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Project Golden ice (O11D)

My first venture into custom loop cooling

  • Build time: late autumn 2018

  • History behind the build: This build was my first venture into hardline tubing, and does in many ways serve as a working prototype/test-bed for an upcoming build and a replacement for my previous h500p build. Many of the things I tried to do didn't make it to the build here, like delving into custom PSU shrouds and a couple fun ideas I have for loop design.

  • What kind of custom work went into it: Obviously it's water-cooled. Beyond that the vertical GPU bracket got tweaked to support a bottom radiator, and metal details on the ram, AS well as rhw CPU and GPU block were re-painted gold

  • What i'd like to improve if it were today: I'd love to write a wall of text here, but that'd just spoil my upcoming build. All I can say is that it will feature a socket upgrade (finally) and dual 1080ti. So stay tuned for that.

Color(s): Black Gold Light Blue
RGB Lighting? Yes
Cooling: Custom Liquid Cooling
Theme: Color
Size: ATX


Category Brand / Part Info 
CPU Intel - Core i7 4790K
Cores: 4
Socket: 1150
Motherboard ASUS - Maximus VII GENE
Chipset: Z97
Size: microATX
Memory Support: DDR3
Memory Corsair - Vengeance Pro
Capacity: 16 GB
Type: DDR3
Storage Samsung - 850 EVO
Type: SSD
Capacity: 1 TB
Form Factor: 2.5"
Graphics EVGA - Founders Edition
Chip Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip: GTX 1080 Ti
PSU Corsair - RM1000i
Form Factor: ATX
Efficiency: 80+ Gold
Wattage: 1000W
Case Lian Li - PC-O11 Dynamic
Type: Mid-Tower
Motherboard Support: ATX
Side Panel: Tempered Glass
Case Fans Corsair - ML120 PRO RGB LED 120MM PWM Premium Magnetic Levitation
Size: 120
Cooling Phanteks - Glacier 1080Ti
Type: GPU Waterblock
Compatibilty: 1080Ti
Cooling Phanteks - Glacier C350I
Type: Waterblock
Compatibilty: Intel: LGA-1150/1151/1155/1156, LGA-2011
Cooling Watercool - HEATKILLER Tube 200 D5
Type: Reservoir
Size: 70 x 70 x 303.5mm