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UPDATE: I wasn't happy with the loop and a bubble that would form in the CPU block. I rotated the CPU block, reworked the tubing, took out the rear 120 rad (LESS COOLING? NOOOOOOO!) and changed the coolant to the same Mayhems UV Pastel Green I used in my Nanoxia build... Overall it made the loop much easier to fill and bleed, and while it may be a less interesting loop to some, I dig the overall design and "flow" (pun intended) of it. I didn't have a chance to change the cables, so I unintentionally made myself a TMNT-esque system, but to that I say, "COWABUNGA!" I also changed the lighting to a single Nanoxia Rigid RGB LED strip (controlled via Asus Aura), which doesn't have UV, but I like the "hint" of UV the purple lights give the system.

My latest custom watercooled build! UV madness! Chassis sponsored by Anidees, with special thanks to Primochill and Kevin over at Mod-One!

There are still a few things to add/change, but overall I'm very pleased with the (bizarre) results!

Comments

  • 28 months ago
  • 3 points

:o the cables glow

+1

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

Wow! Nice!

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

Wonderfully executed build, but IMHO the lighting highlights the wrong stuff, the pipes ok fine, but as beautifully done as the cables are, personally I prefer them to almost disappear rather than dominate the build, here the pipes and cables are all you can see and the components (which all this other stuff is ultimately there to service) completely disappear. In fact the build looks best with the LED's off and the room lights on.

  • 28 months ago
  • 3 points

I am going to disagree with you 100%. The watercooling system should dominate - show everyone whose build is in charge.

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

I understand where Noble is coming from, but ultimately, I share your opinion... I wanted to feature the plumbing, which I intended to be more unnecessarily intricate and more skillfully executed, but as I commented before, I ran out of fittings, tubing, time (even though that was an arbitrary deadline I set for myself), and patience... I struggled through almost every measurement/bend for this loop, due in large part to the way the ports aligned (or rather, didn't align)... They were all close to normal, but just slightly off kilter enough that certain runs required ever so slight curves, careful trimming, or angled cuts of the tubing... and I'm not quite as skilled as I feel I should be to get all of those nuances done right... Eyeballing/improvising worked out great for me on my previous (first) hardline loop, but it must have been blessed with beginner's luck, because this one was a battle all the way through... I kept at it until I had a functional loop and I'm by no means unhappy with it, but I definitely made a few compromises with the plumbing that I would like to amend/redo/perfect in the near future.

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

I didn't suggest the cooling loop should be hidden, I just don't think a Titan should be either.

Sure, the watercooling system should be prominent, but for me and most others PC builds are all about the full package, the components ARE the PC, the cables are there to power the components and carry data, the cooling loop is there to help the components function optimally, but the stuff that really matters are the components, no components no PC.

Yes, custom loops deserve to share the stage, and it is custom cooling loops in particular that give PC's their unique character and personality, as well as showcasing the skill and workmanship of the builder, but to have a lighting set up that only shows the cooling and cables and hides the business side of things is imbalanced.

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm working on adding more UV lights.... The fluid isn't as reactive as I expected, so the rest of the build does get lost in the darkness... I wanted more even reactivity/illumination... so MOAR UV! Haha

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

please post some pics when you've added MOAR UV! I think if you can paint some reflected light onto that card and maybe RAM fins it'll look so sweet.

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

I just ordered 3 more UV bars, plus one RGB that I'll be able to control with Aura, since the Nanoxia RGB LEDs are Aura certified! :)

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

get your tickets to featured here!

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

omg, i love it !!! the uv light looks great, especially on the power cables !!! i wonder if they make lighted connectors that project light along the hardline tubing ... i will have to look later but great job

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! Actually Nanoxia makes LED/RGB/UV fittings! Let me know if you'd like to purchase them from the Nanoxia USA site, I can get you 10% off your order!

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

Awesome! Do you have a build thread where I could see more information? I'm very interested in the radiator configuration. I was wondering if it would be possible to fit 2 240mm rads in the top and 2 240s in the front also?

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

It is possible to fit two 240's in the top, but you have to have the fans in push to have room for plumbing, particularly when going from one side of the mobo tray to the other. You can't really fit two 240's in front because of the mobo tray, but it does come with a bracket to mount 4 120 fans in between the filter and the front bezel... not quite enough room for rads and fans there though.

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

God.

THIS IS GORGEOUS

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

Didn't know Nanoxia did WC fittings... Nice.

Why not a single 240mm rad? - Not a crit, just curious...

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

For funsies! I do have another 240, but I didn't like the plumbing options and the way things lined up... This way I have all those ports to route the tubing, and plenty of space around the rads in the ceiling... I was actually going to to the tubing differently on the top (route them around the back of the two rads), but ran out of fittings, tubing, time, and patience lol

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

Well certainly it's an awesome looking result!! Nice job

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

No word to describe this machine just : Wow...!!!) Finally no brown on the fan (Noctua Redux +1)

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

Man O man I'm loving the color scheme!

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

°_°

1+! great build! looks food! it is feature worthy for sure! Looks SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Good! :D

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

Feature!!!!!

  • 26 months ago
  • 2 points

this is like my dream build well played sir

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Are those air flow fans on the rad? So in love with this build

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

They are the Noctua Redux fans, which I believe are optimized for airflow, yes. And thank you!!!

  • 26 months ago
  • 1 point

i have the meanit 4pm case thats almost exactly like the case you have and id love to do a custom loop like you have, ive just never done a custom loop before. very envious of your build. absolutely beautiful

  • 18 months ago
  • 1 point

What pump/res have you used here?

  • 17 months ago
  • 1 point

Sorry for the late reply... it is a Primochill CTR Hardmount Phase II High Flow combo.

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  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Hahaha Thanks! That means a lot!

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