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its newer but it doesnt have NB temps and none of the asus pc or ai suite work any more :ohwell:
 
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have you tried everest?
 
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its newer but it doesnt have NB temps and none of the asus pc or ai suite work any more :ohwell:

that is some strange stuff! and Everest should allow you to check also.. Even the free version.
 
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lol it doesnt have a NB sensor only CPU and MB and I use Everest it doent have NB temps
 
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It doesn't seem to be challenging it to me. It dissipates almost twice as much heat with Ultra High speed fans. It's ahead of the PA with fan speeds 1350rpm and up. Considering they're both around the same price, I know which one I would choose unless space was a serious concern.
 

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I should be in the club (not that one silly billys,i'm a man :p) soon,with this setup.

D5 vario pump
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tygon 1/2" tube
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I will be adding an ek full cover block for my gpu too asap.
 
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It doesn't seem to be challenging it to me. It dissipates almost twice as much heat with Ultra High speed fans. It's ahead of the PA with fan speeds 1350rpm and up. Considering they're both around the same price, I know which one I would choose unless space was a serious concern.
I don't think a plastic rad kit is suitable on the 480 and space (even for me) is a concern. If there were some sort of metal bracket set that would allow for fan hole mounting it would be easier. Granted it's a great rad to have but you have to have a place to put it.


Edit:
Some 90 degree brackets from home depot just might work though. But who's ready for the Black Ice GTX 560



Someone draw this I think so I am not sure how accurate it is. However it gives you an idea...
 
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I should be in the club (not that one silly billys,i'm a man :p) soon,with this setup.

D5 vario pump
Thermochill 120.2 rad
swiftech apogee gt cpu block
tygon 1/2" tube
T/line fill system

I will be adding an ek full cover block for my gpu too asap.
:toast: (sorry for the late reply :eek:)
Welcome to the club let us know when you are up and running. And don't be afraid to ask questions.
 
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Ok, I have to ask if anyone out there tried any of the fatboy barbs? DD finally has them for thermochill radiators.
 
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got some fat boy's/bitspower barb's on my maze5, they work mint :D
 
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got some fat boy's/bitspower barb's on my maze5, they work mint :D
Was it easier to bleed when you refilled your loop? Any other noticeable differences?
 

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I don't think a plastic rad kit is suitable on the 480 and space (even for me) is a concern. If there were some sort of metal bracket set that would allow for fan hole mounting it would be easier. Granted it's a great rad to have but you have to have a place to put it.
If space is a concern, then yeah, the PA120.3 is probably the better idea. But if you're anything like me, and run on an open bench, then I think the GTX480 is probably the better idea.
 
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Was it easier to bleed when you refilled your loop? Any other noticeable differences?
barb's did not affect my refill time, still had to twist + tilt and lay the case to get all the air out :eek:

they're slightly larger than regular barb's, due to their design they grip tubing really well

best method i've found to bleed TOP mount RAD

GTX480 with some high power fan's will definately beat out a PA120.3 ;)

:toast:
 

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Ok I will be starting to set up my water system on the Maximus later this week.Here are the parts that are going in.

SwiftTech Micro Res
DDC 3.2
PA120.3
D-Tek CPU block
EK blocks for the NB,SB and VRegs
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Will add GPU cooler later(when money allows:))

I have a small question -as I will be cooling the CPU,NB,SB and VRegs,what would be the best way to run my loop? ie-
RES >> PUMP >> RAD >> CPU >> NB >> VREGS >> SB >> RES

Or as I will be adding a GPU cooler later would there be any advantage/disadvantage of adding a Y connector after the RAD and have the CPU,NB and VRegs on one part and the GPU and SB on the other and then both back to RAD.
With the Y connector it might also help with routing tubing round the case as it will be a tight squeeze cooling everything.
Any other ideas on routing the tubes let me know.

Ok, I have to ask if anyone out there tried any of the fatboy barbs? DD finally has them for thermochill radiators.
Will be using some on my pump and PA120.3, only they are the G1/4 thread with the adaptor for the Thermochill thread.


EDIT:This is the first time I have used this pump.Is it up to the job or would I be safer sticking with my SwiftTech MCP655
 
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a Y will split your flow/pressure in half

loop order does not really matter it is best to have the shortest straightes run's possible
 
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Here are some photos of the Thermochill barbs which are G 3/8 thread





On the left is the regular barb for the Thermochill rad. On the right is the fatboy barb.





Here are some photos of a regular barb which uses a G 1/4 thread.



On the left is the regular barb. On the right is the fatboy barb.
 

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I have the fatboys on my Bitspower pump top. Love those things. they seal so easily. I eventually want to replace all of my barbs with them.
 

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Those would just be on the front:) high on the back
BUT
The 480 I bet already does a lot of damage even with low fan speeds ......I bet.
 

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They are not that bad tho
48.8 CFM

Which is about what I run on the 240 because 74CFM is LOUD
 

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Those would just be on the front:) high on the back
BUT
The 480 I bet already does a lot of damage even with low fan speeds ......I bet.
The PA120.3 beats it with low speed fans. Read the link Eastcoast posted above.
 

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LOL by one degree, and then smokes it the rest of the time.


1 degree does not turn me away:)
 
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