Union Copper

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Vimbridale
Derek A Price
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Apprentice plumber
Portland, United States
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Union Copper

Hello from Oregon!

I started working as an apprentice plumber about two years ago and I wanted to see if it was possible to cool a computer using all plumbing parts. With the exception of the water blocks, every part in this build is pressure rated and certified for either potable water or closed circuit heating. The radiator is a combustion chamber salvaged from a gas fired water heater. The chassis is made from 3/4" and 1/2" nominal copper tubing, all soldered connections, and oak plywood. It's not perfect, but it's leagues better than my first attempt, and I'm sure I can build even more beautiful computers in the future.
Color(s): Red
RGB Lighting? No
Cooling: Custom Liquid Cooling
Theme: Steampunk
Size: ATX
Type: General Build

Contests

This build participated in 1 contest.

Hardware

CPU
$ 383.97
Intel - Core i9-9900K
Socket: LGA 1151
Cores: 8
Integrated Graphics: Yes
Motherboard
$ 213.62
MSI - Meg Ace
Chipset: Z390
CPU Socket: LGA 1151
Size: ATX
Memory
$ 439.00
G.Skill - Trident Z (4133MHz) (Black)
Type: DDR4
Capacity: 32 GB
Graphics
$ 1,349.99
ZOTAC - RTX 2080 Ti
Chip Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip: RTX 2080 Ti
Storage
$ 169.55
ADATA - XPG SX8200
Form Factor: PCIe x4
Interface: PCIe x4
Capacity: 960 GB
PSU
$ 199.99
Rosewill - Quark 1200
Wattage: 1000
Form Factor: ATX
Efficiency: 80+ Platinum
Case Fan
$ 29.90
Noctua - NF-A12x25 PWM
Size: 120 mm
Cooling
Aquacomputer - Cuplex Cryos
Type: CPU Waterblock
Cooling
$ 208.42
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