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Old January 1, 2009, 02:19 PM
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Man some project you going there. Looks very good so far, nice work.. I like those TT 130mm fans, they look neat really..
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Can't wait to see where this goes, looking good...
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THanks!

Update:

Hmmmm....
1-1-09


So I had an urge the other day...... to, get a second case...
The urge... to do something like this:

(picture from user "jedda" at XS)

Bolting two case's together to make one.
Doing this, will allow me to have more space, I could put the PSU behind the mobo (unseen), then add a MCR320 at the bottom of the current case (the one I have now), then add an MCR320 at the top of the other one, and more rad's... etc...

So I ordered a second case!! :D
And after 4 hours in Google Sketchup...
Here's the basic concept of what I'm thinking for the two case's together:


Then yesterday morning... I got to some more (6 hours) or sketchup:








(btw, the case sketchup is at precise measurements of the real thing. :up:)

What do you guys think about this?

Also, where should I put the pumps??? (two loops if you haven't noticed)
Suggestions please. :D

Hehe....
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looks great....
im baffled
can't wait for the final!
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Its kinda hard to say with the pics, but I think try and place the pump right beside the rad you got horizontal on both cases, the one at the bottom, seems to be some space there, enough also to allow room for the psu cables.
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Looks like a fairly well planned project. Be warned with your watercooling. All that extra items in a case will make it pretty difficult to get your cables all hooked up. Another note if I may. Your inside case temp will be higher then room temp, judging by your design all the rads will be sucking the cases heat out thru the rads. It's likely your core temps will be risen a few good degrees. I hope the processor lapping job of yours works good.

Can't wait to see it finished, shes a beauty to me.
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okay, maybe I'm looking at the pic wrong...but why are there two fans on the bottom of the case? does it have to do with watercooling or a special desk it's going to be on??
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okay, maybe I'm looking at the pic wrong...but why are there two fans on the bottom of the case? does it have to do with watercooling or a special desk it's going to be on??
If you look at the image above it you'll see he's got a rad set in there. :)
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Very impressive! A lot of high quality fabrication work here to get a clean looking internal wc setup.

Glad you moved to a double case as it was starting to look a little tight
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looks great....
im baffled
can't wait for the final!
Thanks!! Yea I'm looking forward to getting this build rolling! More stuff on it's way. :)

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Its kinda hard to say with the pics, but I think try and place the pump right beside the rad you got horizontal on both cases, the one at the bottom, seems to be some space there, enough also to allow room for the psu cables.
I guess I get what your saying there....
We'll see once I get the case and more rads... Thanks! :)

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Looks like a fairly well planned project. Be warned with your watercooling. All that extra items in a case will make it pretty difficult to get your cables all hooked up. Another note if I may. Your inside case temp will be higher then room temp, judging by your design all the rads will be sucking the cases heat out thru the rads. It's likely your core temps will be risen a few good degrees. I hope the processor lapping job of yours works good.

Can't wait to see it finished, shes a beauty to me.
Yep I'm aware of major heat output, I'm thinking about flipping the rads/fans at the top to push air out... but you won't be seeing the fans through the top (if that makes sense)

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okay, maybe I'm looking at the pic wrong...but why are there two fans on the bottom of the case? does it have to do with watercooling or a special desk it's going to be on??
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If you look at the image above it you'll see he's got a rad set in there. :)
There ya go.

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Very impressive! A lot of high quality fabrication work here to get a clean looking internal wc setup.

Glad you moved to a double case as it was starting to look a little tight
Thanks!

second case is on it's way!
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