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Poll Results: Will you ever splurge and go all out on a Case labs?

 
  • 61% (103)
    Yes!
  • 15% (26)
    No :(
  • 15% (26)
    Heck yes! I have mulitple CL
  • 1% (3)
    Whats this caselabs thing?
  • 5% (9)
    Are you talking to me?
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post #291 of 892
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Originally Posted by panozy View Post

So Steezy, how are going to make it work? Will it be something like res1->pump1->res2->pump->yada yada->res1... or res1->pump1->some rads and some blocks->res2->pump2->rest of rads and blocks->res1 ? I am asking cause i was considering a dual pump/res setup in one loop with thehttp://www.frozencpu.com/products/11252/ex-pmp-100/Bitspower_G_14_Thread_Dual_D5_Mod_Top_-_POM_Version_BP-2D5TOPP-BK.html (it looks awesome) but i did not know how to make this work.
I am using pump/res combos.



Because they are "combos" it pretty much means that it goes pump>pump>rad>block..... And so forth. Mine will he ran in series, so it's just one pump after the other.
    
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post #292 of 892
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Originally Posted by SteezyTN View Post

I am using pump/res combos.



Because they are "combos" it pretty much means that it goes pump>pump>rad>block..... And so forth. Mine will he ran in series, so it's just one pump after the other.

Very nice, i am looking forward to your build! 2 more weeks for the sma8?
post #293 of 892
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Very nice, i am looking forward to your build! 2 more weeks for the sma8?
Thanks. Today marks the 7 weeks, but there was an additional week delay. The case should ship out no later than the 19th.
    
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post #294 of 892
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What I love about EVGA is that I didn't even ask for an RMA, but more of a solution. And it could possibly be because the PSU is just sitting on my desk. I might even just wait to accept the RMA and wait for my case. Once its assembled in the case, it might be dampened by the case and such.

EVGA knows how to do it right. Their CS makes everyone else look bad. They are literally the main reason I don't even consider getting AMD GPUs anymore.
post #295 of 892
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EVGA knows how to do it right. Their CS makes everyone else look bad. They are literally the main reason I don't even consider getting AMD GPUs anymore.
They are the only GPU company I'll buy from, and that mainly has to do with there warrant/customer service, as well as second hand warranty. The step up program is a nice incentive too. It was very nice of them to give me a cross ship RMA, but I think I'll wait until my case comes. Maybe I'm just being to picky about the sound lol. It's just that ever since I got into watercooling, it's all about having very little noise and the fact that I was so used to the AX860 being silent on idle.

My case should ship out in the next week, no later than the 19th according to KC. But I really don't see that happening especially since I ordered a two tone case.
    
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post #296 of 892
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They are the only GPU company I'll buy from, and that mainly has to do with there warrant/customer service, as well as second hand warranty. The step up program is a nice incentive too. It was very nice of them to give me a cross ship RMA, but I think I'll wait until my case comes. Maybe I'm just being to picky about the sound lol. It's just that ever since I got into watercooling, it's all about having very little noise and the fact that I was so used to the AX860 being silent on idle.

My case should ship out in the next week, no later than the 19th according to KC. But I really don't see that happening especially since I ordered a two tone case.

You know I have an AX1200i that's very silent, the fan only runs when needed...

Maybe sell the EVGA and get another Corsair AX Series PSU? headscratch.gif
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post #297 of 892
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Originally Posted by JourneymanMike View Post

You know I have an AX1200i that's very silent, the fan only runs when needed...

Maybe sell the EVGA and get another Corsair AX Series PSU? headscratch.gif

Stay away from Corsair!!!!!!! LOL just playing and personal!! biggrin.gifbiggrin.gif
post #298 of 892
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Originally Posted by deadwidesmile View Post

I got my GT's for $20 a pop from Amazon. Ironically, they are coming from a place like 30 minutes away from my house - ha. I should have just drove up and picked them up.

Are vardar's cheaper than $20?!
Got mine for 19.99 from EK. The cheaper model is 17.99 from EK. Same price on PPCS
post #299 of 892
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Originally Posted by JourneymanMike View Post

You know I have an AX1200i that's very silent, the fan only runs when needed...

Maybe sell the EVGA and get another Corsair AX Series PSU? headscratch.gif
The higher wattage EVGAs have that too IIRC
post #300 of 892
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Stay away from Corsair!!!!!!! LOL just playing and personal!! biggrin.gifbiggrin.gif

Good one! lachen.gif I appreciate a good sense of humor! thumb.gif

Imnotmad biggrin.gif
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3 - Koolance QD3 Quiick Disconnects Hardware Labs Black Ice Nemesis 360 GTX Primochill Adavanced LTR 3/5 x 5/8 Bool Red Tubing 3 - Noctua NF-F12's Industrial 3000 RPM Push/In... 
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3 - Koolance QD3 Quiick Disconnects Hardware Labs Black Ice Nemesis 360 GTX Primochill Adavanced LTR 3/5 x 5/8 Bool Red Tubing 3 - Noctua NF-F12's Industrial 3000 RPM Push/In... 
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2 - Noctua NF-F12's 1500 RPM as front intake Swiftech Helix 1800 RPM PWM 120mm fan as exhaust Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit ASUS VC239H 
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ASUS VS228H-P HP Mechanical PS/2 Corsair AX860 Platinum CaseLabs S5 Two-Tone White/Gunmetal 
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