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post #11 of 41
The bigwater isnt a bad unit once one does some work to it.

Replace the line with clear 3/8, remove the internal reservoir, mount a reservoir somewhere higher than your vid card, and it works damn well.

Thats what I did and it works beautifully.
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post #12 of 41
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ok, so the radiator is supposed to pull air from outside of case to inside right?
my resovoir prolly needs to be raised too.

so should all the fans be blowing into the case?

i got one in front, one on top, one w/ the radiator, and im addin 2 more, which way should all those be blowin
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post #13 of 41
Can't really help you there, but I noticed your name. South Park ^^. That made me laugh. Oh, and you're from Detroit. HEY NEIGHBOR!
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post #14 of 41
The radiator should be sucking air OUT of the case. Have a fan blowing through the radiator, out of the case. You should have a strong fan on the radiator.

Front panel fans - Suck into the case.
Side panel fans - Suck into the case.
Read panel fans - Blow out of the case.
Top panel fans - Blow out of the case.
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post #15 of 41
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Originally Posted by bigvaL View Post
The radiator should be sucking air OUT of the case. Have a fan blowing through the radiator, out of the case. You should have a strong fan on the radiator.
Can you please explain why it's better to have hot interior air flowing through the rad rather than cool exterior air?
post #16 of 41
To get all the hot air out of the pc? Really you should have the fan at the back sucking the hot air out and a fan in the front sucking cool air in.
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post #17 of 41
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Can you please explain why it's better to have hot interior air flowing through the rad rather than cool exterior air?

I think thats the way that rad is set up , to mount on the rear fan port on the inside...He could still drill a couple of holes and mount as a external, it would cool much better....
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post #18 of 41
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ok i get it, im gonna check all my fans

btw do u guys kno how to get out a stripped screw
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post #19 of 41
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ok i get it, im gonna check all my fans

btw do u guys kno how to get out a stripped screw

If it's just on a fan or something just kind of pull out on the fan while your trying to un-screw it..
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post #20 of 41
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its on a 3.5" to 5.25" casing screwed in above my hard drive on the front of the case
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