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Old September 8, 2013, 08:41 AM
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Here is a few more pics w/ some better light.



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Drooling. Those retention bars are just freaking awesome.
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Old September 8, 2013, 06:21 PM
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Drooling. Those retention bars are just freaking awesome.
They take maybe 5 minutes to make too.



Today I worked on cutting the case up for better cable management, air flow, and looks.



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A couple of pics of the drain from the other side.





The MiniNG for the pump.



Removed the regular ATX motherboard supports as they block a lot of the view. Drilled out some cable management holes while I had it out. I also cut out a lot of the top grill at the top of the case. Better air flow for the PSU. Plus you'll be able to see more of the system from the top mesh window.







First attempt at a wire holder made of sleeve. 2nd attempt will be much better.


A better shot of the 24-pin in place. I unfortunately found out that I can't reinstall the motherboard tray w/ the retention bars in place. So I have to pull off all the cables to get it back in the case. :(

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Picture pron.. that's what it is... Lowfat, you do some clean work man, it's one thing of sleeving, which lots can now do, but cleanly routing the sleeving is just another thing.. Legendary!
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Picture pron.. that's what it is... Lowfat, you do some clean work man, it's one thing of sleeving, which lots can now do, but cleanly routing the sleeving is just another thing.. Legendary!
Thanks. I am rather happy w/ how that 24-pin + 8-pin has turned out so far. Honestly it is probably my favourite work I've done on a computer.

Now saying that you should see the power supply end at the moment. It is far from pretty. Going to take quite a bit of work to clean up.
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Some WIP pics from this morning.





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and then the nightmare of wires at the PSU. The big downside to having your entire 24-pin restrained is this. I will have to adjust the length of every single cable.
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This just keeps on getting better and better. Is that a fan controller PCB I see on the back of the MB tray?
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This just keeps on getting better and better. Is that a fan controller PCB I see on the back of the MB tray?
It is an mCubed MiniNG 2 channel fan/pump controller. Hardware wise it is fantastic. 25w x 2 in analog or 50w x 2 in pwm. The downside is that they are like 7 years old and the software for it sucks. But I plan on just dialing down the pump and fans just once and they will stay at that speed forever.

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It is an mCubed MiniNG 2 channel fan/pump controller. Hardware wise it is fantastic. 25w x 2 in analog or 50w x 2 in pwm. The downside is that they are like 7 years old and the software for it sucks. But I plan on just dialing down the pump and fans just once and they will stay at that speed forever.

mCubed HFX-112 T-Balancer MiniNG Review | bit-tech.net
Nice. I was looking for something similar on FrozenCPU and found this:Alphacool Heatmaster II Liquid Cooling PCB Control Board (26153) - FrozenCPU.com . Not sure if I should pull the trigger but it would be nice.

Have they not released a new update that software?

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They quit making T-Balancers years ago. They are very much outdated.

The Aquaero would be a much better choice than that Heatmaster.

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