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Old 27-03-09, 05:24 PM
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This is my new project built around the monster of a case, the MM U2-UFO. It has been powder coated Candy Purple, with the grilles, motherboard tray and 5 1/4" bays painted gloss white. Here's the full specifications of the build:

Main Components (already have):
  • Mountain Mods U2-UFO
  • Asus P6T
  • Intel Core i7 920
  • OCZ Gold PC3-10666
  • Inno3D GTX280
  • 2x 500Gb Barracuda's
  • CM Silent Pro M 700w PSU
  • Asus 20x DVD-RW
Watercooling Equipment (to buy):
  • 1/2" tubing
  • Ordered 6x Nexus Real silent 120mm Fans for front & top. Need another 3 for rear, going to use fans with leds for these.
CPU loop:
  • ThermoChill PA120.2 - 240 Radiator
  • 12V Laing DDC-1T Ultra w/XSPC V3 Acrylic Pump Top
  • EK Multioption RES 100 Rev2
  • Aqua Computer Cuplex HD 1366 waterblock
GPU Loop:
  • ThermoChill PA120.3 - 360 Radiator
  • 12V Laing DDC-1T Ultra w/XSPC V3 Acrylic Pump Top
  • EK-FC280 280GTX SLI - Plexi waterblock
  • XSPC Dual Bay Reservoir - Clear
As I have still to buy the watercooling equipment, I expect the project to take a month or so to complete. I only took delivery of the case today, and I won't be building in it till I have everything I need. I am tempted to get the fans and run the rig on air cooling though



Here's some pictures of the empty case:















I think the purple and white theme look pretty good, and it will be mirrored in the choice of fans, lighting and tubing. I can't wait to get going on this project, I have been dying to get my hands on a Mountain Mods case for a while now.

Cheers,

Stu

PS: Thanks to Jim for naming the project

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Old 27-03-09, 05:37 PM
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UBERNESS!!! But why put it on the ground . Must of got some tiny scratches on it!

Crazy man lol.
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Old 27-03-09, 05:37 PM
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It's on acrylic feet
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Old 27-03-09, 05:38 PM
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It's on acrylic feet
I'll let you off then, I was hoping you was going to say something like that .

Nice 1, really like the purple and white. Looks sooo nice.
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Old 27-03-09, 06:04 PM
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Wow, this looks awesome.. Subscribed Love the case btw
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Old 27-03-09, 06:24 PM
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Originally Posted by name='Youngie1337'
I'll let you off then, I was hoping you was going to say something like that .

Nice 1, really like the purple and white. Looks sooo nice.
Thanks

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Wow, this looks awesome.. Subscribed Love the case btw
Thanks again
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Old 27-03-09, 06:35 PM
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Very nice mate. I'll be watching this one closely. Good CPU block choice too
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Old 27-03-09, 07:01 PM
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looking at that makes me hungry,the colour reminds me of cadburys dairy milk
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Old 27-03-09, 07:12 PM
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looking at that makes me hungry,the colour reminds me of cadburys dairy milk
lol yeah, looks the part mate now get some hardware in their!
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Old 29-03-09, 10:26 AM
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The project is currently at a standstill until I order the wc gear. So I decided to get some of the simple jobs out of the way, starting with the DVD RW. as it has a black bezel, it would stand out like the pope in a knocking shop in the case. So I was going to paint it gloss white so it would match the overall theme. I stripped the bezel off and got it all ready to spray, but I have run out of paint, so I am gonna have a trip to our local car parts shop later and stock up. Here's what's being painted:



I will post the pic when I get the painting finished.

I am going to be braiding all the cables that need doing in black and will be starting that soon too. I wanted to do white braiding, but with the modular PSU leads, it would look daft imo. Here's a pic of the psu cables, they wouldn't be any good for braiding as they are flat ribbon type cables.:



I want to get as many little jobs as I can done before the wc gear is here. Then I can crack on with planning out the loops.

I have decided on which fan controller to use for the build, and it will be the Sunbeam Rheostat.



It looks OK, but I will be spraying the bezel and dials gloss white, so it also keeps inline with the colour scheme. I like this controller because it has 4 channels, capable of handling 20w per channel. So I should be fine to run all the fans (9x 120mm) off the one controller. The LED's are supposed to be blindingly bright, so I will be fixing that too.
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