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View Poll Results: Which Fitting should I use ( currently have 40 peices of Bp Black matte)

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  • Go All Black Matte

    27 79.41%
  • Use Black Matte (outlets) and Alternate with Silver Bitspower ( inlets)

    5 14.71%
  • Use Black Matte (outlets) and Alternate with Koolance (inlets)

    1 2.94%
  • Go with all Koolance Compression fittings and Quick Disconnects

    3 8.82%
  • Go with all Koolance Compression fittings Don't use QD's

    1 2.94%
  • Screw Compression Fittings and go Old school with all barbs.

    6 17.65%
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    Smile Overkill Cube

    Overkill Cube

    *This history/story being updated for the sale.....*

    Please excuse my ramblings, this is half for myself I think better after I express my idea's verbally or Written. Half for everybody else so they might get some idea's

    New project most of stock ordered. I know there's a few things I left out ext vid spacers for rad connections, Screws etc

    I had to re-think and redo most of what I had planed due to not being about to actually mod or even sleeve due to carpal tunnel I simply don't have the fine motor control to do a Good job. 5-10 minutes of fine or steady handed work and my hand starts to shake.
    I decided to get the good painkillers and try ;-)

    Everything here is ordered /on its way/ Sitting in my closet.

    Mountain Mod Extended Ascension Anodized aluminum with custom panels ( system colors Black/gunmetal gray and clear tubing)
    1 x Delrin Vandal Resistant Illuminated Switch 16mm Black - White Dot
    1 x Delrin Vandal Resistant Illuminated Switch Black - 22mm White Ring
    1 x MNPCTech - Mounting plate for 16mm/22mm Vandal Resistant Switches - Black


    Internals
    Intel D940
    Evga X58 Sli Le With EK full board Block
    ATI Powercolor 5870 LCS ( pre-installed EK Full board Block ) ( triple eyefinity on 23'samungs)

    Changed to

    i7-960
    Asus Ramage extreme II
    MSI Gtx 570 sli
    all with koolance Waterblocks

    Indigo Xtreme Tim
    Koolance 360 Rev1.2 Cpu block
    Intel x25-m 160gb X2
    6gb Corsair Dominator-GT 3X2GB DDR3-2000 CL8-9-8-24
    Mips Ram Water block Black Delerin
    Corsair AX1200 modular PS

    Watercooling/Fans


    Single loop

    2x Swiftech MCP35X with
    Koolance 80mm OD res with Ends
    6 x Swiftech MCR-420 , 3 front 3 top
    28 x Scythe 1850 gentle Typhoons
    28 x FilterRight 120mm Black Aluminum Fan Filter
    1 extra fan and filter in 5,1/4 bay
    2 x IandH Silver KillCoils


    Fittings/attachments


    1 x VLV-XTSPLB Drain Valve, Brass
    14 x NZL-V10-16KG2 Nozzle Pair, Compression [For ID: 10mm (3/8"); OD: 16mm (5/8")]
    2 x BKT-TK120F Reservoir Bracket, 120mm
    2 x COV-TKBTM Reservoir Nozzle Base
    3 x PRT-XGK Coolant Fill Port / Drain Valve
    2 x VLV-BL1X2 Ball Valve
    4 x NZL-LXG1P Fitting Pair, Swiveling Elbow
    4 x ADT-XMF-L Nozzle Coupling Adapter, Male-Female, 20mm
    10 x ADT-SMF Swiveling Coupling Adapter, Male-Female
    4 x ADT-SMM Swiveling Coupling Adapter, Male-Male
    8 x NZL-DXG-V2 Fitting Single, Swiveling 45-Degree (V2)
    2 x VLV-VL002K Pressure Valve

    And then some I added a lot can't remember

    Decorative

    MDPC-X ( Yes I have gone Insane)

    1x MDPC Sleeve-Kit
    SL-K1-BK
    1x Pin-Remover 4-Pin - Save My Wallet
    PR-SMWE
    1x Pin-Remover by MOLEX - The Original
    PR-MOLEX
    2x Cable-Management-Clip SMALL - BLACK
    PC-S-BK
    3x Cable-Management-Clip JUMBO - BLACK
    PC-J-BK
    3x Cable-Management-Clip BIG - BLACK
    PC-B-BK
    3x Cable-Management-Clip MEDIUM - BLACK
    PC-M-BK
    3x Snap-Caps SMALL
    SNAP-S-BK
    1x Sleeve USB - BLACK
    SL-USB-BK
    1x Sleeve SATA - GREY
    SL-SA-GY
    1x Sleeve SMALL - GREY
    SL-S-GY
    10x 3-Pin MOLEX BLACK - Housing
    HO-3PF-BK
    1x MDPC Crimping-Tool
    CR-TOOL-X
    3x Heatshrink SATA - BLACK
    HS-SA-BK
    2x Snap-Caps MEDIUM
    SNAP-M-BK
    2x Brainwasher UNC and M4
    BRAIN-UNC
    1x Crimp contacts for fans
    CR-FAN
    1x Brainwasher M3
    BRAIN-M3
    1x Crimp contacts FEMALE for ATX, PCIE, EPS
    CR-ATX-F
    2x Crimp contacts MALE for ATX, PCIE, EPS
    CR-ATX-M

    with a bunch left over

    Custom Case Specs
    MM Extended Ascension – Anodized Black
    Standard Big window left and right
    Triple Quad Top
    Triple Quad Front
    Horizontal Back

    Custom Cut Horizontal Back (Triple fan on top, MB Slot middle, 3x5 1/4 Bay and Dual PS holes on bottom )



    Custom cut front Triple quad Going smooth front



    Tops Normal triple quad, moved down to 2 loops/ fillports Center spot is power/reset. Drilling holes is about the extent of my modding ability now.




    Case should be here Monday the 13th build will start then And the bad Sony X10a Pic's( Only camera I have)

    Wish me luck
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    saved for updates

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    Extended Ascension? I'm already subbed!
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    i really like comperion fittings. but somehow i voted for old school every where you can find bling bling with cf. it would be nice to see something a bit different.

    EDIT:
    i've got an idea. go with matte barbs
    Last edited by prznar1; 05-17-2010 at 05:03 AM.
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    *quarter million dollar frisbee*

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    Smile

    Thanks

    Right now Going all matte black is leading but It all depends on whatever pulls ahead LOL

    I've been twitching to do A beast of a WC for a a while now but last time wife made me settle for a nice little 800d ... I was actually happy when my T3 cracked LOL. Once a builds complete to my satisfaction .. I start getting itchy.

    I have the upper hand now I've already booked her 4 trips this year .. So spending a little money luxury items for myself not so bad.. ;-)
    Last edited by MagisD; 05-17-2010 at 06:09 AM. Reason: typo
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    Sounds very nice so far, but I'd use EK or Black Ice Radiators as opposed to the Swiftechs, especially if you're going for the best temps and lowest noise levels possible. I personally own an ST MCR-120, an EK RAD-XT-120, and a Black Ice SR1 120. I only picked up the Swiftech because I got it dirt cheap, and the differences between all of these are drastic to say the least. When it comes to the high flow radiators, you truly get what you pay for. I can provide pictures if you want.

    Also, here's a recent test of Quad radiators. http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=250927
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    Thumbs up

    Thanks for the advice and the review, but I'm in Canada, which changes price of Rad's and ease of obtainment.

    I already did my research Size vs Cost fitting all 6 rads internally with push/pull, I have to worry about rads blocking each other and swiftech are almost half the thickness and price of the next closest contenders but deliver 80-90% of the performance. As I understand it.

    I'll be running in the 1300-1500 rpm fans most likely. Depending on fans used cost and size wise, Swiftech in Push/Pull Cost the same but delivers more cooling for the thickness then what a double thick rad in pull would . If i was running ultra low or high speed then a different rad would be better.

    Skinnee's Reviews back it up in Triple Rads it should translate well into quad built the same way.

    I don't mind dropping what I need to to gain a significant Performance boost, or a Major Aesthetic Function but sometimes its just a waste of money *Cough* TFC *Cough*

    Actually a major consideration is Space not money. I need to get somebody to confirm how much Space I would have a on a Quad top on the MM between the front panel and the first fan mount I could then figure out if I could Do push pull with Double thick rads.
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    Anybody know what the best way would to be to paint the Snowflakes on these fan filters White ?

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    Could try some of that white transfer paper, basically the same as the "correction fluid" (aka: White Out) on a strip. Just put it over the flake and rub with your finger.

    Probably not the most permanent solution, you could always use a very small brush and do it by hand too.
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    i would use one of those white paint pens that you can pick up at any art store... thin tip of course. i hope you have steady hands!
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    Smile

    Thanks for the idea's guys
    hummm art project for the wife. I'm not to good at fine detail anymore. Was OC'ing current build and made a boo boo .. fried the MB had to strip down and rebuild in one day , need it for my vpn job. 3 drain/fills and 14 hours later apparently was the last straw I got full blown carpal tunnel.

    Can still sleeve takes a while but can Do it, But painting in those snowflakes .. Not gona happen LOL.
    Last edited by MagisD; 05-18-2010 at 12:40 PM. Reason: I allways forget my words ;-)
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    Question

    Another question I've been looking searching the forums and really haven't found an answer.

    I'm planning 3 loops completely separate except for the drain port.
    Each loop would have an extra line running down to a Joining Fitting and then the output of that fitting link to a Panel mount QD

    So all that would be Stick out the back of the case at the bottom ( lower then everything else ) is the QD fitting , When i want to to Drain Snap on my QD with line.

    Does that sound OK form a Loop pressure, Heat / coolant Bleed point of view or should I do 3 lines out or install ball-joints/ StopPoint on each drain line before the joiner ?

    *Edit* I realized after I put it in writing Ball-joints are probably the smart way to go.
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    Thumbs down Sad sad Sad

    it really is sad , I don't know whats going on with Mountain Mods but there really not interested is doing any sale I've got 3k burning a hole in my pocket and they won't sell me a case they Just plop 1 line answers back to my question which aren't very clear. They haven't even bothered to tell me how to order my panels properly. Seriously is there any options out there to these guys ?

    There customer service is seriously lacking I've been ready to order for 2 weeks now but they don't seem to have time to take a customers order ..
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    Well I got a response back so I'll order next week. If there were other options I'd take em .

    "Sorry for delays – but you missed the boat on the last run – thus the lack of response.

    We typically only respond to custom requests at certain times near production.



    Another run is starting early July. In order to get into that run you will need to order your case and then 2 of these –

    http://www.mountainmods.com/custom-c...nel-p-402.html

    select yes they are replacement – and select same finish as case.

    Then you will get drawings to verify the week before production.


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    Smile So my case is on it way

    So my case is on its way time to start final spec'ing and ordering of the parts.
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    Smile First batch of parts ordered

    Sorry to say i never went with the poll, I've done matte black fitting in a black case and after long consideration decided to go gunmetal Grey. I went with (I know I'm gonna get flamed for this) Koolance.

    I'm going with Scythe 1850's 28 in all 24 on rads , 4 in case. Colors going to be black/gun metal Grey fitting white coolant in clear tubing. If i can actually sleeve (which I doubt do to my carpal tunnel) Black MDPC-X sleeve with grey accents.

    So parts ordered so far, nobody has any 1850 gt's in stock anywhere LOL.

    From koolance directly

    Products
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    1 x Drain Valve, Brass [no nozzles](VLV-XTSPLB)
    1 x Dual VID Connector, Adjustable 2-3 Slot Spacing(CNT-VDA34)
    14 x Nozzle Pair, Compression [For ID: 10mm (3/8"); OD: 16mm (5/8")](NZL-V10-16KG2
    2 x Pump Nozzle & Reservoir Base for PMP-450/S(COV-RP450)
    2 x Reservoir Body, 240mm Length, 471ml(BDY-TK240)
    1 x Dual VID Connector, Adjustable 1 Slot Spacing(CNT-VDA2)
    1 x CPU-360 (CPU), Rev1.2 [no nozzles](CPU-360)
    2 x Reservoir Bracket, 120mm(BKT-TK120F)
    2 x Reservoir Nozzle Base [no nozzles](COV-TKBTM)
    3 x Coolant Fill Port / Drain Valve [no nozzle](PRT-XGK)
    2 x Ball Valve [no nozzles](VLV-BL1X2)
    4 x Fitting Pair, Swiveling Elbow(NZL-LXG1P)
    4 x Nozzle Coupling Adapter, Male-Female, 20mm(ADT-XMF-L)
    10 x Swiveling Coupling Adapter, Male-Female(ADT-SMF)
    4 x Swiveling Coupling Adapter, Male-Male(ADT-SMM)
    8 x Fitting Single, Swiveling 45-Degree (V2)(NZL-DXG-V2)
    2 x Pressure Valve(VLV-VL002K)

    From ncix

    1x Swiftech MCP655 12V Industrial Water Cooling Pump 1/2IN Barbs ( allready have one sitting here)
    6x Swiftech MCR420 Quiet Power Quadruple 120MM Water Cooling Radiator Black G1/4 Threaded
    1x Corsair XMS3 DOMINATOR-GT 3X2GB DDR3-2000 CL8-9-8-24 Core i7 Triple Channel Memory Kit W/ Fan
    1x Lamptron FC2 5.25IN Bay 6 Channel Fan Controller Blue LED 45W Per Channel
    28x Mod Right FilterRight 120MM Fan Filter Black

    Once i get My MM case through customs and my orders in time for photo and figuring out how to wire the beast.
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    Original Post cleaned and Updated.

    Anybody else end up in a State of shock after the finished ordering all there bit and pieces and realized they could of bought a used car ?
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    CONCORD, ON, CA 13/09/2010 6:25 OUT FOR DELIVERY

    Its Coming its COMING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I haven't felt this excited since I was 12 and pretty sure i was getting a Nintendo for Christmas.
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    Smile Case arrived

    It got here and its everything I wanted. Really nice packing job.
    I just un-boxed checked have some conruction going on this week so setting up a special workspace for my comp building the weekend.

    Here's some pic's take with a Semi decent Phone cam Sony X10a , its better then the point and shoot I own.













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    Mountain Mods here we come!
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    So i open very heavy package this afternoon 6x swiftech mcr-420's 28 modright filteright 120's and my second mcp-655. .....i think i need to pose those rads lol

    *edit* So i posed the pretty ladies in there box .. plaster/painting going on this week and i wouldn't want em to get dirty.

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    Sweet Just Got a great helping Hand from Gabe ( swiftech CEO) and Am ordering 2 of his released today pumps/ res combos the MCP35X

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    6 SWIFTECH RADS?!?!! Jesus, this is past overkill, you're in killionaire range.
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    Cool

    And the MDPC-X arrives

    Nils included some red and white .. and a hockey player ... Since I'm in Canada.

    Just to note First pic off the cuff , second and third pic done with MDPC tips in mind.





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