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post #58451 of 106075
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Originally Posted by cyphon View Post

Usually parallel gets you more evenly cooled GPUs across the board than series. The flow is the same across all 3 cards in parallel, so you would be having flow problems over all 3 if you were having flow problems at all.

What does your loop consist of? What pump?

mcp35x2, 2x 480x60's, 1x 360, res>front rad>bottom rad>gpu's>top rad>cpu>res.

increasing pump speed makes zero difference... possible it's a bad mount. Maybe not enough CLU.
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post #58452 of 106075
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mcp35x2, 2x 480x60's, 1x 360, res>front rad>bottom rad>gpu's>top rad>cpu>res.

increasing pump speed makes zero difference... possible it's a bad mount. Maybe not enough CLU.

Probably a bad mount. I run parallel with my tri-sli'd 780's, and the temps are pretty much the same across all 3 +- a degree.
    
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post #58453 of 106075
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Probably a bad mount. I run parallel with my tri-sli'd 780's, and the temps are pretty much the same across all 3 +- a degree.

Guess i'll have to tare it apart when the motherboard shroud comes in. Good thing I ordered a massive oversupply of FujiPoly extreme, a 30g tube of PK3, & three syringes of CLU.
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post #58454 of 106075
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Switched over to my fifth Silverstone case in a row, TJ08-E, will post a pic of insides later.

Also ditched internal drives for the 4TB external that you can see to keep the mess down to a minimum.
Did you sell your White RV02? I've been thinking of downsizing myself, I can't seem to pick a mATX I like that will handle a two block loop.
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post #58455 of 106075
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Speedfan comes to mind first. And most asus driver disks come with a fan control software. It's usually part of the Asus AI Suite.

Speedfan doesn't work on a lot of Asus Boards ..... doesn't work on M6F. FanXpert 2 is part of AISuite

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I thought you were going to have the tube res so fluid came in the top and out the bottom so it was actually part of the flow path, why did you change it so both the inlet and outlet are at the bottom, how is the air supposed to get out of the reservoir if the fluid comes in the bottom and out there too?

Losing track of whose build is who but no top ports on rad to use as vent ?


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That's the problem it might have to be in the $100-$250 range. I just don't know that I can afford one of those CaseLabs. I suppose I could stash my acorns for a month or two to get one though.

"Case of the Year" Enthoo Primo is $209 after $20 MIR on newegg ..... can fit twin 480s in P/P + a 240 ..... ir a 420 + 280 + 240

I'm using the 280 + 420 with 1200 rpm fans on 4.6 GHz 4770k and twin 780s w/ 25+% OC. Fans dead silent, GPUs at 39C under Furmark and CPU at 74C. They just showed their two new versions at CES, The Luxe and Pro.... $139 and $89.


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mcp35x2, 2x 480x60's, 1x 360, res>front rad>bottom rad>gpu's>top rad>cpu>res.

increasing pump speed makes zero difference... possible it's a bad mount. Maybe not enough CLU.

I'm similar situation .... have a 420 + 280 w/ 1200 rpm fans and my w/ the 35x2 and my delta T across the rads is about 4C at low speeds and 2.0 at higher speeds.
Edited by JackNaylorPE - 1/12/14 at 11:30am
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Speedfan doesn't work on a lot of Asus Boards ..... doesn't work on M6F. FanXpert 2 is part of AISuite
Yep, speedfan doesn't work for me either. I think I'll just set it at the highest speed possible in BIOS before it becomes too audible.
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So I've been throwing around the idea of getting a custom loop for a little while. My only problem is that I bring my computer back and forth to school on the major holiday breaks (maybe 4 or 5 times a year). Do you think it would be reasonable to get a custom loop or should I stick to my H100i for now? I get to school by driving ~3 hours on the interstate if that makes any difference.
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As long as everything is sealed and tight I think it would be fine. You could always drain your loop prior to the road trip too if it worries you that much. I recently moved into a house and put my rig in the front seat while it was still full and drove a half an hour on roads full of pot holes and speed bumps and nothing came loose
Edit: I should also mention that the case at the time had a horizontal mobo layout so GPU weight wasn't as issue as Jimhans1 mentioned below
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So I've been throwing around the idea of getting a custom loop for a little while. My only problem is that I bring my computer back and forth to school on the major holiday breaks (maybe 4 or 5 times a year). Do you think it would be reasonable to get a custom loop or should I stick to my H100i for now? I get to school by driving ~3 hours on the interstate if that makes any difference.

I wouldn't be so worried about leaking honestly, but a GPU with a waterblock mounted is a very heavy component, I would want the case to lay down so the PCIe slots were at the bottom to keep the card from putting strain on the motherboard and maybe damaging it. Otherwise, you should be just fine. I've transported many WC systems that way cross country to different LAN events with zero issues.
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Ok, thanks guys. Do you think that it would work better with rigid acrylic or just standard tubing? Also, it would probably only be a CPU loop for now, I'll add a GPU once I get one I'm satisfied keeping for a while. Last thing, since I live in the dorms at school for now, it would be kind of difficult to drain/fill the loop every time I bring it home, especially for the one week vacations.
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WD Caviar SE16 250GB Sony Optiarc IDE Combo Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit Hanns-G 17" 8ms 1440x900 
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