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I'm not sure yet. I was going to save some money and go with a mix of Pentosin G11, PT Nuke and distilled water. I don't see myself being able to justify a $30 bottle of FluidXP...
Me neither!
I use G11 + pt nuke + pt dye and distilled water.
I like to make my own so i know exactly whats going in my loop.
Try not to mix too many chemicals together otherwise you could end up with many problems in your loop.
Simple is good
post #52 of 65
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Update...

Looks like the water setup I want to build is too expensive to be a Christmas gift...so it's being put on hold until I can properly afford to do this. However...a better case is a definite possibility, and would be a useful upgrade before going to water. Right now my case has 4x 80mm case fans, and they're noisy, and don't really allow for much in the way of rad mounting. Plus the case is kind of cramped...so I'm looking for something a little bit bigger.

Lian Li preferred, and anyone who trespasses and suggests a CM690 or Antec 900 (or any other Antecs) will be shot on sight.
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You can get the 86cfm Pana's here a lot cheaper......86cfm Pana
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You can get the 86cfm Pana's here a lot cheaper......86cfm Pana
Que? Did you wander into the wrong thread ira?

Congrats on the fifth flame, by the way. Well deserved.

Oh, budget ~$250 - $300...
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Sorry for the double post and a dredging up of an old thread...but I've now got a more suitable case for this project (internal water). Couple of pics I took during the setup of my lame air setup ():





Note the significant empty space in the bottom section...wonder what kind of rad I can squeeze into that spot? I can probably get a 360GTX into there with little effort...but my goal now is to mod a 480GTX into the bottom there....

Q1: Would that work? The rough measurements say it would work, as long as I drilled out the rivets holding that elevated psu platform and removed that.
Q2: What fan orientation would I be looking at for best performance down there? Side to side (with side panel modifications), or sucking air from the bottom of the case (case floor modifications)?
Q3: Has a 480GTX ever been stuffed internally in a case before? Pics as proof?
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Yea, thats kind of where I got the idea from actually...has anyone human done it though? We all know CD's not human...

If this were to be feasible...what would be the best fan setup? Four fans in push with a shroud? Eight in push/pull with no shrouds? (I'd be using 38mm fans, 25mm are just to...anorexic...)
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with a dremel and ducttape you can perform miracles.
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Which rad are you using? Thicker higher fin per inch rads will do better with pull it seems and push-pull the best....Heres some testing on my 480 GTX it will give you an idea anyway with all the combinations....Part 1- Temp's with and with-out shrouds


Hey Thanks, I just now saw the 5th flame since you mentioned it up there.....I guess I've had it awhile...Ain't I special......
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Not using any radiator at the moment, still on air I'm just trying to plan my route as thoroughly as possible for when I do convert (I keep saying this...college and no degree makes having a full time job difficult...but I will convert!)

I know for sure a 360GTX and pump can fit there in the lower section...my question is whether or not its worth my time (E6600 @ 3.6 and 8800GTS) and money to stuff a 480GTX in there, however cool it would be to do so...
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