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Just sayin', I know a lot of people are against water cooling RAM, VRMs, and Chipsets. I know it's just added restriction and isn't really worth the cost of all the blocks and fittings.

 

But can anyone tell me that it doesn't look amazing?!

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man i love blue evan thow people say its over used i will always love blue nice job man smile.gif
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Yeah, its a bit misleading but they're not "silver", just nickel or chrome plated brass (and sometimes copper) fittings. I used run them in my MM build with red tube:
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Trying to figure out how your loop is run made my brain actually pause for a moment. I thought a giant rotating beach ball appeared as well, but it turned out someone was just watching a video with flashy lights across from me...
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Compression rotaries are not THAT expensive if you are willing to mix them a bit. Got mine for something like 0.9 to 1.6 euros a piece but mix of colors few blacks, several copper ones and couple of silvery ones from Aquatuning - whatever was fitting and happened to be at discount. Thats for 8/10mm tubing as they were the cheapest, larger ones go for a higher price indeed.

No pictures yet - still waiting for my shipment and even after that will take a while to mod the case assemble the thing. It will not look good at all I would imagine - same as my motorcycles wink.gif I'm man of function over looks most of the time and few dents here or there do not prevent function usually wink.gif
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thats the thing, why get compressions if not for looks?
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Easier to take apart if needed I think. With barbs reattaching the hose afterwards does not seem as reliable. And my system will be mobile carried arond twice a day so I feel I need all the connection reliabilty I can get in this regard.

Edit: I think I should clarify - I'm not planning to deattach the tubing twice a day - I'm panning to carry the whole thing, however I had an impression that compressions are harder to mess up, especially when doing it first time. Now throw in the vibration and small deformations when dragging the stuff around and they just seemed better idea. Especially considering that they were not that much more expensive. And I'm not opposed to good looks so if I do happen to have some spare time I might paint em (outside) for uniform looks or perhaps electrolyte some suitable layer (say - copper or silver perhaps) on them. Electrolyting is not that hard takes just a small battery, few wires, solution and chunk of suitable metal for making the coating.
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Hey guys, I had a question regarding cooling a 2500k and a gtx580. I have a 600t from my last build and will use it for my new build and was wondering if one 240 radiator and a 200 phobey is enough to cool a 2500k and one gtx580?
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I'm pretty sure I've seen people use a little soap before.
Also, your avatar is awesome tongue.gif

 

 

 

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Yeah doubt soap would do anything to the pump, but you might flush and fill a couple times to get as much of it out to be on the safe side. thinking.gif
I too love that Avvy. Awesome stuff. I don't mind Intel, but you reap what you sow if you badmouthed AMD and shunned BD. biggrin.gif
~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif

 

Thanks, and thanks.

I'll look into it after the weekend, I'm going to be out of town.

 

The reservoir looks like a bubble bath.

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thats the thing, why get compressions if not for looks?

I have them so I can clean out my loop without having to buy new tubing. With barbs I always used zip ties to secure them, but the problem with this is that when i removed the tubing a lot of the time I'd end up cutting the tubing or the zip tie would puncture the tubing were it hugged the barb.

Compression fittings are just easier to use in this respect.

I use XSPC fittings, which are still more expensive than barbed fittings, but are more reasonably priced.
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