Description

My first watercooled computer. Have been building for ages, but decided that I needed a new one for myself, and that I had to at least try doing a custom loop at some point.

Very happy with the end result. Had to make some modification to the case to make everything work, but nothing too dramatic, and it looks amazing.

More mid-build pics here: http://imgur.com/a/cWLtj

Comments

  • 35 months ago
  • 4 points

linus approved +1

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

I didn't even think of that association XD I just kind of rolled the dice with the orange. All I have to do is change coolant and software switch all the lighting if it was bad, but I'm glad it turned out the way it did :)

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

Wow this is amazing! Great job man!

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

hope you reversed that back fan so it exhausts.

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

I had to leave it as intake because of the lack of positive pressure otherwise. It also helps to make sure the top rad gets some fresh air and not just the recycled stuff from the front. Thankfully, I have a dust filter on the way :)

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

1+! This is so amazing! i really really love it! there are not many setups in wich this montor looks great becasue of the orange but you sir nailed it!

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

I love it ! change picture featured by this serious

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

You said you're more proud of the front glow than the water cooling. Is the front glow custom? Or does that come with the case?

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Custom. It's actually really simple, just used a looped LED strip. It just kind of happened as I had so much extra length (I have 1.8m total LED length). I'll try and post a photo of how I got it to work when I get home :)

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

I took a picture: http://imgur.com/I5vmRD5

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks. That is such a simple yet effective way to enhance lighting on the case. Nice work. Have you thought about cathode lighting instead of LED for inside the case? It looks like the LEDs on the inside are creating dots of light instead of a diffuse even lighting.

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

i have the same build and i love it

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

Oh look, another beautiful, unique and immaculately executed Evolv Tempered glass build. It's not like we haven't seen that a 1000 times... s/

Awesome build, man. I love the minimal tubing routing and the lighting.

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! I know there's so many Evolv builds, but it's a bloody nice case, so I'm glad people think it stands out a little :)

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

I am an Evolv ATX TG owner as well. :P

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

Man I really love the Enthoo Evolv Tempered Glass. I really wish I would've picked it up for my latest build. Maybe for version 2.0

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

Sweet build! Only thing I would recommend is getting a good quality mousepad, so as to protect the desk and give your mouse a more consistent surface as well as giving your setup an overall cleaner look.

I recommend the Corsair MM300 extended mousepad as its fairly neutral colour scheme will go well with almost any build, or a Razer Firefly/ Corsair Polaris with RGB lighting for that red/orange feel. Hope this helps! :)

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks for compliments :)

A mousepad is definitely on the list. I'm actually torn between the extended MM300 and the Polaris right now. I'd like to try the FireFly Cloth, but it has such a large logo on it :( Also considering one of the Artisan mousepads, but they're difficult to source here in Australia.

  • 35 months ago
  • 3 points

If you do like the rgb mousepads, I would suggest mm800 over the razer firefly because it has a usb hub so you don't have to sacrifice a USB port to your mousepad. The lighting is also better on the corsair's and can sync with your keyboard if you have a ripple effect when you're typing.

Long story short, MM300 or MM800 is what I would suggest.

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

I personally went for the MM300 and never looked back. Honestly I find LEDs on mousepads a little over the top with all the light coming from everywhere else.

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

Finally a good looking orange and black build definitely +100

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

An ultra wide monitor, hard line water cooling and fully orange and black color scheme? Mr. Tech Tips would approve! ...wait... no Noctua fans?!?! Either way, this is a crazy cool looking build +1.

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

I love the orange glow on the sides of the front panel. Is that just from the LED strips inside the case? Also what do you think of the 600p so far?

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

It's a specific strip I've put behind the aluminum front piece, but in front of the front air filter.

The 600p is great! I don't have any other M.2 drives to compare with, and I only play games and do some light workstation stuff so I'm probably not best positioned to make a call on it relative to a 950/960 SSD from Samsung. That said, it's faster than anything else I've ever used, and it cleans up the build considerably because I don't need to wire in any SATA stuff (in fact all my SATA controllers are disabled!)

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

It looks BOSS

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

gorgeeeeeeeous!

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

Custom Water Cooling, Enthoo Evolv and even accidental inclusion of my initials; take my +1

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

+1 for watercooled ram

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

Awesome build! Quick question: does the 600p have any heating issues? I've heard a lot of NVMe drives have that problem.

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

Mine has been fine, but I'm not using it for anything intense.

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

Cool! (Pun not intended :P)

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

I don't like orange, but you made it look good. Niceee

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

Holy cow this build is so good looking, the tubing looks amazing in the Evolv case and the orange and black color scheme is sexy AF. Amazing job man keep up the good work. : D

  • 34 months ago
  • 2 points

hey nice build

i got the same chip and mobo, i was able to overclock it to 4.5 Ghz, but my vcore was 1.45 v, what was your vcore? i just need to know so i can find out whether is the mobo design sending out more v than it should, or i just didn't win the silicon lottery

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Make sure that you're looking at VCore and not VID. I had this issue initially, and also make sure that if you're applying any XMP, you don't get the mobo to auto clock as well. That changes settings that will make it very difficult to OC properly.

I'm using 1.360v and getting a stable 4.6GHz. I'm planning on delidding at some point, and I'll actually push it once I do that because even now the temps aren't great on some cores.

  • 34 months ago
  • 2 points

my vcore is only 1.32, but VID while in game is 1.4, so thats normal?

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah. Think of VID as more like what the core would want at stock settings for a given clock speed. You can pretty much ignore it if you're setting your own vcore.

You can probably get away with a bit less 1.32vcore for 4.5GHz, but every cpu is different, so if you're doing a stress test and it isn't passing for any less core then you're good to go!

  • 34 months ago
  • 2 points

oh so ur VID goes to like 1.4 v too? also in my bios, even though i manually set it to 1.35 while going 4.5 Ghz, on the side of Manuel, there is a little black bar that shows a yellow number, and that is the higher volt, what is that?

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

That yellow number is what the bios is reporting at that point in time, but remember that it doesn't update the vcore till it saves and reboots. Also, the vcore doesn't go up in the small increments that the bios says it does. It something like a 0.012 increment as opposed to a 0.005 one.

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

This is amazing, super gorgeous. Better have fun with it!

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