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post #20421 of 28613
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
That makes a lot of sense. It would be quite interesting to do some tests at different flow rates to see where the optimum setting is.

As a corroboration, one of the things that people who build high performance engines found out is that using hi-flow water pumps caused overheating as it move too much water too fast to allow the radiators to cope with it. The hi-flow water pumps are designed for show cars, parade cars, and boulevard cruisers that spend their time at lower than normal rpms and need to compensate to achieve optimum water flow. High rpm engines actually use low flow water pumps for the very reason you brought up. They do use heavy duty versions though with better bearings, impellers, etc., but they dial the flow back to match the conditions.
Exactly. NASCAR uses high pressure low volume cooling systems for they're engines. That's how they get away with 240* temps without boilout. The high pressure raises the boiling point.
    
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Rockr69, still on track to get some windows cut this weekend? Have had several people MSG wanting me to do a write up on the etching... need the mats first though.
    
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post #20423 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Kaneda13 View Post
Rockr69, still on track to get some windows cut this weekend? Have had several people MSG wanting me to do a write up on the etching... need the mats first though.
10-4. Will ship tomorrow.
    
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post #20424 of 28613
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Originally Posted by vercomtech View Post
Looks great! Good job! I just finished a similar build using the ASUS Sabertooth

One helpful hint with your 8-pin CPU cable:
  1. Run it tight behind the PSU, out the back (you may have to pull the PSU out a bit)
  2. Run it up and over the top of / behind the motherboard (through the MB cutout)
I will try and post a pic of how I have mine run later this evening as I still have lots to do with cable management.
Thanks for your info, I think it will work. I also found the hole behind PSU, I will take it off and rewire the cable this weekend.
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post #20425 of 28613
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10-4. Will ship tomorrow.
    
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post #20426 of 28613
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Originally Posted by BdBanshee View Post
That looks stealth all in black, nice job!
thanks. I tried to get the black corsair mem, just before I made payment it went out of stock, so I grab the blue one, a little out of tune
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post #20427 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Rockr69 View Post
Your choice for the 140mm fan looks fine, but the fan you have in mind for the H50 is completely wrong. You need good static pressure to push air through a radiator. This means large blades. Imagine this, fill your bathtub up and then using two fingers run them through the water. You'll end up moving some water. Now use your whole hand with your hand flat like a paddle and run it through the water. Using the same muscle energy as before in your arm, you'll move a ton more water. That's what you want in a radiator fan. Also it has been determined many times in this thread that pulling air out of the case through the H50 is far superior to pushing it in.
In that case, I guess I'll just use the one that comes with it behind, and maybe throw on another for push/pull, although I don't know if it'll really be necessary since I won't be overclocking for the time being and it's just an Phenom II 965 @ 3.4 GHz

In other news

Ordered the slim slot load drive . Hopefully I can have that all put together this weekend. For the time being I plan on just getting my psu and having my cable situation all sorted exactly the way I want it, I just can't decide if I wan't to sleeve the cables myself or buy the ones from performance pcs. Thoughts?
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post #20428 of 28613
I got my scout today! and I have a few questions for you guys.

first I've seen some scouts with an extra fan where the drive bays are located. which size fan would fit while only using 3 bays?

also I noticed the scout the have rubber underneath where you install your PSU. What do you guys recommend putting there to reduce vibration/noise?
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Power button doesn't work. Just kills the power. SOMETIMES it actually properly shutdowns. And if the computer isn't fully on, the "power" button just restarts it.
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