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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by Nitro-Max, Mar 17, 2008.

  1. Velvet Wafer

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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)
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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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    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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    When looking at shuttle PCs on google i found this ghetto mod someone had of a small shuttle with a 8800GTX fabbed in LOL

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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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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    LOL i was like :twitch: when i seen it HAHA! :pimp:

    Once i get the new HIS 3870 i will post pics of it in my HTPC :)
     
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    Who needs a bigger case, when there is plenty of good room to use outside of it :D Looks mighty nice with the side panel on :)
     
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    I agree and it pulls FRESH CLEAN AIR
     
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    Hard drive cooler? Meh, why buy one when I have an extra 80mm fan and a hard drive bay I could use?

    Zip ties = Win. :toast:

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    done this a while ago when i had a shuttle pc, power supply was dead so i made a normal one fit . . .
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    Thought you guys would enjoy this one.

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    I really like the radiator xD Very nice bro! Enjoy it! :D
     
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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.

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    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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    Modded my Raven gaming mouse as it came fresh from the package. Will be posting a project log with 100 pics to show what I did. And there should be at least 20 more to really show all the phases.

    It now stands as a testament of the real DIY spirit. I didn't put a dime on the modding. It looks horrendous as it's finishing touch is yet to come.

    Starting point
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    "Finishing" point
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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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    pumps usually dont give a huge performance boost, but I wish you luck!
     
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