Intel i9 / RTX 3090 / 530W of heat

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Intel i9 / RTX 3090 / 530W of heat

This is my first build here, but since builds.gg started I have gone through several stages of development. The case before this one was huge...
My childhood dream had come true (almost) in September 2018, when I bought the Lian Li PC-O11 Dynamic (by der8auer). The dream was to build in a Lian Li case... So the dream came almost true, because back in the days Lian Li only manufactured full aluminium cases and PC-O11DX has little aluminium in it - besides the narrow front panel, most of the aluminium weight wise was in the cooling section of the build (360mm AIO and FTW3 heavy rad).

Louqe Ghost S1 looks more like a Lian Li case (in fact it should be manufactured by Lian Li as far as I know), although it's still not full aluminium because of the steel "backbone" in the middle. I love the looks of this case and the challenge it poses in terms of building. It's definitely a case for advanced builder and not in terms of building - the building in it was a breeze. I assembled the whole system in 2 hours after sauna and some beers in the middle of the night. My homework was very good though. I watched every possible build guide and review of this case and chose components carefully. I was planning to build with my 7700k from PC-O11DX, but managed to sell it a week before the Ghost S1 came in.

But this build is still not complete... I am struggling with an idea of 240mm AIO with Noctua fans and no additional "tophat" to achieve sort of "no hood" style.
I don't know if I should do it and boost the 9700k to 5 GHz all core overclock?!
Color(s): Black Green Light Blue
RGB Lighting? Yes
Theme: none
Cooling: Custom Liquid Cooling
Size: Mini-ITX
Type: General Build

Contests

This build participated in 4 contests.

Build Updates

Added 3090 and 240x45mm rad

Hardware

CPU
$ 403.00
Intel - Core i9-9900K
Socket: LGA 1151
Cores: 8
Integrated Graphics: Yes
Motherboard
$ 375.00
ASRock - Phantom Gaming-ITX/AC
Chipset: Z390
CPU Socket: LGA 1151
Size: Mini-ITX
Memory
$ 49.98
Corsair - Vengeance LPX (3000MHz) (Black) (2x)
Type: DDR4
Capacity: 8 GB
Graphics
$ 1,499.99
PNY - GeForce XLR8 Gaming Revel Epic-X (Triple Fan) (RGB)
Chip Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip: RTX 3090
Interface: PCIe x16
Storage
$ 95.99
Samsung - 970 EVO Plus
Form Factor: M.2
Interface: M.2 (M)
Capacity: 1 TB
PSU
$ 285.00
Corsair - SF750
Wattage: 750
Form Factor: SFX
Efficiency: 80+ Platinum
Case
$ 300.00
Louqe - Ghost S1
Type: Mini-Tower
Side Panel: Solid
Case Fan
$ 65.90
Noctua - NF-A12x25 PWM (2x)
Size: 120 mm
Cooling
$ 99.99
Noctua - NH-L12
Type: Air Cooler
Size (WxHxD): 128 mm
Monitor
$ 700.00
AOC - Agon (AG271QG)
Size: 27 Inch
Panel: IPS
Refresh Rate: 165 Hz
Mouse
$ 39.99
Logitech - G305
Interface: Wireless
Estimated total value of this build:
$ 3,215.25
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