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I wonder, if I saw off the heatpipe from my southbridge to northbridge and put a separate sink on the southbridge, would that cause any problems with the northbridge?
no, please be careful! there is liquid inside those heatpipes, can be different, alcohols,water, additives. its what gives a heatpipe its main cooling power. if you want to cut it off, please clamp it together at one point, so the coolant cant leak out. then put a piece of cloth or paper, something that can soak the liquid, under the heatpipe, and saw it off, behind the place you clamped it tight. (in direction of the SB)
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yeah, it goes from the southbridge (with no sink there) to the northbridge (big sink with fan) and to the VRM area (with sink)

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no, please be careful! there is liquid inside those heatpipes, can be different, alcohols,water, additives. its what gives a heatpipe its main cooling power. if you want to cut it off, please clamp it together at one point, so the coolant cant leak out. then put a piece of cloth or paper, something that can soak the liquid, under the heatpipe, and saw it off, behind the place you clamped it tight. (in direction of the SB)
;)
Thanks, I'll definitely be careful with it then. I really don't have anything else laying around to replace the cooler if I eff it.
 
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That is hot damn awesome :D

EDIT: props for linking to the source too. I like it when people do that, tells the whole story :)
 
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Thanks guys. I have a lil something special on the way coming this week to add to the loop. Just an fyi, this thing is quiet like 22dba. The fans are louder than the pump, WAY louder.
 
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JR pretty ghetto there its gets my approval.
 

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I have since removed it. I need to replace the pump with something like a Via Aqua 1800 or a Maxijet. Something submersible that gives 350GPH+ and has max lift of 6ft.+ Was using a small 140GPH 39" lift that I bought for $18 locally.

EDIT:

When overclocking temps didnt scale too well. We're talking 56C for 3.5Ghz 1.4v, which is worse than running my air cooler. So something that can give more pressure throughout will work better. I have been pricing the pump and it is ~15+8 shipped.
 
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Nice its cheaper and better lol .... I think you should go that route .... i need to get back on water but i need a new cooler and pump res and rad .. well whole system my 1/4 line just dont do it anymore lmao .. built it on a p3 system hahahah used it till 3 months ago
 

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P3? You're talking a Koolance P3?

Once I get the pump under wraps and see how it performs I will be purchasing some epoxy and acrylic to create a pump/res.
 
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Yea i got the old school koolance system I still use the full tower case I took everything off and the 3 fan thing I am trying to sell it and it all works fine. Just I broke a barb off the pump and one off the cpu block
 
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So it's kinda like a scroll wheel right?

I like the thumb buttons but think a second scroll wheel in place of the buttons would be a better alternative.
 
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Benchmark Scores pretty fast!
pumps usually dont give a huge performance boost, but I wish you luck!
 
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