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Forum: Project Logs 10th Apr 2012, 16:06
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Posted By RabidCicada
Well that was fun. I went to PAX East and won...

Well that was fun. I went to PAX East and won second place in the Custom Computer Case competition. Got a Geforce gt 440 for it.

I also added an intake tube to the pump to draw hot oil directly...
Forum: Project Logs 18th Mar 2012, 01:09
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
I was thinking for aesthetic reasons to keep the...

I was thinking for aesthetic reasons to keep the breathing apparatus outside the tank....but actually the pump being inside the tank seems like a good idea.

I wanted to filter because I've got a...
Forum: Project Logs 17th Mar 2012, 16:21
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
Anyone got a good idea for filtering the oil? I...

Anyone got a good idea for filtering the oil? I put 2 layered coffee filters on before but the pump has enough force it popped the filters like a balloon.
Forum: Project Logs 17th Mar 2012, 16:15
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
whoops...realised I accidentally flick you guys...

whoops...realised I accidentally flick you guys off at 1:06.
>.<
Forum: Project Logs 17th Mar 2012, 16:12
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
UpGrayeds!

I upgraded a little. Got my dual mcp35x2 pump yesterday, then sleeved and installed it today. It is two physical pump/motors that are tied into a single pump top.

Full Comp...
Forum: Project Logs 16th Mar 2012, 13:50
Replies: 194
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Posted By RabidCicada
Hmmm....The top right fan in my radiator likes to...

Hmmm....The top right fan in my radiator likes to make a little click. Gonna have to replace him. I pulled him out of my old computer and I guess he's just old.
Forum: Project Logs 16th Mar 2012, 00:16
Replies: 194
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Posted By RabidCicada
Well, I'm pretty much done. Now I just get to...

Well,
I'm pretty much done. Now I just get to tinker.

I've finished all physical construction and major case work.

[video coming as soon as it's uploaded and processed by youtube]...
Forum: Project Logs 2nd Mar 2012, 20:12
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
If I did it with a nice slow but strong torque...

If I did it with a nice slow but strong torque motor with the piston design like the video, I think it would be fine.

However I've had another turn of events.

I overlooked the pump they used in...
Forum: Project Logs 29th Feb 2012, 21:24
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
By requesting I meant I was requesting them from...

By requesting I meant I was requesting them from Maxim...the maker of the dallas one wires that crystal fontz uses.

I've been thinking about my issue. I might just have to go full nerd on this...
Forum: Project Logs 29th Feb 2012, 17:52
Replies: 194
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Posted By RabidCicada
Talked with a Varna Products engineer over lunch....

Talked with a Varna Products engineer over lunch. I really need to instrument my radiator and certain spots in the tank with temperature sensors.

I was hoping I could use their XD4 pump:...
Forum: Project Logs 29th Feb 2012, 02:14
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
How did Legoman666 get such good flow out his...

How did Legoman666 get such good flow out his stuff? Or performance if not flow? My guess is that my Mora radiator and quick disconnects are generating a ton of effective head pressure for that...
Forum: Project Logs 29th Feb 2012, 02:05
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
GFX card in. Running Fulltime. More to Do...

Quick Summary:
Modded 1 gfx card and put in oil computer.
Running full time on oil computer now.
Did LED placement testing with buddy and 2x12in strips. Ordered 24in strips 2xGreen, 2xAmber....
Forum: Project Logs 21st Feb 2012, 02:41
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
Well i brought the mineral oil computer upstairs...

Well i brought the mineral oil computer upstairs to drop in my 2 gtx 580s. Found out I'm going to have to remove the baseplate so I can remove the fan. I need to get rid of the fan so it doesn't...
Forum: Project Logs 18th Feb 2012, 03:11
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
No problems whatsoever that was the easiest RMA...

No problems whatsoever that was the easiest RMA I've ever done.

Them:Would you like a refund or a replacement?
Me: Replacement please. Trying to test color and placement etc. Thanks....
Forum: Project Logs 16th Feb 2012, 03:03
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
Just a quick update: Got my LED strips today...

Just a quick update:

Got my LED strips today from Xoxide. One strip was DOA. Someone broke the plastic covreing and a little circuitry on the strip. Got an RMA email out.

I took the...
Forum: Project Logs 14th Feb 2012, 18:33
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
A quick read on someone elses forum says it sells...

A quick read on someone elses forum says it sells for about $250/gallon

$5000 to fill my case with that. I like it and all....but not that much. Especially considering I'd still need to get more...
Forum: Project Logs 14th Feb 2012, 18:16
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
:jawdrop: :jawdrop: :jawdrop: :jawdrop: :jawdrop:...

:jawdrop: :jawdrop: :jawdrop: :jawdrop: :jawdrop: :jawdrop: :jawdrop: :jawdrop:

That is awesome.

I like that stuff but I'll finish with the mineral oil first.

Soon as I receive the LED...
Forum: Project Logs 13th Feb 2012, 21:23
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
Hehe. Yeah, I forgot about that reason. I...

Hehe.

Yeah, I forgot about that reason. I wanted a system where I didn't have to buy new waterblocks for each new component I added to the system:).

It'll cost way more up front as it already...
Forum: Project Logs 13th Feb 2012, 18:53
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
I've searched but can't seem to find the specific...

I've searched but can't seem to find the specific one your were talking about:(. But I did find this: http://www.maximumpc.com/article/features/hardcorepc_reactor?page=0,2

It looks like they use...
Forum: Project Logs 13th Feb 2012, 18:34
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
My goal wasn't for "great" temps though when I...

My goal wasn't for "great" temps though when I get time I will certainly improve the design for better thermal behavior.

My goal was for aesthetics and quietness. On that front it's doing well...
Forum: Project Logs 13th Feb 2012, 14:23
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
Rig is still running well. Absolute highest...

Rig is still running well.

Absolute highest equilibrium temps with prime95 on processor and folding@home on gpu:
50c for cpu (prime95 small FFTs <Max heat>)
59 for gpu.

Looking good. I...
Forum: Project Logs 12th Feb 2012, 22:54
Replies: 734
Poll: Scratch Build Acronym
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Posted By RabidCicada
This mod is awesome. Making your own heatsink...

This mod is awesome. Making your own heatsink clips is dedication:).
Forum: Project Logs 12th Feb 2012, 22:48
Replies: 800
Views: 267,832
Posted By RabidCicada
Beautiful looking project man. Just awesome. ...

Beautiful looking project man. Just awesome. Can't wait till a techshop opens up near me so I have access to the same kind of tools:).
Forum: Project Logs 12th Feb 2012, 19:51
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
Just placed an order for two tester LED strips: ...

Just placed an order for two tester LED strips:
http://www.xoxide.com/12led-striplight-green.html
http://www.xoxide.com/logisys-12-led-strip-amber.html

I'll be looking at where they can fit. ...
Forum: Project Logs 12th Feb 2012, 15:28
Replies: 194
Views: 54,684
Posted By RabidCicada
None so far. I kept the oil level right below...

None so far. I kept the oil level right below the connector panel on the motherboard.

From what I've read on other peoples experiences you really only have a problem with wire bundles or wires...
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