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Been wanting to do this for a long time. I was holding out for the 7xxx ATI series to launch, but Im growing impatient. Thinking about just going water now and maybe upgrading cards later.

Ideas are welcome.
$745.94


Edited by M0E - 2/19/11 at 5:30pm
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Yes!!!
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post #3 of 19
Hmmm looks good.. but 20 feet of tubing? Also get Primochill.. really nice tubing I recommend 7/16 tubing too
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Ill check out Primochill now. I need 20 ft for this build and a separate project.
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post #5 of 19
Oh I see, Primochill are really nice, Tygon aswell (I prefer Primochill)

Also /slap for not having OCN on your bookmarks bar!

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Do it!!
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1) Don't get the XSPC dual bay D5 res, I read about lots of people that had big problems with the pump IN the reservoir, like cracking plexi. I also find the EKWB dual bay res much better, from an aesthetics point of view
2) Where are you going to stick those rads? The Phantom holds one slim 240 rad on top, one slim 120 rad on the back, with a little bit of modding a 360 slim on top and with lots of modding a fat 240 on the bottom...
3) I've heard bad things about the NZXT touch screen fan controllers. Also, your Phantom's fan controller can take up to 20w per channel, you may just need to rearrange a few cables, buy a splitter or two and you're done with it (I did this way, with the side panel's channel controlling the external rad for example).
4) With all the money you're spending, I would personally get some compression fittings and the EK sli bridge that looks COOL

But apart from these little points, looks awesome

PS: aren't the Black Ice Xtreme and the RX high speed radiators? If you're planning to put them externally, I suggest you to buy some 120x38mm Yate Loons or San Aces
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post #8 of 19
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Oh I see, Primochill are really nice, Tygon aswell (I prefer Primochill)

Also /slap for not having OCN on your bookmarks bar!

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But its right here pinned dude

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post #9 of 19
10 ft is more than enough, even on your first WC build.

Dont forget kill coil or pt nuke.
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post #10 of 19
Do a CPU only loop, but get a big radiator for your 7xxx cards.
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