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Poll Results: Would you Purchase a Caselabs Case?

 
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    Yes
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    No
  • 37% (158)
    If I had the Cash
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    SOON!!!
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post #111 of 1979
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aquaero 5 and power adjust can control 3 pin fans,

the point of PWM is you can put a PWM splitter on auqaero 5 and control your pump speed from flow rate or temp (mps 400)

So the main point would be your passive cooling due to the liquid temps. Optionally I would be able to control all fan speeds as well AND use the same software to run everything ( I find that being the real key here)
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Originally Posted by Gabrielzm View Post

Your pumps are pwm are they not? So with the AQ5 lt you can adjust the speed of the fans with the pwm fan header available. But then again, you can do that too using the MB fan header and save the money....

I could save the money, but at the same time, I would really like the knowledge of operating at this level of preciseness. I could go with a lamptron, that would be a valid buy....Although I do like the Idea of the software running everything like I was commenting to snef. This is a hard buy gentleman.
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3pin fans work with any fan controller. 3pin controllers are virtually not current limited, so get y-splitters, any fan controller for 30$ you like optically and be happy about it.

Think I should just go all out?

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post #112 of 1979
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PWM splitters are a bad Idea in general, unless you supply the power from outside the controller.

@CautiosOne Depends if you plan to change the fans to pwm ones someday. If you do, a "proper" controller is a better longterm solution, otherwise you really DON'T need it.

pumps will be getting power from molex. the splitter is only to split the pwm control signal.
post #113 of 1979
Well, I suggest you go with something like a cheap 30$ fancontroller, with the option to turn the fans off. Or, you could get the 7v and 5v adapters, which will be like 3$ each, ach check out, if 5v adapter will suffice for the fans. If you REALLY want it to get complicated and expand the control and measurement in the future, get the one suggested by IT diva.
post #114 of 1979
this is what I think


keep the 8 way board spliter and try at 12v, if its to much noise for you (im sure not) connect it at 7v

and connect your pump on MB cpu fan header and OPT CPU fan header

keep your 300$ (more with accessory) or use it for another GPU hahahhaha


and if later you want more , buy the Aquaero

I think you don't need that and if you look , I have it only on 1 build, all others don't have it
post #115 of 1979
As your fans are not pwm, the Aquaero 5 lt would be your best value for money option with maximum feature set - I think biggrin.gif
Go for the 6XT if your budget allows AND you think that you might change fans to pwm type in the future.

AQ 5 and 6 run the same software, but software is just an interface, for setting up and monitoring.
The actual hardware is doing the grunt, and the Aquaero functions fully even without the software running.

Space shouldn't be an issue with your case, but might pay to have a think about placement, before deciding on anything.
and where the cables will need to run to/from wink.gif
post #116 of 1979
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Order Up! Ill hold on the Fan Controller for now and See how things Go 1st! Knocked out a couple things thumb.gif




POW! That one hurt a little. redface.gif

If I could just get my hands on this case.... Hmm...




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post #117 of 1979
I assume you need the board cooling kit mostly for the looks?
Not that like I am an expert on water cooling, but only the most extreme overlcockers I know personally justifier the usage on mobo watercooling.
Or am I wrong?
Edited by aka13 - 1/9/15 at 12:44pm
post #118 of 1979
psh... would i purchase a caselabs case? proud owner of 2 biggrin.gif. i feel for you tho. it seems the days of ordering a case from caselabs and having it arrived within a week are long gone. hang in there, man. it'll be so worth it thumb.gif
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post #119 of 1979
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I assume you need the board cooling kit mostly for the looks?
Not that like I am an expert on water cooling, but only the most extreme overlcockers I know personally justifier the usage on mobo watercooling.
Or am I wrong?

I just read that increasing the BUS multi on the new boards to overclock the cores on the processor would generate a ton of heat! So instead of keeping the Bus at 100 you can easily go to 125 BUS and not worry about melting some Mosfets you know?
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psh... would i purchase a caselabs case? proud owner of 2 biggrin.gif. i feel for you tho. it seems the days of ordering a case from caselabs and having it arrived within a week are long gone. hang in there, man. it'll be so worth it thumb.gif

I appreciate the Motivation! I am past anxious!

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post #120 of 1979
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I just read that increasing the BUS multi on the new boards to overclock the cores on the processor would generate a ton of heat! So instead of keeping the Bus at 100 you can easily go to 125 BUS and not worry about melting some Mosfets you know?

The Cautious One

Hmm, maybe I am outdated then. Can someone else from the watercooling experts in the thread confirm it?
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