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Water cooled memory for the true overkill.

Lololol yes! If only I could find matching HDD and keyboard waterblocks...
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Lololol yes! If only I could find matching HDD and keyboard waterblocks...

Aesthetics Aesthetics !! wink.gif
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Quad-Blocks + QDCs now complete. After a little mishap (i apparently put one of the SLI bridges on with no o-rings whatsoever and only 2 out of 4 screws...), all is fastened and secured.

The projected function for the QDCs is to be able to disconnect and pull out the mobo tray completely. There will be QDCs on the CPU, RAM, Mobo, Aquaero 5s loop aswell. Two little disconnects and I can use the slide out tray as intended.

Another bit I'm going to test out is alternating the threaded QDCs, one male, one female. The theory is I can disconnect the GPUs from the loop and connect the loop back up to keep running. This same alternating method will be done on the other loop as well. Since the GPU loop only has GPUs on it, I can completely disconnect and remove the GPUs, connect the 4 QDCs (2 from CPU loop, 2 from GPU loop) together and essentially make the first loop double the size, double the rads, and double the pumps. This could potentially bring me some much needed extra cooling to benchmark the CPU. Alternatively, I can play around with putting everything on one loop using the same methods if my GPU loop and CPU loop are drastically different in temps, just to equate everything out.

As I type this, the 4 GPU blocks are sitting on the leak testing/ flushing block (the cutting board) in the kitchen. I had something like 10 liters of UV blue reactive deionized water stashed over from my last build, so I threw that in the leak testing res to more easily spot any leaks.

Side note: I had read somewhere that with the XSPC Raystorm GPU blocks, you're unable to use any backplates due to the screw length of the included screws. The included screws were M3 x 5mm, so I picked up some M3 x 8mm and they fit perfect. Waterblock > GPU > Backplace secured. Much more presentable.






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Once upon a time, I had my eye on those! biggrin.gif
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If I ever do a watercooling build I am going to water cool a hard drive. Just cause I never see anyone do it.
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If I ever do a watercooling build I am going to water cool a hard drive. Just cause I never see anyone do it.

Subbed when you do the build log!
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Now that is an awesome sight. thumbsupsmiley.png
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Now that is an awesome sight. thumbsupsmiley.png

Thanks and welcome!! biggrin.gif
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Awesome K...Excellent pics on the SLI mock up thumb.gif

Did you get any cr*p in the Koolance filter?
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