Blue Shift: Building a Custom-Cooled PC in the Spectre III Case

System Parts

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CPUAMD Ryzen 9 3900X$499
MotherboardAsus Crosshair VIII Formula$599
GPUEVGA RTX 2080 Super Gaming Black????
MemoryCorsair Vengeance LPX 32 GB (4x8GB) 3600 MHz CL18$197
PSUbe quiet! Dark Power 12 750W$214
SSD 1Samsung 970 Evo Plus 1 TB$150
SSD 2Samsung 970 Evo 1 TB$160
Fans6x Noctua Chromax.Black.Swap NF-A126x $23
TotalRow 8 - Cell 1 $1957 + GPU

Watercooling Parts

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CaseSingularity Computers Spectre III$1400
CPU BlockEKWB Magnitude AMD, Plexi D-RGB$230
CPU Block AccentEK-Quantum Magnitude Accent - Blue$30
GPU BlockEK-Quantum Vector RTX RE D-RGB - Nickel + Plexi$160
GPU BackplateEK-Quantum Vector RTX Backplate - Nickel$50
Pump EKWB D5 Pump$90
Fittings14x EK Torque HDC 16, Nickel$98
Row 7 - Cell 0 6x EK Torque 90-Degree Angled$60
Row 8 - Cell 0 3x EK Torque 45-Degree Angled$27
Row 9 - Cell 0 2x EK Extender Static (male to male) 7mm$8
Row 10 - Cell 0 1x EK Extender Static (male to female) 7mm$5
Row 11 - Cell 0 EK Torque Drain Valve$20
Fitting Accents2x EK-Quantum Torque Color Ring 10-Pack HDC 16 - Blue$26
Radiators2x EK-CoolStream PE 360$216
Flow IndicatorEK-Quantum Flow Indicator D-RGB – Nickel$39
Tubing4x EK-Loop Hard Tube 16mm 0.5m (2pcs per pack, 8 total)$52
Coolant2x EK-CryoFuel Navy Blue (Premix 1000mL)$34
Temperature SensorAlphacool Eiszaphen female-to-female sensor$13
TotalRow 18 - Cell 1 $2,558


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Cablemod Custom ModFlex Kit$ 186.50
EK D-RGB Splitter, 6-Devices$10
2x Noctua PWM Extension Cable(spare)

Sum Total of all Parts: $4,711.50 + GPU

Niels Broekhuijsen

Niels Broekhuijsen is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He reviews cases, water cooling and pc builds.

  • PewterScreaminMach
    That cable management has me feeling all sorts of funny feelings...
  • shunyata00
    Love the color scheme. I designed that case for Singularity a few years back love seeing what people do with it. Very cool to see it on Tom's Hardware. Made my day.