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post #11 of 33
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post #12 of 33
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lol coffee,that is soo true

ok while i am waiting for the bloody postal service to get their a$$ in gear,time to get on with other things,so here we go..........


This is the mobo going in



and after a quick chat with Marcus who said that these boards dont really need w/c,I will be going single loop with my cpu and gfx card only through two 240mm bix rads.

As for the colour scheme I am thinking of going gloss black inside and using car paint for the outside Vauxhall Gunmetal grey

so with that in mind any ideas of colours for my loop?
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post #13 of 33
Well, Don't go for yellow in the loop

It'll look like wee...and a watercooling system that looks like its cooled with human urine is never a good look.

Green...Hate to be obvious. Also to steal someone elses idea (I think it was prosser) who is having black water.
post #14 of 33
I personally prefer the orange DFI color scheme over their new green colors; but they do have a great layout

you could use a neon green for the WC to match the board.
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post #15 of 33
I try not to assault my delivery guys, i see them a lot, atleast i have in the past. I love the case; Bravo to you for going with a full tower white box... I love my beige soho. Thats a sweet box... It looks as though u will have to do modding to fit a decent WC setup though. What is the size of the fan port at the top rear of the back? nm it looks like an 80mm... you could go with some Optical drive bay mounted radiators. You could fit approx. 2 in that many optical bays and still have room for one optical drive. the other option is to cut out a large hole in the back where that one fan port is and mount a 120mm rad there You could actually mount two 120mm rads in different places and just pass the water through both of them; cooled once, then cooled again, then back to the res... I dont see enough space anywhere on the inside to mount a dual 120mm, but u could go with my idea and just hang it off the back or top of the machine with ports for tubes. the only thing that comes out of my case to the rad is tubes... I made no other holes for it so it does its job outside the case, where it should be. Ideally the heat being expelled from the rad should not have a chance to linger in the case.
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Edited by White1Widow - 8/1/08 at 9:27am
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post #16 of 33
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updated post 2 with some rather disturbing pics!!!

@white1widow:the fan port at the top is a 92mm one,and I am still unsure what to do with that the moment,and as you can see by my rather jagged holes there is enough room for 2 240mm rads.

Now here's where I need some advice,how am I going to open the front of the case to provide air for my front rad due to the curvature of the case?

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post #17 of 33
Bondo, cant go wrong.

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post #18 of 33
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Originally Posted by nepas View Post
ok,its time to post some pics of what happens when I am let loose with power tools,and tbh the results are very painful


I really cannot cut a straight line......






look at the mess of this one after i measured it wrong(but when the fan grills are on its not noticeable,luckily):
that stuff is fine as long as it doesnt show when you assemble everything...
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post #19 of 33
i wouldnt do anything on the front... if you try to cut that curved surface and mount something to it you will i am afraid... ruin the entire project, with disasterous consequinces. just mount at the top where you already cut some holes... go with a dual 120mm rad if its not enough, andd another single 120mm elsewhere.
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post #20 of 33
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I already have the 2 240mm rads now,so it would be a waste not to use them both.I may just cut some vertical lines in the front that follow the lines in the front already and just use mesh behind that
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