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In case any of you arn't familiar with the pump I am talking about:
http://www.dangerdenstore.com/produc...5&cat=4&page=1

I am looking into upgrading my watercooling. At the moment, I am using a Corsair Nautilus 500 and the only thing I have changed is a fan swap. I want to upgrade my pump and tubing, but it seems that the DD12V-D5 won't fit (too tall) into my enclosure. Does anyone have any suggestions? I am considering buying a new radiator if I need one as well, it depends. This seems to be a fairly popular setup, so I thought I would ask around. Should I need to make a new enclosure, how should I go about it? Are there any guides out there?

Right now I have all of my components outside of my case. I haven't read into putting them inside. Are there any guides out there for this? How do I secure the components and are the means that I use the secure them permanent? They won't hinder me from making any hardware upgrades, will they? Also, since the pump needs to be elevated (or so I think), where in the case should I secure it? How easy is it to move my computer around and what should I be careful of when I do it?
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I would sell the complete system and use the funds to pay for part of a custom setup.
    
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And just what would that custom system look like? It would be nice if you knew of any of the tutorials I previously requested.
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Scroll about half way down this thread, I left some pictures and a description of what I did to mine...It was a waste of money, but it turned out to be a high performance rig.If you want to go to a internal one read the Stickies here, they are a good place to start...Are Thermochill rad's worth their price - Overclock.net - Overclocking.net
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if you want a better pump get a ddc
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post #6 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
if you want a better pump get a ddc
Doesn't the D5 have a better flow rate?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LembasBread View Post
Doesn't the D5 have a better flow rate?
You can mod the DCC to increase the flow.
    
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You can mod the DCC to increase the flow.
As you have probably figured out, I am new to water cooling. Will this be in my range of abilities?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LembasBread View Post
As you have probably figured out, I am new to water cooling. Will this be in my range of abilities?
Here is the top..It's held on with 4 screws....Petra's Tech Shop
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ira-k View Post
Here is the top..It's held on with 4 screws....Petra's Tech Shop
You can buy the top, or if you can use a drill and knife you can do it yourself.

http://www.systemcooling.com/mcp350_mod-01.html

    
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