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[Build Log] - My Maximus IV Extreme is on swimming.!

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recently just done building water cooling for my system.

this is the first time doing a water cooling for myself, and facing some problems while doing it. But manage to cope it at last

my reservoir


pump. i mod it with the top and the mod kit.



3 x 120mm radiator


cpu block:


then i installed it onto my motherboard



here is my naked GPU (GTX 580 Direct CU II)


and then i put the thermal on the capacitors.


here is the connection from cpu to gpu. i prefer cool the cpu 1st and then gpu.


here is the complete setup: (i wasn't satisfy with this loop as you can see from the picture [res-> pump])


So i decided to change it again.:
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all the loops went fine through a jump start psu. when i am about to run the full setup, my system just won't start up. i removed the whole system, pump out the water, and redo it again. i have been fixing it for 2 days and i realized that i have used the wrong standoff for the back plate and causes the shorting. so it worked at last.

here is the final setup

Edited by M.IV.E - 11/6/11 at 1:43am
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post #2 of 15
Looking great M.IV.E keep us posted
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Crucial M4 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Sol... Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 720... SONY Black 12X BD-R 2X BD-RE 8X DVD+R 5X DVD-RA... Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit 
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HP LED Black 27" 5ms HDMI Widescreen LED BackLi... Logitech G510 Black 18 Function Keys USB Wired ... SILVERSTONE ST1500 1500W ATX 12V 2.3 & EPS 12V ... XSPC H1 Hive Series Cube Enthusiast Water Cooli... 
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Logitech G500 10 Buttons Dual-mode Scroll Wheel... Ozone Gaming Gear GROUND LEVEL L Gaming Mouse Pad Cooler Master Circumaural Storm Sirus Headset -... XSPC Dual 5.25" Bay Reservoir - w/ Alphacool VP... 
OtherOtherOtherOther
XSPC Dual 5.25" Bay Reservoir - w/ Alphacool VP... XSPC EX360 Triple 120mm Low Profile Split Fin R... XSPC EX360 Triple 120mm Low Profile Split Fin R... XSPC EX360 Triple 120mm Low Profile Split Fin R... 
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post #3 of 15
Very very nice mate

Although, you might want to add a 56k Warning to the thread title
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post #4 of 15
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Very very nice mate
thank you. so the loop looks alright?
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Looking great M.IV.E keep us posted
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post #5 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by M.IV.E View Post
thank you. so the loop looks alright?
Looks awesome, I like it a lot
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post #6 of 15
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Looks awesome, I like it a lot
thanks . but my res is same level as the pump. is that fine?
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post #7 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by M.IV.E View Post
thanks . but my res is same level as the pump. is that fine?
It should be fine, As long as your pump isn't higher above your res, your good.

Also, update your sig rig
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post #8 of 15
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It should be fine, As long as your pump isn't higher above your res, your good.

Also, update your sig rig
done . what bout yours? can i have a look? hehe
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post #9 of 15
I don't have a quality picture of my Loop since I can't find my camera anywhere..

Here's a crappy phone pic for you

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post #10 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gumbie View Post
I don't have a quality picture of my Loop since I can't find my camera anywhere..

Here's a crappy phone pic for you

looks good! a lot of people using rampage iii extreme. nice board isn't?
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Seagate 1 TB and OCZ Vertex 2 120GB SSD LG Blu-Ray Writer Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Corsair AX 1200 
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Cooler Master HAF X 
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