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

 
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    Yes!
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    No :(
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    Heck yes! I have mulitple CL
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    Whats this caselabs thing?
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post #791 of 898
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You guys want to know something funny? I spent an extra $42 on two more Bitspower valve fittings, to find out that they aren't needed with my new arrangement of tubing. Before, when I had one fittings at the bottom in my 560 GTS, it would take me almost an hour to drain. So I thought adding more valves would fix the issue. But now, with the valve in the same spot on the 560 GTS (as well as the two other valves on each port of the pump/res), it drained both pump/res' in less than 5 minutes. Idk how this happened, but I like it.... Besides the fact that I spent an extra $42 lol.



Btw, I'm draining it because I'm moving...
    
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Koolance is in Washington state Seattle if I remember right if not I know it is in the northwest!!

Auburn, WA. About 20 miles south of Seattle, but close enough. smile.gif
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I feel like it would match up good with the red/white theme.

I found this ...

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post #794 of 898
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Very good news regarding my flow meter...

    
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post #795 of 898
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Very good news regarding my flow meter...


YES! Thats great. Definitely glad you contacted them.
post #796 of 898
That's very good customer service. It should be a given, but it's not always guaranteed.
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That's very good customer service. It should be a given, but it's not always guaranteed.

Dylan at Koolance took care of my issue. Very professional, quick figuring out the problem and great communication.
post #798 of 898
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Well I installed the new flow meter, and now I'm getting 4.0-4.3LPM (1.06GPM). That's only a 0.3 LPM increase with the new meter. I'm a little bummed still, but oh well.
    
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post #799 of 898
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Well I installed the new flow meter, and now I'm getting 4.0-4.3LPM (1.06GPM). That's only a 0.3 LPM increase with the new meter. I'm a little bummed still, but oh well.

ugh... I'm sorry man. At least there was some gain. I'm honestly at a loss. Without tearing the whole loop out and testing each block by itself and then adding each block one by one I don't know how to help. Maybe say screw it, because your temps are good right?
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ugh... I'm sorry man. At least there was some gain. I'm honestly at a loss. Without tearing the whole loop out and testing each block by itself and then adding each block one by one I don't know how to help. Maybe say screw it, because your temps are good right?
Yeah temps are good, so I won't worry anymore. I'm just bummed that my loop is like a lot of other people's, and my flow isn't what I expected. However, my flow read about 0.3-0.6 LPM different from what it was like when I had 3 pumps, so there was some gain.

Maybe it's because I took out a GPU, so it decreased the flow (they were in parallel). So that may be the issue. If I can find a second TX on eBay or so for cheap, I may pick up a second. Puting cards back in Parallel would probably increase the flow big time. I've even thought about getting an Intel 750 Pcie SSD (but then I'd have to upgrade my mobo/CPU) and running that in parallel with my GPU lol.

So I believe the only issue could be removing the parallel GPU setup.

I'm going to test my temps right now with the pumps running at 2500 RPM at 0.45GPM. The computer is semi quiet now and it's too my liking, but I would prefer better (higher) flow. Like I've been saying, I may put some money aside and get a dual d5 pump for the bottom compartment, so I could run the pumps ultra quiet.

Here are some pictures for now thumb.gif



    
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