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Old 16-05-17, 05:04 PM
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Sorry for the big gap since the last update, someone decided to run away with all the photo's and then take his daily PC apart

Anyway, right back to it. Where were we?



Yes, building up cables!



Being the first and only Parvum with a front mounted PSU that made tackling the cables quite a unique task so we took a unique approach.



We wanted to achieve a really organic form, a contrast to the harsh straight lines of the loop but still purposefully direct.







Enough admiration for the moment, prep for coolant!



With the case completely together you can see just how exactly the GPU fits inside



I'm so used to seeing a PSU fan on the side, this just isn't right anymore.



Mayhems Pastel white incoming! Both little reservoirs filling simultaneously was great fun.





**coolant intensifies**



Well this was the end of our 2-day build, but a little package from Slovenia arrived today... J.

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Old 16-05-17, 05:12 PM
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Beautiful little build
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Old 03-06-17, 05:48 PM
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absolutly stunning build there!!!
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Old 04-06-17, 12:09 AM
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Gorgeous build, but I have a question - how much clearance is there between the mid board and the radiator fans? It looks tight as the proverbial gnats chuff in there!
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Old 04-06-17, 02:28 AM
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Nicely packed. Great job.
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Old 04-06-17, 02:11 PM
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Lovely build! One of the best things in custom PCs today is the amount of power you can pack into something and still have decent temps etc.
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Old 15-06-17, 03:21 AM
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Although we had it running good there is always just a little more to unlock and aesthetic tweaks to be made, so we pulled it all apart ready for the latest Slovenian care package to be installed.





Bye bye copper/acetal!



One moment please RAM, we'll get back to you soon.



Right, new 7700k for extra ghz! The 6700k was benching at 4.9ghz an exceptional sample but some very rushed screening was showing potential for 5.1ghz with this new guy.



And here it is, the new Strix 'i' (totally not impact) block.



Preparing the Impa... i





Here we go now, pace is building.



...and a new GPU block to match! Another Titan block rather than the Ti or FE variants because the hefty new terminal definitely wouldn't fit in our mm perfect chassis. Wishful thinking also, we may find an extra 1GB IC on the warehouse floor to turn this into a Titan one day!





Now everybody, remember there is a fan header right under the block, erm, we didn't and we were using it. But if you remove the Wi-Fi header and try hard enough, it can be done. (mileage may vary on finger size)





As if by magic though, we managed to get the pumps in under the block.



Some ~7mm longer tubes were needed to make the extra distance.





Also got a proper EKWB backplate in that fancy nickel, very shiiiiny RGB enhancement.





We know some of you are eagerly awaiting those coolant shots, well maybe the tease has gone on long enough.





Getting real close now! J.
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Old 15-06-17, 04:17 AM
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Really nice stuff as ever!
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Old 15-06-17, 10:30 AM
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Does look very tidy boys
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