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And it looks just as good form what I can see in the photos.
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And it looks just as good form what I can see in the photos.
Majority of it looks decent, but there are a few spots where it's a bit deep. I think I'll just let it go for now.
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Small Update. I ended up adding a fan to the top chamber to cool the GPU(s). Most likely I will go 3870 CF, which will run on air. Not to mention that all the other fans are venting out. I was also thinking about adding another one to the 5.25" bays up top.



The outside. This got a bit ugly as I had the two 3.5" bays to deal with. Still not sure what I'll do to the face plate.




Somehow the fan fit in between the divider and the bays. It's very tight, but it fits. The fan is a Scythe Slip Stream, just as all the other case fans.



There should be a wire management update tonight, and something special on the tube routing side..
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Small Update. I ended up adding a fan to the top chamber to cool the GPU(s). Most likely I will go 3870 CF, which will run on air. Not to mention that all the other fans are venting out. I was also thinking about adding another one to the 5.25" bays up top.



The outside. This got a bit ugly as I had the two 3.5" bays to deal with. Still not sure what I'll do to the face plate.




Somehow the fan fit in between the divider and the bays. It's very tight, but it fits. The fan is a Scythe Slip Stream, just as all the other case fans.



There should be a wire management update tonight, and something special on the tube routing side..
I'm really interested in knowing what your gonna do about the facade of the case with the new intake fan.
    
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I'm really interested in knowing what your gonna do about the facade of the case with the new intake fan.
I was thinking about cutting out the 3.5" bays a bit larger and then just fill them with some sort of mesh. Tho I will check how bad flow is, and just go from there. There might be no need for any extra cutting, as there is a grill for the second fan right under them.


On another note, I'm working on the project as we speak. I should have a nice update within an hour or two. Stay tuned.
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Wow, how did I miss this one. Very nice work! Wicked case to start with, but you are putting it over the top! The sub floor looks killer. The way you re used the top piece to hid the rads and fan. The res is sweet! I can't wait to see more of this!
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Thanks man, appreciate it. I'm going to jump back on the work, so we can have some sort of update in a few.
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Wire Management


The wire management cover.



1.5" long 3/8" diameter aluminum rod standoff.



I had to align and drill holes in the cover, so here is my no measuring solution. I used a small piece of chewing gum to transfer the points.







Ready to go.



With the board installed. I'm thinking of breaking up the atx plug into smaller bundles to make it more clean.





The Loop


I hard mounted the reservoir to the center divider. The screws go through and thread right into the 1/2" alumi rods on the res.



Mounted up.



I decided to not use the holes in the center divider I originally made. This way the loop will end up being more stealth.



The main tube from the pump goes up the back of the case and will be totally hidden by the cover.



It runs behind the rad right into the block.



That is all the tubing that will be on this rig for now. The part over the res will also get a cover, with two holes to pass the hoses. The left tube on the res is the return from the rad, the right tube will connect to the fill port.



Must...resist..filling..loop


I still have a few small thing to take care off, but the rig should be wet within a few days.
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post #79 of 477
looks really nice! i love it! what color dye you planning to use? maybe orange to match the orange on board?
 
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I'm either going to go orange or blood red. Tho orange would match better.
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