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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. erocker

    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    kinda fast. It's good to have a small funnel. Fill slowly, but not too slow.
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    Yeah ill fill it about about the speed that I feel my race bike with coolant.
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    Yup, pretty damn fast. I usually end up cycling the power switch on the pump's psu, it's damn hard to fill and leave the pump running, I let a 655 suck air for a few seconds that way. Anymore, I usually fill the res and then tip the case some, and try to get a bit of water into the rad and lines. Then I fill the res, cycle the pump till the res gets low, fill the res....on and on.
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    Well this should be interesting. With my luck lately, ill fuck something up. Ill probalby use the small funnel i use for changing oil in my bikes. Ill run it through the dish washer before hand to get all the oil cleaned off.
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    Now that is awesome ... Now that ODD's are not needing too much anymore, that is a great idea by that person!


    Yours WC setup looks pretty good so far, keep it up! :toast:
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    You took so long you should have just bought like 8 jugs of water, filled the kitchen sink, and stuff the block, the hose, the rad, all of it in the sink, and filled it that way. :p

    Would been dry by now, ready to rock.

    :roll:

    At the same time, I'm glad you are not rushing it.
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    Thats the thing, especially with doing something like this, I don't rush stuff when it comes to my own computer, well computers in general, unless someone needs a computer built quickly.

    Im in no rush to have the system up and running right now either so. might as well take that time to do this the right way.
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    I want the guys cabling he has for the PSU.
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    Probably custom
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    Just looks like regular single sleeved
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    I wish there was someone I knew that you could send the PSU to them to have it sleeved. I don't trust myself trying to do the 24 pin.
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    I've never sleeved myself; you pull the wires out and slide the sleeving on and then heat shrink them right? For the 24 pin are you just afraid of getting the wires mixed up when youre done, or what?
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    I did my own sleeving, having never attempted before, and it wasn't that bad. I really could have used a tool to get the pins out instead of a staple lol (that was the hardest part), but I used what I had. The 24pin was fun, just do 1 at a time. I do wish I has opened the PSU to bring the sleeving into the casing, as oppose stopping it right outside. Eh. Don't use a hair dryer, use a heat gun!
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    Yeah Sleeving is pretty easy. I sleeve my fans, other cables, Just haven't done PSU cables before.
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    Loop running yet?
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    Nope, Im not home right now. Work.
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    Wrigleyvillain PTFO or GTFO

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    That's why I don't do build logs.
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    The way I build computers it would take longer to take pictures and post them. :laugh:

    Of course I don't do anything fancy like this. :toast:
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    With my other case, i decided I wanted to paint it so I gutted it painted it and had it back together running in less than 4 hours. I usually like to get my build done and over with quick; but I suppose I can appreciate wanting to take your time
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Ahhh cant wait to see this thing shine! I remember P4 water loop! This thing OCed nicely!

    [​IMG]
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    Wrigleyvillain PTFO or GTFO

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    My Prodigy build is probably worth one (even though they are so common) but, yeah, I need to do things in my own time and got this other project too delaying things further. Can always just post finished pics.
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    Like I said I don't do anything fancy. Im looking forward to seeing Young Shavers build.
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    Wrigleyvillain PTFO or GTFO

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    Well one of mine was that I usually don't either.
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    My target is to have it done tonight. Just have the 2 hoses left, and leak testing to do. I hope to got I dont have leaks!

    If this allows me to clock my 680 from 1275 to near 1400. Ill be happy. Right now the only thing stopping me is temps.
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    Are people getting their 680's that high under water?! I think you'll find that heat won't be your limiting factor.

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