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Clark 4.0 Custom Watercooled Mini ITX Beauty

by OMGxGage

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31 Comments

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Date Published

April 10, 2017

CPU Clock Rate

4GHz

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.61GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

10GHz

Description

I built this machine mostly for gaming, and that's really what started it, I build more to build now, the games are just on the side. I started with a full loop housed within the hadron air and it was gorgeous, fully looped and hard lined, however I just wanted change like an extra radiator and more 3.5 drives for redundancy, so I moved to the Nano S which was awesome and still love it. Problem with clark 2.0 was I had to downsize my desk for my family... so I wallmounted my internals. It was neat but 3.0 just didn't run me the right way with how I went about trying it out. So after figuring out how to downsize and keep Clark 4.0 on the desk. He's here to stay with that RGB and Tempered Glass Glory! I absolutely LoVE the PC-Q37. Lian Li killed it with this one! Colors are Superman if you couldn't get that from Clark's name lol!

Edit; added a few pictures of my final revisions: these were the plan from the beginning just never had the parts, and couldn't get my pc together in time. Now that Clark has gotten a little bit of dust, I've switched the CPU block to the Evo rather than the mx, changed out my fans to NZXT aer RGBs and also some cooler master slims I cut up for my first ever custom loop housed within the hadron air.

I decided to add my res to the build and switch to the DDC pump so I could house it in the back chamber for sound and also space. Should help on refilling it too!

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pengxs972 1 Build 2 points 16 months ago

NICE.

remixt 1 Build 2 points 16 months ago

Looks pretty cool! I'm digging the bends on your tubing.

Lyrix 2 points 16 months ago

1+! amazing build! wow!

socialistshotgun 1 Build 2 points 16 months ago

damn, that's nice. +1.

lehmkuhj 2 points 16 months ago

This build is super, man.

Ahsen 1 Build 2 points 16 months ago

Blesse

SirMints 2 Builds 2 points 16 months ago

Gorgeous. I love that case too! Really killer build man.

local_memelord 2 Builds 1 point 16 months ago

filipino computer

OMGxGage submitter 1 Build 1 point 16 months ago

huh?

Squishbean1 2 Builds 1 point 16 months ago

I think he's referring to the colors of the flag of the Philippines; its similar to your color scheme.

OMGxGage submitter 1 Build 1 point 16 months ago

Oh hahaha thank you for the clarification, even have visted the Philippines before, I would not have known lol

mcbirds 5 Builds 1 point 16 months ago

Anyway you could take a pic of the bottom? I would love to see the clearance for the fans. Also, post your temps!

OMGxGage submitter 1 Build 1 point 16 months ago

Okay yes I can do that because I had wondered the same thing and could not find it anywhere and had some cooler master Slim fans ready for in case they didn't. But I do have EK VARDARS at the bottom and they do fit, a bit unconventional but they do work.

OMGxGage submitter 1 Build 1 point 16 months ago

Temps are decent too, a bit warm for me on my CPU- I'm using a Used Supremecy MX i will be upgrading to a brand new Evo to test temps, I just can't choose which one yet, but GPU sits at 45 max load. But I'll get them screen shotted later.

Keyoke 1 point 15 months ago

Hi bro, i am building the same rig with custom wc

My parts are: AQC Cuplex Kyros 2 x Hardwarelabs GTS240 EKWB D5 Pump/Res Combo 100mm 2 x Gentle Typhoon 3000RPM 2 x Scythe Kaze Jyuni Slim Fans 2000RPM

Can i check if you have any bottom mounted fans? Did u elevate the case for more airflow when u have bottom mounted fans?

EdInk 11 Builds 1 point 16 months ago

15mm fans will fit with around 10mm clearance.

Petrdolezal 1 point 16 months ago

such colorz, much wow

chinamanch 5 Builds 1 point 16 months ago

like until you turned on the lights like boom !!!! awesome theme....the chipped fan kinda bothers me but great rig you have here:v

OMGxGage submitter 1 Build 1 point 16 months ago

haha it REALLY bothers me, im polanning on HD120s from corsair, but i havent fully decided on my replacements

chalupa 1 point 15 months ago

Those fans weren't too large under the case? I'm watercooling my PC-Q37 in the near future and was planning on buying slim fans. How's the cooling??

Also do you have any space between the GPU waterblock and glass panel? I think the 1080 ti waterblock is slightly thicker due to a different terminal.

OMGxGage submitter 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

No space between fans and desk, but they fit! Also my glass touches my terminal AT ALL TIMES. But still fits.

Keyoke 1 point 15 months ago

Hi bro, i am building the same rig with custom wc

My parts are: AQC Cuplex Kyros 2 x Hardwarelabs GTS240 EKWB D5 Pump/Res Combo 100mm 2 x Gentle Typhoon 3000RPM 2 x Scythe Kaze Jyuni Slim Fans 2000RPM

Can i check if you have any bottom mounted fans?

OMGxGage submitter 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

I reccomend the DDC for the back side of the case if you want to mount a res in the front, my D5 does not fit in the second compartment; also yes standard fans BARELY fit, the even touch but they work actually, but I'm switching to COOLERMASTER's Slim fans idr the names but I enjoyed them on another build of mine

Keyoke 1 point 14 months ago
OMGxGage submitter 1 Build 1 point 13 months ago

HEY!! i really like it! its clean AF. i dont have the time or resources to be able to put as much effort as id like, but your is fekkin noice

Keyoke 1 point 13 months ago

Thanks for the kind words bro! yea i spent quite some time modding it! when u gonna complete your build?

OMGxGage submitter 1 Build 1 point 13 months ago

well i have to wait on a certain part i dont think im allowed to say yet, but will post asap!!

jackhammer41730 1 point 9 months ago

Question can the case hold a 240mm radiator? Thinking on using this case for a build

OMGxGage submitter 1 Build 1 point 5 months ago

Yea, I have two, although only one is officially supported

EdInk 11 Builds 1 point 9 months ago

How warm does your 960evo get, idle and load?

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OMGxGage submitter 1 Build 1 point 14 months ago

Sorry I haven't logged in for a bit, but yes I will have some finished here soon, I finally got the last bit of my build-> different pump/fans/res!

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