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Originally Posted by sortableturnip View Post

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

If I owned it, I would, but I consider having access to an industrial machine shop a gift that many others don't have. My boss is being extremely generous allowing me to bring in my own stuff and to use the company's resources. Doing work for other people there would be wrong I think.



New Dominator Platinum RAM. Second set will be shipped to school next week. Wait.... what is a radiator doing there.....?

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After discussing a bunch of things with one of the thermodynamics engineers at work, we came to the conclusion that having a radiator in line with the CPU/GPU will only help. The primary reason for using it is not for cooling so much as after going through the math, this computer could evaporate through almost all it's water in less than eight hours if it's external filling system failed. Having a radiator will be a great fall back in case the evaporators need to be shut down, or for any other number of reasons. It will be as simple as programming in the profile to the Aquaero.

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It's pretty damn large. And very heavy.

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Which works better???? tongue.gif

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post #312 of 427
I like the sandblasted one better tongue.gif. But be careful about it rusting. I know in Maine, any exposed metal like that will begin rusting (noticeably) in under a year.
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post #313 of 427
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Originally Posted by nategr8ns View Post

I like the sandblasted one better tongue.gif. But be careful about it rusting. I know in Maine, any exposed metal like that will begin rusting (noticeably) in under a year.

Good thing they're aluminum thumb.gif
post #314 of 427
Love the build, keep going
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Could you explain how evaporation systems work exactly? For those of us who are ill informed? biggrin.gif

Oh and I love the white mobo cover, I was trying to figure out the best way to do this for my project. Going to be using a CNC machine with some cool material! biggrin.gif
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Good thing they're aluminum thumb.gif
In that case sandblast all the heatsinks.
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Done for the summer. Next update will be in a couple weeks when I'm settled back into the routine of school.

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post #318 of 427
Very nice! biggrin.gif

End result is fantastic.
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Wonderful! Any temps? Are you going to do a video?
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Not a bad place to stop for the school year wink.gif.
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