name is terrible and I couldn't think of anything, so if anyone has something better let me know.
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2/21/14 at 6:05pm