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That is some serious cooling :D

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Apparently the 80mm howling fans in the SATA backplates are 20mm thick, not 25 mm like normal fans. Which is a problem - ATM I have mounted it with zip ties outside a fan cage (unfortunately blowing the wrong way sucking air into the HDD cages), as its still a lot more quiet than the howling one, however, I'm getting a bit worried about my GFX cards - I think there might be a problem in the making as far as fitting these gooes, but as I had today only about 40 minutes available then this is what I achieved for now. I'll deal with this problem if it ends up being intense enough problem.
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I think its getting close to completion. Installed the last SATA backplate which I use for backups (as it does not need rails just bare HDD goes in there) and made sure that the cabling behind the panel that will be inaccessible is still functional. Measured that the GFX card will have 210 mm for it - which should be enough for my XFX 6770 just barely, however, later upgrades will be .. well .. hard. But I'll get to that problem once I will need to and will not worry too much about it today. I'm hoping I'm able to squeeze everything in what I need without running into major problems in the process and that there is no sneaky leaks n stuff disrupting my efforts. I have also decided to use other motherboard GA-870A-USB3 has some features that make it more fitting for my purposes, for a start it has 16Mb BIOS allowing me to flash it with UEFI which in turn is needed for 3 Tb HDD's and for the second, its 24 mm shorter than my current one with SATA connectors facing up, not towards front of the case. It has also x16 and x4 PCI-E slots making it more suitabe for upgrading the GFX card soonish (leaving the 6770 in second slot for driving auxiliary displays).

Bleeding the loop and getting enough air out of res will be major hassle, as as you can see the fill-port on top of the res will not be accessible without disassembling good chunk of the system, including the sidepanel with radiator.

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Going to be great!
    
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It's complete. Did not turn out quite like I thought it will at first but its functional. Next time I'll buy a bigger car instead of trying to make it all fit into such a small case.

Major problems encountered in the last stage:
* Pumps / res work in the opposite direction than I thought it will. Had to redo most of the loop, fillport ended up at the output port of the pump making filling n bleeding major pain.
* The fillport T line ended up right next to ATX power connector and SATA cage made it very tight fit. This particular line I was keen on keeping in place as for getting to that one I would have had to remove all the crap in the way.
* Couple of more serious leaks in very hard to reach spots. Had to disassemble partly for getting to these as its not like I can live with a "small leak".
* For some reason GFX card vram heatsinks refuse to stick to these chips, left em bare.
* Booting troubles. Who would have thought that SATA backplates can have their own power button which needs to be pressed as well. The additional SATA controller cards (Jmicron363 chip) I got are btw not bootable.
* Water temp sensor is a bit broken, but its sort of functioning atm.

I should add that if you can please do not get Alphacool DT-LT pump for your loop. It's crap. It's supposed to be quiet but has crap quality control apparently. Mine are horrific loud at 12V even with the replacement O rings which I got as part of warranty afterwards (as someone forgot to ship the right ones with pumps). Even when downvolted the pumps are quite audible. I'll live with them for now, but I'm not happy at all about the sound level of these. They are loud! The loudest part of my system. Did I mention that it's not sort of uniform hum you can get used to .. nooo ... its irritating vibrating sounds and its loud. I would say approx as loud as 2000 rpm noname 120mm fan. So quite audible. (Edit: one of the pumps is howler, apparently the second one is reasonably quiet with only low hum being audible but if I plug in the first one basically whole case rattles under it).

Overall though I'm a bit fed up over the past two days hanging upside down inside my case so I'll keep a mild pause before I think about redoing the loop or anything inside there unless its something that really needs to be done and cant wait.


PSU. non modular as you can see, but its a good one and I love it (other than rats nest of cabling)
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The CPU block from EK is not looking like it is in the manual. My jet plate is different. Am I missing something.
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time to install the CPU
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EK HF block with AMD plate
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The mobo has bare vrm, puttin some heatsinks on these.
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Managed to wiggle the mobo in there. Damn tight.
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A northbridge heatsink fits XFX non reference 6770 reasonably well
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Flushing the radiator. Yeah tap water. Then cleaned it with compressed air. Few ions aint gonna kill me considering I'm going to run antifreeze in there.
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A device for filling the loop. Fits on 3L and 1L bottles. A bit leaky upsidedown, as I found out. Next time will get a better one.
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Red antifreeze for aluminium engines, 2/3 rd and distilled water 1/3. Should be about 66% distilled 33% ethylene glycerol that way.
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Up n running. Still few paper towels inside just in case.
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With AMD 1055T 125W version at stock the water delta is approx 2 C (fans are downvolted to approx 800 rpm, pumps with mild downvolt) under full load and some OC delta is about 4C.

Edit: I will add that I'm not happy with GPU temps. Even without OC I hit today about 100C on it. So probaly not a good contact or that block is not that good for it. Or its the VRM's without sinks that show me the highest temp.
Edited by Carniflex - 6/21/12 at 10:55pm
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Minor update.

The pumps got quiet enough for now, I also installed 2 channel 5.25'' fan controller that hangs loose in the case as all my bays are full but the pump doing grinding noise got quiet on its own in few days and can now even run at 12V without chewing my ear off. As far as GPU goes I had forgot the "please remove before use" plastic cover on it which apparently did not transfer heat very well. After correcting this issue my GPU hits now max 45C under full load with moderate OC (it's atm 950MHz, which is 10MHz under the max what CCC allows for it). Green light does not play too well with red tubing, I think I should replace the green cathodes with reds down the road, or even UV although I'm not a big fan of UV. BTW apparently the red antifreeze I'm using is UV active and glows .. well .. reddish .. under UV.
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Edited by Carniflex - 6/24/12 at 11:30am
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I am not entirely happy with the results, as I have mentioned previously and thus have decided to rework the loop mid july (assuming I get the parts by that time) or second half of august at latest (on tight schedule this summer and have a deadline to meet at 16th august so will see how time allows)

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(1) redo loop (adding additional res, getting tubing under control, replacing the temperature sensor with something less messy, both screens will be red; If funds allow add second GFX card 7870 Eyefinity 6 probably as 7970 will be too long still for that chassis bcos of SATA plates.)
(2) move the fans on SATA backplates inside the backplates as its was supposed to be in the first place (ordered 2x 80x20mm fans)
(3) replace the green lights with red ones - green apparently does not play well with red tubing/coolant resulting in kinda brownish look
(4) if possible tidy up the cabling of external fans on radiator so I can actually post a picture of it wink.gif
(5) Cable management needs to be done. The current situation is kinda messy as things went a bit out of control with all the problems emerging during the first assembly.
(6) The red tubing outside the case is not looking as good as I hoped as the chassis ended up a bit lighter green. I will try silver tubing and if that does not work out then will see if I can get a snippet of black or similar green braiding for the external tubing.
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For this end I ordered some additional components and fittings. As EK HF Acetal VGA blocks are atm out of stock in Aquatuning then I dont know when will they ship it. Then again I'm not in hurry as I don't have yet ordered the second GFX card as I'm sitting on the fence between trying to find suitable 7950 which has strong advantage (for the resolutions I'm running at) of 1 Gb extra vRAM vs going with Club3D 7870 Eyefinity 6 which has 6x displayports (or save 100 euros and go with Club3D 6870 Eyefinity 6, which is not quite as powerful as I would like). The pumps are not quite as powerful as I would like but I have to live with them for now, perhaps its the fault of messy loop or I just have particularly below average chip, but my 1055T is hitting 55 C at 1.55V and 4060 MHz which is probably a bit too hot, considering the radiator space behind it. I did consider getting new pumps as well, but it would push getting the GFX card updated too much back. I'm stuck with these what I have for now. Now that the horrible grinding noise has gone away I'm just running them at 12V and will live with a bit higher noise level than I hoped for.
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Nice, functional kind of build. I like the industrial quality it has - no nonsense.

Did you make any improvements, or decide to leave it as-is?
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Originally Posted by BorisTheSpider View Post

Nice, functional kind of build. I like the industrial quality it has - no nonsense.
Did you make any improvements, or decide to leave it as-is?
I'm still planning to take it apart and assemble again with couple of additional parts, however, there was substantial delay with getting the parts. The list I ordered at the end of June I got today as Aquatuning was out of stock for GPU core blocks that fulfill my needs for the whole summer and good chunk of autumn as well. The initially ordered EK waterblocks went out of production shortly after my order and in the end I had to change my order from EK Acetal blocks to the Heatkiller ones. Another hiccup hardware wise is that the SATA backplate for 5x 3.5'' to 3x 5.25'' is broken and needs to go through warranty (have not had time to submit an RMA request yet). I dont know when I get around doing it though - I was planning to do it during the next weekend, however, apparently the additional reservoir I ordered seems to be a bit craked and I'm trying to find out atm if its safe to use or I will have to wait for the replacement. The thread I created about cracked res can be found at http://www.overclock.net/t/1318138/phobya-balancer-150-damaged-or-supposed-to-be-that-way

Overall, while initially the color of the case did not turn out quite like I thought it would (it was supposed to be a darker hue of green and not as smooth surface) I have got used to the sort of industrial / military look of the case and planning to keep it that way for now.

When I get the parts sorted out I plan to do following:
(1) replace the pink carrying strap something that fits better color wise
(2) change the green lights to red (green is not good with red tubing)
(3) put the second GFX card under the water as well (I have now 7870 Eyefinity 6 in there in addition to 6770 Eyefinity 5)
(4) install additional res externally to the back of the case in front of the back 120 mm fan (as the 5.25'' bay res is not functioning quite as well as I would like it to do)
(5) replace the blue temperature display with a red one (so both are red), also the temperature sensor for water temp will be replaced bcos it has damaged wire atm and is not showing temps reliably.
(6) put my name on the sidepanel with yellow paint spray through cut out letter template for additional Industrial look.
(7) replace the external (currently red) tubing with silver ones - I have not managed to find a good sleeving of sufficient size around here, if I stumble upon it I would like to put dark green sleeving on the external tubing parts.

Current plan is to do that next weekend, but now with the cracked res I don't know. If it turns out to be safe to use then I will probably do something still next weekend, if not then after I get the issue sorted.
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Added some more pictures to document how the rig is atm before I start the next round of modifications which should happen hopefully early December. As you can see there is already some wear and tear on the chassis as it has been indeed a mobile system for me. The pink carrying strap (intended for lifting stuff with carryng capacity of 1 T) was a bit too stiff so I replaced it with the thinner light gray one with carrying capacity of 500 kg for now. The hot swap SATA backplates are still in warranty but I should get them later this week or early next week hopefully as well.










The last one is just for showing off the screens this babe drives smile.gif. It sits left from the screen array on the table when working so I have a good view of the temperature sensors.

I'll start the preparations for taking everything apart and putting together slowly so hopefully over the upcoming weeks some more pictures with some relevant details will emerge in here as I get stuff done.
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