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For fun man.....Alot of us around here are weird like that. I would rather be cutting/grinding/welding than watching TV.
 
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for fun man.....alot of us around here are weird like that. I would rather be cutting/grinding/welding than watching tv. :d

qft!
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That is one sweet ars great job there smoky! Very impressive for a first attempt!

I think you should put the handles in the other location now that I look at it!


























:Lachen: Just kidding! It's perfect!
post #324 of 343
nice, and great temps... That case has major cooling!
     
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I have to say, I had my doubts along the way, Smokie. As it turns out, I couldn't have been more wrong. I love the finished look. The raw aluminum backdrop for the colored accents is perfect.

This young sir, is AWESOME.

Your creativity and tenacity is nothing short of remarkable. Consider me duly inspired.
post #326 of 343
Great project I am starting my own scratch built case and you gave me some good ideas. REP+
    
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Great project I am starting my own scratch built case and you gave me some good ideas. REP+
I saw your post yesterday and wanted to point you to this but couldn't get to the keyboard at the time. Glad you found this thread!
post #328 of 343
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Thanks everyone for the positive feedback. I have finally got the balls and decided to spend even more money. In the design of this case a watercooling setup was kept in mind the whole time. Now... I have got myself some watercooling gear its time for pictures .

I will be doing the CPU but in the future plan on adding another rad and cool the GPU as well.

Here is what i got








Marked and drilled the holes to mount the res.


Drilled the holes for the Pump bracket




Bolt heads on the outside of the case


Inside


-Smokie
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Res mounted




Fixing fans to the radiator








-Smokie
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Added the two blue LED fans to the top as they are only 40 CFM




Bought 3 1/2 meters of 1/2" tubing along with 20 clamps and a box of zip ties.





Now im just waiting for the coolant to come in the mail and i will have it all up and running.... That is if everythinh goes smoothly. The cooland should be here no later than wednesday.

-Smokie
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