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post #1 of 10
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Ok, I'm just trying to see how long it actually has taken everyone to install their H2O.

From the point of cracking open the case for the first time, until it's done...(maybe a little not of how long you leak tested as well).


I figure maybe if someone is new to this water cooling idea, then it may help them to better prepare for the time it will take them..=)
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your probably going to get a huge spectrum of times because every rig is different and some people took there time on it while others didn't..

my rig is kinda standard with just a cpu RBX block, 2x 120 rad, D5 pump, reservoir and some new fans for the rad. I took me about 15 hours in the course of 2 and a half days from the second I picked up the screwdriver and drill to the point I turned the Rig on.
post #3 of 10
It took me about 3 hours to install everything. I didn't leak test. I don't like tests
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Keep it G-rated folks.

Usually takes me well over 3 hours to set my stuff up- Especially with a T-line.
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post #5 of 10
So far it has taken me... 3 months . At least now I'm done cutting the tubes...
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Do you ever get done?....Not counting case mods or leak testing 3-4 hours but I go slow and double check everything.....Just take my time...
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post #7 of 10
Since I have to remove the mobo for my Stinger WB's, around 2½ to 3 hours,
not including the 72hr leak test.
  
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post #8 of 10
A few hours depending on what needs to be done. Yesterday I cleaned out my dirty case with the air compressor, threw in a new CPU+mobo+RAM, remounted my side intake fan, reseated my CPU block, cut tubing & rearranged my res, and refilled my loop.... took maybe 2-3 hours.
    
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20 minutes, standalone kit...
    
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post #10 of 10
I'd say 2-3 hours is about normal for a custom setup.
    
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