Description

This build is the culmination of a lot of time, poor planning, and excessive costs.

Initially, it started life out running a simple EK-XLC Predator 280 with a pre-filled GPU block expansion. Life was good, I was happy. But.. then I got build-envy, so I decided to spruce things up just a little bit. At first I planned to expand on my Predator setup by purchasing an EK-CoolStream PE 360 radiator, a couple of QDCs and meter of EK-Tube ZMT to build a pre-filled radiator expansion. Easy enough, right? I did all the research I could, and found that the Air 540 will easily accommodate a 360mm radiator in the front. Perfect! I order the parts.

Well, delivery day comes and I rip everything open to test fit the radiator, and... it doesn't fit? Wait, what? It has to fit. The Internet told me so! Oh, wait.. what's it? Oh yea.. the lightbox. Woops. So, there's no way I'm giving up the lightbox, so I guess I'll just opt for a small radiator. To play it safe, I order an EK-CoolStream PE 240. That'll definitely fit.

Fast forward to delivery date. Rip package open, test fit and.. oh, hey. Look at that. The Predator 280 is just sliiiiightly too long and encroaches on the placement of the new 240mm radiator. Fantastic. Time for beer. Not one to let that get me down (and after enough beer), I figure it's time to double down on crazy. Not measuring got me into this mess, and I'll be damned if I'm going to start measuring now. So, let's make a impulsive decision and just order a separate radiator and pump and go for the gusto. So, order placed for an EK-CoolStream CE 280 and EK-XRES 100 DDC MX 3.2.

(I'd like to say I decided to minimize my losses here and opt for the financially responsible option of standard shipping, but well.. NEXT DAY EVERYTHING DAMNIT.)

Sooo.. next day, everything arrives and FINALLY everything fits. (YES! I can put this beast together and go get my *** handed to me in Overwatch this weekend!)

A few hours (and beers) later, everything is setup and running wonderfully. Temps are great, my KDR ratio is tanking as expected. Life is good. Except.. what's that buzzing? That.. incessant hum. Is it the fans? No, those are fine. It's coming from.. the pump? It's not a loud buzzing, just a gentle fluctuating hum. Just... enough... to drive me crazy. I adjust the speed via PWM, the pitch changes but it's still there. It's just the resonance of the pump on the case. I guess I'm just going to have to live with it... right? (You haven't been paying attention, have you?) TIME TO ORDER A NEW PUMP! Order placed for an EK-XRES 100 Revo D5. This time I, responsibly opted for ground shipping (hah, no I didn't). TIME TO DRAIN THE LOOP!

Next day, new D5 pump arrives and I run it through a quick pre-cleaning process, throw on some tubing and QDCs (hey, I don't want to have to drain it again.. you never know) and start the filling/bleeding process all over again.

And, well.. that's where the story ends. The new pump alleviated the buzzing, my flow is up, temps are down, and frame rates are at max. Now, I can mourn Roadhog in style. #RIPHOG

PS: I have a closet full of unused water-cooling parts. Any ideas what I should do with them? Water cool the toaster maybe?

Comments

  • 27 months ago
  • 8 points

That CPU is WAAAAAAAAAY overclocked! Nice job! +1

  • 27 months ago
  • 9 points

Delidded, too. Go big or go home, right? :)

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Yep! :)

  • 27 months ago
  • 7 points

Hot damn and a 5.2Ghz OC.

Thumbs up.

  • 27 months ago
  • 3 points

omg its beautiful!

  • 27 months ago
  • 3 points

Where did you get that keyboard? I can't find it anywhere

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Got one in Amazon during one of brief moments it was in stock. Replaced my K65 LUX and I couldn't be happier!

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Lucky! It looks so good. I've got a K70 Lux RGB and would love to replace it with that one but can't find one

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

If you're in Canada try Staples. I have one also with MX Reds and that's where I got mine from. Not sure if US Staples has them also.

  • 27 months ago
  • 3 points

I love this. I've had water cooling on my mind for a while but couldn't find the tubing I wanted. This is the tubing I've been looking for, not too intimidating for a first loop but still looks great. I may have to bookmark this page for the next time I do upgrades.

  • 27 months ago
  • 3 points

What is the white light thing on the bottom left, in front of your case?

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points
  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks!

  • 27 months ago
  • 3 points

5.2 overclock damn that's insane !

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Stunning!

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Great build. I really like that pump/reservoir isn't visible from the side panel.

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

What is that backlit ROG logo on the bottom? I need one...for science...

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

It's a custom RGB lightbox for the Air 540 from ColdZero. I also commissioned them for a custom ROG cover. :P

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Ah, thanks! Nice build btw

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

How did you commission them?

  • 27 months ago
  • 3 points

Just sent them an email with my request and went from there.

  • 26 months ago
  • 1 point

Does the cover for your lightbox sit on top of the lightbox where you could remove just the cover at anytime or is it connected to the lightbox? Great build by the way! I am looking for a case for my first build and I really like this case and what you have done with it.

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  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

They sure do. If your case isn't listed there, they could probably custom build one, too.

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Really stunning! Could you add some external views, like with the side-panel on, etc?

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

New pics added! :)

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

I'll clean up my desk and take a few later tonight. :P

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

wow sexy rig!

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

can you add the whole setup?

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

What do you mean?

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

oh sorry a picture of your whole setup if it is put together

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

You mean the PC? There are pics of it at the top. Or do you mean the desk and everything?

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

the desk and everything

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

New pics added! :)

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

What a beauty :O Love the color scheme!

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Details? We need more pictures! This is a feature level post!

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

New pics added! Working on details now..

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

..so... do you like overwatch?

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

I dabble. :P

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Ya I thought so, maybe just alittle

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

That is cool. It's an interesting idea to have the pump and reservoir hidden. How did you get the Logitech G900 for $75?

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Best Buy Black Friday sale!

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

I have one and it is the best mouse that I have ever had. I bought it off of amazon for about $100.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

I wholly agree, hands down. I was skeptical at first, but after using it -- I'd gladly pay MSRP twice over. There's simply no comparing.

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Gorgeous. This better get featured.

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Gorgeous!!

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

What are your OC settings?

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

5.2@1.405V adaptive, LLC 3

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

What are your temps? I think you hit the lotto with that cpu!

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

You really love the neon color for your build

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Man this looks sharp, I like the black tubing.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Let's get some temp and voltage numbers :)

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Thicc HAF!

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Very, very cool build! Do you mind posting CPU and GPU temps when you get the chance?

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Even though you used soft tubing the whole setup looks really good! I'm not a huge fan of over the top RGB lighting so the single colour is a nice touch as well

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

HOLY ****

+762767267638428746712597649174697846786129784789462976946187436187246

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

I sound lik a hater, i realize dat, yo.

but why did ya pick the 7700k over like a 1700 or 1700x?

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

I pre-ordered a 7700k before Ryzen was ever released, actually. Aside from that, though, the 7700k still beats out Ryzen for gaming at the moment.

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

7700k still beats out Ryzen for gaming at the moment

That isn't going to change either.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Yea, but don't tell me all ya do is gaming. Let's be real here.

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

I watch youtube and browse the web. But other than that I only game. I have no use for more than 4 cores.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Ok, but a lot of ppl do more stuff...

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

This rig? Yea, it's exclusively a gaming machine. I have another rig with a 6600k/GTX1080 in the living room strictly for Oculus/VR. For everything else (work/web/coding) I use my MacBook Pro.

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

o7 Hog

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm holding hope out that this is just a long-troll from Blizzard. They'll do Hog right.. please :(

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

o7 hog, you were good son, real good, maybe even the best, like the purple theme,.

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

You really like purple. And now, so do I.

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

great work +1

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Isn't a toaster supposed to be hot? Why watercool it. Seriously this a great build, love the black piping

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Congratulations on the feature. When I saw this yesterday I was actually thinking that this build deserves a feature and wondered why it wasn't. But now it is here for a bunch of PCPP users to see.

  • 22 months ago
  • 2 points

Still my favorite build on this site, keep going back and visiting this page

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! :)

  • 22 months ago
  • 2 points

This is one of the best pc build I've ever see absolutely stunned

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! :)

  • 19 months ago
  • 2 points

Did you connect the Katana via optical, usb or 3.5mm? I understand software is probably needed for the RGB lighting, but is it plug-n-play for the sound or is a bunch of bloatware required?

  • 19 months ago
  • 2 points

The Katana is connected to my PC via USB and my MacBook via TOSLINK/optical. For audio, yes, it's plug and play. In order to manage the profiles/RGB, you need the Sound Blaster Connect application (which, as far as third-party software goes, isn't that bad).

You can configure the profiles, load them to the Katana, then disable the Sound Blaster Connect app (that's what I do).

  • 19 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks, My ASUS Z370i MB has an optical S/PDIF output, I assume I can use that instead of USB? I live in Hong Kong and my Katana from Amazon should be here in a couple days. Tough choice between the Katana and Logitech's G560 lightsync gaming speaker. I decided to go with the Katana to simplify desk clutter. I only hope the Katana will fit beneath my 34" DELL Alienware curved AW3418DW monitor.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

I like how you havent used the see-through ones like everyone else always uses, but i think this would've been cool if the pipes were like a UV-Purple :O +1

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

why stop at the toaster mate? why not watercolor the microwave, or the stove, heck why not the heater while you're at it?

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

bruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuh, pant pant. This is insane!!!!!! +highest-possible-number

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

I have never seen non-transparent tubing on a custom loop before. It looks really good actually.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

What is that ROG logo at the bottom of the case?

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

I have always hated on soft tubed builds but man.. This is beauty.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

How did you put the original backplate of the Strix the graphics card? On the ekwb page says it is not compatible

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Despite what EKWB says, the original backplate fits with selective screw placement. I wrote about it here.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

+1 for description, build looks good too...

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Behemoth!

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Absolutely superb! Congratulations and well done. Laughed at the opening line of your description after looking through the pics.

How's that Guinness Nitro tasting?

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

It tasted.. glorious. :)

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

nutt

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

+1 greatest and cleanest-looking soft tubing build ever and looks better than hardline

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Maan

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

What is the ROG plate at the bottom of the case? Is that OEM or custom built? Also, it looks like its RGB, I'm sorry if you have it written somewhere!

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

It's a custom RGB lightbox for the Air 540 from ColdZero. I also commissioned them for a custom ROG cover. :P

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

SO ******* CLEAN! +1!

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Black tubing is underrated.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Is the front rad fanless? And if want to do anything remotely close to that looks like im gonna have to get rid of this r9 390 strix edition cuz even in a case like the 540 it takes up too much space

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

No, there are 2 EK-Vardar 120's up front.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

This is the absolute cleanest soft tubing loop I have EVER seen. Great Job!

That Matte tubing tho... so nice

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Where did u get that reaper statue in pic 29 from? Was it collectors edition? Gotta say, no one has ever made black tubing so sexy.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! The Reaper statue came from the Blizzard store. I also pre-ordered the Widowmaker one, which will hopefully be shipping soon. :)

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Gorgeous. I love the stealth. Excellent work!

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

+1 for Behemoth poster

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Did you buy that anti-sag bracket or is that custom made?

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Bought from Mnpctech. It's milled CNC aluminum, and by far the best bracket I've used (I've tried about 3 or 4).

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Okay awesome, thanks for the reply. Sick build man!

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

This is simply beautiful. I am so upset tho! I have literally the same name for my PC in the air540 and it doesn't touch this. I was happy until now thanks! Just messing with you this is one heck of a rig.

Can you let me know where or how you made that bottom cover for the case. I MUST HAVE WHITE ONE!!!

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

It's a RGB lightbox, custom made for the Air 540 by ColdZero. The top is usually translucent acrylic, which has a white appearance when off. Mine looks a bit different, since I commissioned a custom top with ROG logo.

If you're not looking for RGB/LED, they do make custom midplates, too. I'm sure if you requested a white one, they would have no problem accommodating.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Ah shoot I'm in the US. I have to see if there are any companies that do that here. Thank you and amazing build brother.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm in the U.S., too. They ship internationally, and believe it or not the cost is quite reasonable. Much less than I thought it would be.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

No way!! Sweet man thank you! May I ask how you got yours? You just asked them?

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Well, for the lightbox itself -- nothing special is needed. It's all handled through their store, so just add it to your cart and checkout.

If you want a custom top cover made for it, then yes, you would need to use the Contact Us form and let Ricardo know what you're looking for. If it's something he can do, he will put together a mock up for you, and once you approve it, it will be placed on the store under Custom Orders for you to order. That's it.

Oh, and don't worry. Ricardo types/reads English just fine -- I never ran into any language barriers. He's a great guy.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

What's holding up your G900? 3D print?

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points
  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

looks sick

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm not even a fan of the air 540 but damn that's beautiful

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Finally, a high-spec build that uses plain black flexible tube (and well matched to the fittings). This is something very close to what I've been thinking as the ideal loop: 1) Flexible tubing to remove unnecessary bends and thus loop pressure points/resistance; (2) black ZMT tubing as it has very high resistance and of course should not discolour - i.e. loop efficiency and lower maintenance rather than looks.

That said, it also looks darn good!

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Sweet Dawg

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

+1 for everything overwatch, that Reaper statue is killer! +1 for the awesome soft-tubing set-up. +1 for the cleanness of those cables (like wow, management is amazing). +1 for the awesome stand for your mouse (do they make one for the G502?). +1 for the awesome build. -4 because, no matter how hard I smash that upvote button, I can only upvote once. Killer build!

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

What is the name of the mount you are using for both of your monitors? Is it drilled into the desk or clamped? Would you recommend it?

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

It's the Loctek D5DH, and I have it clamped onto my desk. I can't say enough great things about the mount, it's rock solid, and it stays exactly where you set it -- absolutely no drifting.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you for the insight!

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

I'd be paranoid about the res mounted over the PSU like that, but nice build.

  • 27 months ago
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Honestly, I'd rather short my PSU than my GPU or Motherboard.. :P

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

magn2o, do you have any better pictures of the front rad setup, where are the fans on that rad? I only ask cause im thinking of purchasing this case and i have a 1080ti Poseidon which is a long card and im curious of its comparability

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Sure, the fans are simply mounted in the front of the case under the front shroud. Here's a pic.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you sir. Beauty build. Ended up buying an Air 740, your build is an inspiration.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Never mind i realize there is enough space between the front fascia and the case to mount the fans and just have the radiator inside. Thanks.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

******* incredible!

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

That's a sweet build and setup. I love the colors, very nice :)

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

How often do you use the g-sync? And does it make a huge difference to you when playing games?

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Well, at the moment I'm only really playing Overwatch, so Gsync doesn't really help since I can maintain high enough framerates. However, when I get crazy and max out something more demanding running 1440@144, then yea, Gsync steps up and makes a big difference.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Damm, that is a crazy CPU overclock, nice job with that.

+1

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

DANK +1

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

+1 for Guinness Nitro.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Can you provide a link to the fittings you used? cant find it listed in the part list. I've love to replicate this but in a Phanteks P400

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Amazing attention to detail, great work!

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Out of curiosity when picking your components did you set the filter to high to low and pick top choice?

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

It seems that way, right? LOL. The 3 most deciding factors for me when picking components were: manufacturer, performance (where applicable), and aesthetic. :P

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

how did you get that lightbox in us? i can only find it in eu

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

The company who makes it, Coldzero, is based out of Portugal, but they ship to the US.

  • 27 months ago
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can you cut the lightbox some?i gotta a 360 in the front rad and I'm not going without it.lol.if not,i can just build one from acrylic,figured id check to see and save me some time and just cut it to fit around the side and bottom fittings,ive make a bottom plate b4 but totally cut the whole bottom panel out of the 540 case,dont wanna really do all the modding and I can still use my ssds and hot swap em out when needed still if the box is able to be modded a little bit,great build btw!!!:) 1+ from me on this one,and if ya have lot of rads and blocks left id buy them from you for close to retail!!either way,lemme know about the light box thou,i do like the idea and would save me a good bit of time!!

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm looking to build myself a pic wih custom water cooling and was wondering how you know what you need for it. I probably will wait until I'm a bit more confident to do the hard tubing and I'll stick with your idea. Great looking build btw

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

And, another question, do you think custom cooling is worth it?

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Depends what you're looking for and what your requirements are. If you're looking at it from a purely performance aspect -- then probably not. You can just as easily get an AIO or high-end air cooler and accomplish that. But if you're aiming for low-noise, or for a purely aesthetic appeal -- then most definitely. :)

  • 26 months ago
  • 1 point

Super Clean, and honored to see how the GPU support fit your theme perfectly,

  • 26 months ago
  • 1 point

Sweet build! where did you get the RGB lightbox? I found the Coldzero site in Europe and really interested in one for my 540. Did you make the ROG plate? I have the same ROG theme for my build and want to go the same route.

  • 25 months ago
  • 1 point

I was just looking through builds to excite myself for my build, really close to yours. And I just fell in love! Being an ROG B***h myself I totally loved yours! Excellent work on it, and coming from my last water cooled build which I ditched to start new ( had a Maximus v extreme, 2600k, two 980s) all water cooled and had a leak that killed an old 980. Now I cannot wait! Might do my mistakes again and go water cooling again lol.

What is that ROG panel in the bottom btw ? Is it a custom cut with lightnings under it ?

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

It's a RGB lightbox, custom made for the Air 540 by ColdZero. The top is usually translucent acrylic, which has a white appearance when off. Mine looks a bit different, since I commissioned a custom top with ROG logo.

  • 25 months ago
  • 1 point

Does Hue+ for the fans play nice with Asus Aura Sync?

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Well, they play nice in that they coexist together just fine. Aura does not control the NZXT fans, though.

  • 25 months ago
  • 1 point

Are there any conflicts with cam and aura?

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Nope, none that I can tell.

  • 25 months ago
  • 1 point

Commenting so I can come back and reference this for my own build, absolutely beautiful work!

  • 24 months ago
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Thanks! :)

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Not only is this the most visually appealing build I've ever seen, but the description makes it that much better. I'm bookmarking and sharing this to everyone.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

what's your monitor stand? and this build is clean man.

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! I'm using a Loctek D5DH.

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

I find myself coming back to this build just because of how beautiful it is.

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

awesome build! enough said...

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! :)

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

Weird choice on the Air 540, looks good though

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

You think so? I've always been a fan of the 'cube' look, more of a less-traditional PC case. Plus, the fact that all of the "ugly stuff" (e.g. PSU, cabling, etc) can be hidden in the back was a huge plus for me.

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah, i am mainly visually focused and i always just find a way to make things work. But the cube cases look pretty good, and are easier to work in, so, you got me there. Great build, i love seeing builds that use tubes that arent all flashy, with subtle colors instead of "extreme rgb everything" looks great dude.

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

this is kinda late, but hows that VRM doing on that motherboard

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

Perfectly fine, I haven't had any issues whatsoever.

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm asking, since you OCd your 7700k to 5.2GHZ which is the max, I would say for a perfectly binned and delided chip, and even then it's going to take a lot of cooling (it's on water) and voltage, which would tax power delivery on the motherboard right? Do you know what your motherboard VRM temps are under load - just curious.

  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

HOLY MAN! +9999999 That is the Cleanest build I have ever seen! I see you have a Mic, do you have a YouTube Channel or Just for Games/Calls

  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

Wow mate. That is a sexy bit of kit! I'm new to building but this is inspiring!

  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

Where did you get that charging stand for the mouse?

  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

I printed it. :P [Thingiverse]

  • 19 months ago
  • 1 point

how did you forget to water-cool your sound card?!?!?!? /s

  • 19 months ago
  • 2 points

lol, you find me the block and I'll toss it in. ;)

  • 19 months ago
  • 1 point

Matte Black and purple. what more can you want?

  • 15 months ago
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Bravo! Amazing build. Within the next month or so I am planning on making my first gaming rig. Yours inspire me. I was thinking on something along the lines of black with gold and maybe some other color but I am not sure. Might hit you up for assistace.

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

This is such a nice soft tubing build. I want to ask: when do you decide to add an angled adapter / fitting and when you do decide to just run with it? I noticed you used one in the front. Thanks!

  • 13 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks! Basically, I decide which type of fitting to use based on how the hose bends. I try to keep the flex of the hose as smooth as possible. :)

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

+1 for leaving the sli bridge covers on

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

PLEASE WATER COOL YOUR TOASTER AND MAKE IT A BUILD ON PCPP

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Overclock to the MAX I'll tell ya

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

What is the build like now?, would like an update :D

Looks awesome.

  • 23 months ago
  • 0 points

You should water-cool your new Razer Toaster.

  • 22 months ago
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What are those rings on the fans? Are they the actual fans themselves or like a case? Amazing PC btw 5.2 OC is nuts man!

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

They're part of the fans, the NZXT Aer RGB.

  • 22 months ago
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Whats that thing under your monitor? The thing that gives off the glow.

  • 21 months ago
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  • 27 months ago
  • 3 points

Comments like this are not appropriate for this site.

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  • 27 months ago
  • 3 points

Finally! Someone puts 2 and 2 together. :D

Inspiration wise, it comes from one of my favorite Behemoth songs, "The Nephilim Rising". That, coupled with the story of the Nephilim, I couldn't pass up on the irony. :)

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  • 27 months ago
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it is

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  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Yep, you cut to length. I just used a razor knife. It cuts like butter.

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  • 27 months ago
  • 5 points

Good question! The pump and PSU are in the back, behind the motherboard. I've uploaded some pics of the "forgotten realm" where I hide things. :P

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  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh, I have nothing but good things to say about the ZMT. I'd definitely use it again.

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  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

It's the Rode PSA1.

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