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Custom Water Block. Is it viable?

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Temo Vryce

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Sep 24, 2001
Hi, I've been lurking arround this board on and off for a while now and I've finally decided that I want to build a water cooling setup for my computer. It's a PIII 667MHz currently running at 700MHz. I ran Burn6 on it last night and the external thermometer(sp?) hit 65*C before I shut Burn6 down. Now what I plan to do is simple. I have a heatsink that I plan on using for the base of the block. I was thinking of putting a Plexiglass case arround the heatsink to complete the water block. My input would be in the centre of the top of the block with two outputs on one side. I have a BMP image that I'll attach to give you something to look at so I make some sense. Now what I would like to know is if you feel that it will work? Thank you for your time and any advice that you can give me.
 

CSaddict

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Jun 19, 2001
Location
CT, USA
Generally plexi and metal expand at differnet rates therefore you may get leaks unless you really seal the crap out of it. But its a good idea and I think it will work. Run it for a few days before you put in just to be sure!
 

Tecumseh

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Feb 26, 2002
Location
Ohio
It can be made to work, but the results wont be fantastic.
WBs evolved past the HS-encased-in-plexiglass or lexan
over two years ago. You don't see this much anymore
except for guys experimenting.