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post #1 of 16
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OK guys and gals of all ages.

I finally done and very please with the results

Took a few photos of my progress and ingenious ideas.

First was the 1" holes i cut out in the back of the PC. I used automotive valve cover grommets to protect the hose going through.

Secondly, instead of buying another DD shroud. I used tie strap and washered nuts to mount the other 2 fans

I am very impressed with the results and i hope you are to.



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post #2 of 16
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Yes more!

And yes the temps are lower now.

Oh ya,
I would have to say its alot better then this



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post #3 of 16
nice setup man, those temps look good to
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post #4 of 16
Very nice job with the case

Looks much better with the clear tubing then that crap you had before...but you still have a CRAP load of tubing! I know it's nessesary in the loop, so you did do a pretty good job organizing as well as you could
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post #5 of 16
Totally envious...can't handle myself...

I'd get some Panaflo 120s (4 of them) and tie them on the HC personally. I don't like led's much (esp outside a case). But push/pull is (I thought) significantly better than pull. Or whatever you have now. Try putting at least the HC (case too possibly) on the floor as the air is colder down there (and dust too, but meh).

What was wrong with the old tubing? The lattice tubing...btw (water n00b here) that's 1/2" tubing? Is it od or id...?

Anyhow it's MOST impressive...I'm going to have to get water cooling eventually...sigh.
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post #6 of 16
lookin good... you and I have a very similar setup so Ill be sure to look at your setup often when I finally decide to get watercooling...
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post #7 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ouroboros1827
I'd get some Panaflo 120s (4 of them) and tie them on the HC
Already did sir. 2 pushing and 2 pulling. There not Panaflo but they push 78 CFM each. And with my temps, i feel they are doing a great job.


Thank you all for your thoughts.
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post #8 of 16
How did you mount the fans to the HC?

Can you be specific, cause I'm planning to get a Dual HC soon and I do'nt want to buy the fan shroud from DD for $15 each
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post #9 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mikey122687
How did you mount the fans to the HC?

Can you be specific, cause I'm planning to get a Dual HC soon and I don't want to buy the fan shroud from DD for $15 each
Well how do i explain this?
1 fan
8 tie straps
4 washered nuts

4 tie straps through the mount holes on the fan and they slid some washered nuts on to strap that sit flush to radiator. Pushed the straps the radiator and secured it with the locks that i cut from other tie straps.
Trimmed off excess.

I hope i explained it right?
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post #10 of 16
AAAAHHH! must....fight....insane jealou....sy RRRRAAAH!

ok i'm jealous i give up
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