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They are just sitting in my garage. If you want them PM me and mb we can work something out.

They are chrome plated by Art Brass in Seattle WA. They are like mirrors as you can see in the picture.

They are for V2 7990's.

Pm'ing you right now, yeah I have two 7990 maltas with nickel plexi SE blocks that these would look perfect on!
     
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Do you guys put alot of effort into cleaning ram pcb's and ic's before adding thermal paste and pads?

 

I'm using a non-abrasive cloth. But i hate cleaning pcb's with cloth because it always sticks to the resistors and everything else. And i don't have any alcohol handy, except maybe ArctiClean Step 1.

    
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Drink some wild turkey then lick the paste off.
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post #3914 of 20975

LOLLLLL. The thermal tape actually came off pretty clean.

 

Obviously i'll make sure there's none leftover before i add my drop of Gelid and the thermal pads, but i know that ek recommends using denatured alcohol to clean the pcb. 

 

Just wasn't sure if - Can't see any adhesive left on the pcb = clean enough

 

Edit: The tape on the Trident's is pretty tough. My first attempt at cooling tridents, a memory chip came off the pcb before the thermal tape came off.


Edited by kpoeticg - 4/2/14 at 6:30pm
    
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Elmy makes me rethink my acrylic hardline plan for nickel plated copper. But only for a minute. Acrylic is the way to go for me. Clear and easy to bend. And cheap.
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post #3916 of 20975
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Elmy makes me rethink my acrylic hardline plan for nickel plated copper. But only for a minute. Acrylic is the way to go for me. Clear and easy to bend. And cheap.

Between the copper pipe , bender and chrome plating. Probably run me about 400.00 or so.

I think arcylic is a lot cheaper.

Both of my radiators are also chrome plated and so is the heat shield on my Asus STX sound card. Expensive but it looks awesome.

Having awesome sponsors like EK sure helps though budget wise building a rig like mine.
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Between the copper pipe , bender and chrome plating. Probably run me about 400.00 or so.

I think arcylic is a lot cheaper.

Both of my radiators are also chrome plated and so is the heat shield on my Asus STX sound card. Expensive but it looks awesome.

Having awesome sponsors like EK sure helps though budget wise building a rig like mine.

Indeed. I'd due acrylic first just to get up and running and work my way up to plated copper tubes. Which rads did you use? I assume it's one you can remove the core from. By the way, props for the Johnny 5 avatar. Loved those movies as a kid.
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post #3918 of 20975
Woo, finally got my D5 and 120 radiator delivered.





So, with this setup, what would you other D5 vario users recommend I keep my pump rpm at? The rad in the top is a 240 btw.
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Setting 4 is always good.
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post #3920 of 20975
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Indeed. I'd due acrylic first just to get up and running and work my way up to plated copper tubes. Which rads did you use? I assume it's one you can remove the core from. By the way, props for the Johnny 5 avatar. Loved those movies as a kid.

Yes I also loved the Short Circuit movies as a kid. The 80's were full of so many great movies.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_457_667_671&products_id=35559

Radiator I used. I have one 480 and one 240 both chrome plated. The shell of the radiators were chrome plated and the core was nickle plated. This was expensive though... Cost me 600 for the chroming of the shell and nickle plating of the cores.

Here is a pic of the radiator.
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