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I have the rasa kit, the pump is fine. The pump is pushing water through an EK 580 block, and ex360, rs240, and rasa block and the flow is great. The stock tubing is terrible, so you'll obviously have to replace those.
By the way, the rasa kit fans were recently shown to be incredible performers at their price. If you Google the fan name, the review (was on OCN) will show up.

They were ok, just very loud. I switched to to 1400 rpm scythe fans and got the same performance at dramatically lower volumes.
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Orders have been placed. biggrin.gif Very excited to be able to get a case, PSU, and water cooling gear all first, so I can really make a decent plan of attack. I want this to be the cleanest, neatest build I've done, so I plan on figuring out exactly where everything is going to go, and how it fits well beforehand. Very excited. wheee.gif I still can't stop watching videos of this case. Bummer that most of them are in white.
Now to go shop for PSU sleeving tools...biggrin.gif
Edited by Demented - 4/2/12 at 3:37am
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Looking forward to this, big fan of the switch biggrin.gif
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Case, extra fans, and PSU are on Vehicle for Delivery! Too bad I have to wait until tomorrow to really open it. frown.gif Water cooling stuff comes Wednesday, paracord, sleeving tools, and a new heat gun coming throughout the week. biggrin.gif
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OK, I'm guessing there is a bug with editing a thread to change the title and stuff, or something, because I can't seem to make it happen.

However, I have updated post #2 and post #3 with pictures and an unboxing video, respectively. Looking forward to sharing more unboxings and pics, as well as my experiences in sleeving!

Peace!
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Sub'd too!

This is a fine case and I wish it came out 2 years ago when I first started watercooling. Have fun with this build smile.gif
    
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post #19 of 97
I def liked the unboxing video with you pointing out some of the cool features of this case ( why led doesnt work cuz sata not plugged in). i have subbed to this build and i just got my case the other day but waiting for parts before i do a build log.
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OK, I have to say I'm not quite happy with just the two 6" UV lights I got. While I wanted a more subdued look, and not a brightly glowing blue, I feel that the coverage I'm getting in the spots I want aren't adequate. My idea is to have the PSU sleeving and tubing match the blue of my motherboard. But now I'm also concerned the blacklight will distort the motherboard colors too much, since it's not UV. So I'm thinking now of keeping the two 4" CCFL clue lights I have in my case now, and get two more 2 packs, for a total of 6 4" CCFL blue NON UV just to light up the case a bit, and show the color coordination. Would it be better to get white lights instead, so it adds a simple non-distorting light, and being white, would match the whites of my case fans. I also thought of doing two sets of lights: basic white LED to illuminate, and then turn it off and turn on UV.

Here's a pic, but my camera sucks, and it looks a LOT brighter in the pics than in person. Maybe that is the idea? That it's subtle and seen differently from different angles?

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What do you guys think? smile.gif
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