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post #11 of 23
looks good. You don't have to worry about the acetal cracking, or at least I've never heard of one cracking before. It all just for looks...I went with Acetal only because it matched all my other Acetal components, and more black = awesome.
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If I recall correctly my HF Supreme came with all of the proper mounting plates. So i don't know if you need that backplate or not pretty sure you don't.
Yeah just looked, the HF comes with one, the LT which I was originally looking at doesn't.

What about lighting? I currently have 2x 12" UV cathodes in my rig for lighting up my blue UV tubing, will the UV lights react well with the white tubes? or would you suggest another type of lighting?
Edited by Sast - 4/6/11 at 8:28am
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Been looking on Youtube and have seen the drive bay i'm looking at, but how do they make it glow so bright?


Does it come with LEDs?
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I have just ordered the parts.

EK Supreme HF Nickel
EK Spin Bay Res Acetal
3m White Tubing

Can anybody point me in the direction of a company that sells Blue LEDs to fit in the inlet/outlet holes on the res? I can't seem to find them anywhere (UK company)
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I have just ordered the parts.

EK Supreme HF Nickel
EK Spin Bay Res Acetal
3m White Tubing

Can anybody point me in the direction of a company that sells Blue LEDs to fit in the inlet/outlet holes on the res? I can't seem to find them anywhere (UK company)
All good stuff there.

As far as LED's, aquatuning carries a full line of both pre-cabled and non cabled LED's, never had a problem with the company or there LED's myself.
 
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All good stuff there.

As far as LED's, aquatuning carries a full line of both pre-cabled and non cabled LED's, never had a problem with the company or there LED's myself.
I'll check that company out, thanks!

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Just noticed that Scan do the LED modules that I'm after, I'll drive down there at the weekend and pick some up.

Hmm blue or white LEDs?

My tubing is white but my RAM cooler is blue and my mobo is blue.
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Just noticed that Scan do the LED modules that I'm after, I'll drive down there at the weekend and pick some up.

Hmm blue or white LEDs?

My tubing is white but my RAM cooler is blue and my mobo is blue.
Blue or if they have it, go with the UV, gives off a nice purple, quite bright (much brighter than CCT), and will day glow subtle details... I mean... if your into that sorta thing...

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If you're set on changing waterblocks, you can still ask Swiftech for new screws probably (they sent me a new backplate + screws for my GTZ for free) and it would help you sell your waterblock at least.

Just an idea?

Also, white tubing is awesome. I have some myself :]
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If you're set on changing waterblocks, you can still ask Swiftech for new screws probably (they sent me a new backplate + screws for my GTZ for free) and it would help you sell your waterblock at least.

Just an idea?

Also, white tubing is awesome. I have some myself :]
That's not a bad idea, might send them an email and see what they say, no harm in trying, will only go in the bin otherwise.

I'm looking forward to setting up my new loop gonna do it all weekend when I have enough time to finish it.
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