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Case Mod - In Progress INWIN 909 MbK

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by kier, 26 Dec 2015.

  1. kier

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    Hi y'all

    It has been quiet for a while regarding MbK builds, but here is a new one.


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    This time it will be the INWIN 909 with beautiful EKWB products.

    Colors will be this time external Silver (the case) black (internal) and also some blue.

    But first a few pictures from the case

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    Great case, top quality !!!

    First, some hardware in it. This is not the final hardware, but always nice to fill this beauty:

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    First work already done ... a blue plate sawn with the same design from the back in it:

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    And also this for the "midplate"

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    And made some lines black around the squares with black vinyl:

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    Placed the final hardware:

    Corsair dominators DDR4 and the Gigabyte GA-X99-Gaming 5P

    Also with some blue details.

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    More soon!!!

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  2. Jeffinslaw

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    This should be good :)

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  3. Icelander

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    COOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL
     
  4. Goatzil_11

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    INWIN do make some great looking cases.
     
  5. Cheapskate

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    I like that look.:D
     
  6. kier

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    Thanks, hope so ;)

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    Yes, they are!

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  7. Dayaccus

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    Looking great so far, much better with the blue motherboard.
     
  8. kier

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    For this build I will use 2 GTX 980 Strix GPUs

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    And got some beautiful EKWB products:

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    Like the EK-Supremacy EVO - Nickel

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    And 2x radiator: The EK-CoolStream PE 360 (Triple) and the EK-CoolStream PE 240 (Dual)

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    Mounted the fans

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    And rerouted the cables

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    Then I found out I had to mount the PSU a bit different than normal, so picked up my Dremel and made a big hole:

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    This wil be better for some ideas I have...more on this later.

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    Also changed the mobo tray / back for the cables and stuff.

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    Back to the water blocks.... Removed the stock coolers.

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    And placed the beautiful EK-FC980 GTX Strix - Acetal+Nickel blocks

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    Used the pads and EK-TIM Ectotherm

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    Also placed the EK-FC980 GTX Strix Backplate

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    For the pumps I will use the strong EK-XTOP Revo D5 PWM - Plexi

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    And then my eye catcher of the build came in thanks to Bob and Plano plastics: My custom made reservoir:

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    Beautiful piece of work!!! Thanks for the great service and beautiful reservoir.

    Placed everything and did some brainstorming.... just for the show:

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    More to come!
     
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  9. kier

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    Another update!!!

    First I made a piece of smoked acrylic to cover de side of the 240 radiator
    What has a nice effect with the white illuminated strip which comes with the case.

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    Also made a nice black and blue border for the reservoir

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    And mounted the Nvidia SLI bridge that will be modded later on.

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    This will be my first build with bending tubes but not full in sight
    So I needed some tools from my favotite shop... Highflow

    To start with:

    The XSPC PETG Easy Bending Tool

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    And the PrimoChill Versatile Rigid Tubing Bender

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    Not to forget the Acrylic/PETG Deburrer

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    And off course EK-HD PETG Tube 10/12mm

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    Got everything now to bend some tubes:

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    To tap the holes in the reservoir I will use the Highflow Tap Kit G1/4

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    Also adjusted the midplate for the fittings etc.

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    But first a leak test before the hardware goes in. Already mixed some liquid using:

    Ultra Pure H20

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    And a little bit of Dye Blue

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    This will give you this color:

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    Last but not least... a beautiful t-shirt for me and my son

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    Thanks Freddy!!!
     
  10. Donnii

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    Looks great ;)
     
  11. kier

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    Thanks!
     
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    Time to fill...

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    And in the dark with the LED on

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    Before I go any further with this, I have adapted the NVIDIA bridge first to the colors of the build
    So removed the green.

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    Unfortunately, I found out that the LED in the bridge only works with ref cards. So I made the LED myself (powered externally). Also blue.

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    For the next idea I used a sample which Planon plastics sent me with the reservoir. Adjusted this to the dimensions of the mobo, tubes and midplate:

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    And applied a LED strip over the entire length

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    And for some more original ideas, I have used the ribbon cables from the power supply through a number of acrylic tubes:

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    Which I made black.

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    And made a blue stripe on it.

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    And made the edge of the "cover" beneath the reservoir also blue.

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    I also made LED strips around the radiator behind the cover.

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    And made this blue again.

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    More to come!!!
     
  13. amagriva

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    In a gorgeous context the gpus are a bit shadowed and form a sort of black hole in the center of the build but I'm sure you've still some aces up the sleeves...
     
  14. kier

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    Thanks mate, still got some more things to do ;) but not with the GPUs. next is left corner below
     
  15. kier

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    Just a small update before the final shoot.

    Because I have rotated the PSU, I will have to make another connection for the power cord.
    For this, I've cut a piece of blue acrylic and bend it. Also installed the extension:

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    Pasted the inside with white vinyl and a square black vinyl on the outside.

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    For SSDs I made a kind of bracket from old materials, blue acrylic and SSD brackets like this, so it looks like the SSDs hover.

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    Which you can just slide into the compartment.

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    Also adjusted the Sata power

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    Placed the cover back and installed some blue LED strips behind.

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    Next... final shoot!
     
  16. kier

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    Final update sponsored by:

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    And the final pics from this build:

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    Lights on:

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    That's it!!!
     
  17. hairyknacker

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    Simply the best yet :thumb:
    Love it
     
  18. Gurt11

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    My God that's beautiful. And I don't even like blue that much :p
     
  19. kier

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    Thanks guys! :rock:
     
  20. JaPeMo

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    OMG!!!!!

    Beautifull!!!! :jawdrop:
     

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