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Looks good Check your Mobo to make sure that it doesn't have ATX connectors near the top my ASUS Extreme had that issue and it became a very tight fit. Also if you are dead set on going with a UV fluid (instead of just tubing) Don't use Faser the solution can break as early as 6 months after install. I've had the link sent to me put can't remember the name of the site if someone wants to chime in on that.
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Looks good Check your Mobo to make sure that it doesn't have ATX connectors near the top my ASUS Extreme had that issue and it became a very tight fit. Also if you are dead set on going with a UV fluid (instead of just tubing) Don't use Faser the solution can break as early as 6 months after install. I've had the link sent to me put can't remember the name of the site if someone wants to chime in on that.

So I will still get a nice UV effect with just UV tubing? But my reservoir won't glow frown.gif

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post #53 of 55
If you want a cool effect for your Reservior go with something like this.The effect is separate from what is actually circulating. The one downside with those units is that they aren't pump/res combos and you'll need to fix a pump to the loop. Admittedly if you are buying everything piece meal that downside is not that big and attaching a pump to a loop is no more complex then attaching a pump/res combo.
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post #54 of 55
You bought an expensive chip so you might as well shell out a few hundred more to cool it thumb.gif
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whyd on't you just use UV dye, that is what i used and it made my res glow lol. it also does stain things tho.
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