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  1. I am all set for QuakeCon 2018. I will be sitting...

    I am all set for QuakeCon 2018. I will be sitting in Section 101, Row HH, Seat 2.
  2. This is the rear of the case with all the cabling...

    This is the rear of the case with all the cabling connected and secured. You must remember that this area will be slightly visible through the smoked tempered glass right side panel. The numerous...
  3. Monolithic 500D - Corsair Obsidian 500D Build Log

    Over the years I have done several computer builds in both the Obsidian 800D and 900D full tower cases. I absolutely love the Corsair Obsidian design line in that they provide plenty of room for...
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    The case has now been to Dreamhack Austin in May...

    The case has now been to Dreamhack Austin in May and QuakeCon in August. It has received a great reception and many people enjoyed the simplicity and clean interior.
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    One nice thing about the Corsair Lighting Node...

    One nice thing about the Corsair Lighting Node Pro is that it has even more control over the RGB lighting than that provided by the HD Lighting Control included with the fans and case. Since the...
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    The EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC2 has arrived!! ...

    The EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC2 has arrived!!

    http://i.imgur.com/np86zru.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/yyI8tnV.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/LZkPRJ4.jpg

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    The SSD covers are dry and look pretty good in...

    The SSD covers are dry and look pretty good in just the plain Sun Yellow color.

    http://i.imgur.com/g0xeSyq.jpg

    Created some decals with the Silhouette Cameo to match the theme of the case,...
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    Alright, finally got the AIO CPU block installed....

    Alright, finally got the AIO CPU block installed. Fairly difficult to get the tubing to lay where I want it. Would rather have had it flipped over, but the tubing just would not cooperate. The black...
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    Working on getting the front fan assembly mounted...

    Working on getting the front fan assembly mounted this morning. It was definitely a tight fit and took some effort to get it in there!

    http://i.imgur.com/exUirh9.jpg

    Still haven't mounted the...
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    Didn't like the stock decal that comes on the...

    Didn't like the stock decal that comes on the rear of the Corsair HD120 fans.

    http://i.imgur.com/jFweFh2.jpg

    Played around with my Silhouette Cameo and came up with a better alternative. Black...
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    The tedious but important task of sleeving the...

    The tedious but important task of sleeving the main wiring is complete!

    The only really visible cables will be the 24-pin ATX, 8-pin CPU, 8-pin and 6-pin PCI-E. In keeping with the color scheme,...
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    The Corsair H100i v2 All-in-One (AIO) CPU cooler...

    The Corsair H100i v2 All-in-One (AIO) CPU cooler is a beautiful device for those wanting to go beyond the typical air cooler but not quite all the way to the custom watercooling components (i.e....
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    Corsair provided two 3-packs of their HD120 RGB...

    Corsair provided two 3-packs of their HD120 RGB fans.

    http://i.imgur.com/7LF9UZ4.jpg

    Each package contains three of their new HD120 RGB fans, 12 fan screws, Fan Hub, Fan Controller and an...
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    Starting to plan out the sleeving for the wiring....

    Starting to plan out the sleeving for the wiring.

    This build will only be utilizing the 24-pin ATX, 8-pin EPS, 8-pin PCI-E and 6-pin PCI-E cables for sleeving since they will be the only ones...
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    Just so you know, it took 73 rivets to reassemble...

    Just so you know, it took 73 rivets to reassemble this case! Ensure you have a good supply of rivets on hand during the reassembly process!

    Started with the bottom panel then added the front and...
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    After a few days of drying I finally got around...

    After a few days of drying I finally got around to reassembling the case frame. The yellow case and black accessories really complement each other nicely!

    http://i.imgur.com/Lv2k0cm.jpg
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    Almost forgot about the NVMe M.2 SSD drives....

    Almost forgot about the NVMe M.2 SSD drives. These are the 480GB version and are about the size of a stick of gum.

    http://i.imgur.com/0dxZghh.jpg

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    One is...
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    The motherboard for this build is the ASUS...

    The motherboard for this build is the ASUS Maximus IX HERO. It utilizes the LGA 1151 CPU socket and the Intel Z270 chipset.

    http://i.imgur.com/thn1HjY.jpg

    The motherboard is a beautiful blend...
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    This morning I applied the 2 coats of Gloss Sun...

    This morning I applied the 2 coats of Gloss Sun Yellow to the pieces. One full day to dry and I should be able to start re-assembling the case tomorrow.

    http://i.imgur.com/yRFJKbx.jpg
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    Here is a shot of the Corsair Crystal 570X from...

    Here is a shot of the Corsair Crystal 570X from their website.

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

    - - - Updated - - -

    I have received most of the components over the last few days.

    Here is a...
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    Glorious PCMR - Crystal 570X Build Log

    http://i.imgur.com/JfYf4pG.png

    The past few years I have completed one full tower (Corsair 800D) and three super tower (two Corsair 900D and one CaseLabs STH-10) builds. These builds have won...
  22. Sticky: Congratulations to all the winners and runners up...

    Congratulations to all the winners and runners up in this event. It was a fun challenge and everyone worked hard on creating builds that are simply amazing! Looking forward to seeing photos of the...
  23. Thread: The Rules

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    Sticky: No word yet. I guess some of the judges didn't...

    No word yet. I guess some of the judges didn't get done in time.
  24. Thread: The Rules

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    Sticky: I guess they changed the format for the Fan...

    I guess they changed the format for the Fan Favorite voting.

    Originally the rules stated "Newegg’s Fan favorite will open after Final winners are announced. Final winners will not be included in...
  25. Here is a parts list of all the components in...

    Here is a parts list of all the components in this build:

    Main Components:

    Case: Corsair Obsidian 900D Super Tower
    CPU: Intel Core i7-5820K Haswell-E 6-Core 3.3 GHz LGA 2011-v3
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