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Well I got a call and text earlier. He was able to make a block out of 1/4" copper for free using scrap. The idea was brought up to run 1/4" copper tubing along the surface, looping it around instead of trying to do all the work inside the block. 1/4" slab of copper I think will definitely be beneficial but the water loop will replace a wimpy 40-60mm fan internally with a 120mm fan/rad and just plan look cooler then some dumb heatsink only. lol

Top is the 1/4" copper, bottom is the cardboard template
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post #22 of 25
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Currently waiting on the block to get shaved down at the mounting points so it will sit flush with the chips. Once all is said and done, two tests will be done. 1- 1/4" block only for cooling, 2- block with 1/4" WC block

Also have the mobo out on RMA for the DVD-Rom not detected/working.

While waiting I had a question or few.

1. Should I run 2 of the pumps (http://www.kidwind.org/xcart/product.php?productid=24). If I calculated right, they are about 32GPH at 5V?
2. Should I use quick connects at the OE fan grille to allow for laptop remove from cooling pad or just secure laptop to cooling pad?
3. Do you think this RAD/FAN would be efficient enough?

For the pumps, I wasn't sure if 1 pump would be effecient enough to push through the entire loop on the block plus the Rad. A Res is still up in the air at this point depending on the cooler pad room and mounting options.

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post #23 of 25
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Ok. What do you guys think of this HS/F to be used in a WC loop?

300

LINK

It is an 80mm fan mounted to the HS. The mounting points could give me some alternative options like mounting to back of display with ease so I could run without a pad if desired. It would still take some fabrication of the HS itself to fit the plumbing though. Oh, and it is also 30bucks less!

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post #24 of 25
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Update:::


Copper block is being fitted with 1/4" ID 3/8"OD plumbing over 1/4" thick copper block covering all chips.

I will likely have to get some 1/4" barbs for the copper tubing. Looking like it would be pretty hard to stretch 1/4" tube over 3/8" even with heat.


I was also considering this laptop pad as it already has a pump (usb), rad, plumbing, fan and is already mounted.
280

I couldn't find any reviews on it though but have found for 75 plus shipping.

Even a cheaper heatsink, pump (usb or 12v), plumbing, pad will cost more then $75. Only hesitant because of no known reviews on cooler pad
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