Silverstone TJ07 Horizontal case mod

Discussion in 'Worklogs' started by Deimos, Aug 2, 2017.

  1. Deimos

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    I just got finished moving my X99 system in to the Phanteks Enthoo Elite which you can see here.

    Here is the original TJ07 build running a dual loop. Yep, two pumps, and three, yes three radiators. Cramming it all in there was no mean feat.

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    I'm not one for letting $800 cases go to waste, especially the all aluminium masterpiece that is the TJ07, the only issue is, what can I use it for?

    What about a home theater PC? just one problem though, the case is massive when standing. I already dislike my, rather demure, FT03 and I wanted something that suits my home entertainment setup, like a horizontal case. I don't particularly like the cases available so I decided to mod my TJ07 in to a horizontal case.

    Let the build log commence!

    I'll be transferring my current HTPC build in to this, specs are:
    i7 7700k
    Asus Maximus VIII Gene (Z170)
    32GB G.Skill TridentZ 3333
    Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 FE
    Samsung 950 Pro M.2 512GB
    Samsung 950EVO 1TB
    Seasonic Platinum-1000

    I may decide to go for a full ATX board but I am very tempted to stick with mATX and using the extra space on the 'bottom' to mount a decent sized res.

    I will approach coldzero for case parts to dress it all up. The plan is to have a quad radiator in the 'bottom', possibly another dual radiator in the front and a window on the top and side. Also, after recently building with hardline tubing and seeing how drastic the difference visualy is, I am going to do another hardline build. I have already got the EKWB Evo CPU block and full cover 1080 block.

    First step is to take it all apart and clean it up, I'm not quite there yet...

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