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Hi OCN,
I just bought all pieces of my first WC setup.

Specs:
- i7 950
- Asus Sabertooth X58
- 6gb G.Skill 1600mhz
- Asus EAH6870 Crossfire
- CM690 II Advanced

WC:
- 2 x EK Water Blocks EK-FC6870 Acetal + Nickel
- 1 x EK Water Blocks EK-Supreme HF Full Nickel
- 1 x XSPC RS240 Dual Radiator
- 1 x XSPC RX240 Dual Radiator
- 3 x Alphacool 13/10 (10x1,5mm) compression fitting 45° revolvable G1
- 6 x Alphacool 13/10 (10x1,5mm) compression fitting G1/4 - Deep Black
- 3 x 13/10mm (10x1,5mm) compression fitting 90° revolvable G1/4
- 2 x variable SLI/Crossfire VID connection nipple G1/4' - 1 Slot
- 4 x Koolance screw plug G1/4"" knurled - black"
- 1 x Arctic Silver 5 thermal compound (3,5g)
- 1 x Tygon R3603 tubing (3/8""ID) clear
- 1 x XSPC Laing DDC reservoir Dual Bay 5,25"" for 1 Laing pump"
- 1 x Swiftech MCP35X
- 1 x PrimoChill Pure Performance Coolant- UV Blue
- 5 x Scythe Fan Guard 12
- 1 x Scythe Kaze Fan Controller 5.25"
- 8 x Cooler Master FAN 120mm blue LED



Stay tuned..more coming.
    
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Thread Starter 
A close look...
- GPU-WaterBlocks

- CPU-Waterblock

- RADS(RS240+RX240)

- Fittings

- Sli/Crossfire WaterBridge

- Res-Pump
    
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I'll start mouting the things in monday or tuesday cuz my power supply(corsair TX950w) hit the limit and goes down. Im thinking buy a CM Gold 800w, what do you guys think about it?
    
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post #4 of 23
You've read about the EK nickel-plating flaking off issue right? I would advise against using the coolant as it may gunk up your blocks. Just use distilled water plus silver killcoil or biocide.
Edited by fortunesolace - 6/11/11 at 10:14am
 
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Alphacool fittings looks cool btw.
 
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post #6 of 23
With all the EK crap going on, I'd suggest not using the coolant for now. No sense in wasting that coolant if you find your parts corroding. Stick with distilled for a month, then check your blocks for corrosion. If all is well, use the coolant
 
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post #7 of 23
Very nice!
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I would NOT use dyed coolant. I took a GPU block apart and you Di not want to know what the dye does.
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Thx for suggestion guys. I will not use that coolant. Destiled water with Swiftech Hidrix will be the option.
    
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OMG.. Is Hidrix a DYE?
Should I use only destiled water withouth any anti-corrosive?
    
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