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    Default A little fun with loop maintenance.....

    So, when I put my Phanteks Enthoo Primo together last year, it was a completely rushed process. Shipping issues and deadlines didn't give me the opportunity to have the case before I ordered components for the loop, I had to do it totally blind. The results weren't awful....but certainly weren't stellar. There were two issues I absolutely hated - the route from the pump to the first rad, and the route from the res back to the pump. I also wasn't overjoyed with the way the UV was working....I wanted a subtle effect that I just wasn't getting.



    Since it was time for maintenance, I decided to clean up a bit, and it seemed like a good time to try out the new Swiftech blocks. First, a drain coming off the lowest port of the lowest rad is always nice to have:


    A couple of 90 degrees and the return from the res rides right long the shelf below the MB and disappears:


    Overall, a much cleaner look using a few angles:


    And some moves of the lighting to get the UV effect more subtle:




    The Primo is incredible to work in, probably more possibilities than any other case out there.

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    Default Re: A little fun with loop maintenance.....

    That looks awesome
    The choice is clear I can quit
    And fall on my sword or light a fire
    To see who runs or stays
    And plays the confidence game

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    Default Re: A little fun with loop maintenance.....

    Look's better buddy..

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    Default Re: A little fun with loop maintenance.....

    and it looks like you could fit a full server board in there together with all that cooling, there is so much room
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    Default Re: A little fun with loop maintenance.....

    Quote Originally Posted by grumpydaddy View Post
    and it looks like you could fit a full server board in there together with all that cooling, there is so much room
    That would fit easily.....along with a walk in closet and eat in kitchen. The Primo is massive.

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    Default Re: A little fun with loop maintenance.....

    You could park a Buick in there,..............

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    Default Re: A little fun with loop maintenance.....

    Looks much better. This Primo (Enthoo) case is excellent for waco systems.

    Always look beyond the limits...

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    Default Re: A little fun with loop maintenance.....

    Very nice work sir. I know what you mean about not having time to run things exactly how you would like. Has happened to me a few times. Those few changes you made has that system looking real good now.
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