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Updated Final Photo's on page 8 from first round, then page 16 & 17 for updates on Waterblock a little over a year from when I first did this thread. It starts CPU only, and later I add the GTX 480 to loop and change fans n such. Read on...

OK, I've finally got all the parts. Everything has worked out perfect. I just started tonight, I'll be taking my Sig Rig, and making it into a Water-cooled HAF.. Yet to be named, but I have some idea's for it. (Gotta HAF Water, Darker HAF, My Better HAF, things like that. lol)

Anyways, I've never actually made a work log. so this is my first for that. I'll start with a picture of the goods, and then the case. Feel free to comment, leave constructive criticism, give me idea's. and ask questions.

OK, Here's the Case, Just got it in the mail.



Parts from left to right, Top to bottom.
1. Cable Clamps
2. Sleeving Kit, Shrink Tube
3. Zip Ties 100pk.
4. Masterkleer 15ft. 7/16 ID
5. Yate Loon D12SM, 120mm Medium 71CFM 33dbA x 4
6. Dual 12" Cold Cathode UV Tubs
7. Swiftech MCP-655 D5 Pump
8. Pentosin G11 UV Blue Coolant Dye, PT-Nuke
9. PTS 3x3" Gel Stuff, For pump mount
10. Swiftech Micro Res v2 w/ DD Fatboy (High Flow 1/2 Barbs)
11. More DD Fatboy 1/2 High Flow Barbs
12. Swiftech Apogee GTZ Block w/ Same barbs
13. Black DD Fillport (Mounting in top of HAF)
14. Rust-oleum Black Satin Paint for inside case
If your wondering where the RAD is, I had the PA120.2 and had to sell it. I will have the Feser TFC 360 Tomorrow.

OK, Now to start. I've decided to paint the case Satin Black, and I just applied my second coat of primer.



Painting Side Panels

I'll cut out the rear 120/140mm fan Grill to help with airflor and cut down on noise.

Check out my work area, and see my Kayaks. During the summer I take those out about once a week. It's amazingly fun.

More pics of my parts I'll be using, so everyone doesn't need to ask. (I hate imageshack) What's better to use?


All my parts that were removed from the HAF 932 for painting. Patiently awaiting going home.


This is it for tonight, More to come tomorrow. Thanks for looking. Feel free to comment.
Edited by xguntherc - 6/17/10 at 4:40pm
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post #2 of 176
Use photobucket. I love it.

Also, I hate the HAF's looks, but with the black interior it will look a lot better. Now, just change the way the side panel looks . Also, you might need more than 2 cans of paint. I would also recommend getting a few cans of clear coat to provide a protective layer over the paint.
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Ya, to be honest I don't think the HAF is all that pretty either, but it's performance, not looks. It holds my triple rad up top with ease. and thats what I'm exited about. the WC to be all internal..

Side panels I think are sort of ok, looks really beefy, or industrial. and yea I have a third can of paint, but 2 was enough last time, but on the smaller CM 690. and I have clear coat in the garage somewhere..

Thanks for info.. and don't you have to pay for photobucket
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Looks good buddy! Also like noah said, photobucket should work good, I know many use it! But I personally use tinypic, works fine for me, and don't screw up the pics!

cheers
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what ya mean, and don't screw up the pics. does the bucket screw them up or something?
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Thanks X I am in the mood for a new case and I to want all my wc gear internal, the Haf is one of the cases I have been eye balling so I will keep an eye on this and can not wait to see the finished product.
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Thanks X I am in the mood for a new case and I to want all my wc gear internal, the Haf is one of the cases I have been eye balling so I will keep an eye on this and can not wait to see the finished product.
Have to tell you... From my own experience, the HAF is an AWESOME case. I'm running a fully internal loop, myself. I want more cable management before I show it off, though. Sorry no build log. I suck. =p
    
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dude, the stuff looks great. Keep us posted.
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what ya mean, and don't screw up the pics. does the bucket screw them up or something?
dont know if bucket does something to them, but I know many peoples images get ruined by imageshack, like some of them are really small, and the others bad quality!
Think bucket is good though.
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Looking good Gunth, keep posting pics!

I too love the fact that you can fit everything inside. I have two complete loops that are completely internal.
    
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