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custom nano s beast

by Fabzsant0s

Description

built this pc in september 2016 decided i want to get into water cooling and attempt my first custom loop make a sleek white , blue and chrome build.

first step was finding the right parts and copper pipe for this build decided on the 6700k and delid and use a z270i mb for the extra m.2 slots and the ekwb mono block. went for bitspower royal blue fittings and 12mm copper pipe that i had to order from the uk via ebay since the australian standard is 1/2inch(12.7mm) and no one in australia can supply 12mm OD copper pipe cost me $160aud for 2.5metres.

spray painter by trade so painting the case,fans res etc was a simple task and used a water based paint its a one coat system so a heavy build up would not happen on the sp120 fans painted the rings a blue pearl to match the fittings and break up the white a bit.

next step was bending the copper pipe had to heat the pipe to a cherry red and then let cool to soften the copper so it was bendable after all the fail bends i finally got them all right and sent them away for chrome and polish work.

few mods like the front io was removed for a nice clean look and psu cover made

still arriving is cable combs for the 24pin and a custom side panel and some stickers

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EpikMark0123 1 Build 38 points 14 months ago

No psu, no problem, when I'm clutching a 1v5 on csgo that pressure between my bum generates enough power to run NYC for a week.

Nice upgrade on old from new in all seriousness. Its amazing to see what it was to that sleek white it is now. Hope it lasts you a long while!

+1

JCMsergox 4 Builds 9 points 14 months ago

Ladies and Gents, the most relatable comment on PCPP

EpikMark0123 1 Build 3 points 14 months ago

Thank you.

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 3 points 14 months ago

Thanks mate

SwiftSeb 6 Builds 3 points 14 months ago

SAME XD

EpikMark0123 1 Build 4 points 14 months ago

You understand me.

SwiftSeb 6 Builds 3 points 14 months ago

I understand you

EpikMark0123 1 Build 3 points 14 months ago

Yes.

SwiftSeb 6 Builds 3 points 14 months ago

Correct

LatamirDigital 3 Builds 3 points 14 months ago

Me on BO3 yesterday XD.

EpikMark0123 1 Build 2 points 14 months ago

Every day

Jokin_Is_Here 1 point 11 months ago

Idk its always the amount my arm shakes when Im tying to do that

EpikMark0123 1 Build 1 point 11 months ago

But you know the feeling.

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EpikMark0123 1 Build 2 points 14 months ago

You know I'm right

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EpikMark0123 1 Build 2 points 14 months ago

Made NY run too

Osengj0901 2 Builds 3 points 14 months ago

Oh my goodness that is beautiful! +1

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

Thank you

AION-MC EKWB 18 Builds 3 points 14 months ago

Love this!!!

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

Thanks glad you like it few more items and storage upgrade and thats it

Obamas.mama 3 Builds 2 points 14 months ago

I am super impressed, wow good work man!

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

Thanks glad you like it

EmperorAde00 1 Build 2 points 14 months ago

Future Feature

Workinnit1 2 Builds 2 points 14 months ago

Very clean and sleek build, looks awesome!

DoubleTeeOh34 1 Build 2 points 14 months ago

Fantastic effort, design and creativity! Kudos! +1

maverickvii 2 Builds 2 points 14 months ago

Gorgeous build, looks like a lot of hard work put in!

DragoHi5 3 Builds 2 points 14 months ago

Nice mods!

PKViking57 2 points 14 months ago

Sick build, Looks amazing!!

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

Thank you

Splatterlord 2 points 14 months ago

A warning label would be nice:

You have to be of legal age (18+, in some countries 21+) to watch this PC-Pron.

darkclow 1 Build 2 points 14 months ago

That look amazing

lagunagun 2 points 14 months ago

"be careful who you call ugly in high school", sick build bro..

24p 2 points 14 months ago

So nobody's gonna comment on how amazing that monitor is?

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

Yea its a beast glad i saved up the extra and got it should last me a very long time

24p 1 point 14 months ago

No kidding, haha. Nice build.

Bobaloohoo 2 Builds 1 point 14 months ago

You've given me a few ideas for a project next weekend. Bake my case white/blue, not because yours is, but because that goes with my cables, and tint my window on my case.

This is nice, +1

Bobaloohoo 2 Builds 2 points 14 months ago

Might I add, were sporting almost the same rig aside from the loop and case. I like your choices!

customgtp 21 Builds 1 point 14 months ago

This build is super gorgeous!!

Jäßßäwöçkëë 3 Builds 1 point 14 months ago

That's one hell of a transformation. I love it!

AaronBu7 1 point 14 months ago

Great build! Just being picky, your pump power cables are not sleeved, just left exposed. Other than that, it looks like you put a lot of effort into it. Good Job!

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

Iv got sleeving coming still a few things im waiting on to clean the build up

EvanRedman 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

Wow, now that is a huge upgrade from the before and after! Congrats on the feature, and Great build!!

essa.ea 1 point 14 months ago

this's wonderful! well done man.

Hajiwaji 1 point 14 months ago

What is this tubing? Where to get it from?

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

Used copper pipe made my bends then sent it away for chrome work

Waterish 1 point 14 months ago

Looks great! Can I just ask what the wallpaper is that you're using?

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

metro exodus wallpapper

Waterish 1 point 14 months ago

Thanks!

MajesticSepticEagle 1 point 14 months ago

doesn't the spray paint impede the fan performance?

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

It would if you were to use canned paint and put 3-4 coats i ised a waterbased paint and it covers in 1 coat and since its water based once the water drys the thickness of the coat is about 13 microns pre sure 1 micron is 0.001 of a millimeter so it is fine

Gooberdad 10 Builds 1 point 14 months ago

Stunning. Awesome modifications.

Thumbs up.

Boith 3 Builds 1 point 14 months ago

Dat tubing tho. Sexy.

LuxUmbra37 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

Absolutely beautiful custom work in this rig. I am blown away by the amount of hard work and love that went into this build. +1 from me.

someta 4 Builds 1 point 14 months ago

Fabzsant0s, you will ride eternal, shiny and chrome.

+1

someta 4 Builds 1 point 14 months ago

Seriously, though. This is beautiful. Definitely a +1.

Zelda_ 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

Australia Hype!

Beautiful colour scheme, red/black is overused and I'd say the same for black/green. Black, white and blue is the way of the future. (As stated in my own build Mont Blanc)

The first picture of the painted fans looked scary...as it looked like the paint built up and solidified; but the final product is a masterpiece of craftsmanship and enthusiasm, worthy for that Predator you've hooked it up to.

Fantastic work, enjoy your feature.

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

They were original fan i had some ml120s with blue led sold them and got sp120 added new photos to see how they looked after paint

Liam_Goggin 1 point 14 months ago

Aussie Aussie Aussie, Oi! Oi! Oi!

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Wvheil 1 point 14 months ago

Really nice, though I (personally) would have gone with a larger, maybe 2TB? at the least drive, and even an SSD at that price point

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 2 points 14 months ago

Yea storage upgrade is next on the list 2x m.2 and a few 2.5 1tb wd black

LonghornAlamo2040 1 point 14 months ago

Hot damn, that is a beautiful build! You did a great job!

TrikkStar 1 point 14 months ago

Any particular reason you went with chromed copper pipes aside from aesthetics? They look great but I'm just curious if there are any advantages of using copper over PEGT.

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 2 points 14 months ago

Nope only looks really wanted a diffrent looking build for this nano s every loop iv seen has been pre much a clone of the pauls hardware sam rads same petg bends etc wanted something diffrent

jak-jak 2 Builds 1 point 14 months ago

Hey Man, really well done water loop and custom PSU shield. ( : I like the color scheme too!

blacklagann 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

How did you mod the front IO to just have the power button?

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 2 points 14 months ago

Plastic welded all the other holes then used a plastic filler to fill all the imperfections coat of primer then painted it

blacklagann 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

Was it easy/cheap? Ive considered doing it for awhile but didnt have an idea of how until your post

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 2 points 14 months ago

I fix plastic bars etc all the time since im a panelbeater/painter all you need is a soldeing iron and the right plastic

customgtp 21 Builds 1 point 13 months ago

This probably is my favorite build on this site! I love the before and after pictures and step by step as well.

Amazing build

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 1 point 13 months ago

Thanks mate still want to do a few thing to clean it up but need to save a bit more

customgtp 21 Builds 1 point 13 months ago

I can't see any needed improvements haha... Enjoy it!

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 1 point 13 months ago

24pin cable combs and a few metallic blue stickers for the psu cover also need to upgrade storage lol only have 120gb ocz agility ssd almost 6yr old and a old 1tb hdd lol

Shrood 1 point 2 months ago

Wait there’s a monoblock for itx?!?!?!?

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 1 point 2 months ago

Yes

GravenProductionsYT 0 points 1 month ago

honestly the monitor seems a little over board considering if you got a cheaper one say around 600 dollars you could've got an i7-8700K and more storage

Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

8700k was not out at the time of building 7700k was just released and was not really a upgrade over the 6700k

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Fabzsant0s submitter 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

Not atm that is the next upgrade storage m.2 and few samsung ssd

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