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One thing I take into account with my water builds is, just what is exposed to damage from water and just where is the potential source of this water.This is why I would never put the radiator and the hoses/connections to this radiator above just about everything electrical. I do make some accomodations for both the worst case (massive leak from a hose that came loose) or a very real possibility (just a slow one drip every 30 seconds leak). I build with a "OK you want to drip (as swivel fittings often will) you are not going to drip on anything you can damage".

Great point, and one that I have considered. I don't plan on using any swivel fittings in this build. Just barbs and mountain mod hose clamps. I don't expect any leeks but I will test the system extensively.
But in terms of design to each his own I suppose. This is a pretty compact build and compromises have been made, but none that will keep me awake at night lol.
    
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Iv updated my design and im happy with it, hopefully I can get a quote on the lastecutting costs today or Monday.




Iv made it a bit taller to take another 120mm fan on the front, two 80mm fans over the I/O,another 120mm fan over the PSU (this will also act as a mount for a pmp400 pump with a 30x60mm res), annnnnd slots over the gpu's that could (if I wanted but i doubt I will) take two 80mm fans externally as well.

As for what direction I plan to run the fans.. iv got no clue haha il just have to play with it when it built. But I doubt any specific setup will yield more efficient than another because the case is so small in terms of depth. Even crappy case fans should push air from one end to the other.
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Iv updated my design and im happy with it, hopefully I can get a quote on the lastecutting costs today or Monday.
Iv made it a bit taller to take another 120mm fan on the front, two 80mm fans over the I/O,another 120mm fan over the PSU (this will also act as a mount for a pmp400 pump with a 30x60mm res), annnnnd slots over the gpu's that could (if I wanted but i doubt I will) take two 80mm fans externally as well.
As for what direction I plan to run the fans.. iv got no clue haha il just have to play with it when it built. But I doubt any specific setup will yield more efficient than another because the case is so small in terms of depth. Even crappy case fans should push air from one end to the other.
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ooo, liking the edits biggrin.gif
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Lookie lookie!

Got a package from crazy PC! So cheep I might have to get another to fill the new hole I made biggrin.gif.
please excuse the crappy cellphone pictures I cant fin the charger for my camera...

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Lookie lookie!
Got a package from crazy PC! So cheep I might have to get another to fill the new hole I made biggrin.gif.
please excuse the crappy cellphone pictures I cant fin the charger for my camera...
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I'm ordering the same fans today!
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I'm ordering the same fans today![/quote]
PLEASE do yourself a favor and order them from here
http://www.crazypc.com/store/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=kaze-58468&Category_Code=
its cheaper thumb.gif



And holy crap they push some air!
They are pretty loud running full blast through my little H50 atm but il have an inline fan controller for them in the new case.
Good news tho I cant hear my 480's fans now tho.


Ah screw it il Just run the computer on the other side of the room lol it shouldn't be that loud 15' away.

Oddly enough there isnt much of an improvement in temps compared to the stock h50 and the raid max fan that came with the case...
maybe 2 or 3 degrees.

Its 23C in my apartment and im getting core temps of 40C at 3.9Ghz with the pump running at 62% (forgot to set it beck to 100 after I unpluget my pc.redface.gif)
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I'm ordering the same fans today!
PLEASE do yourself a favor and order them from here
http://www.crazypc.com/store/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=kaze-58468&Category_Code=
its cheaper thumb.gif
And holy crap they push some air!
They are pretty loud running full blast through my little H50 atm but il have an inline fan controller for them in the new case.
Good news tho I cant hear my 480's fans now tho.
Ah screw it il Just run the computer on the other side of the room lol it shouldn't be that loud 15' away.
Oddly enough there isnt much of an improvement in temps compared to the stock h50 and the raid max fan that came with the case...
maybe 2 or 3 degrees.
Its 23C in my apartment and im getting core temps of 40C at 3.9Ghz with the pump running at 62% (forgot to set it beck to 100 after I unpluget my pc.redface.gif)

Is the 40C a load temp, or idle temp... cuz if that's load, then that is insanely cool for an Intel CPU @ 3.9...... thumbsupsmiley.png
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ლ(ಠ_ಠლ) SUBBED

I have a single GTX 480 that has a water block on it.
I still have the stock cooler

But I live in AUS frown.gif
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I might hold off on the second gpu till prices hit 200ish. There are a few for 250 right now but I want to see how big of a dent the laser cutting is going to make. That and I still need to pickup a 240mm rad. The CPU block and a pump are in the works atm.
    
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Is the 40C a load temp, or idle temp... cuz if that's load, then that is insanely cool for an Intel CPU @ 3.9...... thumbsupsmiley.png

Nah lol that's idle, I put my stock fans back on the lil h50 because my gf said it was too loud. frown.gif
And I'm running the same temps haha. The ss's suck as rad fans. Tho the did blow the calendar off my wall, and I used one to blow the dust out of my case.

I'm interested to see how the yl's do from ftw pc. They should have much better static pressure.

And for my gf's sake (more my own wellbeing) il have to make a compact fan controller to keep them under control.
    
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