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Old February 12, 2009, 08:57 PM
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Hello everyone. I have recieved my new Soldam case. It is a Alcadia ZR3000. It is a fulltower case. I will be putting my skulltrail build that was in my Zodiac Rocketfish into this build. I will try to have as much internal as possible, without modding the case AT ALL. I doubt i will get any internal, but we will see. So, without further ado:

Front View of Case:


Soldam Alcadia ZR-3000 Logo:



Case internal:



Internal with top removed:



Skulltrail board installed:






internal Watercooling is out of the question. So, i have commissioned CyberDruid (a very well known, amazing modder extraordinare) to assist me in creating some external watercooling system.

Here is the external water system so far:

Watercooling Equipment:
3 x MCR320 Rads
2 x MCP655 Pumps
1 x Tribal Overkill 4-port Reservoir
1 x PSU

Picture of "Hydra"




This will connect the PC's to the cooler.

Tubing to connect "Hydra" to cooler:


Hydra and tubing connected:



The cooler being built:



Some Videos:

YouTube - Hydra Flow Metering Manifold for Triple Loop Cooler

YouTube - Radbox Phase1

YouTube - RadBox Phase2

Well, that is it for tonight. I will update more as more gets done. I hope you enjoy.
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Water Cooling Setup:

3 x MCR320's with Yate Loon fans
2 x MCP655 pumps
Custom built "Hydra"
Custom build Rad Box
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Old February 12, 2009, 09:03 PM
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Looks like this will be pretty awesome
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This looks awesome. Subbed!
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Old February 13, 2009, 08:24 AM
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Nice work !

I do like windys.

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One piece of advice : Take a wire brush , and clean off all the unused threadtape from the connections on your manifold.It'll clean it right up.

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Old February 13, 2009, 09:04 AM
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Nice work !

I do like windys.

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One piece of advice : Take a wire brush , and clean off all the unused threadtape from the connections on your manifold.It'll clean it right up.

Those pictures were before it was cleaned up and the wood was polished. thanks though.
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2 x MCP655 pumps
Custom built "Hydra"
Custom build Rad Box
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Old February 13, 2009, 10:43 AM
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That is a beautiful case. Where did you buy it?
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Old February 13, 2009, 12:29 PM
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That is a beautiful case. Where did you buy it?

I am going to guess and say he bought it while in Japan. As it is almost impossible to get them anywhere else. Soldam will only ship to a Japanese address and it takes like 4-6 weeks for them to ship. So even a hotel is out of the question.
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I think he has/had a source in Japan, because he has a crazy bunch of these beautiful cases. This mod looks great, subbed!
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I think he has/had a source in Japan, because he has a crazy bunch of these beautiful cases. This mod looks great, subbed!
I have a source in Japan and in Singapore that imports them, plus someone from your neck of the woods that has helped acquire these. As of today I have 7 cases in my house, with 4 more on the way. I will update tomorrow with the final rad box construction.
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3 x MCR320's with Yate Loon fans
2 x MCP655 pumps
Custom built "Hydra"
Custom build Rad Box
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Old February 15, 2009, 12:29 PM
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Rad box being built:












Now some videos:

YouTube - Radbox Assembly Phase3

YouTube - Rabox Radiator Details
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Water Cooling Setup:

3 x MCR320's with Yate Loon fans
2 x MCP655 pumps
Custom built "Hydra"
Custom build Rad Box
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