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I build myself a custom acrylic case a while ago and I'm going to move everything back over to it. I'm doing kind of a version 2.0 with the guy and I'm wondering how I can improve it.

So far I've decided to sleeve all of my cables individually (black, white and charcoal) I'm also going to repaint the optical drive black or silver. Also have a GTX480 on the way with a Koolance block.

I was wondering what tubing I should use? (both loops) as well as if it would be cool to mount two short tube reservoirs horizontally in the lower optical drive mount?

If you have ANY suggestions that would make it awesome PLEASE let me know. I want to make this thing a beast again. Here are some pictures to show you what I have...







rep+ to awesome ideas!
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post #2 of 11
for tubing, go for white uv active tubing (glows bluish white in uv light) with black compression fittings and black antikink tubing to match your new sleeving. It'll look sick.
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post #3 of 11
I would start with, Paining the Stripes on the Quatrro to Blue, white or purple.

and matching cathodes.
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post #4 of 11
also you could throw one of these in for a res. It would look cool with your blue lights. Pretty expensive though.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10...?tl=g30c97s165
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If I could afford the t-virus res I totally would! But as it is I'm kind of a poor college student here.

Yeah I was kind of thinking the white tubing too... but uv? can you give an example?

Also I'm getting the Quattro 1000W PSU (a small upgrade) it does have white stripes so it will blend a bit better.
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post #6 of 11
1000 watts!?
Its overkill don't you think (i know its even more overkill one me lol)

I wish I had the room and money to Watercool lol
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If I could afford the t-virus res I totally would! But as it is I'm kind of a poor college student here.

Yeah I was kind of thinking the white tubing too... but uv? can you give an example?

Also I'm getting the Quattro 1000W PSU (a small upgrade) it does have white stripes so it will blend a bit better.
Yep in the same boat here. College is too damn expensive. As for the tubing, there is a link to some. I will try to find a pic somewhere I know I have seen someone use something like it before.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/72...ite.html#blank
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post #8 of 11
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Haha nope

It was an $80 PSU. So why not? Also I clock the HELL out of that i7... at least 1.45v goes into it 24/7. And we all know that GTX480 is going to be clocked up... and I have a spare waterblock for a GTX260 that no one will buy so I may throw one of those in there for physx... It's just preemptive
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I know this doesn't contribute at all, but that is one heck of a case!
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post #10 of 11
Here we go this guy did it
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