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This is my work in progress. The goal is to watercool this rig by keeping everything internal as much as possible. I have a plan to install three radiators (2-120mm singles & 1-92mm). Right now I'm waiting for a couple of full GPU blocks from EK Waterblocks for my two HD 5770s.



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If this case had a rear 120mm i would totally buy it for a mATX build.
I thought it would be a bummer too, but I just ended up using the dual 120's on the top for the exhaust for the cpu heatsink and it works great.
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This is my work in progress. The goal is to watercool this rig by keeping everything internal as much as possible. I have a plan to install three radiators (2-120mm singles & 1-92mm). Right now I'm waiting for a couple of full GPU blocks from EK Waterblocks for my two HD 5770s.
From the amount of hardware you have in there, it looks pretty clean. GJ man
    
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Damn that's tight. Very nice cabling.
Heres the view from the other side...


As for dust, it gets a weekly clean out, the PSU and top of the case get the most dusty.
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My fan blades collect the most dust. Pain to clean too.
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Yeah your sure right on that one.

Im going to try and figure a way to keep it around mid level of my room to help against that, then again thats closer to hot air, go figure lol
    
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Thanks.
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This is my work in progress. The goal is to watercool this rig by keeping everything internal as much as possible. I have a plan to install three radiators (2-120mm singles & 1-92mm). Right now I'm waiting for a couple of full GPU blocks from EK Waterblocks for my two HD 5770s.
O wow - nice work. As much as I admire watercooling setups (especially in smaller boxes), I still haven't taken the plunge into setting one up. Maybe next build, though.
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Its a lot of fun, it can be a huge hassle at first if something goes awry, but the sense of satisfaction afterwards cant beat it
    
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Hey. This is my first ever PC as I've lived on Laptops. I run a 'buisness' of sorts which is very demanding on my processor, so I'm planning on browsing this thread to find the best cooler available.
Specs;

AMD 1100T Phenom II X6 @ 3.5GHZ (Overclocked on air, stock Cooler, stable)
8GB DDR3 Corsair Vengenace @1600Mhz
Palit GTX 460 1GB GPU (Stock, yet to look into overclocking)
NZXT Vulcan Case
Gigabyte 880GMUD-2H Motherboard
1TB WD10EARS HDD
Coolermaster 650W PSU

At the moment I have the 120mm Front as intake, 2x 120mm roof as exhaust and a 92mm intake at the back (Scrapping it)
I'm looking for a 4.0-4.2ghz overclock or whatever's capable with what I plan to purchase.

I'm looking to spend no more than $100, am open to air and watercooling and I'm aware that the only watercooling I'll get for less than $100 is a H50/70 or some sort of Coolit or EVA strand.

Any tips as to what the best cooler possible is would be great.
I'm also looking to upgrade the fans to something a tad more powerful, so suggestions on that would be appreciated too.
Lastly, would a 200mm fan have a great impact on CPU temperatures? I don't play very demanding games so my GPU is always reasonably low.

With the setup listed above @ 3.5ghz stable, 100% CPU Usage I'm getting this on Speedfan;

Anyway, on to the rig;
Cable management is quite messy for the fans but this is because they're being upgraded very soon.


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