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Hello,

Here what i was planning to do, would like to receive some comments and suggestions.


  • For the WC kit ive ordered the RASA 750 RS360.
  • In the front i am also gonna use Scythe Kaze Master 5.25IN Bay Fan Controller Backlit VFD Display Fan Temp Black - Scythe - KM01-BK - as another fan controller.. the reason i am choosing this one is because it won't block the refill part of the system in the bay.
  • The case is the Corsair 600T. I wanted to challenge it.
  • Total cost of the whole system is about 1500$ CND.

Thanks a lots !

Note: Sorry i know there are some grammars errors in the pic.. i did it very fast. =P
Edited by rushino - 4/3/11 at 9:27am
    
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That is a very interesting loop....
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That is a very interesting loop....
what's interesting about res->pump->block->rad->res? About as simple and standard as it gets.

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The loop plan looks fine to me. The only advice I would give it to take your time whilst building and leak test. Also don't use pre made coolant, distalled water + PT nuke is all you need.
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Yeah its a standard build with a fill and drain port for convenience. No issues there just need to grab either pt nuke or a silver kill coil and some distilled water and he is good to go. Might want to look at more tubing with the addition of the drain and fill port I am not sure that 2 meters will be enough.
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Sucking the hot air from the rad to the case, doesn't that just heat the loop and defeat the purpose by blowing all the hot air onto the components?
    
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Yeah its a standard build with a fill and drain port for convenience. No issues there just need to grab either pt nuke or a silver kill coil and some distilled water and he is good to go. Might want to look at more tubing with the addition of the drain and fill port I am not sure that 2 meters will be enough.
The way he did the Fillport is nice. straight into the top of the res....
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The fill port idea will not work. If its like XSPC bay res for DDC pumps, the cap is not g1/4 threaded.
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The fill port idea will not work. If its like XSPC bay res for DDC pumps, the cap is not g1/4 threaded.
I have one and no it isn't G1/4, but maybe he was thinking something else?
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Sucking the hot air from the rad to the case, doesn't that just heat the loop and defeat the purpose by blowing all the hot air onto the components?
Wasn't this a big discussion point with the Corsair H50 range, because the standard setup for that was to use it in the normal position at the rear of the case, yet to intake not exhaust ..... thus same scenario here

Reviews of that setup proved it was ok, but there is huge amounts of info out there that the original poster can go an look at if he's concerned, or he can do his own testing, it's not hard to reverse fan directions to change the airflow setup
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Thanks for comments guys.

Quote:
Originally Posted by KBcobra View Post
The fill port idea will not work. If its like XSPC bay res for DDC pumps, the cap is not g1/4 threaded.
I have an adapter.. http://www.dazmode.com/store/index.p...oducts_id=1013

This won't be a problem i guess.. The only concern i have is that i wanted to add a fan controller which is that one : http://www.directcanada.com/products...ustomerreviews it seem a facade only fan controller and i wonder if the fillport of the reservoir gonna be in the way..

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Sucking the hot air from the rad to the case, doesn't that just heat the loop and defeat the purpose by blowing all the hot air onto the components?
I wasn't sure about this one.. maybe its better taking air from the case and going out.. ?
    
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