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Hey guys, I'm getting ready to start a build log for my S5 build but I'm wondering where the best place to post it is. I see quite few builds in the Intel forum, or I could post it in this forum or...? My build is up and running but still far from finished. I documented the process so I will slowly piece together a build log almost as if I was documenting it over time, and then for all of the detail stuff that I'll be doing over the next while, I really will document it as I go. Just want to know the best place to put a Caselabs/Intel/Nvidia build log where it will be best seen.

Here's a quick teaser:
post #5142 of 22278
FAIL. Here's the teaser pic I mentioned above. Can't seem to add this pic to my above post because I'm using a forum phone app.

nuzune2y.jpg

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post #5143 of 22278
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Originally Posted by Neo Zuko View Post

Since I'm gearing for a silent watercooling build, super thick rads don't make sense for me either.

Same here. Unless you're running fans at high speeds, the performance is actually supposed to be slightly worse with thick rads, at least according to the tests I've seen. Even with fans at high speeds, they still don't make a big difference. I was surprised to find that in my Enthoo Primo build, which had 60mm triple and dual 140 rads in it, I got almost the same exact temps as I'm getting now with basically the same exact build in a Mercury S5 with a dual 120 and a dual 240 both of which are 30mm thin rads. Just the one 60mm 280 rad in my Enthoo Primo held about as much fluid as my 30mm 280 and 30mm 240 combined, and yet my temps have really been about the same with well under half the cooling capacity. That's with near silent fan speeds in both cases. the only other difference is I went from 1/2" ID tubing to 10mm ID acrylic tubing and went from a 250mm res to a 150mm res.
post #5144 of 22278
I decided to wait for the new Black Ice Nemesis GTX Rads coming out soon.
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post #5145 of 22278
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Originally Posted by ADragg View Post

Hey guys, I'm getting ready to start a build log for my S5 build but I'm wondering where the best place to post it is. I see quite few builds in the Intel forum, or I could post it in this forum or...? My build is up and running but still far from finished. I documented the process so I will slowly piece together a build log almost as if I was documenting it over time, and then for all of the detail stuff that I'll be doing over the next while, I really will document it as I go. Just want to know the best place to put a Caselabs/Intel/Nvidia build log where it will be best seen.

Here's a quick teaser:
You could put it in the watercooling, Intel build logs, or the CaseLabs forums. I'd put it in the Intel buildlogs, because it seems to get the most traffic (from me at least) but it's up to you.

I couldn't help but notice, but did you put a rad where the power supply is supposed to go?

Edit: Derp, its a top down view. Whoops.
Edited by Pheozero - 3/6/14 at 7:37am
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post #5146 of 22278
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Originally Posted by ADragg View Post

Hey guys, I'm getting ready to start a build log for my S5 build but I'm wondering where the best place to post it is. I see quite few builds in the Intel forum, or I could post it in this forum or...? My build is up and running but still far from finished. I documented the process so I will slowly piece together a build log almost as if I was documenting it over time, and then for all of the detail stuff that I'll be doing over the next while, I really will document it as I go. Just want to know the best place to put a Caselabs/Intel/Nvidia build log where it will be best seen.

Here's a quick teaser:

I'd put it in "case mods build logs" personally.
post #5147 of 22278
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FAIL. Here's the teaser pic I mentioned above. Can't seem to add this pic to my above post because I'm using a forum phone app.

nuzune2y.jpg

Oooo pretty... Keep it clear.
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I don't even want to imagine how tall that case is. The front alone has 17 optical slots...wth.gif
    
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