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  1. -- Dat monsta 560 - the nice thing about QDCs...

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    Dat monsta 560 - the nice thing about QDCs and the CL side mounts is that I can just take it from here and place it right into the case and be done in about 30 seconds.
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  2. Time to put the 2nd 7990 under water: ...

    Time to put the 2nd 7990 under water:

    http://i.imgur.com/5MBk6gTh.png

    I'd already taken the shroud off this one to cool it with some AP15s instead (quieter and cooler than the stock fans). So...
  3. Dual GPUs should always be single slot: ...

    Dual GPUs should always be single slot:

    http://i.imgur.com/B63bZr1h.png

    Much better:

    http://i.imgur.com/czEFcNFh.png

    Derick keeps telling me I can't run 7x7990s on one board, but one day...
  4. Wait for it http://i.imgur.com/AxT6KQCh.png ...

    Wait for it

    http://i.imgur.com/AxT6KQCh.png

    Oh yeahhhhhhh

    http://i.imgur.com/SyvnWqTh.png

    Well one of the 290 blocks was gently used, can you tell?
  5. Dem blocks: http://i.imgur.com/pBmjpDyh.png ...

    Dem blocks:

    http://i.imgur.com/pBmjpDyh.png

    More blocks:

    http://i.imgur.com/dEOrq5mh.png

    Backplates (I already had another two):
  6. So there's a bunch of parts coming in: - Care...

    So there's a bunch of parts coming in:
    - Care package from Monsoon
    - Package from PPCS
    - A bunch of EK parts

    The final build will be
    - R4E + 4930K + 2x7990 + AX1200 + 1TB 840 EVO + 8*4GB 2133...
  7. Dat evga: http://i.imgur.com/q7ZLUQTh.png ...

    Dat evga:

    http://i.imgur.com/q7ZLUQTh.png

    Not to be left out the R4E also got to play:

    http://i.imgur.com/eIGJVD3h.png

    So now that stuff was verified, it was time to order the remaining...
  8. So speaking of GPUs - oh yes I bought some of...

    So speaking of GPUs - oh yes I bought some of those:

    http://i.imgur.com/kNwZUjih.png

    A couple of 290s, then a couple of 7970s:

    http://i.imgur.com/szk0HpJh.png

    Then a couple more 290s:
  9. Added the CPU: http://i.imgur.com/UexcUVkh.png...

    Added the CPU:

    http://i.imgur.com/UexcUVkh.png

    Closed the top:

    http://i.imgur.com/6avB75Gh.png

    Later found out these were the RAM slots, but in the meantime auditioned some CPU blocks to...
  10. It was also time to upgrade/replace hardware -...

    It was also time to upgrade/replace hardware - that 3930K died so I RMA'd and while I waited bought a 4930K:

    http://i.imgur.com/FfLI4Wlh.png

    I then sold the RMA part and shortly after decided...
  11. Sadly the wood is so oily that the poly doesn't...

    Sadly the wood is so oily that the poly doesn't really dry, and I had to scrub the wood down with rags and mineral spirits to clean the oil off and let the finish dry. It was a real PITA and I...
  12. After two had gone well I was ready to start the...

    After two had gone well I was ready to start the rest, I thickened up the marking to the edge of the cut - originally the line to cut was done in pencil with an additional sharpie line close by to...
  13. and the second panel: ...

    and the second panel:

    http://i.imgur.com/B50Luvih.png

    I then cut out the card to use as a stencil:

    http://i.imgur.com/OCakEv1h.png

    And started marking out:
  14. First job was sanding the surface smooth as it...

    First job was sanding the surface smooth as it had already been planed flat:

    http://i.imgur.com/hN9Hvjnh.png

    And then cutting to size:

    http://i.imgur.com/KRg9HhQh.jpg

    The idea was to...
  15. So for a while there I was going to run the...

    So for a while there I was going to run the impact and a 290 on one side as a gaming rig. Just for trollsies. Would have been pretty funny to have 4x360s for one 290 and and 2x560s for one 4770K. ...
  16. I did buy some more fans and did some other...

    I did buy some more fans and did some other background work ;) This is now my total stash of gentle typhoons (excluding a couple in my benching setup):

    9 for the Mora 140x9 (Push only)
    16 for the...
  17. This is what's going in thief: ...

    This is what's going in thief:

    http://i.imgur.com/CsDuZaPh.jpg

    This is the rest of the hoard excluding 2 560s, 3 360s and a 120 lulz:

    http://i.imgur.com/Fby5H8Yh.jpg

    Playing around:
  18. Alright time for a massive update - I hadn't been...

    Alright time for a massive update - I hadn't been updating this thread in a while, but here's all my updates from the last 6 months because I am done!

    A box

    http://i.imgur.com/NQoANgQh.jpg
    ...
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    Sticky: How about dem X99 boards that's what we really...

    How about dem X99 boards that's what we really want to know ;)
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    FWIW after my experience with the motherboard RMA...

    FWIW after my experience with the motherboard RMA process twice, I no longer consider Asus products as having a warranty. The motherboard techs look to find reasons they can blame you and deny your...
  21. Got a new lens :) ...

    Got a new lens :)

    http://i.imgur.com/WU8eKpnh.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/bkqYRB2h.jpg

    Dust:

    http://i.imgur.com/y1yvnlsh.jpg
  22. http://i.imgur.com/PbeXi6kh.jpg Get that dye...

    http://i.imgur.com/PbeXi6kh.jpg

    Get that dye in there!

    http://i.imgur.com/kYMtOzBh.jpg

    Masterkleer tubing hooked up, I was out of primochill clear so I was going to use this up, already...
  23. Had the hydrocopper on the testing bench. ...

    Had the hydrocopper on the testing bench. Results can be found on the interwebz.

    http://i.imgur.com/zJgLe38h.jpg

    Also spent the whole of saturday running flow/restriction curves on 17...
  24. Been a while, so here's kind of a dump of what...

    Been a while, so here's kind of a dump of what I've been up to.

    http://i.imgur.com/kLCSSHUh.gif

    LIES:

    http://i.imgur.com/vu8RtJfh.jpg

    Also
  25. No kidding they sent me more stuff for review: ...

    No kidding they sent me more stuff for review:

    http://i.imgur.com/P13xuS3h.jpg

    Well we know it's a pump/res of some kind:

    http://i.imgur.com/MdzfCfkh.jpg

    It's a 2 bay res that can mount 2...
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