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post #851 of 894
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Waiting on one 90 degree fitting from PPCS so I can finish the CPU routing. Like I said, I'm doing the same routing from my original setup when I first started, except I'm changing the CPU tubing to match with hard tubing.



I really think this will look awesome, especially since I'm going to be using two colored coolants.
    
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Top is all complete... just waiting for my one 90 fitting for the front rad. Now I just need the tubing to finish the bottom. I have so much trouble with routing the tubing in the bottom compartment. It's always such a pain. Should be finished Saturday. The coolant/fittings/tubing will be here tomorrow
    
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Edited by SteezyTN - 9/30/16 at 3:08pm
    
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Why the White Fans Mate?

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post #855 of 894
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Why the White Fans Mate?

TCO
I originally wanted all black, like I normally had it. But I had a change of thought a couple hours before while I was seeing what I needed ordered from PPCS. It may look weird now, but once I get the two different coolants in, it should look better. CPU loop will be Pastel Red, and GPU loop will be Pastel Ice White. The res on the far right is for the CPU, so it will look like the colors are white fans, red, white, red, white, red, white fans

Edit* I'll try and finish the bottom tubing tonight, and then flush with Mayhems part 2. Tomorrow I'll try and get the coolants in. I honestly think this will be my best setup yet.

Edit again smile.gif* and if the two on the front 240 look weird, I could always swap them with the other black ones on the front side of it. It's currently in lush pull. I just that the white May look cool with how the coolant would be.
Edited by SteezyTN - 9/30/16 at 3:20pm
    
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post #856 of 894
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Voila... Tubing all done. Some aren't perfectly straight, but that pretty much sums me up for changing all the damn time thumb.gif This is by far my favorite build/setup I've done. Tomorrow I will fill it with the red and white coolants. Right now I'm just running Mayhems part 2.
    
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Voila... Tubing all done. Some aren't perfectly straight, but that pretty much sums me up for changing all the damn time thumb.gif

Looks great...!

After you went to all that effort in hand-bending some tubing and since you have gone for that strong vertical tubing run for the majority of tubes - do you think the overall build would look better if you replaced those two bends from the CPU block runs with some 90 fittings to maintain an overall strong vertical/horizontal appearance?

To me those two hand bends look a bit out of place with all that other vertical tubing - But that's just me and as you know, I'm a bit biased against hand bending...biggrin.gif
Edited by Costas - 10/2/16 at 2:14am
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Looks great...!

After you went to all that effort in hand-bending some tubing and since you have gone for that strong vertical tubing run for the majority of tubes - do you think the overall build would look better if you replaced those two bends from the CPU block runs with some 90 fittings to maintain an overall strong vertical/horizontal appearance?

To me those two hand bends look a bit out of place with all that other vertical tubing - But that's just me and as you know, I'm a bit biased against hand bending...biggrin.gif
You know, I did think about that, but I don't know what fittings I would use. XSPC doesn't make fittings like that, and I'm saying that because I'm using their 90's. And the primochill ones look weird. If I can find some that would match the rest of the fittings I'm using, I'll try and figure something out.

6 more hours of Mayhems Part 2, and I'll fill it with the coolant.

Also, seems like my flow is doing great. Not the best, but great. So far I'm getting 1.4-1.7 LPM on the GPU loop with the pump at 2000RPM, and 3.4-3.7 LPM at max. This is what I was getting when I had a giant loop with two pumps. It may increase when I put the coolant in. But so far I'm okay with it.
    
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Are those flow values gpm or lpm? I thought that if you quoted litres it was litres per hour.
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