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I just purchased about 350$ worth of upgrades for my loop. What do you think?

D-Tek Fuzion CPU Waterblock
Danger Den 8800 GTS Waterblock
Swiftech Micro Reservoir
Danger Den DDC 12v 18w Pump

All my components will be running on 3/8" tubing and I have a 3x120 mm radiator which came with my case. Think I will be able to cool my components pretty good with this set up?

I also think I will try my hand at lapping while I got the waterblock off which I hope will help alot too.
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good, bad, ugly?
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post #3 of 25
looks good,which waterblock are you planning to lap?
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It looks good.. ...Why didn't you go with 1/2" for it?...It would flow better..
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post #5 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by liqwidstyx View Post
I just purchased about 350$ worth of upgrades for my loop. What do you think?

D-Tek Fuzion CPU Waterblock
Danger Den 8800 GTS Waterblock
Swiftech Micro Reservoir
Danger Den DDC 12v 18w Pump

All my components will be running on 3/8" tubing and I have a 3x120 mm radiator which came with my case. Think I will be able to cool my components pretty good with this set up?

I also think I will try my hand at lapping while I got the waterblock off which I hope will help alot too.
hmmm mixing high quality stuff with low Tt stuff?
could turn out bad, those Tt rads are bad!! i had them before and the zinc paint started peeling off the barbs after about a week.
Be careful and watch your loop!
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post #6 of 25
Yeah really he could throw in a GTS rad and have a high end rig with 1/2" tubing...
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post #7 of 25
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hmmm mixing high quality stuff with low Tt stuff?
could turn out bad, those Tt rads are bad!! i had them before and the zinc paint started peeling off the barbs after about a week.
Be careful and watch your loop!
why is it bad? its got 3x120 mm fans on it. What could go wrong? maybe if i have problems ill rip it out and throw anther 3x120 mm rad in its spot. im gonna try it out though. I am lapping the d-tek BTW. Ive never lapped before though so i hope i dont hurt anything.
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post #8 of 25
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well the radiator has 3/8" fittings so i figured whats the point of going 1/2" if its just gonna get bottlenecked by the rad ya know?
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post #9 of 25
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Originally Posted by liqwidstyx View Post
why is it bad? its got 3x120 mm fans on it. What could go wrong? maybe if i have problems ill rip it out and throw anther 3x120 mm rad in its spot. im gonna try it out though. I am lapping the d-tek BTW. Ive never lapped before though so i hope i dont hurt anything.
if that rad starts to give out on the paint and have some aluminium inside it, say bye bye to all that wc gear you just bought, umm not true, you can clean and keep the res lol.
I started getting this "muck" sort of stuff with my Bigwater 745 and it turned out to be galvanic corrosion, think i got the wrong spelling, and thats after just 2 months of running the loop. It was really bad, spoiled all my copper Waterblocks and everything.
Thats what could happen
And do you really know what materials Tt use to make that rad?
I highly doubt they are good quality ones.
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post #10 of 25
I would have gone good o'le heatercore with 1/2"

http://www.rigshowcase.com/img/60DjEY4/3145.jpg still love my Bonnie

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