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Case Mod - In Progress Big Lian Li. 100% Complete. FINAL PICS.

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by lowfat, 14 Jan 2014.

  1. Darkwisdom

    Darkwisdom Level 99 Retro Nerd

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    Liking this; it's not a scratch build but it's being handled so well.

    Those fans look magnificent, really fit in with the rad. All Radiators need fans like that.

    And I love polished acrylic with it's "Ooh shiny" factor. Looking forward to the end of this; hopefully the cooling will be tasteful in line with the muted colours without flashy neon coolant.
     
  2. ferret141

    ferret141 Minimodder

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    What was the purpose of the fan modification? Aesthetics?
     
  3. lowfat

    lowfat Minimodder

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    I appreciate the comment.

    The coolant will be a similar dark shade of blue like the sleeving I use. Probably Mayhems Aurora 2.
    Yes. The Bgears adapters w/ the fans didn't look good to me.

    Well I had planned on having the acrylic all done this week but unfortunately I killed my videocard. Going to be buying an Asus GTX980 Strix to replace it. But now I will need to wait for a block to be released. In the meantime I will try to finish up all the sleeving.

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  4. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Unrepentant Savage

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    That white CPU fan header just jumped out at me. Gonna change it or dye it or something?

    Otherwise, it's immaculate. Amazing work.
     
  5. lowfat

    lowfat Minimodder

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    Not sure I can remove the connector from the board. But I could try painting it.

    Finished off the 24-pin this morning.

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  6. lowfat

    lowfat Minimodder

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    Continuing to work on the cable management. First I took advantage of a good light day so I took a few pics.


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    Not sure I will ever get sick of shooting this block.
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    8 pin so far. This one is quite a bit longer than the previous one. Added another set of retention bars over the non-powder coated pics from way back when. Will finish the cable after the GPU cables are made as I want to find a cleaner way to get the run done versus before.
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    GTX980 Strix should hopefully be here tomorrow then I'll be able to work on the cables for it.
     
  7. -MisterX-

    -MisterX- Minimodder

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    Wow, that cable management is coming together really nice! Keep it up:)
     
  8. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    Awesome cable work. :clap:
     
  9. lowfat

    lowfat Minimodder

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    Thanks guys. :)


    I got my new GPU. Decided to stick w/ a universal block. Finished doing a better job on polishing the Thermosphere. Started working on the acrylic work. Before someone says something the tubing is not warped, the sleeving just was slightly crooked. Wasn't able to fix it before the sun went down.

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  10. Hukkel

    Hukkel James' minion

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    So smexy
     
  11. griso

    griso What's a Dremel?

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    That cable management is stunning.
     
  12. lowfat

    lowfat Minimodder

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    Thanks guys. Appreciate it.

    Sleeved the bottom tubing run. Unfortunately work got in the way of me getting more completed today.
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  13. Ianovski

    Ianovski Rawr!

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    Oh man I just love this. I always liked the looks of sleeved wc pipes.
     
  14. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Soooooo clean. I don't know how you keep the dust away, either.:lol:
    I love the matching cables and plumbing.
     
  15. lowfat

    lowfat Minimodder

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    Thanks guys.

    I try to blow/wipe away and dust any time I take pictures.

    I finished off the GPU to top radiator run the other night.

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  16. storm-83

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    i'm gonna leave a few hints here;
    * Indiana Jones
    * "it's beautiful"

    and i believe you get the point

    love the clean look, both in the hw compartment, and in the back.
    that cable management is just, sa-weeet!
     
  17. lowfat

    lowfat Minimodder

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    Thanks :D

    Finished off the rest of the acrylic last night. I totally expect to be 100% done by next weekend.

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  18. mansueto

    mansueto Too broke to mod

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    Love it!
     
  19. lowfat

    lowfat Minimodder

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    Thanks.:)

    Now it is time to finish off the cables. Started making the new GPU cables yesterday and continued working on it this morning. About half done.

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  20. shrop

    shrop El Jefe of Sleeving

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    Absolutely stunning. I really want to do another mod in a Lian Li now
     

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