CIVATO's LIAN-LI H2O Q(uiet) G(aming) R(ig)

Discussion in 'Die-hard Overclocking & Case Modifications' started by civato, May 8, 2010.

  1. civato

    civato Master Guru

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    I have limited space to put my pc. The space I have is 64.4cm (H) x 27 (W) x 64 (D).
    I could fit in a big case but I wanted to do something special.
    It had to be QUIET and COOL.

    So this is my first CPU / GPU watercooling build.

    What did I buy?

    The case Lian Li PC-7FNW.

    CPU:
    Swiftech Apogee XT for CPU Core i7.

    GPU'S (GTX280 in sli)
    Swiftech MCW60-R Universal
    Swiftech MCW60 GT200 adapter kit
    Swiftech GTX200 Heatsink GTX200-HS

    Reservoir:
    Swiftech MCRES-Micro Rev2 Reservoir

    Pump + Top:
    Laing D5-MCP655 12V - 1/2
    Bitspower D5/MCP655 Top - Acetal

    Radiator + stand:
    2x TFC Xchanger 360 Triple
    2x Radiator Stand 360 - Black

    Tube: Feser Tube UV - HighFlow - 1/2 ID - 3/4 OD - RED

    Fan controller + Fans +Grill:
    Lian Li PT-FN04 BLACK
    Cooler Master 120MM R4-L2R-20AC-GP 2000RPM + 120MM Noise Absorber - TFC Xvibe - Black
    120MM Fan Grill LaserCut Biohazard

    Fittings , fillport , clamps and springs: from Koolance , Bitspower and EK

    Cooling water : Feser Aqua - Ultra Pure Water + Feser VSC - Heat Carrier 500ML

    Sleeve kit:PrimoChill Flexsleeve Kit UV RED

    Thermosensor: Thermosensor G1/4 met Display (blauw)

    Light :Cold Cathode Twinset UV - 10cm (is not installed , still waiting for it)


    For system specs look at my signature.

    Here are some pic.

    My case , naked and putting noise absorbing carpet in

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    Putting the reservoir

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    My GTX 280's
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    The pump
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    TO BE CONTINUED.....
     
  2. civato

    civato Master Guru

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    Installing my Radiators
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    The result:
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    Hope you liked it , when the UV lights arrive i put them in and the red tubing will get allot cooler , I will post a pic. then

    I also had to put a 40mm fan on the IOH (x58 chipset) because now with no fans in the case it got hot, now 57°C

    MY temps:

    CPU Cores 35°C - 38°C. load= 57°C

    GPU's 38°C in Idle , 100% Load (Furmark , 3D Mark Vantage) 45°C-49°C , AMAZING!!!!!! For 2x GTX 280.

    They use to be 85°C on 100% load

    AND THIS SYSTEM IS SO QUIET , the fans turn at 7V at 1000RPM with the Fan controller.

    Total cost for the watercooling : About 1300 Euro's , all stuff was bought here http://www.highflow.nl/
     
  3. sk8zophrenia

    sk8zophrenia Ancient Guru

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    looking good man.:thumbup:
     
  4. TruMutton_200Hz

    TruMutton_200Hz Ancient Guru

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    Looks clear. :)
     

  5. ottoyu34

    ottoyu34 Master Guru

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    Great stuff. Nice setup.

    On what speed, vcore are you getting 57C? 3DM Vatange?
    cause those are quite low temp. thanks
     
  6. YuKsS

    YuKsS Maha Guru

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    wow sir that´s rig is hot.. !
     
  7. scoter man1

    scoter man1 Ancient Guru

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    Thats a smart idea to have the rads and res on top! Like it a lot.
     
  8. Tat3

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    At the left, is that quick release for fillport ? :O

    I hope that it's secured some way, would not be nice of something hit that accidentally, you drop book to it or anything.

    Other than that, looks very good. :thumbup: Been looking for a case to fit dual 120.3 rad's without modding, it's damn hard to find one. Perhaps need to make similar place for two rads at the top of the case.
     
  9. FULMTL

    FULMTL Ancient Guru

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    July rig of the month!

    Its hard to tell from the pictures, but what direction are the fans blowing on the rads? Outward < > or one direction < < ?
     
  10. sk8zophrenia

    sk8zophrenia Ancient Guru

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    yeah probably rig of the month.. i like the clean look, well organized.
     

  11. Omagana

    Omagana Ancient Guru

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    Nice idea, creative thinking :thumbup:
     
  12. Cyrax

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    nice work civato,keep up the good work
     
  13. civato

    civato Master Guru

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    THX Cyrax , will do , keep building stuff is my new hobby , this is my first real build from the bottom to top.

    THX to all for the respons !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Well i got a little carried away , it's not 57°C it's 61°C in 3DMark vantage
    1.40V on the core i7 940.

    Now with the swiftech Apogee XT and MX3 cooling paste with those 2 360 rads it performance beyond my dreams. And this with 2 GTX 280 in the same loop.
    It keeps amazing me.

    These are my temps and voltage during 3DMark Vantage , look at my GTX 280's
    Cpu voltage = I use EIST (notice the min and max value) because i don't want to use energy when it's not needed ,I know this effects my overclock , with EIST enabled this is as high I can get. 4084MHz. 100% the vCore is 1.40V.

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    This is thanks to the people of HIGHFLOW.nl for helping me with all my questions regarding a good watercooling setup.
     
    Last edited: May 9, 2010
  14. civato

    civato Master Guru

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    From the inside thru the Rads , so they push the air thru the Rads.

    I could only setup the fans this way because if I put them on the outside the radiators would become to close to each other so there was no more room to place the fittings and tube.
     
  15. civato

    civato Master Guru

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    The fillport is on top of the case .
    It is a quick release(inside the case , nothing can drop on it there and it is well secured) so i could disconnect all my stuff (cpu , gpu waterblocks) without dreaning the whole system.
    There was a second one on the pump (between pump and cpu) but the rubber washer was missing so i need to get me a new one.

    On the bottom of the black tubing outside the case you see a tap so i could drain my system there , outside my case.

    I wanted to see my rads and I like my LIAN LI case , I did alot of thinking on how to do and it work out just fine.
     
    Last edited: May 9, 2010

  16. Mega_Death

    Mega_Death Maha Guru

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    Very nice rig civato.
     
  17. civato

    civato Master Guru

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    New benchmark results on the H2O cooling.

    Room Temp 23°C
    Settings= Core i7 940 @ 4153 MHz ( 1.43V) MAX load temp on cores is 65°C :banana:
    2x GTX 280's in SLI = 774 MHz core / 1582 MHz shader /1296 MHz memory (1.262V) Max load temp is 47°C :banana:

    3DMark Vantage : P 29250

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    Cinebench 10 : 23250

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    Last edited: May 10, 2010
  18. civato

    civato Master Guru

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    Added UV light.

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  19. Omagana

    Omagana Ancient Guru

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    Nice one bud, UV is great.
     
  20. civato

    civato Master Guru

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    Thanks , had mod the damn thing , power cable was to short , but everything working great now.
     

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