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    Seeking input on small fan controllers, Aquacomputer Quadro?

    Do you have one? Can I ask how you would mount it? I've searched around and haven't found any good pics on how it can be mounted - most pictures online have folks hide them but I want to try to figure out a clean solution.
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    Old Case new Hardware - Dangerden Build

    Build Considerations, Case Quirks, Objective, and Design Rules. When I was shopping in 2021, I noticed that unplated copper blocks were no longer available from anybody, and it was a struggle to get anything due to shortages. On top of that, only a handful of folks offered blocks for the...
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    Old Case new Hardware - Dangerden Build

    Fast forward to summer 2021. During the pandemic, I had become tired of my very slow computer as bluescreens started to become more regular, so it was time to upgrade. And it was a great time to cut open all of my water bits and take pictures to show everyone what 6 years of no maintenance...
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    Old Case new Hardware - Dangerden Build

    Background I purchased this tower off Ebay in 2014 in an move to downsize from an original Thermaltake Level 10. At the time I wanted to build in memory to Dangerden so I kept as many as my parts on theme as possible, and I wanted an inverted setup. So I mounted a DD Monsoon D5 Reservoir upside...
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    Old Case new Hardware - Dangerden Build

    Dangerden Tower 21 Build Hi pals, in attempts to defeat my executive dysfunction, I am starting a log. I purchased MOST of these parts in the middle of the pandemic in 2020 and 2021, and have been running this computer on air since, despite having water blocks and radiators laying around my...
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    Seeking input on small fan controllers, Aquacomputer Quadro?

    Hey folks, I'm at 99% in a build right now, and the only outstanding issue that I haven't solved is fan control. I'm using 3 fans on a single dewire relay (only need 1 fan control), D5 Vario that doesnt need control. One temp sensor in the water. The way the system is set up right now, the...
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    WTB: Dangerden tower case(s)

    Wednesday morning bump :)
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    WTB: Dangerden tower case(s)

    Bump. Figured I'd clarify my goal here. Looking to keep these acquiries in the $500-600 USD range, negotiable. End goal is to make CAD files from them
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    WTB: Dangerden tower case(s)

    Hey folks, long time no see. I'm still trying to buy old danger towers. Tower 21, 26, 29, or any Q series. Not interested in torture racks.
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    WTB: Danger Den Tower 21 or 26 Case

    Back for another bump from the grave. Still looking. Also would be super down for CAD files, as I live near enough laser cutters to get this made for myself :)
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    School me on radiators and fans - first real custom water loop.

    Lots of people have tested this before you. You should do more reading before you commit. You can start here.,burning%20out%20the%20motor%20sooner.
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    Best CPU Waterblock?

    Holy hell. I'm mildly regretting ordering a Raystorm Neo now.
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    School me on radiators and fans - first real custom water loop.

    Its a cool idea, but it wont work like you think it will. Turbine effect will mean the stronger fan will do all the work, and the weaker fan will do nothing. You have to match your fans to see performance gains. Just mount your fans in push or push/pull, and then run sufficient exhaust to get...
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    School me on radiators and fans - first real custom water loop.

    So, radiators tend to perform differently depending on fan type, speed, push vs push/pull, etc. I've been using this roundup for years: The gist of it is, it shows you how each rad performs in watts, per fan speed and setup. For a...
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    I got threatened with getting negative heatware for clicking the wrong (but more expensive for me) delivery option in fedex.

    You are literally your own worst enemy. You still are failing to take responsibility for your behavior. Saying that he's "butthurt" over YOUR shit behavior is more evidence that you are the problem. This would be a non issue if you had any manners.
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    WTB: Danger Den Tower 21 or 26 Case

    I didn't win the ebay case, it went for double retail. I still want a tower 26 if somebody has one laying around.
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    Best CPU Waterblock?

    Came here to say TechN. Their AM4 block aims the inlet at the cores, so it performs slightly better than optimus and heatkiller. Only issue is you HAVE to run the water inlet from the bottom of the block, don't have an option to invert it. Also the logo is a magnet, so you can take it off...
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    WTB: Danger Den Tower 21 or 26 Case

    I'm not going to lie, I just bid on it. Whoever is holding has a really high strike price.
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    WTB: Danger Den Tower 21 or 26 Case

    Bumparino. I see the one on ebay - but its not the color I want lol. Plus I'd rather do business with [h] friends.
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    WTB: Danger Den Tower 21 or 26 Case

    I'm gonna bump this.
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    WTB: Danger Den Tower 21 or 26 Case

    Figured this is the best place to post. I want another Dangerden case, and Moonlight mods have gone defunct. Anybody have a tower26 or the equivalent Q or black edition case laying around?
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    Cleaning to convert loop from silver+copper to all nickle?

    I understand that nickel is plating over copper. However, internet consensus and EK's own warranty states that putting silver in a loop with nickel will strip the plating. And they recommend using a coolant - not distilled water - for long life. Internet consensus supports this, as i've seen...
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    Cleaning to convert loop from silver+copper to all nickle?

    Hey folks, I have an idea here, tell me if i'm being to paranoid. I currently have a Dangerden monsoon reservoir with a silver plug in it, and all copper blocks, running distilled water. I'm looking at current production watercooling stuff, and most of it seems to be nickel and pure copper...
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    collapsed tube

    Your bend is too tight. Increase the length of tube for that connection in order to soften the bend.
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    do new games suck or am I cynical?

    Pro tip from another gamer in their 30's. Earth Defense Force 4.1 5 just came out, but they're still ironing it out.
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    Recommend me an algeacide...

    I use a Monsoon Antimicrobial Silver Bullet Plug. Screws right into my reservoir.
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    What radiator fans?

    Nidec Gentle Typhoons or Noctua A12's The GT's are super quiet for how fast they are, and the A12's are based on GT's but with a bunch of improvements like custom plastic, notched wings, etc. Ball bearings FTW
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    DFI LANparty UT nF4 SLI-DR (S939) in box

    BFG didn't go under due to their sweet warranty and support. They went under because Best Buy, which made for something like 80% of their sales just dropped them out of nowhere. They even said it themselves in an interview when it happened.
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    1366 x58 Xeon Enthusiast overclocks club

    I have an odd issue thats been popping up. I've had my e5649 running solid at 3.8ghz for a few years, but over the past 12 months or so i cant overclock it all. I tried for a tiny overclock of 150 bclk and locking the core voltage at 1.25v, it corrupts windows when i try to boot. Takes a solid...
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    Good 7/16 ID tubing these days?

    Hey friends, I have myself a pickle here. I've been using masterkleer clear 7/16" ID 5/8 OD" tubing, friction fit over DD fatboy 1/2" barbs for years now and I want to rebuild. Problem is that nobody carries this tubing in clear anymore. I want to use this tubing as its worked fantastically...
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    How often do you replace your case fans?

    I'd replace mine if they started making noise, but my scythe AP-15's are 5 years old running almost 24/7 and still silent. Ball bearing love
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    Enermax T.B. RGB Fan 3-Pack & RevoBron 600W PSU Luck Draw

    I'd put these spiffy modern fans on my 12 year old dangerden case.
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    How many of you make use of the 360 deg. function of MARS fan from In Win?

    Nobody is laughing that they're recommending that you strap their expensive fan to an existing fan on the webpage for "efficiency"? I'm dying. Oh god what a waste of time and money.
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    Borderlands 2 Loot Chest, with everything except PC game

    Preordered this badboy ages ago, immediately used the code to install the game. The chest is still in the box with the stickers, art, metal case, bobblehead, everything in the original packaging. The only part that was actually opened was the game case itself and the disk removed. You can have...
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    One radiator enough for new loop?

    I'm late to the party. I have an e5649 on stock clock, R9-290 @ 1140mhz core (stock is 947), both under water with an alphacool nexxos UT-60 360mm with scythe-ap-15s and i run an average of 58C on the GPU. It mines 24/7, when the GPU goes above 60C, the room its in is SWEATY hot. Water...
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    Multiple rads needed?

    I have a single alphacool UT60 360 cooling an overclocked xeon 5649 and a stock R9 290. Temps on both never go above 50C.
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    Do sound cards matter (Gamer using speakers)

    Yes. I'm using Monsoon MM-1000 speakers (lol vintage) and switching between my motherboard and my auzentech gives an audible difference. The biggest difference however, is that the sound card produces higher volumes Other changes include slightly less compression, slightly less background...
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    HeretEK-An EK Vulture build

    I like the machine cult flair ;) Also, those temps are great. Looks like we're right in the same range, except you have a ton more power haha. Love it
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    HeretEK-An EK Vulture build

    How does it perform temperature wise? I have a similar setup in a dangerden case with a single 290, 5649, and a single alphacool 360mm rad. I'm just probing whether or not a second card would be accessible to me with my rad. Also, love the 40k chaos theme. Your paint skills and colour selection...
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    Do they still make the Feser Triebwerk V2 TK-123 120mm x 55mm?

    Scythe GT's are better in every way, on paper, and in real world testing. I was eyeballing the Triebwerks a year or so ago and asked SonDa5. He steered me clear.