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Scratch Build – In Progress Project: Blue Horizon - "MOTY" Nominee

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by riekmaharg2, 8 Jul 2010.

  1. Razer2007

    Razer2007 Building Proxima

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    Oh my frikking word. That is b..e..a..uuutiful! Perfect, and that PSU cover/shell looks insane! And that pump! :jawdrop:

    Well done. You deserve some sexy time now.
     
  2. Angel OD

    Angel OD Pump Killer

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    Cable Management on the back - Check
    Amazing custom fittings - Check
    Unbelievably beautiful PSU cover - Check

    This is just too damn awesome! :rock:
     
  3. phenoptix

    phenoptix New Member

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    :clap: Stunningly clean work. Some of those shots look like renders they're so neat!
     
  4. Sarakon

    Sarakon The German

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    OMG OMG OMG!!! :eeek:
    It looks so sweet and it all just fits together and flows...and that PSU cover does look way better than the concept drawings.

    The acid green coolant is just too cool!! +rep :thumb:
     
  5. riekmaharg2

    riekmaharg2 has finished Blue Horizon

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    Thanks Nutman :thumb:, yeah I have to say it looks even better than I imagined :)

    Cheers secretreeve, yeah I think thats because this GPU is quite old its bent under the load over the years, however I'll be getting a new one in the next month or so as its only a HD3850.

    Thanks Fuganter :thumb:

    Yeah me too it turn out great :), it was a bit of a pain to make as all the curves had to be precise but I think it was worth it. Cheers :thumb:

    Cheers Mosquito :thumb:

    lol :) , cheers Razer :thumb:

    Cheers Angel OD, phenoptix, & Sarakon :thumb:


    I forgot to say in terms noise the pump is the loudest part (and its only running at 7.5V) while the rad fan is on low, then when its on full its little quieter than a PS3 when playing a game.
     
  6. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    Sounds wonderful :D & it's easy to say it looks very wonderful. :D:rock:

    Awesome masterpiece. :rock:
     
  7. GravitySmacked

    GravitySmacked Mostly Harmless

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    Looking good!
     
  8. Cleveland216

    Cleveland216 Carbon Fiber King

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    Great Work! Clean and Beautiful!
     
  9. quizz_kid

    quizz_kid Squid

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    OMG!!! This is soooo beautiful. Love the psu cover, glad u used the new design. Everything else, just stunning aswell :thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
  10. [ZiiP] NaloaC

    [ZiiP] NaloaC Well-Known Member

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    MOTY 2012! :thumb:

    Absolutely amazing dude, cannot wait for the final shots!
     
  11. bguilleminot

    bguilleminot New Member

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    Impressive design of the PSU, looks AWESOME. And nice mod in the pump, can't wait to see the final pics
     
  12. peteski

    peteski long live the pc

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    :jawdrop::jawdrop: riekmaharg2 thats the sort of update we have all been waiting for and that psu cover is the tits mate all of it is cant wait for the finle shots :jawdrop:

    :rock: :rock: :rock:
     
  13. avolla

    avolla Mini Water Modder

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    Stunning work on the PSU and the build in general. I wish i had the type of experience that you have shown in this build.
     
  14. jokkos

    jokkos too busy to mod *sigh*

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    :jawdrop::jawdrop: That psu cover ... so glad you were open to our comments ... look at it now, it's spectacular.

    The rest of the update as well of course. This is a fantastic result. Two, no, ten thumbs up! :thumb: x 10!

    Five stars added since I seem to have forgotten that up till now.
     
  15. morbid_looney

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    first i was a bit "mhe" when i saw the bubbles in the fans plexi, but i must say that they come out awesome with the leds on!!

    overall its pretty damn awesome!!
     
  16. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    Definitely up there with the best of them. :rock::clap:
     
  17. riekmaharg2

    riekmaharg2 has finished Blue Horizon

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    Wow thanks everyone :thumb: glad here you all like my work :)


    As Cheapskate said on an earlier post that the small vent on the PSU cover does indeed make the fan noisier, but it takes hours to build up heat which is why I didn't pick it sooner. So I think I will mill some vent holes into it, I've also discovered that my akasa fan controller can power the pump when I've modded the mosfets with a heatsink. And after discovering that I've also found that there is a specific range of speed where the pump goes almost inaudible, so now the entire PC is almost completely silent while idle(browsing internet, word processing e.t.c).

    I'm currently designing a new set of drive bay covers and a way to make the curve in the rad cover I want. And once thoughs parts are made i'll get the final high res pics uploaded.
     
  18. Mark_Skeldon

    Mark_Skeldon New Member

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    Looks awesome! :D
    Sometimes after polishing the acrylic (t-pieces you made) a few quick flashes with a blow torch flattens off the top layer to give the crystal clear luck. Don't do it for too long though or they'll bubble!
    Same with the edges of the PSU cover top plate. Just an option :)
     
  19. dream1

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    Wow :D Just The psu cover looks just so great I like how did you sleev the main power cable.
    The water cooling just great job. But how loud is the fan waht are u using???
     
  20. Stem83

    Stem83 Addicted to modding.

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    The whole thing just screams thought, design, patience and detail. top notch system, i like the mix of blue and green, works suprisingly well. !!
     

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