Saturday build with my nephew

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KurtKurtson
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Saturday build with my nephew

I have built this PC together with my nephew. The goal was an aesthetically pleasing, clean loop without compromising on function. Accordingly, we went without a popular distro plate and used a Heatkiller Reservoir. We also did without the vertical GPU stand with the wobbly riser cable, but we stabilized the heavy GPU block with the anti-sag-bracket from Lian-Li. The key feature is the infinitiy-mirror on the bottom of the case. When turned off, it acts as a normal mirror. When switched on it contributes to the lighting and gives the building an interesting depth. RGB lighting is a challenge. RAM, motherboard, reservoir and GPU block use 12v, non-addressable LEDs and are synchronized by the motherboard software (MSI Dragon Center). The infinity-mirror as well as the LED strips in the case frame use addressable LED strips and are controlled by the Aquacomputer Farbwerk 360 via the Aquasuite software. The 6 fans are controlled according to water temperature by the Aquacomputer Quadro via Aquasuite, there are 2 water temperature sensors installed. Altogether the PC is almost inaudibly quiet during operation.
Color(s): Black
RGB Lighting? Yes
Cooling: Custom Liquid Cooling
Theme: Technology
Size: ATX
Type: General Build

Hardware

CPU
$ 304.99
AMD - Ryzen 7 (3700X)
Socket: AM4
Cores: 8
Motherboard
$ 233.05
MSI - Gaming Pro Carbon AC
Chipset: B450
CPU Socket: AM4
Size: ATX
Memory
$ 364.99
Graphics
$ 899.66
ASUS - GeForce Turbo
Chip Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip: RTX 2080 SUPER
Storage
$ 89.99
Samsung - 970 EVO Plus
Form Factor: M.2
Interface: M.2 (M)
Capacity: 500 GB
Storage
$ 105.99
Western Digital - WD Blue (WDS100T2B0A)
Form Factor: 2.5 Inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 1 TB
PSU
Corsair - RM750x (discontinued)
Wattage: 750
Form Factor: ATX
Efficiency: 80+ Gold
Case
$ 149.25
Lian Li - O11 Dynamic
Type: Mid-Tower
Side Panel: Tempered Glass
Case Fan
$ 12.31
ARCTIC - P12 Silent
Size: 120 mm
Case Fan
$ 27.06
BLACKNOISE - NB-eLoop B12-PS
Size: 120 mm
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