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HexGear R40 Green Cryo

by logicalways

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Date Published

Aug. 16, 2017

CPU Clock Rate

4 GHz

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.127 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

7.01 GHz

Description

It's Alive!!

Update: I've added a few older pics of my desk setup before this build was done. I don't have a free hand to take more updated shots of the desk setup but they're coming soon :)

So to share with everyone , It's a rebuild of a 4790k system with a Titan X Maxwell. I didn't want to go out and buy new gear for my 2nd water build so this was a test setup to learn and get my hands wet with hardline PETG for the first time. Temps idle between 25deg - 29deg Celsius and load 45deg - 50deg Celsius. Oh, and I also decided to start this build 2 weeks before my daughter was born and then she was born early lol. Juggling two kids and this build was definitely an interesting learning experience lol.

System Specs: Case: HEX GEAR R40 White CPU: Intel i7 4790k Mobo: ASUS Gryphon Z97 Armour Edition Graphics: EVGA Titan X Maxwell Ram: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 2133mhz PSU: Silverstone Stryder 850w Gold HDD: Western Digital Black 2TB SSD: Samsung 850 Evo 500gig (2 in Raid 0)

Cooling: Fans: 5x EK Vardar F4 120mm Radiator Top - EK Coolstream PE 240mm Radiator Bottom - EK Coolstream PE 360mm CPU Block: EK Supremacy EVO GPU Block: EK-FC Titan X, Nickle/Acetal GPU Backplate: EK Nickel Back Pump: EK-XTOP Revo D5 PWM Res: EK-XRES 100 Revo with MultiPort Top Tubing: EK 12mm PETG Coolant: Mayhems Pastel Green + Custom Dyes Fittings: Bitspower Deluxe White misc angles and adapters

Misc Parts: PSU Cables: CableMod Custom White/Silver/Green Lighting: 2x Darkside Computer Modding 12" White LED

Since 2014, I've been dreaming of owning a HexGear case after seeing another Canadian builder named Snef build his Icy Blue Angel in the White R40. We talked about parts and fittings and mods etc, and I was hooked. I slowly started buying parts piece by piece and building a second system, but I couldn't get my hands on the R40 yet so it all went into an NZXT H440 Razer Edition Case which I got for really cheap. So i had two systems on the go, My Corsari Air 540 and my NZXT Build. then in 2017 I finally bit the bullet and decided to do my first Hardline water cooled build and buy the HexGear R40 case. I spent over $2k on fittings and parts along with the case and reused all the parts from my NZXT build. For my 2nd water cooled build (1st Hardline build) I'm extremely happy with the results. I'll be debating doing the larger ATX R80 case to replace my Corsair Air 540 build but currently they're sold out.

The only thing i did above and beyond in this build was remove all the ugly gold stickers from the Silverstone PSU using a heat gun, sleeved some fan extensions, vandal switch, and EK Pump cables. Next I'll upgrade the acrylic side panel with Tempered Glass.

Thanks

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auldae 1 Build 9 points 19 months ago

This build is already featured ... in my heart and mind. +1

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 5 points 19 months ago

Thank You!

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 3 points 19 months ago

Your comment was Good Luck for this page!! lol

auldae 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

The feeling was strong with this one. ;)

IncognitoGamer123 3 points 19 months ago

You put a lot of effort into the pics but that just makes me mad cause it looks so stupid not showing the computer as a whole.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 4 points 19 months ago

My apologies. more pictures coming when i get a free moment from the kids and when i get the system placed where its going to live.

IncognitoGamer123 1 point 19 months ago

Looking back at the comment, I was probably mad at everything. Sorry for wasting your time, however, I would love some more pictures.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

No Worries, this is only my 2nd build so I have lots to learn about what to showcase and what not as well as learning what to build etc. I accept all comments. I'll hopefully get some more pictures soon for you. Any tips on what you would like to see?

Sentinel3.14 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

Tbh I don't even mind the lack of more pc pics, your other pictures legit make me wanna eat screws... But as a suggestion I'd say a like 3/4 front corner shot would be nice. And maybe some showing off the parts installed in your system. Great build btw! And congrats on le bebe. Seriously tho...those screw pics...too good...

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Bahaha love the "Eat Screws" part, made my day!! Thank you and i'll see what I can do on some more up close pics

IncognitoGamer123 0 points 19 months ago

Pretty much just the entire setup. The desk, monitors, maybe the chair. Just to get the feel of it.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Sounds great, I can try to get it all. my desk is a complete storm of chaos at the moment but I can post past pictures of my desk for you to see if you want? you could also look at my other build to see it and my monitors are there except the change with the acer preditor etc. It's a custom oak desk that I used to use for recording and fit my Numa Nero piano into the desk. Chair is a DX Racer King series. but i'll get all those when I can.

SirMints 3 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

Great work! Love what those Parvum guys are doing and you knocked it outta the park. :D

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

haha thank you! The case is done by Hans Peder "p0Pe" Sahl and the guys at http://www.hex-gear.com It's a build it your self case shipped flat packed similar to parvum. Cheers!

SirMints 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Oh whoops! I see that now. Great build. I got totally distracted by all the product shots, preceding the case ones.

Would love to see some more angles of the finished build.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

You will get more pictures coming soon. Just need to get the baby pictures done for all the family first. Trust me, I rally want to take more shots of each part for you guys.

mcgoff360 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

wow that looks great ... sorry for your wallet that you had to buy all those fittings though haha. maybe next build you can try bending and have minimal fittings? thats my goal for my next build at least

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

I played around with bending and was able to do all the bends after a few test tries, but wasn't happy with the look in this case. Bending 12mm seemed too thin, so when I go to get more fittings for another build, i'll buy a few 16mm tube and fittings and do a build with bends. You're right though, it is cheaper to bend lol.

ShadowSpeed11 1 point 19 months ago

This is amazing. Saving this as a bookmark to keep looking at. :D

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

lol, thank you :D

Cromic0872 5 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Well, if this was a "test setup" I think it was successful! Looks like you paid tons of attention to planning, detail, and execution. Everything looks great. +1

Oh, and congratulations on the birth of your daughter!

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thank you so much! Going into this build I had a set plan in my head and on paper. Then when I started doing the build i changed everything around and got something completely different haha. I was going to do Darkside LP Thin rads and hide them in the top and bottom of the frame and only showcase some RGB Fans but then swapped it around and hid the fans and brought out the monochromatic simplistic look with the black and white with a touch of Green for a theme

Cromic0872 5 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Hey, congratulations on your rig being a Featured Build!

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thank you! Love your Ryzen build!

Cromic0872 5 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thank you too!

IcedDog 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

Very nice! I'm digging the green/white scheme, and everything looks extremely clean and tight.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

Thank You. I've been a blue fan boy for a while and green wasn't every on my radar of colours to use, then my 3yr old said he really liked Green so we went for it. I think it turned out well

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logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

hahah um.... Thanks? lol

philip staff 10 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

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lockzackary 1 point 19 months ago

strange loop. the rad at the top seems wasted.

although nice looking build :)

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thanks, just curious How the Rad is wasted? It's only my 2nd build so the more I can learn the better my next one will be. Cheers :)

lockzackary 1 point 19 months ago

i'm actually quite intrigued that most featured builds on the HexGear site is similar to yours.

if I interpret it correctly, your flow goes like: Reservoir > Pump > CPU > (now hot coolant) > GPU > Bottom Rad > Top Rad > back to reservoir

not saying that it wont work - seeing your temps on your CPU are awesome. but it could have been more efficient if the loop was Reservoir > Pump > CPU > Top Rad > GPU > Bottom Rad > back to reservoir

that way, GPU will have freshly cooled coolant from the top rad instead of using already hot coolant from CPU

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Makes good sense. The top rad had to rotate to put the ports closest to the res instead of at the back of the build because of my motherboard armour plate. It blocked access to the rear port. So my whole design had to change. My temps are still quite low with a total of 5x 120mm worth of space and only two main components to cool.

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logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

That's my feeling on it. the temeratures will level out over the majority of the loop. I believe loop order doesn't matter other than in and out ports. That's what i've learned from watching youtube lol

Blacksm1le 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

Very impressive build +1

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Much appreciated, thank you :D

LonghornAlamo2040 1 point 19 months ago

Damn nice build

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thank you!

SwiftSeb 6 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

wow, ok, jeez, holy **, ok, wow, Holy moly thats a godly acension into the hall of fame. One of the nicest hardline builds that has blessed my eyes. thank you for making this :D +infinity

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Wow! Thank you so much!!

MightyAlFred 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Holy mother of fittings!

I love how neat these builds without bends are, but the price, man... Beautyful build though. < so this was a test setup to learn and get my hands wet with hardline PETG for the first time.

Does this mean you are going to upgrade the build soon? A loop like this kinda demands the best hardware available.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

I'm wanting to go with hexgear R80 full size case and the Asus Maximus IX Extreme with the Bitspower mono block. They make a sweet looking comb and dual 1080ti but that adds another $4,000 to the build. It will have to wait until maybe after Christmas.

NuclearKing 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

Dude the amount of work you put into perfectly photographing every part is incredible, not to mention the build itself. +1 Do you have any pictures of your entire set-up, I bet a lot of people would love to see those.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

No where close right now lol. My setup on my desk is so overwhelming of junk from building and kids that I can only get to one monitor ATM. I'll try to get more soon for you guys!

NuclearKing 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

Ok, looking forward to those

syg101 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

i love this build dude. such an amazing piece of work. +17

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Haha I appreciate it

uzair.ak 1 point 19 months ago

Great Job!

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thank you :D

FcoEnriquePerez 1 point 19 months ago

This is incredibly gorgeous! beautiful loop, great pictures. That's art right there!

I'm curious why can't see the fans on those pictures o.o

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

More pictures to come soon! :D

SubNauticaWaterWorld47 1 point 19 months ago

8/10 Would definitely look at again.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Awesome than you!

SubNauticaWaterWorld47 1 point 19 months ago

Congrats on the feature. You definitely earned it.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thank you!!

customgtp 23 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Congrats!!! 58 pictures and 2 of the build huh... Nice build. Hate to say picture overkill but I'm jealous. Wish I had your camera/talent.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Haha I'll work on more images of the build soon. Having a new baby now means all the picture time goes into her for now lol. Keep an eye out for more images down the road.

customgtp 23 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Well at least you got the boss build done before the baby or else you'd be in trouble doing it after haha. Enjoy them both!!!

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Hahaha thanks!!

customgtp 23 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

By the way... This never really gets asked or mentioned, but... What camera are you using?? ... Should include it in your list ;)

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Great Idea. I'm using the Nikon D700 Full Frame DSLR with the Nikon 50mm F/1.4 or the 24-70mm F/2.8 depending on the images.

Lyrix 1 point 19 months ago

looks okay i guess...

JK!!!!

Damn this looks amazing!!! This build totaly deserves the feature!!!!

1+!!!

WOW! this looks soo good!!!

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

You're awesome, Thank you so much!

Lyrix 0 points 19 months ago

you are very welcome:D i would be proud to have that pc! :DD

Gooberdad 10 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Beautiful build.

Thumbs up.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Much appreciated, Thank you! Love the desk build you posted up.

Gooberdad 10 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Hey thanks

Skyrim 1 point 19 months ago

Just what i was looking for. Artistic and awesome

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

Your Welcome, Glad this build has a lot of people happy with it. It's been a dream of mine to do a build in this case for a while now. Cheers!

INFLCT 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

I am your 100th upvote

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

hahaha Thank you so much!! Wish i could do give aways lol

INFLCT 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Well I wouldn't want your rig, no honest person could make someone separate from their machine but uhh I mean I'll take some leftover fittings or PETG tubing. Joking aside congratulations on the feature and 100 upvotes.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

haha okay, Cheers!

colsking 1 point 19 months ago

love the color scheme, have been dreaming of doing a pastel green and white build for ages! awesome job. about the apple keyboard, did you make this a hackintosh? case is incredible:)

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

When i used to do Music Production, I always used Mac keyboards and fell in love with the low profile keys. So now every build i use a Mac Keyboard lol, great catch on the parts list

xlegendof 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Less pictures of the EVERY SINGLE THING IN THE BUILD and more of the actual PC itself. Great work though and congrats on the feature!

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

hahaha I know, I copied the image folder I had of my build parts and istead of take them down, thought some people would like to see the parts that come with the hex gear R40 case. I know when i was looking at the R40 a few years back i wanted to plan out how it all went together etc. I do hope you enjoyed the main pictures as well though.

tony475130 1 point 19 months ago

Jesus, the fittings and angled adapters alone must have cost you well over $200 from what I can tell. Looks like a beautiful PC though! Very suttle and minimalistic in theme, I like that! Personally starting on another water cooled build myself but Im just going for simple pvc tubing and barb fittings. Mine is going to look like a poormans water cooled build compared to yours lol.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

My first build was compression fittings and flex PrimoChill LRT Tubing. Let me know when you get it built or if you have any questions. Cheers!

tony475130 1 point 19 months ago

Starting work on it as soon as I get my slim rads from hardware labs in the mail. Spoiler: its going to be an itx build!

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

iTx build sounds Awesome

Xandrous 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

A build so clean it looks like a laboratory in a metallic box!

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

lol i'm thinking that's an okay thing?

Xandrous 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

Not just okay, it's good, I like it

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

awesome! Thanks

LuxUmbra37 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

I love this build, as it looks clean and modern, but I've never seen so many pictures tell so little about a build. Need more pictures of the completed build, desk setup, testing, and whatnot! So many pictures of individual parts (screws and nuts?) and not enough of the beast that those parts created!

+1, but seriously, let's see more pictures of the actual build and setup!

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Coming soon lol

LuxUmbra37 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

Oh yeah, that's some sweet, green, computery goodness! Thanks for the extra pics! Love the color scheme and the cable management.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thanks for checking back! Sorry I didn't have them all up at the first time. Take Care!

bmccarthy8989 10 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Looks great but only two shots of the computer?

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Yup I know, i know lol, everyone has mentioned that. I'm still new at all this build stuff so i've learned my lesson. over the next week or so i'll have a chance to get some more pictures for everyone

Jw2720 1 point 19 months ago

Ss much as i hate green, this is one gooood loookin' case (im almost liking the colour :D) Hats off to you sir!

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

haha well, with that being said, Thank you for almost liking the colour!! I laughed while reading this. Thank you!

Jw2720 1 point 19 months ago

enjoy, i wish to have a build like this one day - perhaps purple tho. Again cant believe how good your build looks :)

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

If my wife takes this case from me for her self, she's changing it to purple or pink lol. I'll post secondary pictures if that happens

Jw2720 1 point 19 months ago

"takes" im guessing there might be a new build in the future for yourself then???? and pleaseeeeee repost if there is any colour changes!!!!

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

haha Will Do!

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wheelerj 1 point 19 months ago

Super clean build. This has inspired me to build another PC.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

That's awesome. I can't wait to see what you come up with!! Cheers

Anyansayo 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

I saw this build yesterday and knew that this little blast from the past machine would be featured. The loop just looks right in this case. Very good build.

Anyansayo 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

Are you going to overclock it?

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Got CPU up to 4.7Ghz and the GPU up to 1600mhz on a custom bios but my little room heats up quite a bit and it wasn't long term stable. so now I'm just running it at 4.5ghz and 1400mhz

Anyansayo 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

That is a really good overclock on both CPU and GPU.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Appreciate your comments, thank you!

Anyansayo 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

Why did you use a Mac keyboard?

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

I have an OCD issue with using them lol. every system I used when recording on macs for audio production i got so used to them. now i can't be with out them. It's not exactly what everyone expects but I just love the low profile of them

Anyansayo 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

What kind of work do you do?

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

right now, just a "Stay At Home Dad" and just had our second child less than two weeks ago.

Anyansayo 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

Okay. So then do you plan on using this build for gaming purposes, or what kind of things do you plan on running on it?

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Netflix, youtube, email lol j/jk mainly gaming and photo editing haha

ralphalol 1 point 19 months ago

well done bro!!!

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Cheers man!!

Do.mini.ck 1 point 19 months ago

You could make a Dell Dimension look amazing with that camera. +1 for photos alone

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

haha Thank you, I was able to pick it up used in 2013 (the D700 made in 2009) it still takes great images so i'm extremely happy with it.

Jaybone909 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

Very clean build man! Love it.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

Thanks so much!

Silas11 1 point 19 months ago

Holy lord jesus this is beautiful.

Am a little confused to as the keyboard choice though..

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

haha I had a recording studio for many years and ran strictly Macs and love the low profile keyboards so every computer i use, I always bring my mac keyboards along with me lol. It's my OCD thing haha

Harobi 1 point 19 months ago

This is amazing, very well done!

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thank you! :)

mtrapuzz 3 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Is your keyboard (piano) mounted to a sliding platform under the desk? It is kind of hard to tell, but am interested in the way you have that set up.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

It was measured perfectly when we built the desk and just slid in as is. That being said, I sold the piano when I sold my business to take on a more at home role with my family when our first son was born.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

More Pictures Added

WirelessCables 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

A simple +1 ;) Your photos and "craftsmanship" (I guess lol) are excellent.

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

lol Thank you!

Cyphus42 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

The 4th picture is now my new wallpaper

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Wow that's awesome, Thanks!!

jdhcon 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

AMAZING and beautiful build! Love your photography as well! Can I ask what brand are those acoustic panels?

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thanks! The panels were part of the Auralex Project 2 kit that I used at my home studio.

Vreaker12 5 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Congrats on the feature. Truly well deserved. Noticed slight bending on the GPU or was it just the angle of the photo?

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

I saw that as well but when I went to go level it, it was straight. I think it's the Reflective nickel backplate and the angle of picture and lighting make it look a bit off.

MonsieuRoberts 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Jesus christ, the cost of fittings these days...

Absolutely amazing build. +1!

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

I know, tell me about it lol I still like that look of fittings, but next build I might try bending more

westwandaguys 1 point 19 months ago

Nice build. I love the coolant color. Is that stock Mayhems green pastel or did you add dyes to it? I want to have the same color liquid in one of my loops for an upcoming dual loop SMA8 build

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

The main coolant was Mayhems Green Pastel but then I've added a few different dyes to get the right colour. I should have written it down but my brain wasn't with it. Think I Did some Emerald Green, UV laser Green, and UV Yellow Green.

westwandaguys 1 point 19 months ago

It looks so good. I have some Mayhems pastel white concentrate coming and I have Emerald Green dye. We'll see if I'll need additional dyes. Hopefully I can get the color of mine close to the color of yours, if you don't mind me paying homage...

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

That's awesome. Emerald Green is very dark so really go slowly when you add it in. I'd love to see pictures when you're done!! Best of luck :D

Yahtadi 1 point 19 months ago

Pro work cables. Always appreciated

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Thank You :)

hi_im_snowman 1 point 19 months ago

Every cable is perfe... oh wait, THE PSU CABLES!! ARGH!

It's an epic build, that much is certain, though I would have preferred to see way more bending than fittings, primarily because each fitting means two more possible failure points. it's crazy expensive and it's just too over-powering, we're too busy looking at the fittings, we're missing the big picture.

Overall though, it's a fantastic build and the pictures you took are great! Please add some of the desk/setup/overall build if you can! :)

+1

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

I thought I did a pretty good job with the PSU cables lol, it took some time to get them that straight lol. Thanks for calling it an epic build though. I think bending vs fittings is such a personal taste. I love both but how i see it is, if there is lots of tubing, and symmetry, then bending is great. If tube bending is going to be erratic and have a slight bend here or there to make sure things line up, it doesn't look as good. But I do like both and will definitely do both in due time. The big picture of this build for me wasn't the outdated hardware, it was more about the case and cooling system. the hardware isn't that great, but the case and water cooling loop were the art piece for me.

Thank you though for your comments, every little bit helps me out making decisions going forward. As for my desk... It's so laughable right now that i'm embarrassed to show it off. I'll update pictures when I can, but by that time i'm sure people would have forgotten about this build lol

schultz.drew 1 Build 1 point 19 months ago

Your build is amazing. holy ♥.♥

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

Thank you!

schultz.drew 1 Build 1 point 18 months ago

You're welcome! This is goals AF for me

iMoonTiger 1 point 16 months ago

Oh PC master race Gods have mercy on my soul

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logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Yay!! Canadian geeks!! lol I would submit to TechSource but My whole setup doesn't compare to those guys, this is just a build that stands out on its own. the rest of my setup is crap lol but I will do more pictures of it within a week or so.

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logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

Sweet Thanks. When i get more pictures i'll think about that for sure

logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

just submitted, Thanks for the tips!

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logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

haha well thank you! It's not my overall choices either for hardware but I spent the money getting the exact fittings, Case and pump/res/rads that i truly wanted and that took all the budget for hardware. Also I didn't want to ruin new gear cause i'm still learning. So my next build will be more updated in hardware.

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logicalways submitter 2 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

haha you'll get it together i'm sure! Good Luck

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logicalways submitter 2 Builds 1 point 19 months ago

hahaha I believe in equality lol Apple is a great portable editing system for my photography

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logicalways submitter 2 Builds 3 points 19 months ago

Thanks, Taking the pictures when all i had for space was a 2foot by 2foot space on the corner of my desk to work with. We live in a pretty small condo and space was limited. 2 Sheets of black Foamcore and my Nikon D700 with 24-70mm Lens.

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logicalways submitter 2 Builds 2 points 19 months ago

haha to each their own :)