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Old April 21, 2008, 12:50 PM
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1 gpm is a popular goal for flow rates. Slower can still work just fine, but if you look at thermal capacities of waterblock and radiators, you can see that they loose effectiveness very quickly below 0.5 gpm, while beyond 2gpm starts to give you much smaller rates of return. Try your pump at different speeds, and see how the temps differ - a high pump speed will increase the pump's heat dump, remember.

I wouldn't wrap the pump - while most of the pump's heat gets dumped into the water, there is still a significant portion that needs to dissipate into the air. I've heard figures quoted anywhere from 10% to 30%, but it's generally agreed that having absolutely NO airflow around your pump is a bad thing, and can contribute to pump failure. Even if you don't have a fan actually going across it, simple convection can do the trick - as long as you haven't boxed the pump in.

If the tubing doesn't kink, going from mosfet to mosfet is fine. This is an area where flexible tubing can really shine, if you're trying to keep things neat. If the tubing isn't as flexible, then you'll just have to use bigger loops.
Thanks for the comments:
- Below 1GPM ain't gonna happen
- The pump will be vented from the back and bottom
- Pump heat dump will be annihilated by a dual 92mm radiator
- Tubing coils shall be used to prevent kinkage

Thanks for your comments guys, they are really helping!

Anything else?

Thanks in Advance

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Here is an updated coniguration...modding required hehehe

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Old April 26, 2008, 07:51 AM
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In the end, I just decided to water cool the CPU!

I am happy with my decision because my rig has never looked better!


Tell me what I think:

P.S. I used GlassPlus not Windex!!!
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Old April 26, 2008, 10:09 AM
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Very nice! That's a lot of Thermalright!
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Old April 26, 2008, 10:26 AM
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Thanks!

That is what my rig originally looked like, except with an Ultra 120 eXtreme on the CPU.
BTW, my camera sucks...
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Old April 26, 2008, 10:55 AM
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Damn!!!

That black fluid with the red coils looks great!!!!
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Old April 26, 2008, 11:07 AM
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Damn!!!

That black fluid with the red coils looks great!!!!

Yeah
One of the CCFLs died so I'll get brighter ones from AC Ryan...
BTW, the coils are actually solid insulated copper wires from Lowe's (or Home Depot, I don't remember)!
I used a piece of 5/8" copper pipe as a "coil base" of you will

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My comp is officially "Thermalrightatized"
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Old April 26, 2008, 11:07 AM
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Damn!!!

That black fluid with the red coils looks great!!!!
Yup yup nice build!

Next set of tubes I am going with the black tygon myself, I really like the look of blacked out tubes vs. clear.
Then again it will probably be in a cosmos so moot point.;)
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Old April 26, 2008, 11:57 AM
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Yup yup nice build!

Next set of tubes I am going with the black tygon myself, I really like the look of blacked out tubes vs. clear.
Then again it will probably be in a cosmos so moot point.;)
It's actually black Feser 1

Temps @ 3.6GHz 1.625v (400MHz x 9):
Idle (doesn't happen in Vista) CPU cores: ~ 33C 33C 36C 36C
Load Cpu cores: ~ 48C 49C 55C 55C

Dual evga 8800GTX @ 621MHz Core / 1458MHz Shader / 999MHz Memory
GPUs idle: ~ 42C 48C
GPUs load: ~ 58C 62C

Chipset idle/load @ 1600MHz 1.5v: BELOW 40C!!!

What do you think?
Could I go higher in CPU speed?
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yea looks good....nice system.. I prefer the black to the green I have-will have to get some!
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Old April 28, 2008, 09:30 AM
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Now all I need is hard drive bays for 6 of them!

What do you guys think of ICY DOCK? I will need two MB453SPF-B 's if I decide to go for them

Newegg.com - ICY DOCK MB453SPF-B Multi-Bay Backplane Module - HDD Accessories

It ain't too pretty, but it'll have to do

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