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Want a youtube video of this waterfall in action over here!
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And some updated shots. Anyone know why this pump turns on and gradually loses pressure?

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Edited by InitialDriveGTR - 6/15/12 at 10:19am
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Looking nice man! Not sure on your flow issue. I was going to guess that less pressure provided to your pump when it starts because less water weight was going to your outlet. But after watching the video a few times I see that's not really the case, the water level maintains pretty well. Maybe micro-bubbles introduced through the waterfall? hmm..
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After being fed up with the fact that I knew the flow was wrong, I tried a few things. Before, I had the H60 pump pulling fluid in from the reservoir, then pumping to the radiator, then to the top of the reservoir. When I installed the DD-CPX, I also took out the impeller of the H60 pump when I started having the flow issue. I just changed my loop around, reversing the flow. The DD-CPX now pulls from the reservoir, pumps to the radiator, then goes to the H60's water block. The pump flows 110% better. It stays strong, and caused me to find some leaks in my reservoir it's so powerful. I had to disable the top waterfall because it was pumping water out the top lid of the reservoir. It's F-ing awesome!

Edit: Forgot to mention that I think it may have had something to do with the internal structure of the water block. I had taken apart the waterblock the first time I modded the H60 system and noticed that it had some very strange channeling, which I assume was to compensate for the internal pump.
Edited by InitialDriveGTR - 3/5/12 at 5:34pm
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Something I whipped up when I should have been studying... The waterfall is out of the case right now because of some leaks near the top on the back.

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Edited by InitialDriveGTR - 6/15/12 at 10:21am
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I think a lot of people will like the next thing I have coming too.
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Removed all the drive trays. Rerouted everything. Designing a new reservoir more suiting to the term "rainfall", so the waterfall section is set to be changed over the next week or two.

Project Rainfall:
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Engineer Chaos, and Controlled Chaos:
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I don't really like how it looks in the dark right now.
Edited by InitialDriveGTR - 6/16/12 at 11:29am
post #48 of 242
Holy crap that is going to be one heck of a reservoir :/ freakin sweet!!
 
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post #49 of 242
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My new evaporative cooler/reservoir:

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It's currently disassembled as I need to fix a major design issue that I thought had been taken care of (IE it fogs up inside wayyyy too much)
Edited by InitialDriveGTR - 6/15/12 at 10:27am
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Wow awsome + rep dude, like the idea.
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