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post #1 of 15
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Just double checking that all my ducks are in a row here before I pull the trigger...

What I have:
  • D-TEK FuZion
  • Swiftech MCW-60
  • Black Ice GTX360 (en route)
  • 3x Panaflo M1's (pending trade with dr4gon for my current heatsink)
  • Swiftech MCP-655 Vario


What I think I need:
  • 12' Masterkleer 7/16" tubing
  • Ramsinks for GPU (MCW-60 didn't come with)
  • G80 Adapter plate for MCW-60 (didn't come with)
  • Worm drive clamps
  • PT Nuke
  • Swiftech MicroRes

I don't think I'll need any antifreeze (aka G11) as I'm not running any dissimilar metals, and I'm fairly certain the distilled water around here is close enough to pH 7, ira...
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post #2 of 15
Looking good so far. You can get some Swiffy ram and mosfet sinks but you may have to shorten the ram sinks that are directly under the barbs on the MCW60.
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post #3 of 15
Hiya afzsom

I am compelled to comment on the Siftech Res.

It is a really nice and compact reservoir that has a lot of flexibilty insofar as mounting; it is also quite easy to bleed.

My only complaint about them is how difficult it is to clean them should one get something nasty growing in it, or if additives or dyes leave a "waterline".

Pipe cleaners and the like will reach all the tight spots, but is it is still a PITA.

Don't get me wrong... I really like the Micro-Res, I have a couple that I still use.


but...

The EK Multi line of reservoirs are cylindrical and both ends unscrew - sooo much easier for maintenance.

Note that the EK 150 costs twice as much as the Micro Res, and that the design has a tendency to create a vortex in the cylinder. There is a flat piece of acrylic that is marketed specifically to address this issue.

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post #4 of 15
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Tempting...very tempting, but the only coolant I ever plan on running is distilled and PT Nuke, nothing else. No additives, no dye bombs, no Feser or FluidXP...so "waterlines" don't bug me. Reservoir won't ever be seen, its not one of your show cases after all...
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post #5 of 15
I take it we have seen the dye goop .
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post #6 of 15
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Hmm, well Petra's appears to be out of stock on the MC8800 ramsink kit. Would a D-TEK Unisink suffice?

Edit: Yikes...apparently Petra's is out of that too.... What to do...what to do...I could just order up some fans + ramsinks over at Performance-PCs.com...
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post #7 of 15
I believe that was made for the 8800GTX only. You might be able to make it fit but I don't know.
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post #8 of 15
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They made one for the G80 GTS as well...

I think I'll just go grab 3x Panaflo M1's and the MC8800 ramsinks kit from Performance-PCs.com, lets go for push/pull!
Edited by afzsom - 5/31/08 at 8:35am
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post #9 of 15
The Uni-sink is really rather decent.

You may want to check clearance between the Block barbs and the face of the Uni sink as I had quite the struggle getting zip-ties over the tubing and between the mininmal gap. But... then again I am using 3/4" OD tubing.

As far as Micro Res ~ I really do like them, but as MomijiTMO pointed out I had an ugly meeting with some gunk.... but that was probably the fluid I was using (which btw I will not use again).
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post #10 of 15
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Originally Posted by afzsom View Post
Just double checking that all my ducks are in a row here before I pull the trigger...

What I have:
  • D-TEK FuZion
  • Swiftech MCW-60
  • Black Ice GTX360 (en route)
  • 3x Panaflo M1's (pending trade with dr4gon for my current heatsink)
  • Swiftech MCP-655 Vario


What I think I need:
  • 12' Masterkleer 7/16" tubing
  • Ramsinks for GPU (MCW-60 didn't come with)
  • G80 Adapter plate for MCW-60 (didn't come with)
  • Worm drive clamps
  • PT Nuke
  • Swiftech MicroRes

I don't think I'll need any antifreeze (aka G11) as I'm not running any dissimilar metals, and I'm fairly certain the distilled water around here is close enough to pH 7, ira...
Still pending trade? .... but yeah, looks good.
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