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Thank you kind sir! In the process of helping the Acrylic master Brain storm. He's cooking up something good for a motherboard shroud, that includes a cutout & pieces of acrylic to box in the Aquaero like a CD player in a car.
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I haven't read the whole thread but have two questions. Did you cool the VRM backplate too ? I saw the CPU back plate cooled but I thought it was even more important to cool the VRM backplate since it gets even hotter.

Also would not just pumping 15 gallons of water through the rad and emptying it out side do the same thing. I need to clean my rads out but can't speed that much to buy filter and new pump.
 
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I haven't read the whole thread but have two questions. Did you cool the VRM backplate too ? I saw the CPU back plate cooled but I thought it was even more important to cool the VRM backplate since it gets even hotter.

Also would not just pumping 15 gallons of water through the rad and emptying it out side do the same thing. I need to clean my rads out but can't speed that much to buy filter and new pump.

you can get an adapter to hookup to your sink/hose & pump water straight through it yes.

I'm not planning to cool the mobo VRM's for some time. It's becoming less & less important with these new motherboards. It would also likely completely screw my flow rates if I put it into the main loop. When I do get around to buying the VRM block for Riv:BE i'll probably put micro-sinks on the back plate.
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What kind of adapter would that be ?

I was thinking 15 Gal Distilled. But I guess I could do tap then distilled.
 
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What kind of adapter would that be ?

I was thinking 15 Gal Distilled. But I guess I could do tap then distilled.
Just need to figure out what the threading is on the sink, then find that thread type reducer down to w/e your tube size is.
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Replacement blocks are finally otw!
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First thing i'm doing is replacing this res, it's just so god damn ugly, & it doesn't fit properly within the 900D bays, it's basically floating on pieces of rubber & the fittings to the front rad. If it did actually fit to the point where I could A.) screw it in, & B.) put the 900D bay covers back on I would probably keep it. The other problem with this res MADE FOR THE DUAL PUMP MIND YOU, is that it can't handle more than 40%x2 flow rate w/o gulping air. So! I'm going to get a massive tube res so that I can reach that holy grail of 1.5gpm+

OH! Aquearo 6 with black face plate! wubsmiley.gif



Seems iv'e passed the leak test, only one leak, & it was from a radiator cap, so easy to fix. The only other issue is that one of the typhoons is really noisy. I'm going to pull it off tomorrow & swap it with one of the extras. I plan to have her benching by tomorrow night!
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So are you replacing the res or are you going to start running benchmarks? Either way, good job!
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So are you replacing the res or are you going to start running benchmarks? Either way, good job!

Both, i'm going to replace the res some time in January. I'll be holding off until the motherboard shroud shows up, which i'm not rushing @ all as I want it to be perfect. I'll have to pull the motherboard to install the shroud, so it's a great time to smash that waste of 120$ and go with a 200ml+ res so that I can run damn near 2gpm. devil.gif I'll hopefully be benching by tomorrow night. Not everything benefits from really high flow, but EK gpu blocks eat it up, & hopefully PPC will take back this defective fan.
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