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Oct 28, 2014 Written by:ROG Article

You may already know bOddaker as the mastermind behind mods such as TRON Lightcycle, Neptune's Trident and Battlestar Galactica.  Now he's back!  Now with a new creation dubbed NightStrix.  Check out his progress as he took on the challenge.

Here's his build log for a more in-depth look, and you can see some of his previous mods here.

Inception to Contraption

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Hardware:

  • ASUS Strix graphics card
  • ROG Maximus VII Hero
  • Cooler Master V1200 Platinum PSU
  • Cooler Master Nepton 280L1

Video Card Blingage

All the badges and decals were removed, then covered with tasty carbon fiber vinyl.

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Building the Foundations

After the acrylic arrived, it was time to put in the power supply to make sure everything fits snug.

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Mount the Hardware

Let's see if the bulkheads or the motherboard tray require any adjustments.

 

 

The cover

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Installing Liquid Cooling

Slots in each bulkhead are required to allow the tubing to pass through.  The slots are then filled in later.

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Carbon Fiberize

Vinyl is applied on the bulkhead, then trimmed.

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Get the Basics Down

A metal base and some aluminium brackets hold and house the bulkheads and GPU in place.  Even the feet had carbon fiber vinyl applied.

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Gear Up

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Mounting the Video Card

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Finishing Touches

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Behold!

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Presenting the NightStrix

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