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Well here it is. Sorry for bad pics Btw the top rad is intake so i have positive pressure plus it should help cool down the crazy hot vrm's.




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Any comments or suggestions?
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put the gpu in the loop! biggrin.gif
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post #24 of 27
That big long tube going from the CPU block to the pump could be shortened up. But either way it works.

Welcome to the underwater club.

I would disconnect the radiator from the top of the case and move it around while the pump is running, just to make sure you got the air bubbles out. I had my radiator in the top of my case and bleeding was a pain.

I now have my radiator standing up in the case, the radiator no longer holds onto air bubbles the way one in the top of your case will.
post #25 of 27
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Ya i might shorten up the tube but it seems like it would be a lot of effort for something might even look worse than before. Also i just shook my case so i hope that gets all the air bubbles out. Installing the rad was such a pain because i had to hold it up top with the fans on top of it while trying to screw it in.
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I'm trying to find the best possible fan setup and i was wondering what you guys think i should do?
Options:
1. Right now i have my 2 sp 120's on the rad in taking air and then the rear set as exhaust and the front 200mm as intake. But the real problem is that with the top rad as intake hot air is being pushed onto the vrm's on my mobo which get way to hot already. (Hinders oc i think)

2. Set the top rad exhaust but my gpu dumps hot air into the case which would make the rad take in hot air.

3. Also i could turn the rear fan as intake if i put the top as exhaust so i would cool the vrm's. But i want to hear what you guys think is the best way to do this?

4. My fan options are as follows: 2x stock 200mm corsair, 1x bitfenix white led specter 200mm, 2x corsair sp 120's, stock 120mm corsair, 2x ernemax magma and finally two xspc fans that came with my rad 1650 rpm. I am going for the least amount of dust and silence btw.
Edited by Tillmander - 11/6/13 at 5:05pm
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