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

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damn that is a tight fit up there!! very nice :toast:
 
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I am using Gelid's GC-Extreme compound and ready to mount the block.



The block has been clean internally and is looking sharp!....well as sharp as my crappy camera gets.:rolleyes:



 
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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 GTZ Block

EK DCP 4.0 Res/ MCP 4.0 Pump Combo


http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b10/T77snapshot/Freemanunderwater-1.jpg

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.

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b10/T77snapshot/radconfig-2.jpg

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:

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b10/T77snapshot/CIMG9999-1.jpg

I will be stripping my rig down right now....updates will soon fellow.:toast:
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Man thats a sweet logo in there :)
 

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posting to sub
 

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That's pretty tight, but just right. :D
 
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Ghetto mod!!!!

oh right so I ran into a problem when I mounted the top rad, I couldn't screw down the back corner part of the top plastic bezel because the radiator is in the way of the screw holes.



I managed to find a plastic strap with an adhesive backing and stick it to the bezel.





I then drilled a hole so I could pull the strap tight and screw it down thus holding the top bezel down to the case. As long as I dont knock it around to much it should be fine.





I guess this could be in the ghetto mod section too.:roll:
 
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where will you mount the fans?on top of the rad?

lookin good so far :rockout:
 
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Subbed.

Top notch ghetto mod there.
 
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nice :rockout:
 

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So, do the fans fit under the top panel then?
 
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very nice T77, I want to see it finished.-
 
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sweet :)
 
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The second radiator (RX120) will be mounted in the front 5.25" drive bays. I will be using two Noctua NF-P12's as the push\pull fan config. I was originally going to use one Noctua and a stock CM fan but decided to use the stock fan elsewhere. I am trying to improve the acoustics on this semi-new build. Also using the clear tubing just for exact length cuts for when I get the black/ orange tubing.






 
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Yah, buddy!
Looks like there was some other jazz going on around the corner that you didn't take pics of.:)

Those are some spendy rad fans.
 

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They are a bit more expensive than your run-of-the-mill variety, but they have a higher static pressure that makes them ideal for rads.
 
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You're right. I was confusing them with the S12, which I have heard have poor rad performance.
 
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Oh mi....sexy. Looking berry g00d home skallit!

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#50
Lookin good man! What else needs to be done? You have all the rads pump and res and blocks mounted correct? Lets see some temps!