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Singularity Spectre 2.0[First Build]

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Goals

  • Help with me studying and running deep learning models
  • Run games
  • Have overclocking abilities

 

Specs

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PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: Intel Core i7-7800X 3.5 GHz 6-Core Processor  ($424.43 @ Amazon) 
Motherboard: Asus ROG RAMPAGE VI EXTREME EATX LGA2066 Motherboard 
Memory: G.Skill Trident Z RGB 64 GB (4 x 16 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory  ($384.99 @ Newegg) 
Storage: Crucial MX500 1 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive  ($114.99 @ B&H) 
Storage: HP EX920 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive  ($149.99 @ Amazon) 
Storage: Intel 660p Series 1.02 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive  ($124.99 @ B&H) 
Storage: Intel 660p Series 1.02 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive  ($124.99 @ B&H) 
Storage: Toshiba X300 5 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($138.49 @ Amazon) 
Video Card: NVIDIA Titan Xp 12 GB Video Card 
Power Supply: Corsair RMx 1000 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply  ($204.99 @ Best Buy) 
Monitor: Alienware AW3420DW 34.1" 3440x1440 120 Hz Monitor  ($1244.99 @ Amazon) 
Mouse: Mad Catz The Authentic R.A.T 8+ Wired Optical Mouse  ($72.99 @ Newegg) 
Custom: KBD_KEEB (Purchased)
Custom: Singularity Spectre Case 
Custom: cable_mod_pro_kit_black_green 
Total: $2985.84
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-04-09 11:24 EDT-0400

 

Watercooling parts
D5 pump w/singularity  (Purchased yet to arrive) 
2x alphacool 360 rads (Purchased) 
6x deepcool-mf120s3 fans (Purchased)
EK-Velocity RGB - Nickel + Plexi (Purchased)

EK-FC GeForce GTX FE - Nickel (Purchased)

EK-FC1080 GTX Ti Backplate - Nickel (Purchased)

Singularity 16mm acrylic tube clear (Purchased)

Mayhems Pastel V2 - UV Green 1 Ltr Premixed(Purchased) 

 

Yet to order

compression fittings and valve

 

Overview

I'm(a colossal noob) trying to build a system that can run deep learning rig with graphic card capabilities. Since I may also overclock these parts, I thought it would better if get a chassis that would help with water-cooling.

 

The chassis(spectre 2.0) is from singularity computers(shout out to Daniel Cannon) has integrated cable management, a reservoir for cooling liquid, and a PSU compartment. The inspirations are previous builds from Jayz two cents' Beerbongs and Bentleys Custom PC Case!, Linus, and l3p spectre

 

The PSU shroud has provision for attaching a vertical GPU mount. With the mount, only a single SSD can be hooked up on the shroud. Still figuring out if I should use a bracket for the HDD.

 

Most of the parts were ordered a year ago. I was worried that TitanXP water blocks would have got decommissioned since the introduction of the RTX series. Fortunately, EKWB has compatible blocks and backplates.

 

I haven't designed the loop yet since it needs a lot more research than I expected.

 

So here's the chassis build progress. I'll update you more.

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Cool stuff, especially the H100i!

I've never tried liquid cooling, mostly because I'm unusually paranoid of the possibility of a leak. Whenever I try and experiment with liquid cooling, my brain gives me this equation:

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leak + liquid cooling + computer parts = unusable bits of silicon.

Good luck with your build.


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is this build finalized, like have you purchased any of the parts other then the case?

edit didnt see that you said that all the parts were already ordered a year ago


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Posted · Original PosterOP
3 hours ago, xdeathshot20 said:

is this build finalized, like have you purchased any of the parts other then the case?

edit didnt see that you said that all the parts were already ordered a year ago

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Cant wait to see how this turns out, why did you order a pump top when the case already has a place for the pump?


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Posted · Original PosterOP
On 2/22/2020 at 9:25 PM, Vegard_ said:

Cant wait to see how this turns out, why did you order a pump top when the case already has a place for the pump?

Thanks for pointing it out. My bad. Updated the link to point to D5 pump.
 

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Seems like cable mod cables may take a little bit of time to ship due to corona virus outbreak. Hope the organization looks out for the workforce.
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Posted · Original PosterOP

Since the cable mod team is still working on the sleeved cables, just did a smoke test to check the conditions of mobo, RAM, graphics card, and m2 SSDs. The test involved no OS or CPU cooler. I used the stock cables from corsair.   

 

The mobo has a DIMM2 card to hold two SSDs and an extra SSD slot under the armor. Yet to decide whether to two cool these SSDs.

 

The mobo also has a live dash to display the CPU, memory and other component liveliness which I could capture only to a small extent.  

 

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Cable Mod's sleeved cables and few other parts got delivered. Will update with more build progress.

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Posted (edited) · Original PosterOP

I hope everyone has quarantined themselves and is staying safe.

 

My country has gone into lockdown for a period of 21days. Not much progress has been made with the build a few of the parts are still stuck at the post office.

 

Meanwhile, I thought I'd pose these questions and ask for suggestions

  1. Should I plug this into a 2-pin W_IN header as shown below? The manual says the header is for monitoring the liquid cooling system.

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         Or plug into T_SENSOR1 which is meant for thermistor cable.

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  • Have two alphacool nexxos 360mm radiators(for top and front panel) which are to be cooled by Deepcool mf120 fans(Each box includes 3 fans. Each fan is controlled by a single fan controller powered by a SATA connector and a PWM header connector. The fan controller can connect up to 3 fans at once. Have box 2 boxes. One for each radiator. RGB illumination can only be controlled through an app over WIFI). Thought I'd connect two 4-pin PWM headers to ASUS MOBO's fan headers and control the fan speed through ASUS's fan expert 4 utility. These are the fan connectors.

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  1. Should I connect one pwm connector to CPU_FAN header and another one to any other one(like H_AMP_FAN or CHA_FAN1)? I have also seen MOBO throw up an error saying that "CPU fan is not detected" during tests. So, the CPU_FAN header needs to be occupied no matter what. 
  2. Or should I with CHA_FAN1 and CHA_FAN2 which are meant for chassis fans.

 

Bumping...

 

Added the link to few solutions from another subforum

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Not a lot of progress has been made since the last post due to lockdown.

However I did try to mount the fans on the panels and test them for working. Had to wire the power cables through the panel for better management. The fans are loud AF. May be it might get silent once the curves are set.

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