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this just blew my freakin mind

Thanks. I was thinking about doing two more things once I got the money for it:


A) Watercool the CPU using ALL internal watercooling components. I have already picked out all of the components and made sure it would all fit in the case. It's about $120 for the parts. This would be just to do it 'cuz it'd be cool to do, as the temps for the CPU are fine as they are now.

B) Buy some carbon fiber film to cover all of the Xbox while retaining it's natural ventilation holes. I want to do this for two reasons. One being I want to get rid of all of the rough edges from cutting and what not, and have that covered up. Two being it would look super sleek. I was thinking about this film here:

http://www.carbonfiberfilm.com/

That'd run another $60. Sooo.. maybe I'll do both of those things whenever I have the extra money. biggrin.gif
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For some reason I was hoping you put a 7970/680 in it. xD

Still fantastic stuff, good mod.
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For some reason I was hoping you put a 7970/680 in it. xD
Still fantastic stuff, good mod.

There's always room for upgrades.. rolleyes.gif
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Thanks. I was thinking about doing two more things once I got the money for it:
A) Watercool the CPU using ALL internal watercooling components. I have already picked out all of the components and made sure it would all fit in the case. It's about $120 for the parts. This would be just to do it 'cuz it'd be cool to do, as the temps for the CPU are fine as they are now.
B) Buy some carbon fiber film to cover all of the Xbox while retaining it's natural ventilation holes. I want to do this for two reasons. One being I want to get rid of all of the rough edges from cutting and what not, and have that covered up. Two being it would look super sleek. I was thinking about this film here:
http://www.carbonfiberfilm.com/
That'd run another $60. Sooo.. maybe I'll do both of those things whenever I have the extra money. biggrin.gif

im currently doing an xbox as well (about to start a build log), could you post a list of what components you would use for water cooling?
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Nice! Awesome mod man, very cool. biggrin.gif
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That is awesome. Man I wish I thought of this. Well, I needed a video card though to play games.

Now I want to see someone do this with a trinity apu set up and a black xbox elite case thumb.gif
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im currently doing an xbox as well (about to start a build log), could you post a list of what components you would use for water cooling?

Since I'm extremely limited on space I would only use a rad/pump/cpu block + tubing - I don't think I can fit a res anywhere so I'd have to do without. Not like those are mandatory anyways.

Smallest radiator that I found that would fit to how I have mine setup:

Dual 40mm Rad < -- Keep in mind it only has to cool a 65w dual core. Should be fine for decent temps.

This Pump (I wouldn't buy it here. There is a guy here on OCN that sells these for $35 shipped)

Or This Pump should also fit.

The CPU block is an older one from OCZ that I got here from someone on OCN for free that'd I'd be using.

Then you have your standard fittings + tubing which is whatever.
Edited by iinversion - 4/12/12 at 2:46am
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im currently doing an xbox as well (about to start a build log), could you post a list of what components you would use for water cooling?

Since I'm extremely limited on space I would only use a rad/pump/cpu block + tubing - I don't think I can fit a res anywhere so I'd have to do without. Not like those are mandatory anyways.

Smallest radiator that I found that would fit to how I have mine setup:

Dual 40mm Rad < -- Keep in mind it only has to cool a 65w dual core. Should be fine for decent temps.

This Pump (I wouldn't buy it here. There is a guy here on OCN that sells these for $35 shipped)

Or This Pump should also fit.

The CPU block is an older one from OCZ that I got here from someone on OCN for free that'd I'd be using.

Then you have your standard fittings + tubing which is whatever.

Cool thanks 😄
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i believe the rf modual pw button is a constant power source that closes when turned off so your pc will turn on and off before your pc can boot into os because the power is always on your pc is a momen power switch not a permenant power switch
sorry for my gramer but i will explain differently if needed
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i believe the rf modual pw button is a constant power source that closes when turned off so your pc will turn on and off before your pc can boot into os because the power is always on your pc is a momen power switch not a permenant power switch
sorry for my gramer but i will explain differently if needed

Yes I understand, and it makes perfect sense too. However, I don't get why it'd work fine with an Xbox 360 turning off/on and not this.. I'm sure there's a way, I just don't know how to do it.. either that or I was totally doing something wrong when I tried. Oh well, no worries. thumb.gif
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