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"Close Combat" - A Corsair 650D Water Cooled Build

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Work log current status
About my build
Mod the case to fit 200mm Rad
Water Cooling 650D
Painting Case Fans
Final Build

Update 5/1 :Well I am having a a small set back. I am changing the theme to black and white. Ordered the parts. Will get pics up asap.
Edited by Krymore - 6/11/11 at 7:49pm
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About my build - I usually just slap all my parts inside my cases and go about my day. I want to make this build special. This will be my second build, a few years ago I (attempted to mod my Antec 900) -http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-work-logs/355642-project-sunset-antec-900-a.html

Theme - My color theme is Black and Combat green. I was originally going to do a white and black theme but being that I was in the military and green is my favorite color I changed my mind. + It’s a little different.Still waiting on my green sleeve from MDPC, so I can start the PS.

Paint/Cable management - I dont think I really need to worry about this. Corsair did a great job designing the case, both painting and cable management. I am considering doing some type of combat green accent on the outside, similar to the hand gun I listed. I do want to make the window larger. Why do all this hard work if you cant see it.

Setup -

Case: Corsair 650D
Motherboard: Asus Sabertooth P67
CPU: Intel i7 2600k
Cooling: Corsair H70 or XSPC Rasa 750 RS240 Kit or Custom Build
RAM: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1866
GPU: EVGA 580 gtx SLI
PSU: Corsair 850AX 850W
Hard drive: 120GB SSD +Segate 1TB
Lighting: Maybe white LED's still undecided.

Other - So here is where I am at. I got most of my parts in the mail as seen below. I think I am going to skip on the H70 and go with a water-cooling setup. Still trying to work the details out – never water-cooled before. The reason I didnt get a full tower is because I like the look of a mid tower biggrin.gif

I will be reusing the 1TB HD from by current desktop and plan on getting a SSD for my boot drive.

I still need to track down fans for the touch screen fan controller I got. I was looking for AP15's but they are no where to be found.


The goods:

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Inspiration

P270B_Diablo_Longslide.png
Edited by Krymore - 4/14/11 at 3:47pm
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Water Cooling Setup-


XPSC Dual Bay Res
Swiftech MP355 Pump
EK Supreme HF CPU Block
EK Block Serial 3-Slot
EK GTX580 Blocks
RS 240mm Rad
Phobya 200mm Rad
Edited by Krymore - 4/14/11 at 3:36pm
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that's some pretty solid hardware drool.gif i'm gonna be watching this. smile.gif
    
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More pics Sir.
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i can see the h70 in the pics .. ? didnt you say you were going to ditch it?


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Mmmm... That's a nice mess of goodies you've assembled there. I'm looking forward to this.
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thats a nice bundle u got there, good luck with the build
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Subbed. Love the inspiration.
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Thanks for the kind words. Im still waiting on more sleeving from Nils. Im still trying to figure out the water cooling setup. I ordered an H60, but I was thinking about using that and water cooling the 560's. I think it might look silly tho.

I want a clean build. Im also trying to figure out if I should paint the out side of the
650d. I dont want it to look tacky.
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