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I had too many tabs open, and posted this in the wrong thread! Anyway my build's not finished, but it's at a stopping point until an RMA can go through.
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That air breathing 570 would be a water cooled 670, but the card was DOA. The positive is that my CPU runs cool, with a 360 rad all to itself!! Let's see... also need to clean up all that in the drive bays (There's an aquaero 5 LT in there), extend that light cable and run it somewhere out of sight (rather than hanging down), sleeve the pump and GPU power cables, and I'm on the fence about disabling/replacing the red LED in my PCI sound card. Then I'll call it mostly done. Until I decide to put a 240 in the bottom and start looking at SLI...

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What can I say, I'm a sucker for stickers.

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I like how clean that PC looks! biggrin.gif
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I had too many tabs open, and posted this in the wrong thread! Anyway my build's not finished, but it's at a stopping point until an RMA can go through. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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That air breathing 570 would be a water cooled 670, but the card was DOA. The positive is that my CPU runs cool, with a 360 rad all to itself!! Let's see... also need to clean up all that in the drive bays (There's an aquaero 5 LT in there), extend that light cable and run it somewhere out of sight (rather than hanging down), sleeve the pump and GPU power cables, and I'm on the fence about disabling/replacing the red LED in my PCI sound card. Then I'll call it mostly done. Until I decide to put a 240 in the bottom and start looking at SLI...
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What can I say, I'm a sucker for stickers.
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Is the hot water from the CPU going straight into the res?
Once you add the GPU to the loop, that might pose some problems. Do you have another rad?
No... not true.
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Water temp around the loop varies less than 2C; loop order doesn't matter much other than res->pump. Pics are after I've been CPU folding all day (100% load) with a decent overclock (4.5ghz at 1.415v). Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Ignore the GPU inlet/outlet temps; those thermometers are hanging free ATM, and remember the sensors are only accurate to within 1C or so (even though they report tenths).
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edit-- that 50C drive temp is wrong too; I had it configured incorrectly so it was just reporting a constant default.

Is that with the gpu in the loop? Interesting. :x
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Nah, the inline water sensors are still plugged in and reporting, but they're not in the loop. The GPU temp reported is pulled from open hardware monitor, and it's not at load. (I probably need to pull it apart and clean it; 55C is a bit warm for idle.
My CPU idles at 50C OC'd at 4.2 and 40C at stock clocks so. I don't know about you but it's always about 90 degrees in my house or 30C. tongue.gif When I redo my loop and add this TX-4 TIM it should decree the temps closer to ambient.
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Nah, the inline water sensors are still plugged in and reporting, but they're not in the loop. The GPU temp reported is pulled from open hardware monitor, and it's not at load. (I probably need to pull it apart and clean it; 55C is a bit warm for idle.

Yeah, my original comment was directed at the loop once you put the GPU in. Right now it's perfectly fine, but once the GPU goes in, the way your loop is oriented is going to dump the heated water from the CPU into your res, and then your GPU. I'm sure it'll still cool fine, but it won't be AS cool as it could be with an additional rad between components.
That's not true. It looks like he is using a D5 pump which is very powerful. Regardless the water in a loop flows so fast that at any given point the water in Part A might only be hotter by 0.5C than say Part B. So water temps are rather pointless unless you monitor (like I do), how hot the res is. I like to know the ambient temps of the water in comparison to the hardware. Anyways. You could have 2 2011 and 4 680s for instance and even still the water would vary by 0.5-1C total. I know my pump is usually running around somewhere in the 1500 liter per hour zone or just under 400 gallons an hour of flow. Darlene could explain it better as she is a thermal nuclear bio-quantum theoretical physicist. wheee.gif That and she's really smart. laugher.gif
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Yeah, my original comment was directed at the loop once you put the GPU in. Right now it's perfectly fine, but once the GPU goes in, the way your loop is oriented is going to dump the heated water from the CPU into your res, and then your GPU. I'm sure it'll still cool fine, but it won't be AS cool as it could be with an additional rad between components.
The difference between the "hot" water out of the cpu and the "cool" water out of the rad is around 1.5C at load (In other words, it's a temp difference that's barely larger than the accuracy of the sensors measuring it.) I don't see how it matters that much.
It doesn't.
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Almost ready for prime time;



Well gang,

The Diva Deluxe, Overkill Extreme, External Cooling Contraption is on the final steps to prime time.

I finished up the control head and got the QDCs, 2nd 3.5" bay fan speed display, some tubing , a couple new white Aerocool led case fans, and a few misc odds and ends ordered. (express mail so it gets here by the weekend smile.gif )

I made up the connector harness with a 9 pin molex so the FC9 can control the rad fans in 3 groups of 6 fans each, and have a tach wire back to the bay display from each group.

The harness makes the head completely modular, so along with the QDCs, it can be detached from the MO-RA 18 X 140 rad and the base.

I also made up a little harness to plug into my power distribution PCB that powers the LEDs in the res and the 2 case fans. (the cheesey blue ones that came with the case are the ones in the pics)

All in all, I should be able to break out the " Diva Deluxe, Air Powered Filling Assistant " next weekend and fire this wanton wench up.


Brilliantly insane,

Darlene
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I saw that case at Micro Center as I was thinking who the hell would buy that ugly damn case!? Where is the put foot in mouth smiley? whistle.gif
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If it doesn't seem like I'm around much the next couple of days, it's because I've got finals. I've studied over 20 hours the last 3 days. I'm fried.

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Acrylic bay cover a la IT Diva added as well as a curved air dam up and over the DVD and extending to the end of the top radiator.
Previous mods include bi-level acrylic psu/rad cover and dual D5's mounted to the bottom of the HDD cage. I hope to be resleeving in black and white soon.



For you folks wanting to mod the front cover I highly recommend using a jigsaw as Darlene said, a dremel is doable if you can keep the cuts very straight.I found that a small needle file set is very handy for this and other mods.
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Whats with all this debate over loop temps and whatnot. Doesn't every loop reach an equilibrium after being on for some time?
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Whats with all this debate over loop temps and whatnot. Doesn't every loop reach an equilibrium after being on for some time?

yeah but you can get a lower one , on certain components at least , ideally dont run your cpu right after the gpus ( especially if there is more than one GPU ) .. The difference might not be huge but then theres also making it easier for your pump by setting it so its not always pumping UP so you can get slightly better flow rates .. The general rule is just reservoir to pump to make sure you have positive flow to the pump at all time and then respect in and out on blocks that have them but that doesnt mean tweaking the loop order wont affect results.
    
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If by equilibrium, you mean; "the water ends up at the same temp throughout the entire loop",
Then Absolutely Not.
The only time all the water in the loop is at the same temp is after it's been sitting off long enough for everything to have cooled to ambient.
What equilibrium refers to is that the rate of heat out has risen to the same level of heat in, and the delta T across the water blocks is inversely equal to the delta T of the rad(s).
To illustrate; when you turn the system on, and start a game, you're coolant is at ambient and the water blocks are at ambient as is the rad. Ambient is the lowest temp they can ever be.
As you play on, the heat sources are producing a relatively constant amount heat energy.
When the coolant is at its coolest (ambient) at startup, there is the greatest temp differential between it and the heat source. (cpu / gpu blocks)
Heat transfers more efficiently the greater the differential, so the coolant is absorbing the heat from the blocks at maximum efficiency.
Now at the rad, it's a different story, just the opposite in fact.
The rad and nearly ambient temp coolant have the minimum differential possible, and hence the least efficient heat transfer, so a lot of the heat transferred to the coolant from the blocks, remains in the coolant after it passes thru the rad.
That raises the temp of the coolant as it reaches the blocks again, so with less differential than before, the heat transfer is less efficient, But the coolant still picks up more heat.
As the coolant reaches the rads again, it's warmer than before, there's a greater differential to ambient than before, so the transfer efficiency is better and more heat is removed than the last pass.
Cycle this thru a whole bunch of times, and you get to the point where the blocks to coolant heat transfer efficiency has diminished, and the coolant to rad efficiency has increased, so that the coolant is giving up heat at the rad at the same rate that it's gaining heat at the blocks.
If you look at delta T's, temp in minus temp out, then if you have a +3C from the blocks, then you'll have a -3C at the rad(s) and the coolant temp into the rad stops rising and stays the same, as does the coolant temp into the blocks.
Equilibrium means that heat is being extracted at the same rate that it's being produced, which means that the temps will stabilize, but not that they are all the same throughout the loop.
Darlene

Ok Sheldon.


Edited by NewHighScore - 9/4/12 at 9:16am
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With elevation, what energy is lost rising, is gained falling. With loop order, though there may be differences in temps with a loop order, the water is heated up steadily across the loop, not extremely at each location, so loop order will only change temps minorly (1-2C)
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