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"Blue Giant" -Azza Solano Case Mod and Water Cooling

post #1 of 27
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Alright well here it is! I've finally started the mod and full water cooling within my case.

I have my sig rig which will have the Rasa 750 rs240, a second rs240 rad, and the MCW80 GPU block on my 480.

Onto the pictures of what is done!

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Edited by metroidfreak - 3/9/11 at 9:36pm
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Reserved
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Subbed, Holy crap thats a bright blue. What did you use.
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I totally love that color. sub'd
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post #5 of 27
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It's just a single coat of Ocean Blue spray paint. It's much brighter in the pictures because of the flash, but yeah it's pretty bright.

The chrome mach 1 PSU and blue water tubing is going to stand out too with it lol.
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post #6 of 27
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Well after a bit of a weekend delay. I'm back on campus with some new pictures and updates!

I drilled holes in the top paneling of the case and mounted the first radiator inside.

I also spray painted the Rasa bracket for the CPU.
Edited by metroidfreak - 2/6/11 at 7:23pm
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post #7 of 27
are you just gonna use the top 230 to run on the 240 rad or are you putting 2 120's on top?

I also am modding mine
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post #8 of 27
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If you take a look at the last two pictures I have the 230mm fan pulling out and then my two Ap-15s pushing through the rad.

The second rad in the front has the two original 140mm fans zip tied in, and will have 2 120mm 58cfm fans bolted to it.

What I don't know though, is if I should have a rear exhaust fan in there as well, or if I should leave it out because of the all the fans in the top.
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post #9 of 27
do you use the bottom cages on your case? if not put the rad down there biggrin.gif
post #10 of 27
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Lol the PSU I'm getting will go down there as well, but it hasn't come in yet... It's longer than an average PSU apparently. So I may end up some day adding a 120mm rad down there, but I don't think it would do much of anything other than take up extra space.

New order was placed tonight for two more metallic blue LED fans, a second UV cathode tube, 3 UV blue sata cables, and 3 UV blue fan extensions, as well as a UV blue 90degree angle fitting for the res....

Ran into a bit of a snag and the rad and res are too close together and is causing the tubing to kink... so just this single 90degree fitting is needed.
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