Welcome to my Build Log for my watercooled Bitfenix Prodigy, nicknamed "Blue Jay!"
This build has been a long time coming. I loved the Prodigy ever since it came out, but didn't have the funds, time, or excuse to buy one and design a build around it. I still don't have those things, but I got fed up with waiting
Memory: 2 x 8GB XMS3
GPU: EVGA GTX 680 2GB
OSX Boot Drive: SanDisk Ultra Plus 64GB
Windows Boot Drive: Crucial M500 120GB
Windows Storage Drive: WD Black Series 750GB
PSU: SilverStone Strider ST60F-PS 600W with PP05-E Flat Flexible Short Cable Set
Reservoir: Swiftech Micro Res Rev. 2
Pump: Swiftech MCP35X White
Pump Cooling: Swiftech MCP35x Heatsink
Front Radiator: Magicool 180mm Rad
Front Radiator Fan: SilverStone AP182 Fan
Rear Radiator: Black Ice GTX Xtreme 120mm
Rear Radiator Fan: TBD
Top Fans: SilverStone AP123
CPU Block: Switfech Apogee XT
VGA Block: EK FC680-GTX+ Nickel
Masterkleer 1/2" ID 3/4" OD Clear tubing
Mayhems Pastel Blue Berry coolant
Custom Windowed Side Panel
Table of Contents
(2/21/14) First Test Fit: Motherboard, Storage, Front Rad, PSU in place
(2/22/14) Second Test Fit: Added Res and Pump
(3/05/14) Major Update: It boots! House cleaning, GPU disassembled, rads and fans fitted.
(3/08/14) Leak Test: Forget this, I'm getting compression fittings.
(3/12/14) EK Block Polished: Parts came in. Got the GPU block polished.
(3/17/14) Leak Test: Loop assembled with new parts. Leak test commenced.
(3/18/14) Leaks were a thing: New/old fan re-wired. Drain port gets it's first test
(5/06/14) Res mounted with fill port: Loop itself is declared finished.