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Called them again. Looks like it takes 1-2 days for them to email me my pre-paid shipping label. So hopefully, all is good. Now then... I have a freshly sealed ax-850 sitting here. Hmmmmm lol I better not.
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I really feel like fitting all 3 of my hard drives into this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817995073

Do you think it would look flat out ugly with something like that? It's so I can remove both hard drive cages, more room to work with, and also so I can line up 4 SATA power cords with one cord from my PSU. Plus the fact that it has it's own fan and fan filter... what do you guys think? Also, apparently it doesn't have any anti-vibration tech for it, is there any place where I could get some sort of rubber grommets to go with the screws or is that more built for the case?
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with my luck i'll probably have many leaks so those additional ones won't change much tongue.gif

i am planning on maybe using the Primochill reservoirs because there is a sexy frosted version and now because of your amazing idea it has 4 ports on the top cap so if it works (i.e. enough space for 4 crystal links) it would be awesome. on the vortex, i have actually seen the Primochill overview video on those and according to them there are 2 rings that keep the impeller relatively in place on the metal bar that it is on and you just need to open the vortex and move them closer/further to fix your problem. (and overall, Primochill has made a few cool WC products lately. like the rad fan grills)

Nice use of the mayhems clear UV coolant thumb.gif


on a side note: since it is clear that you have put a lot of thought in your loop maybe you can advice here. do you think that it is plausible to make a loop with the "regular" stealthy black with red (accents) with a pinch of green somehow without ruining the looks/balance?

I'm still a watercooling newbie and I've never actually had problems with leaks. You'll be fine.

The little plastic washers are just to keep it in place. I experimented with them and it didn't change the rattling. The impeller also stays centered because of the flow, that's why the washers aren't installed by default. I haven't seen anything about primochill addressing the rattling, it's a new product, but if the little washers are their solution then I'm a little disappointed with primochill.

It can be hard to make red and green go together, you don't want your rig to accidentally end up looking like a christmas tree tongue.gif But on the subject of colors I recommend staying away from dyes and using colored tubes instead. All tubes and water blocks can be stained by dyes and the combination of tubes plasticizing and the plastic residue being dyed can be especially nasty looking. I had clear tubes before with blue coolant, but the tubes plasticizing in combination with the dye made it look like I had algae in my loop.
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I would have sent then an email thanking them for the upgrade. wink.gif
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I'm still a watercooling newbie and I've never actually had problems with leaks. You'll be fine.

The little plastic washers are just to keep it in place. I experimented with them and it didn't change the rattling. The impeller also stays centered because of the flow, that's why the washers aren't installed by default. I haven't seen anything about primochill addressing the rattling, it's a new product, but if the little washers are their solution then I'm a little disappointed with primochill.

It can be hard to make red and green go together, you don't want your rig to accidentally end up looking like a christmas tree tongue.gif But on the subject of colors I recommend staying away from dyes and using colored tubes instead. All tubes and water blocks can be stained by dyes and the combination of tubes plasticizing and the plastic residue being dyed can be especially nasty looking. I had clear tubes before with blue coolant, but the tubes plasticizing in combination with the dye made it look like I had algae in my loop.

it's not that the plastic washer is their official solution, i just inferred that from their video.

yeah, if i get the colors wrong i might enjoy my rig only once a year biggrin.gif (thought of either going black and red accents in the build with black tubing and red coils and possibly something like EK's blocks and the res to be dark deep green as one option. second option is almost the same but with red tubing. third is to drop it but the idea can't get out of my head. maybe it helps visualize but the inspiration is Nod from C&C3 if you know, i.e. Nod with a pinch of tiberium.)

AFAIK Mayhems dyes almost never stain (when everything is done right) and either the newest primochill tubing or clearflex shouldn't plastizise.
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post #3756 of 8408
LOL

Then I check my CC statement... frown.gif

I should of buttered the girl up on the phone. Tell her about my experience with Corsair etc etc and see if they would just let me keep the AX.
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Finaly got the 8350 in and working. 4.4 for now and loving all 8 cores of it.
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post #3758 of 8408
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I really feel like fitting all 3 of my hard drives into this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817995073

Do you think it would look flat out ugly with something like that? It's so I can remove both hard drive cages, more room to work with, and also so I can line up 4 SATA power cords with one cord from my PSU. Plus the fact that it has it's own fan and fan filter... what do you guys think? Also, apparently it doesn't have any anti-vibration tech for it, is there any place where I could get some sort of rubber grommets to go with the screws or is that more built for the case?
that's funny because I had that exact thing installed in my sons case. now I wish I would have taken some pics before I replaced it with the NZXT hue and a fan controller! I thought it looked pretty good in there though if you don't mind the black unless you paint it of course.
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Finaly got the 8350 in and working. 4.4 for now and loving all 8 cores of it.

Is that on water? I've got the H110 and have my 8350 @4.5ghz. I'm loving this processor also! It's a big step up from my AMD Athlon 3200 2.0ghz(whatever it was called.)
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Is that on water? I've got the H110 and have my 8350 @4.5ghz. I'm loving this processor also! It's a big step up from my AMD Athlon 3200 2.0ghz(whatever it was called.)

I have the H100i, I went from a FX 4100. Check out the jump


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