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Decided to test out my res lighting while I'm waiting on the case to show up! Let me know what you think. Sorry for the poor pic quality, CS is taking all my extra cash. Hopefully be saving up for a DSLR in the near future!



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Ohh this looks pretty good biggrin.gif I have been trying to figure out a way to light up my res and I think I am going to be using the Bitspower light port thingy (have one from Last build) and will put it at the bottom back part of the res. So this way you cannot really see the lighting at all. Not sure if the led will be bright enough to shine through the pastel though :/ what dye are you running?
    
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I was debating on dyes and finally decided not to use one. Went with the swiftech Hydrx solution. It's a corrosion and algae inhibitor and it had the UV reactive qualities I wanted. I made up a gallon of it, so it should last me a while!
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First parts ordered. Now I just need two radiators, a pump, a reservoir, three prolimatech fans (blue/black), some more fittings and all the sleeving stuff. WOOO!
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ohh fun stuff ^ Just one fitting though? And that CPU block is going to be nice :3
    
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I can't quite afford to buy alllll of them right now, and I wanted to get one to play with for testing.
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Originally Posted by kennah View Post

I can't quite afford to buy alllll of them right now, and I wanted to get one to play with for testing.

Ahh fair enough thumb.gif It took quite a while for me to get all my goodies as well biggrin.gif
    
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Well, vaapukkamehu is our latest member on CS smile.gif - I snooped around his profile and he's only got 2 posts...Welcome to Compact Splash Owners Club mate - hoping to see what you have in store, case wise thumb.gif

@ kennah - Sleeving rounded cables would look weird...IMHO - they look amazing on flat cables and even more cuter on thin PSU wires. When you bundle them together - the bulkiness of the cable and sleeve gives nothing in terms of enjoyment to the human eye/brain...aesthetically.

I'd be very doubtful of the compression fittings - maybe the O ring will fail after a few uses...but I'd save myself the headache and get a notable brand's compression fittings...you don't want the rest of your parts bathing in your loop contents while folding...? or would you? lol

If you want an ultra flat wire with the ability to manage the sata ports closely spaced on the Z87 boards - might want to look at these:
http://www.frozencpu.com/cat/l3/g2/c433/s1616/list/p1/Cables-SATA_30_Cables-SATA_30_Slim-Page1.html
and sleeve them to kingdom come mad.gif

They are very compact - used 4 of them and have another 2 at hand... smile.gif

@ spidey81 - that hydrx stuff breaks down and gunks up your blocks mate - I'd be very careful about using that in your loop over time in CS ph34r-smiley.gif

@ nb14 - I've also seen the 7mm drive from WD and they come in a whopping 1TB capacity(amazing for such a thin drive);
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Western-Digital-TB-Blue-Slim,22876.html

all you guys seen the new sapphire atomic, watercooled 7990 shown @ computex? smile.gif this sees sapphire go back to its true Atomic roots smile.gif
http://hexus.net/tech/news/graphics/56309-sapphire-demos-radeon-hd-7990-atomic-card/

enjoy
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*Thanks for the rep golfergolfer mate!
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I found two:

Link 1

Link 2

Did you try either of those? The first one won't be strong enough pressure at load. The second one looks cheaper than the stock fan, and less pressure besides. I've had a look on the Noiseblocker website, but they don't list any affiliate resellers in Canada.

In other news, found this http://www.moddiy.com/products/3%252dPin-Standard-Fan-Connector-%28Male%29-to-Mini-2%252dPin-GPU-Fan-Connector-%28Female%29.html which is ideal for connecting the PC-P fan without having to do any soldering.

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Thanks smile.gif
Edited by vaapukkamehu - 9/9/13 at 4:50am
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