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Originally Posted by nategr8ns View Post

So cool looking...
hah, get it?

lmao
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Originally Posted by ElevenEleven View Post

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It's coming out very nicely! Extremely unique and eye-catching. Not sure how I feel about the braided cords though. They do look a bit like something frozen.

Thanks! They need some arranging.

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Originally Posted by sortableturnip View Post

You might need some female help for those braids tongue.gif
Any temps?
Are you adding a gpu block?

I've got temps from the last time I ran it, The CPU alone only heats up the entire loop a couple degrees above ambient. Temps were in the 50c's at full load on a 4.683Ghz OC. And EK waterblocks is sending me a whole water cooling kit and a fullcover water block for the GPU.

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Originally Posted by cre8ive65 View Post

Me again, I hate to be annoying biggrin.gif but that gem isn't going to get we is it? I wouldn't want to see it destroying your loop with so much work put into it, unless you got a professional opinion, my gem knowledge is getting rusty tongue.gif

It's been sealed with about 10 layers of clear coat. That and any erosion should be in about 3 years from what I read, and I plan on having this computer less than a year...
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Haha Ok I was just trying to help lol, I didn't want to see that beauty destroyed
   
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I plan on having this computer less than a year...

lmaosmiley.gif Are you serious?! What's going to happen to this work of art after a year!? Not Craigslist, I hope...
   
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Originally Posted by ElevenEleven View Post

lmaosmiley.gif Are you serious?! What's going to happen to this work of art after a year!? Not Craigslist, I hope...

No not craigslist lol. No idea what I would do with it.
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Haha Ok I was just trying to help lol, I didn't want to see that beauty destroyed

Lol thanks

Edit: Tracking says EK's parts are now in the US and have passed through customs XD

And I have a set of these on their way (not my photo):

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Edited by InitialDriveGTR - 8/27/12 at 4:55am
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I've wanted to post one of these for a long time biggrin.gif Thank you Gregor, over at EKWB, for helping out a new modder, Seriously, this means a lot to me.

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Right now, I'm thoroughly impressed. Aquaero reports a max water temp of 27c, EVGA precision reported a max temp of 39c at full load after two hours, and Realtemp had a max temp on core 1 of 59c after two hours. I'm very happy. The coolers are also going through water a lot faster than usual. Which makes sense lol.

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I'm considering throwing this radiator into the CPU/GPU loop for some added performance, plus the ability to run the computer without having to evaporate water.

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The CPU temp seems a little high, given how low the max temp on the GPU is.
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I felt like trying to sand-blast my heat spreaders for the vengeance RAM this morning. LMAO

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The heat sinks for the motherboard however biggrin.gif

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Also, forgot to share my tool that allows you to get the exact same position of heat shrink on each wire when sleeving a PSU

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Did you make that yourself? Nifty!
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Yeah, it works well.

I'm going a little sand blaster crazy today. Nothing to do at work. About to go sand blast my macbook pro lol.

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I'm surprised you haven't started taking sandblasting jobs from forum members yet biggrin.gif
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