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Well, I have an h60 and I have found a few people that have expanded their systems by adding a res/rad. My question is if I added a rad (and kept the 120mm alluminum rad) would it have to be an aluminum core , or could it be a copper/brass core? I know aluminum doesn't mix well with other metals (galvinic corrosion), but I am wondering if anyone has some insight.
Thanks,
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For those just joining I will be gutting my h60 and then posting pictures.



Well, I have modded my h60, overclocked my i5 2500k to 5ghz and have since downclocked it to 4.5 ghz and stress test at around 50c.

Here is the only picture I have taken, will add more if people are interested.

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I added a swiftech micro res, some primochill 3/8ths UV blue tube and I also added another h60 rad that I picked up from someone off of these forums. Seems to be working great.

I left all the corsair barbs on (1/4in) and ghetto rigged some 3/8in tube over it, zip ties and it seems snug.

As promised pictures










and this is one of my zip daisy chain to support my 7970


Thanks and enjoy!smile.gif
Edited by Rickles - 7/19/12 at 7:34pm
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OP,

Yeah thread: Corsair H60, of course.. got your questions Answered:. C'mon, next time, please uses the search before create the thread. smile.gif

Thanks!
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yea, but the barbs are mounted differently on the h60 block.

I think I am going to give this a go with some 3/8s ID barbs and the swiftech micro res. I'll post pictures.
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It's 1/4", just fyi.

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I'm using an gutted H60 as a block, with a brass radiator. See sig rig for specs.
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OP,
Yeah thread: Corsair H60, of course.. got your questions Answered:. C'mon, next time, please uses the search before create the thread. smile.gif
Thanks!

OK. I have to say this since not only were you kind of a jerk in this posting but the one in the link you posted.

I have used the search function to try to find a variety of things and I can tell you that sometimes a simple change in wording will not get you what you are looking for. That and the search function is so generalized that anything with "H60" is going to be listed and that is going to lead to a long search of hundreds of threads. I honestly feel that the new search function for this new site is basically useless. So instead of being kind of a jerk perhaps you could have simple linked the appropriate thread instead of going about it the way you did.

To the OP. The Official Corsair H50/H70 Club has a list of links near the bottom of the OP that should help you with whatever you need.
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Well, I ordered some parts today, and will try to get this build done by the weekend.
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I'm using an gutted H60 as a block, with a brass radiator. See sig rig for specs.

What ID barbs are you using off of the block? I went with 3/8s elbows as that is pretty standard and I think I will have enough room to fit them in, I guess we will see.
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Yeah thread: Corsair H60, of course.. got your questions Answered:. C'mon, next time, please uses the search before create the thread. smile.gif
Thanks!

There are some helpful things, but the block/pump is a lot different, guess I will just try to wing it... I think i should say thanks?
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There are some helpful things, but the block/pump is a lot different, guess I will just try to wing it... I think i should say thanks?
Dude, Yeah I know that.. wink.gif You shouldn't thank me, but gratful to Willhemmens provided his guidance tools for everyone who want to modify their Corsair hydro closed loop.

anyway all Hydro series's barbs and tubing ID / OD had unchanged since H50. But block/pump's design had some modified.. . biggrin.gif


G'LUCK with MOD Hydro.
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Well, I ordered some parts today, and will try to get this build done by the weekend.
What ID barbs are you using off of the block? I went with 3/8s elbows as that is pretty standard and I think I will have enough room to fit them in, I guess we will see.

I'm using 1/4 ID tubes off the block with 3/8 ID over the 1/4 tubes..... A little ghetto but it works. Everything else is 3/8 tubing. It's a tight fit using 3/8 off the block. Since the H60 uses 1/4 ID tubes, you'll wanna get some smaller clamps so it doesn't put pressure on the L pipes coming out of the block.
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