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post #1 of 51 (permalink) Old 08-12-2015, 03:19 AM - Thread Starter
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Good Day All!

I am rebuilding my old Hydra 2 system due to a couple of hardware failures (Namely Mobo, PSU).

Current setup is as follows:

CPU: 5930k
Mobo: X99 MSI Xpower AC
Ram: Crucial Ballestix 32GB DDR4 2400Mhz CL16
GPUs: 3xEVGA Geforce GTX 980ti ACX
PSU: Seasonic X-Series 1250watt, Might go for a second PSU 850watt Corsair RMi to power two of the cards.
SSDs: Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB, 2xSamsung 840 EVO 500GB in Raid 0 for Games.
Harddrives: Multiple Versions

Planned Watercooling (Mostly EK Themed):
Case: Case Labs TH10 with Pedestal (Received).
Rads: 5xEK XTX 480 - 1xEK XT 360 (Debating removing one of the XTX 480 Radiators due to more space and real excess of cooling available)
Fans: Evercool Titan Kurki with push/pull config. ~50 Fans will be installed.
Reseviours: EK 250ml
Pumps: One EK-D5 pump.
Blocks: All Acrylic EK!

Debating a theme change to black and yellow but lets see the end build first. biggrin.gif

Check out my buids:
Build Log: Hydra
Build Log: Hydra 2
Build Log: Hydra 2.5
Build Log: Hydra 3
Build Log: Mini-Hydra
Hydra
(13 items)
Hydra 2
(23 items)
Hydra 3.0
(10 items)
CPU
Intel i7 3930k @[email protected]
Motherboard
Asrock X79 Fataility Champion
GPU
3xInno3d GTX 780 with Full Nickel EK Waterblocks
RAM
Gskill RipjawsX [email protected] 11-11-11-31
Hard Drive
2xSamsung 830 256gb
Power Supply
Seasonic 1250 watt
Cooling
Custom H2O - 3x XSPC RX360 with EK Blocks
Case
Danger Den Double Wide 21
Monitor
Surround Gaming [email protected] (X-Star)
Keyboard
Cooler Master Trigger Red Caps
Mouse
Roccat Kone+
Audio
Roccat Kave 5.1 Headphones
Audio
Creative ZX (Incoming)
CPU
4930k
Motherboard
Asus Extreme Black Edition
GPU
Sapphire R9 290x
GPU
Sapphire R9 290x
GPU
Sapphire R9 290x
GPU
Sapphire R9 290x
RAM
Gskil TridentX 2400mhz
Hard Drive
Samsung 830 256GB
Hard Drive
Samsung 840 500GB
Power Supply
2x Seasonic 1250watt
Cooling
EK Supramacy
Cooling
4x EK Blocks
Cooling
6x EK XTX480
Cooling
EK XT360
Case
Case Labs TH10
Operating System
Windows 8.1
Monitor
BenQ 3201 32in 4k IPS
Monitor
Qnix 32in 1440 MVA
Monitor
Qnix 32in 1440 MVA
Keyboard
Coolermaster Storm Trigger
Mouse
Roccat Kone
Audio
Creative ZX
Audio
AKG K7XX
CPU
3900x
Motherboard
Gigabyte Aorus Ultra
GPU
EVGA 1080 Ti
GPU
EVGA 1080 Ti
RAM
Ballistix Sport LT 32GB
Power Supply
EVGA G2 1600w
Cooling
Full EKWB
Case
Caselabs TH10
Operating System
Win 10 Pro
Monitor
Acer 144hz G-Sync
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post #2 of 51 (permalink) Old 08-12-2015, 04:56 AM - Thread Starter
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Pics of the gear that arrived:


Tested it on my old system but sadly the Asus Rampage Black died on me mad.gif

Check out my buids:
Build Log: Hydra
Build Log: Hydra 2
Build Log: Hydra 2.5
Build Log: Hydra 3
Build Log: Mini-Hydra
Hydra
(13 items)
Hydra 2
(23 items)
Hydra 3.0
(10 items)
CPU
Intel i7 3930k @[email protected]
Motherboard
Asrock X79 Fataility Champion
GPU
3xInno3d GTX 780 with Full Nickel EK Waterblocks
RAM
Gskill RipjawsX [email protected] 11-11-11-31
Hard Drive
2xSamsung 830 256gb
Power Supply
Seasonic 1250 watt
Cooling
Custom H2O - 3x XSPC RX360 with EK Blocks
Case
Danger Den Double Wide 21
Monitor
Surround Gaming [email protected] (X-Star)
Keyboard
Cooler Master Trigger Red Caps
Mouse
Roccat Kone+
Audio
Roccat Kave 5.1 Headphones
Audio
Creative ZX (Incoming)
CPU
4930k
Motherboard
Asus Extreme Black Edition
GPU
Sapphire R9 290x
GPU
Sapphire R9 290x
GPU
Sapphire R9 290x
GPU
Sapphire R9 290x
RAM
Gskil TridentX 2400mhz
Hard Drive
Samsung 830 256GB
Hard Drive
Samsung 840 500GB
Power Supply
2x Seasonic 1250watt
Cooling
EK Supramacy
Cooling
4x EK Blocks
Cooling
6x EK XTX480
Cooling
EK XT360
Case
Case Labs TH10
Operating System
Windows 8.1
Monitor
BenQ 3201 32in 4k IPS
Monitor
Qnix 32in 1440 MVA
Monitor
Qnix 32in 1440 MVA
Keyboard
Coolermaster Storm Trigger
Mouse
Roccat Kone
Audio
Creative ZX
Audio
AKG K7XX
CPU
3900x
Motherboard
Gigabyte Aorus Ultra
GPU
EVGA 1080 Ti
GPU
EVGA 1080 Ti
RAM
Ballistix Sport LT 32GB
Power Supply
EVGA G2 1600w
Cooling
Full EKWB
Case
Caselabs TH10
Operating System
Win 10 Pro
Monitor
Acer 144hz G-Sync
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Asus ROG Strix X470-F Gaming
GPU
Sapphire NITRO+ RX VEGA64 8G HBM2
GPU
Sapphire NITRO+ RX VEGA64 8G HBM2
RAM
Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16GB
RAM
CORSAIR VENGEANCE RGB PRO Light Enhancement Kit
Hard Drive
ADATA 1TB SSD
Power Supply
EVGA 1300G2
Cooling
AMD Wraith Prism
Case
Phanteks Lux2 (719)
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Windows 10 Home
Keyboard
Corsair K95 Platinum
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Subbed... I'm a big fan of black and yellow, but your build is gonna put mine to shame

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Devastator
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Secondary Rig
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CPU
i9-7900X
Motherboard
Asus Rampage Extreme VI
GPU
2x EVGA 2080Ti XC Gaming
RAM
G.Skill TridentZ Royal 32GB 3600 16-16-16-36
Hard Drive
Intel Optane SSD 480GB
Hard Drive
Samsung 850 EVO 2TB
Hard Drive
2x Seagate Iron Wolf Pro 12TB
Power Supply
EVGA SuperNOVA 1600 T2
Cooling
Hardware Labs Black Ice SR2 Radiators 4x 560mm + 2x 280mm
Cooling
Aquacomputer Aquaero XT + Aquaero LT
Cooling
2x Aquacomputer D5s with custom chrome plated Bitspower mod kits
Cooling
2x Aquacomputer Aqualis 880ml Reservoirs with Nano Coating & Aquabus Interface
Case
CaseLabs THW10 with Custom Powder Coating
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
CPU
Intel Core i7-4790K
Motherboard
Asus Maximus Extreme VI
GPU
EVGA GTX 980 ti Classified
RAM
G.SKILL Trident X Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3 2400
Hard Drive
Samsung 850 Pro 500GB
Hard Drive
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB
Power Supply
EVGA SuperNOVA 1300 G2
Cooling
EK 420 Rad + EK 280 Rad
Case
Corsair 750D
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Monitor
Acer XB271HU
Keyboard
Microsofte Natural Ergonomic 4000
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Running: i7-4770k, Asus Hero VI, 16GB Ram, 4GB EVGA 980 SC ACX 2.0,on an X-Star 27" and Asus 24"

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Just got a call from UPS and DHL.

Blocks and Gear are incoming tomorrow! Soon™!!

Check out my buids:
Build Log: Hydra
Build Log: Hydra 2
Build Log: Hydra 2.5
Build Log: Hydra 3
Build Log: Mini-Hydra
Hydra
(13 items)
Hydra 2
(23 items)
Hydra 3.0
(10 items)
CPU
Intel i7 3930k @[email protected]
Motherboard
Asrock X79 Fataility Champion
GPU
3xInno3d GTX 780 with Full Nickel EK Waterblocks
RAM
Gskill RipjawsX [email protected] 11-11-11-31
Hard Drive
2xSamsung 830 256gb
Power Supply
Seasonic 1250 watt
Cooling
Custom H2O - 3x XSPC RX360 with EK Blocks
Case
Danger Den Double Wide 21
Monitor
Surround Gaming [email protected] (X-Star)
Keyboard
Cooler Master Trigger Red Caps
Mouse
Roccat Kone+
Audio
Roccat Kave 5.1 Headphones
Audio
Creative ZX (Incoming)
CPU
4930k
Motherboard
Asus Extreme Black Edition
GPU
Sapphire R9 290x
GPU
Sapphire R9 290x
GPU
Sapphire R9 290x
GPU
Sapphire R9 290x
RAM
Gskil TridentX 2400mhz
Hard Drive
Samsung 830 256GB
Hard Drive
Samsung 840 500GB
Power Supply
2x Seasonic 1250watt
Cooling
EK Supramacy
Cooling
4x EK Blocks
Cooling
6x EK XTX480
Cooling
EK XT360
Case
Case Labs TH10
Operating System
Windows 8.1
Monitor
BenQ 3201 32in 4k IPS
Monitor
Qnix 32in 1440 MVA
Monitor
Qnix 32in 1440 MVA
Keyboard
Coolermaster Storm Trigger
Mouse
Roccat Kone
Audio
Creative ZX
Audio
AKG K7XX
CPU
3900x
Motherboard
Gigabyte Aorus Ultra
GPU
EVGA 1080 Ti
GPU
EVGA 1080 Ti
RAM
Ballistix Sport LT 32GB
Power Supply
EVGA G2 1600w
Cooling
Full EKWB
Case
Caselabs TH10
Operating System
Win 10 Pro
Monitor
Acer 144hz G-Sync
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Arrived!

Check out my buids:
Build Log: Hydra
Build Log: Hydra 2
Build Log: Hydra 2.5
Build Log: Hydra 3
Build Log: Mini-Hydra
Hydra
(13 items)
Hydra 2
(23 items)
Hydra 3.0
(10 items)
CPU
Intel i7 3930k @[email protected]
Motherboard
Asrock X79 Fataility Champion
GPU
3xInno3d GTX 780 with Full Nickel EK Waterblocks
RAM
Gskill RipjawsX [email protected] 11-11-11-31
Hard Drive
2xSamsung 830 256gb
Power Supply
Seasonic 1250 watt
Cooling
Custom H2O - 3x XSPC RX360 with EK Blocks
Case
Danger Den Double Wide 21
Monitor
Surround Gaming [email protected] (X-Star)
Keyboard
Cooler Master Trigger Red Caps
Mouse
Roccat Kone+
Audio
Roccat Kave 5.1 Headphones
Audio
Creative ZX (Incoming)
CPU
4930k
Motherboard
Asus Extreme Black Edition
GPU
Sapphire R9 290x
GPU
Sapphire R9 290x
GPU
Sapphire R9 290x
GPU
Sapphire R9 290x
RAM
Gskil TridentX 2400mhz
Hard Drive
Samsung 830 256GB
Hard Drive
Samsung 840 500GB
Power Supply
2x Seasonic 1250watt
Cooling
EK Supramacy
Cooling
4x EK Blocks
Cooling
6x EK XTX480
Cooling
EK XT360
Case
Case Labs TH10
Operating System
Windows 8.1
Monitor
BenQ 3201 32in 4k IPS
Monitor
Qnix 32in 1440 MVA
Monitor
Qnix 32in 1440 MVA
Keyboard
Coolermaster Storm Trigger
Mouse
Roccat Kone
Audio
Creative ZX
Audio
AKG K7XX
CPU
3900x
Motherboard
Gigabyte Aorus Ultra
GPU
EVGA 1080 Ti
GPU
EVGA 1080 Ti
RAM
Ballistix Sport LT 32GB
Power Supply
EVGA G2 1600w
Cooling
Full EKWB
Case
Caselabs TH10
Operating System
Win 10 Pro
Monitor
Acer 144hz G-Sync
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RAM
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