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I finally spent some money on my system again.

I got the Apogee, the Water block for the GPU, and some ramsinks for my vid card. 10 feel of .5 inch ID tubing, some clamps and some elbows. I am moving everything out of my PCV-2000B and putting it all back into my PC75 very soon. All I have left to get is a Northbridge water block and I think I will start assembling.

I have to figure out a drainage system though. I have a couple of valves from the origional swiftech closed system, but they are 3/8 ID. Maybe I will get some connectors that transform the sizes. It really won't inhibit the flow because they are strictly going to be for drainage.

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Nice, keep us posted.

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including pictures!

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  • 1 month later...

I just placed an order for more crap to put my water rig back together...

1 x Swiftech MCW30 Chipset Water-block (MCW30) = $29.95

1 x Swiftech STORM Extreme Performance Universal Water-block - Rev 2 (STORM) = $79.95

3 x Polypropylene "T" Fitting 1/2" (T-FITTING-1/2) = $5.97

1 x Black Floppy Drive (D359M3-BL) = $8.95

2 x Polypropylene "Y" Fitting 1/2" (Y-FITTING-1/2) = $3.98

1 x Lian Li Deluxe Computer Assembly Hardware Kit (LL-SCREWKIT) = $12.50

2 x Swiftech MCRES-MICRO™ Reservoir (MCRES-MICRO) = $39.98

1 x 1/2" to 3/8" UV Reactive Leakproof Reducer (REDUCER12-38) = $1.50

1 x Swiftech MCP655™ 12 VDC Pump (MCP655) = $79.95

2 x Danger Den Fillport (FILLPORT) = $23.98

Fillport Color Clear Anodized

Fitting Size 1/2" for 1/2" I.D. Tubing

1 x RadGrillz™ Stripes 2x120 Aluminum Black ACR-RG35289 (ACR-RG35289) = $18.95

1 x Scythe "KAMA BAY" 120mm Fan for 5.25" System Cooling - Silver (SCKB-1000SL) = $19.95

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Damn, hit the lottery or what?

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I haven't updated this topic in a while...

I had the rig completely setup, but didn't find a tiny leak in my res. Since that time I have rebuilt the water setup about 3 times and have poored water on my components a bunch of times. This time, I am going to have to wait a couple of days before I power up because i had a decent size spill draining the system out.

I am going to try the Fluid XP coolant and see how it works. If it doesn't do well, I will have poored water on my components 2 of those times for nothing. I am anxious to see if it will live up to its claims about being able to be poored on a working system and have no effect on it.

I will test this out on an older pII setup!

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I have a small leak somewhere and I can't find it. My fluid levels are steadily dropping at a slow rate, but I can't find a leak anywhere. I am going to top it off and let it run for a few more days to see if it may just be some air that was released. I am skepticle that this is the case though because small air bubbles will not cause your res to lose almost .25 inches in fluids!

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Wap it in colored paper and watch it.

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I'm telling you. Dry the outside of the radiator off completely, wrap it in colored paper and see if it leaks.

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I think I found the source of the dropping fluid levels...

I have always noticed a large congregation of air around it... i shook it around a bit and a TON of air was released!

Hopefully that will stop the fluid level drops

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  • 1 month later...

Love the reservoir window.

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Love the reservoir window.

So do I. :D

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Hey, so do I.

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i like the mod!

if you haven't put in a N.B. water block i would suggest looking at the DD ones....

just installed one in my rig and it looks sweet

sorry... just browsed through your pics and saw you had one installed...

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I think at most times, NB watercooling is a waste of money. This is the first rig I have water cooled the NB and I don't notice much difference in temps. maybe 3C. The only reason I actually went ahead and did it this time around is because the fan on the sink that came with the mobo was failing.

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