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post #18741 of 28613
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Originally Posted by djamorpheus View Post
Could you explain a bit more in detail of how you attached certain components, like the res,pump, and rad. I was thinking about using a 120 radbox but your way seems better.
Well it begins with planning the loop.
What components will you be cooling?
Next is reading, reading, and more reading about blocks, rads, pumps, and fans.

The res is attached to a fill port mounted into the top of the case. One of the 2 bottom fittings of the res goes to the input of the pump (the other is the return).

The pump output line goes to the rad. The rad is externally mounted with z brackets to the back of the case.

The rad output (cooled air) goes to the cpu block, cpu to GPU block, GPU block back to res.

I also put in a drain line that goes out the back of the case.

Lay your plan out on paper and take precise measurements of case space and component LxWxH. You will be amazed that all of those ideas won't fit even if you mutilate your case.

Buy your parts based on size (that fits) and budget. Layout the loop in the case before any permanent mounting, to be very sure of the layout.

As my Dad told me (rhs) many times..."Measure twice, cut once."

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post #18742 of 28613
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It's official. I'm part of the group.

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post #18743 of 28613
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So would it would have to be a GTX2xx? Because the newegg is out, time start searching
If he is near a Micro Center? $46.00
Edit: Sorry my bad, forget all the above, it was for the cooler not the VGA.
Edited by H969 - 3/1/11 at 1:40pm
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post #18744 of 28613
Just ordered my scout along with 3 120mm fans and 2 140mm fans all black with white blades. Also ordered the cpu in my sig to try and upgrade this board. Ordered a dif. Heatsink and white led strips x3. Will post pics of build and finished product.
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post #18745 of 28613
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Just ordered my scout along with 3 120mm fans and 2 140mm fans all black with white blades. Also ordered the cpu in my sig to try and upgrade this board. Ordered a dif. Heatsink and white led strips x3. Will post pics of build and finished product.
I like the colors you picked!
Sounds like a winner! A man with a plan!
Please post some pics when your parts come in.....
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post #18746 of 28613
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Guys, do you know default fans (in case) runs at full speed? If not, how can I run them at full speed? and rpms?
I know default speeds for the 140mm at top and the front of the case are '1,000'RPM.. Not sure about the 120mm on back of the case???
Either it's 1,200rpm or 1,500rpm... I think someone posted a few hundred post's back..LOL That the back 120mm fan spin's at '1,200rpm!!!

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post #18747 of 28613
Just ordered a Rasa 750 RS240 Kit.....dont know why besides it looked cool LOL.......
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post #18748 of 28613
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I think nvidia cards tend to be more expensive because your paying for the brand. And it really depends what sort of game he is into. I used to know loads about nvidia but over time i drifted over to ATI. The GPU i have will play all the Call of Dutys, BFBC2, Red Alert 3, Just Cause 2, Grand Theft Auto And loads more on full settings just fine. In fact when games are limited or have V-Sync on the FPS are usually maxed out to the maximum limit. So if you go for ATI get the 5770 up to the 5890 (And i go for XFX)
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1. SLI/Crossfire must be same speed (GPU & memory clock)
2. Unless you run multiple monitors you're not gonna get your money's worth compared to 1 high-end card.
3. The best cards are the ones with the most overclocking potential, most important, the ability to adjust GPU voltage. A properly overclocked VGA will yield significant benefits.
4. I was a long time NVidia user, but since I went to the ATI HD5850, I may never go back.
I feel the same way about AMD. The last NVidia I bought was an 8800GT and did they milk that one. I found a new GTX260 for $99 but its a BFG and he doesn't feel comfortable going down that road if there are problems with the card. The GTX260's are not worth the money they are asking for them. I told him if he wants more GPU power to go for a newer card.

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Welcome to my nightmare. After months of planning and asking the same questions, I went with...See Pics of my rig.
I love a water cooled Scout What was the questions you kept asking? I know the one I kept asking my self was, how am I going to fit all of this inside this case?
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post #18749 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Blue Destroyer View Post
Just ordered a Rasa 750 RS240 Kit.....dont know why besides it looked cool LOL.......
It is a great kit for the money, I know I'm loving mine. Where are you going to mount the rad?
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post #18750 of 28613
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It is a great kit for the money, I know I'm loving mine. Where are you going to mount the rad?
I have no clue....I was thinking of either back mounting or putting it in my lian-li cutting the top out and installing it there
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