Project: SR-2 STACKER

Discussion in 'Overclocking, Benching & Modding' started by coolmister, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. coolmister

    coolmister New Member

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    I know its been way too long and these damn 840's have been breeding :uhoh:

    Some serious cooling needed for this EVGA SR-2 board and although the 840 is a pretty big case it was obviously going to be to small for 3 loops so lets get "stacking"

    Anyway, i was looking at my separates under the TV and liked how they stacked with the round silver feet showing in between so decided to do something similar with the two 840's and make a stacked rad box to fit on top.

    I'm thinking a couple of EK 480 radiators up top - one for the CPU's and one for the full board block and and a couple of MIP's RAM Freezers.

    I'm removing the hard drive caddy from the main 840 and will be mounting two EK 240's there for the graphics cards.

    So, i did a bit of a crude mock up with bits of chewing gum just to see how things look

    MINI 840 anyone :D

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  2. Erroneus

    Erroneus Get off my lawn!

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    Crazy! :D I like it. You better not live in a earthquake prone area :)
     
  3. Takaharu

    Takaharu Unus offa, unus iuguolo

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    Superglue :D
     
  4. procupine14

    procupine14 Why is it Beeping!?!?!

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    Oh man this is totally what I have in mind to do in the near future for my water cooling setup. I want to use a seperate case that can use minimal fluid loss quick disconnects to make it at least slightly portable.

    I always love your builds!
     
  5. CJLMTLCA

    CJLMTLCA Ti > IT

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    Nice! Once done it will be worthy of a Coolest Master logo.
     
  6. craig5320

    craig5320 Well-Known Member

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    Looks awesome, more pics to come I hope
     
  7. coolmister

    coolmister New Member

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    Cheers guys......long way to go yet but you get the idea :)

    BIG thanks to Crazy_V shipping me a brand new SR-2 board over and going above and beyond with updates, even though she's had her own issues to deal with.

    I got to hold one of the early samples at CeBIT in March but i forgot how big they actually are but none the less it, what a fantastic piece of kit.

    Anyway couldn't resist sticking a few dual PCB 295's in there just to see how it looked :w00t:

    ......blocks all ordered :)

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  8. kris23

    kris23 Going Insane.....

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    thats some power...
     
  9. coolmister

    coolmister New Member

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    Well i finished off fabricating the rad box and got it riveted back together so decided to test fit one of the 480 rads which fit perfect so all the measuring paid off.

    The whole top will be replaced with a 6mm thick piece of aluminium with a vent that will match both sides of the box but more on that later - just added the original top to see how things were looking and i'm well chuffed.

    And finally, i couldn't resist a photo next to the mini H20 Cosmos:D

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  10. craig5320

    craig5320 Well-Known Member

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    great work so far, keep it up
     
  11. niceguyrichy

    niceguyrichy c c c COFFEE

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    looking pretty awesome so far

    i'm envious; i don't have the skills, the money, or the balls to give something like this a try. kudos mate :)
     
  12. coolmister

    coolmister New Member

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    Nothing to see really but couldn't resist firing this thing up on the table :D

    I didn't think i had a PSU that would work but found a new Coolermaster Silent Pro M 1000w which has 2x CPU 12v 4+4 Pin and 6x PCIe 6+2 Pin and works a treat though not tried any 295's yet but booted and loaded W7 on a 74GB Raptor with a 285 and all seems well.

    Time to play :)

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  13. CJLMTLCA

    CJLMTLCA Ti > IT

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    Looking good!

    at least someone can put their system together
     
  14. Takaharu

    Takaharu Unus offa, unus iuguolo

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    Can you actually power 3 295s?
    Will 6-way SLI work or will it be something else?
    Do you have powerful air conditioning to fight off the heat that those cards are going to kick out?
    Can I have a job like yours?
     
  15. coolmister

    coolmister New Member

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    At this point i have no idea which cards the final build will use and only tried the 295's to see what it looked like.

    I'm shooting for a couple of XFX 5790 Black Editions as i liked how they worked on a previous build but time will tell i guess.
     
  16. procupine14

    procupine14 Why is it Beeping!?!?!

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    At this point seeing that motherboard with those cards in it I have to change my pants.....Just saying.
     
  17. Takaharu

    Takaharu Unus offa, unus iuguolo

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    You tore a hole in the front, proc?

    Seriously though: two 5970s, two processors and two lots of triple-channel memory? Damn. Wish I had 5 grand laying around.
     
  18. Mousey

    Mousey HH's Official Rodent

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    Even just on the table that setup looks pretty mental, Got any benchmarks to show us?
    I also noticed you smoke Camels, How man? Camels are horrible :D Golden Virginia or bust :D
     
  19. crowTrobot

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    Holy crap! That looks so goddamn bad ass. lol

    *subscribes*
     
  20. PhaedraCorruption

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    First time I have seen this done with a 840, very nice and original.
     

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