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post #1 of 37
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Finally picked out the last piece of my watercooling build. Its taken a few months to pickup everything that I wanted due to budget and availability. Man the quad rad is HUGE! much bigger than I had imagined. I'll probably end up mounting it on top of my P180.

Heatkiller 3.0 LC w/Backplate - $35
Swiftech MCP35x(sleeved) - $75
HWLabs Black Ice GTX480 - $75
XSPC 140mm rad stand(should be 120mm but CrazyPC sent me the wrong thing) - $6
8xYate Loon D12SM-12 - $30
Swiftech Microres - $13
10 Bitspower Black Sparkle 1/2" barbs - $15
Lowes 10'x1/2" tubing -$3.50
Home Depot Hose clamps - $10
32 McMaster screws 60mm + nuts - $20
2 gallons Distilled water - $1.76 tongue.gif
spare antifreeze

Grand Total = $284.26

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post #2 of 37
can't wait to see it built
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post #3 of 37
Looks good. Love a 480 rad

Possibly post a video of how much noise those Yate Loons create? I'm looking for lowest noise possible setups.
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post #4 of 37
Looks solid. Don't forget a killcoil
Why 2" screws? As far as remember for 25mm fans you need 1 1/4"
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post #5 of 37
Should've gone with some Deltas!
Otherwise, looking nice. I am thinking about using rad feet to mount them on the right side of my case. Subbed.
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post #6 of 37
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Quote:
Originally Posted by fl0w3n;13507112 
Looks good. Love a 480 rad thumb.gif

Possibly post a video of how much noise those Yate Loons create? I'm looking for lowest noise possible setups.

they are not quite at full speed, they are comparable to Antec Tricools I had
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Originally Posted by McDown;13507116 
Looks solid. Don't forget a killcoil wink.gif
Why 2" screws? As far as remember for 25mm fans you need 1 1/4"

2" because I'll be using the extra length to make a shroud between the fan and rad.
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post #7 of 37
I want moar
post #8 of 37
God Damnit! Give me your rad!!!

Still can't get any of those in the UK
    
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post #9 of 37
Looks like you were going for cost effective here, but why buy all this awesome hardware and then get plain ol' tubing from home depot? Water cooling is all about the bling.
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post #10 of 37
Dude, I just got my loop running with that exact same rad. It's massive!!!!! I was also going to use the same stand that you have, but I decided to go with the Phobya 4 x 120mm Radiator Stand. Not what I totally expected, I thought it wouldn't be so flimsy, but it works.

Have fun with the build!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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