Description

This is my first custom loop system that I use to game when I can. Originally was going to be in the Define R6, but it was delayed long enough for the O11 Dynamic to come out so I switched cases. The O11 Dynamic is a fantastic case that was great and easy to work in. The only bummer about it was how front IO cables are set up in the back of the case. With the radiators I had they wouldn’t fit in the back because the cables interfered as well as a tie down loop. Because of this the only way the side radiator would fit was to put it in front with the port facing the back of the case so I had to run part of the loop in the back of the case using soft tubing. With part of the loop in the back it made it easy to add in a drain port out of sight. There were a couple times I had wait to order new fittings because I didn’t account for the side radiator fitting the way it did.

With a portion of the tubing in the back I wanted to try and fill out the case with the rest of the tubing and that is why I went with the layout I did. Bending wasn’t bad at all I only redid one since it didn’t come out as good as I wanted, but there aren’t really any difficult bends in this build. The only tricky one was the output on the pump to the back of the case. Getting it to fit well through the cutout with enough room for the drain port took a few times to get it to fit right. With the two 360 rads this thing runs near silent even while gaming and that was my intention. I will at some point overclock and see how far I can get this 8700K to go, but since I will probably bring it back to stock as silent running is amazing.

Obviously I went with the white and light blue colors because they look good together. I like how this looks without the LEDs on with the balance between the blue and white. I still need to play around with the RGB and will probably switch most of them to white to balance it out more with the LEDs on.

Loop components:

Rads: 2x Hardware labs GTS 360 rads

Fittings: Bitspower for hardline - EK/Alphacool for soft in back

GPU Block: Phanteks Glacier for Strix 1080Ti

CPU Block: EK Z370 Monoblock for Strix mobo

Pump/Res: EK Pump res combo with 250 res and white cap

Fans: 6x White EK 120 vardar

Coolant: Primochill Vue Sky Blue

Comments

  • 15 months ago
  • 7 points

That is my favorite case from Lian Li by far the build looks awesome! The blue and white turned out really cool, I hope it gets featured. +1

  • 15 months ago
  • 5 points

Hello time traveler.

  • 15 months ago
  • 4 points

The white/blue contrast is so smooth and clean! __ The drainport comes in really handy located like this :D I actually enjoy the lack od LEDs in your build.

  • 15 months ago
  • 3 points

EZ Feature

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

called it

  • 15 months ago
  • 3 points

Its freaking 115 degrees here in socal, so this is quite refreshing to see!

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Seriously sexy-looking rig. I've been wanting to do a similar build since the first time I saw that case. All white parts in the Lian Li Dynamic with a vertical GPU mount. Congrats on an awesome build!

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks man! Yea I am really glad the Define R6 was delayed long enough for Dynamic to come out. Once I saw the reviews for it I instantly preordered. It is a great looking case with a lot of mounting support I highly recommend it for your next build.

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Temps?

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Gaming Load: CPU-52C, GPU-45C Idle: CPU-38C, GPU-30C That is with fans running between 650-800RPM. With the 360 rads this stays virtually silent and cool while gaming. I have been busy at work and haven't had time to stress and overclock yet, but I intend to. Depending on those results I may try and delid the 8700K since they get toasty so I can get some more performance while silent.

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice, putting together a 2x360 GTS build right now :)

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Gorgeous build and executed amazingly well. Great work

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

I'm waiting for the 6th book in GoF to come out as well. Very clean build.

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

The name isn't really accurate though. It would imply this build is finished. And just like the real Winds of Winter... it will never be done.

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Ah, unicorn blood, great coolant. Good looking build you got there, very clean.

+1 Congrats on the feature

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Kudos :) Extremely nice build.

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Did you custom paint the white Trident or do they sell that now? Also amazing work there, nice to see another Vue user.

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Yea I painted that and the vertical GPU mount white. The black and grey just didn't cut it.

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

that's awesome!

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Absolutely amzaing! I love it so much. White builds are my favourite and this sky blue you added fits in perfectly! 10/10

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks man! Likewise for my personal system I think it will always be white, there is just something about them.

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

holy **** man, thats ****** beautiful.

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

clean and elegant

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Calling a feature. Great build. But common: no system on pic of the whole thing! I've got the same mobo

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  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Just remember to drain the loop in a month or so, since Vue clogs up easily

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Yea I am aware of the inconsistency with the Vue fluid with different components. I enjoy taking it apart, cleaning, and rebuilding so the visual is worth it for me.

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

oh my gosh, i never realized how cheap mainstream CPU's are, i'm actually jealous of how little you paid for that system

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

I got a nice discount on the CPU. The rest was just me looking on Newegg everyday for 6 months and buying when I saw a good deal. Hardest part is seeing those components stack up and not being able to build yet ;)

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

How did you get that deal on the i7? That's an incredible price!

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Employee discount :)

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice. Great build, thanks for sharing!

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Is it just me or is there particle build up in the gpu and cpu blocks?

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

It would be nice to see the front of the case, and side with the panel on. Great build!

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Added photos.

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Wow, what a great looking case. Is that USB-C ?

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Yea it has one usb-c in front. It really is an amazing case highly recommend.

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey, the prices are either not accurate, or you got an amazing deal on those some where. If it's the latter, mind sharing where did you buy all these parts for so cheap?

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Everything except the CPU was bought from newegg when there were sales. It took months to get all the components, but I was waiting on a case so it wasn't a big deal. The CPU was bought using employee discount.

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey!

Can you see three 360 rads fitting in this case with the rest of the hardware (even something like a slim 25mm vs a normal 35mm rad.

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Yea you could probably fit it in there. Your access to bottom mobo IO ports will be limited but a rad would fit. And obviously no vertical GPU mount.

  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

I love this build! I just kinda wish that we can see more of the mobo. but, it looks great! and even better in the dark!

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey, Im thinking of building a system with a similar layout in the same case but since I want to use a Coldzero Lightbox in the bottom, I would need the radiator to move up a few millimeters. Do you think the mountings allow it to mount the rad that little bit more towards the top or is mounting only possible the way you did it with the 360mm touching the bottom?

  • 8 months ago
  • 2 points

There is a little bit of play with the height of the side rad so you will be able to have it a few mm off the bottom. Also depending on your rad you might be able to fit it in the back with the fans in the front as well if you need the room.

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the answer! Sounds great, a few mm should be enough. I‘ll probably use the GTS360‘s too, since I really like the all white colorscheme, even tho I need to mount them like you did as well then.

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