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post #81 of 147
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Would like to thank you ALL for the amazing comps!

@csm, I think ill use it in a build where white is the colour scheme. You're right tongue.gif

@kdon, 360 fits just nicely at the top, can only get two fans up there pulling air though, put another on and it collides with the front peripherals. Good luck, make sure you make a log for us.

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post #82 of 147
Oh Rowey i just wanted to mention .My XSPC Pump has lived through 2 builds first one was running Ram Cooler,Cpu cooler,2 6970 blocks with 2 rads and i had no issues at all.I had no issues with the same setup minus one Rad also. Now with the same Pump i have this setup.And it cools very nice:

XSPC Res/pump combo so it gets filled before the pump.
That feeds out to a second EK Res 10" Filling from the "bottom" which many didn't think would work but it does nicely.(Got some help with this from the water cooling thread).
The EK Res feeds in to my Ram Block
Next into my Cpu block (because the ram don't create much heat at all)
From the CPU Block it feeds into the Rs360 uptop with 5 Fans Pushing 80 something Cfm push/pull
then it heads to my Gpu (6970 at the moment only running 950/1450 stock voltage)
It then heads the the second Rad Magicool slim Extreme or something (I forget the name) But thats also Push/Pull with same 80+ cfm Fans but i cut out the bottom of the case for max airflow and raised the Phantom feet 2 ".
So at this point the water is now cooled again and finally heads back into the first Res .

I have no funny sounds from my pump it is silent.Also so far it has been a great pump. Maby the first was just bad luck. Any Pc part can arrive Doa.It happens all the time.

At some point i want to upgrade my Pump but the one i want is a fortune so i want to wait so i can get the one i want.

I wrote all this writing just to show you might get your new Pump and Love it.Also make sure and connections are tight I left one a little loose when testing the Loop and it blew the Hose right off.It looked like a garden hose it had so much flow behind it. Lol so be careful and definitely test the loop before powering the Pc up.

I am loving your build and cant wait to see more. Sleeve any wire you can it ends up being worth it in the end.

And MORE PICTURES smile.gif HE HE

Take Care Rowey, MybadOmen
   
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post #83 of 147
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I noticed you was using one, seen it in a picture. But yeah i agree, anything can be doa. I really liked it, for the whole day that it worked. was really quite and it did the job. Thanks for your post, i took it all in and i bare in mind what you said smile.gif

Once my stuff arrives and i can start actually putting it all together again, ill upload a ton of pictures.

Cheers Badomen! biggrin.gif
post #84 of 147
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Originally Posted by Rowey View Post

Would like to thank you ALL for the amazing comps!

@kdon, 360 fits just nicely at the top, can only get two fans up there pulling air though, put another on and it collides with the front peripherals. Good luck, make sure you make a log for us.
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yeah I was thinking of cutting more out of the back of the top so I can slide the rad further back, avoiding the fan controller etc on top... Think it is possible?

edit: In this post, it seems that there really isn't room for another fan up top... hmm I might have to figure out a way around this when my case gets here tuesday...

anyways sorry for going OT in your thread haha
Edited by kdon - 1/28/12 at 5:46pm
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Word on the street (BOC) is that you're getting a 580 + block...?
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post #86 of 147
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yeah I was thinking of cutting more out of the back of the top so I can slide the rad further back, avoiding the fan controller etc on top... Think it is possible?
anyways sorry for going OT in your thread haha

Nope, wont line up with the mount on the case :/ and no worries dude smile.gif

@csm word is true!! buying a ref 580 with waterblock and backplate. Its burning a hole in my bank let alone pocket, but... what the heck, why not.

STAY TUNED GANG!!
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post #88 of 147
dannnnnggggg loving the sleeving. Definitely need to get in on this action!
post #89 of 147
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Just a quick update peeps. Got my new pump from specialtech today, put it together with some hose and a couple of barbs and just threw some distilled in there and turned it on and it seems to be working flawlessly!

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Also, about the plans for the 580 and additional 240. I am going to still go ahead and buy the 580, but not put it in the loop straight away. Im just going to let the money level go back up again because i don't want to make myself skint i hate not having no money at all. So im going to buy it then run the CPU loop for a little while see how the temps are then if i need to tweak it ill just drain it and add the 580 and 240 in.

Sorry if i disappointed anyone, its just im only 17 and im not loaded this is all coming from my own pocket, not mummy and daddy's no more tongue.gif

Just waiting on these angled fittings then i am going to put it together not long to wait now guys smile.gif

Btw, is it ok to put a 90 degree rotary straight on the outlet of the pump? isnt that REALLY, REALLY restricting the flow rate and possibly causing the pump future problems?

Thanks

EDIT: i hate the blue LED, definitely going with the white ones.
post #90 of 147
Yup you don't really want to put a 90 right after the pump. It will most likely kill your flow rate.
 
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