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So slowly trying to figure out my WC loop layout using a Bloodrage GTI - and am starting to think there is no way to run a tube from my Apogee XT to the waterblock on the chipset without either creating a nasty kink or using some ridiculous bending fitting like a Snake to create a greater than 90 degree bend

For reference I am using all Bitspower compression fittings and Primochill LRT https://www.jab-tech.com/PrimoFlex-P...D-pr-4503.html

Also apparently I cannot find a single Bloodrage through google search that when watercooled they used the top pci-e slot... since I plan on going SLI watercooled then maybe tossing the whole chipset waterblock would be best?
    
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Uploading a vid of my setup right meow.
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Awesome! I knew it was worth asking
    
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I don't have the fittings but I explain what I'm going to use on my setup with what I have. Of course I've already changed my mind and want to add in some disconnect.
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Nice +rep what block was that on the chipset?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by werds View Post
Nice +rep what block was that on the chipset?
I believe that's the block that comes with the very first bloodrage boards.

Edit: actually it doesnt nm
    
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It's an Enzotech SNBW -REV .A

I think two 45's facing each other with some tubing should work perfect for the cpu and chipset block.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by werds View Post
So slowly trying to figure out my WC loop layout using a Bloodrage GTI - and am starting to think there is no way to run a tube from my Apogee XT to the waterblock on the chipset without either creating a nasty kink or using some ridiculous bending fitting like a Snake to create a greater than 90 degree bend

For reference I am using all Bitspower compression fittings and Primochill LRT https://www.jab-tech.com/PrimoFlex-P...D-pr-4503.html

Also apparently I cannot find a single Bloodrage through google search that when watercooled they used the top pci-e slot... since I plan on going SLI watercooled then maybe tossing the whole chipset waterblock would be best?
Can you snap a picture?


Quote:
Originally Posted by Rangerscott View Post
As far as going from your cpu to your chipset.. using 45 degree fitting may cause a nasty kink. That's what I used and it was a pain:


can't really see it in the pic but its not too bad right there but I'm ordering 2 90s
Edited by CalypsoRaz - 4/25/11 at 9:58pm
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post #10 of 13
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Originally Posted by CalypsoRaz View Post
Can you snap a picture?

As far as going from your cpu to your chipset.. using 45 degree fitting may cause a nasty kink.

can't really see it in the pic but its not too bad right there but I'm ordering 2 90s
Can't now since I got frustrated and took it apart last night before I made this thread lol. But the kink looked similar to yours - Part of my problem is I am using the original Bloodrage waterblock for the chipset. So the barbs stand straight up

Probably will have to look at aftermarket or skip watercooling that chipset altogether then...
    
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