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Discussion in 'Portable & Small Form Factor' started by kmao37, Jul 2, 2020.

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    Case arrived today :p

    Need to find a good cooling combo, does anyone already have a list of stuff that I can just copy, lol? Been too busy to get a list of stuff to buy recently.

    Might upgrade the 5600xt to a 2080 super watercooled version from EVGA, instead of just building an AIO.
     
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    So far for my loop I've bought:
    Alphacool GPX Waterblock for my GPU
    3 x Noctua NF-A12x15 Chromax fans
    XSPC TX240 Radiator
    DC-LT pump and the DC40 res

    Still to buy:
    All my fittings and tube
    CPU waterblock (still undecided on what I want to get)
     
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    This or this
     
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    Trying my hardest to be happy for you and not insanely jealous.

    My tracking says its still waiting to depart China. It's been cleared though. Actually it has two reports of clearing customs and awaiting departure. Hopefully there isnt an issue. Last update was Saturday.
     
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    Haha, thank you mate :p

    For my tracking it was waiting to depart china for like 1 week, and then the next day I saw it was in Sydney just waiting for clearance, and then got it 2 days after. You should get yours Friday, or early next week :)

    Thank you tazor, hope you don't mind me being a copycat and grabbing the exact same rad and pump, and res. I'm gonna try fit a 25mm and a 15mm in the rad though, I think it's doable according to reddit and I would like a bit better cooling.

    gonna try fitting my h210i with a reg Corsair fan and a nf12by15 in the case today, hopefully I can get the entire build done within 2 hours. Can’t wait!!
     
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    Oh god oh no.

    First sfx build and it's quite hard. Ended up finishing it but the shitload of cables from the h100i are screwing me over, so I probably need to re-build it tomorrow. Really really need a rad/aio that has a lot less cables, it's crazy in there.
     
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    Yeah man - SFX can be challenging. Its kind of ridiculous how many cables the H100i has. Whats the build quality of the case like?
     
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    I'll give them that. Amazing quality, the mesh metal panels and sliver finish look really nice and feel nice and chunky. Better than the case and any other case I've had.

    Reminds me of my own hefty custom keyboard, which is a good thing.
     
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    Huh, those are nice and that first one in the matte silver actually matches my motherboard look pretty well.

    I've not heard of these guys before - are they a start-up?

    Might actually pick up one of the Signature V2's, thanks for the link!
     
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    You're welcome! They're relatively new compared to the other guys, but they're currently in first place as far as thermals are concerned; see here.

    EDIT: Just saw what pump you'll be using. It's worth mentioning these blocks do exhibit the biggest pressure drops compared to your run-of-the-mill blocks.
     
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    How tall are the OptimusPC blocks? Main reason I'm looking at the EK Magnitude is it's only 19.3mm tall and with fittings is within the clearance for the T1 in 3-slot config. I've sent them the question but if you know that would help :D
     
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    Can't help you there, sorry :(
     
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    Hmm.... I might get that block, black alu looks super super nice.

    I'm having a look at tubing and fittings, I heard that quick disconnect is usually the best for sffx pcs, anyone got some recommendations.

    Going to be using matte white or black soft tubing, basic and easy.
     
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    Koolance QD3s are the bees-knees when it comes to QDC
     
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    Okay, thanks a lot mate :)

    Right now the build is looking like
    - NF12X15 + NF12X25 12mm fan grills
    - Custom PSLATE Motherboard cables + CPU cables + maybe pcie?
    - Optimus PC black alu cpu block
    - EKWB EK-Tube ZMT Matte Black 15.9/9.5mm Tubing - 3m (think this is what op tech uses)
    - Alphacool Eisstation DC-LT 40
    - Alphacool DC-LT 2600
    - XSPC TX240 Radiator
    - Need to look more into the fittings, I have no idea what the 100 options are haha

    Anyone want to share shipping on PSLATE cables? Quite pricey, I must say.
     
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    Well it's done - https://imgur.com/a/5ZrY04r

    A decent first attempt. Will need to re-organise when WC gear arrives.

    Tazor, where did you find one of those TX240 rads? Seems to be out of stock everywhere haha.
     
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    Looks sleek af - got a front on photo? Id be interested in seeing the two tone front
     
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    PLE were expecting stock this week when I ordered.
     
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