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{Project: Freeman} T77's Build Log / Benchmarks

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#1
That's right! Freeman's Box is finally going under water. This is a simple log where I can keep track of my progress in water cooling my cpu and eventually future cards/ board. All parts were purchased used from my friends here @ TPU and I would like to thank johnnyfive for the majority of the goods. My goal from this liquid build is too reach 3.8Ghz on my Phenom II X4 920:)


Now lets start with the hardware:

Koolance 2x140 Radiator

XSPC RX120 Radiator

BitsPower Compression fittings

Swiftech Apogee XT Block

EK DCP 4.0 Res/ MCP 4.0 Pump Combo




This is a basic idea of the radiator placement, The 2x140 Koolance will be mounted on top and the RX120 will be in a push/push config mounted in the middle front drive bays.



I will be using a tubing size of 7/16 ID, 5/8 OD and running distilled +PT Nuke. The color will be either Black, Orange, or both...I have not decided yet.:eek: However I have some extra clear tubing that I will be using for leak tests.

The before picture:



I will be stripping my rig down right now....updates will soon fellow.:toast:
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**Subscribed** Can't wait to see the final product!
 
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great wire management!!

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The breakdown...



I gotta drill some extra holes to mount the Koolance rad up top, Nzxt only provided holes for 120mm dual rads.

 
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sweet! cant wait to see what you come up with
 
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Super Duper! I hope you do go with both orange and black. You don't see many multiple color tube setups, and the ones out there look fantastic.

Do you have everything running on your mobo box? Whenever I tear my rig down, half the time is spent keeping it piecemealed together so I can still game and visit TPU:)
 

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Subscribed Snapshot!!!! Can't wait to see this awesome system unfold! I have always admired the your HL case man!!!!!
 
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#8
Super Duper! I hope you do go with both orange and black. You don't see many multiple color tube setups, and the ones out there look fantastic.

Do you have everything running on your mobo box? Whenever I tear my rig down, half the time is spent keeping it piecemealed together so I can still game and visit TPU:)
You know what...your right MT, I should use both orange and black colors. I am running the other rig (cruncher), it is really nice to have a fully built 2nd rig in the same room.:cool:
 

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subbed! orange and black liquid w/ clear tubes.:pimp:
 
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Updates:

I have mounted the 140mm rad on the top and that was really tricky due to my lack of hardware and making sure I had the clearance to keep the ram clips accessible on my board. Unfortunately a small portion of the rad will not get airflow, so I hope this will not be a large problem? if so maybe I will replace it with a 120.2 rad.



Have any of your guys ever saved those weird random pieces of metal thinking...hmmm I could use this one day, but it never happens? well today it did! (see smiley)




subbed! orange and black liquid w/ clear tubes.:pimp:
I'm not using any of that uv coolant junk sorry, I will be running distilled water plus PT Nuke. I also decided to use gloss Black and uv Orange tubing.
 
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why didnt you tell me about this ?? :(


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Subbed :)

Can you measure the width of that koolance rad? I need exact mm :)
 
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pretty nice so far ... I dont think the little bit of blockage will effect anything seriously so you should be good to go.
 
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Damn, thought it was 2x120mm.

Found this anyways. Seems it could work in my build... 3 of them for 3000w+
 
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i see two enermax magmas in the first pic, what will you do with them?:)
 
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Damn, thought it was 2x120mm.

Found this anyways. Seems it could work in my build... 3 of them for 3000w+
you need very high pressure fans for that one 30fpi is alot afaik
 

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I'm in on this one. Update please? :p
 
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Sub'd. Can't wait to see what the master of cable management can do with water :D
 
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As you can see, there is enough room for me to access the ram clips. (yes my cats hair is everywhere:laugh:)