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Hey guys, the EK Multioption I have now is just too big and it doesn't mount well in the case. I feel like it's too cramped and I want to clean it up when I change out the water & clean blocks. Can you guys recommend a good res and an optimal location for it?

This is what I have now (except my res is BLACK now!):
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you have nice location for the res.. but if you want a new one buy a XSPC (for D5) for two 5.25" slot's, i think it's the best location for that case
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Why not just buy a new tube for EK Multioption and make it a 150 version, that should give you plenty of space.
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post #4 of 14
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Originally Posted by dennis_g View Post
you have nice location for the res.. but if you want a new one buy a XSPC (for D5) for two 5.25" slot's, i think it's the best location for that case
Thought it was three slots, two is even better! Only negative is that it's $50! Its nice that it encloses my pump too.

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Why not just buy a new tube for EK Multioption and make it a 150 version, that should give you plenty of space.
Interesting idea... Where can I find a new tube for it (link)?

Also, I have since crossfired. The biggest issue I have is space. When I want to run wires to the PSU or adjust a SATA connection, I'm cramming my fingers into the tiny little spaces trying to make these adjustments...
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Interesting idea... Where can I find a new tube for it (link)?
http://www.aquatuning.us/index.php/c...terblocks.html

Here is mine:

Edited by mm67 - 1/13/11 at 6:48am
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Here is mine (sorry for the crappy pix). Before I had an EK reservoir mounted like the ones above, but i was an issue with long (+10") video cards
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post #7 of 14
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Holy crap. Talk about clean! I love it. +Rep. Few questions:
-What kind of tubing are you using?
-What size tube is that?
-Any idea if I can mount some HD's above? Problem is I have 4 HD's and I'm about to add an SSD...

Maybe I'll install an Antec 900 HD cage. Then I have to figure out which direction I want airflow since I have air pushing in from above and the side and giant front... I have one exhaust through the back.

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Here is mine (sorry for the crappy pix). Before I had an EK reservoir mounted like the ones above, but i was an issue with long (+10") video cards
Hm... I have crossfire now, so that's something to consider.

I basically want the most cost effective and efficient solution right now.
Edited by PeaceMaker - 1/13/11 at 7:01am
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Originally Posted by PeaceMaker View Post
-What kind of tubing are you using?
-What size tube is that?
-Any idea if I can mount some HD's above? Problem is I have 4 HD's and I'm about to add an SSD...
I use this tubing : http://www.aquatuning.us/product_inf...-Package-.html

And these are handy for HDD's :
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Which size tube are you using for the EK Res I meant...

So your using black tubing w/ gray/silver anti-kink coils?
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Which size tube are you using for the EK Res I meant...

So your using black tubing w/ gray/silver anti-kink coils?
Oh, my res uses that 100 mm long tube. And yes, it's black tubing with silver coils.
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