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post #11 of 57
DOH! And it is the only size he is out of stock on.
You would need to measure the OD of the tubing where it is over the barb to be sure, but these may fit.
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/heclnyhoclsi2.html
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Could also be the fact one rad is blowing into another, reducing its effect on cooling greatly.
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Could also be the fact one rad is blowing into another, reducing its effect on cooling greatly.

If his case and radiator airflow was sorted out better, it wouldn't make much of a difference having his rads that way.
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Could also be the fact one rad is blowing into another, reducing its effect on cooling greatly.

If his case and radiator airflow was sorted out better, it wouldn't make much of a difference having his rads that way.

Agreed, though I think a better case more suited to WC would benefit him over anything else. Seems pretty cramped to have all that gear in there.
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Agreed, though I think a better case more suited to WC would benefit him over anything else. Seems pretty cramped to have all that gear in there.

so i think this could be it as well. i have a feeling that air isnt flowing throughas well as it could and i noticed that the hoses coming out of the bottom rad look like they are a little pinched.

im going to get 4 90 degree fittings and move the pumps further up in the case, and flip the bottom rad to where the nozzles are closer to the gpus, and then change the flow direction of the fans on the bottom rad as well. the door has huge mesh opening so i think the air will flow better that way.

im not real sure why the old setup worked better but with yalls ideas im sure ill get it sorted
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Just keep in mind that you need the air entering the radiator to be as cool as possible, ideally the same temperature as the air in the room, or at least within 1 or 2º of it, and that the air exiting the radiator is not being recirculated back to the intake side of it.
The bottom radiator and fan setup in your case looks like it has a lot of potential to recirculate a lot of the same air over and over, which is really bad for cooling performance.
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post #17 of 57
What is the bottom radiator? It looks like the blue BIP unless you painted it yourself, you need some serious static pressure for those radiators which I don't think those snazzy blue LED fans are capable of doing. I'm fairly sure the double-thick 120 you had on there before that vented out of the case offered the same cooling capacity and a better airflow route.
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the red is the current airflow inside the case. the green is how i will try next. also i have a 250mm fan on the side panel blowing in on the mobo so air coming in shouldnt be an issue
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Editing is down right now, you might have to make a new post.
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it wouldnt show in the last paot
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