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My setup was working well with a MCR220 + Phobya xtreme200.




I plan on adding more video cards this summer, and the system folds 24/7, so I needed a bit more radiator.
Picked up one of these big-uns.


Still a bit of work to do.
I'm not to concerned about how it looks, but I want to be able to lean the door off to the side with everything still running if I need to.
I love the quick disconnects, but they are pricy!



I haven't decided if I want to mount the water temperature display in a blankoff plate in front, or hide it in the top.


Still need to figure out what I want to do with the huge hole where the MCR220 radiator and fans used to be mounted.
It isn't visible with the mesh top panel off, but I'd like to be able to store a couple of USB cables or something in there.

Edited by Caleal - 5/9/11 at 9:27pm
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That is the beefiest internal rad setup I have seen in a 600T! I am suprised the rad and the fans all fit inside, I had a similair idea but planned to keep the rad outside and the sandwich the mesh with the fans on the other side. I had to post this thread in the offical 600T thread, a lot of budding WC'ers could use the inspiration.
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Thanks for the link CesarNYC. This is a great WC build. I love how to mounted fans to the 200mm rad. And I am amazed the 480 will fit in without hitting the video cards.

Why not just leave the 240 up top?? I am sure your temps wont get a whole lot better,but you could use your fans at a very quiet speed.

I guess you are a big fan of the Akasa Viper fans as well. I have 2 on my rad, and I am planning on getting more. You useing the PWM function to control them all?? I am using a special PWM splitter so I dont overload my MOBOs fan header.
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Why not just leave the 240 up top?? I am sure your temps wont get a whole lot better,but you could use your fans at a very quiet speed.

I guess you are a big fan of the Akasa Viper fans as well. I have 2 on my rad, and I am planning on getting more. You useing the PWM function to control them all?? I am using a special PWM splitter so I dont overload my MOBOs fan header.
Ventilation, the air being pulled in through the radiators has to have a way to get out of the case.

All the fans, as well as the pump, are under PWM control.
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Very nice build there.

Can you tell me what causes the tubing or coolant to discolour like that? I assume originally it was perfectly clear?
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Very nice build there.

Can you tell me what causes the tubing or coolant to discolour like that? I assume originally it was perfectly clear?
Plastisizer leaching out of the tubing. It can be cleaned off the inner walls, but the tubing is still a yellowish color after cleaning.
My CPU and GPU water blocks were gummed up with the plastisizer too.

It kind of ticks me off too, because that is Tygon tubing that cost around $2.50 a foot.
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Plastisizer leaching out of the tubing. It can be cleaned off the inner walls, but the tubing is still a yellowish color after cleaning.
My CPU and GPU water blocks were gummed up with the plastisizer too.

It kind of ticks me off too, because that is Tygon tubing that cost around $2.50 a foot.
Wow, I don't blame you. I'd be pretty p/od as well. I wonder how they can keep selling the stuff with such an obvious fault?

Can you clean your blocks OK? How's the pump?
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mmmmmmm, rip it apart .

Can you mount that bigger rad on the side of the case, outside?
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