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I got an early start today and starting firing away several different aspects of the mod and have to say I got quite a bit done.

I decided to take on mounting that stupid big fan (that I didn't measure before I bought )

I've never used a dremel and cutting this hole took at least 3 hours...

I have to cut this for the fan to squeeze past.

Dremel action shot.

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post #12 of 41
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Some better shots as to what was required before that fan would fit in the top.

Here you see what I had to remove to slide the fan into place.

A close up of my first dremel hole.

The line up top is just a pencil mark (one I didn't follow obviously). Measure 3 times, cut once.

And finally!



Our first glance of what this build is turning into. Yeah so it's just leaning against itself for now, but I'll try to do more tomorrow.

Stay tuned...

The radiator before paint...

The radiator after polishing and its second coat of clear green paint.

Here is a shot with the case reassembled with the rads and fan in place, including the piece of modder's mesh I am using to keep the cats from visits to the vet.




    
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My new hardwares and my cat Jack (isn't she cute?)


I cannot wait to get this thing under water !!

I've ordered a molex tool, some modders mesh and more lights and a silenx fan today. I have to get my acrylic designs finalized. Must finish this thing within the week.

Rough cost to date: CPU/Mobo $200, Silverstone Temjin 6 $115, modding supplies $200, water cooling gear $200.

Total: $750 and counting
    
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Shipments came from frozencpu.com and performance-pcs.com again today! Frozencpu accidentally shipped me one too many silenx fans! and I was just thinking I'd have to order another anyway woot!
    
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post #15 of 41
SilenX fans a man of taste I see.

Good work on the build Ronin it's obvious you are completely mad

I'll be watching this come together...

Great work so far
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SilenX fans a man of taste I see.

Good work on the build Ronin it's obvious you are completely mad

I'll be watching this come together...

Great work so far
Thank you very much. I have done a bit more work since the update I'll follow with some more stuff tomorrow...

I was on vacation for a week in the Keys and didn't apply the clear coat to a recently refinished top panel Needless to say I was surprised to come home and discover RUST had completely set in on the top panel. I'll try to get that crap out tomorrow. I've also come pretty far on my loop's development, I've got all the hows worked out, I need to pick up a T line for a drain though (I grabbed one, but it was 3/8ths OD Lowes is awesome). I have a newly sleaved PSU to show off and more stuff, so heres hoping it's temperate enough for some clear-coating tomorrow
    
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post #17 of 41
Lean Green Computing Machine!

Yay for updates on the way
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Looking good man, keep it up and keep us posted!
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You must of been born with a dremel in your hand
Very nice work!
    
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post #20 of 41
That's a big ol' fan! It's up there with my 250mm (except I bought mine like this...shame on me )
Keep up the good work!
I hope you don't have any cats or dogs. They may lose a nose to that fan.
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