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post #15771 of 18197
the loop is done. Time to fill it and see what kind of water feature erupts from it wink.gif



The CM HAF xb is a cracking case, think of it as a Corsair 540 air on it's side. This is my first Corsair case, and I've got to say the construction is better than the HAf. The metal is definately of a higher grade, and the overall appearance is quality for a £60 case. When I got the HAF xb, it was a toss up between that and the 540 air. I think I made the wrong choice. I should have bought the 540 air and turned it on it's side redface.gif
post #15772 of 18197
Had a small leak from the cathode tube on the res, stripped it out. Sealed it up with PTFE tape and put it back together. Sorted. Stuck a couple of UV strips in to shine up the UV orange tubes. It's gone 10 minutes without a drip, so hopefully the res is sorted.



I'll give it another hour and shut it off and go to bed. tomorrow,or I should say later today I can start to cable it up. I'm quite pleased with it. It's not bad for a 12 hour build.
post #15773 of 18197
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C&C Central is a good place to buy online and they are straight on the phone if there's any problems with your order. well worth a look, he does a more liquid specific online shop as well at The Watercooling shop. Specialtech and Kustompc are another two good, small businesses where you get top service. Or I have at least.
Might i suggest another great site to buy watercooling parts from or any other parts for that matter, here http://www.watercoolinguk.co.uk/ at least if i ever was going to watercool i would buy from there i think.

But then again i don't know how good they are for sure haven't ordered from them myself, though i think Dragoon and Krullmeister have (not sure) but the selection they have seems great nonetheless.

Edit: Nice build so far btw, really digging the almost florescent orange, pretty much like a radioactive orange tongue.gif
Edited by Anonymous Inc - 3/15/14 at 9:21pm
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Speaking of places to buy online, did any of my fellow Aussie members see that GamMods is closing down for good? It's such a shame, he operates from his home about 15km away from me. Quite a nice bloke too. A shame to see a quality online shop go. Plus GamMods was one of the only places I know you can get rare stuff in Oz for things like LN2 or DICE. LN2 Pots etc

post #15775 of 18197
Guys I'm so tempted to buy a new gpu, a 780 or a 290x,

Whilst my fps problem is solved I still get very high temps on the cards, just played some BF4 and they still go to 80/90°C
post #15776 of 18197
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Guys I'm so tempted to buy a new gpu, a 780 or a 290x,

Whilst my fps problem is solved I still get very high temps on the cards, just played some BF4 and they still go to 80/90°C
If you're going to sell the two 7870's then i think either the 780ti or 290x is a great choice, pretty much the two best single GPU cards out there. The only differences between the two really is the 290x runs a lot hotter and is much louder, but that shouldn't be a problem since you will watercool it anyway. But the 290x is quite a lot cheaper than the 780ti for around the same performance.

If there's only money for a 780 non ti or a 290x, i think the 290x is the best choice since it's completely owning the 780 even when OC'd. But again the 780 non ti is also quite some cheaper now at only around 400€ and the 290x is about 450-500€ at least. Hard choice really, and i can't honestly say what you should do, it would be awesome if you could get it to work with the temps properly since you have put so much work into it already and would be a shame to buy new blocks etc.
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Guys I'm so tempted to buy a new gpu, a 780 or a 290x,

Whilst my fps problem is solved I still get very high temps on the cards, just played some BF4 and they still go to 80/90°C

Theres something wrong with your loop. It shouldn't go that high, even if you buy a new card it will still be a problem.
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Theres something wrong with your loop. It shouldn't go that high, even if you buy a new card it will still be a problem.
Yeah there definitely is, wish i could help with that but i have no knowledge of AMD or watercooling for that matter really. But indeed buying a new card probably wont fix anything, troubleshooting the problem is the best course really, though i have no idea how.
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post #15779 of 18197
Titanfall temps are lower, max 66°C

Water is flowing fine though, fans are at 75%, pump is between 4 and 5.
post #15780 of 18197
@sparkles, have you tried running the loop outside your system and at the sink? If you do that, you can check the waterflow by disconnecting one coupling and leaving the rest connected and you would be able to tell which component is causing the slow flow rate (that may be the cause of the high temps).

Example (If your system is connected via pump --> cpu --> gpu --> pump:

0. Connect everything except the exit of the pump and check the water flow.
1. Connect everything except the exit of the cpu block and check the water flow.
2. Connect everything except the exit of the gpu block and check the water flow.

basically you troubleshoot one component at a time to see how how water is being restricted at each component. This way, you should be able to find out if any of your components is restricting too much waterflow.
Edited by scyf3r - 3/16/14 at 1:18pm
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