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Project is incomplete!
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Project "Dark" Desire



The following is brought to you by an impulse buy of a "RocketFish" Lian Li PC-A71B case. The name came from the DFI Lanparty "Dark" X38-T2RS motherboard. Hope you enjoy.

Hardware:

Dual RocketFish aka Lian Li PC-A71B
Intel Core2Quad Q6600 L726B
DFI Lanparty "Dark" X38-T2RS
2x1GB Crucial Ballistix Traces
BFG 8800GT OC GPU
Antec True Power 650W
3x WD 160GB Re's in RAID 0


Cooling:

Loop #1 CPU
D-Tek Fuzion CPU Block
HW Labs Black Ice 480 GTX Radiator
Custom Built Reservoir Link
Liang D5 Vario Pump
3/4" OD ClearFlex 60 Tubing
4x Scythe Ultra Kaze 133cfm Fans


Loop #2 GPU
D-Tek Fuzion GPU Block
Swiftech MCR-320 Radiator
Liang D5 Vario Pump
Iandh 8800GT Sinks
Custom Built Reservoir
3/4" OD ClearFlex 60 Tubing
6x Scythe Slipstream Fans


Case Cooling
8x Scythe SlipStream Fans
2x Sunbeam Rheobus Fan Controllers



Misc. Supplies

UV CCFL's
White LED Light Rods
3x Black Wire Sleeving Kits
AC Ryan Radgrillz (2)120x3, (2)120x1(Custom 120x4's)




The Case


The case.



It's HUGE!


The Radiator

First thing I started on was the radiator. It's a MCR-320 with Scythe Ultra Kaze 133CFM fans.



It fits!



Barely...



AC Ryan 3x120 Radgillz.



The HDD Cages


Original



Time for some drilling.. I had to move the cages in by about 1.5"



Finished.. Now the hdd's can be installed with the plugs being in the back.



Center Divider


Side panel from a mac g5 ready to get cannibalized for the cause.



Leveling..



Some more...



The bolts holding it in place.



The divider mounted up.



Another shot. I will most likely polish it out, so more on this soon.




The Darkness














The D-tek


I decided to make a black plexi cover for the block, so it would match better. I also o-ringed it.






The o-ring in question. These were a bit big on the OD, but work just fine. Zero bypass now!

More to come soon.

Edited by Sum0n3 - 6/4/08 at 1:08pm
TBD..
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post #2 of 477
Awesome...

Can't wait to see the WC system in there.
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Intel 240GB SSD HGST 4TB Storage DVD-RW Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 
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Intel 240GB SSD HGST 4TB Storage DVD-RW Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 
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Oooo, me likey. Subscribed, fo sho.
    
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Intel 600p m.2 512GB Crucial M500 SSD 960GB Toshiba X300 HDD 3TB LG Blu Ray Burner 
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Cooler Master Nepton 240m Windows 10 Pro Samsung 34" Curved Ultrawide (3440x1440) Samsung 22" Portrait (1080x1920) 
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Poker II Cherry MX Brown, KBParadise V80 Cherry... EVGA G2 650W Cooler Master Silencio 652s Steelseries Sensei Wireless 
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Intel 600p m.2 512GB Crucial M500 SSD 960GB Toshiba X300 HDD 3TB LG Blu Ray Burner 
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Cooler Master Nepton 240m Windows 10 Pro Samsung 34" Curved Ultrawide (3440x1440) Samsung 22" Portrait (1080x1920) 
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Poker II Cherry MX Brown, KBParadise V80 Cherry... EVGA G2 650W Cooler Master Silencio 652s Steelseries Sensei Wireless 
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Out of curiosity, did the motherboard come with a fan for the northbridge HS? Or did you buy you own? Do you know what size it is?
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Originally Posted by RussianGrimmReaper View Post
Out of curiosity, did the motherboard come with a fan for the northbridge HS? Or did you buy you own? Do you know what size it is?
No fan. I add an old one myself.
TBD..
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E5200@ 3.75Ghz 1.34v EVGA 680i A1 (vdroop mod) MSI 8800GT OC 4GB GeiL Black Dragon @ 1066 
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WD RE 160x3 RAID 0 Westy 37w3 CM Real Power 750 Rocketfish Mini 
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E5200@ 3.75Ghz 1.34v EVGA 680i A1 (vdroop mod) MSI 8800GT OC 4GB GeiL Black Dragon @ 1066 
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Originally Posted by Sum0n3 View Post
No fan. I add an old one myself.
What size was it?
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Originally Posted by RussianGrimmReaper View Post
What size was it?
I think it's a 40mm.. It's a bit small tho.
TBD..
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E5200@ 3.75Ghz 1.34v EVGA 680i A1 (vdroop mod) MSI 8800GT OC 4GB GeiL Black Dragon @ 1066 
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WD RE 160x3 RAID 0 Westy 37w3 CM Real Power 750 Rocketfish Mini 
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MX-518 
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TBD..
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E5200@ 3.75Ghz 1.34v EVGA 680i A1 (vdroop mod) MSI 8800GT OC 4GB GeiL Black Dragon @ 1066 
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WD RE 160x3 RAID 0 Westy 37w3 CM Real Power 750 Rocketfish Mini 
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I want that NB cooler for my DK P35 t2rs.
Old Skool Redux
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I want that NB cooler for my DK P35 t2rs.
Ask and ye shall receive. It's total rape tho...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835231001
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E5200@ 3.75Ghz 1.34v EVGA 680i A1 (vdroop mod) MSI 8800GT OC 4GB GeiL Black Dragon @ 1066 
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WD RE 160x3 RAID 0 Westy 37w3 CM Real Power 750 Rocketfish Mini 
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MX-518 
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WD RE 160x3 RAID 0 Westy 37w3 CM Real Power 750 Rocketfish Mini 
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Looking good so far, a lot of potential for that case. It's perfect for WCing with that free space at the top.
i7 monsta
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X25-M 80GB, 320GB WD Scorpio Black Vista x64 2007FP-3007WFP-2007FP-1080p 32" OCN Ducky Brown 
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X25-M 80GB, 320GB WD Scorpio Black Vista x64 2007FP-3007WFP-2007FP-1080p 32" OCN Ducky Brown 
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