Evolv ATX Airflow

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MrJimbo
James Waller
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Evolv ATX Airflow

Started with a 6600k/660Ti which appeased my OCD by looking nice on paper but soon upgraded to a strix 970, then a 980Ti. Delidded the CPU and custom looped that sucka, then got my case smashed up moving abroad. Insurance covered a new Phanteks Evolv ATX TG, and then I covered a 1080Ti poseidon. Sleeved cable extensions, moved to a D5 tube res from a D5 dual bay, I was happy, apart from the temps. Designed my own cut outs in Solidworks to a design I liked, and then Denis at Bytemodz stepped in and did an amazing job CNC'ing my design out of the Phanteks panels. Few cosmetic upgrades to LL140 fans and HD120s, and that's where I'm at today.

Whilst modding the panels, I set about the case removing a lot of framework from the top of the case to fit push pull fans between the rad and new open top of the case, to take advantage of the new airflow. Managed to squeeze 3x140 in the front as well which required some more material dremeling out of the way. cable management for 7 RGB fans and 2 plain 140s was a...challenge. case bolts together exactly as it did originally with the dust filters in place which I'm really pleased with. Temperatures are excellent now that I've Liquid metalled the Poseidon, and added spacers under the sprung screws to increase the tension of the card against the cooler, which saw up to 10 degrees better temps under load (and enables the GPU to idle around 28deg, so front fans actually stop for general usage, only turning on for gaming)

I don't have any sponsors but I do have to shoutout Denis @bytemodz again, the guy is an absolute boss and very talented. Hopefully people see this and what he's capable of.
Color(s): Black Silver
RGB Lighting? Yes
Cooling: Custom Liquid Cooling
Theme: Futuristic
Size: ATX
Type: General Build

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9900K, Z370 Maximus Formula, Trident Z RGB

Hardware

CPU
$ 529.99
Intel - Core i9-9900K
Socket: LGA 1151
Cores: 8
Integrated Graphics: 1
Motherboard
$ 387.99
ASUS - ROG Maximus X Formula
Chipset: Z370
CPU Socket: LGA 1151
Size: ATX
Memory
$ 239.99
G.Skill - Trident Z (RGB) (3200MHz)
Type: DDR4
Capacity: 32 GB
Graphics
ASUS - Poseidon
Chip Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip: GTX 1080 Ti
Storage
$ 89.99
Samsung - 850 EVO
Form Factor: 2.5 Inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 500 GB
Storage
$ 129.99
Samsung - 860 QVO
Form Factor: 2.5 Inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 1 TB
Storage
$ 124.99
Samsung - 970 EVO Plus
Form Factor: M.2
Interface: M.2 (M)
Capacity: 500 GB
PSU
$ 269.99
Corsair - RM650x
Wattage: 650
Form Factor: ATX
Efficiency: 80+ Gold
Case
Phanteks - Enthoo Evolv (Silver)
Type: Mid-Tower
Side Panel: Tempered Glass
Case Fans
$ 77.00
Case Fans
$ 96.05
Corsair - LL140 (RGB)
Size: 140 mm
Case Fans
Phanteks - PH-F140HP (discontinued)
Size: 140 mm
Cooling
Alphacool - Radiators
Type: Custom Loop
Cooling
EKWB - CPU Blocks (discontinued)
Type: Custom Loop
Cooling
EKWB - Fittings
Type: Custom Loop
Cooling
EKWB - Fluid
Type: Custom Loop
Cooling
EKWB - Pump
Type: Custom Loop
Cooling
EKWB - Radiators (discontinued)
Type: Custom Loop
Cooling
EKWB - Reservoir
Type: Custom Loop
Cooling
Primochill - Tubing
Type: Custom Loop
Monitor
$ 319.00
ASUS - VP28UQG
Size: 28 Inch
Panel: TN
Refresh Rate: 60 Hz
Keyboard
$ 106.57
Corsair - K70
Interface: Wired
Key Switch Type: Cherry MX Red
Type: Full Size
Mouse
$ 99.00
Corsair - Sabre RGB
Interface: Wired
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