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Project: Albus Lividus - UPDATE_4/5/11 - mITX Z68 Goodness!

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THE BUILD HAS CHANGED. FIRST 3 PAGES WERE PREVIOUS BUILD, PAY THEM LITTLE ATTENTION!

AlbusLividus

I have changed my mind many times on what type of build I'm going to do next, and have changed it again!!!!!!!!!!! :/ After months of thought, I have settled on a m-ITX build.

Parts List:
Case: Silverstone SG06-450
PSU: Silverstone 450w SFX
Motherboard: Zotac Z68ITX-A-E
CPU: Intel 2500K
Memory: Corsair Dominator 1600mhz 2x2GB
Graphics Card: MSI GTX 560 Ti Twin Frozr II
CPU Cooler: Corsair H70 or 80.
Fans: Undecided
SSD: Corsair Force Series 3 120GB

SG06-Inside.jpg

Mainly choosing this version because it comes with the 450w PSU and is already painted!

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Still think of a way to integrate the colour scheme into the card. Any suggestions are welcome!

z68itx-a-e__image6.jpg

I saw that motherboard and felt compelled to do a Sandy Bridge ITX build...

MDPC Sleeve:
2x Small black sleeve
1x Small orange sleeve
1x Crimping tool, to shorten cables
3x Pre-cut heatshrink (I need more for another project)
1x Orange SATA sleeve
1x Black SATA heatshrink

Sleeving Design goes:
ATX (24-pin):
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PCI-E (6-pin):
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Modifications:
Case:
- Remove drive bay
- Custom SSD mount under PSU

PSU:
- Shorten cables
- Sleeve everything!

Painting:
- Integrate black/orange colour scheme onto graphics card...
- Paint memory heatsinks orange.
- Paint fan blades orange.

Build is still continuing, however it is going to be for a friend now and will be started when he pays me...
Edited by Nutty Pumpkin - 7/14/11 at 5:33pm
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Vulcan full-scale WC! Looking forward to it. I got an H50 in there, probably as far as I'll go though.
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Painted my old 4870 to match the orange/black color scheme today. Picture will be up tonight, I still need to paint the fan orange though.
Edited by Nutty Pumpkin - 6/5/11 at 4:01am
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Reserved
Edited by Nutty Pumpkin - 6/4/11 at 6:20am
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Edited by Nutty Pumpkin - 6/3/11 at 2:09am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ruckol1;12942626 
Vulcan full-scale WC! Looking forward to it. I got an H50 in there, probably as far as I'll go though.

Edit: Im going full loop. 360mm rad too!

Edit: Not anymore. See new OP
Edited by Nutty Pumpkin - 6/3/11 at 2:09am
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I may now bump because of PICTURES!

Anyone got any tips for making a banner??
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I don't see any pictures!

Really interested as a fellow vulcan owner~
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by skwannabe;13031945 
I don't see any pictures!

Really interested as a fellow vulcan owner~

Really? Ill get on it as soon i get back from training.

1-1.5 hours. Thanks for the input!

Edit: i just checked on all phones/computers and can see them... Tell me if you still cant?
Edited by Nutty Pumpkin - 4/7/11 at 1:33am
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