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Um the Ex was only just released, how does it happen to you a couple of years ago. Do you have a time machine ?

Already answered that it was a mistake. Scorpion was thinking of something else.
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Yeah, you got me. I was thinking of an EK radiator. I just realized it when I read this. I've looked at so many in the past week and I have 9 different models at home I got confused tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by gr3nd3l View Post

Oh I didn't even think about the rear LEDs lol. I haven't even tried them out yet.
I think the XSPC on your bottom rad would look good in red. Just an idea wink.gif

Me neither as I haven't even powered the system because I'm missing CPU, GPUs, and blocks frown.gif I just saw them in the reviews.

Well, that would be kinda out of place since the build is orange and black biggrin.gif And an orange rad would be way too damn distracting, lol.
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429 'ed

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I gave Retell a preview of this a few minutes ago, but I can't contain the secret:

First, we take a NZXT Sentry Mesh Fan Controller and install it in the stealth bay:

th_DSC_0014-6.jpg

Then, we take a SR1 360 with a NZXT 120MM Orange LED fan and place it perfectly within the stealth bay's remaining space:

th_DSC_0018-6.jpg

And now, the finale:

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Yeah... that feel bro, that feel biggrin.gif

EDIT: Also, updated post #2 with all the pictures of the stealth bay/fan controller thumb.gif
Edited by TheJesus - 2/14/12 at 12:39am
     
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post #64 of 242
Very nice.

And for the rad go buy an orange marker and color it in. That would fix the orange/red issue tongue.gif
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Did your MIVE block arrive yet? Damn, those things are hard to find and mostly everyone is sold out. I wanted a plexi top since I'm running dye and I found two on ppcs.com and aquatuning.us. I finally pulled the trigger on the ppcs.com one since it would arrive quicker and it was slightly cheaper. I got the last copper/plexi left since the listing got tagged sold out as soon as I placed my order. I had seen svc.com list the nickel/plexi one at a really great price but it won't let you add it to their cart. I called them and they said they would need to contact ek for an eta. They never got back to me.

I also nabbed a MIVE p67 at a great price so I'm not too concern with it not being the Z68. I'm really liking this case smile.gif
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Originally Posted by gr3nd3l View Post

Very nice.
And for the rad go buy an orange marker and color it in. That would fix the orange/red issue tongue.gif

The "color it in" part inspires me to do the lettering, but that's as far as I'll take coloring a rad tongue.gif I've seen entire red rads before, not my thing (especially with orange, dear god).
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Did your MIVE block arrive yet? Damn, those things are hard to find and mostly everyone is sold out. I wanted a plexi top since I'm running dye and I found two on ppcs.com and aquatuning.us. I finally pulled the trigger on the ppcs.com one since it would arrive quicker and it was slightly cheaper. I got the last copper/plexi left since the listing got tagged sold out as soon as I placed my order. I had seen svc.com list the nickel/plexi one at a really great price but it won't let you add it to their cart. I called them and they said they would need to contact ek for an eta. They never got back to me.
I also nabbed a MIVE p67 at a great price so I'm not too concern with it not being the Z68. I'm really liking this case smile.gif

No, I'm receiving it directly from EK smile.gif I'll be asking for a nickel/acetal or just acetal one, I don't like plexi that much.

I got my board for $199 used in practically new condition (had some vasoline from LN2 and phase change, lmao) with all original accessories from a member on here thumb.gif Z68 isn't anything I need smile.gif
Edited by TheJesus - 2/14/12 at 12:49am
     
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The "color it in" part inspires me to do the lettering, but that's as far as I'll take coloring a rad tongue.gif I've seen entire red rads before, not my thing (especially with orange, dear god).

Yeah I was just referring to the lettering. More like a highlight then anything else.
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Originally Posted by wermad View Post

Did your MIVE block arrive yet? Damn, those things are hard to find and mostly everyone is sold out. I wanted a plexi top since I'm running dye and I found two on ppcs.com and aquatuning.us. I finally pulled the trigger on the ppcs.com one since it would arrive quicker and it was slightly cheaper. I got the last copper/plexi left since the listing got tagged sold out as soon as I placed my order. I had seen svc.com list the nickel/plexi one at a really great price but it won't let you add it to their cart. I called them and they said they would need to contact ek for an eta. They never got back to me.
I also nabbed a MIVE p67 at a great price so I'm not too concern with it not being the Z68. I'm really liking this case smile.gif
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Yeah I was just referring to the lettering. More like a highlight then anything else.

Ah, alright, at least we're on the same page thumb.gif

I tried to paint the edges of the letters, this is impossible with paint pens, lmao. Maybe I'm just not an awesome paint ninja, but this is not going well..
     
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post #69 of 242
Just curious but is that pump going to deliver enough head height for all that stuff in the loop at only 5.8 ft pressure ?
Edited by smash_mouth01 - 2/14/12 at 1:42am
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gotta see how this one comes out thumb.gif
I <3 NZXT biggrin.gif
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