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post #471 of 1404
I just read through this whole build log - which has now taken over an hour - and I have no regrets even if I am meant to be checking backups at work.... But this build is awesome!
I love EK watercooling kit, the circle patterns on all the blocks really looks killer to me. Excellent job OP!
This picture kind of sums it up...
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In my opinion, this build looks cool.

I don't like the loop.

There's 1440mm of rads and 720mm is on the CPU, and 720mm on 3 GTX 680s.

720mm on 3 GTX 680s. Why not 960mm rads of GTX 680s? and just top rad for cpu?

Pretty photos though..
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post #473 of 1404
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I think that looks pretty bad, looks very out of place, and compared to the rest of the build, shabby.

I'd stealth it behind the drive bays somehow, but that's just me. 2cents.gif

I agree. At a minimum, if you want to stay with the whole CSQ theme, I'd see about getting a custom acrylic front panel made that could be put on the front of it that was "smoked". That way, at least, it would blend in with the case better. Even still, I just don't know how well a bunch of tiny circles will blend in with a huge rectangle case that is the 900D. You have a large rectangular box that doesn't have a whole lot going on looks wise, then you have this tiny area that is very "busy". Even switching to the version where the back and side part of the reservoir is black, it won't make much of a difference IMO, because as soon as you add the opaque green coolant, you won't see the black anyway.
Edited by 47 Knucklehead - 4/18/13 at 4:58am
post #474 of 1404
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In my opinion, this build looks cool.

I don't like the loop.

There's 1440mm of rads and 720mm is on the CPU, and 720mm on 3 GTX 680s.

720mm on 3 GTX 680s. Why not 960mm rads of GTX 680s? and just top rad for cpu?

Pretty photos though..

Because it would make a very minimal, if any, difference to the GPU's. You could quite easily cool a GTX 680 on a 120MM radiator, 3 x 120 = 360MM, so a 360 would be more than enough, and he has double that, so effectively each GTX680 has 240MM of radiator to itself, which is a lot.
    
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So far leak free! fingers crossed smile.gif
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I was looking at the pics so hard I notice the chick looking at the her phone AND the birthdays sign in the back. tongue.gif
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Uh oh, we got ourselves a situation! A leak free situation! Woohoo, congrats James! That must be a load off!
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it's really nice but it's too busy on the tubing side...I would have use black tube except on the mobo...and the acrylic on the gpu kinda overwhelm the green liquid passing through it..all black would have been nice on the gpu...that's me tho...otherwise it looks great...remember simple look is the always the best looking.

to much bling bling...remind me of Mr. T tongue.gif
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Lol I noticed the chick checking her phone too. Coolant looks good, lime good!
post #479 of 1404
How did you make that green of a liquid? Thanks in advance?
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Love it, keep going! smile.gif
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