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Poll Results: Motherboard or WC stuff and PSU?

 
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    Motherboard (GF9300-I-E)?
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    PSU, Radiator, Block, tubing and fittings?
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post #71 of 98
Looking great, keep it up. I cant wait to see how this turns out.
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post #72 of 98
that's really good, just don't stop 'till you're done!
    
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post #73 of 98
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Originally Posted by lithgroth007 View Post
Looking great, keep it up. I cant wait to see how this turns out.
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that's really good, just don't stop 'till you're done!
Thanks guys! I just picked up some aluminum angle today, so tomorrow I'll probably be fabbing a bracket for the pump, and maybe probably the support beams and hard drive mount as well.
post #74 of 98
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BIG UPDATE!!!!!!!!!!!!!111one

So, I started my day looking at this mess of stuff. Actually I started my day much earlier than this, and then disassembled the computer to get to this point. But you get the point.



Then I decided it was time to start with the Epoxy Putty... I needed some way to (semi)permanently attach the braces to the top of the case. It needed much rigidity and form. Eventually I'll cut some other ones and weld them in, or maybe grab some more angle and rivet them. But for now, this will do.

Epoxy


Where I applied it





While that was curing (45 min cure time to full strength/hardness) I busted out the aluminum angle, taped it up, and started marking. I measured the side of the pump, times three, added a bit on the end and.... well you'll see soon enough.

Marked


Making some sense?


Almost there....


Hey that's pretty neat!


Another angle.


Had to make that cutout in the loop a bit bigger. The fan wasn't fitting properly.


Mounted up all nice!



Finally I got the bracket mounted and it was time to start putting everything back in it's home.





Got a couple other things in place...



Figured out a better place for the SSD (for now) but this is all temporary as I'll be making a bracket for the SSD as well.


You can't see the SSD in this one. Just the Sata cable.


PSU mounted!! We're in the home stretch!!!



I just like this shot.


Fully assembled, from up top.


So yeah. There's definitely stuff that needs to be done, but I'm inching ever closer!! The pump sits kinda wonky like because of the cable and the proximity to the fan. I'm contemplating just removing that Kaze Slim entirely because the Gentle Typhoon does most of the heavy lifting. The bracket will be plasti-dipped when I get the new blocks in a couple weeks. Until then, oh well. The epoxy is only temporary for the braces up top because I plan on getting the case powdercoated again. Welds or rivets coming soon-ish.

Enjoy!
post #75 of 98
NICE JOB MAN, its looking super good!
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post #76 of 98
wow lookin good X) u sleveing the psu cables or? loop looks pretty good lol for what space its got in their

and whats specs on that psu? guessing not very powerful x)
    
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post #77 of 98
Very nice.

Could you fit a 120 or 140mm radiator in the back fan slot? With that you could probably WC the cpu and the gfx as long as your not OCing too much.
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post #78 of 98
Very nice! Loving the look

mcpetrolhead, that is a 92mm fan hole on the back and you don't get 92mm rads, you could technically use a single 80mm rad but that would be a bit useless
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post #79 of 98
only 92mm? i thought it was bigger than that.
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post #80 of 98
Said it in the first post
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