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r3e watercooling project

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i'm about ready to test for leaks. just want some input. does everything "appear" ok in these pics..i have clamped all inlets. all inlets are "kung foo grip" finger tight. all seals are installed..i want to make sure i didnt forget anything before i add distilled water for 24hr test run..




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these are my last 2 pics.. please advise go or no go

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Knock yourself out!

I just recently finished water cooling my R3E too. Quite exhilirating firing it up for the first time haha
    
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im waiting to save up for a wb for the chipset then im done mine looks good your rad doesnt have to be so high tho
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That heat exchanger is huuuuuuuuge. Nice though, and it looks sturdy. I did something similar to rear mount my quad radiator.
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post #6 of 8
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i put the distilled water in. no leaks so far 30min. it took 25 min to bleed the air out.
i noticed one possible problem: i'm using the xspc dual res w/ mcp355 pumps(only 1 pump for now),when i turn on the psu there is a delay of the pump turning. then the pump drags and spins. i had to tap on the res a couple times with my finger to get the pump to spin.
out of the box, the res pump cavity cutout did not appear round. i hope the pump is not dragging on the edge of the cutout
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post #7 of 8
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i did it!!
check out these pics
the thing is the ambient air temp in my shop is 90 degrees at the time of these photos. this is GREAT!!!




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post #8 of 8
i like it i think its diffrent however why is your rad so far away
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