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Still bored waiting for my PSU to return, should be here by the end of this coming week I hope.

Anyhow, I ditched the reservoir in favor of a T line which I like much better. Although the T-line took about 2 days to completely bleed it doesn't have the nasty habit of sucking any air back in like my reservoir did if low. I've also removed the PSU hasard and made filling and draining a little easier I think.









Pondering shroud ideas now...

And a better GPU block pic:
    
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nice 2 rads overkill but tasty. nice NB cooler wondering what that was but i see good job cant wait to finish my case mods to post pics
    
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Thanks!
Yeah two is more than I need, but hoping to get another 8800 at some point. And these were just the inexpensive swifty MCR320's, cost all of $46 ea, so why not..

The NB and SB both have Thermalright HR-05SLI heatsinks on them with some really quiet Hyper 80 x 15mm fans on them, they work well alough a bit bulky.
    
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Looks good...Try to keep the inlet and outlet tubing from touching...I cant tell from the pic if they are or not...If you have your cpu right after the rad you don't want the hotter outlet water warming the cooler inlet water...
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Thanks.
They're not touching right now, but I should probably do some ties to make sure they don't droop and touch over time.

I might also build some deflectors for the PSU exhaust to keep from heating the tubes.
    
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Thanks.
They're not touching right now, but I should probably do some ties to make sure they don't droop and touch over time.

I might also build some deflectors for the PSU exhaust to keep from heating the tubes.
Yeah deflectors are a good idea...You don't want that hot psu air going into your rads....
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Me = love your 2x rad . Whats the outside diamiter of your tubing?
    
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Cool

Most of my tubing is 7/16"ID 5/8" OD Tygon R-3603 and I'm glad I went that route. Most Fittings are no bigger than 7/16" ID anyway, so this size gives you some thicker wall thickness without being so large clamps become an issue and the 7/16" ID size makes for some really nice and snug connections. I only bought 8' and needed a bit more, so my T-line is actually some cheap Home Depot stuff.

I didn't have any trouble getting these on the 1/2" fittings, just used a little coolant to lubricate and pushed them on. This tygon is really flexible and easy to work with.
    
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Wasent it hard to fit clamps on the D-tek? i have like no room for clamps.
    
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Wasent it hard to fit clamps on the D-tek? i have like no room for clamps.
It was tight, but not really too bad, with this tubing there was still enough room to slide one hose on, clamp it down, slide the next one on, and slip the clamp into place. After clamped down I have more than 1/16" and just under 1/8" gap between the two clamps.

Something with a larger OD would be hard though.
    
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