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i vote for the layout 1 of crystal link, it shows more of that copper awesomeness+ you dont have to deal with much of that kink issues. also, if were you, i would change all the ends to the red one, in like the one you did for ram-chipset or between the gpus, that red accents it VERY well.

also, any word on illumination? some high quality white leds would suit this build awesomely, sleek but luminous tongue.gif
 
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Hello Tath. I have been thinking about getting those exact rad's. How is your friend liking them ?
Edited by stl drifter - 1/10/13 at 6:33pm
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Hi,

You may be able to find bended clear tubes from the aquarium world but not sure what kind of thread sizes they have on those.

dont forget though that once you will have colored liquid thru them it will look very different

below is a picture from l3p and his watercooled desk. He uses straight pipes and connector and I like the look

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link here for the build : http://redharbinger.com/forums/useralbums/l3p-d3sk.28/view
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I don't have much time right now to look at all of it, but when I read the title the first thing that popped into my mind was, thank goodness there is no comma. (The Big, Budget Boomer Box) wink.gif I have nothing against budget builds as I don't have that much money myself, but when you have money you can usually make it that bit more awesome.

The crimson looks really good. thumb.gif
post #2885 of 3982
Hi drifter,

The have no comment on them. I got them after i read a test. The cost in holland 132 euro each. XSPC RX 480.
got good comment's on my build.
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Edit: oh wow it posted the same post because I was losing my Internet connection for quite awhile.
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I also vote for the crystal link version 1
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Tore down everything so I could do my final drilling and cutting on the case. Pictures of the addition of a fillport below:

First....I taped off the area where I was going to cut...and then drew my circle:







Then with a small diameter drill bit, I drilled some holes all around the edges of the circle. The hole needed to be about 3/4 inch diameter, and I don't have a drill bit that large. So....starting with smaller holes that will allow me to get my jig saw in there:





Then I took my jig saw and went around the edge.





It's a little jagged around the edge in the above picture....but because the top piece of the Bitspower fitting has a lip that covers the cut edge...it ends up looking perfect once the fitting is installed. Perfect.





I'm going to connect a tube from one of my reservoirs and run it up to the top to this fill port. Then, I'll be able to add or top-off my coolant without even getting inside the case at all. The two reservoirs will have fittings connecting them at the top.....so that once one reservoir is completely full it will start dumping water into the second reservoir. Should work nicely.





More cutting pictures on the way......
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