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Me either, welcome Myhles!


Minor update: I should have my paracord today, and possibly my PSU and Fan Controller too. If they all come in I'll snap some pics and see if I can't get start testing my fan setup to see if it will work, as well as maybe start sleeving. thumb.gif All depends how much time I can find in between stuff for finals/wife/kid, but I'll keep you all informed!

Edit: Anyone have any experience using Bitspower Mini Valve's? I cannot for the life of me find any normal QDC's that are matte black to match the Bitspower fittings I am planning on using. They all seem to be a base chrome or black sparkle. I am also still contemplating using white fittings if I paint the radiators white, but I think white radiator---->black fittings---->mayhems pastel mint green would flow nicely on the inside. Any suggestions or input? Throw 'em my way!


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Edited by Addiction - 12/5/12 at 10:38am
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Update: Sleeving got here today. While I love the color of the green by itself, I'm not sure if it quite matches my motherboard well enough for my liking. I might end up ordering a sample of every green MDPC variant that looks remotely close to my motherboard that Nil's carries. I would rather that sleeving anyways in the end, so I could sleeve the sata cables and the such a bit easier. Nothing against Paracord. tongue.gif Let me know what you guys think. Also, let me know what you think about tossing some of the grey that I bought into the mix, making a 4 color sleeving scheme over a 3 color. Anyways, picture time.


First color comparison between the Paracord and G1 Sniper 3

Second comparison between Paracord Lime Green and G1 Sniper 3

3 color sleeving scheme

4 color sleeving scheme



Thoughts? Suggestions? I welcome them!


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Edit: Anyone have any experience using Bitspower Mini Valve's? I cannot for the life of me find any normal QDC's that are matte black to match the Bitspower fittings I am planning on using. They all seem to be a base chrome or black sparkle. I am also still contemplating using white fittings if I paint the radiators white, but I think white radiator---->black fittings---->mayhems pastel mint green would flow nicely on the inside. Any suggestions or input? Throw 'em my way!
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Hey interesting build log you got there.

I got 2 of those mini-valves and personally I was disappointed with them. Maybe I'm wimpy with turning them off to cut the water completely from flowing out but both of the silver shinings that I got wouldn't work unless I put a stop fitting on them.
    
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Ok I just gave a good focused read to your thread. I must say you have some KILLER parts selected for this build. Awesome! One thing I might say is that I think it will be nearly impossible to find a perfect match for mobo/sleeve unless you are working with a neutral color. MDPC will outshine the mobo color for sure just like this paracord is a tad brighter. That being said, personally I think the paracord color looks great but I feel the grey has no place in there tongue.gif

Also any consideration to Gelid Wing UV greens? Are you painting the AP-15's? ohh I see is that where the grey comes in?
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