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I also have 3 pwm fan headers. on one i use the pump pwm signal. On the other i soldered the two top fans together (Only use one signal wire, because with both it wont work) and on the third i connected the front fan
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Here's some pics of my build:






I'm really happy how it turned out. Looks incredibly good and the bends are flawless. Just gotta fix this noisy pump now because I seriously cannot stand it.

About the fan question; I simply got myself a PWM 3way splitter for the fans and used the other header for my pump.
    
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- regulating the fan speed!!! ... In the UEFI of the Z87 Stinger i can only switch to a fixed %-value. So i took 50% which means approximately 460rpm. I do not know if this is enough in gaming and i would like to edit something like a fan-curve. I tried SmartFan, but there I can only choose a fixed value, too. Do you have any hint for me?

Sometimes in SpeedFan you need to change a setting to make the fan "manual" control, ie not controlled by motherboard logic. Read this tutorial http://www.silentpcreview.com/SpeedFan and follow all steps smile.gif
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How does everyone wire up their fans? I have 3 pwm fans but onky 2 fan connections on ny motherboard, any ideas?

You also have a 3rd pwm control available, on your GPU. I've used this one for my pump in FT03-mini build, setting PWM to go from 30% to 40% when GPU is loaded. Unfortunately this header uses a micro-pwm connector, so you need an adapter http://highflow.nl/aansluitingen/stroomkabels/gelid-solutions-vga-pwm-fan-adapter-ca-pwm-02.html


(It's the cable in blue sleeve on the right side)

Otherwise, you can put the pump on CPU header, and the fans splitted three ways on the other?
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Thanks wisk wink.gif And Hefner, i think your rigid acrylic has no positive influence in regarding vibrations in comparison to normal tubing. I think this could also be a problem.
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You know, I didn't think about that in the first place. The rigid tubing could itself promote vibrations. Couple them together and they could resonate at a frequency irritating to most people.

Awesome deduction Kniffu! smile.gif

Hefner - Lovely looking build thumb.gif
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Here's some pics of my build: Pictures (Click to show)





I'm really happy how it turned out. Looks incredibly good and the bends are flawless. Just gotta fix this noisy pump now because I seriously cannot stand it.

About the fan question; I simply got myself a PWM 3way splitter for the fans and used the other header for my pump.

Wow! I love it! Now for sure I know copper will be possible in my build. Do you have any more pictures without the PSU in there so we can see the runs better?

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Edited by Jeffinslaw - 3/16/14 at 12:27pm
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Here's some pics of my build: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)





I'm really happy how it turned out. Looks incredibly good and the bends are flawless. Just gotta fix this noisy pump now because I seriously cannot stand it.

About the fan question; I simply got myself a PWM 3way splitter for the fans and used the other header for my pump.

Oh, not sure how I missed your post. It looks great! Very clean acrylic bends thumb.gif

I hope you can get the pump noise fixed. smile.gif
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Thanks wisk wink.gif And Hefner, i think your rigid acrylic has no positive influence in regarding vibrations in comparison to normal tubing. I think this could also be a problem.
Of course I have considered this, however, it is clearly the pump itself making the noise as holding the pump with my fingers to stop the vibrations has no influence on the noise whatsoever. Also, the ticking/whirring continues even at 15% PWM where the vibrations clearly are very little.

Tomorrow I will drain the loop, take out the pump and make a small loop with soft tubing I have laying around to be 100% sure. I also made some recordings earlier which I will upload to get some feedback from fellow DDC3.2 users.

I honestly prefer intel stock cooling over this noisy crap. I love how the build turned out aesthetically but I get disappointed everytime I turn it on and hear this noise.

Goodnight brothers. wink.gif
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Ithanul - I can side with your frustration/enjoyment at getting new ideas at every moment. Only after I've had the time to put my ideas down on paper or going as far as making a model of a space/structure I cannot and will not go to bed...

Hehe, seems we share something in common. I get that way real bad when working on one of my big drawings. Especially when I had to get five drawings done the night before for my finals for my art class, I have a bad case of waiting to the last minute. 12 plus hours running on energy drinks, and blasting out some music from all the CDs done by ASP. biggrin.gif Still get chuckle from that fact my art teacher thought that charcoal piece was pencil.
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Here's some pics of my build: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)





I'm really happy how it turned out. Looks incredibly good and the bends are flawless. Just gotta fix this noisy pump now because I seriously cannot stand it.

About the fan question; I simply got myself a PWM 3way splitter for the fans and used the other header for my pump.

That came out real nice with the acrylic. thumb.gif

I think I finally decided on a theme for my build. I think...either it going to be a Gir (Invader Zim), Dark Flaz (Phantasy Star Online), or Black Butterfly for its theme. tongue.gif Kind of leaning toward the Black Butterfly since it gives me excuse to make a black/white theme build, draw a butterfly, and get this urge for fanart out of me that been stuck in my head way to long.
     
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I think I finally decided on a theme for my build. I think...either it going to be a Gir (Invader Zim), Dark Flaz (Phantasy Star Online), or Black Butterfly for its theme. tongue.gif Kind of leaning toward the Black Butterfly since it gives me excuse to make a black/white theme build, draw a butterfly, and get this urge for fanart out of me that been stuck in my head way to long.

Interesting smile.gif

I was thinking about some art painted on the case as well. Lutfij gave me the idea, when he was talking about graffiti style designs.
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