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Completed The Crippled God. Scratch Open Frame Build.

lowfat

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Adding a couple of UV LEDs to the bottom of the heatsink (and fan) to assist with a couple of dead spots.

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Got lucky and was able to snag one of these. Should be a huge upgrade from my 1080.
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Painted the slot cover.
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Only a couple of mm to spare to fit in in the case.
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Can see the anti-sag in work. Although the card barely sags.
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Spend the day working on the wiring for it. Since it is an 8+8 pin, I need to use 2 Y cables :( . Doing my best to make it not noticeable.
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Looks great as usual, but you had me a bit scared.... showing all those pics of the new 3070 I was half expecting them to be the "before" images and that you were going to start tearing it down for modding.... :)
 

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Looks great as usual, but you had me a bit scared.... showing all those pics of the new 3070 I was half expecting them to be the "before" images and that you were going to start tearing it down for modding.... :)
Well I did flash the bios w/ an Asus one and painted the slot cover. But no hardware mods, yet. We'll see how the new bios and undervolting work. If I'm still hitting the power limit a lot, then I do have a bunch of current sensing resistors to do a shunt mod.
 

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Got the last piece in the mail.
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Wiring for the ARGBs
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Finished off the GPU cables. Will give them a few days to 'train' before I cut off the combs.
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The wiring inside the LED controller box isn't great. But there is just so many cables and I needed a bit of slack. :(
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That's it. She's done. I'll post final pics in a few days. :)
 

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The wiring inside the LED controller box isn't great. But there is just so many cables and I needed a bit of slack. :(
I guess you've made that into a covered box?

I commend you on your immense amount of patience (y)
 

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I guess you've made that into a covered box?

I commend you on your immense amount of patience (y)
It oringally had a hex pattern that was open. But I reprinted a solid one on the weekend when I saw how many wires there was. It'll be in the final pics.
 

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FINAL PICS!

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Having a hard time getting good light pictures. The pic don't do the UV justice.
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Hardware @ completion:

AMD 5800X + B Quiet Dark Rock Pro 4 + Gentle Typhoon AP-15
Asus Prime X570-Pro
MSI RTX 3070 Ventus OC 3X
2x16GB G.Skill 3200 @ 3900 15-14-13-30-43-2T-GDM off
2 x 256GB Samsung 950 Pro
2.4GB FusionIO ioDrive 2 Duo (two 1.2TB drives) + 1.2TB FusionIO ioScale. In a 3 drive RAID0.
Silverstone ST1000-G
3 x Silverstone AP181 180mm Penetrator fans
 

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