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Originally Posted by TheCautiousOne View Post

Im down.

TCO

Hope all your builds have been going well. How did you Aurora test end up?
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Originally Posted by Barefooter View Post

I really enjoyed your last build log, so subbing for this one too.
Thanks! Glad to have you back
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Originally Posted by OCDesign View Post

So this is your new project. Very promising. The GPU backplate idea looks great. I’ve not seen that particular case before - it’s certainly going to make for something very different.

It'll be a very happy day when you finish your build, can't wait!

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Originally Posted by eucalyptus View Post

Interesting to see someone taking the challenge on the Tristellar thumb.gifwink.gif

Only a few guys who have done it before, not many.


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Subbed*

It will be a tube routing challenge that I'm willing to accept.

First up, some pics:


The Case:



The cat got curious because the case matches her color.




These are actual glass pieces. Very respectable quality on these and the case itself, it's beefy.




SSD's Slide in and connect here, nice and easy and easy to swap.








Some parts:



These fans have individual cables with their own "cable comb" type of cable management, made out of some type of soft rubber..




First up was some painting while I wait on the watercooling supplies, also installed the OS onto the SSD that I will be using as a boot drive by plugging it into my HTPC build.





post #12 of 46
@guitarhero23

The Aurora test is still ongoing. The particles are all still in the fluid. Now the color has changed Drastically but! The particles are still moving. That was the main part of the test. Let me know if you need the other bottle. I still have the extra Red Aurora 2.

Looking forward with what you come up with on this. thumb.gif

TCO
     
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post #13 of 46
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SSD Design options:

If you see in the below picture, the Tristellar case holds up to 3 SSD's in the top section where I have a window so I have 3 SSD's and I plan to span one complete image across the 3 SSD's so it combines into one "mural".





Which option do you guys like the best? Right now I'm leaning towards the first one. You can see where the image will end and start on the next SSD from the lines.

Option1:


Option 2:


Option 3:
post #14 of 46
First one definitely
 
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post #15 of 46
I agree. Of the three the first one is definitely the best.
post #16 of 46
I have to agree #1 looks the best!
post #17 of 46
numero uno dood
post #18 of 46
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Glad everyone prefers the one I prefer, that makes it easy.

PICTURE DUMP TIME.

Watercooling parts are in!!!!!!!!!!!!!!















Taking the case apart more to figure out my tubing runs. This case makes it interesting, but I'm up for the task.





Too sexy



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SSD Design options:
Which option do you guys like the best? Right now I'm leaning towards the first one. You can see where the image will end and start on the next SSD from the lines.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Option 3:

Sorry to throw a spanner into the works ... but I prefer #3. If the SSDs were butted hard up against each other ... then #1 ... but as they are separated, I think a 'separated' image would double the impact of separation. I think a connected image like #1 would be lessened by separation.

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