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Project WaterFall -- A water cooling project log by Phenom

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by MxPhenom 216, Oct 16, 2012.

  1. cadaveca

    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    I suggest getting the rad and tubing and checking placement first, before cutting the case.

    Since you are cooling GUP only, i see this as extreme overkill, considering it'll ahve cost you about $300 to cool just the VGA. I hope you keep ti for a while, or are using universal blocks!


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  2. MxPhenom 216

    MxPhenom 216 Corsair Fanboy

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    Ill keep the 680 for a long time.way longer then I owned the 470
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    MxPhenom 216 Corsair Fanboy

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    Parts ordered! :) should be here Saturday!
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    Phusius New Member

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    Wow, sexy, nice Phenom. I don't see myself ever water cooling, air is fine for me. I'd rather buy a Wii U or something if I had an extra 300 to blow on luxury items.
  5. MxPhenom 216

    MxPhenom 216 Corsair Fanboy

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    nintendo is making it VERY hard for me to even bother looking at that system. Nintendo lost me with the Wii.
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    Sir B. Fannybottom

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    Change the title of this log to the fishing grounds
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    Project GayFall errr...Waterfall sounds fine!!
  8. TheMailMan78

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    Waterfall? .......Really?

    You should call it blue torpedo death missile vagina hammer 5000.
  9. MT Alex

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    Not anymore. Now it's Blue Crotch Missile Tide.
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    That's even worse. At least Blue Crotch Missile rolls off the tongue.

    Phenom are the tubes gonna be blue or just the water?
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  11. MxPhenom 216

    MxPhenom 216 Corsair Fanboy

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    Yes the tubes are going to be blue. Colored water is stupid.
  12. MxPhenom 216

    MxPhenom 216 Corsair Fanboy

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    I will have pictures tonight. Going to Home Depot after work to get tube cutters, Blue Loc Tite(not for this project) and then my Corsair fans for the radiator come today from Amazon.

    So went to home depot and I could not find tube cutters for the life of me! Going to check the True Value about 5 minutes away from my house tomorrow. Here are pictures of the fans.

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    More coming tomorrow when everything else gets here.
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  13. MxPhenom 216

    MxPhenom 216 Corsair Fanboy

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    The goodies have come!

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    Oh and thats Norman for everyone who is in Team Speak regularly
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    Unfortunately, Im goign to be busy all weekend with stuff so I wont be putting the loop together. Which is a good thing now too because the extenders I got have bad threads and dont screw into the rad like they should. They want to go in at an angle, but i dont want to strip it all out.

    I think the block is really nice. The machine quality, etc. It is also really heavy, im going to order the EK backplate i think now.

    What do you all think?
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    The parts look awesome, love the waterblock. I like the cables idea too, I'm a big fan of having your cables look good. (Don't look in my case; its a hideous mess)
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    Those Corsairs fans worked well on my radiator, 3 did better than 6 yate loons in push/pull so I'm sure you'll enjoy them (they were a little loud for my taste though)

    With the tubing going from your 680 back to res, are you still going from the bottom of the card? It'll likely be easier to go from the top of the card back to res instead.
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    I still think you need to change the name.
  19. MxPhenom 216

    MxPhenom 216 Corsair Fanboy

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    haha yeah dude. The block is heavy as hell, EK literally gives you a bolt and nut to attack your I/O plate for the card to the PCB for more stability haha. Ill show what im talking about in pictures later on.

    So with Ek blocks you cannot come from the top since the inlet/outlet wholes when the card is in your case can only be accessed from the bottom. But EK gives you this addon block with your cards which is ment to use for linking multiple GPUs together. But im going to use it and stick 90 degree rotary compression fittings to be cable to come from the top. SHould look pretty good.

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    God on a side note, my camerica really sucks!

    Yeah I agree, thanks for the link.


    Okay everyone needs to shut up about the name. Its not the important part of this log at this point. Im not creative when it comes to project log names, but I don't give a flying fack.
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    Yes, the tide of public opinion is making Phenom blue in the face.
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    Wow that was out of the blue!
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  23. MxPhenom 216

    MxPhenom 216 Corsair Fanboy

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    Mailman might like the new title. haha
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    Love it.

    Dem circles...

    Who are you and why have you taken my cat? Why do you call him Norman, his name is Tom.

    My 550d has the same internal layout as your case so I am very interested in how this turns out. In my head I imagine I would take out the hdd cage and put the thickest 240 rad I can find there along with a slim 240 up top.
    Crunching for Team TPU
  25. MxPhenom 216

    MxPhenom 216 Corsair Fanboy

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    Real name of my cat or i should say sisters cat is Tabitha. But my friend came over for a weekend and his other friend has a cat named Norman who looks exactly like tabitha.. So he called lour cat Norman, and it just stuck. She responds to both Norman and Tabitha now haha.

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