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    Paint, bracket to straighten the sleeved 24-pin, The Spectre action-figure, pump-mounting materials
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post #371 of 481
The ram throws the flow off for me. It just doesnt match. Other than that it looks good so far. You should change to black tubing or even white. thumb.gif
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post #372 of 481
Couple questions:

1. Why'd you go with that thin rad?

2: Why isn't the top row of fans mounted inside the top of the case?

Loop looks good, other than that minor nitpick. I'd pick up a 60mm thick 360 rad and mount the top set of fans in the top part of the case, where they're "meant" to go. (I put that bit in quotes because obviously you don't have to do it that way, but it's how it was designed).

Any plans to put that GPU under water? just wondering. Cheers!
post #373 of 481
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Originally Posted by GREG MISO View Post

The ram throws the flow off for me. It just doesnt match. Other than that it looks good so far. You should change to black tubing or even white. thumb.gif
Ew colored tubing. I'm keeping the tubing and will be using a colored coolant. The RAM will be replaced with 4 sticks of dominator platinum. Thanks for the input! Better pics should be coming in a couple of days.
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Originally Posted by pcjunkie429 View Post

Couple questions:

1. Why'd you go with that thin rad?

2: Why isn't the top row of fans mounted inside the top of the case?

Loop looks good, other than that minor nitpick. I'd pick up a 60mm thick 360 rad and mount the top set of fans in the top part of the case, where they're "meant" to go. (I put that bit in quotes because obviously you don't have to do it that way, but it's how it was designed).

Any plans to put that GPU under water? just wondering. Cheers!

Thanks!
1. The rad was VERY cheap (and has very high FPI) and I will be moving to an Alphacool NexXxos XT45 or UT60 later on.
2. I think that the gap above the mobo looks awkward, and the color rings look nice on both sides. It also lets me use the upper portion for the fan cables.

I'll be putting the GPU under water eventually, with a second 7950 (under water as well) to top it off. A Monsta 240 will help cool the GPU's
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post #374 of 481
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Originally Posted by phillyd View Post

Thanks!
1. The rad was VERY cheap (and has very high FPI) and I will be moving to an Alphacool NexXxos XT45 or UT60 later on.
2. I think that the gap above the mobo looks awkward, and the color rings look nice on both sides. It also lets me use the upper portion for the fan cables.

I'll be putting the GPU under water eventually, with a second 7950 (under water as well) to top it off. A Monsta 240 will help cool the GPU's

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Sounds good. Can't wait to see.
post #375 of 481
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Thanks! I can't wait either.
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post #376 of 481
Tubing being used?
post #377 of 481
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Duralene 3/8" 5/8", It is great tubing.
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post #378 of 481
That pump even though hidden once side panel is closed looks a bit wacky.
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post #379 of 481
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

That pump even though hidden once side panel is closed looks a bit wacky.

Hadn't noticed this until you said it, but it is a bit crooked. I would suggest getting one of these and mounting it to one of the 120mm fan mounts in the floor. It would look better, and would be a lot more stable.
post #380 of 481
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

That pump even though hidden once side panel is closed looks a bit wacky.
Quote:
Originally Posted by pcjunkie429 View Post

Hadn't noticed this until you said it, but it is a bit crooked. I would suggest getting one of these and mounting it to one of the 120mm fan mounts in the floor. It would look better, and would be a lot more stable.
Yeah I'm not too worried about it atm, but I will figure some way to mount it and hide it properly
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