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post #11 of 23
subbed! can't wait! curious on why you didn't go with an 1800x?
post #12 of 23
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Originally Posted by RXWX View Post

subbed! can't wait! curious on why you didn't go with an 1800x?

If OP is a competent overclocker, then anything about the 1700 is a waste of $$$, as they're all the same chip with some minor binning going on.
post #13 of 23
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Originally Posted by Alight View Post

If OP is a competent overclocker, then anything about the 1700 is a waste of $$$, as they're all the same chip with some minor binning going on.

This is pretty much it. I waited until the day Ryzen was released to pull the trigger on a processor, just to see what the clocks were like. As it turned out, the only one available to buy anywhere was the 1700 because the 1800x and 1700x were sold out...and the 1700 is just as good with very little effort.

I have another Ryzen rig up and running right now with a 1700 on the ASRock Killer SLI/ac board, and it is running cool and stable all cores 24/7 at 3.8 with stock fan, RAM running at 2966, and all I did was click about three buttons in the BIOS. Have not tried anything above that yet, but will certainly push my Retro Diner build beyond that with it being water cooled and the BIOS's being more mature by then.
post #14 of 23
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Got the prime coat done, and here it is with the top glass and a piece of the front glass sitting in just to see how it looks. I am currently contemplating some trim work...

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I plan on putting this on my GPU waterblock and backplate...

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post #15 of 23
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Started painting the trim. Here it is with the first coat just sitting there to get an idea of what it is going to look like when it has at least another coat...

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I am going to put a small black and white checkerboard strip between the red stripes on this one. The trouble is finding tiles small enough and thin enough to work the way I want them to. Ideally, they would be porcelain around 1/8 inch thick, or thinner, and about 1/2 inch square...

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post #16 of 23
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Got the glass trim finished up...

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post #17 of 23
i saw a titan X pascal waterblock biggrin.gif

SUBBED!!!!
post #18 of 23
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I've continued working on the case, but it's been slower going than I had wanted. Here is where it's at right now. Pretty close to done, and time to start putting parts in.

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I am still going back and forth on how I am wanting to set up my loop. I have all the parts to do either option...

Res -> Pump -> 240rad -> 360rad -> cpu -> gpu -> Res

or...

Res -> Pump -> 240rad -> GPU -> 360rad -> cpu -> Res

The tubing is clear with white fittings and red coolant.

I know the functional cooling as far as the deltas between the two loops would be minimal. The second loop adds more failure points, but on the other hand, with more visible tubing, gives a fuller look...
post #19 of 23
Very unique looking build. Consider me subbed!
post #20 of 23
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Got my fans and radiators mounted, along with my acrylic motherboard tray fit with the passthroughs and such. Hoping to have the part installed and leak tested by the weekend.

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