My TJ07 build...

Discussion in 'Extreme and Water Cooling' started by AnotherAndyM, Sep 20, 2007.

  1. AnotherAndyM

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    Some of you guys might have seen this machine at XS before, but if you havent... I'm bored at work today, so I thought I'd post my machine here. Feel free to marvel in awe or point and laugh :lol:

    Bare case

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    Starting to mount one radiator. PA120's being used, 3/4 Nylon bar stock used for 'feet'

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    'Adjusted' some BSPP nipples/elbows/barbs so that they would be shorter and time as I wanted them torqued down. RTV silicone used for sealing

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    Mounted on the radiator the elbows look like this

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    A few more parts mounted

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    Lower section mostly done now...

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    HDD's go in the 5.25 bay area now using one of the TJ07 HDD cages. Here are Antec P180 bushings in the TJ07 panels for this mod...

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    They will use these screws...

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    A few 3/4 inch standoffs and it looks like this

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    Fast forward to the end of the build and it looks like this. Complete with Dynamat on the HDD cage to cut down on resonant noise from the Raptor drive...

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    AnotherAndyM

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    Moving elsewhere in the case...top fans flipped so they blow down on the memory and MB. Added black fan grills and a bit of sleeving...

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    Here's the wiring on the backside of the machine

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    And onto the MB cooling...Lots of blocks :D

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    Some details...I made some custom backplates for the EK mosfet blocks so the board wouldnt bow and good chip contact could be had. This also allowed using AS5 instead of thermal tape for more effective cooling...

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    Another overall shot

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    Some more inside details

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    I also did a few external mods...better side mesh for better airflow...

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    More Dynamat for a bit of sound damping...

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    My high-tech 12v/7v fan controller :cool:

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    I like Lian Li DVD covers so much...I made them fit :D

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    Now if I could get my cat to stop messing with my machine :Paranoid:

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    Hope you enjoyed this 'lil worklog
     
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    WOW...
    very nice...
    very schmick....:thumbup:
    but is the one pump setup give enough flow??
    oh and by the way where did you get those power Fet blocks for the P5K??


    GOD....
     
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    AnotherAndyM

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    One pump is just enough, as long as it is kept above '2'. Turning the speed pot below 2 results in ~3-4C temp increase under Orthos small FFT loading. Anything above '2' shows no difference between speeds within the 1C resolution of temp monitoring programs. I keep the pump on '5' for good measure anyway.

    Here's a video of the 'clogged up loop w/ slow pump' effect:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98Zt7p6fBy0

    The blocks are direct from EK's website.
     
  5. FiShy

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    wow , thats fantastic.


    That is just what i want to do.
     
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    nice well done, isnt the best cas efor water cooling imo. :D
     
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    For a while now I've been toying with the thought of a watercooled setup like that in the TJ07.

    Beautiful job all over there, how much effort was required to get the lian li covers in?
     
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    Haha i love your cat, awesome build.

    The cable management is great i like how you have utilized the rubber grommets..

    well done.
     
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    i would also like you know if getting the lian li covers in was easy. mabye you could post some pictures of what you had to do to get them to work.

    if you took any that is

    awsome mod otherwise
     
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    That is really nice =o
    Howcome there is a random tube in the drive bay area?
     
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    Think it went to a fillport or rad or something.
     
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    ^ yup, third pic second post, it's easy to see that it's the Delrin DangerDen Fillport.

    I have the exact same one here next to me itching to go in with my new build :) great little things.
     
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    Thanks guys! I thought some people would be interested in the Lian Li covers adapted to this case...I think I'm not alone in wishing Silverstone did something similar. So I did make a worklog of sorts when I made them fit into my case :cool: You can see the process over here
     
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    Where did you get the blocks for the power regulators for P5K???
     
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    They look like EK blocks but unfortunately they only have distributors in Europe, the US and Hong Kong.
     
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    They could have come from Petra's Tech Shop, Performance PC's or EK themselves :)

    Let's wait and see what Andrew says...
     
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    They are EK blocks, I ordered them direct from EK's website.

    I had a couple issues with them on a P5K detailed here, but Eddy from EK said there would be some revisions to this version.
     
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    Most interesting elbows

    ''Adjusted' some BSPP nipples/elbows/barbs so that they would be shorter and time as I wanted them torqued down. RTV silicone used for sealing''

    Could you provide more information on those barbs, the elbow appear to be the key to utilizing your space limitations in that setup. I have studied your post several times before doing my own watercooling project but to squeeze another radiator in the bottom of my TJ07 elbow barbs are needed.
     
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    They are 4860K606 and 4860K433 from McMaster-Carr along with some AquaXtreme BSPP barbs from Petra's
     
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    EK will ship to Oz.
    I got mine direct.
     

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