Feb 13, 2012 Written by:

ASUS ROG-TJ11 Diablo III Case Mod By Ban Nguyen

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Late last year we saw the fantastic ROG Rampage Mod by Ban Nguyen, and now he's back again, this time attacking a standard Silverstone TJ11 to shoehorn in some watercooled ROG love, all wrapped in Blizzards upcoming Diablo 3 designs with his latest ROG-TJ11 Diablo III Case Mod. Be sure to see the link to bit-tech's modding forum for more intimate updates, but first here's from start to finish:

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1. Stripping down the TJ11

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2. Making the radiator brackets

This fits two Black Ice GTX 280 radiators, with the idea that it's easier to install/remove with a central bracket.

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3. Preparing the pumps and BitsPower barbs

Two D5 and RP450 pumps from Koolance, with a complete set of BitsPower 90º rotary adapters and SLI connectors.

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4. Preparing the GPU blocks and taking it for a test run

The EK VGA blocks for his two ASUS GTX 580 DirectCU II. At first it was a bit difficult to setup:

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5. The interconnect plate

Measurements are take for the rear interconnect plate - a signature feature of Ban, where he uses solid piping to move the liquid plane movement into a fixed area. The effect is always aesthetically beautiful.

The bottom plate connects the pump, radiator and graphics cards.

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6. Custom Reserviors

Customized reservoirs were made to fit the TJ11 specifically. Acrylic and super glue (CHCL3) provide an air-tight seal.  It connects both pumps to two separate loops.

To make it look nicer, Ban covered it in custom cut Diablo 3/Blizzard covers. Note how he uses the O in to fit a barb.

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7. Testing out the red lighting

Looks good so far!

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8. Close-ups of the fitted ROG hardware as it progresses

With the neatest way to overcome the watercooled SLI issue:

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9. Testing the interconnect plate

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10. Adding red detailing to the TJ11

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11. Cabling update

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12. Front panel design

You'll see the effect in the final pictures on page 4...

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The final result: ASUS ROG-TJ11 Diablo III Case Mod, By Ban Nguyen

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