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Project Stendhal (Obsidian 800D build)

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This is my second watercooling build (with my current build heading for four years old in February) ever.

I had fixed myself a budget, but that went to hell super fast of course. I wasn't set on any color/design choice, but once I landed on the EVGA Classified3 for my mobo, it was clear I was heading towards a specific build. Hence the name of the project, which is totally original, and reaches my inner writer soul.

Let us move on to the build!

Build
Case..........Corsair Obsidian Series 800D Full Tower
Mobo.........EVGA X58 Classified3
CPU...........Intel i7 920 D0
RAM...........Dominator GT 6GB 3X2GB DDR3-1866
PSU...........Silverstone Strider Plus 850W
GPU...........PowerColor 5870HD
HDD...........Dual OCZ Vertex2 120GB SSD RAID0
Sound........Creative Sound Blaster X-FI Titanium FATAL1TY Champion

Cooling
Radiator.....Swiftech MCR320-QP Triple Radiator
CPU...........EK-Supreme HF - Nickel (Plexi Red from PPCS)
Mobo.........EK Waterblocks EK-FB EVGA X58 Classified - Nickel Red (from Sidewinder)
Reservoir....iandh SteathRes 225 Multi-Option Reservoir
Fans..........Coolermaster R4-L2R-20CR 120MM Red LED
Pump.........Swiftech Ãœber MCP-655 (matte black finish, self modded)
Sleeving.....MDPC-X Black+Red
Tubing.......PrimoFlex 7/16" ID 5/8" OD Red+Black Tubing
Fittings......Bitspower Matte Black Compression
Coils..........PrimoChill Anti-Kink Coils - Gloss Red
Dye...........Mayhem Red with Silver KillCoils by iandh
Thermal......IC Diamond 7 Carat & Arctic Silver Ceramique

Bays
Fan cont....Lamptron FC-5 V2
Optical......LG Bluray (with Lian-Li besel)

Now some pictures. Will post more later next week with OC, benchmark and full case.

















Thanks for looking!
Edited by TigerLord - 12/30/10 at 8:36pm
    
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post #2 of 9
Pretty. Clean and not over the top. Well done, sir
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post #3 of 9
This is an amazing rig, welcome to the forums
Its a very sleek look, and its great to see another talented Canadian

Unfortunately, this is the case mod competition thread.
Here's the appropriate section to post in! http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-work-logs/
You can email a mod to change it.
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Oups! Noob mistake. Sorry!
    
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post #5 of 9
Moved; and can I say, that looks awesome.
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Thanks for moving it
    
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I'll be upgrading to dual 580GTX when I buy a U3011 soon. The pump will obviously need to be moved... what's the best way to fill the holes it'll leave behind?
    
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The pump or the res?
I don't quite see how the pump will leave behind any holes...
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I drilled four holes for the pump to remain where it is (for the screws).
    
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