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What a really wonderful computer: really nice job Gabrielzm.

There are the major modifications: The reservoir and the S8 look. The cleverly hidden pump. The innovative parallel watercooling loop. Then there are the smaller details: The milky grey matter coolant. The fan colours and fan hub stickers. The PSU sticker. The stealth memory. Some of the stealthed Bitspower fittings.

So yup. Great stuff. Please let us know what the performance is like: stable clock speeds, temperatures, fan rpm settings and noise.

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Turned out great thumb.gif

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Beautiful!

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Amazing work. It all came out looking great. thumb.gif

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Another amazing build! Great job my friend. That res is my favorite part! thumb.gif

Thank you folks. I am happy with it. Turned the way I imagined with the reservoir window. It is sitting on my working desk at the university now. smile.gif

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What a really wonderful computer: really nice job Gabrielzm.

There are the major modifications: The reservoir and the S8 look. The cleverly hidden pump. The innovative parallel watercooling loop. Then there are the smaller details: The milky grey matter coolant. The fan colours and fan hub stickers. The PSU sticker. The stealth memory. Some of the stealthed Bitspower fittings.

So yup. Great stuff. Please let us know what the performance is like: stable clock speeds, temperatures, fan rpm settings and noise.

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Hey Simon

thank you mate. Performance is just great. Flow rate is about 1.25 GPM, fans are at 500 rpm, pump at 100% and the overall package is virtually noiseless. Cpu stock (5960x) stay at 32 C most of the time. Water temp will check tomorrow and report back. This is the first build I did is that way. Even chessboard with all the care I took with decoupling is a lot noisier that grey matter due to wall mounted pump and resonance.
Edited by Gabrielzm - 8/14/15 at 10:14pm
post #423 of 438
Fantastic build, G!

PS: Gabriel, I hope you noticed that you didn't plug the ATX 24P connector all the way in.
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Fantastic build, G!

PS: Gabriel, I hope you noticed that you didn't plug the ATX 24P connector all the way in.

Thanks mate thumb.gif and thks about the 24p cable too.
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Looks unreal Gab, the front panel turned out great. Love how the light shines on the outline of the res as well. thumb.gif
     
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Looks unreal Gab, the front panel turned out great. Love how the light shines on the outline of the res as well. thumb.gif

Thks mate. I am in love with it wubsmiley.gif working just fine and seating on top of my desk at the university. It is kind of amazing that people like it since is so sober and well...grey biggrin.gif People tend to like bright colors specially on the coolant but I want that grey visual smile.gif
post #427 of 438
You did it again another great looking build and that custom Res is awesome thumbsupsmiley.png
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Sweet job man! Glad it finally has come together.
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If you told me you didn't paint it I wouldn't know at this point. Looks amazing. By any chance you know the paint I would need to match what you have. Looking to go gun metal for my case very soon
    
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