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post #11 of 23
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LOOKS GREAT!



Only thing:
Why do people use zip-ties and not hose clamps
thanks

to be honest i was looking in some local stores for them but they had really high prices and i had no desire to spend 4-5 bucks each... if i get a good offer on some clamps i will definitely get some.
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post #12 of 23
all good, again looks great and you seem to have great temps, so

I found some new clamps from Ace hardware that were .50cent a peice, I was so excited (I know your not in the USA so)

Something like this:
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=25625

But no "koolance" logo so they didn't cost twice as much.
post #13 of 23
Looks good from what I can see, but for some reason only like one out of every four pics are working.
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Looks good from what I can see, but for some reason only like one out of every four pics are working.
hm strange, have you tried reloading the page? seems to work fine for me, anyone else has the same problems?
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post #15 of 23
You should OC more that cpu with that loop you've built!
I would have used 45° compression fittings to connect all the mobo blocks, so there wouldn't be such long tubing in the middle.
And I repeat, more OC!
You have a nice loop and great ram, and you're wasting their potential with that low oc
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You should OC more that cpu with that loop you've built!
I would have used 45° compression fittings to connect all the mobo blocks, so there wouldn't be such long tubing in the middle.
And I repeat, more OC!
You have a nice loop and great ram, and you're wasting their potential with that low oc
yeah 45 degree fittings would have been nice, would also removed some force on the blocks from the stiff tubing....

hey i just installed that loop so patient with the OC at the moment im @ 4Ghz with a CPU max of 46 degrees:O
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post #17 of 23
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just bought a XFX GTX285 Black Edition and may include it in the loop since there isnt any upgrade in sight that will improve performance of 3d apps except quadro cards but they are way to expensive:/
i sent the pcb information to EK to check for block compatibility and will probably order a block soon
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post #18 of 23
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after a couple of months it looks like there is some algae growing in my loop


a friend of mine has a aquarium and some problems with algae and i read a bit about why they grow. and since the HAF X has a sidewindow i came to the conclusion that there is to much light in my case which gives the algae enough to grow...
so i decided to get some nontransparent foil and put it on the sidewindow to block as much light as possible and hopefully kill off the algae.



a weak later and 2 flushs/refills it starts to look a lot better



i will keep monitoring the situation and post some more pictures if it changes. so far i say its a success and doesnt look to bad
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are you using any sort of biocide? if not then that is the reason.
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are you using any sort of biocide? if not then that is the reason.
no im just using distilled water and have used that in my old WC for years without problems. the only difference that i can see is that the old case did not have any openings where light could come in.
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