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post #12991 of 20975
Hey guys, I'm finally ready to join the club!

I do have 2 questions though. I asked this in the watercooling pic thread but no bites..

1. I'm using soft tubing. How would you guys route it in this pic? I don't have any 90 degree fittings. Just normal fittings.

2. How would you mount the pump? The fan spot one the bottom right where I had planned to put it is covered by the PSU. The little spot on the far right with pre-drilled holes is blocked by the rad.



I'm thinking about mounting the pump on the right, almost up against the radiator. There are 4 screw mounts there. However, in doing that, there is no room for tubing. So, I was thinking about flipping the radiator over, moving it up and the resevoir down some. Doing that puts the fittings for the 240 rad pretty close to the fittings of the 360 rad. How much of a bend can you put in soft tubing before it starts to kink? I also assume, once it has water in it and gets warm, kinking will happen easier? Should I flip the 360 rad around so that the fittings are at the back of the case? Doing that will mean a longer piece of tuning across the top.

Here is how I originally envisioned the loop

Edited by MIGhunter - 11/5/15 at 4:26am
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post #12992 of 20975
Hi,

i think my new rig allowes me to enter the EK Club:

Hi,

showing my upgraded version of Red Velvet.

Red Velvet 2.0

  • Hadron Hydro Case modded
  • Intel i7 4790K
  • Maximus VI Impact
  • Asus 980 STRIX
  • Silverstone SFX600-G
  • Corsair Dominator 16GB
  • Samsung 850 EVO M2 500GB
  • Samsung 850 EVO 1TB
  • OCZ Vertex 500GB


Custom Water Loop
  • 2 x EK Coolstream PE 240
  • 4 x Noctua NF-F12 PWM
  • EK-DDC 3.2 XRES 100
  • EK-ACF Fittings
  • EK Supremacy Nickel
  • EK Thermosphere Nickel








I hope you like it. Will post some updates with Benchmark results.
post #12993 of 20975
Is it better to have the end of the loop exit (pour) into the top of the res rather than the ports by the intake. (I'm talking about the d5 combo pump / res.
Thx.
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Is it better to have the end of the loop exit (pour) into the top of the res rather than the ports by the intake. (I'm talking about the d5 combo pump / res.
Thx.

Both will work equally. One thing to remember though, is that if you want to return by the top, you would ideally want to add the multi port top because there's usually only one port on the normal top and it's normally used to fill your loop.
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Both will work equally. One thing to remember though, is that if you want to return by the top, you would ideally want to add the multi port top because there's usually only one port on the normal top and it's normally used to fill your loop.

I have two d5 res/pump combos in my build (in progress), and I would definitely recommend the multiport top because of the all the options you have. I will be using both tops as my inlet, and I still have other options to fill the reservoirs biggrin.gif
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@akira749 Any news on when the new Vardar 140s will be out?
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@akira749 Any news on when the new Vardar 140s will be out?


I'd like to know also, I have $50+ in store credit at PPCS, just waiting for the replacement Vardar 140mm PWM 2000rpm ERs to arrive. thumb.gif
     
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Thanks guys. I have been just unscrewing the entire top to fill but I see what you are saying now exactally.
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@akira749 Any news on when the new Vardar 140s will be out?

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I'd like to know also, I have $50+ in store credit at PPCS, just waiting for the replacement Vardar 140mm PWM 2000rpm ERs to arrive. thumb.gif


The F2 and F3 models will be back in stock early next week.

The F4 model is still being reworked because we were not happy with it yet.
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