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I appreciate the replies and I like to hear everyones opinions. You guys just have different ways of doing things. Different opinion are what a message board is all about. I am going to post pics of most everything I do this week including modding LED's in the case and make the new window for the case. As well as pics of all the new parts and setup of everything. Of course I will post a pic of the end result compared to a pic of what i started with.
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I just thought of something. I could've used 2 T fittings to split the line between the cpu then gpu and those go to another T fitting then to the rad inlet . Would that be better than what I am doing now?
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I just thought of something. I could've used 2 T fittings to split the line between the cpu then gpu and those go to another T fitting then to the rad inlet . Would that be better than what I am doing now?

i dunno if it'd be any better but you would definitely want to make sure your pump is up to the job. You would end up loosing a lot of pressure as it hit the blocks.
This could also mess with the flow in each block...one may have higher pressure than the other (since the pressure plates in the blocks aren't the same) and may jack up the temps.
I don't know if this would really happen or not, just a thought.

you could also look into parallel setups. i've seen some pretty crazy stuff with these, although i have never done this myself.
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Ok thanks for the info.

Also NEW UPDATE WITH PICS CHECK OP here.
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Hmm should look pretty sweet with the lime green and purple. Is that purple sleeving UV-reactive btw?
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Hmm should look pretty sweet with the lime green and purple. Is that purple sleeving UV-reactive btw?

yeah, but its almost pink in UV. im only using it on sata cables. i just added the front 120mm fan today but im gonna wait till i have the rest of the psu sleeved before i put anything else in the case due to routing issues.
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So apparently the XSPC Rasa GPU water block can only work with barbs. The XSPC Chrome Black Compression fittings I ordered do not fit on it. Also these fittings are super tight and rubbing each other on the new Raystorm CPU water block. I do not recommend trying to use compression(at least the XSPC ones) with the Raystorm or Rasa bocks.
That being said, I am using them on the raystorm but I had to resort to barbs for the rasa gpu.

In other news, before I left for work I checked on my loop. I started leak testing last night around 9pm and no leaks so far.....knock on wood. If all goes well I will start assembling everything into my case and making the necessary modifications. Tomorrow night I should be finished but here are some pics of leak testing and the components.

Awesome ghetto jumper wire to start psu outside case and hooked just to my pump(and some lights biggrin.gif)
2011-12-15_21-32-33_211.jpg

Elite water cooling setup bench(aka dining room table with towels)
Lights ON
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Lights OFF(should look better inside a case with less light pollution and a direct angle from the UV's)
2011-12-16_06-33-46_704.jpg

New fans are FTW(Apevia UV and Green LED's pretty quiet)
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Fitting the REs
2011-12-15_20-52-37_65.jpg

Damn XSPC(had to use barb fittings on Rasa GPU, xpsc's own comp fittings wouldnt fit)
2011-12-15_21-32-03_536.jpg

I will have alot better pics soon to come, these were all taken with my phone and just wanted to give you guys somethign to look at.
I will be assembling it tonight and I wont be finished until more sleeving and heat shrink comes in tomorrow and after that everything should be ok.
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post #48 of 100
nice dude, lookin awesome
i like the green tubing
really sucks u culdnt use the compression fittings on the rasa block frown.gif
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Nice!!! i love my M59 as well. What you gonna do with the old piece of plexi? Mines cracked.....
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nice dude, lookin awesome
i like the green tubing
really sucks u culdnt use the compression fittings on the rasa block frown.gif

I will probably just use the barbs for now and order an angled adapter. I was thinking about ordering a bunch but man are they expensive rolleyes.gif

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Nice!!! i love my M59 as well. What you gonna do with the old piece of plexi? Mines cracked.....

You can have it if you pay for shipping smile.gif
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