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Damn you went off. Why two 655's though one would be more then enough for only 2 blocks.

im planing on having multi-gpu's! And also there are alot of radiators, and three blocks as of now, gpu, cpu and ram.

From what I have read rads don't really restrict flow. Its the blocks that do.
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Don't different FPI rads cause some restrictions?

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Can I change the power & fan controller LED's? I have the black Phantom with red LED fans & the bright blue LED's are putting me off, want to replace them with red ones. Can anyone help? Thanks.
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Can I change the power & fan controller LED's? I have the black Phantom with red LED fans & the bright blue LED's are putting me off, want to replace them with red ones. Can anyone help? Thanks.

You can if you are handy with a soldering gun and if youre really careful. Ive heard from multiple users that it is a pain in the butt because the board is brittle and the solder is strong, but it can be done.
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Hey guys, just ordered a black phantom! I'm so pumped about being able to fit my 360 and 240 rads in this case with some fun modding. I had a question though! Does anyone have the dimensions I could use to fab a 360 rad mount for the top of the phantom like in this build thanks!

Super excited to get my black phantom and start modding on Tuesday biggrin.gif
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Hey fella's, done some sleeving today for my first time ever. Go check out my build log, links in my sig. More pics over there.

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Leak testing (before pump broke):

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Maybe you should just put it in your sig instead? redface.gif

I 2nd that motion. It would make it way easier to find/see for people.
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From what I have read rads don't really restrict flow. Its the blocks that do.
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Don't different FPI rads cause some restrictions?
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Typically it's blocks and angles that cause restriction. Also though certain rads are restrictive in their internal design. In theory any rad with a high FPI count is going to be more restrictive. As I said, MCR-QP-K rads are known to be more restrictive.
 
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Typically it's blocks and angles that cause restriction. Also though certain rads are restrictive in their internal design. In theory any rad with a high FPI count is going to be more restrictive. As I said, MCR-QP-K rads are known to be more restrictive.

Why would FPI increase restriction? Water isn't flowing through the fins, just through the flat pipes that run parallel to the fins.
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Why would FPI increase restriction? Water isn't flowing through the fins, just through the flat pipes that run parallel to the fins.

Radiators with greater FPI are typically thinner. The thinner the rad the shorter the tubes that the water flows through. The shorter the tubes are the smaller they are and of course being smaller means less water can pass through at one time. So more restriction.
 
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