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Loving this build! I love how you order stuff, change your mind, order more stuff, realize it won't work, order more stuff, etc. tongue.gif Seeing the progression that way really helps a noob start mentally planning a first WC build. Great job man! Thanks to this thread, I really got a good lesson in how this stuff is supposed to flow. Not to mention all the pretty lights I'll be wasting money on. wheee.gif

I really appreciate that because i have learned lessons and gained lots of knowledge over the course of this build.I am far from done and it will take more brainstorming and $$ to finally feel content that my vision is complete.

I am glad i can inspire you and i will continue to learn and hopefully help others in the process.
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I received my Crucial Ballistix Tactical Tracer Memory and i am highly impressed with the quality and additional features it provides. I didn't take a pic of the package itself because i just wanted to get it installed asap lol so here is a small action vid.


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Thinking of switching to a Koolance Radiator Mounting Bracket from my current Swifttech Radbox -

The Swifttech radbox has worked well but i can see some slight warping with it under the weight of a 360 rad and 3 fans. I would lose my 120mm rear intake fan using this bracket system but i would gain more strength/integrity in the process.

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Thinking of switching to a Koolance Radiator Mounting Bracket from my current Swifttech Radbox -
The Swifttech radbox has worked well but i can see some slight warping with it under the weight of a 360 rad and 3 fans. I would lose my 120mm rear intake fan using this bracket system but i would gain more strength/integrity in the process.

I've used that bracket before....when I was using a 360 on my old 600T. I've still kept it too, in case I might ever need it again. It's a very solid piece, and I think you would like it.

EDIT: You can kind of see it on the back here.

Edited by PCModderMike - 11/30/12 at 5:15am
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I've used that bracket before....when I was using a 360 on my old 600T. I've still kept it too, in case I might ever need it again. It's a very solid piece, and I think you would like it.
EDIT: You can kind of see it on the back here.

Thanks for the input and i have decided to go with it.
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Just FYI, you can ix the radbox flexing by adding spacers to the bottom. If you already purchased the koolance kit than nevermind, but if you're interested I can show you some pics in a few days when the contractors are done tearing down and replacing my walls and I can get back in my room redface.gif
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It will be a few weeks before i can make any significant changes while i wait for some custom stuff to arrive but i will continue to improve while i wait -

I have placed an order for the following items -

I ordered a XSPC 120mm rad a few weeks ago and never used it so because of that i have an extra Corsair SP120mm fan left over. I am going to put it to good use by going with a XSPC 480 rad in place of my current XSPC multiport 360 rad.

In reality it is not needed but this is OCN right ? So why the heck not.

XSPC EX480 Copper Quad-Fan Radiator



I currently have a Swifttech radbox supporting my rear 360 rad/3 fans and although i like the looks of it i desire something with more flexibility and strength.

As you can see here the radbox bolts to the top section of the 360 rad -



With the Koolance rad bracket i can bolt it to the 2cd section of the rad to even out the weight load. I will raise the rad up in the process but i will be using 2 45 degree rotary fittings to fix that issue.

Koolance Radiator Mounting Bracket with Quick-Release



I currently have 1 MCP655/D5 bolted to a Koolance RP-452X2 dual bay res. I want close to total silence with this build but unfortunately i am getting some vibration noise with the pump on setting 2 or higher. I recently lowered the pump speed setting to 1 and although i hear no vibration now my temps have suffered up 2 10c under certain loads. I will be purchasing an additional Swifttech D5 pump so i can run them both at speed 1 and hopefully solve this issue.

Swiftech MCP655 Series 12 VDC Water Pump - With Speed Control



These leds will be used to light both individual Koolance bay res chambers -

Mod/Smart Dual LED 3mm - Green with black sleeving.



Since this build is now being themed after the ninja turtles "secret of the ooze" movie,i will be using Mayhems Pastel Mint Green which is the closest match to this -





Mayhems Pastel Mint Green Concentrate -


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Just FYI, you can ix the radbox flexing by adding spacers to the bottom. If you already purchased the koolance kit than nevermind, but if you're interested I can show you some pics in a few days when the contractors are done tearing down and replacing my walls and I can get back in my room redface.gif

LOL i read your post after i updated the thread and i appreciate your input but i am set on the Kolance bracket.
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Sry for the lack of updates but i am putting everything on hold until the Corsair 900D is released in a few weeks. If the 900D is everything i think it will be then i will be transferring everything over from my 800D + adding more.
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fancy sending a pricey Christmas present over wink.gif, great build log, read all the way through! well done!

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