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Instead of a y adapater, just run the graphic card's cooling setup in parallel?
That too. Ideally, I'd have three loops. One for CPU, and one for each GPU. I'd have six rads, too, two for each loop .
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jivenjune, piskooooo, Willanhanyard, Dysheeki:

Thanks for the comps...

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Take the wife out to a fantastic dinner . Mad props to her, haha.



Something I always thought about - I don't like having the graphics cards in series. I've never done a full WC loop (I personally find them incredibly more expensive than what they're worth) but if I did do one I'd have the graphics cards get the same cool water at the same time -- meaning, have the tubing split into two (via a Y adapter?), enter the cards, come out, and join back together via a Y adapter, so that the second card isn't stuck with getting the first card's heat. Does that make sense?

Just something I thought of . If I ever did a WC loop, I'd make it fully redundant with 3 loops .
I'm still a newb at this... nothing makes sense to me yet.

As for the wife... she, and my 2 young boys, comes before this build anyday. Tonight my wife and I are going to be the Flinstone's... taking our Ironman and a Lego Knight boys out for trick or treating. Hope all of you have a great Holloween night... and stay safe.

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That too. Ideally, I'd have three loops. One for CPU, and one for each GPU. I'd have six rads, too, two for each loop .
Now that... I understood... LOL...
    
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Instead of a y adapater, just run the graphic card's cooling setup in parallel?
Yes this ^^
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It's looking good erayser, similar to my own build and I'm a first timer too. Keep up the good work.
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Very nice setup, I have a question as to how you have the RP452x2 setup. I have the rev 1.3 and I cant get my system to work. Are you planning on using the loopback kit? if so are you using the included acrylic piece and are you removing the long plug? I will definitely want to know what trick you used to get your system to bleed properly.?
I've not completed my build yet so can't comment on bleeding. However, I'm using the same reservoir and got the feedback loop and acrylic piece. Koolance tech support told be to install the acrylic in the bottom right, fit the loop on the bottom two ports and remove the long plug.

To assist with the bleeding I'm going to install a remote fill port into one of the top ports on the res, I'm hoping this will help. Have a look and my build log for a bit more detail.
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It's looking good erayser, similar to my own build and I'm a first timer too. Keep up the good work.
Just looked at your sig thread... and it is very similar to your build. It's similar to a lot of 800D builds... since we all probably seen all the same 800D build log threads, and YouTube videos.

What it comes down to is preferences, and that's were the differences are. Thanks for the comp... and good luck on your build.
    
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subbed, this is solid work bro. Mad respect to ya, can't wait to see more updates!
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Just saw this build log for the first time, gotta love going all out on the first build true OCN style. Really awesome, I'm excited to see how this turns out and feel free to PM me if you run into any hiccups!
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Very nice! Can't wait to see it finished.

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very sweet looking job with the sleeving
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