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Old November 19, 2012, 06:54 AM
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I ordered some Mpower themed stickers from Zazzle also. I had to bite your style XNine sorry. They are too sexy compared to the ugly stickers on the back of fans.
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Old November 29, 2012, 08:07 AM
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Didn't like the 820 at first, but this is amazing! Love the color choices.
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Old December 2, 2012, 12:16 PM
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Very nice build you have going here XNine.

I'll be following along from here on in.

From what I've seen of Dwoods work, it's all very nice stuff.
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Old December 18, 2012, 09:40 AM
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So many things have happened since I started this project.
My SSD, Aquaero screen, and Hue board all went bye-bye. So, I had to get replacements for each.

I added a Samsung 840 Pro SSD, a new Aquaero screen, new Hue control board, 16GB more of RAM for a total of 32....

To top that, I chucked my old Corsair PSU in favor of the mighty Seasonic. Sure, my Corsair was technically a Seasonic, but, it was time for the OEM. Sleeving the new Seasonic was a daunting task. They have a really redundant and stupid pin set up on their full-modular systems.
There's a 24pin motherboard connector splits into a 10 pin and a 19 pin on the PSU side. Why? No real reason that I can think of, other than it's proprietary and a real pain in the ass.

Other than that, things are looking up! Got everything installed and we're back up and running!

Here's a sneak-peak:



I had trouble mounting the Aquaero, because it uses some stand off to connect the original faceplate to the unit itself, this made lining the buttons up impossible as they were just a 1-2mm too high. So, I had to rearrange the mounting and use some aluminum spacers to get it all where it needs to be.

Fortunately, my plan worked (and why wouldn't it, I'm just that awesome)

More to come in the next couple of days!
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Old December 18, 2012, 09:51 AM
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Sorry to hear of your losses
wow 32 gig of ram thats Badass
lookin forward to your next set of pics
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Old January 2, 2013, 09:45 AM
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Will be updating later today. Now I just need to find a space to take final pics from....
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Final pics already
I'll get the popcorn woo hooo
hope you find the good light
lookin forward to this
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Old January 2, 2013, 11:35 AM
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Bring on the final show!

I have the same issues with the Seasonic Platinum 860watt I bought. But it's a 10, 18 pin connector to a 24 pin connector. Not 19 pin connector. The 18 pin connector only has 17 wires in it. There are 4 double wires to deal with as well.
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ooo... been waiting on this one for a long time too! bring it XNine!!
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After two months of delays and issues between life and the build, I'm proud to say, that Project 12 is DONE. Fini.

I will let the images do the talking.... for the most part. :)

BTW... Thanks Newegg! I always wanted a huge box for my 1 tube of TIM. :D




























































I just want to take a moment to say thank you to a lot of people, a lot of which have really helped me through some rough times and have inspired me to be and do so much more!

To Adam, wish you were here so I could share this with you. May you rest in peace.

Charles, Nils, and the rest of the MDPC fam: Thank you for inspiring me and being the people you are.
Bill Owen: I've always loved your work!
NZXT and the NZXT Modding Community!
Gregor at EK for putting up with all of my crap! lol
Dwood: For metal and plastics!
Geno with Monsoon for late-night emails, talks, and bringing out my favorite fittings and innovating on the watercooling front!
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