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There is absolutely no doubt that it is a lovely block!
 
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The AN stands for anthracite, which is the color of the block top.

Ah, good to know!
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post #243 of 601
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Originally Posted by ruffhi View Post

I PM'd iBruce ...
... and he said I should email Jeremy at PPCs.

So I did ... and I got a reply ...

Testor also has white versions.


The EK Vertical 120mm UNI mount part began with (4) 120mmx120mm mounting legs/feet, which I asked Jeremy to remove so as to increase the number of placement options in the lower S8S chamber, at the time I was planning an XRES REVO and horizontal D5 mount. Later moved to an XTOP REVO in clear plexi and D5 vertical mount and separate reservoir, so again I marked and Jeremy cut, he applied the testors black enamel both times handing the newly cut and painted part to me in the parking lot of PPCS warning not to touch the part, the enamel was still drying.

He did a wonderful job. smile.gif







     
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post #244 of 601
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I ended up getting some Sharpies (paint!) from Home Depot ... it did a pretty good job.
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Edited by ruffhi - 7/2/16 at 2:22pm
post #246 of 601
Looking good! Love the look of the res coming out the top.
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Originally Posted by nzphil View Post

Looking good! Love the look of the res coming out the top.

Thx for the post nzphil. I really like the top of the res too. The one down side of putting everything together is that if I want to (say) drill another passthrough in the bottom panel, I have to take everything apart frown.gif.

I'm starting to look at plumbing and coming out of the pedestal I am planning on going into a 90° then up to the CPU block. A barrow 90° plus a monsoon econ fitting are about 0.5mm too high. The bottom flex-bay will contain the ODD player and, currently, an ODD installed there will sit on the monsoon fitting.

So ... back to my planning thread ... where I recorded some 90° fitting heights ...

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Originally Posted by ruffhi View Post

Lets talk about 90° rotary fittings. From what I can see, these are your options ...

The real question is ... how much room is there between the bottom of a radiator and the floor of the case in a CaseLabs Mercury S5 pedestal? If there is 30mm or more then my drain idea will work easily. If there is 25mm or less then I will have to think of something else. Between 25mm and 30mm ... then it will have to be a 'wait and see' proposition.

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Bitspower


EK AF


Koolance


Swiftech

Has anyone had any experience with the Koolance Swiveling Angle Fitting?
post #248 of 601
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I've installed the motherboard, PSU, SSD and pumps. I have also added my 24-pin foot ... I now know how long my main power cable extension needs to be .. 12 inches. Well, 11" actually, but I added an inch margin.

Here are some links to a discussion on how much shorter the inner wire of an extension cable should be to generate the 'curve' ...

I've also placed an order with aqua-tuning for ...
  • Aquacomputer aquaero 6 PRO USB
  • Aquacomputer Passive heat sink for aquaero 6, black
  • Aquacomputer faceplate for aquaero 5 and 6 PRO Aluminium black
  • Aquacomputer flow rate sensor "high flow USB" G1/4

There isn't much I can do re tubing until the flow rate sensor gets here (not exactly sure where this will go ... depends on size) so I may as well sit around working on my main power cable extension. I can also think about the 2 x 8-pin extensions.
post #249 of 601
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I have a question for you ... my color scheme is based on the liquorice allsorts sweet.
liquorice allsorts picture (Click to show)
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The main build is black and white with color accents. Now ... the question ... which sleeving color scheme should I use for the 24-pin extension. The green is fairly fluro but doesn't appear to want appear correctly. I could use pink / black / yellow / black / orange too.

Also ... should I use black or white connectors to plug into my motherboard?


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post #250 of 601
Black, just goes much better with the motherboard itself thumb.gif
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