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{project} Heaven~Hell - Dual System Phenom

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This project idea came to me in a dream.  Maybe I was temporarily possessed by an angel or demon or both ??  Ever since the first initial thought I wanted to put 2 water cooled mITX systems in a SFF case.  Of course I know this build overall is really worthless, but that's no fun!

 

The plan is to mount two mITX motherboards into a smaller mATX case.  The top system {Heaven} would be blue/white themed and the bottom inverted system {Hell} would be red/black themed. Each would featured full cover motherboard blocks and be tubed with Primochill rigid tubing.  

 

here is some crappy art I whipped up in Photoshop to layout my idea.  I hope to be working with someone knowledgeable in 3D rendering/CAD design soon to really put it together for me - sVRFcZi.jpg

 

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{project} Heaven~Hell

 

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Sponsors:

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Planned Hardware List:

 

Case: Bitfenix Phenom mATX

MB: 2x ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe

Memory: Corsair Dominator GT DDR3 1866 4x8GB

HDD: 2x Samsung Evo 500GB SSD

GFX: 2x AMD R9 290x ~or~ Nvidia Geforce 780ti

PSU: 2x Silverstone G-Evolution 750w

 

Planned Cooling List:

 

Fans: Bitfenix Specter Pro LED (4xblue, 4xred)

Radiator: 2x Black Ice GT Stealth 240 mm

Water Blocks: 2x Bitspower AIZ77ITXD Nickel Plated - Clear

GFX Blocks: 2x Bitspower Nickel - Clear (depends on final gfx card choice)

Fittings: Primochill Rigid Revolvers White & Red

Tubing: Primochill Rigid Tubing Clear

Reservoir: 2x Primochill CTR Advanced 120 mm (new style w/D5 pump top)

Pump: 2x D5 PWM

 


 

The first few packages have arrived.

 

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Before I even opened the case I had to look at the radiators and fans.  Then I got a little anxious.  Fans are going to look great!

 

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These case feet may finally find a home.  Finding these also reminded me I need to hit up the MNPCTECH web store and order a few things.

 

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Now for the case.

 

I choose white because its {Heaven} and I wanted to add just a little {Hell} to it.

 

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(with side panels)

 

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(without side panels)

 

That's about as far as I'm going to get for now.  I have to go out of town this weekend for the military.  So the planning and modding will continue soon!  

 

 

 

 

 

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So I finally got back to doing a few things.  Not a huge update as I'm still working on finalizing some of the custom design work.  I need to get better in 3D/CAD programs...

 

Stripped the case down to just the frame.  Everything came off easily.  Front and top panels pop right off.  Most of the internals where just held by a few screws.  I only had to grab the drill for the motherboard tray.  Too easy!

 

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I wanted to use the MNPCTECH case feet I got from Bill awhile back, but they were a little short for mounting fans under the case.  So I just added them to the existing case feet.  Actually didn't turn out too bad.

 

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All four in place. Does it look alright?

 

Time to mount the radiators so I can get some better measurements for the custom motherboard trays.

 

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Bottom and top radiator mounted. 

 

I placed the top cover back on and it is a few millimeters short. :(

 

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Just by a few though...

 

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I think it will be really close to perfect if I remove the honeycomb plastic on the top filter.

 

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Well that's it for now.  Back to designing some custom parts and saving my pennies for the needed hardware.  

 

Stay tuned!

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Finally found someone that is proficient with 3D rendering.  So here is what this project will look like:

 

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The only differences will be the Motherboard trays.  They will be a little more themed when completed.

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Sorry I have been MIA for a bit ... I had some issues with my house that came before the computer :( 

 

Will post some updates soon as I finally got working on this thing again.  So stay tuned

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