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This weekend I am assembling my loop for the first time. Does this layout look ok? Or should I change the hose routing? This is the first time I have dealt with watercooling so I want to make sure I am not overlooking anything.


My components are:
XSPC Rasa 750 kit (RS240 Radiator, X2O 750 Dual bay pump/res, Rasa CPU block)
EK GTX 580 block
Phobya 200mm Radiator
1/2" ID 3/4" Tubing
Bitspower Compression fittings

I am following pretty closely to this build. The only difference is my pump and res are going to be mounted in the bottom 2 5.25" Bays.
    
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post #2 of 12
Looks good to me.

1) res always before pump
2) the least amount of tubing possible.

you have both
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yep, looks pretty striaghtforeward... and use minimal tubing but leave enough off your lowest component (200mm rad in your situation) so that you can pull it out of the case entirely so draining will be easier.
    
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Yeah let's just yank an entire rad just for the sake of a few minutes convenience every 6 months...keep the rad enjoy the lower temps
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Nvm sorry read the post wrong
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Thanks guys. Ahhh Saturday can't come soon enough. I wish my workload wasn't so heavy so I could just start working on it tomorrow.
    
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Post pics once its done!
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Watercooling is done. Thanks guys.

You can follow the rest of my build/future case mods here:
http://www.overclock.net/intel-build...600t-se-2.html
    
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Originally Posted by Awkwardly Awesome View Post
Watercooling is done. Thanks guys.

You can follow the rest of my build/future case mods here:
http://www.overclock.net/intel-build...600t-se-2.html
Very clean. I like the way you hooked up your GPU. Haven't seen it done like that before. Kudos!
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post #10 of 12
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I actually had to hook it up that way. I am using the EK back plate and with my 1/2" fittings they hit each other. But I do like how it's routed better than coming in from the top like I had originally planned.
    
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