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Apr 03, 2011 Current Status
Apr 03, 2011 Parts are here
Apr 03, 2011 Painting done
Apr 04, 2011 Intake fan mod, and some WCing parts installed
Apr 05, 2011 Some fan sleeving, rad flushing, ext rad mounting
Apr 26, 2011 Custom pump mount
May 20, 2011 Done

I just got back from from a month long work trip to a computer part x-mas! This build, unlike my last build found here, will be almost mod-less. Of course, I say that now but things always change. I will do some sleeving, some painting, a custom external rad mount, and custom fan wiring. However, the only drilling I will do to the case is drill a hole for the res fill port. That is my goal, however I can almost promise extensive case modding will ensue
Edited by PulkPull - 5/20/11 at 4:37pm
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Current Status -

Done. Swapped out the UD5 for an Asus Deluxe. Added compression fittings, drain tube.











Edited by PulkPull - 5/20/11 at 4:40pm
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Pics of my parts!





I found all the GTs!!!



My stuff for my custom rad mount.


Edited by PulkPull - 4/3/11 at 8:44am
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Holy mother parts, huge goodluck and definitely subbed
    
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whoohoo have fun
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Subbed. Always love me some hardware pr0n...
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Oh my... Do want! Gotta see how this is gonna turn out...
    
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Great stuff
Question : Why did you choose AP-15 instead the high rpm ones , considering GTX rads you are using .
Btw where did you buy ap-15 (sold out everywhere i know)
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Originally Posted by SwingSwing View Post
Great stuff
Question : Why did you choose AP-15 instead the high rpm ones , considering GTX rads you are using .
Btw where did you buy ap-15 (sold out everywhere i know)
Not sure why he went with the ap-15s on those rads because really only offer a .4c advantage over the fesser ones. GTX rads only shine at the 2300/2800 range where they are .5C-1C cooler than the rest. But i suppose it could be for the noise/performance of the fans still an interesting choice. Other than the rads nice set up any reason you went with 4GB dual instead of 6GB tri?
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Originally Posted by Arksniper View Post
Not sure why he went with the ap-15s on those rads because really only offer a .4c advantage over the fesser ones. GTX rads only shine at the 2300/2800 range where they are .5C-1C cooler than the rest. But i suppose it could be for the noise/performance of the fans still an interesting choice. Other than the rads nice set up any reason you went with 4GB dual instead of 6GB tri?
P67 only supports Dual Channel...
    
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