INTRODUCTION The idea for this mod was to create a scratch built chassis that would showcase the water cooling components in a retro/industrial hydro-electric theme. DESIGN CONCEPT & INSPARATION I love building mods that have a retro, industrial, semi-steampunk feel to them. Within this design style I wanted the theme for this mod to center around water and electricity, while showcasing the water cooling components because this would be my first custom loop. I set out to make something that would not look like a computer, but rather some type of lab equipment that would be right at home in a post-apocalyptic underground laboratory. HARDWARE SPONSORS [Thank You!] EK Water Blocks: Water Cooling Custom Loop HyperX: Memory Fractal Design: Power Supply Patriot Viper Gaming: M.2 SSD Cooler Master: ControlPad HARDWARE CPU: Intel i7 9700 Motherboard: ASUS TUF B360M-PLUS Gaming S Memory: 32GB Kingston HyperX Fury [8GB x 4] Storage: 500GB Viper M.2 NVMe + 1TB Viper M.2 NVMe GPU: NVIDIA Titan X Pascal 12GB Power Supply: Fractal Design Ion+ Platinum 860W Water Cooling: EKWB - Pump/Reservoir, Radiator, Water Blocks, Flow Indicator, Fittings, ZMT Soft Tubing Fans: Cooler Master SickleFlow 120 V2 RGB PWM [x 4] Original 3D Concept The original plan was to make a chassis that was not a conventional shape. I would have the Motherboard, GPU, and water cooling components on the top, and the PSU inside a compartment in the base. The base would have vacuum tubes illuminated from below to give it a retro/vintage feel.