Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Water Cooling › few questions....
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

few questions....

post #1 of 19
Thread Starter 
Hi guys I am trying to purchase the final items needed for my water cooling rig and need to double check somethings on my waterblocks and bridge.

Can anyone give me a link of photo's of a referenced and a non referenced 6970? (using the search option for these terms is a bit difficult... lol)

Lastly I have decided to go with a EK Link and bridge setup for this but I am unsure on what bridge I need to run tri-fire 6970 and weather or not to go parallel or serial. which is better between the two? (I have a P67A Gigabyte UD7 B3 board)

Thanks in advance.
New PC System
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5960x Rampage Extreme V LGA 2011-V3 Nvidia 780's SLI (x2) ADATA 64GB ram 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
PCIE Samsung 250GB (OS Drive) + x2 WD Black 2TB... Lite On Blu-Ray Recorder Corsair K110 on CPU.  windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2 Qnix 2710 + Crossover UHD 404k Corsair K90 Mechanical Keyboard (MX Red) Lepa 1600 watt PSU Thermaltake case (cant remember which) 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G500 SteelSeries QCK+ none yet. Wont fit. :( onboard audio 
  hide details  
Reply
New PC System
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5960x Rampage Extreme V LGA 2011-V3 Nvidia 780's SLI (x2) ADATA 64GB ram 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
PCIE Samsung 250GB (OS Drive) + x2 WD Black 2TB... Lite On Blu-Ray Recorder Corsair K110 on CPU.  windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2 Qnix 2710 + Crossover UHD 404k Corsair K90 Mechanical Keyboard (MX Red) Lepa 1600 watt PSU Thermaltake case (cant remember which) 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G500 SteelSeries QCK+ none yet. Wont fit. :( onboard audio 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 19
i dont know about the ati cards but from what ive heard, serial is a couple degrees cooler than parallel, 1 or 2 degrees. with serial there is a higher flow rate, while parallel the argument is that the same temp water goes to each acrd at the same time
Chimera
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i5 2500k 4.8Ghz ASUS P8Z68-v PRO GEN3 Evga gtx 580 3gb Evga gtx 580 3gb 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
8Gb Veangence ocz agility 3 watercooled Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
d3 - 23" acer led monitors Logitech G15 1050W modular custom built from scratch case 
MouseAudioAudio
CM Inferno afterglow wireless 7.1 headphones w/ mic x-fi titanium soundcard 
  hide details  
Reply
Chimera
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i5 2500k 4.8Ghz ASUS P8Z68-v PRO GEN3 Evga gtx 580 3gb Evga gtx 580 3gb 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
8Gb Veangence ocz agility 3 watercooled Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
d3 - 23" acer led monitors Logitech G15 1050W modular custom built from scratch case 
MouseAudioAudio
CM Inferno afterglow wireless 7.1 headphones w/ mic x-fi titanium soundcard 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 19
wow. I think i just told a guy that parallel was less restrictive. Damn, i'm a dumb ass.
EDIT: Reference (click on the last picture in "more views")
http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/shop/bl...en-nickel.html
non- reference (click on the last picture in "more views")
http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/shop/bl...al-nickel.html
Edited by Yokes29 - 10/12/11 at 11:33pm
The Dragon Punch
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 980x @4ghz (1.25 vcore) ASUS R3E w/ EK R3E Plexi EN Block EVGA GTX 580 3GB 3-way SLI Corsair Dominator GT 6gb@2000mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 2 (x2), Corsair Nova, WD Velociraptor LG Blu-Ray Windows 7 64-bit Dell U2711 
PowerCase
Corsair AX1200 Case Labs M8 
  hide details  
Reply
The Dragon Punch
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 980x @4ghz (1.25 vcore) ASUS R3E w/ EK R3E Plexi EN Block EVGA GTX 580 3GB 3-way SLI Corsair Dominator GT 6gb@2000mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 2 (x2), Corsair Nova, WD Velociraptor LG Blu-Ray Windows 7 64-bit Dell U2711 
PowerCase
Corsair AX1200 Case Labs M8 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tipless View Post
i dont know about the ati cards but from what ive heard, serial is a couple degrees cooler than parallel, 1 or 2 degrees. with serial there is a higher flow rate, while parallel the argument is that the same temp water goes to each acrd at the same time
You actually have it around the wrong way, There is no temp difference between the two, And parallel is less restrictive then serial.
Dat Meatball
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4790k Asus Maximus VII Gene EVGA GTX 980 SC 8GB Kingston HyperX 1866 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Intel 730 240GB Stock Windows 7 BenQ BL2710PT 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch 2 Ninja TK w/ Cherry Blues Seasonic X650 Gold V3 Fractal Design Node 804 Razer Death Adder Black Edition  
Mouse Pad
Razer Goliathus Control Extended 
  hide details  
Reply
Dat Meatball
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4790k Asus Maximus VII Gene EVGA GTX 980 SC 8GB Kingston HyperX 1866 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Intel 730 240GB Stock Windows 7 BenQ BL2710PT 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch 2 Ninja TK w/ Cherry Blues Seasonic X650 Gold V3 Fractal Design Node 804 Razer Death Adder Black Edition  
Mouse Pad
Razer Goliathus Control Extended 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Yokes29 View Post
wow. I think i just told a guy that parallel was less restrictive. Damn, i'm a dumb ass.
EDIT: Reference (click on the last picture in "more views")
http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/shop/bl...en-nickel.html
non- reference (click on the last picture in "more views")
http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/shop/bl...al-nickel.html
No, You are correct in saying parallel is less restrictive then serial.
Dat Meatball
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4790k Asus Maximus VII Gene EVGA GTX 980 SC 8GB Kingston HyperX 1866 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Intel 730 240GB Stock Windows 7 BenQ BL2710PT 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch 2 Ninja TK w/ Cherry Blues Seasonic X650 Gold V3 Fractal Design Node 804 Razer Death Adder Black Edition  
Mouse Pad
Razer Goliathus Control Extended 
  hide details  
Reply
Dat Meatball
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4790k Asus Maximus VII Gene EVGA GTX 980 SC 8GB Kingston HyperX 1866 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Intel 730 240GB Stock Windows 7 BenQ BL2710PT 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch 2 Ninja TK w/ Cherry Blues Seasonic X650 Gold V3 Fractal Design Node 804 Razer Death Adder Black Edition  
Mouse Pad
Razer Goliathus Control Extended 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by gumbie View Post
No, You are correct in saying parallel is less restrictive then serial.
LOL! Ok Just what i thought. Hehe i was thinking "what the heck was i reading in all those other WC threads then?"
Thanks
The Dragon Punch
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 980x @4ghz (1.25 vcore) ASUS R3E w/ EK R3E Plexi EN Block EVGA GTX 580 3GB 3-way SLI Corsair Dominator GT 6gb@2000mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 2 (x2), Corsair Nova, WD Velociraptor LG Blu-Ray Windows 7 64-bit Dell U2711 
PowerCase
Corsair AX1200 Case Labs M8 
  hide details  
Reply
The Dragon Punch
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 980x @4ghz (1.25 vcore) ASUS R3E w/ EK R3E Plexi EN Block EVGA GTX 580 3GB 3-way SLI Corsair Dominator GT 6gb@2000mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 2 (x2), Corsair Nova, WD Velociraptor LG Blu-Ray Windows 7 64-bit Dell U2711 
PowerCase
Corsair AX1200 Case Labs M8 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by gumbie View Post
You actually have it around the wrong way, There is no temp difference between the two, And parallel is less restrictive then serial.
i never said anything about less restrictive(although i guess it could be interpreted that way)

by parallel i am assuming he was talking about 1 loop with the lines running to the gpus in parrallel not seperate loops for each component. if its seperate loops, then yes they would be better. if its a single loop with only 2 gpus then series would have a higher flow rate. if he gets 3 gpus then yes going parallel on the cards would be better.

it all depends on your components. here is a good read for ya
link1
link2
link3
Chimera
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i5 2500k 4.8Ghz ASUS P8Z68-v PRO GEN3 Evga gtx 580 3gb Evga gtx 580 3gb 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
8Gb Veangence ocz agility 3 watercooled Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
d3 - 23" acer led monitors Logitech G15 1050W modular custom built from scratch case 
MouseAudioAudio
CM Inferno afterglow wireless 7.1 headphones w/ mic x-fi titanium soundcard 
  hide details  
Reply
Chimera
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i5 2500k 4.8Ghz ASUS P8Z68-v PRO GEN3 Evga gtx 580 3gb Evga gtx 580 3gb 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
8Gb Veangence ocz agility 3 watercooled Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
d3 - 23" acer led monitors Logitech G15 1050W modular custom built from scratch case 
MouseAudioAudio
CM Inferno afterglow wireless 7.1 headphones w/ mic x-fi titanium soundcard 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 19
Thread Starter 
Quick question guys... I am looking for a fan controller (NOT BLUE LED) that will power my Mora 3 18 fan set-up and using some Yate Loons that say they are 12watts each. After searching around a bit I ended finding the NZXT Sentry Mix but I cant seem to find somewhere that sells this. Anyplace in US that carries this?

If not are there any other fan controllers to support this many fans?

I don't want Blue LED's that is my only concern.
New PC System
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5960x Rampage Extreme V LGA 2011-V3 Nvidia 780's SLI (x2) ADATA 64GB ram 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
PCIE Samsung 250GB (OS Drive) + x2 WD Black 2TB... Lite On Blu-Ray Recorder Corsair K110 on CPU.  windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2 Qnix 2710 + Crossover UHD 404k Corsair K90 Mechanical Keyboard (MX Red) Lepa 1600 watt PSU Thermaltake case (cant remember which) 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G500 SteelSeries QCK+ none yet. Wont fit. :( onboard audio 
  hide details  
Reply
New PC System
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5960x Rampage Extreme V LGA 2011-V3 Nvidia 780's SLI (x2) ADATA 64GB ram 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
PCIE Samsung 250GB (OS Drive) + x2 WD Black 2TB... Lite On Blu-Ray Recorder Corsair K110 on CPU.  windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2 Qnix 2710 + Crossover UHD 404k Corsair K90 Mechanical Keyboard (MX Red) Lepa 1600 watt PSU Thermaltake case (cant remember which) 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G500 SteelSeries QCK+ none yet. Wont fit. :( onboard audio 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 19
An idea would be to get some fan blocks, I think they have 4/5 plugs on each one, and then a 4/5 fan controller.
Chimera
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i5 2500k 4.8Ghz ASUS P8Z68-v PRO GEN3 Evga gtx 580 3gb Evga gtx 580 3gb 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
8Gb Veangence ocz agility 3 watercooled Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
d3 - 23" acer led monitors Logitech G15 1050W modular custom built from scratch case 
MouseAudioAudio
CM Inferno afterglow wireless 7.1 headphones w/ mic x-fi titanium soundcard 
  hide details  
Reply
Chimera
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i5 2500k 4.8Ghz ASUS P8Z68-v PRO GEN3 Evga gtx 580 3gb Evga gtx 580 3gb 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
8Gb Veangence ocz agility 3 watercooled Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
d3 - 23" acer led monitors Logitech G15 1050W modular custom built from scratch case 
MouseAudioAudio
CM Inferno afterglow wireless 7.1 headphones w/ mic x-fi titanium soundcard 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 19
Thread Starter 
can you give me a link to a fan block? I'm not sure I understand what your talking about. lol.
New PC System
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5960x Rampage Extreme V LGA 2011-V3 Nvidia 780's SLI (x2) ADATA 64GB ram 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
PCIE Samsung 250GB (OS Drive) + x2 WD Black 2TB... Lite On Blu-Ray Recorder Corsair K110 on CPU.  windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2 Qnix 2710 + Crossover UHD 404k Corsair K90 Mechanical Keyboard (MX Red) Lepa 1600 watt PSU Thermaltake case (cant remember which) 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G500 SteelSeries QCK+ none yet. Wont fit. :( onboard audio 
  hide details  
Reply
New PC System
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5960x Rampage Extreme V LGA 2011-V3 Nvidia 780's SLI (x2) ADATA 64GB ram 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
PCIE Samsung 250GB (OS Drive) + x2 WD Black 2TB... Lite On Blu-Ray Recorder Corsair K110 on CPU.  windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2 Qnix 2710 + Crossover UHD 404k Corsair K90 Mechanical Keyboard (MX Red) Lepa 1600 watt PSU Thermaltake case (cant remember which) 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G500 SteelSeries QCK+ none yet. Wont fit. :( onboard audio 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Water Cooling
Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Water Cooling › few questions....