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post #11 of 17
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Is it a bad idea to move my PC around when my loop is complete?

No one seemed to answer this so I'll give it my best shot: It isn't bad. A couple things you have to make sure: tubing is secure and tight on the barbs or fittings. If you're worried about tubing coming loose/leaking, put some clamps for double protection. Better be safe than sorry. If you get a pump/res combo, then I would just make sure that the hole is tight enough so water doesn't get out during transportation.

And of course always leak test your rig before installing anything to ensure no damage in the future.

I did my first loop and transported to and from a LAN party that was 60 miles away in my car with no issues. Just gotta take proper precautions. smile.gif
    
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What would you know your vcrazy biggrin.gif ^This
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post #13 of 17
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Thanks for your replies guys. Think I'm gonna go with the raystorm kit vs the rasa, comes with a better cpu block, white cables, better pump(?) for $50 more.

How do I go about doing a leak test?

Also on a side note, should I sleeve my own cables? Or should I grab some sleeved extensions?
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post #14 of 17
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Originally Posted by covert ash View Post

Dazmode's kit is FAR from re-branded, off name components. In fact, it is quite the exact opposite. wink.gif

Im only speaking from some horror stories of friends on this. Worst one was when a friend ordered about $600 of kit from them, and they sent him pretty much all the wrong stuff he did not order. Their only explanation was that "None of the things he ordered would work togeather, so we replaced stuff based on how much he spent." Well, what they did'nt know is he was buying misc parts as replacement stuff that he did'nt have on hand for multiple projects. Sadly we lost that competition because we could not afford to spend another 600$ then 125$ on overnight shipping from one of my more reliable vendors.

But, you live and you learn. Im sure DazMode has changed a few things since then because it has been some time since that last order. Hope it works out mate! thumb.gif
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What would you know your vcrazy biggrin.gif ^This

quiet pig! Or i'll cut you! tongue.gif

@Relance: good choice...that's the block i'll be getting in the future too smile.gif

for leak test method, here's a couple of vids that showcase the process of installing from start to finish:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6qpkigby5w
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzBBjkIw7wU

Cheers! thumb.gif
    
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post #16 of 17
Just an FYI for everyone. I emailed XSPC directly a few weeks ago to ask them if and when EX/Raystorm kits would be available in North America. I probably should have specified US, but oh well. This is their direct reply.

We plan to build Raystorm EX kits with Laing pump next year.

Right now, you may contact http://www.dazmode.com/. They will build the kits and sell very soon.
post #17 of 17
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So, you mean I can contact them for the raystorm kit if a laing pump and they'll get me one? O_o
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