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Old March 17, 2009, 06:08 PM
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I'm with Charlie on all of that.

Otherwise looks good.
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Old March 17, 2009, 06:16 PM
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I'm against colored dies... after what one has done to the internals of a CPU block... if you want color, go for colored tubing. The same Primochill tubing is great.
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Old March 17, 2009, 07:01 PM
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I'm against colored dies... after what one has done to the internals of a CPU block... if you want color, go for colored tubing. The same Primochill tubing is great.
Agreed completely, I now have 3 sets of coloured Primochill tubing on its way from PPCS(HATE dealing with these guys). The Feser green left a really nasty crust on the inside of my tubes, I'm not sure how bad the self-mixed stuff is but the pre-mixed gets nasty after some time.
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Old March 17, 2009, 07:10 PM
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Awsome guys. Thanks for the input :) Ive got with said advice, and removed the fluid, anti-kinks and clear tubing in favor of UV red tubing, controlled pathing, and distilled water ;)

Also, I added 5 pairs of barbs (which I totally forgot about for the Rad, let alone the plastic garbage on everything else), and the heatsinks for the cards.

Thanks alot guys :) Final bill was still under 400 with taxes and shipping!
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Old March 17, 2009, 07:12 PM
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"controlled pathing"?
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Old March 17, 2009, 07:20 PM
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lol, I ment I was using your advice Charlie, and using the 'natural bend' of the hosing to route my paths so I dont have to use anti-kinks!
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Old March 17, 2009, 07:23 PM
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Gotcha. You'll see and feel what I mean when you route your first section, and use the bend in the tubing.
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Build completed tonight. I'm on it right now.

No major hiccups...a lot of planning, re-planning, then getting it right only to change my mind. I didn't end up using the chipset block on my P5K, because I would have had to replace the Soutbridge, and VRM heatsink because its a Uni-block. Other then that, no major changes. My P180 case got a paint job after I test fitted. Realized that crappy steel look sucks with my nice red hose. So after a trip to Home Depot for some flat black, she got bombed! I also put in my 88gt(g92), and watercooled the GTX(g80) I was given.

The 88gt will be my PhysX and Folder, while I game on the GTX. On a side note, can someone PM me directions on how to set up the GPU client to pick and choose which GPU to use?

I'll get pics up tomorrow in the gallery section. I think it looks pritty good!
It was alot of fun to be honest. Everything went (generally) smooth up to my leak test. Jumpered the power supply, took a boo...not bad. I didnt see puddles! Let it run for a few, came back...Rut-ro. I guess I didnt tighten down the one barb on the CPU fully, just a micro leak. Tightened that up, let er run for a few more. Boom. Perfect.

Thanks for everyone's help! The community here is bar none awsome
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It really looks like you picked out some GREAT parts, you should see some really nice performance out of your cooling system. I hope it all came together nicely, can't wait to see the pictures!
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