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post #61 of 106
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Ok im pretty much finished with this. I will be installing it in my loop tomorrow. I will most likely paint the front or maybe put some black vinyl over it with a window in the middle.









I will post tomorrow with pics of it in the case.
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Nice job
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It looks like a polar bear/penguin cage at the zoo!
Too bad its all sealed up already, you could put a little figurine in there lol.
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Nice job
Cheers.

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It looks like a polar bear/penguin cage at the zoo!
Too bad its all sealed up already, you could put a little figurine in there lol.
Well i was going to put something inside to stop and whirlpool effects but it forgot about that, so im hoping it won be too bad.

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I just woke up so give me a few hours and i should have the res in.
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Well its in and running. Unfortunately i have buggered something up with the electronics, my motherboard powers on and stays on but there is a high pitched squeel(maybe a capacitor?) and the mobo gives a wierd sequence of beeps instead of the normal single beep.

But i will fix it later, ONTO THE PICTURES!!!


My whole case is ALOT cleaner now that i got rid of the T junction and the fill tube that was sitting almost right in the middle of the case, i also did a bit of cable managment (not that it shows )


The top most barb is a fill line, then bottom one goes to the pump inlet and the middle one comes from the radiator.


This is with the pump running, the water doesn't make a sound whilst running.


With the pump turned off.

The reservoir took a while to fill but once it was filled the loop bled of air in about 30 seconds.
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that is badass
    
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that is badass
Cheers.

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Well i found a tiny leak, one of the barbs wasnt screwed in enough but it wasnt dripping on any electronics.

Im not sure what caused it to not work but i tried about 7 mins and it booted.
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post #68 of 106
You should've posted a link in the thread for the waterblock. I almost missed this thread .

More DIY awesomeness . Looks great.
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You should've posted a link in the thread for the waterblock. I almost missed this thread .

More DIY awesomeness . Looks great.
I shall put a link in now.
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This is awesome! Great job!
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