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and I shall call it: Maelstrom (ATCS840+980x+SLI GTX480)

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So I actually finished this build about 4 months ago and realized I never gave you guys the final photos of it running in all it's lit up, water cooled glory.

You guys actually helped a lot with this and I wanted to share.

Here are the final photos:









The specs are in my sig.

If you want to know anything more about the build just ask.

Some things that are hard to see:
  • Top mounted high density radiator, inside.
  • 2x12" UV cold cathodes + 1x4" UV cold cathode
  • 5xScythe gentle typhoon fans (2 front + 3 top), all 3 stock 240mm fans still inside... the case is monstrous for those unfamiliar.
  • Only the first picture has the case side off, the rest have it on; HUGE window.

I have one or two minor things I want to tweak as far as cosmetics go (finishing up some cable sleeving sorta stuff) but overall I love how it came out.
Edited by Happyevil - 2/14/11 at 2:31pm
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post #2 of 7
Like it. I'm not much a fan of the green and black scheme normally, but you managed to make it look tasteful and pull it off well. Props. No huge cable management issues either.
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post #3 of 7
need moar tubing.

Nice job though.
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post #4 of 7
how well does that 240rad work in that location?
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post #5 of 7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ClickJacker View Post
how well does that 240rad work in that location?
Better than I expected. Although it is in combination with a 360 up top don't forget. So it's really just there to bring it down a bit after the CPU.

I'm posting this in the middle of a gaming session and my temps are 25 on the CPU and 45 on the GPU which is less than they use to idle at with the stock heat sinks lol.
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post #6 of 7
Bravo. That's quite the setup you have there.
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post #7 of 7
its like an octopus in there!

+rep very nice
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