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Hi d3vour3r,

I enjoyed your build, and want to thank you for taking the time to share this. May I ask if there is any noise or vibrations from the location and method you chose to attach the res-top D5 pump?
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Hi d3vour3r,

I enjoyed your build, and want to thank you for taking the time to share this. May I ask if there is any noise or vibrations from the location and method you chose to attach the res-top D5 pump?

I can hardly hear my pump in this setup. the fans are noisier when they are undervolted. the EK X-res 140 kit im using has anti vibration rubbers in the mounting and with the pump turned up to max speed it is extremely quiet.
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AWESOME mate
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I can hardly hear my pump in this setup. the fans are noisier when they are undervolted. the EK X-res 140 kit im using has anti vibration rubbers in the mounting and with the pump turned up to max speed it is extremely quiet.

I'm currently working on a build with the same case and EK X-Res combos. I couldn't quite see for sure in your pictures, but did you mount the res using the holes in the mesh grill or did you drill? And how is the stability holding up? I noticed you added the extra zip tie up top.
  
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Hey awesome build! Really like the setup!

Can you fit a 3.5" HDD in the other bay? If not, you think smaller fittings would allow for that?
    
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I'm currently working on a build with the same case and EK X-Res combos. I couldn't quite see for sure in your pictures, but did you mount the res using the holes in the mesh grill or did you drill? And how is the stability holding up? I noticed you added the extra zip tie up top.

Yes I used the mesh to mount the bolts of the x res. the stability is really good. I added a zip tie only because it was ever so slightly leaning to the left and my OCD got the better of me and I made it parallel with the case edge.
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Hey awesome build! Really like the setup!

Can you fit a 3.5" HDD in the other bay? If not, you think smaller fittings would allow for that?

Yeh just couldn't quite fit a 3.5" drive in that bracket because the fittings were hitting it. if you use smaller fittings or have the fittings up top of the rad it would work.

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AWESOME mate

Thanks man
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Yes I used the mesh to mount the bolts of the x res. the stability is really good. I added a zip tie only because it was ever so slightly leaning to the left and my OCD got the better of me and I made it parallel with the case edge.

I hear ya on the OCD thing. Check out how I ended up mounting my two pumps: http://www.overclock.net/t/1463970/build-log-sluggofied/30
  
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I hear ya on the OCD thing. Check out how I ended up mounting my two pumps: http://www.overclock.net/t/1463970/build-log-sluggofied/30

nice job on the pumps. yeh its crazy how far you go to make something perfect, even if it is behind a solid side panel and you will never see it haha. the amount of money ive spent just to make things neat and tidy etc such as fittings, I pay aud19 a pop for rotary bitspower fittings just so I can good tubing runs and efficient looks.
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got myself a couple evga 780 Ti superclock ACX. Heres is my temp loop set up while I can get my hands on some water blocks for these bad boys.

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