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Hi, Guys.



Around February of 2015 frozencpu had an unfortunate mishap. I am sure everyone has heard the stories and rumors. However, it’s a different story today, I had the privilege first hand to see the changes they have made. New management, New employees and many other new and exciting things on the horizon. A fresh start let’s say. Things are running great, the place is cleaned up, the new employees are very friendly it’s a very good sight to see and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend frozen for all your PC modification needs.

That said. I am proud to introduce my newest and latest case mod sponsored by none other than Frozencpu.com. Modeled after one of my favorite TV shows, Miami Vice. It is a work in progress so bear with me. It will feature the parts listen in the rough sketch I have attached. Along with custom work *you will have to wait and see* and paint *Another wait and see* it will feature AMDs Ryzen CPU, Corsair Memory and NvMe SSD, Evga Power supply, Asus motherboard and video card (Until Vega comes out of course) and the CaseLabs Merlin SM8 case. Full pictures and build log will be posted as soon as available.

Thank you for your time. And I hope you enjoy.
Chris

*Please be easy on me for this VERY ROUGH sketch. I am working on modeling it. Pictures and updates will be posted periodically . Updated parts list out will be posted ASAP.



Update *08/13/2017*

Parts list.

Parts in hand.

Hardware.

AMD Ryzen 1600 (will be ocing)
Asus B350-F Gaming Strix
Asus Gaming Strix RX 560 (Until vega )
2x8gb Corsair LPX DDR4-3000
750w Evga G2 PSU
Corsair Force Serie MP500 NVMe
Kingston HyperX SSD
Sandisk Extreme SSD

Case and Cooling setup

Parts in hand.

Caselabs Merlin SM8 (Gunmetal gray)
2x XSPC Photon 170 pump / res with XSPC D5 pump
1x 360 Swiftech Radiator
1x 480 EK Radiator
8x Arctic Cooling F12 PWM fans


Parts still needed.
XSPC Raystorm AM4 CPU Block
XSPC GPU Block
PETG Tubing
Fittings (Undecided on brand)
LED (Blue and Pink)
Cable sleeving

Work done so far.

Painted radiators
Measured placements of Pump/Res
Mounted radiators

*Pics will be up as soon as available.


*09/06/2017 update!*






***update 10/7/2017****

Edited by ChrisB17 - 10/7/17 at 8:48pm
VICE
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 ASUS Prime X370-Pro RX 580  CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4-3000 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force MP500 Series M.2 SSD 240GB  256gb Kingston HyperX Savage SSD 240gb Sandisk Extreme SSD  XSPC Raystorm Pro  
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK 480mm Radiator 2x XSPC Photon 170 D5 Pump/Res Combos 360mm Swiftech Radiator  Windows 10 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell UltraSharp U2412M Custom WASD mechanical Evga 750w SuperNOVA G2 CaseLabs Merlin SM8 
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CM Storm Xornet ROG Asus SupremeFX Realtek 1220 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 ASUS Prime X370-Pro RX 580  CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4-3000 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force MP500 Series M.2 SSD 240GB  256gb Kingston HyperX Savage SSD 240gb Sandisk Extreme SSD  XSPC Raystorm Pro  
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK 480mm Radiator 2x XSPC Photon 170 D5 Pump/Res Combos 360mm Swiftech Radiator  Windows 10 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell UltraSharp U2412M Custom WASD mechanical Evga 750w SuperNOVA G2 CaseLabs Merlin SM8 
MouseMouse PadAudio
CM Storm Xornet ROG Asus SupremeFX Realtek 1220 
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post #2 of 20
Thread Starter 
.

Case and water cooling is in. Decided to go with grey instead of the black originally.
VICE
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 ASUS Prime X370-Pro RX 580  CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4-3000 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force MP500 Series M.2 SSD 240GB  256gb Kingston HyperX Savage SSD 240gb Sandisk Extreme SSD  XSPC Raystorm Pro  
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK 480mm Radiator 2x XSPC Photon 170 D5 Pump/Res Combos 360mm Swiftech Radiator  Windows 10 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell UltraSharp U2412M Custom WASD mechanical Evga 750w SuperNOVA G2 CaseLabs Merlin SM8 
MouseMouse PadAudio
CM Storm Xornet ROG Asus SupremeFX Realtek 1220 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 ASUS Prime X370-Pro RX 580  CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4-3000 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force MP500 Series M.2 SSD 240GB  256gb Kingston HyperX Savage SSD 240gb Sandisk Extreme SSD  XSPC Raystorm Pro  
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK 480mm Radiator 2x XSPC Photon 170 D5 Pump/Res Combos 360mm Swiftech Radiator  Windows 10 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell UltraSharp U2412M Custom WASD mechanical Evga 750w SuperNOVA G2 CaseLabs Merlin SM8 
MouseMouse PadAudio
CM Storm Xornet ROG Asus SupremeFX Realtek 1220 
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post #3 of 20
Subbed for this!, Very interested in the dual loop config for the SM8.
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 5820K ASUS X99 Strix EVGA GTX 980Ti 16GB Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Samsung 960 EVO Samsung 840 EVO EK ASUS X99 Monoblock  EK FC Titan X 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK Res X3 250 EK PE 480 EK XE 240 EK D5 Vario 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Pro Asus PG278Q Swift CoolerMaster Rapid-i TKL (Cherry Blue) Corsair AX860 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Caselabs Merlin SM8 Logitech G502 SteelSeries QcK JBL LSR305 
Audio
Audio Technica ATH-M50x 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel® Core™ i5 6200U  Intel® HD Graphics 520 8GB DDR3L 1600 MHz  256GB SSD  
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Windows 10 Home 
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Intel Core i7 5820K ASUS X99 Strix EVGA GTX 980Ti 16GB Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Samsung 960 EVO Samsung 840 EVO EK ASUS X99 Monoblock  EK FC Titan X 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK Res X3 250 EK PE 480 EK XE 240 EK D5 Vario 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Pro Asus PG278Q Swift CoolerMaster Rapid-i TKL (Cherry Blue) Corsair AX860 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Caselabs Merlin SM8 Logitech G502 SteelSeries QcK JBL LSR305 
Audio
Audio Technica ATH-M50x 
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Intel® Core™ i5 6200U  Intel® HD Graphics 520 8GB DDR3L 1600 MHz  256GB SSD  
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post #4 of 20
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Thanks. Radiators are being painted as of now. I dropped the 480 rad in change for a 360 in the front compared to the rough drawing.
VICE
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 ASUS Prime X370-Pro RX 580  CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4-3000 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force MP500 Series M.2 SSD 240GB  256gb Kingston HyperX Savage SSD 240gb Sandisk Extreme SSD  XSPC Raystorm Pro  
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK 480mm Radiator 2x XSPC Photon 170 D5 Pump/Res Combos 360mm Swiftech Radiator  Windows 10 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell UltraSharp U2412M Custom WASD mechanical Evga 750w SuperNOVA G2 CaseLabs Merlin SM8 
MouseMouse PadAudio
CM Storm Xornet ROG Asus SupremeFX Realtek 1220 
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VICE
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 ASUS Prime X370-Pro RX 580  CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4-3000 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force MP500 Series M.2 SSD 240GB  256gb Kingston HyperX Savage SSD 240gb Sandisk Extreme SSD  XSPC Raystorm Pro  
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK 480mm Radiator 2x XSPC Photon 170 D5 Pump/Res Combos 360mm Swiftech Radiator  Windows 10 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell UltraSharp U2412M Custom WASD mechanical Evga 750w SuperNOVA G2 CaseLabs Merlin SM8 
MouseMouse PadAudio
CM Storm Xornet ROG Asus SupremeFX Realtek 1220 
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post #5 of 20
Thread Starter 
*Updated parts list*
VICE
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 ASUS Prime X370-Pro RX 580  CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4-3000 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force MP500 Series M.2 SSD 240GB  256gb Kingston HyperX Savage SSD 240gb Sandisk Extreme SSD  XSPC Raystorm Pro  
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK 480mm Radiator 2x XSPC Photon 170 D5 Pump/Res Combos 360mm Swiftech Radiator  Windows 10 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell UltraSharp U2412M Custom WASD mechanical Evga 750w SuperNOVA G2 CaseLabs Merlin SM8 
MouseMouse PadAudio
CM Storm Xornet ROG Asus SupremeFX Realtek 1220 
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VICE
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 ASUS Prime X370-Pro RX 580  CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4-3000 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force MP500 Series M.2 SSD 240GB  256gb Kingston HyperX Savage SSD 240gb Sandisk Extreme SSD  XSPC Raystorm Pro  
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK 480mm Radiator 2x XSPC Photon 170 D5 Pump/Res Combos 360mm Swiftech Radiator  Windows 10 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell UltraSharp U2412M Custom WASD mechanical Evga 750w SuperNOVA G2 CaseLabs Merlin SM8 
MouseMouse PadAudio
CM Storm Xornet ROG Asus SupremeFX Realtek 1220 
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post #6 of 20
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Update! Pics on OP. Rads painted and mounted. Also pump/res installed!

*edit* some touch up paint needed.
VICE
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 ASUS Prime X370-Pro RX 580  CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4-3000 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force MP500 Series M.2 SSD 240GB  256gb Kingston HyperX Savage SSD 240gb Sandisk Extreme SSD  XSPC Raystorm Pro  
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK 480mm Radiator 2x XSPC Photon 170 D5 Pump/Res Combos 360mm Swiftech Radiator  Windows 10 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell UltraSharp U2412M Custom WASD mechanical Evga 750w SuperNOVA G2 CaseLabs Merlin SM8 
MouseMouse PadAudio
CM Storm Xornet ROG Asus SupremeFX Realtek 1220 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 ASUS Prime X370-Pro RX 580  CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4-3000 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force MP500 Series M.2 SSD 240GB  256gb Kingston HyperX Savage SSD 240gb Sandisk Extreme SSD  XSPC Raystorm Pro  
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK 480mm Radiator 2x XSPC Photon 170 D5 Pump/Res Combos 360mm Swiftech Radiator  Windows 10 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell UltraSharp U2412M Custom WASD mechanical Evga 750w SuperNOVA G2 CaseLabs Merlin SM8 
MouseMouse PadAudio
CM Storm Xornet ROG Asus SupremeFX Realtek 1220 
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Subbed. I'm looking forward to how the dual loop will turn out.
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Update to OP. New reservoirs. Etc...

Also frozencpu hooked me up with a discount code for you guys. Use "Miami Vice" at checkout for 6% off!
Edited by ChrisB17 - 9/6/17 at 8:47pm
VICE
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 ASUS Prime X370-Pro RX 580  CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4-3000 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force MP500 Series M.2 SSD 240GB  256gb Kingston HyperX Savage SSD 240gb Sandisk Extreme SSD  XSPC Raystorm Pro  
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK 480mm Radiator 2x XSPC Photon 170 D5 Pump/Res Combos 360mm Swiftech Radiator  Windows 10 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell UltraSharp U2412M Custom WASD mechanical Evga 750w SuperNOVA G2 CaseLabs Merlin SM8 
MouseMouse PadAudio
CM Storm Xornet ROG Asus SupremeFX Realtek 1220 
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Reply
VICE
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 ASUS Prime X370-Pro RX 580  CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4-3000 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force MP500 Series M.2 SSD 240GB  256gb Kingston HyperX Savage SSD 240gb Sandisk Extreme SSD  XSPC Raystorm Pro  
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK 480mm Radiator 2x XSPC Photon 170 D5 Pump/Res Combos 360mm Swiftech Radiator  Windows 10 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell UltraSharp U2412M Custom WASD mechanical Evga 750w SuperNOVA G2 CaseLabs Merlin SM8 
MouseMouse PadAudio
CM Storm Xornet ROG Asus SupremeFX Realtek 1220 
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Reply
post #9 of 20
Yo chris did you finish this yet, never said whether you did or not when I was in the shop on Friday.

Also the PETG fitttings you selected were too small for my 14mm OD tubing. They are about 1/16 -1/8 inch too small. I will be in to swap them out this week.
post #10 of 20
Awesome Build, Subbing for more updates!
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