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Watercooling Setups - Advice and pics here

Post by Firestrm_ZA »

I dunno if a post like this has ever been made but here goes.

I think we should all start posting pics of our watercooled setups? *edit* only pics please and comments... but thats already been violated so feel free to talk whatever ********** you guys would like to.....

So here is the thread to start... ill only have my pics up next week...(still need to collect my kit and install) :oops:
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Will post soon, didnt realise the fitting, priming and case modding was such a job. Fun though
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Post by DAE_JA_VOO »

Here's mine:

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2x DangerDen Maze 4
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Post by Skidd »

Nothing fancy...

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Swiftech Apogee GT
Swiftech MCP 655 Pump
Swiftech Dual 120mm Radiator
Magicool 250mm Reservoir
Tygon R-3603 Tubing
Feser 1 Coolant
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Post by GDI_Lord »

@DJV: Dude, that case reminds me of The Matrix and all the realworld pipes and tubes to those pink human pod things.
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SKIDD. that is one wicked setup bro :wink: .... big ups for the pics...
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Post by Domino_PhoeniX »

@ dae ja voo what spec is that pc?
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Post by DAE_JA_VOO »

I still can't get over how good that rig of yours looks Sean...

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lol ettiene you bum..showing off:P oh here's my uber-world-class monster rig says ettiene :P
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Post by DAE_JA_VOO »

It's not a monster rig HF, to todays standards it's not even a mid-range PC. It's a crap PC that looks good :D (well, i think it does)
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Thanks for the comments guys :-)
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lol but I mean the case..lol a gift from above :P
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Dae , dude . you will always be the modding king .................. but , skidd that is the coolest looking rig I have ever seen. If you ever sell , talk to me . 5star dude
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Post by DAE_JA_VOO »

Mow wrote:Dae , dude . you will always be the modding king ......
LOL thanks man :oops:

But this is no competition ;)
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Post by MadMike »

Heres my WIP. Will complete it this weekend.

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Post by MadMike »

I have a question regarding the barbs, when I tightened them I hand tightened them as much as I could then turned them in about 2 turns with a spanner. Is that too much and I rish damaging the O-ring?
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Post by Firestrm_ZA »

hey mike, good to see ya... thanks for the kit bro... :lol: :lol: did some test fitting last night.... woot.... drill and prep tomorrow... haha...

anyways o/t as far as the tightening goes.... that fine... if you read the manual it tells you to tighten till its tight then another quarter or half turn... i tightened mine in till i couldn't turn any more by hand then slowly turned with a spanner till i could feel heavy resisitance....
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Post by MadMike »

Pleasure Firestrm :)

Well I hope it hasnt damaged the o-ring coz then its bound to leak now or at a later stage.

But anyway, I just need to prime my system now and its all done :) :D
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Post by Skidd »

Mike dude you know that pump needs to be gravity fed for best performance and silant running hey?
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Post by MadMike »

Yip, Resovoir is up near the top of the case, and pump sits on the base at the bottom. Just havent connected the Res and Pump up in the pic.
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Post by Skidd »

Ye man it just looks like in that pic you going to have to either turn the pump right around or 90 degree's :wink:
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Post by DAE_JA_VOO »

Not the end of the word though. That pump is strong enough that you can put it pretty much anywhere in pretty much any orientation and it'll be fine. Mine in Epiphany is at the top of the case, at a 90 degree angle:

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Post by MadMike »

Skidd thanks for the suggestions.

I am not 100% sure what you mean though. The pump is gonna stay how it is in the pic, the res connects to inlet which is horizantal and the outlet which is vertical will pump to the 1st Gfx card. How else could I position the pump?
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Post by Skidd »

Ye man I just though if you turned it 90 degrees anti clock wise as to what it looks like in that pic, then you would look a bit neater and the tubes wont stick out too much :wink:
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Post by MadMike »

Aah ok ;)

Might actually do that, thanks! :)
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