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Posted · Original PosterOP

20. December


Spoiled my moods by getting a bike stolen.


21. December


Got introduced to the game Ring of Elysium and ended up playing it for pretty close to all day with friends getting a good amount of wins.


22. December


Last christmas shopping done


23. December


Picked up a free christmas tree, wrapped presents and a lot more


24. December


Pleased with I named this thread December project, and not christmas project.

Everything did not go as planned, but the month is not over so I might actually still be able to turn it on before new year.


Taking a small christmas break with family, so no work will be done the coming days, but Ill be back later with more mods.


Merry Christmas


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Posted · Original PosterOP

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Almost made it possible in December, but not fully finished. Hit a few roadblocks on the way and now the family is back home from their long holliday, so im again workerant, houseowner, family dad and husband - bit of a puzzle to be modder on the side, so I will return with more progress whenever possible.

Its not like I actually need this pc, this build is purely because I can sort of thing...

 

See ya'!


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I still have not given up on this project, it just takes quite a while, mainly because a lot of it is disassemble, paint/mod, assemble - and that alone takes tons of time...

Beside that there is still a job to deal with, a family and some stuff because we own a house, so everything takes time.

I think its about time you guys get a proper update.

 

One of the things I have done, is to disassemble one of the graphics cards and change thermal pads - and that alone was surely about time!

 

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The blue ones are the new ones, I switched out one pad before I took the picture, oops.

 

This graphics card is pretty insane...

MATRIX-HD7970-P-3GD5. Disassembled and its build like a tank!

 

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No matter all the work, it was sure worth it.

 

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By the way, I still dont know if any of the hardware is faulty. But I have taken the chance and installed the best old-school CPU I have laying around, I just hope the BIOS can handle it without a BIOS flash.

 

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I even lapped it as it was not really equally flat in all corners.

 

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I guess my luck with hardware is greater than most, have not really been measuring a lot in this build, I just wing it, and see here how close it was that the CPU block would not fit, damn.

 

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Seriously, there is 1mm of space!

 

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It is after all an AIO, så the tank is build into the rad, but it was too boring.

The build is car inspired, so I have wrapped the rad in gold heat shield like you do with engine parts on track cars.

 

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I dont know when next update will come, by now this build is more art than practical, so its even a surprise to me if it actually runs when I first time turn it on... but honestly, at this point I dont really care if it dont, its just pretty to look at.

 

 

 

See ya!


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Posted · Original PosterOP

I know its been over 1 month since last post and the thread have been dead silent, I have been really busy with "real life" and ideas evolve over time and changes the original plan a little

 

Oh, and I've started playing a "new" game - Sea of Thieves, that takes a load of time too

 

So, what I wanted to update you on is, I have painted the new toppanel like 7 times, 2 black layers and 5 blue, with a little sanding in between for total smoothness, takes a really really long time too

My radiator is only 240mm for the CPU, so looked bonkers having a 3x120 space in the top panel on the 800D cabinet, im sorting it by remaking the top, it will be all worth it, just wait.

 

 

Sneak peak:

 

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I'll Be Back.....


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Came to think about during test-fitting of CPU loop that its almost impossible to fill liquid in that loop...

  • I can't unmount CPU block because of the way the GPU radiator is mounted.
  • I can not mount the CPU radiator full of liquid, because I cant measure the CPU tubes correctly before the CPU radiator is placed where it should be.
  • I don't want to mount and unmount everything more than I have to.
  • I want to mount the CPU rad so its res is facing towards the front, the res is an eyesore and the CPU tubes will be shortest this was for maximum pressure on the CPU


There is standard G 1/4 in the res on CPU rad, but its placed almost all up against the front, right above the DVD drive.
Im thinking of making a fillport somewhere with some standard water cooling parts...

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It just got even more complex and expensive... Let me remind you, I still don't know if the hardware is actually alive (its dang old, and I forgot to test it before I exploded it all to pieces and am trying to make it into a full build again), also I don't really need this PC, its just a hobby when I await some other newer tasks to hit me


Come back later for more............


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Came to think about, I have not shared the latest pictures other than on my Instagram (I'm @_at0mac_), sorry

 

There was the day I cleaned fans and soldered a broken one

 

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And there was a day I mounted the top panel and test fittet the CPU rad with fans on

 

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The new flat top in metallic blue and chrome air filter looks soo mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm imo. Most likely you have never seen a Corsair 800D like this before


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hehe another thought, did you know this thread is on 4 different pages at the same time?


I can almost fit all 4 in a reasonable resolution on my 32" monitor at the same time.

 

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Daily I converse and write in both English and Danish, so why not share the tech enthusiasm 😍


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Solution for the filling issue? - use more hose!

 

But need some fittings to do so, these look a lot like im going to do plumbing on some  kind of house issue with the design/colors these have

 

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Am now waiting for a package before I can continue...


C'ya later...…..


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