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Comment reply on Dutch_PCbuilds's Completed Build: Liquid Steel

  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

I adore this. This actually reminds me of a similar 'frame' design I did a while back using a 3d printed motherboard tray that used 180mm fan holes mounted directly to a 180mm radiator with a small pedestal at the bottom with an SFX PSU. was a really simple little L shape - yours is far more realised and, in my opinion, effective as a final design - great work and feature well deserved.

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon 2.0

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

I didn't, however orientation is restricted due to the IO cover so keep that in mind. The main restriction I had was the RAM height as I was using it with a slim 120mm fan.

Comment reply on daniyelfps's Completed Build: My portable PC for Lans - Dan A4 V4

  • 3 months ago
  • 2 points

Looks great - best ITX motherboard (I have the same one) - I really like your unsleeved cables - I think SFF they can really improve the look of the build

Comment reply on idk_alex's Completed Build: Ghost S1 2019 Build

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

Noctua L12S is a few millimeters taller than Ghost S1 supports - the older L12 fits with about 1-2mm spare.

Comment reply on idk_alex's Completed Build: Ghost S1 2019 Build

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks great - really unfortunate you can't get the older L12 to avoid bending it, but you can't tell and it looks really clean.

Is there any reason you can't install it in the other direction to mount a bottom slim fan for assisting airflow?

Comment reply on vizicore's Completed Build: Sunmilo T03 10L SFF ITX Build

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

Great build - was there any space at the bottom for some slim fans to assist the flow of air bottom to top?

Sandwich layouts with top rads can benefit a huge amount with bottom fans - also the GPU cable runs look fantastic!

Comment reply on vfridman's Completed Build: Rocinante

  • 4 months ago
  • 7 points

Makes perfect sense, thanks for the reply!

Comment reply on vfridman's Completed Build: Rocinante

  • 4 months ago
  • 14 points

All these comments about choices based around gaming show they didn't read the description...

Was there any reason you opted for the 9980XE over a Threadripper 2990WX? Do your particular work loads tend to favor Intel or was it purely to allow for the use of Optane drives and their search algorithms?

Either way, stunning PC! I find it funny people invest more in a home PC than a work PC when chances are they're spending more time on their Work PC xD I'd do something similar but I've changed roles to one that requires me to be mobile so ZenBook Pro Duo for me :(

Comment reply on Makirole's Completed Build: Aetos - 3D Printed/CNC Machined ITX LAN Rig

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Spectacular build man! One of the cleanest and best executed custom cases I've seen in a while - that backplate is a work of art!

Have you got a thread on SFF Lab forums? I feel like a lot of members there would love to see the process and thought behind the case. +1

Comment reply on stardog573's Completed Build: Phanteks Evolv Shift Custom Loop

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

Very nice build, did you do the front machining yourself or get someone else do it?

I think your grills on the front is the nicest I've seen on a triple rad Shift - most use massive hex/circle holes which don't look as good as yours so very nice work!

Comment reply on the0blackhat's Completed Build: Black Lightning

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

I agree it looks better on air, the GPU shroud brings the whole them together and the Heatsink fills out a lot of the space in the top, WC looked a bit empty.

On air it's a fantastic looking build, great work.

Comment reply on ApocPony's Completed Build: NASCAN the 3d printed NAS

  • 7 months ago
  • 2 points

That's a stunning design - would be cool with one of the 3rd gen Ryzen APU's as a tiny little gaming machine.

Comment reply on Acquire's Completed Build: Blue Ghost

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build and great run down of the case, I backed the Ghost initially and backed out after 6 months of waiting and no delivery date set and bought an A4 instead - disappointing to hear you're having so many issues on a case that costs that much!

In the end though at least you have a great looking system with awesome specs! Great work :)

Comment reply on Anti-lag's Completed Build: Silent Overkill

  • 7 months ago
  • 2 points

Ah Grim Dawn, the ultimate PC stress test xD Nice to see someone else playing it AND using a Chimera case!

Comment reply on Cloudfire987's Completed Build: Ghost S1 mkII

  • 8 months ago
  • 2 points

I weirdly dig the external rad actually - I feel like if you painted the radiator and got some ring fans that show the lights on the outside you won't even need the top hat :P

Great build though and solid specs, that'll serve you well for a while to come I'm sure!

Comment reply on MSined's Completed Build: Transplanted HTPC to Secondary Desktop PC

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

I actually really appreciate the side shots showing the RAM clearance with the cooler, cos I'm planning on getting this cooler for my build and wasn't sure if it would fit with my memory.

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon 2.0

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

From China to Australia it was a little over a week I think.

Comment reply on v10killer's Completed Build: Custom Meshify C Sky Blue

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

Are you using the Sky Blue front mesh? There's no photos of the front of the case!

Comment reply on revel2k9's Completed Build: Synthwave themed custom Waterloop in Nzxt h400

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm a big believer in using fittings instead of bending tube, and this build perfectly illustrates why! It's just so much cleaner the Pink/White complement each other perfectly. Amazing work my friend, preemptive congrats on the feature ;)

Comment reply on DarTroX's Completed Build: Shrinkage - The Culmination of Poor Self Control

  • 11 months ago
  • 2 points

Welcome to the DanFam! I do the same thing... In fact I'm doing the same thing right now! My A4 system is darn near perfect, so naturally I'm getting a new PC case commissioned and gonna do another PC xD

Comment reply on Stractis's Completed Build: The all Corsair Rig

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

I was about to comment and point out some parts are not Corsair, I'm glad someone else was wise to this betrayal.

Comment reply on mithiral67's Completed Build: Greenhorn Dragon AKA My Overkill Build

  • 11 months ago
  • 2 points

This build gives me MAJOR MDPC MurderBox TJ07 vibes.

Before cases were build for prefect cabling and RGB and black powdercoated steel was the thing.

That's what got me into PC building in the first place, so this build just blows me away with a nostalgic rush. Love it.

Honestly I like the back side more because of how perfect the cables and fittings are xD For reference, this is what I'm referring to: https://www.million-dollar-pc.com/systems-2011/murderbox-mk2/murderbox-mk2.htm

Comment reply on TheSuperPCBuilder's Completed Build: My Mid Range PC Build

  • 12 months ago
  • 4 points

"Mid Range" xD great build and good part selection, but this is definitely a high end computer and quite a beast at that!

Comment reply on Leroy90's Completed Build: Dan Case A4 V3 Ryzen7 1080ti

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey another Dan! Welcome to the club :D how are you finding your CPU temps with the L9a?

Comment reply on NOFEAR10199's Completed Build: Phanteks Shift itx I9-9900k on the cheap

  • 12 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice build, how are you GPU temps with it facing the glass? I've built a couple of Shift systems and always had to face the fans in so the bottom fan gave them fresh air.

Comment reply on obviousthrowaway398's Completed Build: 4k 120hz Gaming Build

  • 12 months ago
  • 6 points

Then I am a sad, shallow man who relies too much on the fickle, materialistic aspects of something that is irrelevant...

Comment reply on obviousthrowaway398's Completed Build: 4k 120hz Gaming Build

  • 12 months ago
  • 2 points

Impressive hardware! But the lack of custom cables for some reason saddens me xD

Would love to see some nice clean grey on grey cables! p.s. I know you don't have a window so it's a non-issue, but neither do I and it's knowing you have stock cables that eats away at your soul ;P

Comment reply on lxtbell2's Completed Build: Project "6": Threadripper SLI in Micro ATX with PETG

  • 12 months ago
  • 2 points

Simple sensational and clean build. Congrats on the feature!

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon 2.0

  • 12 months ago
  • 2 points

The 8700T works great with the Black Ridge, although the first batch issues mean that it doesn't perform much better than my Noctua L9i... Waiting on revised stock before attempting a return at this stage.

I got the RAM through a site called SuperBuy, which is a Chinese purchasing agent who I believe ordered it through TaoBao.

You are correct, good eye. They're the HiFiMan HE-4XX's from Massdrop :D

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon 2.0

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks very much! The GPU cables are pretty much jammed down by the front panel haha, it was a very tight squeeze!

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon 2.0

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks man! it took a few iterations but I'm where I want to be now haha

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon 2.0

  • 12 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks man, I think it makes sense in a case like this

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon 2.0

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! It sure is! I still love being able to carry this amount of power in a backpack haha

Comment reply on ThxAndBye's Completed Build: Louqe Ghost S1 gaming build

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build! I gave up waiting on my Ghost and went for the A4 instead. My build is actually pretty similar to yours except I've got an 8700T instead of the 2600X.

I'm surprised the FTW3 doesn't fit without a top hat in the Ghost were it does in the Dan, although I think the Dan is slightly taller than the Ghost while being narrower.

Glad to see people are getting these and posting them up (finally)

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

I actually just bought Cablemod extensions with EnSourced made Shorty's for this version of the build, although I've just posted my latest revision of this build with my Ensourced custom cables

Comment reply on daltonsollars's Completed Build: HoneyBeeTuf (first build)

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Love the cables, actually inspired my new cable theme I'm getting through Ensourced cos I didn't realise how freaking great the carbon and black diamond paracord looked!

Sensational work!

Comment reply on char_eric's Completed Build: Skyreach 4 mini, i5-8400, 1080 mini

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Great build dude, motherboard LED's look great peeking through and always good to see more SFF builds around!

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon

  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

Bout 40-45 degrees usually. Although I am now running the system with the CPU side panel off cos it looks better and stays cooler. Side panel on you may find your temps start to get into the 80's under load.

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon

  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

It's a Noctua Reduc 92mm, this one is 1600 rpm.

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon

  • 14 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks man, I'm currently waiting on Dan to re-release the windowed panels again so they won't be hidden! And you are correct, HE-4XX's, Aune X7S and an SMSL M8A 32bit/784k DAC. Got a few other tube amps and such around, but this is my core set up :D The larger one on the right is an external 4Tb HDD to avoid using internal drives.

Comment reply on Prodimex's Completed Build: G LAB_006

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Purple/Green theme builds like this never cease to inspire and impress me! Love this build dude, really hope this gets a feature!

On a side note, anyone else see a cactus in the tube runs and reservoir? No? Just me? k...

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks dude! Yeah it's a little pocket rocket this one. Something so satisfying about playing games flawlessly on a 30cm x 100cm desk and not being deafened with fan noise! xD

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

They're pretty nice huh? I was inspired by the GMK Carbon keycap set which have a dark grey/light grey and orange theme which I just really liked.

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks man! :D

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the kind words, I've been trying to achieve this build for a long time and have had a few attempts that didn't quite achieve my goal, I'm extremely happy with how this turned out though!

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks heaps man :D

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

I used to go to Respawn LAN which was one of the only local LANs, these days we all meet at a mate's house which has heaps of space and just make a weekend of it xD

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

I haven't used the CU version of the C7. Base C7 drones a lot so I know longer use it, with the Noctua fan it might be a bit better, but you need to mod it or 3d print an adapter.

This is much quieter and does the trick for me.

Yeah the silver is less often seen but lovely.

Comment reply on LilSalmon's Completed Build: Project Carbon

  • 15 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't have the GPU hoping I'll be better haha, I have a 240hz 1080p display, so the 1080 is perfect as I can easily maintain those FPS's with the necessary settings.

It's more I play Siege at the LAN's I go to a lot so I needed a nice and portable system for that.

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