Hey Everyone, this is an update and more complete list of parts from a previously posted build, the last build was in a Corsair 275R tg White case and can be found Here : https://pcpartpicker.com/b/8jq48d
what has changed: Additional Fans, Case, Cables/cable management, Cable Wraps,
New storage, Including WD Blue500gb m.2 (steam Library) WD black 250gb pciex4 m.2 WDS250G2X0C (Boot Drive), Samsung 860evo 500gb, and the 2 kingston 120gb a400's that were my boot/overflow drives from the last build are now in raid0 netting reads of ~1000mbps according to crystal disk mark. kind of did it just for fun, and because the internet says not to do it. i just use these for moving files from my camera to my pc and other short term use files so nothing important is in danger of being lost if the raid fails.
The white sata power, 24pin and EPS, and the 2 white sata data cables are a combination of frys/amazon purchases because lawl @ cablemod prices... i will own them one day!
The white tubing seen on the AIO, the pcie power, and the usb front i/o connection was purchased from amazon. can be found here: http://a.co/18wMuzg
Okay, So... With the previous build in the Corsair 275R it is a very compact mid tower, which i really liked when i was using it, and one of the mod i had done to that case (not featured in the build here) was to mod the front of the case to accept 3x140mm Corsair Ml120 white fans. when i received the h700 and saw how big it is, i was actually a little pissed that they dint make this case fit 3x140's in the front, which it easily could, In the corsair it was as easy as notching the case with some tin snips to move the front i/o connection out of the way of what would be the new place for the top fan, and drilling now holes on the top and bottom for mounting.
It was not so easy in the h700, which has and offset area where the fans sit and the total space of that area just wont support 3x140's, so out came the dremel. Basically i had to cut into the case to bend it flat near the top so that the top 140mm fan wouldn't be kicked out. I then had to drill 6 new screw holes because half of the mounting places no longer lined up with the fans.
Other Mods include - Externally mounting a fan behind my 120mm AIO for push pull, this was done to reap the benefits of the push/push configuration without having a giant block of radiator and fan crowding the inside of the case. - And adding a cover to block the forward most fan position on the top of the case. As you can see in the picture i have 2x120mm Corsair Silent AF (Lawl) fans mounted for exhaust bust in front of those there is a 3rd place for a fan, I used what is essentially black plastic cardboard and double sided tape to block it as to stop the fans from just recirculating exhaust back into the case.
Everything else is as usual, the H700 was a pleasure to build in, i really enjoy how it looks and the legendary cable management of the case is just that... Legendary.
PS, for anyone wondering why i made the switch from the compact 275r to this MONSTER (by comparison) it was mostly for looks right now, i just didn't feel like there was enough white to justify it as a white build and it was looking a little incomplete too me, so i decided to opt more for the white/black rout and the white h700 was a perfect match, IMO it now has a more balanced clean look to it. Another reason is for future radiator expansion.
Oh and EKWB m.2 heatsinks... those are new as well.
Thanks For taking a moment to check out my build, I will be happy to answer any questions as best i can.