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Oh cool okay so just the two 240mm rads would be fine - What order do you have your loop in? I want to ask as many people as possible to establish the best solution possible tongue.gif
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can i recommend a variable d5 so you can turn it down a bit to make it quieter and getting the ex240 over the rs240 and the raystorm over the rasa and make a fill port or else you will end up like me not adding my gpu and another rad coz you are to lazy to drain it
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post #13 of 26
Im going res > pump > 360 > cpu > gpu > 240 > res

Loop order doesnt really seem to matter as long as it goes Res > Pump.

Edit: Yea I would get the EX 240 I have the non speed controlled D5 and cant hear it.
Edited by iMica - 3/26/13 at 4:56am
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Updated basket, this look okay? I added a backplate just because tongue.gif
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looks good one problame i had with the d5 was vibration in the stock top also get some ok thermal compound for the gpu sso you do not have to change it every year
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Whats the hose clamps for?
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post #17 of 26
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Quote:
Originally Posted by iMica View Post

Whats the hose clamps for?
I thought they would be needed to firmly attach the hose to the pump? like i said I'm a noob with watercooling haha biggrin.gif
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post #18 of 26
Using compressions everywhere right? So for pump to then you dont ned any clips. ANy plans on how your loops going to go like where rads will be placed? Or is it simple like The 240 uptop and the 240 flat on bottom.
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post #19 of 26
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I've applied my best paint skills while on the PC at college - here is how I'm imagining it to go:



edit: the tube with the coolant going IN TO the gpu will probably have an angled fitting on it
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post #20 of 26
Yea going to want to put a 90 degree rotary for the top of the gpu block to the bottom rad. Makes life alot eaiser.

Edit: saw your edit lol, Most likely wont need one going into the gpu but one going out more. From the looks of it going in will be fine.
Edited by iMica - 3/26/13 at 7:36am
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