thats how much 1070 costed 1.5 years ago lol
1080 was closer to $800
I had the top fans as intakes as I want to maintain a positive pressure inside the case. A negative pressure in the case would suck all the dust inside.
But for sure the riing fans facing inward would have looked much better :)
rad mount bracket is by barrow. Fits standard 120mm fan holes so no problem there you can use any 120 to 360 res. The res mounts you need to be careful due to res outer diameter compatibility. I used bitspower res mounts but have switched them out for the cleaner looking ek version both of which were fine for my bitspower 60mm o.d res. let me know if you need More info.
Just watch out not to get sunlight in the Oculus lenses!!!
I'm guessing that baby gate is to keep something out, not in right?
Sweet setup! +1!
dat color matching tho
Amazing that you fit that all in there. Looks great!
Are those Primochill SX revolver fittings?
Glad you like it. If you are looking for advice, the best I can give is try to plan everything out before you just dive in buying parts and putting stuff together i.e compatibility, dimensions, budget etc. If this is your very first build, knowing a bit about basic pc building will help a lot. I would suggest investing a fair amount of research time on custom water cooling but there isn't anything you can't learn about it that isn't available on the internet.
Basic steps i think would be pick your major components first, case/mb/cpu/gpu, then choose your blocks, pump, res, rads and fans, size your psu, choose your tubing and liquid type, plan your loop, add any finishing components, flow meters, lighting etc., acquire parts, build!
You may not be able to get every detail on paper but having a pretty good idea of how you want the machine to look and function will save you many !#%&# moments during the build process.
Hope that helps
Oh man love that brass tube
Enjoyed watching your build videos of this Ed. Turned out awesome!
P.S. Would like to see more builds/reviews of custom watercooling stuff on your channel!
Is that the Rockit 88 tool? Looks pretty safe and simple but will cost me about $100 to get it!!!
No money left after this lol!!!
Hey thanks. your black and gold build looks awesome. Enjoyed your build video of it as well. Loved the part where water was leaking all over the place and ur kid crying in the background lol.
Subscribed to your channel!!!
Thanks for the comment!
This is the first piece of Gigabyte hardware I've ever owned and it seems pretty good but the software is terrible!!! Gigabyte app centre.......such a joke.
You did!! Thanks a lot!!!!!
Thanks! Your cpu temps pre-delid are very close to mine.
Did you use a tool to de-lid?
Yeah it scares me a bit too but I had to do it!
Dreading the day I have to take it apart for maintenance lol
Hey thanks for idea! Next time I take it apart for maintenance, I'll def give it a try.
Hard tubing is awesome!!
One of the reason's I went clear this time was I had a bad experience with coloured fluids on my first watercooled build. All my blocks, fittings and tubes got stained and gummed up including some really expensive quick disconnects that I had to throw in the trash. Had to scrub my cpu waterblock with a toothbrush till my arm fell off. Since then I've been afraid to put that crap anywhere near my parts cause that stuff is way too expensive.
Though I've been reading some people saying that they've improved the premixed fluids a lot now.
Thanks!! I'm glad you like it
Glad you noticed! I figured I better be able to see my entire mobo, the thing costed an arm and leg!!!
It's very tempting I've been looking at getting the Rockit 88 de-lid/re-lid kit but at the same time it makes me upset that I have to shell out another $100 (shipping included) so that my CPU should operate the way a $500 chip should out of the box. Damn you Intel!!!!
Thanks for the comment! I'm actually really disappointed in the G.skill and Gigabyte software. Even though it's still in beta its not stable at all. I used to have an Asus mobo with AIsuite and that worked a lot better than the Gigabyte software.
Thanks! The SSD was reused from my old build as well as my radiator.
I'm sure PETG is alot easier to bend than conduit. I work with a lot of electricians and it doesn't look easy at all.
PETG is actually pretty robust and forgiving. Cuts easy and clean and doesn't take a whole lot of heat to bend.
Only downsides are like I said before is that it has poor liquid compatibility and I've read a lot of comments saying that it's not as clear as acrylic tube and scratches easier as well.
I have 2 kids under 5 that haven't be diagnosed with anything and I can barely function on the daily and here you are restoring cars and still building wicked machines.
I feel ya on the wife thing tho I've gotten myself into a similar situation with mine. Last few boxes had to get snuck in the house lol.
Love the centerpiece res.
And the name too lol
dat res tho. +1!
Can't find a single flaw in this build. Everything on point. Amazing pics too. Go(Oh) Canada!!!
Amazing how you fit that loop in there with 16mm tube too! Super clean.
lol@ your wife saying it looked "okay" my wife just said I'm a loser and that she wishes I would pay as much attention to her as I did my "new girlfriend" aka my new pc.
Hey thanks. It's PETG tubing by Bitspower. Only down side I found to it is that it's not recommended for use with ethylene glycol based liquids which is most of them now.
lol while I was in the middle of the build I was having nightmares that I woke up in the morning with my build on the floor smashed to pieces.......luckily didn't happen. Kids man hahaha
Ya I saw that Intel response on some headlines....market a chip for overclocking and then tell the owners not to overclock it. Right.......
+1 Wicked itx build. Great component choices. Clean.
How straightforward was the delidding process? Any tips? Looks like it was worth it for you shaving off almost 30C.
I'm also experiencing high temps on my 7700k and am wondering what it could do for my chip.....