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post #31761 of 107767
i had no drain in my first build (huge mistake)..
and filling my res. in my first build was a pain
as i did not plan that aspect of it out that good at the time.
(first comp i ever built let alone a wc'd one)
so i'm sort of jaded now and want no hassles in the future
when i'm draining or filling loop..so i am going all out..lol.
i have all fittings i need for drain also..
but gotta plan that out a bit more so gravity
is doing most of the work..
post #31762 of 107767
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Originally Posted by Ceadderman View Post

I will always recommend both. Good thing my case already had a fillport area built in. It's just a matter of installing the bloody thing around the other tubes at that end. Kinda wish I went with a Xflow Rad instead of the standard body. Oh well I just have to make sure to install the fillport first and then install the Radiator. Right now I just have an open tube sticking out the top of the case. thumb.gif lol
~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif

we got you the first time.biggrin.gif
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@ceadderman:

Pass that Joint. Looks like really fine stuff wink.gif

I reloaded the page twice and tried IE. I really thought my computer was messing with me.
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Originally Posted by LuckyNumber13 View Post

i had no drain in my first build (huge mistake)..
and filling my res. in my first build was a pain
as i did not plan that aspect of it out that good at the time.
(first comp i ever built let alone a wc'd one)
so i'm sort of jaded now and want no hassles in the future
when i'm draining or filling loop..so i am going all out..lol.
i have all fittings i need for drain also..
but gotta plan that out a bit more so gravity
is doing most of the work..

I hear you.
if I had one it'd make it all much easier...
Edited by steelkevin - 11/10/12 at 10:11am
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post #31764 of 107767
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Originally Posted by Fuganater View Post

For all of that I'd just use a barb and some tubing to fill the loop. You really don't need a fill line as much as you need a drain line.

I agree... Fill ports are no big deal tbh... Drain pots are the ones that are crazy helpful thumb.gif
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thanks guys rolleyes.gif
guess WC is a gateway drug to phase cooling, see you guys there! haha

Not sure what ur talking about... LHe was my gateway into WC rolleyes.gif
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post #31765 of 107767
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Originally Posted by Ceadderman View Post

I will always recommend both. Good thing my case already had a fillport area built in. It's just a matter of installing the bloody thing around the other tubes at that end. Kinda wish I went with a Xflow Rad instead of the standard body. Oh well I just have to make sure to install the fillport first and then install the Radiator. Right now I just have an open tube sticking out the top of the case. thumb.gif lol
~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif

I had a DD fill port in the hole you're talking about and it sucked lol. I'd rather just pull out the two 5.25 blanks and fill it with a turkey baster lol.

offtopic.gif Climbin that team rank.
Edited by CalypsoRaz - 11/10/12 at 11:44am
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Redid the loop last week.


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Seriously nice build and pics thumb.gif
    
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sorry to disappoint, but according to this (its in the product page both at PPCS and aplhacool's website) the V2 is only for 7950 reference design and wouldn't work with a 7970 (nor 7950 with 7970 pcb)
i was disappointed at first but on second thought the V1 looks better overall. (and its less restrictive)

Actually the V2 one is the only alphacool block that fits the MSI tf3 both version 1 & 2. Version 2 of the MSI does use the 7970 PCB with the 8 & 6 pin power plugs.
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Seriously nice build and pics thumb.gif
Thanks man! thumb.gif
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Actually the V2 one is the only alphacool block that fits the MSI tf3 both version 1 & 2. Version 2 of the MSI does use the 7970 PCB with the 8 & 6 pin power plugs.

Which is still confusing because according to that chart everything from V1 should be also listed in with V2. I guess the best answer would be to contact Alphacool directly.
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