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post #51 of 210
*SNIP*
The S3 looks awesome to me, I bet you're going to have a lot of fun with it.
I'm not really sure I understand your question about having air in top of the res? In my configuration? You're wondering is there an issue with me not filling the res all the way up with coolant? If so, no, no issues with leaving some space in the top.[/quote]

Yeah, that was the Q, and thanks!
I just saw a reply over at the WC Gallery, and I didn't know if that air space in the res was something I would need to be concerned about when I do this later.

Thanks - T
post #52 of 210
Yeah kinda like I am with Black and uh... more Black. biggrin.gif

You should see my closet - I think I have 6-7 articles of clothing that aren't black - and 5 of them are jeans. biggrin.gif
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Yeah kinda like I am with Black and uh... more Black. biggrin.gif

You should see my closet - I think I have 6-7 articles of clothing that aren't black - and 5 of them are jeans. biggrin.gif

Nice... I was like that in high school, but now... I dunno... with my computer, I'm on the green kick! I'd say I blame it on the Zombie culture, but that actually annoys me...

My taste in clothing is hard to say out loud; I'm not some "bro", and I'm not effeminate or anything, but I wear clothing that matches the seasons.
Maybe we should start a "Seasonal Sleeving and Tubing Club"! Oh wait, that would cost a LOT of money... biggrin.gif

The blue / white / black here is BEAUTIFUL, and I wish I hadn't done that once, before, because I'd do it again!

Thanks - T
post #54 of 210
Subbed. biggrin.gif

Some of your pics are starting to look pretty good. What are you using to diffuse your lamp light with on your
Box? thinking.gif Tryout some different Backgrounds, such as Colored Art paper. White can have a Beautiful Affect
especially after post processing. Blacks also work well for contrast with brightly colored parts. thumb.gif

Keep up the good work..smile.gif
post #55 of 210
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Subbed. biggrin.gif

Some of your pics are starting to look pretty good. What are you using to diffuse your lamp light with on your
Box? thinking.gif Tryout some different Backgrounds, such as Colored Art paper. White can have a Beautiful Affect
especially after post processing. Blacks also work well for contrast with brightly colored parts. thumb.gif

Keep up the good work..smile.gif

Thanks and welcome! I've been having fun with the photos, building my own lightbox and what not. The current one I have, I'm using gift wrapping tissue paper on the sides and top to diffuse the light.

The sheet used inside the box, I bought it brand new and pulled it out of the packaging and then started using it right away...that's why it's all wrinkled. redface.gif I was going to wash it and try to get all of those wrinkles out of it, but also as you suggested in your log I was going to try art paper, white and now colored.

We'll see how it goes. thumb.gif Not very much to photograph inside the box though with everything wrapping up.
post #56 of 210
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Some pics of getting the final components together for the loop and getting it filled. I gotta say, I know this isn't the most exciting build log around, it's almost like this case makes the build too easy. Haha. Oh well, I'm having fun with it. Highest quality case I've ever owned.














post #57 of 210
Watching this
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Thank you for your perspective on this rig build. A work of art, upto your usual standards,no doubt, no less. The components are arrayed in a timeless fashion ... and the whole exceeds the sum of its parts. Expected and duly noted !!
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Awesome Photo Bomb Dude! thumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gif
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Simple looking loop and thats very hard to find on recent builds
love it!

though I think the tube bend would look better from front rad to res without the 45 adapter on the res, also without the 45 adapter on the cpu block from the pump
it gives you perfect round bend

but still looks good thumb.gif
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