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New updates in my build log, just click it in my sig guys thumb.gif

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post #12652 of 15201

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Originally Posted by steelkevin View Post

Oh ! right... got confused by your rig's "avatar" but that was the old case. Might want to change that smile.gif.

Is there any work log I can add to my bookmarks ^^ ?

 

I really haven't been keeping a thorough record of my build due to really only getting to work on it occasionally. If you do want to check out what I've done so far, (even though the cutting and whatnot even I'm like "EWWW") Here it is, my build log. I'm not sponsored by ANY company, this is all out of MY pocket, and plan to keep it that way. This case is probably going to be my ONLY build, because it is for me and noone else. No cause, no charity, no event, ME! Not to sound like a self centered freak, but I rarely do things for myself. I am always helping everyone around me, to the point of keeping myself jobless just to make sure I have the time to help everybody regularly.

 

As for the Avatar pic, I see what you mean. It was a picture of my build in my current state, in a NZXT Guardian 921RB-Blue case. Bought that as a temp case to house my computer so it can be used while I build my Phantom, and it's not really a bad case except lacks decent airflow in the top with a large video card like a longer than reference GTX460SE 1GB like mine. Someone that runs Onboard video would be just fine with this case. That's why when I get my Phantom finished it's getting donated to my brothers friend, who want's to learn the ins and outs of Computer hardware. I'm more than willing to show him! thumb.gif

    
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Leak test started!!!!!

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Originally Posted by steelkevin View Post

Hey, I've got some questions that you guys might or might not be able to answer, I mean XNine surely can but if you guys know it's equally as good. Here's the thing, some of you have probably (at least one of you) already read one of my posts where I talk about modding and what I want to do and you'll also have noticed how I haven't modded a thing yet. Well that's for two reason one being that I'm kind of tight on money and the second simply that I'm afraid to mess my case up. So here's my question: If I say mess a fan up while painting it or do an awful job on cutting a side panel will NZXT cover it ?
I know it's not an insurance company and that in those case scenarios it'd totally be my fault. It'd be amazing if they did but I feel like I had to ask you guys even if the question sounds silly.

Thanks.

Unfortunately not. User error isn't something we can cover. If we did, we'd go out of business pretty quick. People break things all the time (not sure how, but they do). People make mistakes cutting a panel or something. You best bet is to buy a spare panel and then go from there.

If the item ships out damaged, or there's a defect, then sure, we can cover things like that.
post #12656 of 15201
Almost finished my phantom, well Stage 1 anyways :-)
having thoughts of starting again White, Metallic bright green and carbon...





sorry for the bad pics ( iphone )
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1 WORD FOR THAT BUILD....SEX..ENUFF SAID.
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Originally Posted by stealth13 View Post

Almost finished my phantom, well Stage 1 anyways :-)
having thoughts of starting again White, Metallic bright green and carbon...
sorry for the bad pics ( iphone )

Looks very nice, kinda familiar...

What tubing is that? Is it supposed to look so cloudy or is that horrible plasticiser build up?

You should really look at a dress kit for the D5. That carbon wrap looks really good, but if you go with a dress kit like this one, with this top it would look way better than the stock.

Also you should have the tubing from the res go straight into the pump inlet. Looks like your bend is causing a slight kink there too. Shorter runs of tubing are always better when possible. thumb.gif

Keep up the good work.
 
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Cheers guys, Num1son thanks heaps for the tips, have been thinking of dressing up the pump, maybe for round 2 when the GPU gets some watercooling.
I'm not sure on the hoses pretty sure there Primochill. Res is cyrstal clear?
Yeah that res out-pump inlet pipe is a biatch, seems no matter how I route the hose it ends up ugly.
Maybe with a new pumptop I could fix it up.
Once again cheers
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Looks great man! Though Num1son is right, that bottom res hose is in a very awkward position. Colorful, to say the least. I'm going for a entire remodeling, so it's taking a LONG time on my build. was looking at it earlier and where the natuarl fold is on my motherboard tray I gotta ad yet another cut, Blah Blah Blah MORE WORKrolleyes.gif Guess thats what happens when you don't do figuring for bends.

    
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