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post #31 of 103
I'm excited to see this build
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post #32 of 103
How long did it take mountainmods to build your case?
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They had it in stock. I got it today.

I have started the assembly with the parts I have. Still waiting for more.

I took some pictures, but my only other computer with a card reader is not working, so I can't upload them yet.

Will work on that tomorrow and over the weekend.

The case is very well made. I got the black andodized one. Nice finish on all the parts.

Its fairly simple to assemble, even with out instructions.

I am trying to lay out the inside. Also, I will need to drill some holes in the floor, so I can get into the pedestal once the two are connected.
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post #34 of 103
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Finally some pictures...

Water Cooling parts, Dual Swiftec Pumps and Bitspower Top, Bitspower Black Pump Trim Covers





EK Supreme HF Water Blocks, Full Coverage Block, Intel Xeons X5650 Processors.





Dual EVGA GTX 480 Video Cards with EK Blocks and Backing Plates.




BluRay & DVD Drives, Custom Covers made from Liam Li Bay Covers. ( I have since Painted the gray double sided tape black.)


Mountain Mods Pedestal with 8 Apache Blacks and 2 SR-1 480 Radiators..



I needed to cut an opening into the Base of the case to beable to access the Pedestal.

Edited by asg - 9/10/10 at 9:08pm
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post #35 of 103
I'm drooling...
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Awesome build!!! Very friggin nice!!
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post #37 of 103
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I jsut spent a few hours making PWM extention / splitter cables to connect the 16 PWM Apache Black fans to the 2 PWM fan connectors on the motherboard. I was surprised to see that all the other fan plugs were only for 3 wire fans and not PWM.

Not done yet, still waiting for my sleeving from MDPC, hoping it gets here soon.

Also got my new Nikon Micro Lens today. Will play with it this weekend (if I have time).
Edited by asg - 9/10/10 at 8:45pm
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post #38 of 103
OP, this looks amazing.

But i had one suggestion, dunno if you thought about this (for the rads)

I was planning an uber computer like this for if i were to win the lottery, and i also thought about the two 480 rads in a MM pedestal, and i think this might work:

having push on the first rad, then pull on the second, so the air willl go like this:
ouside pedestal > *case side is here* > push fans > rad #2 > open space between rads in pedestal > rad #1 > pull fan >*other side of case here* > outside pedestal.

so the hot water goes into the "hotter" rad that has the pull fans, then into the "cooler" rad, this way the water looses most of the heat on the "hotter" rad, and then cools even more on the cooler rad, which will actually push air thats only slightly hotter than ambient into the first rad.

sorry if thats confusing or wont work for some reason, just was an idea i came up for my "dream" computer.
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ZOMG awesome
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post #40 of 103
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Fooxz,

I was thinking about something similar, but ended up just having both radiators feed with fresh outside air and then letting it escape through the hole in the front and the back and up through the case.
I ended up cutting almost all of the floor out of the bottom of the case (which sits on top of the pedestal).

I needed to be able to get to the fittings without removing the sides and the top of the case. Plus it gave me somewhere to hide some of the wires and the Bitsposer Power Block to feed the pumps, fans and LEDs.
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