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"Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice." -Ayn Rand. Take that to heart and you'll learn and grow in this life. This build had a lot of work. I think it was near 200 hours to complete and more physical labor than I'm used too. My family and I run a small Sawmill and logging company and I do woodworking, gaming and PC building as hobbies. Woodworking is not a simple task. I also had a time limit, I needed to complete this before the 1080Ti launch and although I didn't quite make that mark I'm pleased with the results. I worked diligently every evening and weekend for several weeks to do this upgrade. it was no simpleton's task I assure you. I probably wasted some lumber learning angles, fitting things etc. so I omitted some of the lumber from the case portion. The desk portion is omitted altogether.

Had a lot of space challenges with this build. Had to install the wires before the radiators, had to build the case around the parts. I designed it in my head and adjusted as needed. Few overnight orders at the end to square things away. Certainly wasn't simple doing some of the bends as close as they are and passing through an inch of lumber is different than 1/16" of steel. Had to not only be careful with parts but also with scratching the Lumber. I wish I had a C & C Machine as it certainly would have sped up the build. I do like the hand made touch though. Hope you all enjoy it as much as I do.

M.2 - Totally worth it, can't believe I see transfers in Gigabytes and not Gigabits

1080Tis - No voltage control and locked bios = low overclocks

Rog GSync Ultrawide - I used to have 3xGSync 16 X 9 but it just wasn't worth it in my opinion. Seemed like extra work to get things going and the compatibility was never there. Maybe one day. Still hoping someone builds a 32 X 9 GSync one day. I'll be on that as fast as possible.

Comments

  • 29 months ago
  • 8 points

You definitely went through some "hard work"!!!!!!!

Now we just have to wait till its featured...

+1 on your masterpiece..

  • 29 months ago
  • 4 points

Great build! +1

I can tell this will be featured.

  • 29 months ago
  • 4 points

It amazes me how much time you put into this thing. Featured imminent.

  • 29 months ago
  • 4 points

Thanks, if I was better at woodworking I don't think it would have taken so long.

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

I meant more in the grand scheme of it all. This is basically an improved Janus 2.0, which itself was more of a beast than most people would know what to do with, and even that started out as Boiler Power 2.0. Many people, myself included, would have stopped at BP, yet you continue to improve it.

  • 29 months ago
  • 4 points

Always, it's going to slow for 2 years or so. Wife is pregnant with our first

  • 29 months ago
  • 3 points

you did a amazing job.

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  • 29 months ago
  • 4 points

+1 for the Apple logo on the bin, makes it look like a true Mac Pro

Awesome build with that wall of rads!

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

It really does Lol!

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

I love the woodworking aspect of this and how it's all integrated. +1

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks, made it a bear. Woodworking isn't my #1 hobby as it is incredibly time consuming. I think I'm getting there though.

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

This is absolute beauty incarnate. The woodworking, the water-cooling, the build log (lol), it's all gorgeous.

If this doesn't get featured...ha! Silly talk. It's getting featured.

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

Amazing work. Absolutely amazing. I have one minor point, and i don't know how helpful it will be since the build is essentially "done", but the one tube going over the ram sticks so closely bothers me a bit. If one goes bad or you have to switch anything out or whatever, you have to drain your loop. It may be worth the slight inconvenience of changing the tube bend so it runs just under the dimm slots instead of over them. Can be pointless in the lifetime of the build or can potentially be a huge issue further down the line.

That definitely does not take away from your build, and i congratulate you on your definite future feature.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

You're absolutely right. I do have a drain valve in each loop (there are 2) that you'll notice on the back in between the radiators. I thought about it a few times and I plan to do that as well as a few other minor things.

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

+1 for everything in this build.

I think this might be the first custom loop SLI 1080Ti build on PCPP. Your build is definitely a first in that aspect but oh man, that thing is nice, I would LOVE to have that as my PC but as a 16-year old that just isn't a possibility

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

The two greatest forces of nature, time and patience.

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

holy ****

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

Are you going to use this for folding like your other builds?

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh yes

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

Monster in the woods :-)

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Haha, didn't even think of that!

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

As a fellow woodworker, I think you did an amazing job designing a case and desk from scratch like that. Is that Walnut and Cherry you used? And you topped it off with custom water-cooling, so this get a big +1 from me!

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

Walnut, it was not a cheap purchase. My wife also wanted Hardwood floors so I made her some out of Red Oak. Made us even on the lumber.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Does everyone who works in Woodwork have a very Manley beard lol.

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

wow this is some pretty cool stuff, great job man!

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

Holy ****, over 60 FPS @ 4K/Ultra.

Now that's impressive.

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

What a nice grind lamp and chair!

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

one question...How rich are you!?!?! +1

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Not particularly, just don't spend my money on many things. I game a lot so I feel my gaming/folding rig deserves a lot of money and attention.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

ok just wondering. Very nice build, its beautiful

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

I really appreciate the work you put into this, especially as someone who dabbles in woodworking.

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Appreciate that!

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

Awesome work once again. +1

Thanks for sending me the link in your last build's comments. I'm so glad I got to see this, looks like you put a lot into it. Now you can sit back and reap the gaming rewards. #herostatus

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

Much appreciated, some good games came out since the last build. It's on like Donkey Kong

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

Sooooooo, what your hockey team? I'm personally a Canadiens fan.

Anyway, nice build man! +1

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Avs, I followed Roy

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

You are a fxucking legend my friend, two questions, what can't it run? Or rather, whats the lowest fps that you have had to deal with in this beast?

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Some older games are a bit more single core and thus lower FPS. Still, on standard "Ultra" at 3440x1440 it's 100 fps. Most games I go beyond Ultra and max out all the settings that no one uses and get 100 fps still. It's pure beauty.

  • 27 months ago
  • 2 points

Hi, i have a question about the ram. I plan to setup 64gb of ram, why did you choose 8x8gb over 4x16gb? Is it better that way , or do you another reason? Thanks.

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

I liked filling all the slots, looked better that way. Wanted to do 8x4Gb but there weren't any in this speed. 32 is more than enough for about anything. I've transcoded 5k video and only used 26. I used 33 once but that was an extreme test.

  • 23 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice build. Delidding + Coollaboratory Liquid Pro can give an extra -5°C.

Cheers.

  • 23 months ago
  • 2 points

You can build a budget pc for the price of those 32 fans. +1 nice work. One of my fav builds on pcpp

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks bro!

  • 22 months ago
  • 2 points

Talk about out of the woodwork.

  • 19 months ago
  • 2 points

Best build I have ever , ever seen.

  • 19 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 19 months ago
  • 2 points

How you go from 4x Titans to Dual 1080 Ti's That is legit my only question

  • 19 months ago
  • 1 point

In a measure of game performance it was a very slight loss on 2 games and it was a lower point count on Folding@Home. It was an INCREASE in performance in most games. I would assume it's the fact that NVIDIA has been dumping SLI for awhile now.

  • 17 months ago
  • 2 points

Why did you go for hard tubing when you cant see the pc. Im curious bc im building something like this too

  • 16 months ago
  • 1 point

I can see it, just not all the time. I used soft tubing on the back side. I'm actually in the process of expanding the desk and adjusting some things.

  • 16 months ago
  • 2 points

NICE! the colors look well togheter(coolant and wood)

  • 15 months ago
  • 2 points

Making something with your own hands without knowledge or a clue how to is priceless. Not to mention doing things no1 has probly XD Hope it will serve u well for many years to come, you earned it. My Phenom and Sapphire 6950 fans are crying out of embarasment while looking at this pics.

  • 14 months ago
  • 2 points

Wow. This is incredible

  • 11 months ago
  • 2 points

Ive been looking for a case that can hold 2 reservoirs. I saw your build had 2 reservoirs! I scrolled through your pictures, to find that your case was literally your F#%king desk. Anyways. Good build overall. +1

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

OH MY GOD. When you take it to the next level. +1 Hey featured build :) 16 fans??????

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

32 it in 2 pack's

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

Welp, it has been done. 1080 ti in sli and 32 fans

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

When you have 4 radiators in a pc.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

My god, that is a lot of radiators... how is your CPU 50° C at idle and 70° C at load? I feel like that that is almost impossible with the sheer amount of inherent heat dissipation you've got going on.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

I set it in the bios that way, nothing kicks above off/idle unless it hits 50. At full load GPU/CPU Stress on Timespy for 8 hours it was 70 on CPU and 42 on GPUs

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

My goodness!... If I spent that amount of money on a build, I'd want it to last me 20 years...

In all seriousness, though, the amount of dedication that you have exemplified in this build, both in that woodworking and the sheer uniqueness of how you incorporated those components into your desk is amazing. Really, 200 hours is no poor man's feat.

Also, I'm not quite sure what your intended purpose was for building something as extravagant as this. Does your line of work require this much power, or did you just do it because you had the money and said, "why not"?

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

No work on this really, just gaming and folding @ home

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

Hey, amazing build, so impressive. I was wondering if the 1080 TIs lack of overclocking is a big enough issue to really be a problem, im planning on having them in a build and im hoping to put something together that will effectively last me atleast 3 maybe 4 years if im lucky, perhaps with minor upgrades along the way. With software being the main issue at the moment and many games not supporting it fuly i assume this hardware will have a pretty decent life span... I hope. I mean these cards can play anything perfectly that is currently out and once the software becomes better and the 2 cards can be used optimaly which new games hopefuly will the relevency of these cards should last. Any thoughts or advice is greatly appreciated :)

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

They are amazing cards, the main reason for this build was gaming. The old build was more for Folding and benching. So yes 2 cards is better than 4 in gaming. They run insanely well, that's not the complaint. The complaint is that I had unlocked bios' in Maxwell cards and was getting top 15 world. Now I'm getting trounced by everyone that got a 6950X. They will last an extremely long time and run very well. I'm not certain how long until 1180/2080 (whatever they name the next card). I've been hearing it will be a year.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

6950x for gaming O.O

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

5960x, and folding and encoding

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

Sorry, really tired haha shouldnt comment when im this tired. Ill shut up now

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Also, it uses 80% of the CPU (at stock) in Wildlands.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Why didn't you go with the SP line of fans? Seems like they are designed for this kind of thing. Still an amazing build

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Meh, I wanted as low noise as possible. Only 12Db where I'm sitting

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

I think u will have locked 100 fps with these 2 1080 tis at nearly every game maxed out..

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Mostly yes, a few no. I also use the crazy settings that no one uses.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

So why is this not featured?

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Meh, some see it as a popularity contest. I'm just happy to have it. I was featured on multiple builds so I can understand the idea of not having me featured now.

  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

I don't. One-of-a-kind builds should be featured. Your build is special and we can tell that you put A LOT of work in it. Regardless, your build immaculate!

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Why do you have so much storage... What are you doing with nearly 15 GB of storage?

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Video conversion/Plex etc.

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Ah... Do you actually need that much? I thought 32 GB was sufficient. Actually curious about this. Every time that I've heard streamers and content creators talk about stuff such as that they said that they have 32 gigs.

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

I have used 34 Gigs in transcoding so technically yes but in reality no it's probably not 100% necessary.

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Why did you not use 4 1080ti?

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Not this round, mostly for gaming this time and my wife is pregnant.

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

How comfortable is it sitting/gaming with the keyboard and mouse at that angle and positioning on the desk? I've thought about getting an L desk and setting up like that but was unsure if this would be an idea setup.

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

Don't sit at an Angle, there's enough room to straight in. (I'm 200lb 5'10")

  • 21 months ago
  • 2 points

I'm sorry, I worded that weirdly. I see that you sit straight in, but you are straight in toward the 90º angle of the desk, instead of facing just one section with your body parallel to the desk. I'm assuming this is a pretty comfortable arrangement.

  • 21 months ago
  • 1 point

Very, yes. leg Space ftw. First problem was ventilation but once I fixed that it's heaven for long gaming sessions

  • 21 months ago
  • 2 points

Alright cool, thanks!

  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

how fast does it complete a folding project?

  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

couple hours, it only gives me big ones though because of the PC I have. Should hit a billion points next week.

  • 29 months ago
  • -1 points

Get rid of 1 of the 4tb HDD's and upgrade your RAM.

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

It's Dominator Platinum, and 64Gb. It's not a graphics server so there's zero need.

  • 28 months ago
  • -3 points

The coolant color is disgusting

  • 28 months ago
  • 3 points

Umm, why?

  • 28 months ago
  • -2 points

It's milky grey, which is boring. Try a bright color, but make sure it suits the build.

  • 28 months ago
  • 4 points

I disagree, I like it and that's all that matters.

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  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

Wasn't featured and a lot of posts that day, thanks though!

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  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah I like UltraWide. I'd love an UltraWide 4k but I'm in my 30's and by the time they make one I probably won't have the eyes to enjoy it as I should.

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  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

I honestly have already started

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  • 29 months ago
  • 2 points

I know but it's not really "on the carpet" though I think. If you see the front panel you'll notice the filters I made. Simple cotton/screen door mesh mix. I didn't want to ever have to clean it lol

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