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Duality92
04-17-2016, 01:10 PM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/921/D2WWbm.png (https://imageshack.com/i/plD2WWbmp)

❚❚ Diginate.com (https://www.diginate.com/) ❚❚
❚❚ bequiet.com (http://www.bequiet.com/en/) ❚❚
❚❚ FrozenQPCMods.com (http://frozenqpcmods.com/) ❚❚
❚❚ Gigabyte.com (http://ca.gigabyte.com/?f=g) ❚❚
❚❚ CableMod.com (https://cablemod.com/) ❚❚
❚❚ Phanteks.com (http://www.phanteks.com/) ❚❚
❚❚ ModMyMods.com (https://modmymods.com/) ❚❚


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Duality92
04-19-2016, 07:45 AM
The whole build log can be found at http://www.overclock.net/t/1596945/sponsored-the-duality-dual-system-godavari-skylake-in-a-phanteks-p400-updated-2016-04-19

Duality92
05-01-2016, 03:07 AM
Small update. I should be receiving my Phanteks care package early next week :)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/SZH2sK.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plSZH2sKj)

Duality92
05-03-2016, 05:56 AM
Quick and dirty test to see if my plan works, and it does, and it does wonderfully, and it shall be so! You'll get an idea what I'll be doing :)

http://cdn.overclock.net/6/6b/6bf0631f_IMG_98792.jpeg

Duality92
05-03-2016, 04:45 PM
tease :)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/A3dim4.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnA3dim4j)

Duality92
05-05-2016, 08:21 AM
better tease :)

a lot of work coming this weekend!

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/2jvyub.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pm2jvyubj)

doyll
05-06-2016, 01:15 AM
Is cabling going to be turquoise when you are done?

Duality92
05-06-2016, 07:22 AM
Is cabling going to be turquoise when you are done?

Nope, I'm aiming the theme of this picture. It's a Schizophrenic build with personality troubles of Intel and AMD.

http://www.anawalls.com/images/movies/fight-club-tyler-durden-brad-pitt-edward-norton-faces.jpg

Duality92
05-07-2016, 05:08 AM
Dual System :)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/5Pg4wI.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pm5Pg4wIj)

Duality92
06-06-2016, 10:03 AM
I want to say a really big thank you to CableMod! You have to try out their Configurator (https://store.cablemod.com/configurator/)!

http://cdn.overclock.net/4/4b/4b6a8847_Cablemodsponsor.png

Duality92
06-14-2016, 12:24 PM
So I just put in a big order at MNPCTech stay tuned! :D

two vandal switches in black along (http://mnpctech.com/bulgin-modmytoys-computer-pc-power-reset-switch-mounting-plates-vandal-anti-resitant-lamptron/vandal-power-switch/)
with 2-pin connectors and one switch plate in black (http://mnpctech.com/bulgin-modmytoys-computer-pc-power-reset-switch-mounting-plates-vandal-anti-resitant-lamptron/2-pin-motherboard-connection/2-pin-motherboard-connector.html)
https://mnpctech.com/images/companies/3/black_anodized_bulgin_lamptron_mod_toy_vandal_pc_c omputer_dell_hp_power_reset_button1.jpghttp://mnpctech.com/images/thumbnails/280/210/detailed/1/2pin.mb.motherboard.connector.power.reset.mnpctech .com.jpg?t=1444221197

12x24 round modders mesh (http://mnpctech.com/case-mods-gaming-pc-liquid-modding-custom-computer-mnpctech-overclock-cooling-fan-grills/modders-mesh-perforated-aluminum-steel-honeycomb-grill-intake-front-fan-slotted-diamond-round-hex/)
http://mnpctech.com/images/thumbnails/280/210/detailed/1/mesh5_09fg-5q.32.jpg

Black pop rivets for the case (http://mnpctech.com/pc-mod-tools/pc-pop-rivets/)
http://mnpctech.com/images/thumbnails/280/210/detailed/1/pop_rivet_black_computer_case_chassis_doomed.jpg

PC Chassis pop rivet tool (http://mnpctech.com/pc-mod-tools/pop-rivet-pc-chassis-gun-riveting/)
http://mnpctech.com/images/thumbnails/280/209/detailed/1/install_pc_pop_rivets_gun_tool_size_black_silver_m npctech1.jpg

2* 12x12 red colored acrylic sheets (http://mnpctech.com/acrylic-sheets/)
http://mnpctech.com/images/detailed/2/red_colored_cast_acrylic_3_eplastic_perspex_tap_tr anslucent_window_sheet_9b6o-kt.jpg

6/32 – red anodized screws (http://mnpctech.com/screws-anodized-m3-m4-30mm-35mm-40mm-red-blue-green-gold-ek-alphacool-hardwarelabs-corsair-xspc/)
http://mnpctech.com/images/thumbnails/280/219/detailed/2/xspc_radiator_1_red_anodized_screw_6_32_rc_fastene r_express_swiftech.jpg

2 white 12 inch LED strip and one red 12 inch LED strip (http://mnpctech.com/pc-led-lights/)
http://mnpctech.com/images/detailed/1/red_darkside_dazmode_led_rgb_super_bright_strip_pc _dimmable_sleeved1.jpg

The ATX pin removal tool (http://mnpctech.com/pc-sleeving-psu-power-supply-atx-tool-white-black-pet-red-green-blue/pc-sleeve-tool.html)
https://mnpctech.com/images/companies/3/ATX_PSU_Molex_pin_removal_tool.jpg

doyll
06-14-2016, 01:03 PM
Good! MNPCTech are good peoplel. ;)

Duality92
06-14-2016, 01:25 PM
Indeed! Bill was a great help :)

Duality92
06-15-2016, 07:33 PM
So this is what a Case Labs XL-ATX motherboard tray looks ready to be mounted to another case and transformed into ITX :) One more of these to come possibly!

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/hbvYMo.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plhbvYMoj)

doyll
06-16-2016, 12:22 AM
I could use one of those (before you chopped it from a loin roast into loin steaks) as a test station. :D

Duality92
06-16-2016, 04:26 AM
I could use one of those (before you chopped it from a loin roast into loin steaks) as a test station. :D

They're great to have!

Duality92
06-19-2016, 04:18 PM
The top has a tab with a spot for two rivets initially, but I had to chop that down. Along with this, I brought the whole bottom of the tray and expansion slots up to the last expansion slots height. This, technically puts me at 214mm. Once I'm done the second one, this case will be dual ITX with both a removable tray. I'm keeping the trays up to the size of the CPU cutout on these trays for cable management. I'm also still debating of the orientation of both of these. I have the choice between both regular, both reverse or one of both and have windowed side panels on both sides.

The trays them selves are done, just a tiny bit of sanding left and the paint will come later on. The turquoise paint was only put on for drawing purposes :)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/ecLiNf.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmecLiNfj)

Duality92
06-21-2016, 01:07 PM
Alright guys, I need help deciding what layout I'll be using. I have my mind set on one, but I want to know what you guys think!

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/jkMmfz.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pojkMmfzp)http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/NEjOsc.png (https://imageshack.com/i/plNEjOscp)http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/qcweFB.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pnqcweFBp)

Duality92
06-22-2016, 05:00 AM
With the second ITX tray done, I've decided on this layout!

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/XAC15W.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poXAC15Wj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/qNV5KA.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poqNV5KAj)

Duality92
06-23-2016, 08:17 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/921/i66IdW.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pli66IdWp)

So I just got a new sponsor on board! I'll let you guess who! (http://frozenqpcmods.com/) ;)

doyll
06-24-2016, 03:37 AM
Congratulations!

doyll
06-24-2016, 04:02 AM
I like the layout!
Congrats on the new sponsor!

Are you going to have a divider panel between the two mobo trays? So when viewing through the window I am assuming each will have we only see the color scheme of that system?

Duality92
06-24-2016, 12:15 PM
I'm considering it, but I'm not sure because of the amount of cable I'll have.

Anyways, thanks :)

Finished building the rear panel :)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/j1nmyk.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnj1nmykj)

Duality92
06-24-2016, 07:46 PM
Figured you guys would be interested in a bigger update! 5 hours of work = a new rear I/O panel. Only a small detail left, bonus points to who ever finds it! Also a bonus of my helper, she sunbathes more than anything though.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/E570fV.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poE570fVj)
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doyll
06-24-2016, 10:14 PM
Coming along nicely, but our dog doesn't looks rather unhappy with color match. :D

Duality92
06-25-2016, 03:46 AM
Coming along nicely, but our dog doesn't looks rather unhappy with color match. :D

She has her moments :P

Duality92
06-27-2016, 09:39 AM
So I started working on the front of the case, behind the P400's front panel. The front of this case will be turned into exhaust. A spot for both 140mm and 120mm fans for the top and bottom of the case. This is part one of the bracket I will be creating for the PSU and power splitter. The PSU mount I'm using is from a Bitfenix Prodigy M. The aluminium sheet came from one of the Case Labs trays I butchered. No sense in wasting that high quality aluminium! :)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/bTGDk9.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plbTGDk9j)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/k12OmD.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnk12OmDj)
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Duality92
06-29-2016, 02:56 PM
Only fools don't change their minds! Changed the power splitter orientation along with salvaging more Case Labs trays!

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/7ZMcx7.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pm7ZMcx7j)

I love this ruler, every modder seriously needs one!

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/WU53Ya.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmWU53Yaj)

Duality92
06-29-2016, 04:48 PM
And done! :) Only the mounting holes for the whole thing to the front panel and a better spacer for between the PSU and Power Splitter mounting plate!

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/aT2EFZ.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plaT2EFZj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/bMmg9Y.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmbMmg9Yj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/cR4etG.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmcR4etGj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/wFqvco.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plwFqvcoj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/rL3NWb.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/porL3NWbj)

Duality92
07-10-2016, 06:32 PM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/922/g7n8ZN.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pmg7n8ZNp)

So I'm back from a week of vacation visiting my family :)

While home, I was talking to my father about my current mod and he said he found a few years ago, 4 lengths of aluminium square tubing that if I could use them, I could have them. Ends up, I brought around 448"++ of square tubing (Yes, that's almost 40 feet) of thick square tubing. I had to cut them in around 32"+ lenghts to be able to bring them in the car. These should help me quite a bit in my build!

I might be able to make more progress this week, I've spent quite a bit drawing out the front panels cuts this afternoon, so that's what you should be seeing next :)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/aNXVZs.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plaNXVZsj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/cRmHwb.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plcRmHwbj)

Duality92
07-14-2016, 05:46 PM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/922/g7n8ZN.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pmg7n8ZNp)

So, this is a huge tease of what's to come, I still have TONS to do, but the layout is visible. So will be everything. This will be the cable management of a life time but I've got a very good idea on how to manage it :)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/zH2ERz.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnzH2ERzj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/FZBITr.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plFZBITrj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/0ufSxt.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/po0ufSxtj)

doyll
07-15-2016, 12:22 AM
Gotta love the back with everything but I/O openings and PCie slots being venting.
Good to see someone who know exhaust fans are not necessary. We just need good intake fans and exhaust venting. ;)

Duality92
07-16-2016, 03:59 AM
Gotta love the back with everything but I/O openings and PCie slots being venting.
Good to see someone who know exhaust fans are not necessary. We just need good intake fans and exhaust venting. ;)

:) The thing is, since the PSU is at the front, i'll have to use it as exhaust! :O

doyll
07-16-2016, 05:32 AM
Doesn't really matter if it's exhaust or intake as long as other side can flow similar amount of air. :D

Duality92
07-18-2016, 05:02 AM
Doesn't really matter if it's exhaust or intake as long as other side can flow similar amount of air. :D

From what I'm planning, it should be 4x80mm intake and 2x120/140 exhaust.

doyll
07-18-2016, 05:33 AM
If I'm understanding you correctly, you are doing back to front airflow.

80MM fans? That is about the same flow as 1x 140mm fan and probably a lot more noise.

If back is intake you probably don't need any intakes on it, just some good front exhaust fans.

Duality92
07-18-2016, 06:40 AM
If I'm understanding you correctly, you are doing back to front airflow.

80MM fans? That is about the same flow as 1x 140mm fan and probably a lot more noise.

If back is intake you probably don't need any intakes on it, just some good front exhaust fans.

Both front exhaust might have a radiator, if not, they'll have good exhaust fans!

doyll
07-18-2016, 07:13 AM
I would think something like the PH-F120MP on or off a radiator would do a good job in front. Maybe push/pull just to allow lower rpm and sustain airflow, but that would require experimentation.

Duality92
07-18-2016, 11:28 AM
I would think something like the PH-F120MP on or off a radiator would do a good job in front. Maybe push/pull just to allow lower rpm and sustain airflow, but that would require experimentation.

Chances are F4-120 Vardars will be used if a radiator is used, if not FF4-140's are going in the front.

Duality92
07-20-2016, 09:27 AM
So, I with the square tubing aluminium, I made myself 12 of these, anyone care to guess what they're for? :)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/sDcqdA.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmsDcqdAj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/Q8peSA.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plQ8peSAj)

Duality92
07-21-2016, 07:35 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/924/k5UZU7.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pok5UZU7p)

New sponsor! Welcome to bequiet! who will be supplying me with 4 of their 80mm Pure Wings 2 fans! These fans are gorgeous!

Product Page (http://www.bequiet.com/en/casefans/506)

http://www.bequiet.com/admin/FileServer.php?src=be-quiet.net/volumes/PDM/_products/bl044/bl044_w_l_3.jpg

Duality92
07-22-2016, 06:47 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/923/eVEsql.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pneVEsqlp)

Another new sponsor! This time it's Gigabyte with Two ITX motherboards! One for each system!

The motherboards

The Kaveri FM2+, ITX, GA-F2A88XN-WIFI along with the Skylake 1151, ITX, GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/924/toO8AS.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/potoO8ASj)http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/922/UODJSr.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmUODJSrj)

doyll
07-23-2016, 12:21 PM
Look like it's coming along nicely.

Duality92
07-25-2016, 05:25 AM
Look like it's coming along nicely.

Thanks bud ^^

Duality92
07-27-2016, 11:50 AM
Hey guys! Sorry for the lack of update the last week! I will be however, be on vacation next week so I hope I can make a great big update for you guys!

Duality92
07-27-2016, 04:24 PM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/923/eVEsql.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pneVEsqlp)

I got these much faster than I had expected! :O

Thanks so much Gigabyte ([@]GBT-MatthewH[/@]) for the help! Without you this wouldn't be as good! Without further ado, here they are! :D The Kaveri FM2+, ITX, GA-F2A88XN-WIFI along with the Skylake 1151, ITX, GA-Z170N-Gaming 5!

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/oUcdgy.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnoUcdgyj)
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Duality92
08-03-2016, 12:16 PM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/922/2BLYOI.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pm2BLYOIp)

So I want to welcome Diginate.com to the party. They do all sorts of custom decals! Check them out! :)

Also got the BeQuiet! 80mm fans! They're beauts!

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/458DYG.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pl458DYGj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/7WlSr2.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pl7WlSr2j)
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Duality92
08-05-2016, 08:13 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/922/2BLYOI.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pm2BLYOIp)

So, I had a bit of free time this morning, I had the chance to cut both rear panel SSD/2.5" HDD trays! I used my trusty dremel with a small end mill :) These are done 100% by hand.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/cIHb0N.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmcIHb0Nj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/ZZXxZI.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plZZXxZIj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/sU0jDH.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plsU0jDHj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/Rp0YvX.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnRp0YvXj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/CzH6fl.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmCzH6flj)

Duality92
08-05-2016, 03:16 PM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/922/2BLYOI.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pm2BLYOIp)

Played around all afternoon with the cables, the red ones you see are the phanteks extensions, they are a bit thicker than the CableMod ones so they're hard to put in, but once they're in, they don't move, it's a bit of a trade off. I like it, but my thumb hates it. This is just a quick and dirty testing and preliminary cable management. I will need to get my Phanteks Power Splitter and PWM hubs back! :) Also two more fans to install eventually when the time comes!

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/y4CKPJ.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/ply4CKPJj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/kT673d.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plkT673dj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/EXiFq8.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poEXiFq8j)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/rxaXbt.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/porxaXbtj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/P0RdgK.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmP0RdgKj)

Duality92
08-15-2016, 05:57 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/922/2BLYOI.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pm2BLYOIp)

So after almost a week of planning, I finally drew out the bracket that will be used to hold both Phanteks PWM splitters, I won't reveal much yet, but I will be, as always, recycling a piece of aluminium salvaged from a Case Labs tray!

Also, I will be attempting to mod the PWM splitters so that they only use power from SATA because currently they're made to draw power from the 4-pin connector and SATA combined.

I had trouble with my last power splitter, but Phanteks came through and is sending me another of their power splitters, which I should be getting shortly, this will help me advance in the project a bit more!

Once all of this is done, I will need to mod one of the Phanteks CPU coolers to fit on the Gigabyte Z170N Gaming 5 because there's a bit of inteference with the WiFi module.

Since I removed the motherboard tray, I will need to make something to keep the case square, this will be made with angled brackets place in the bottom corners. Paired with two full plexi windows, the case will be structurally solid again :)

Duality92
08-23-2016, 05:00 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/922/2BLYOI.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pm2BLYOIp)

Sorry for the long delay without any updates, after a lot of though, I bought myself a 3D printer, this will help tremendously with my build. Stay tuned for more! :)

doyll
08-26-2016, 03:41 AM
3D printer!! I want 3D printer!!

Duality92
09-12-2016, 09:42 AM
Dear forum followers and viewers,

I am sad to announce that I have to cancel my The Duality build. It’s for a reason that I cannot take blame, that I will explain to you in detail.

Some of you might have noticed the stall in my work. This, entirely, is because of the power splitter and/or PWM hubs from Phanteks. Back in May, the power splitter with the PWM hubs managed to kill 2 storage drives and my MSI Z170A Gaming M5. After 3 months of false promises and a whole lot of empty apologies, I received a reimbursement for these. The problem is that I sent back both the power splitter and PWM hubs so they could test them.

I’ve had false promises of them telling me I would get replacement parts for these items, but never did. They even confirmed to me these had shipped, but never gave me a tracking number and two month has passed since then. I am very doubtful they actually sent anything.

I really hope this does not tarnish my reputation because I have tried, at least once a week since the beginning of May to resolve this issue. I’ve truly used all of my resources and never wanted for this to end this way.

I also will not be selling any parts that I have been sponsored. If I have no use for these parts, they will be given away, for free.

My sincerest apologies,

Duality92.

Duality92
09-15-2016, 01:05 PM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/921/reOoJc.png (https://imageshack.com/i/plreOoJcp)

so, after pestering Frozen-Q relentlessly, we finaly concluded a design for a custom case to build in. The case base is the the Frozen-Q Apex mATX (http://www.frozenqshop.com/frozenq-apex-matx-case/).

This case will be modified to take in two ITX rigs, one with a full GPU and the other with just the motherboard AND two full ATX power supplies!

http://cdn2.bigcommerce.com/n-nr1m3w/2j9867/products/179/images/897/IMG_4225__57055.1473205859.1280.1280.jpg

Duality92
09-19-2016, 05:49 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/921/reOoJc.png (https://imageshack.com/i/plreOoJcp)

One of two radiators done!

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/922/qGudb4.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmqGudb4j)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/923/w00T1E.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnw00T1Ej)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/923/gcIT2d.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pngcIT2dj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/921/ebL5OG.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plebL5OGj)

achat
09-19-2016, 09:27 AM
I love this ruler, every modder seriously needs one!

Duality92
09-19-2016, 11:09 AM
I love this ruler, every modder seriously needs one!

I agree! :)

Duality92
09-23-2016, 08:20 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/921/reOoJc.png (https://imageshack.com/i/plreOoJcp)

I've been in great discussions with Frozen Q about the custom Apex mATX case. It seems that putting two full ITX systems and a full custom watercooling loop into an mATX chassis isn't the easiest task, who would've thought? ;)

That means,



Two ITX boards (One with a big GPU)
Two ATX Power Supplies
Two 280mm Radiators
Two (actually three) SSDs
etc etc. I think you get where I'm going with this ;)



Stay tuned! :D

Duality92
09-24-2016, 03:28 PM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/921/reOoJc.png (https://imageshack.com/i/plreOoJcp)

Prototyping some new cable combs :) Expect to see more 3D printing!

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/921/f8lT9o.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plf8lT9oj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/921/DTPAn2.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plDTPAn2j)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/921/t02iVI.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plt02iVIj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/924/7aLRax.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/po7aLRaxj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/922/vUPBoL.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmvUPBoLj)

doyll
09-24-2016, 10:11 PM
I like these!
Almost as nice as Bill's ;)

Duality92
09-26-2016, 04:48 AM
I like these!
Almost as nice as Bill's ;)

Wait 'til I put more together for the final build :)

Duality92
09-27-2016, 04:56 AM
After much tinkering the best I can do with the 6600K is 4.7 GHz @ 1.488v load and 1565/8002 for the GTX 970 on Time Spy benchmark. As far as the 7870K goes, previously my best overclock was 4.5 GHz @ 1.5v with AMD Overdrive, but I can't wait to try it with BIOS overclocking.

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/15076547

http://cdn.overclock.net/9/97/97d57857_4205.png

Duality92
09-28-2016, 08:51 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/921/reOoJc.png (https://imageshack.com/i/plreOoJcp)

UPDATE TIME! :D

We finally finished the design of the case. My creative mind goes crazy when I get to do customization. Cutting should be starting today! :D This is an as-close-as-you'll-get render of the case :)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/922/gVs0dx.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pmgVs0dxp)

Duality92
09-28-2016, 12:01 PM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/921/reOoJc.png (https://imageshack.com/i/plreOoJcp)

I'll just leave these here.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/921/gpXEiq.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plgpXEiqj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/924/DhPSfB.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poDhPSfBj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/922/E503KT.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmE503KTj)

Duality92
09-30-2016, 05:19 AM
Just to let you all know, I should be getting pictures of the assembled case today :) To not reveal too much the paper backing will remain (it's actually to protect it during shipping, but helps to not reveal too much :P

Duality92
09-30-2016, 08:27 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/921/reOoJc.png (https://imageshack.com/i/plreOoJcp)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1280x1024q90/923/YtRLvm.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnYtRLvmj)

Duality92
10-01-2016, 04:36 AM
I can't tell you exactly what but I've got something big coming. Something Pascal big from Gigabyte.

Duality92
10-03-2016, 05:53 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/921/reOoJc.png (https://imageshack.com/i/plreOoJcp)


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/922/i7EC89.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pmi7EC89p)

doyll
10-03-2016, 07:22 AM
Nice, where is mine? :p

Duality92
10-03-2016, 08:57 AM
Nice, where is mine? :p

You need to make a build for that :P

doyll
10-03-2016, 09:35 AM
I have a build for that.
4x Phanteks, 2x Nanoxia, 1x be quiet! or 2x Fractal Design. Which one do you want it in? :D

Duality92
10-03-2016, 10:08 AM
Primo with tons of water cooling ;)

Duality92
10-04-2016, 07:48 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/921/reOoJc.png (https://imageshack.com/i/plreOoJcp)


Rear panel and bottom motherboard mounting location preview :)


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/922/Fb6NTH.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmFb6NTHj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/923/GxGdTZ.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnGxGdTZj)

Duality92
10-05-2016, 04:49 PM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/921/reOoJc.png (https://imageshack.com/i/plreOoJcp)

Preview of things to come!

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/922/Yd5a2R.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmYd5a2Rj)

Duality92
10-07-2016, 05:32 AM
So next week will be big. I'm getting my new video card (Thursday) and my case (Tuesday)!!

Duality92
10-10-2016, 03:55 PM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/921/D2WWbm.png (https://imageshack.com/i/plD2WWbmp)

sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooon...

Duality92
10-11-2016, 11:14 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/923/j6CYOJ.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pnj6CYOJp)

Big thank you to ModMyMods for the sponsorship. Really is a pleasure working with the guys over there!

I've updated the OP with the list of what they'll be sponsoring.




http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/923/j6CYOJ.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pnj6CYOJp)

Big thank you to ModMyMods for the sponsorship. Really is a pleasure working with the guys over there!

I've updated the OP with the list of what they'll be sponsoring.





2 * Alphacool NexXxoS XP3 Light - Acetal - Intel/AMD
Alphacool NexXxoS ST30 240mm
Alphacool NexXxoS XT45 280mm
Alphacool NexXxoS GPX - Nvidia Geforce GTX 1070 M01
Alphacool VPP755 EisPumpe
Alphacool Eisdecke D5 Top - Plexi G1/4 - V.3
4 * Alphacool G1/4 Passthrough Connector - Black
4 * Alphacool Eiszapfen 3/8" ID x 5/8" OD Compression Fitting - Black 6-pack
10 * Alphacool Eiszapfen 45 Angled Rotatable Adapter Fitting - Black
10 * Alphacool Eiszapfen 90 Angled Rotatable Adapter Fitting - Black
4 * Phobya LEDready Twin 5mm Ultra-bright white 30cm - Black
20 feet of Mayhems 3/8"-5/8" (10/16mm) Ultra Clear Tubing
Mayhems X1 UV Blue Concentrate 250ML

Duality92
10-12-2016, 07:47 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/923/j6CYOJ.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pnj6CYOJp)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/923/0YA1d5.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pn0YA1d5j)

Hooded
10-12-2016, 02:25 PM
Build coming along nicely.
Loving that work on the case.
Nice parts and hardware list as well.
The guys from ModMyMods as very active in the enthusiast community. A good bunch.

Duality92
10-13-2016, 04:55 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/923/j6CYOJ.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pnj6CYOJp)

This update doesn't need many words.


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/921/FXDV0a.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plFXDV0aj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/921/1vqXv9.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pl1vqXv9j)

Duality92
10-14-2016, 05:57 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1280x1024q90/923/j6CYOJ.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pnj6CYOJp)


Progress and planning is being made :) I'll try to make more this weekend and do some proper pictures. For now, I leave you with this.


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/921/9v0I7y.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pl9v0I7yj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/921/F4F4bj.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plF4F4bjj)

nguyenlinh15111995
10-18-2016, 06:49 PM
the wonderful things :)

Duality92
10-20-2016, 06:56 PM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/923/j6CYOJ.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pnj6CYOJp)


Care package from ModMyMods! :D


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/923/ZM0vAw.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnZM0vAwj)

Duality92
10-27-2016, 04:52 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1280x1024q90/923/j6CYOJ.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pnj6CYOJp)


Little update, things are getting done :) Lots of work to do with a two week deadline!! Tube combs galore :D

Also, it kind of hurts modifying a custom made case, but it needs to be done! :)


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1280x1024q90/923/Wx0lrt.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnWx0lrtj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1280x1024q90/923/8EyUzw.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pn8EyUzwj)

Duality92
10-29-2016, 09:27 AM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1280x1024q90/923/j6CYOJ.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pnj6CYOJp)

Getting moar done! pump installed and plumbed. Missing a ST30 280 because I realized because of the Z170 board 8-pin location, it simply will not fit with the 45mm thick. Also missing the reservoir from Frozen-Q.


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1280x1024q90/922/5UGAnh.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pm5UGAnhj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1280x1024q90/923/62yxxY.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pn62yxxYj)
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http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1280x1024q90/921/KAmvSs.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plKAmvSsj)

nguyenlinh15111995
10-30-2016, 09:24 PM
hi guys, it is terrible. not bad :D

Duality92
11-06-2016, 08:41 PM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1280x1024q90/923/j6CYOJ.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pnj6CYOJp)


Last picture update before the final shots! This build has so many cables, it's proving to be quite a challenge, with the help of my 3D printer, it makes it easier!


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1280x1024q90/924/Od7RAJ.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poOd7RAJj)
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http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1280x1024q90/924/sE7HsW.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/posE7HsWj)

Duality92
11-13-2016, 06:47 PM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/923/j6CYOJ.png (https://imageshack.com/i/pnj6CYOJp)

Final update! I hope everyone that followed is excited as I am about this build, I really loved how it turned out! :) Cheers!


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Duality92
11-21-2016, 08:47 AM
With my entry into the gigabyte 30th anniversary case mod competition, voting is now enabled for the "fan favorite" this enables you to win prizes too! You can select more than one build for your vote and you can vote once a day until the 19th of December!

Vote here! http://event.gigabyte.us/mod2win/vote/

I'd appreciate your vote if you think my build is worth it! :)

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