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Your case is an Enthoo Primo, so you could connect the three push fans to the PWM fan hub at the back of the case, while maintaining the three pull fans on the PCB mounted to the Predator itself. You'll need a couple of Y fan splitters like these to be able to connect 2 fans per header on the hub though.

You should first try the Vardars, they are very good rad fans. Then, if for some reason you are unhappy with them, maybe you can consider swapping them.

Got it. The 3 new additional fans to the Primo hub with Y splitters. Thank you smile.gif
By default the Vardars are in Pull configuration right ? Any advices for the push fans ? I saw mentioned here Gentle Typhoon a couple of time.
 
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Gentle Typhoon or Noctua. I am usimg both and actually find my noctua to be a bit quieter when it spins up.
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Ok, I don't know if this has been answered but here goes. I just sold my custom loop since it was a stipulation that it be included with the PC I sold to the buyer. I'm going to be temporarily using a AIO until sometime late next year. Can the DDC in the EK Predator be used as a stand alone pump and if I remove the shroud next to the radiator, will it just be a normal EK PE 240mm rad? Yes, I plan on ripping the Predator apart to use with acrylic tubing.

If he puts that up for the price suggested that thing won't last 20 minutes. Shoot if I can get it from him I will buy an AMD block for it instead of waiting for the AMD kit to launch. My brother could have Xmas present in November. biggrin.gif

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Got it. The 3 new additional fans to the Primo hub with Y splitters. Thank you smile.gif
By default the Vardars are in Pull configuration right ? Any advices for the push fans ? I saw mentioned here Gentle Typhoon a couple of time.

Yes, they are in pull. You could use another set of three Vardars F4-120ER too.
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If he puts that up for the price suggested that thing won't last 20 minutes. Shoot if I can get it from him I will buy an AMD block for it instead of waiting for the AMD kit to launch. My brother could have Xmas present in November. biggrin.gif

~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif

That video annoyed me. Custom loop elitist. I didn't like how he lumped the Predator in with all the other AIO expandable units. This is a whole different animal imo.

Also saying that the tubing wasn't good looking. That is purely subjective as I think it looks very nice. Love the matte look.

Just thought I'd rant a bit on his fairly uninformed video.
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Soo, got my gpu block and backplate.





As you notice, both the fittings are at the bottom, so expect to have some tubing twisting around in the case.

I'll do the setup tomorrow and post pics.

Quick look at the setup before adding the gpu block


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If he puts that up for the price suggested that thing won't last 20 minutes. Shoot if I can get it from him I will buy an AMD block for it instead of waiting for the AMD kit to launch. My brother could have Xmas present in November. biggrin.gif

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That video annoyed me. Custom loop elitist. I didn't like how he lumped the Predator in with all the other AIO expandable units. This is a whole different animal imo.

Also saying that the tubing wasn't good looking. That is purely subjective as I think it looks very nice. Love the matte look.

Just thought I'd rant a bit on his fairly uninformed video.

He was actually relatively nice being elitist. He laid it out acceptibally imho, considering as he stated that he's not into AIOs as well as the people he typically encounters visit his business. I figure that would be why EK didn't consider sending him a unit to review.

Personally an AIO is not what I would typically look at anymore. My brother and my clientele are more geared for that kind of cooling solution. I had an AIO (h50) but that was years ago and while I enjoyed it, I got it to see how watercooling fared over air and with those results I jumped in both feet. Knowing now what I do about the costs involved I would've gone with Predator after the h50.

Although I did agree with Daz about the block aspect. But am satisfied with their offering ftmp. I personally looked up how much that setup would cost to piecemeal together a loop and it's about $300 w/o a proper Res and fillport/drain setup. So entirely worthwhile imho for those who don't wish to maintain a loop. His issue with the tubing only stems from customer usage of clear tubing and dyes. Can't blame him for pointing out rubber tubing being somewhat bland to the eye. Nothing wrong with that imho. I intend to get my brother one and change it out for blue hardline tubing.

My brother only needs to cool his CPU so the change will look sharp and keep space at a premium in his system. thumb.gif

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He was actually relatively nice being elitist. He laid it out acceptibally imho, considering as he stated that he's not into AIOs as well as the people he typically encounters visit his business. I figure that would be why EK didn't consider sending him a unit to review.

Personally an AIO is not what I would typically look at anymore. My brother and my clientele are more geared for that kind of cooling solution. I had an AIO (h50) but that was years ago and while I enjoyed it, I got it to see how watercooling fared over air and with those results I jumped in both feet. Knowing now what I do about the costs involved I would've gone with Predator after the h50.

Although I did agree with Daz about the block aspect. But am satisfied with their offering ftmp. I personally looked up how much that setup would cost to piecemeal together a loop and it's about $300 w/o a proper Res and fillport/drain setup. So entirely worthwhile imho for those who don't wish to maintain a loop. His issue with the tubing only stems from customer usage of clear tubing and dyes. Can't blame him for pointing out rubber tubing being somewhat bland to the eye. Nothing wrong with that imho. I intend to get my brother one and change it out for blue hardline tubing.

My brother only needs to cool his CPU so the change will look sharp and keep space at a premium in his system. thumb.gif

~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif

Again the tubing is subjective and this just barely falls under the AIO umbrella. This really is a custom loop pre-assembled.
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I agree with that. Just pointing out his unboxing video is rather subjective is all.

He is in the business, and it's not like he trashed on the Predator. Heck, he even points out the pump is the best to be had for an AIO. thumb.gif

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Got it. The 3 new additional fans to the Primo hub with Y splitters. Thank you smile.gif
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By default the Vardars are in Pull configuration right ? Any advices for the push fans ? I saw mentioned here Gentle Typhoon a couple of time.
Just bear in mind that the phantek hub is not a pwm hub if you're getting 4 pin fans it controls voltage .you would be better off using the ek hub if it's true pwm hub or other options are swiftech hub or http://www.akasa.com.tw/search.php?seed=AK-CB002
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