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Schedule:

Day 1: You're on Day 1.
Day 2: Wiring
Day 3: LED Wiring
Day 4: Fan Controller
Day 5: Switches
Day 6: Cable Management Mod
Day 7: Leak Testing
Day 8: Side Panel
Day 9: Side Panel Continued and New Setup
Day 10: SATA Cable Mod and Bleed/Leak Test
Day 11: Guts and Leak Test
Day 12: Beauty Shots
Day 13: Pentosin and HDD Baydrive
Day 14: OC Stable
Day 15: SATA Arrangement
Day 16: Side Panel Finished!
Day 17: LED Module Part 1
Day 18: LED Module Part 2
Day 19: Custom Wiring, New Loop, and Newer Loop
Day 20: New Mosfet Heatsinks
Day 21: Exchanged Rad Fans
Day 22 Pt.1: Exchanging CCFLs for LEDs
Day 22 Pt.2: Mini 24pin ATX Connector
Day 23: Redone Loop, New Fan Connectors, and Fan Relocation
Day 24: Pump mod, Wiring Redone
Day 25: New Pump LEDs
Day 26: Finished Rewiring and New Audiocard
Day 27: Added 2nd GPU to Loop
Day 28: Redone Loop and Dead GPU
Day 29: Case Riser
Day 30: Tidying Up
Day 31: New HDD Bay
Day 32: Chameleon Fluid
Day 33: Changes to Valkyrie
Day 34: Custom Brass Mount
Day 35: The Final Piece



Finished Pics! Erh... I mean.. Most Up to Date Pics:



Day 1

hey guys! this is my first build in almost.. 8 years.. but this IS my first time watercooling. so help me if you can! it would be much appreciated! so! i just got back from CA cause of summer. CA is home but i have summer school so i'm back in ROC, but now that i'm back, i have around a week to get as much of it done as possible. hopefully i'll be able to get this done.

so here we go, right after getting back, i had packages from Petra's, Sidewinders:

then went straight to frozencpu and picked up my new Lian-Li V1200. as you can see!

on the same day, i also get stuff from ace hardware. those that you see are wire clips so it'll be all nice and organized

today, i got stuff from jab-tech! woot! so off we go with showing off the hardware

since i already havve one of my pumps... i install it with the xspc res-top. before

after!

and here is the GTX360 with dtek high flows. its a beauty. i can't wait to get everything done!

and here is the v1200.. i actually got so excited that i forgot to take pictures of it before took it apart.... do fogive me. XD well, this is the best i could get out of it since tearing it up. tehe

and here is the bottom taped and ready.

now with the template. i had actually tested this on my work bench.. so i drilled holes into my work bench to test if this worked. and it does. though i'm sure there are some others who have better templates than mine.

and here it is after... so apparently my drill bit and run off, and i needed to compensate for that, you can't really see it but... the fan screw holes are all over the place for some. like.. 4 i think... but this is my first time.. and thankfully, the screw head cover up my mistakes! hehe.. but it works great. i've already test fitted the gtx so woot!

and the two holes that you see there are for the tubings.

and thats all i got so far. i'll continue as the week goes on! so... we'll be back with another episode!


* This Worklog post was generated using WorklogCreator - Version: 1.0.0.5
* Free Download: http://www.mod2software.com/worklogc...logcreator.zip

edit: i hate that its case sensitive... my pictures were .JPG on my computer but online its .jpg... and it wasn't registering cause of that.. gah! anyone know how to fix that?

edit2: and no this is not my sig rig.
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very nice so far
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I like, I like. Good Luck!
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Looks very interesting, looking forward to seeing more. Best of luck with it.
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very nice so far
:watching:
thanks! i followed your gumdrop log. that was a really nice job! and your worklog creator works like a charm.
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Rustler, looks like your worklog creator is a real charmer!

OP - Those v1200s really are some gorgeous cases. Your work is looking great so far!

Do you plan on painting it at all?
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WOW nice work!

I have a suggestion though: Where you mount your RAD onto the case, I would remove the center lines (the outline of the fan) as this creates deadspots. Removing the center pieces can help with more airflow - especially if you use a shroud
    
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Do you still need to warn 56k ppl? Is that the cool thing to do now, warn the non existent 56k ppl.
    
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Do you still need to warn 56k ppl? Is that the cool thing to do now, warn the non existent 56k ppl.
Some people pay for bandwidth now..... Was your post really necessary?
    
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Do you still need to warn 56k ppl? Is that the cool thing to do now, warn the non existent 56k ppl.
Geez, stick in the mud. There are still people on 56K believe it or not.
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