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I'm trying to figure out a layout for water cooling my storm stryker. Since this is my first time, I need a little insight on this. I plan on cooling the GPU and the CPU with a rad on top and bottome. Should my tubes go from pump/reservoir to CPU block to top radiator to GPU to bottom radiator and back to pump/reservoir?

I figured for best results It would need to go from pump/res to from block 1 to rad 1 to block 2 to rad 2 (block 1 being CPU, rad 1 being on top, block 2 being GPU and rad 2 being the rad on bottom; where rad 2 will cool the CPU after it passes through pump/reservoir).

Still trying to decide wither I want a tube or bay reservoir. I want room on the inside and not sure where to mount a tube reservoir at.

I'll probably have my drain line coming off a 3rd port on the bottom radiator

Your setup would work too but brain says it would be cooler if like this: pump/res -> radiator -> cpu or gpu -> gpu or cpu -> radiator -> back to pump/res
..However I would recommend to place a third radiator in between cpu and gpu

Also handy to know is what direction to go, it's a lot easier to bleed if the loop goes down first and works it's way to the top but this method puts more stress to the pump (louder). The traditional way (top to bottom) gives less stress to the pump but getting rid of all the air pockets will prove a challenge.

I would go for a 5.25" bay pump/res combo. It saves space, imo, plus you always see the level of coolant. (UV baby!)
post #6842 of 12472
I just replaced my fans on my Trooper with Bitfenix Spectre fans without LEDs. So now my case no longer lights up. I purchased a NZXT led strip and I am wondering if the LED button on the trooper will provide enough power if I wire the LED strip it into the front panel. Has anyone done this yet?

I have an extra I/O panel so I can actually try this outside of the case. I just don't want to start splicing wires unless this is feasible.


Thanks!
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I just replaced my fans on my Trooper with Bitfenix Spectre fans without LEDs. So now my case no longer lights up. I purchased a NZXT led strip and I am wondering if the LED button on the trooper will provide enough power if I wire the LED strip it into the front panel. Has anyone done this yet?

I have an extra I/O panel so I can actually try this outside of the case. I just don't want to start splicing wires unless this is feasible.


Thanks!
The light strip has a on/off bottom at the back of the PCI-E expansion slot if you did not know

A case can look like this with those NZXT led strips



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post #6844 of 12472

Can anyone tell me what size rivets the main handle uses?

 

My new case has one rivet missing for the handle = pathetic.

 

Once I get my system together I'll go through the requirements of finally joining this awesome club after about 1 1/2 years.

post #6845 of 12472
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

The light strip has a on/off bottom at the back of the PCI-E expansion slot if you did not know

A case can look like this with those NZXT led strips

Yeah, I have the switch for the rear, I was just trying to see if I could integrate it in the front panel. I will probably just use the switch since it has brightness settings etc anyways. Thanks
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post #6846 of 12472
@koniu777, Simply awesome build.. I guess I'll be stealing some ideas from you rolleyes.gif
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@koniu777, Simply awesome build.. I guess I'll be stealing some ideas from you rolleyes.gif

thx alot smile.gif would love to see how your case comes out thumb.gif
post #6848 of 12472
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I just replaced my fans on my Trooper with Bitfenix Spectre fans without LEDs. So now my case no longer lights up. I purchased a NZXT led strip and I am wondering if the LED button on the trooper will provide enough power if I wire the LED strip it into the front panel. Has anyone done this yet?

I have an extra I/O panel so I can actually try this outside of the case. I just don't want to start splicing wires unless this is feasible.


Thanks!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Black-Latching-ABS-Connector-Pair-2-pin-Male-Female-24AWG-1Amp-5-Leads-MP24-2L-/261020816476?pt=Car_Audio_Video&hash=item3cc60d945c&vxp=mtr no splicing required and you can just use it for main power you dont have to remove button just splice it to the molex, as for enough amps contact asus for specified amps. i would assume it would depend on how many you want to run
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post #6849 of 12472
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Originally Posted by SLK View Post

I just replaced my fans on my Trooper with Bitfenix Spectre fans without LEDs. So now my case no longer lights up. I purchased a NZXT led strip and I am wondering if the LED button on the trooper will provide enough power if I wire the LED strip it into the front panel. Has anyone done this yet?

I have an extra I/O panel so I can actually try this outside of the case. I just don't want to start splicing wires unless this is feasible.


Thanks!
I have all mine running off the main button but it uses a solid state relay as I have top led's and front leds and all my fan led's wired up to it. Does the NZXT state the power requirements for it? I used the modelers brand which has a ton more led's and I could have ran one or 2 strips off the regular top button without the need of a relay.
post #6850 of 12472
Hello,

This weekend I plan on finally building my PC....I got a H100i cooler, and am wondering if I should first install the radiator to the case, THEN the motherboard?

Or first install the motherboard, then the radiator?
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