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Out of curiosity, was there any particular reason you went for the AX series of radiators? I'm considering them for an upcoming build but I don't know the difference between RX, EX and AX, and I was thinking perhaps you had a specific reason.

Mainly as I got a kit which included the AX360.
So logic was that I just get another AX480 to match.

Also I like the performance from them and they look pretty good smile.gif
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Subbed - for ideas, and because wow ... just wow. thumb.gif
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I'm sure you've answered this question already. Where did you get the motherboard trays made or how did you make yours cause I need one like that for a similar build. Thanks.
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I'm sure you've answered this question already. Where did you get the motherboard trays made or how did you make yours cause I need one like that for a similar build. Thanks.

Hi Mate,

I found a company called The Laser Hive to do it for me.

Hope this help smile.gif
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I'm actually curious how you managed to bleed your loop so much. I see your latest pictures with the 2 EK res is almost full. How did you manage this? did you add a hidden T line somewhere? or which inlet did you fill from?

I ask because I also have a desk build with the same 2 reservoirs, however 2x MCP35x pumps is ridiculously powerful and its just sucking in too much air. I'm tempted to add a valve in the line and try to control the high flow, or a simple tube to pinch and restrict.
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I'm actually curious how you managed to bleed your loop so much. I see your latest pictures with the 2 EK res is almost full. How did you manage this? did you add a hidden T line somewhere? or which inlet did you fill from?

I ask because I also have a desk build with the same 2 reservoirs, however 2x MCP35x pumps is ridiculously powerful and its just sucking in too much air. I'm tempted to add a valve in the line and try to control the high flow, or a simple tube to pinch and restrict.

Hi bud,

If you look at this picture:


You can see on both tubes I left a port at the top.
The little silver port stop covers.

This I did only after like my 3rd or 4th refil.
I do have a T line that I use only for draining, as it doesn't bleed the look at all, infact it makes it worse.

So with those 2 ports facing up, you can fill the loop fully.
Use a syringe for the last part to fill it fully.
I find that lifting the top where the silver port is to force the last air bubbles up that way you can fill it that little bit more.

Start slow, fill it as much as you can, let it bleed for awhile, and then keep topping it up.
As you find your loop kicks out air bubbles they get caught there. So after awhile you may need to top it up a little bit more.

Lastly I run both my pumps at lowest setting, but once its full you can crank it up without any adverse effects.

Hope this helps.
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Hi there, I just poked in from the water cooling thread. I am just in awe by the craftsmanship that has gone into this build. Well done! ...but you don't need me to tell you that... cheers.gif
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Saw the question in the thread and followed through to see the Log. Interesting to say the least. Impressed by the time you dedicated to complete the project. thumb.gif

TCO

And + Rep for the Effort and Results. Keep it up biggrin.gif
     
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Thanks guys I truly appreciate it smile.gif

This is a project I never stop tinkering with, much to the dismay of my missus lol.
Edited by SavellM - 10/20/15 at 2:59am
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So 20/10/2015 I've done a whole refresh of just about everything biggrin.gif

Basically what happened was my PSU died so at first I wasn't sure what it was.
I managed to get hold of some DDR4 from Corsair, and a new PSU.

So I decided to take the time to re-do some of the pipes and include a drainage port, as the one at the top was obviously too high up.

So got a new mobo (VIII Hero Z170) new cpu (i7 6700K) and new GPU's (2x Titan X's).

So its time to go to work and re-build!
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