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My first run at hard-line custom watercooling. I've wanted to try it ever since i built my first pc and 2019 was the year i finally gave it a try! Hope you like it!

It's a true animal for gaming. I definitely see some bottleneck with the R7 1700, but that was expected. I was going to buy a R7 2700x, but with the leaks of the 12-core 5.1GHz 3700x to come later this year, i figured I would roll my 1700 from my last build into this one and update it when the 3700x comes out.

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  • 11 months ago
  • 2 points

i'm lovin it +1

  • 11 months ago
  • 2 points

looks awesome!!!

  • 11 months ago
  • 2 points

+1. Feature?

  • 11 months ago
  • 2 points

Feature

  • 11 months ago
  • 2 points

excuse me while i change my pants.

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

Great build, hard tubing looks great! +1

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks great

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

did you machine that monoblock?

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

Are you talking about the distributor reservoir that is mounted next to the motherboard?

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

It is called a Distribution block and it is available from multiple companies, however Der8auer made his own for his personal pc; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVv-XybzHF8&t=1s

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

I got it from aliexpress, it's from Barrow. They make several of them for different PC's.

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks inspiring! I really want to do my first custom water cooled setup. We'll see.

I have a question though. I also have a r7 1700 (3.9ghz) with an Asus 2080ti (stock) but I have only a Seasonic 650W power supply (80+ gold). I tried overclocking the graphics card a bit but I always end up with a bit of an unstable experience. Which always makes me wonder if my power supply can't handle all of the power being drawn.

Do you have similar issues with a 750W power supply? I was planning to upgrade to a 1000W instead actually.

  • 11 months ago
  • 2 points

It depends on what you mean by unstable, if you are getting ingame stutters then it's quite possibly a cpu bottleneck

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

I actually was worried about that so I bought an outlet power meter to see what I was drawing. Under full load (without an OC on the graphics) I was running max like 420W. So an 80+ gold from seasonic at 650 should be fine. Doesn't hurt to get a 1000 I guess, but the 750 works fine for me.

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

Wow! Love the color. Great build!

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

I sure hope EK releases the distribution plate for the front glass.

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

they said that one was made for powerspec alone. even if they end up releasing one it will not look the same :(

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

Now That's What I'm Talking About!!! Great Build!!! +1

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

why didn't you rotated the CPU block and used the port on the reservoir below the one you are using? it looks better that way

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

Trust me, I wanted to do that. Unfortunately, Ryzen waterblocks are different from Intel blocks. Intel's mounts are all square from each other so you can do that, but ryzen's are rectangular. You can only rotate it 180deg at a time.

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

i thought you could take the block apart and rotate just the block without rotating the rectangular frame

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

Amazing build! Looking forward to using this same case for one!

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks amazing wondering what kind of fans you are using

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

These are asiahorse RGB 120mm fans. Just a cheap set I found on Amazon. They've worked well though, no complaints!

  • 10 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks for the response fantastic build

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey!

Awesome build. How well does the EVGA you water lock fit in the case? Is it hard up against the glass? Did you need to make any mods? Or was it all good?

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

Hi, sorry I just saw your question. Fun fact: this water block doesn't fit. It could be okay if the outer facing side didn't have plugs, but the plugs add even more depth. Right now I just keep the side panel off, but as time progresses I will likely 3D Print an extension to the side panel.

  • 10 months ago
  • 1 point

can you put the side glass panel on? in every picture you have posted the side glass panel is missing.is that because of the evga ftw3 waterblock? I am thinking of getting one myself but would love the make sure it will fit.

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

most likelly bcuz the side panel is tempered glass and would reflect alot of light

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

I am looking at hard tubing my build and I am wondering what kind of pump you are using and where do you fill/drain your loop? Awesome btw. Looks great.

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

+1 For The Awesome Build!

+1 For Ryzen

-1 for the un-level/lopsided tubing

Still +1 though!

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

does the side panel fit with that gpu waterblock?

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

did you have any issue with the Height clearance of the GPU block?

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey mate, I have also got a Ryzen 7 1700 and I was thinking about buying the EVGA FTW3 2080 ti. Does your CPU bottleneck your GPU in any way? Or have you overclocked your CPU to a really high speed?

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