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i think so,subbed 5th in looks like a big cool build. thank you zgjULx

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plug the lights in, plug the lights in, cant wait to see them lit up!

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This looks brilliant i cant wait to see the final product smile.gif.

Thanks guys! and very soon, I'll start hooking everything up in the next two weeks and that will be one of the first things I do smile.gif
post #62 of 87
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Received something VERY neat today!






Received my second custom block smile.gif Big thanks to a member on OCN (Foxrena) for an excellent job on this block. Looks amazing. It's a dual 50mm TEC waterblock with plenty of copper to boot. It's covered in insulation and tape in these pictures (for those wondering what the blue is). Very snug fit between everything. I'll be looking into possibly anodizing the retention bracket in the near future just so it fits in a little better.

My pictures aren't the greatest so you can have a look at Fox's thread for some better pictures and some testing
http://www.overclock.net/t/1412982/build-log-new-dual-50mm-tec-block

I've also got a controller on the way sometime soon to give me a little more control over the block. Needless to say there is now a lot of weight in this build.
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post #63 of 87
I"m intrigued by the TEC cooler jrule. Hope you'll post some temp test results once you're up and running.
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I"m intrigued by the TEC cooler jrule. Hope you'll post some temp test results once you're up and running.

Will do mate. I don't have a controller for it right now and I have no intentions at the current point in time to insulate my board so might be a while off but the results will come!
post #67 of 87
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Not long to go now! Hoping to get the PC side of the build done pretty soon - Need create and sleeve some extenders and start putting everything together.

Threw some LED's in and powered them up just to see how it would look.. looks pretty awesome I think.





Won't look quite as messy when I set it up properly of course! I'll be powering all of the LED's and cathodes with the Aquacomputer Multiswitch which should allow me to make some pretty cool effects as well.





I made some holes in the perforated sheeting that the board will sit on and used Bitspower pass-through fittings in the holes. The purpose of this is to allow the tubing routes to pass through the sheet metal to the next level where they will lead to the reservoirs and onto the QDC fittings (which then goes to to the radiator). There is a total of eight of these - two for each reservoir, two for the GPU loop, and two for the CPU loop.



Sorry about all the fuzzy photos, I do not have a better camera I'm afraid.. ANYWAY here is my task for the next couple of days - I'm going to start trying to bend and cut the Monsoon rigid tubing for all the water paths. Not sure how this is going to turn out but I will post the results!
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lights look cool, cant wait! thumb.gif
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One afternoon of acrylic tube bending..









Rather than buy a proper kit I ended up just making a pretty lousy looking bending station - it worked though smile.gif Only had one real stuff up as a result of not heating the tube up enough and then attempting to bend it. Still plenty more to come smile.gif
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Looks clean... I probably would have routed the acrylic the same way too for a semi symmetrical look.
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