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First WC build completed! (Storm Strider) *pics*

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My third build (first two was air)

Full gallery with details here: http://imgur.com/a/QpfQl

Lots of research/reading, and it was all worth it. No more 200 dB panaflow fan screaming into my ears.







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STOCK Temp:

Ambient: 28-30C

GPU: ~35 idle, ~47 load

CPU Temp: ~30 idle, ~50 load

Water Temp: ~27 idle, ~30 load

Let the overclocking begin! biggrin.gif

Comments/inputs/suggestions are all welcomed.

Cheers.

PS. Still shopping for sound card, speakers, and monitor.
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That looks extremely nice! How did you get the tube under the GPU to bend and turn like that?
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Looks nice! thumb.gif

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Originally Posted by BradleyW View Post

That looks extremely nice! How did you get the tube under the GPU to bend and turn like that?

I'd guess there's a slight twist in the tube to get it to stay in that position.
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Thanks guys.

The tubing is pretty thick so I didn't have to worry about crinks when making tight turns. The tubes are 2/8" ID x 5/8" OD.
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I'd say besides the colour conflict it's quite a clean build.
I can't talk too much because I'm clashing yellow and blue, but still.
Looks great.
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