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WC BUILD: 2xSwiftech Stealth+Fuzion+Petra'sDDC01+PA120.3

So I decided to water cool my rig, my QX6700 and Ultras run INSANELY HOT.
Here is my build most items from Petra's Tech shop:

1x 2 Red Cathode Kit
1x Red Additive
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1x DDC01 Pump with Petra's Top Modification
1x DTek Fuzion
2x Swiftech Stealth for Ultra's:
http://www.petrastechshop.com/swstfucowafo.html

Anyone have these? Or are they fairly new?

One thing that Intrigued me was this pic:



How is that loop possible...
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post #2 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by nitteo View Post
Just ordered 2x for Ultra's:

http://www.petrastechshop.com/swstfucowafo.html

Anyone have these? Or are they fairly new?
They came out on June 2nd so they are new.

They are also made out of plated aluminum. Don't scratch anywhere that has contact with water.

That loop uses a T-adapter to run the blocks in parallel.
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That loop uses a T-adapter to run the blocks in parallel.
Is that as good as not using a t-line so it goes nb>vga1>vga2>pump ?
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You could run them serially but in this case they wanted something that looked cooler for the picture and perhaps size constraints forced them to use a (quite) different style of loop. I doubt it performs well because you have to make 4 90 degree bends in order to get on the outlet end, not to mention the twists and turns inside the block itself.
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You probably loss pressure at the split.

I would run in serial. One card will be slightly warmer than the other. In parallel, both cards will be closer together in temp but higher temp overall... I think
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They are also made out of plated aluminum. Don't scratch anywhere that has contact with water.
yes, be very careful with those. generally mixing metals in a loop can be bad due to galvanic corrosion. are those going to be the only blocks in the loop?
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yes, be very careful with those. generally mixing metals in a loop can be bad due to galvanic corrosion. are those going to be the only blocks in the loop?
The GPU base is copper. The top is aluminum. The block comes as mixed metals.
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The GPU base is copper. The top is aluminum. The block comes as mixed metals.
oh ok sorry for the confusion. when i was reading about them i saw them relate it to the their GTX CPU block
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No, running a single loop...pump> rad>cpu>nb>vga1>vga2>pump

Edit: Just spoke to Quoc @ Petras... he suggests running a double loop with the ultras by themselves.
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No, running a single loop...pump> rad>cpu>nb>vga1>vga2>pump
what type of rad are you planning on getting?

EDIT: just saw your edit. that would be the ideal way to do it, but does involve more $$$ for pump etc..

if you do plan on still running the single loop i would get a PA12.3 radiator with high CFM fans, or a BIX 120x4 would be better
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