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post #19621 of 22477
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Originally Posted by TUFinside View Post

I have an idea : Extended top cover, that would probably help, also are you sure it fits in length ?

I had considered that idea, but I'm really not a fan of the extended top. I decided to call Newegg and give it a shot. At first they flat out said no return, but with a little haggling I got them to allow me to return it for a full store credit.. Now if only there was a 1080 from EVGA in stock..
post #19622 of 22477
Got a small update on my S8 build.

I recently got rid of 2 Asus Strix 980ti’s and went with 2 MSI’s 1080 Gaming X. Which are more energy efficient, cooler and have a slightly better performance.

While waiting for the EKWB water-blocks and NVidia HB SLI-bridge I am running the air cooled 1080 SLI with old single SLI-bridge.

Sli in the S8 gets pretty hot (especially the first card, lacking to get any cold air), but if i will decide to go for Air-cooling one day, i would just put some fans above two cards to blow some air in between, which would slightly reduce the temps!
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Mercury S8 build
(15 items)
 
Air 540 build
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i9 7900x ASUS ROG RAMPAGE VI APEX GEFORCE GTX 1080 TI  Corsair venegance 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 960 evo Samsung 850 Aqua computer waterblocks windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer Predator x34 Cooler Master NovaTouch TKL Cosair AX 1200i Case labs Mercury S8 
MouseOtherOther
Logitech G602 Black Aquaero 6 Bitspower 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel core i7 6700K Scalped (Coollaboratory Liq... ASUS MAXIMUS VIII HERO NVidia GeForce GTX980 Ti ASUS DirectCU III PCI-... 32Gb DDR4 3000MHz Corsair Vengeance LPX (4x8) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
256Gb SSD Samsung 950 Pro Series 500Gb SSD Samsung 850 EVO Series 500Gb SSD Samsung 850 EVO Series 500Gb SSD Samsung 850 EVO Series 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Custom loop Windows 10 BenQ 24" XL2420G Cooler Master NovaTouch TKL  
PowerCaseMouse
1200W FSP Aurum PT-1200FM Corsair carbide air 540 Logitech G602 Black 
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Mercury S8 build
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i9 7900x ASUS ROG RAMPAGE VI APEX GEFORCE GTX 1080 TI  Corsair venegance 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 960 evo Samsung 850 Aqua computer waterblocks windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer Predator x34 Cooler Master NovaTouch TKL Cosair AX 1200i Case labs Mercury S8 
MouseOtherOther
Logitech G602 Black Aquaero 6 Bitspower 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel core i7 6700K Scalped (Coollaboratory Liq... ASUS MAXIMUS VIII HERO NVidia GeForce GTX980 Ti ASUS DirectCU III PCI-... 32Gb DDR4 3000MHz Corsair Vengeance LPX (4x8) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
256Gb SSD Samsung 950 Pro Series 500Gb SSD Samsung 850 EVO Series 500Gb SSD Samsung 850 EVO Series 500Gb SSD Samsung 850 EVO Series 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Custom loop Windows 10 BenQ 24" XL2420G Cooler Master NovaTouch TKL  
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1200W FSP Aurum PT-1200FM Corsair carbide air 540 Logitech G602 Black 
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post #19623 of 22477
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Originally Posted by Konstantink View Post

Got a small update on my S8 build.

I recently got rid of 2 Asus Strix 980ti’s and went with 2 MSI’s 1080 Gaming X. Which are more energy efficient, cooler and have a slightly better performance.

While waiting for the EKWB water-blocks and NVidia HB SLI-bridge I am running the air cooled 1080 SLI with old single SLI-bridge.

Sli in the S8 gets pretty hot (especially the first card, lacking to get any cold air), but if i will decide to go for Air-cooling one day, i would just put some fans above two cards to blow some air in between, which would slightly reduce the temps!
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Very nice!

There should be plenty of performance there.biggrin.gif
When you get them under water, that will certainly eliminate any heat issues.thumb.gif
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5775C ASUS Maximus VII Hero Titan Xp GSkill DDR3-2133 16GB  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Air until the loop upgrade Win10 Pro Acer Predator XB271HU 
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Ducky One TKL UK/ISO Custom EVGA SuperNOVA 1200P2 CaseLabs S8 White 
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5775C ASUS Maximus VII Hero Titan Xp GSkill DDR3-2133 16GB  
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Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Air until the loop upgrade Win10 Pro Acer Predator XB271HU 
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Ducky One TKL UK/ISO Custom EVGA SuperNOVA 1200P2 CaseLabs S8 White 
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post #19624 of 22477
Quote:
Originally Posted by Konstantink View Post

Got a small update on my S8 build.

I recently got rid of 2 Asus Strix 980ti’s and went with 2 MSI’s 1080 Gaming X. Which are more energy efficient, cooler and have a slightly better performance.

While waiting for the EKWB water-blocks and NVidia HB SLI-bridge I am running the air cooled 1080 SLI with old single SLI-bridge.

Sli in the S8 gets pretty hot (especially the first card, lacking to get any cold air), but if i will decide to go for Air-cooling one day, i would just put some fans above two cards to blow some air in between, which would slightly reduce the temps!
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Congrats looks awesome.

But on the energy efficiency you looking at best at how much saved per year?
USS CLM8-1701
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Her Venom
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Lil Tough Guy
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AMD FX-8350 Gigabyte 990FXA-UD7 R7970-2PMD3GD5/OC  R7970-2PMD3GD5/OC  
GraphicsGraphicsRAMHard Drive
R7970-2PMD3GD5/OC  R7970-2PMD3GD5/OC  F3-2400C10D-16GTX  OCZ Agility 3 120GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
OCZ Agility 3 120GB  Seagate Barracuda 1TB  Segate Barracuda 3TB Rosewill RCR-IM5001 USB2.0 75 in 1 internal Car... 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Pioneer BDR-208DBK Blu-ray Writer Swiftech H20-220 EDGE HD Liquid Cooling Kit Swiftech Komodo 7970 Swiftech MCP-35X2 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Swiftech MCP35X2 Heat Sink Swiftech MCP35X Reservoir Swiftech Komodo 7970 Swiftech Komodo 7970 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Alphacool 240mm XT45 Alphacool 120mm XT45 Alphacool 120mm UT60 FrozenQ PC Mods UV Meteor Light Limited Edition... 
CoolingCoolingOSOS
Koolance Radiator Mounting Bracket with Quick-R... Swiftech Komodo 7970 Windows 7 Windows 8  
MonitorMonitorMonitorMonitor
ASUS VG248QE Black 24" 144Hz 1ms  ASUS VG248QE Black 24" 144Hz 1ms  ASUS VG248QE Black 24" 144Hz 1ms  XFX FXTRISTAND Triple Display Monitor Stand  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G510 XFX pro 1250w black edition Caselabs MAGNUM M8 Case Razer Naga 
AudioAudioOther
Sony 2.1 Razer Megalodon XFX pro 1250w black edition 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
8350 batch 1229 pgn  Asus Crosshair V Formula-Z gigabyte 7770 OC gigabyte 7770 OC 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
F3-2400C10D-16GTX OCZ agaility 3 120  OCZ Agility 3 120gb  Seagate 7200rpm 1tb 
Optical DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Pioneer BDR-208DBK Rosewill RCR-IM5001 USB2.0 75 in 1 internal Car... Swiftech MCP-35X White Top Swiftech Quiet Power 240  
CoolingOSOSMonitor
Swiftech Apogee HD Windows 7 Windows 8 LG E2242 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG E2242 RAZER Black Lycosa Mirror Special Edition Seasonic x660 Cooler Master Storm Stryker 
Mouse
Razer Lachesis 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX 6100 Sabertooth 990fx R2.0 XFX 7770 Core Edition Samsung 1600 2x4 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 1600 2x4 Unknown as of now  Piorneer BDR-208DBK Swiftech H220  
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Windows 8  Samsung 60" 120hz 3d LED TV Unknown Seasonic x750 
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USS CLM8-1701
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Her Venom
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Lil Tough Guy
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
AMD FX-8350 Gigabyte 990FXA-UD7 R7970-2PMD3GD5/OC  R7970-2PMD3GD5/OC  
GraphicsGraphicsRAMHard Drive
R7970-2PMD3GD5/OC  R7970-2PMD3GD5/OC  F3-2400C10D-16GTX  OCZ Agility 3 120GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
OCZ Agility 3 120GB  Seagate Barracuda 1TB  Segate Barracuda 3TB Rosewill RCR-IM5001 USB2.0 75 in 1 internal Car... 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Pioneer BDR-208DBK Blu-ray Writer Swiftech H20-220 EDGE HD Liquid Cooling Kit Swiftech Komodo 7970 Swiftech MCP-35X2 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Swiftech MCP35X2 Heat Sink Swiftech MCP35X Reservoir Swiftech Komodo 7970 Swiftech Komodo 7970 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Alphacool 240mm XT45 Alphacool 120mm XT45 Alphacool 120mm UT60 FrozenQ PC Mods UV Meteor Light Limited Edition... 
CoolingCoolingOSOS
Koolance Radiator Mounting Bracket with Quick-R... Swiftech Komodo 7970 Windows 7 Windows 8  
MonitorMonitorMonitorMonitor
ASUS VG248QE Black 24" 144Hz 1ms  ASUS VG248QE Black 24" 144Hz 1ms  ASUS VG248QE Black 24" 144Hz 1ms  XFX FXTRISTAND Triple Display Monitor Stand  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G510 XFX pro 1250w black edition Caselabs MAGNUM M8 Case Razer Naga 
AudioAudioOther
Sony 2.1 Razer Megalodon XFX pro 1250w black edition 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
8350 batch 1229 pgn  Asus Crosshair V Formula-Z gigabyte 7770 OC gigabyte 7770 OC 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
F3-2400C10D-16GTX OCZ agaility 3 120  OCZ Agility 3 120gb  Seagate 7200rpm 1tb 
Optical DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Pioneer BDR-208DBK Rosewill RCR-IM5001 USB2.0 75 in 1 internal Car... Swiftech MCP-35X White Top Swiftech Quiet Power 240  
CoolingOSOSMonitor
Swiftech Apogee HD Windows 7 Windows 8 LG E2242 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG E2242 RAZER Black Lycosa Mirror Special Edition Seasonic x660 Cooler Master Storm Stryker 
Mouse
Razer Lachesis 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX 6100 Sabertooth 990fx R2.0 XFX 7770 Core Edition Samsung 1600 2x4 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 1600 2x4 Unknown as of now  Piorneer BDR-208DBK Swiftech H220  
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Windows 8  Samsung 60" 120hz 3d LED TV Unknown Seasonic x750 
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post #19625 of 22477
thought I'd share, well after going on 9 weeks, today is the delivery of my gunmetal S8 biggrin.gif which will be housing my server as well as do double/triple duty as my business/work machine and recording rig for my future endeavors at online streaming / gaming and youtube stuffs biggrin.gifthumb.gif I just don't know what I am going to call her, I have my th10 white/gunmetal rig running purple and with liquids and purple lighting so I named it Purpl3H4z3, this one is going with blood red fluid and leds so.... any body have a suggestion? tongue.gif

Oh and here's a pic of my th10a, and my cat Mochi

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post #19626 of 22477
Been wanting to share my first WC build. My S3 is a year old!




    
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i7-4770k @ 4.5GHz Asus Z87I-Deluxe EVGA GTX 780Ti-SC ACX 3Gb G.SKILL Ripjaws X 16GB @ 2133MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Samsung SSD 840 PRO 128GB RAID 0-x2 Western Digital 1TB WD10EZEX EK-CoolStream PE 240mm Alphacool NexXxoS ST30 240mm 
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Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Samsung SSD 840 PRO 128GB RAID 0-x2 Western Digital 1TB WD10EZEX EK-CoolStream PE 240mm Alphacool NexXxoS ST30 240mm 
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post #19627 of 22477
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Congrats looks awesome.

But on the energy efficiency you looking at best at how much saved per year?

Roughly I dropped around 200-250W (in full load) by this move. This is 0.25 Kw per hour, 6Kw per day, 182,5 Kw per month and 2190 Kw per year. In my place the electricity costs around 10 cents per KwH, which make it USD 219 per year economy if I would use it 24/7 in full load. But I use the PC around 6 hours per day which make it ~USD 50.
Not much, but still something!
Mercury S8 build
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Air 540 build
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i9 7900x ASUS ROG RAMPAGE VI APEX GEFORCE GTX 1080 TI  Corsair venegance 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 960 evo Samsung 850 Aqua computer waterblocks windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer Predator x34 Cooler Master NovaTouch TKL Cosair AX 1200i Case labs Mercury S8 
MouseOtherOther
Logitech G602 Black Aquaero 6 Bitspower 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel core i7 6700K Scalped (Coollaboratory Liq... ASUS MAXIMUS VIII HERO NVidia GeForce GTX980 Ti ASUS DirectCU III PCI-... 32Gb DDR4 3000MHz Corsair Vengeance LPX (4x8) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
256Gb SSD Samsung 950 Pro Series 500Gb SSD Samsung 850 EVO Series 500Gb SSD Samsung 850 EVO Series 500Gb SSD Samsung 850 EVO Series 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Custom loop Windows 10 BenQ 24" XL2420G Cooler Master NovaTouch TKL  
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i9 7900x ASUS ROG RAMPAGE VI APEX GEFORCE GTX 1080 TI  Corsair venegance 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 960 evo Samsung 850 Aqua computer waterblocks windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer Predator x34 Cooler Master NovaTouch TKL Cosair AX 1200i Case labs Mercury S8 
MouseOtherOther
Logitech G602 Black Aquaero 6 Bitspower 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel core i7 6700K Scalped (Coollaboratory Liq... ASUS MAXIMUS VIII HERO NVidia GeForce GTX980 Ti ASUS DirectCU III PCI-... 32Gb DDR4 3000MHz Corsair Vengeance LPX (4x8) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
256Gb SSD Samsung 950 Pro Series 500Gb SSD Samsung 850 EVO Series 500Gb SSD Samsung 850 EVO Series 500Gb SSD Samsung 850 EVO Series 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Custom loop Windows 10 BenQ 24" XL2420G Cooler Master NovaTouch TKL  
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post #19628 of 22477
GREEEEEN!





More pics in the log.

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5820k X99m WS 980ti strix 980ti strix 
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KLEVV Cras DDR4  3tb Red Corsair 600w SFX + 450w SFX Caselabs BH4 
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4970k Z97 Gryphon GTX 680 x2 Crucial Ballistix Elite 16Gb 
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Be Quiet Dark Power 850 InWin D Frame Mini 
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KLEVV Cras DDR4  3tb Red Corsair 600w SFX + 450w SFX Caselabs BH4 
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4970k Z97 Gryphon GTX 680 x2 Crucial Ballistix Elite 16Gb 
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post #19629 of 22477
Jeez o Pete B, that is so friggin' cool.
post #19630 of 22477
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Jeez o Pete B, that is so friggin' cool.

The ped underneath holds 2 240 rads (barely) and an AQ6 Pro,the big cut out is for a clamshell res. I have to wait till the paint is clearcoated before machining as I need the panel depth to be finalized for the rebated half of the res.
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5820k X99m WS 980ti strix 980ti strix 
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KLEVV Cras DDR4  3tb Red Corsair 600w SFX + 450w SFX Caselabs BH4 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4970k Z97 Gryphon GTX 680 x2 Crucial Ballistix Elite 16Gb 
PowerCase
Be Quiet Dark Power 850 InWin D Frame Mini 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4770k ASUS Impact ITX R9 290 Gskill Trident 2400 
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RAMHard DrivePowerCase
KLEVV Cras DDR4  3tb Red Corsair 600w SFX + 450w SFX Caselabs BH4 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4970k Z97 Gryphon GTX 680 x2 Crucial Ballistix Elite 16Gb 
PowerCase
Be Quiet Dark Power 850 InWin D Frame Mini 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4770k ASUS Impact ITX R9 290 Gskill Trident 2400 
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