Category: Watercooling

New system up & running!

[divider]Video Description[/divider] Combobulated is the keyword (is that even a word?) At any rate, this is a system I pulled together from bits and pieces and a CPU which was sent to me from Hong Kong. The CPU is a E8400, socket 775. Motherboard? Asus Maximus Extreme, see: http://k0nsl.org/bag/hardware/Asus_Maximus_Extreme/ Cooling? It’s passively cooled by a

A peek at my Swiftech Storm

This is my Swiftech Storm water block that Swiftech sent to me in early 2005, if I’m not mistaken. It was a sample. First revision. Today I decided to clean it up, but it hardly needed any cleaning at all. The only thing it could possibly need is polishing, but I have no such items

Cleaning my Cuplex Kryos XT

I decided to tear up my Cuplex Kryos XT and clean it up. What’s in there is not copper oxide, but rather, it’s gunk from my Mayhems Aurora Coolant (“Nebula Blue”). I scrubbed it with a toothbrush and applied whatever chemicals I had available at the time, and the result was a much cleaner base.

Re-mounted the CPU water block

Hi friends,   I decided to re-mount my water block for the CPU today because I suspected my temperatures were higher than what they ought to be with such a good water block (see photographs of it here) and yes, the water block must have been mounted somewhat poorly. I cleaned both the CPU and

Watercooling Build Almost Finalized

I’ve almost finalized the watercooling build now although the cable management is still left, and I’m going to empty the loop once more to shorten the tubing on one place. I also had to use old tubing I had laying around since olden times because the one I bought wasn’t really to my liking —

Test Mount of my Cuplex Kyros XT

Hi friends, I decided to test mount my Aqua Computer Cuplex Kyros XT today because it was many years ago I touched watercooling now so I merely wanted to make sure I did nothing wrong when the real mounting on my ASRock Z77 Extreme4 comes along sometime tomorrow. I tried it on a Asus P8B75-MLE board