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2019/11/18 17:44:55 (permalink)
I  finally have made one of the many custom waterblocks I made in SolidWorks CAD.  I had this block made overseas, for a very good price.  I designed it and used my measuring instruments to get accurate dimensions.  I incorporated a heatsink in the back and inscribed the name X299 FTW K into the top acrylic section.  More of my custom designs to come.  I made the bottom of the block have a loose amount of clearance as I did not want to hit any components.  While this gap will be "worse" for thermal transfer on paper, I can help offset this by using high w/mk pads.  I bought some Fujipoly Sarcon series 3.5mm 6w/mk pads.  I have gasket cord stock on the way, 1mm cross section Viton, which I will splice.  The copper base is made of C11000 copper and the top out of Plexiglas acrylic (PMMA).  I have the holes tapped for M3 on top of the block, M2.5 for the standoffs and G1/4 BSPP for the ports.  Surface finish on the block is RMS63.  Should have the block in my hands in around a week.
 

post edited by Krzysztof47 - 2019/11/18 19:08:11

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    noryss
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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/11/18 17:52:47 (permalink)
    Damn, looks great! Now if only someone would make one for the X299 Dark.
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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/11/18 18:18:00 (permalink)
    noryss
    Damn, looks great! Now if only someone would make one for the X299 Dark.

    Thank you, that can happen

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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/11/18 18:47:03 (permalink)
    Looks interesting but a few critiques. The chunky heatsink on the back looks cool but functionally speaking a waterblock shouldn't need a heatsink to remove heat or that really defeats the point of the waterblock in the first place unless you are intending this to be functional without using water flow. In which case the fins would need to be much smaller and much more of them to meaningfully increase the surface area to transfer heat. Also 3.5mm pads even the highest w/mk pads aren't going to be ideal. I'm sure you can tighten the tolerance down more to allow for more efficient heat transfer. A solid first effort though, keep up the work. 

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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/11/18 19:02:47 (permalink)
    CraptacularOne
    Looks interesting but a few critiques. The chunky heatsink on the back looks cool but functionally speaking a waterblock shouldn't need a heatsink to remove heat or that really defeats the point of the waterblock in the first place unless you are intending this to be functional without using water flow. In which case the fins would need to be much smaller and much more of them to meaningfully increase the surface area to transfer heat. Also 3.5mm pads even the highest w/mk pads aren't going to be ideal. I'm sure you can tighten the tolerance down more to allow for more efficient heat transfer. A solid first effort though, keep up the work. 


    The pads will be compressed around 2.5-3mm, I played it safe as it was my first block put into production.  Of course this is not ideal, 0.5-1mm would net the best heat transfer , but the bock is already made so there is no "tightening tolerance down" on this one.  I added the fins for some extra surface area, little combo design I made.  I have plans to make a full-cover for this board, as those are my favorite type of block.  This would have tighter tolerances to bring the contact points on the block closer.
    post edited by Krzysztof47 - 2019/11/18 19:06:00

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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/11/18 19:20:12 (permalink)
    I was assuming you were going to keep refining your design. If this is just a "one off" then not bad at all for a first effort. 

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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/11/18 19:21:49 (permalink)
    CraptacularOne
    I was assuming you were going to keep refining your design. If this is just a "one off" then not bad at all for a first effort. 


    Thanks, I posted pictures of the product after being machined.  More custom blocks to come for sure.

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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/11/18 21:28:34 (permalink)



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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/11/19 20:26:20 (permalink)
    Wow, very cool man.  Well done!  Can't wait to see more.

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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/11/20 13:38:39 (permalink)
    Awesome, I wanted to make custom VRM block for my X299 DARK mobo.. this is good inspiration.  It's probably nice to use something in your loop that you personally made too, keep it up!
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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/11/21 20:37:14 (permalink)
    GTXJackBauer
    Wow, very cool man.  Well done!  Can't wait to see more.


    zaloss
    Awesome, I wanted to make custom VRM block for my X299 DARK mobo.. this is good inspiration.  It's probably nice to use something in your loop that you personally made too, keep it up!


    Thank you!  I am starting work on an X299 Dark block, as I had a request from my friend, I don't own the dark so currently in the process of getting measurements.  Should have the VRM block on 11/22.



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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/11/22 18:32:01 (permalink)
    Its here!  I spliced the gasket and installed the M3 and M2.5 screws.

    post edited by Krzysztof47 - 2019/11/22 18:46:09

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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/11/23 21:58:37 (permalink)
    Have a V2 version in the works with closer contact to the mosfet's, upgraded gasket from 1mm to 2mm, some extra external fins and internal fins.  The acrylic top was beefed up more to allow for a deeper threading of the G1/4 ports.  Installed to the board with a great fit!  V2 should be made this week hopefully and in my hands by next week.
     

     
     


     

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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/11/24 05:40:04 (permalink)
    Nice job! Now make a set for the Asus Maximus XI Extreme! :) hehe

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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/11/24 09:41:23 (permalink)
    AHowes
    Nice job! Now make a set for the Asus Maximus XI Extreme! :) hehe



    Thank you!  I sure can, I am in the works of making one for the X299 Dark, and gotten other requests such as the X299 Aorus Master, so if you want one, PM me.

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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/11/24 17:30:52 (permalink)
    noryss
    Damn, looks great! Now if only someone would make one for the X299 Dark.



    Finished making the X299 Dark VRM block.  Has machined out contact points for the mosfets and VRM controller. Thermal pad distance would be 1mm.  Holes are tapped on the bottom for M2 screws and M3 screws for the Acrylic top.  Inside there is a finned / stepped structure to add surface area for a completely overkill block.  Standoffs would be machined just like my FTW K block and would use 1mm thick nylon washers that would be in between the board and block.


     
    post edited by Krzysztof47 - 2019/11/24 17:34:02

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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/11/24 17:32:14 (permalink)

     



     
    post edited by Krzysztof47 - 2019/11/24 18:02:25

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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/12/06 18:34:03 (permalink)
    Would you make me one of these and sell?
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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/12/06 19:24:09 (permalink)
    V2 is here!

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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/12/06 19:25:10 (permalink)
    jedimofo90
    Would you make me one of these and sell?

    Sorry which one are you looking for?  Currently got a lot of requests and doing them the best I can in my free time, just finished one for the X299 OC Formula.  Just PM me, and I will get to it when I can.
    post edited by Krzysztof47 - 2019/12/06 19:48:25

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    Re: X299 FTW K Custom VRM block I made! 2019/12/06 19:26:29 (permalink)
    I doubt very much EVGA intended this to be their market place guys. There is a dedicated section for that in the forums. 

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