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post #21 of 33
Wow looks nice! Keep takin pics and it'll be a build log! So for the res/ pump. Are you gonna use velvro... Or what type of adhesive so I can pitch in my comment
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Wow looks nice! Keep takin pics and it'll be a build log! So for the res/ pump. Are you gonna use velvro... Or what type of adhesive so I can pitch in my comment

the res gets screwed to the acrylic bracket with nuts on the back. the bracket is screwed to the bottom of the case and the pump i'm just gonna use the adhesive pad that came with it to stick it to the acrylic bracket.
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post #23 of 33
Alright. Sounds good. You can use one of these if you can't mount internal radiator. In whcihc case use a fan grill to protect the fins.
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_457_335_987&products_id=33483
post #24 of 33
That's exactly what I was saying OP! Good job. You found a place you wanted to mount it, and then you figure out what brackets you need to buy or make to fit it.

To fit it to the base, I would drill holes in the bracket, and you can mount it using the holes in the fan mesh on the bottom of the case or drill your own holes. Before doing this, I would cut out a mousepad or find some way to decouple the motor from the case to reduce noise. I am worried about the mouse pad though since the MCP35X releases heat to the pump, not into the water, so the mouse pad may cause the pump to overheat. I am not sure about this.
post #25 of 33
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Got the acrylic bracket mounted to the case. The reservoir mounted to it.

My planned loop order is: RESERVOIR > PUMP > FRONT RAD > CPU BLOCK > TOP RAD > GPU1 > GPU2 > RESERVOIR.
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post #27 of 33
i cant tell if your top rad fans are pulling into the case or blowing out of case.
i see the front fans blow out, switch them to blow into the case. your rear fans also is blowing out of the case. leave that and just switch the front and top rad fans to blow into the case. the rear fan will push enough out so you wont have to worry. youll have better temps on your loop.
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post #28 of 33
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i cant tell if your top rad fans are pulling into the case or blowing out of case.
i see the front fans blow out, switch them to blow into the case. your rear fans also is blowing out of the case. leave that and just switch the front and top rad fans to blow into the case. the rear fan will push enough out so you wont have to worry. youll have better temps on your loop.

hmm why would I have better temps that way ?
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post #29 of 33
was going to edit just now and tell you nice job though.
fresh cool air into the rads will give best performance. you either have top sucking in and then warmed air is going through the front rad. or you have it blowing out meaning you only have the rear fan pulling in fresh air and the rads are starving for air. just pull fresh air in through both rads and the warm out of the back.
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was going to edit just now and tell you nice job though.
fresh cool air into the rads will give best performance. you either have top sucking in and then warmed air is going through the front rad. or you have it blowing out meaning you only have the rear fan pulling in fresh air and the rads are starving for air. just pull fresh air in through both rads and the warm out of the back.

I see, I can't move the fans though because the fittings/tubing are too tight and blocking them. Actually


edit: I guess I could probably turn them around.

I am getting 47c max on both gpu's at 100% load +100mv 1150 core/1400 mem

cpu temp is 60c w/ +0.050 mv 3770k @ 4.5ghz (running intel burn test)
Edited by HardwareDecoder - 3/5/14 at 8:00pm
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