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hc1001

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well i finally got everything together and up and running. i took some pics to get some advice to my setup, im a noob at watercooling. here are some pics of my case and watercooling. i havent gotten around to fixing up the wires and stuff...too lazy. the fan on the side is a 92mm blowing in and the top hole is a 120mm fan blowing out. i appreciate any advice.


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hc1001

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"i havent gotten around to fixing up the wires and stuff...too lazy" hehe..... i do have one question....what is a good 120mm fan that is quiet and blows more than 60cfm? im currently using a panaflo L 120mm and it is quite noisy...i think its because it is vibrating on the radiator or the case or the fan filter.....but i think i might need another fan. can anyone tell me if the panaflo L 120mm is quiet for them? maybe i will add those little rubber things to stop vibration. but when i first tried teh fan, it was kinda loud for my taste.
 
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hc1001

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ill try the rubber things i guess. where should i add them? in between the case and 120mm fan? or in between the rad and 120mm fan? or both?....hope it helps.

the thing is that i made the 92mm side fan hole to suck fresh air in and let the 120mm fan suck it up through the radiator. if i add a push fan (which i dont think will fit lol) it will also block that 92mm side fan hole, eliminating the whole idea of having a side hole there letting fresh air in....
 

ATLPIMP

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No.

I've got one of each here. The Papst is DEFINATELY quieter than the L1A, but it moves much less air. Regardless, I chose the Papst; I don't like noise.
 

Wicked Klown

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For my set up I'm running a 120mm 131 cfm Ys-Tech ran at 7volts. Not really that loud with the 80mm 68 cfm Delta 80mm 80cfm Delta and the 80mm 50cfm Sunon I am running at 7volts.
 

EluSiOn

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couple advice,

I assuming your radiator is at the top of your case close to the PS

it would be great for your setup to go these sequence

pump -> radiator -> cpu -> video card -> res -> pump

You want to have the coolest water go to your cpu first.

people also suggesting using the T fittings instead of using a res but it is matter of preference, using a T fitting will make your case more roomy
 
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hc1001

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thx elusion but do u think having the pump to rad will cut the waterflow down? im gonna stick to the res
 

lebe0024

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In other cases, I wouldn't say it would matter all that much...
BUT, in your case, I would DEFINITELY go pump->rad->CPU->GPU->res. That way, you're using less tubing, the lines will be straighter, and you're wont' be doing the loopty-loop effect like you have now (up to cpu, down to gpu, up to rad, down to pump)
 

JFettig

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I say, smaller pictures for us 56kers:p and it looks good as far as i can see, i cant hardly see the pictures, im stuck on 56k tilll my broadband gets fixed...i love resevores, they work sooo nice! i dont really get what peoples problem is with them if they are made correctly and put in the correct place..
 

EluSiOn

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lol... I got homestead daily bandwidth reached as well.... Good you got the MAZE 3, i couldn't tell from your previous pics.... I have nothing against Res either, and I probably will use Res on my system...

p.s. my water cooling system component still on its way here.