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    CoolerMaster V8 Cooler Mod

    Ferrari 599 engine

    Dissection of Coolermaster's new "V8" CPU Cooler

    Model RR-UV8-XBU1-GP
    CPU Socket Intel Socket LGA1366
    Intel Socket LGA775
    AMD Socket (Socket 940/AM2/AM2+)
    CPU Support Intel: Core i7, Core 2 Extreme, Core 2 Quad, Core 2 Duo, Pentium Extreme Ed., Pentium Dual-Core, Pentium D, Pentium 4 Extreme Ed., Pentium 4 HT, Pentium 4, Celeron Dual-Core, Celeron D
    AMD:Phenom, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon X2, Sempron

    Fan Control PWM + VR Controller
    Rated Voltage 12V
    Start Voltage 7V
    Operating Voltage 10.38V - 13.2V
    Rated Current 0.12A
    Input Power 1.44W

    Dimension 120 x 128 x 161.1mm
    Heat Sink Material Copper Base / Aluminum Fins / 8 Heat Pipes
    Heat Pipes Dimensions 6mm

    Fan Dimension (W / H / D) 120 x 120 x 25mm
    Fan Speed 800 - 1800RPM
    Fan Airflow 69.69CFM
    Air pressure (mmH2O) 2.94mm H2O
    Bearing Type Rifle Bearing
    Fan Life Expectancy 40,000hrs
    Fan Noise Level (dB-A) 17 - 21dBA
    Fan Speed Adjustment Install on PCI Slot
    Connector 4-pin

    The Coolermaster's V8 logo was GONE IN 60 SECONDS!

    The center portion was replaced Round Modders Mesh

    1/8 thick acrylic riser

    manifold air intake hose made from plastic wire loom, heated and bent

    roughly 3/16" tall manifolds made from modeling clay

    Next up, making 12, intake pipes!

    My "worm chorus line" is starting to morph in to intake pipes. The next step is applying more clay to join them to the manifolds. From there, acrylic primer, then a coat of silver "manifold" colored paint, then off to mnpctech's master painter, Brad Galvin to have intricate details like the Ferrari text on the red covers painted.

    The pipes will be smoothed over with another application of clay.

    A little more sanding, and it's ready for paint details :thumb:

    Hand painting the intakes has commenced. Using custom vinyl film stencil made on plotter for "Ferrari"

    I wonder if Coolermaster would recognize it?

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    CoolerMaster V8 Cooler Mod

    hey that's pretty neat.

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    CoolerMaster V8 Cooler Mod

    That's cool as hell Bill. Now, if you could just do mine in a 428 Cobra Jet flavor

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    CoolerMaster V8 Cooler Mod

    damn thats cool, i think coolermaster are properly think " why didnt we think of that" lol

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    CoolerMaster V8 Cooler Mod

    Thanks dudes!

    I'm assembling everything back together tommorow (sun) and was thinking this would be a good opportunity to try recording a video in HD for my YouTube page Not sure if my desktops up to snuff for HD editing yet tho.. in any case, I will try!

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    CoolerMaster V8 Cooler Mod

    Our customer's modified coolermaster "V8" manifold is finished

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    CoolerMaster V8 Cooler Mod

    Can you please tell if the HD version of the V8 cooler's video lags for you? it does for me. I don't really think YouTube is ready to support HD yet

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    CoolerMaster V8 Cooler Mod

    Great work mnpctech Wish I had half the idea's and skills you have...

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