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post #3261 of 20779
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1. Why do I have to use the extender on certain ports and? it should be used with 3 4 6 but not 5, To me, all of them look exactly the same.

2. Do I need to use the extender with the ports of the multiport top,too? Because there is not manual delivered with the multiport top and the ports look like those the extender should be used for on the Res.
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Originally Posted by derickwm View Post

2. Yes, all ports that aren't flush require extenders. 

Excuses for plugging another company's fittings, but Monsoon rotaries, lightports, leds and temp sensors also fit into the EK RES-X3 recessed ports smile.gif
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post #3262 of 20779
EK-TIM Ectotherm or GELID GC Ectreme?

Confused that Gelid comes with the CPU block but not the GPU blocks.

I've read GELID seems to be one of the best so my question is would it be better to use it or something else over the EK-TIM Ectotherm that came with the GPU blocks?
post #3263 of 20779
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Originally Posted by derickwm View Post




1. Certain ports are recessed into the POM and requires the extender, otherwise the o-ring from the fitting alone will not make a good enough seal and will leak. 

2. Yes, all ports that aren't flush require extenders. 

Thank you.

I her the resessed part, but port 5 is also resessed and according to the manual no extension is needed. That is what bothers me.
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Originally Posted by WiSK View Post


Excuses for plugging another company's fittings, but Monsoon rotaries, lightports, leds and temp sensors also fit into the EK RES-X3 recessed ports smile.gif
. And you,too for the tip
Edited by acanom - 3/4/14 at 4:42pm
post #3264 of 20779
What type of fans does EK use with their kits? I have three and want more.

Just bought 10x of something else...cheap...
Edited by inedenimadam - 3/4/14 at 8:05pm
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post #3265 of 20779
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Excuses for plugging another company's fittings, but Monsoon rotaries, lightports, leds and temp sensors also fit into the EK RES-X3 recessed ports smile.gif

So I can use my monsoon 90 degree rotaries on my DDC X-Res 100 and PE 240mm Rad's recessed ports without using their extenders and not have a leak?
post #3266 of 20779
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Picked up a housing to complement the top

You need to polish the top and bottom like stat. tongue.gif
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The bottom has a nickel coating like the blocks. As the surface beneath the coating is uneven logic tells me the nickel's going to be leaving before things get smooth enough for a shine?
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The bottom has a nickel coating like the blocks. As the surface beneath the coating is uneven logic tells me the nickel's going to be leaving before things get smooth enough for a shine?

I used Autosol polish for the nickel on my EK blocks. The difference was huge.
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As some that have been paying attention here have heard, I purchased mis-matched 7970's...like a TF3 and a DC2...just bought waterblocks for them both. I know its not going to line up for a bridge, not to mention its going to look funky as heck, but how much of an offset do you think these things are going to have? I am going over a triple slot, so I have some wiggle room, but dang...will I make it?
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As some that have been paying attention here have heard, I purchased mis-matched 7970's...like a TF3 and a DC2...just bought waterblocks for them both. I know its not going to line up for a bridge, not to mention its going to look funky as heck, but how much of an offset do you think these things are going to have? I am going over a triple slot, so I have some wiggle room, but dang...will I make it?

worst comes to worst you will just have to use standard flexible tubing w/ nipples/compression fittings.
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