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Poll Results: Which Antec cooler do you own?

 
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    Antec Kühler H2O 620
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    Antec Kühler H2O 920
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post #5361 of 6068
Any experience with the lifespan of the 620 coolers?

I have mine running for 30 months now in 24/7... do i need to replace it soon? I have had no problems yet...
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post #5362 of 6068
only problem i ever seemed to have was liquid inside got low either due to evaporation or low liquid to begin with and i rmad it and got a new one
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post #5363 of 6068
Still trying to figure out how to mount the radiator of my 920 outside my case... I don't see how this can be done without adding a reservoir.

The problem is, after removing the tubes from the radiator, and then routing the tubes to the outside of the case to remount them, where would that leave the coolant? ie, one would really need to remount the whole set outside the case in order to propeely refill the unit, no? Hope I'm making sense...
post #5364 of 6068
Ya reservoir would be the way to go. Don't know how you would fill it otherwise.
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post #5365 of 6068
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Originally Posted by M3TAl View Post

Ya reservoir would be the way to go. Don't know how you would fill it otherwise.

I may just have to take a dremel to the case then to widen the existing tube holes enough to fit the block thingy through...
post #5366 of 6068
Does anyone know if one can get double or triple size PCI slot covers anywhere? I cant seem to find any.

I'm thinking I could remove one or two of the PCI spacers in he back of the case to make enough headroom to route the 920 waterblock from the outside the case to the inside. Then I can replace the one or two PCI slot with a double adapter.
post #5367 of 6068
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Edited by DjBodya - 1/17/14 at 12:23pm
post #5368 of 6068
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Originally Posted by 8bitG33k View Post

Still trying to figure out how to mount the radiator of my 920 outside my case... I don't see how this can be done without adding a reservoir.

The problem is, after removing the tubes from the radiator, and then routing the tubes to the outside of the case to remount them, where would that leave the coolant? ie, one would really need to remount the whole set outside the case in order to propeely refill the unit, no? Hope I'm making sense...

What I saw done when ppl replaced the tubes on the 920 is that just get a bucket or something like that fill it up with coolant. Then submerge the radiator with one tube connected to it already. The one that takes the water from the pump to the radiator. then also submerge the other tube that takes water from the radiator to the pump. Once everything is set in place turn on your unit and run it until all the bubbles are gone and then while everything is still submerged connect the the second tube to the radiator. This way it should be a perfect seal without letting any water get out or any air get in after the bubbles bubbled out.
Actually found the place where I saw this. Hopefully the link works.
http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/14543-replace-tubes-of-antec-kuhler-620-and-920/
post #5369 of 6068
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Originally Posted by DjBodya View Post

What I saw done when ppl replaced the tubes on the 920 is that just get a bucket or something like that fill it up with coolant. Then submerge the radiator with one tube connected to it already. The one that takes the water from the pump to the radiator. then also submerge the other tube that takes water from the radiator to the pump. Once everything is set in place turn on your unit and run it until all the bubbles are gone and then while everything is still submerged connect the the second tube to the radiator. This way it should be a perfect seal without letting any water get out or any air get in after the bubbles bubbled out.
Actually found the place where I saw this. Hopefully the link works.
http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/14543-replace-tubes-of-antec-kuhler-620-and-920/

Thanks man, I really appreciate your feedback on my question!

However, due to the limitations imposed by my case, I will not be able to implement a radiator. I am just looking for a way to mount the radiator on the outside of the case. Cutting away one or two of the PCI slots should give me a wide enough gap to fit the waterblock through.

Just gotta figure out a way to close up the gap after.
post #5370 of 6068
what you guy's think, is this better than antec's x)
http://translate.google.fi/translate?hl=fi&sl=ru&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ferra.ru%2Fru%2Fcasecool%2Fs25886%2F&sandbox=1
I just bought that, used but non used unit
and it was *allmost free*
    
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