HYDROPOWER [2020]

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Dante Mutti
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HYDROPOWER [2020]

I love building mods that have a retro, industrial, semi-steampunk feel to them. Within this design style I wanted the theme for this mod to center around water and electricity, while showcasing the water cooling components. I set out to make something that would not look like a computer, but rather some type of lab equipment that would be right at home in a post-apocalyptic underground laboratory.

I didn't want to have the peripherals look out of place with the custom mod, so I also customized the Monitor Stand, Headset, and made a custom aluminum board for the Mouse, Mousepad, and the programmable ControlPad. The fact that I chose to not use a standard keyboard I think adds to the intrigue of the project.
Color(s): Aluminum Black
RGB Lighting? Yes
Cooling: Custom Liquid Cooling
Theme: Industrial
Size: Micro-ATX
Type: General Build

Contests

This build participated in 7 contests.

Hardware

CPU
$ 279.99
Intel - Core i7-9700
Socket: LGA 1151
Cores: 8
Integrated Graphics: Yes
Motherboard
$ 128.86
ASUS - TUF Gaming S (B360M-Plus)
Chipset: B360
CPU Socket: LGA 1151
Size: Micro-ATX
Memory
$ 257.63
Kingston - HyperX Fury (3200MHz) (Black/RGB)
Type: DDR4
Capacity: 32 GB
Graphics
NVIDIA - Titan X Pascal
Chip Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip: Titan X
Storage
$ 74.99
Patriot - Viper VPN100
Form Factor: M.2
Interface: M.2 (M)
Capacity: 512 GB
Storage
$ 144.99
Patriot - Viper VPN100
Form Factor: M.2
Interface: M.2 (M)
Capacity: 1 TB
PSU
$ 140.00
Fractal Design - Ion+
Wattage: 860
Form Factor: ATX
Efficiency: 80+ Platinum
Case
Custom - Custom (custom)
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