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[Completed build] El's water-cooled Deskintosh

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Hey people,


looks like I'm presenting the first desk mod 'round here?

Well, there you go! :)




ASUS Sabertooth Z77

Intel i7 3770k

EVGA GTX680 SuperClocked

Corsair Dominator 1600Mhz RAM 4x8GB

2x Samsung 830 SSDs

3x WD Caviar Green 1TB HDDs

Seasonic X-750 750W PSU




EKWB Supremacy CPU block plexi/nickel

EKWB RAM Dominator block plexi/nickel

EKWB FC680 GTX GPU block plexi/nickel

Phobya 250 reservoir

Phobya 1080 NOVA rad

Alphacool Laing D5 vario (don't know the exact model)

12mm Coppertubing with Bitspower Multi-Link SLI/CF C47 fittings

2x BeQuuiet SilentWings 140mm

Apple PowerMac G5 case for radiator and pump









































If you have questions, feel free to ask!

I've got a build log in this forum: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/286557-els-deskintosh-final-pictures/

By the way, thanks PunkNugget for convincing me to finally build a hackintosh ;)

It's been quite a whule since then, but you and GermanyChris over in MacRumors gave me inspiration for the project!


Thanks for watching!

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This is fantastic. You got my vote! It would be great to know what your GeekBench score is off of this machine... B)



Currently like any other stock 3770k as well, something around 13'500.

I haven't looked into overclocking yet, I simply didn't find any time :)

But I guess something around 18k should be possible.

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Very nice build!

I love idea to use copper tubes there they look very neat.

And oh You got my vote!

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As I said in your build log, YOU'VE GOT MY VOTE. This is the kind of I dream to build. Great, nice and neat work (included the copper tubes)

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