psychoedge

BEAST2.0

Discussion created by psychoedge on Mar 23, 2017
Latest reply on Apr 24, 2017 by psychoedge

Description:

Upgrade from basic air cooled i5-4570 / RX 470 build to new watercooled Ryzen 7 / RX Vega build inside Corsair Obsidian 750D with UV lighting and UV reactive green coolant.

 

This build is divided in 3 main steps:

Step 1: Basic CPU-watercooling build

a) assemble Ryzen, mainboard, RAM and Waterblock

b) assemble water cooling components (fan + radiators, pump+top, reservoir, tubes)

c) place components in case and test the cooling circuit

d) add old drives and GPU

e) add UV lighting for coolant

Step 2: RX Vega + GPU-watercooling + new PSU + small modding

a) install new PSU and recable the system

b) assemble waterblock and RX Vega card, assemble water cooling components (fan + radiator)

c) install RX Vega and include extra radiator and RX Vega in the water cooling circuit

d) stealth drive mod for Corsair Obsidian 750D

Step 3: M.2 SSD + modding and cable sleeving

a) install M.2 SSD and migrate OS

b) cable sleeving

c) window modding (e.g.engraving)

 

Worklog:

Step 1a): Assemble mainboard and water block, assemble water cooling components

 

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     Assembly of EK-Supremacy and Ryzen 7

 

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     Assembled Ryzen 7, EK-Supremacy Evo, Trident Z RGB and ROG Crosshair VI Hero

 

Step 1b): Place Ryzen 7 + Mainboard and water cooling components in new case

    

     Images following soon

 

Specifications

CPURyzen 7 1700X
CoolerEK-WB EK-Supremacy Evo
MotherboardASUS ROG Crosshair VI Hero
Memory2x8GB G.Skill Trident Z RGB DDR4-3000 (CL15)
GraphicsMSI Radeon RX 470 Gaming X 4G [planned: RX Vega]
Disc Drive 1256GB Samsung SSD 840 Evo (S-ATA)
Disc Drive 21TB Seagate Desktop HDD (7200rpm)
Disc Drive 3[planned: Samsung 960 Evo]
PSUThermaltake Smart M850W [planned: Corsair RM650i/x]
CaseCorsair Obsidian 750D Airflow Edition with Window [planned: stealth drive mod]

Outcomes