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Forum: Water Cooling 04-01-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By skorpien
The images resizing issue is to do with how...

The images resizing issue is to do with how they're attached. M0r7if3r made this a while ago...
Forum: Cases and Case Modding 03-13-14, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 592,191
Posted By skorpien
Oh! Wood! That makes more sense. It looked like...

Oh! Wood! That makes more sense. It looked like cardboard when I viewed it on my phone...

Pretty impressive use of zip ties :p
Forum: Project Logs 02-10-14, 11:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,251
Posted By skorpien
I'm glad I subbed to this, it turned out great! I...

I'm glad I subbed to this, it turned out great! I got the Tron theme too from your final pics. The tubing run also reminds me a bit of the old Windows screensaver with the pipes... Can't wait to see...
Forum: Cooling 01-21-14, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By skorpien
http://www.cmstore-usa.com/hyper-212-plus-evo-acce...

http://www.cmstore-usa.com/hyper-212-plus-evo-accessories-kit/

Comes with more than you need, but at least it has the fan retention brackets.
Forum: Water Cooling 12-24-13, 03:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,337
Posted By skorpien
Awesome :) it's finally getting started! That...

Awesome :) it's finally getting started! That makes sense with the temp probes. I would love to see the temps you get with the different speeds of the fans. I'm curious about the thermal performance...
Forum: Water Cooling 12-17-13, 04:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,337
Posted By skorpien
It's really a matter of preference. Both are safe...

It's really a matter of preference. Both are safe if used correctly. I was merely recommending the barbs for saving space, but it seems like compressions will fit too :)


My block came with...
Forum: Water Cooling 12-16-13, 09:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,337
Posted By skorpien
The teardown is to make sure everything is clean...

The teardown is to make sure everything is clean on the inside. Even with using biocide and distilled, there may still be buildup (plasticizer from tubing, possible biological growth, etc.). It's a...
Forum: Water Cooling 12-16-13, 06:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,337
Posted By skorpien
Awesome, thanks for the clarification. I saw on a...

Awesome, thanks for the clarification. I saw on a site that it accepted 220-240 volts and was worried it was the European version, but it probably has a voltage switch (either manual or automatic).
...
Forum: Water Cooling 12-13-13, 02:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,337
Posted By skorpien
Sorry for the lack of response. Yesterday was...

Sorry for the lack of response. Yesterday was rather busy.


I would recommend either 3/8 ID 5/8 OD or, if you're not going to have tight bends and bend radius isn't an issue, 3/8 ID 1/2 OD...
Forum: Water Cooling 12-10-13, 12:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,337
Posted By skorpien
As someone who has successfully watercooled his...

As someone who has successfully watercooled his phat 60GB PS3, I may be able to contribute to this discussion. You will absolutely NEED to add a fan to cool the PSU. I had initially added a 120mm...
Forum: Water Cooling 11-29-13, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By skorpien
You should really give the stickies a thorough...

You should really give the stickies a thorough read through. It will provide the basics for understanding water cooling.


Mineral oil cooling is submerging the motherboard in the mineral oil and...
Forum: Water Cooling 09-18-13, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By skorpien
They are not "press on" nor are they poor...

They are not "press on" nor are they poor quality. Here's the OCF review:
http://www.overclockers.com/primochill-compression-tube-reservoir-review
Forum: Water Cooling 09-11-13, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 739
Posted By skorpien
132842 There ya go. You really don't need...

132842

There ya go. You really don't need to put the rad in between the GPUs as temps within a loop rarely fluctuate more than a few degrees at any part in the loop (after the loop reaches...
Forum: Water Cooling 08-22-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,099
Posted By skorpien
People like that are the reason Red Bull...

People like that are the reason Red Bull commercials need to explicitly state that it doesn't, in fact, give you wings.

This is why natural selection needs to still be applicable to the human...
Forum: Water Cooling 08-12-13, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By skorpien
Primochill posted a video on YouTube (don't have...

Primochill posted a video on YouTube (don't have the link) that explains how you could go about cutting their rigid tubing. I think the guy used a band saw, a jig saw and a Dremel along with others....
Forum: Water Cooling 04-05-13, 02:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,561
Posted By skorpien
Distilled water and biocide is the best...

Distilled water and biocide is the best performing liquid. Everything else is just overpriced, overhyped and unnecessary.

In a world where radiators and blocks were made from dissimilar metals...
Forum: Cooling 02-28-13, 06:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 489
Posted By skorpien
Glad to help.

Glad to help.
Forum: Water Cooling 02-15-13, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,163
Posted By skorpien
The only thing to watch for with the Drive II is...

The only thing to watch for with the Drive II is to make sure that the reservoir is above the block to keep the pump primed. A bay res in the top bay or a rad with built in res mounted at the top of...
Forum: Water Cooling 01-18-13, 05:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 829
Posted By skorpien
The instructions will tell you how to mix it. I...

The instructions will tell you how to mix it. I can't remember off hand but a couple of drops is probably sufficient for most loops.

+1 to coloured tubing. Dyes tend to clog and stain your...
Forum: Water Cooling 01-11-13, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By skorpien
As Modz said, lowest part of the loop. Let...

As Modz said, lowest part of the loop. Let gravity do the work for you.
Forum: Water Cooling 01-11-13, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By skorpien
Anytime :) I went through the process of picking...

Anytime :) I went through the process of picking out QDCs for my PS3 loop a while back, so I'm glad I can put my research to good use now :thup:
Forum: Water Cooling 09-05-12, 07:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,919
Posted By skorpien
With ID, you won't notice any performance...

With ID, you won't notice any performance gain/decrease between 1/2" and 3/8". Technically speaking, a larger ID is better (as it increases flow), but the performance gain is so miniscule it's...
Forum: Water Cooling 08-20-12, 12:43 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 106,141
Posted By skorpien
Saw these on Facebook. Absolutely gorgeous!

Saw these on Facebook. Absolutely gorgeous!
Forum: Water Cooling 07-13-12, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By skorpien
As long as you don't use aluminum in your loop,...

As long as you don't use aluminum in your loop, you shouldn't need any additives other than biocides. Distilled/deionized water and .999 silver or PHN Nuke (or both) are all that's required.

You...
Forum: Water Cooling 06-29-12, 02:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,962
Posted By skorpien
Small Update

Hi all,

Apologies to those waiting on an update. I know it's been a while but life's been a bit hectic. That said, I've managed to make a bit of progress on the build :)

As was discovered in...
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