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EK must be liking your work....they posted one of your photos on their Facebook page. smile.gif

Thanks for the heads up. More than likely the last time that will happen. I hate the CSQ blocks. redface.gif
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Are you going to decouple those DDC pumps at all to help with noise?
I know they aren't really loud to begin with, especially when running two of them you can pretty much run them as slow as possible and still get good performance...
I have been doing alot of research into pumps lately and even though the d5 gets alot of praise, I sill lean toward the d5 a little bit due to the fact that it can handle the future upgrades better than the d5 as far as flow restrictions.
Only question that I need to fin answering for is the reliability, many say the d5 is better but I am of the mentality that I pump is a pump....and its more about load and stress on the motor than it is about anything else....atleast in my experience, but that is also based alot on the big CAT pumps making 400-700hp and 500hp electric pumps that I deal with that drive deep wells and booster pumps...so I could be COMPLETELY wrong

The DDC is decoupled w/ rubber o-rings around the screws holding it on place. Not exactly the best method. But since I'll be running the pump @ 30% speed (2000 RPM) it is going to be pretty much inaudible.The MCP35x is pretty the only pump I'll use now because of the PWM control.

EDIT: Might as well post a few more pics I took yesterday.

CPU1.jpg

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Edited by lowfat - 10/19/14 at 3:20pm
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post #152 of 1227
Your cable management is drool worthy. You're my inspiration for whenever I start sleeving my build tongue.gif
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100% agree about PWM, quiet under light use and bump it up under heavy gaming loads.
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Do the memory chips on that PCIe SSD get hot under load? I always wondered if they needed ramsinks...
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It stays very cool. Even the controller doesn't go above 55c under 'load'.
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Did you ever say why you needed so much CPU power? tongue.gif
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Did you ever say why you needed so much CPU power? tongue.gif

I'm assuming he's folding thumb.gif
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Pretty insane cable management. I'm wondering exactly how you go about stretching the sleeving over the tubing, though. Any chance of a small walk through or something similar? smile.gif
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Pretty insane cable management. I'm wondering exactly how you go about stretching the sleeving over the tubing, though. Any chance of a small walk through or something similar? smile.gif

It isn't hard to do. It really isn't any harder than pulling sleeving over a connector on a SATA cable.

And yes I'll be using the CPUs for folding.
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FT02 is such a beautiful case. I can't bring myself to sell it. Especially after my murdered one. Everything changed out for black makes it look so much cleaner. Here is how mine sits. redface.gif
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Can't get it to post though. But haven't put much time in to trying to get it up. I am going to be doing a Forever Alone V2 build after I finish up this Lian Li. That is if I can afford to.

Basically what mine looks like lol, same board, same cooler, same m4, and ugly cables.

I am back in school full time so I don't have the income I had before when I started planning for my Lian Li build...don't know what to do now.
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