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Here is my new setup in a modded Antec 900 case. I cut a couple rectangles in the case with my dremel and routed most of the wires through the back. The case was painted by a friend who works in a custom paint shop. Most of his work is for motorcycles and cars, but he agreed to help me out with my case for a small fee

Water Cooling Parts Used:Pump: MCP655
CPU Block: Swiftech Apoggee
Radiator: Swiftech single 120mm
Reservoir: Swiftech Micro

Order flows like this,
res->pump->radiator->cpu->res

On the res i am using a 1/2" fitting going to the pump and a 3/8" intake coming from the cpu block. The 1/2" tubing leads to the pump where it is then converted to 3/8" for the rest of the system. Temps are descent, 38C idle and 59C loaded with Orthos at 3.4ghz.

I got better temps with my dual heatercore and all 1/2" tubing, but I wanted this build to be really neat and all self contained.

Check it out!

Desk settup:



Front lights on



Front lights off



A good look at my w/c and yes that 80mm fan is glued to the northbridge, lol



Some UV action!





Feedback and comments appreciated, thanks guys!
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Nice colour scheme, I like what you've done but if I were to do it I'd have taken advantage of the 200mm fan that come with it... 200mm rad... but it looks lovely, and I'd replace those dual blue LED fans, with something more matchin the colour scheme...
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Beautiful! I'm envious
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Nice colour scheme, I like what you've done but if I were to do it I'd have taken advantage of the 200mm fan that come with it... 200mm rad... but it looks lovely, and I'd replace those dual blue LED fans, with something more matchin the colour scheme...
Thanks!

I could have used a bigger radiatior and the 200mm fan, but I already had the single 120mm rad from a couple years ago and it fit so nicely in the case I decided to recycle it

I suggested that I get some UV orange fans for the front to my girlfriend, but she said it would be too much orange lol. I am still thinking about it.
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That paint job is sweeeeeeeet! gotta replace those blue LED fans with red one though!
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Sounds nice but the pics wont load for me
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That paint job is sweeeeeeeet! gotta replace those blue LED fans with red one though!
I am so tempted, lol.
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That paint job is sweeeeeeeet! gotta replace those blue LED fans with red one though!
I disagree, I would replace them with green. The red looks a little orange and having the green coolant and green-led fans would be SWEEEET!
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nice!!....very....ORANGE i must say LoL
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nice!!....very....ORANGE i must say LoL
When I went to pick out the paint color, I asked for the brightest orange they had, lol
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