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  1. Thread: Project: Hades

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    Project Hades is complete. Project Hades uses the...

    Project Hades is complete. Project Hades uses the Cooler Master MasterCase Maker 5 case. The whole case was disassembled and inverted to form an inverted mid ATX form factor. It was given a deep red...
  2. Thread: Project: Hades

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    To complete the ATX motherboard inversion for the...

    To complete the ATX motherboard inversion for the Cooler Master MasterCase Maker 5, the pieces were reassembled and secured by rivets.

    Holes where rivets had been drilled out were measured using...
  3. Thread: Project: Hades

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    I began work on the case modding. The first task...

    I began work on the case modding. The first task was to invert the motherboard.

    Here's the case during stripping down, with most of the panels removed.

    http://i.imgur.com/xs1eCdAl.jpg

    Most...
  4. Thread: Project: Hades

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    I did a quick test build to make sure everything...

    I did a quick test build to make sure everything was working. Assembly was straightforward, although it took some clever positioning of the CPU cooler radiator and fans to not put strain on the...
  5. Thread: Project: Hades

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    A few shots of the hardware - looking forward to...

    A few shots of the hardware - looking forward to playing with this!

    http://i.imgur.com/uszRW3dl.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/Owxfr76l.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/AlpnlYal.jpg
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  6. Thread: Project: Hades

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    Project: Hades

    http://i.imgur.com/aXe5rkch.jpg

    Hello and welcome to Project Hades by Darwin PC!


    Introduction

    Hades was the ancient Greek god of the underworld, a son of Titans and brother of Zeus and...
  7. Watercooling loop video: ...

    Watercooling loop video:


    http://youtu.be/u9ctmFKCPTc
  8. Hi guys, I would like to thank Thermaltake and...

    Hi guys, I would like to thank Thermaltake and all the sponsors for inviting me to this competition and making this project possible. It's been challenging at times, I was hit with many delays, but...
  9. I made some detailing for the window using vinyl....

    I made some detailing for the window using vinyl. To fit with the Greek theme ('Psyche' was the Greek goddess of the soul), I chose a Greek pattern.

    Here's a sneak peak...
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  10. Been very busy today... filling the loop and...

    Been very busy today... filling the loop and taking lots of photos. I'll be posting the fill video and photos as soon as they're edited.

    http://i.imgur.com/DM0t6v2l.jpg
  11. To fit better with the theme, I made some green...

    To fit better with the theme, I made some green and white vinyl stickers for the Riing fans.

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

    http://i.imgur.com/dCEr69Pl.jpg

    Leak testing!
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  12. I spent a long time sleeving this week! Really...

    I spent a long time sleeving this week! Really happy with the neon green colour sleeving from E22, it's a nice vivid colour and will match the coolant very well.

    http://i.imgur.com/6B9rs59l.jpg
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  13. 24 Thermaltake Riing 120 mm RGB fans fitted! ...

    24 Thermaltake Riing 120 mm RGB fans fitted!

    http://i.imgur.com/7Jd9ykXl.jpg

    Also got the top tubing runs sorted now I have the flow meters.

    http://i.imgur.com/WZ3Q2H3l.jpg

    Looking good...
  14. With the case assembled and hardware installed,...

    With the case assembled and hardware installed, it's time to construct the watercooling loop.

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

    I'm using the cutting tool provided in the kit from Thermaltake....
  15. Got the case powder coated white, riveted /...

    Got the case powder coated white, riveted / bolted the two parts together, and started fitting the hardware to make the loop.
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    Here you can see some of the green detailing I've done on the...
  16. Cutting the backplate for the ASUS X99 Sabertooth...

    Cutting the backplate for the ASUS X99 Sabertooth thermal armour so it fits with the full cover water block.

    Here is the part that overlaps:

    http://i.imgur.com/BgSeYH1l.jpg

    Cutting the...
  17. Fitting the water blocks for the 2x ASUS GTX 980...

    Fitting the water blocks for the 2x ASUS GTX 980 STRIX graphics cards.

    With stock air coolers:

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

    Coolers removed - nice looking PCBs!
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  18. Painting the thermal armour for the ASUS X99...

    Painting the thermal armour for the ASUS X99 Sabertooth motherboard.

    First coat of primer:

    http://i.imgur.com/4O3BIY1l.jpg

    After sanding, more primer and more sanding:
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  19. Time to work on the hardware for the project....

    Time to work on the hardware for the project. First up, fitting the i7-5820K and full cover block for the ASUS X99 Sabertooth.

    I had to remove the thermal armour from the motherboard to fit the...
  20. Marking up the mounts for the 2x D5 pumps and 2x...

    Marking up the mounts for the 2x D5 pumps and 2x T33 reservoirs. The pumps are slightly to the right from the reservoirs, as the pump inlet is in the centre, but the ports on the bottom of the...
  21. Here are the templates for the radiators all in...

    Here are the templates for the radiators all in place and ready for drilling. The circled holes will be drilled, and crossed holes will not (due to obstructions or gaps). There are still plenty of...
  22. The hardware for Project p5yche arrived! Thanks...

    The hardware for Project p5yche arrived! Thanks to the sponsors - Thermaltake, Newegg, ASUS, Intel, Samsung and AVEXIR.

    http://i.imgur.com/qZzo3WJl.jpg

    ASUS X99 Sabertooth motherboard - great...
  23. Project p5yche: TT caseMOD 2016 - twin core p5, 5820K, SLI 980, full H2O

    Hello and welcome to Project p5yche by Darwin PC!


    Project p5yche

    I'm very excited to take part in this competition, thanks to Thermaltake and all the sponsors for making this possible. :)...
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