Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Water Cooling › Water Cooling Order of Operations (installing)
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Water Cooling Order of Operations (installing)

post #1 of 3
Thread Starter 
Alright, so I am going to install my WC setup over spring break and I am making my plan of attack, as it were. I really don't want to spend more time than I have to setting this system up so I have written down a list of actions in the order I believe they should be done. I was hoping you experienced WC'ers could help make sure this is how I should be doing things. Here goes:

1) Disassemble case, removing mobo and gfx card.
2) Install gfx block and cpu block
3) Reinstall mobo and fgx card (loosely)
4) Install rad/pump (as close as possible to real mounting locations)
5) Assess tubing length and cut to length
6) Remove Mobo and Gfx card, remove blocks
7) Assemble WC kit, mix distilled water and antifreeze
9) Unplug hard drive and mobo, plug in pump and begin to fill through t-line, away from components. (prepare for leak test)
10) Begin leak test after filling, move rad and pump around to get water out.
11) After 24 hours, check for leaks (will test on plastic, so i can see if anythign leaked)
12) Install into actual machine, mount blocks, reinstall mobo and gfx card
13) Get towels, and hold over leak points, turn on, if no initial leaks leave on with case open
14) check periodically for an hour or so, leave computer on for 48 hours
15) burn in, and OC!


Sound good? Any ideas on how to do this more efficiently? Mostly I am worried about components leaking onto my hardware....whada ya think?
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 920 @ 4Ghz Rampage II GENE PNY GTX 680 G.Skill Sniper (12GB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Seagate Momentus XT SATA Optical Drive Kuhler 920 Windows 7 Ultimate 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2410 Logitech G11  Silverstone ST75 750W Antec Mini P180B 
MouseMouse PadOther
Logitech MX518 Steelpad G19 Gaming Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 920 @ 4Ghz Rampage II GENE PNY GTX 680 G.Skill Sniper (12GB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Seagate Momentus XT SATA Optical Drive Kuhler 920 Windows 7 Ultimate 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2410 Logitech G11  Silverstone ST75 750W Antec Mini P180B 
MouseMouse PadOther
Logitech MX518 Steelpad G19 Gaming Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 3
Looks good to me
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
Intel 560@4.2 stable:) asus P5WD2 prem Windows XP sp2 ViewSonic VA902b 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
MX5000 Enermax Liberty Nikao Ogre MXLaser 1000 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
Intel 560@4.2 stable:) asus P5WD2 prem Windows XP sp2 ViewSonic VA902b 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
MX5000 Enermax Liberty Nikao Ogre MXLaser 1000 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 3
Read the sticky on the top of the Watercooling forum by me. It details what to do exactly.
Burning Phoenix
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q9550 Gigabyte EP45-UD3P eVGA GTX 260 Core 216 SuperClocked 4GB G.Skill DDR2-1000 5-5-5-15 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
3 WD 80GB RAID0, Seagate 500GB, WD 1TB Caviar BLCK Lite-On LH-20A1S Windoze 7 Professional Dual Dell E207WFP 20.1" Widescreen LCD's 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Silverstone OP750 Lian-Li PC-A10B Logitech G5 
Mouse Pad
Harley Davidson 
  hide details  
Reply
Burning Phoenix
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q9550 Gigabyte EP45-UD3P eVGA GTX 260 Core 216 SuperClocked 4GB G.Skill DDR2-1000 5-5-5-15 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
3 WD 80GB RAID0, Seagate 500GB, WD 1TB Caviar BLCK Lite-On LH-20A1S Windoze 7 Professional Dual Dell E207WFP 20.1" Widescreen LCD's 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Silverstone OP750 Lian-Li PC-A10B Logitech G5 
Mouse Pad
Harley Davidson 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Water Cooling
Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Water Cooling › Water Cooling Order of Operations (installing)