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Update: I've stripped everything out of my case and cut some holes. I cut the rear fan grill, the bottom hole for the psu, and extended the cable management hole below the mobo.







The 240 rad with shrouds




Fitting everything up inside the case bottom. Right now it fits, but if I wanted to add a gpu that takes another 6-pin power cable, there would be some fitment issues. I have been considering selling my 5770 and getting a 470, so not sure at this point how to deal with that. I have a 2x molex to 6-pin cable, that could possibly work?




This is a prototype of the metal cover for the bottom of the case. I cut this one from an old HP case, but this won't be the final product, just an idea and fitment.






Tomorrow I should receive the majority of my watercooling parts from PPCs, as well as some sleeving, U-channel, and other misc. parts.

As soon as I cut a couple cable management holes on the side of the bay area and figure out how the heck I'm gonna mount this 240 rad internally, I can drill the rivets out of the case and begin painting the interior!
Edited by The_Punisher - 1/16/11 at 3:35pm
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lookin' good
    
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I have a 600 I was thinking about modding to fit watercooling as well.

Subbed for the inspiration.
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Got parts today. Took a couple quick pics.




Theme of the build - though not the inspiration for it.



All that's left for that is the 120 rad and pressure gauge, which are on their way. Now to get back to cutting...
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post #15 of 59
I'm looking at getting XSPC parts for my setup, too. It'll be nice to see how you go putting it all together.

Keep it up!
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schweet! i love the enzotech bio hazardous fittings
    
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post #17 of 59
Looking good, keep it up, looks like a great build
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Thanks for the encouragement ya'll

I didn't get as much done as I had hoped this weekend, but I did get the bottom cutout for the 240 rad finished and did some LED wiring. Pics of that once I accomplish more. After cutting the prototype psu/rad cover pictured above, I learned that I can't cut all that straight with a jigsaw. So, I decided to cut the final product with my dremel. Only problem is I've done every other cut on this case with the dremel, and have run out of cutoff wheels. When I get a chance I'll pick up some more from the hardware store and get started on that plate.

In other news, my 120 rad should be here this week which will complete my watercooling parts, and hopefully I will be selling my 5770 to a friend as well.
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post #19 of 59
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240 bottom cutout:



And now for some wiring. I lengthened the mobo power sw, reset sw, and hdd led cables so that they can now be managed well.



Wired the Orange LEDs for the acrylic res



Let there be light!!



Wonder how it will look once installed and filled with water.




Also, I got my Black Ice Pro 120 rad in the mail today. Ran some hot distilled water through it, wasn't prepared for how badly it needed cleaning!



Yuck! It almost looks like the rad was filled with sand or something. Also had to clean the threads on it. Went through several more flushes of distilled water until I was satisfied with the purity of the water coming out (I'm not easily satisfied). My plan is probably going to be to mount this rad on the outside of the back of the case where I cut the grill out, with the barbs coming into the case - I saw it on someone else's Antec mod here but don't remember where.

5770 will be gone this weekend, and for a replacement I'm thinking... gtx 560

Also, I decided against painting the entire case interior UV orange. Since the tubes are already that color, I felt it might wash them out and make them not pop as much. I may decide do some orange accents though, such as painting the PCI slot covers, we'll see.

For being mostly a weekend project, I'm pleased with my steady progress on this. The only major thing I have left is cutting the final plate to cover the psu and rad, and paint it black. After that the rest should be simple.
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post #20 of 59
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The Asus GTX560 came into stock on newegg last night so I ordered it. Can't wait! Also, the metal cover has been cut, I should be cutting the holes for the tubing to poke through it tonight. I think it looks real good, will update soon with pics of that.

Now I'm just trying to figure out the airflow setup. I am thinking both the rads should be intake, which would be 3 x 120mm intake, top 200mm exhaust and front 120mm exhaust.
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