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Are there any plans to make a pump/res combo version of the X4?
    
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Does anyone have pictures of this resevoir filled with a coloured coolant? I'm curious as to how the effect of the lighting looks.
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Does anyone have pictures of this resevoir filled with a coloured coolant? I'm curious as to how the effect of the lighting looks.

I have some pics with distilled water during a leak test after reassembly.

The 15 LEDs are extremely bright and warm to the touch when running at 12volts.




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Does anyone have pictures of this resevoir filled with a coloured coolant? I'm curious as to how the effect of the lighting looks.

I have one coming soon. When I will receive it, I will do a few shots with the different dye I have on hands. thumb.gif
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I have one coming soon. When I will receive it, I will do a few shots with the different dye I have on hands. thumb.gif

Great to hear!
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Welp, RIP X4. Was trying to remove the top to adjust my intake tube to another port.


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Welp, RIP X4. Was trying to remove the top to adjust my intake tube to another port.
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MY GOD MAN! eek.gif

The glass on the X4 is so thick, you did that with your hands?


As a sidebar, those flow tubes look very sexy. tongue.gif
     
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Oh man ... I hope you are OK! frown.gif
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MY GOD MAN! eek.gif

The glass on the X4 is so thick, you did that with your hands?


As a sidebar, those flow tubes look very sexy. tongue.gif

Yep, just my hands and some gloves so I could grip the tube while I tried to get the top off. That inner o-ring seal was no joke.

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Oh man ... I hope you are OK! frown.gif

Yep, just had to do a lot of cleaning glass shards that flew around the room.


Overall I'm pretty disappointed with the X4. Struggled with the res pretty much for a month, RMA'd it once. Always had trouble trying to put the end caps on again, and obviously had trouble getting the end caps off. Also had issues with the mounting mechanism, the res was gripped tight while it was in its box, but you have to stretch the metal rings out in order to remove it and for some reason the metal stayed stretched out so the reservoir would just slide in and out of the bottom ring. Had to manually squeeze the bottom ring together again to try to get it to hold again, but it never held the same. The fan mount worked out much better.

For a reservoir that pretty much requires you to take it apart in order to either do the LED strip or the suction/fill tube, it was a complete pain to disassemble/reassemble. I liked the 80mm OD, filled out my case nicely while I had it in, so I'll probably have to find something similar.
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I have one coming soon. When I will receive it, I will do a few shots with the different dye I have on hands. thumb.gif

You ever end up doing this Akira... i was planning on getting this and wanted to see how it would look with pastel red and other colors.
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