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I built an odd ball setup, partly for the fun, and partly to meet my needs. I was also thinking about future upgrades, so I wanted something big the first time around.
Comparing my old Thermaltake 120 Ultra, my old temps were...
Idle: 38
Load: 70+

New temps are (AS5 has not cured for even 1 hour yet)
idle:24
load:53

Now, that is with a room temperature of 73 degrees and my cpu overclocked to 3.5ghz. Now I can overclock much more! I was hitting 85+ when I overclocked higher!

Well, here is the out of the ordinary



Yup! Its a fish tank. It was a cheap 1.5 gal all in one kit. Even has a light. I popped a hole in the bottom and now it is a reservoir.



Pump and electrical. Everything is running off of 120v. I used an extra converter sitting around to power the 12v fans.



Here is the fans in a push pull configuration. They are 360mm.



A picture of the radiator sitting in the fan shroud. I have not put the lid on because I want to watch for leaks.



The water block.



I'm not finished yet, but then again are we ever finished?
thanks
Edited by Nick7269 - 8/15/10 at 2:17am
     
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very nice !
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wow awesome!
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That's a neat setup. Post more pics! I'd like to get a better look at this setup of yours.
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Where's the fish??
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post #6 of 36
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
very nice !
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wow awesome!
Thanks guys!

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That's a neat setup. Post more pics! I'd like to get a better look at this setup of yours.
I'm uploading more now...give me a few more minutes.

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Where's the fish??
I'm looking for the plastic fish I can put in there.
     
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i love it.
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post #8 of 36
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i love it.
Thanks!


Here are some more pictures during the build.







     
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Thread Starter 










Some pure silver coiled up to put in the water line.

     
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post #10 of 36
Wow looks awesome!
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