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Old August 3, 2014, 12:58 PM
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Default Mael. Classic Stacker 830 rebuld.

This is sort of a rebuild of a system that I started last year but never finished. It is a 2P Z9PE-D8 WS system in a Cooler Master Stacker 830. The plan is for a zero compromise water cooled setup.

The heatsinks have been plasti-dipped as seen in the pics. Although I will have to redo the PCH heatsink as it has a small cuff. I never got around to plast-dipping the backside of the IO ports so I'll have to do that at the same time.

Few random hardware pics.



















Decided I wanted to go w/ polished blocks. I polished the first one to the best of my ability.





Then a couple of shots w/ the coolant I will be using. I added a lot more purple this time.





The state of the Stacker(s) right now.





Here is an older 832 interior. I am in the process of removing the gloss black powder coating off the top piece. I need this piece as the one I have from the 830 was modified mistakenly.

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Old August 4, 2014, 08:54 PM
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Playing around while bored.


Few random pics of the stripping of the powder coat.




And some pics of the two polished blocks.






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Crazy good looking job on the polishing as usual!!!
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Such great photography as usual. Keep it up.
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Crazy good looking job on the polishing as usual!!!
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Actually the name is from the Malazan series of books by Steven Erikson.
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Starting to throw the case together. So many pieces. Realized I missed a few for the front section. Will have to take most of it back a part to fix.






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Nice polishing work as usual.
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Old August 23, 2014, 02:07 PM
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I have ordered a cold black oxide kit. First I will attempt to plate some smaller items to see what coverage looks like. Also will be testing how well it holds in a water loop. If I looks good I will be plating the entire case interior w/ it. If it doesn't look well I may attempt doing black chrome instead. That will unfortunately cost about 3-5x as much.
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