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From what I see things are coming together and it looks awesome thumb.gif
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post #72 of 527
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Originally Posted by WeirdHarold View Post

From what I see things are coming together and it looks awesome thumb.gif

Thanks bud. Just got confirmation that more parts have been shipped, might see them tomorrow but more likely Monday. It's getting exciting wheee.gif
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post #73 of 527
its starting to get exciting LOL mmm want to see whats going to happen the Strix biggrin.gif
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Been enjoying following the build, from the little details like painting the fan rings, to the drool-worthy parts list.

I do like the colour scheme as well, and seeing all of the planning involved.
The excellent quality photos put it over the top.

A well-deserved Rep+thumb.gif
    
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post #75 of 527
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Originally Posted by BazG View Post

its starting to get exciting LOL mmm want to see whats going to happen the Strix biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by DerComissar View Post

Been enjoying following the build, from the little details like painting the fan rings, to the drool-worthy parts list.

I do like the colour scheme as well, and seeing all of the planning involved.
The excellent quality photos put it over the top.

A well-deserved Rep+thumb.gif

Daww, thanks guys. To be honest, I am surprising myself a little. Having ideas in your head is one thing, having them become reality is amazing...haven't smiled like this for some time smile.gif

Hopefully it won't be too long before I can unveil a little more. Almost all of the other gear will be here by Monday, some of it tomorrow, and then the real work begins. Before I go modding everything I'll give it all a good test...don't think my PC store would like me to bring back gold DOA items tongue.gif Then it will be a matter of getting everything in place and working about what to paint or mod in a way that won't look cheesy.

I'll make sure to at least have mini updates along the way though, it's really nice to share the experience thumb.gif
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Can´t wait to see your mods on the Strix smile.gif
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I have arrived late to the party! Subbed buddy, looking great so far thumb.gif
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Can´t wait to see your mods on the Strix smile.gif
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I have arrived late to the party! Subbed buddy, looking great so far thumb.gif

Thank you biggrin.gif

Little update...just had a knock at the door!



I want to take some nice shots before I "go dark", pulling my current PC apart for the PSU, CPU, RAM etc. So expect another update very soon. Also, I should be picking up the other fans today so I'll be balancing painting, photos and putting the PC together as well as the usual life stuff. You guys have been great so I'll do my best to get as many updates up as I can thumb.gif
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Thank you biggrin.gif

Little update...just had a knock at the door!



I want to take some nice shots before I "go dark", pulling my current PC apart for the PSU, CPU, RAM etc. So expect another update very soon. Also, I should be picking up the other fans today so I'll be balancing painting, photos and putting the PC together as well as the usual life stuff. You guys have been great so I'll do my best to get as many updates up as I can thumb.gif
I am excited to see how that cooler looks, have always wondered.

Well looking forward to more future updates
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I am excited to see how that cooler looks, have always wondered.

Well looking forward to more future updates

Sneaky update...my photo lights rocked up as I was unpacking my parts. Now I have a proper setup (though it's cheap stuff) so no more relying on the sun for me!



Also just got word that my fans should be arriving in store very late today, so fingers crossed I can pick them up tomorrow morning. If not it will be a little bit of a wait, it's Australia Day on Monday so nothing will be open. If I do get the fans tomorrow I can start painting them and stay on schedule. If there is a wait, I might not pull this PC completely apart yet, only time will tell!



@Wiz766 here's a sneak peak of the R1 in place for a test fit. The quality of it is amazing. The white sections clip off, so they will get some modding once I've tested it thumb.gif
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