Experimental radiator

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ishi
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Experimental radiator

Post by ishi » Sat Mar 06, 2010 6:40 am

Here is my first prototype of radiator for my WC setup.

Its extremaly quiet, and give temperatures on my I7 965EE:

idle 37-38C
stress 40-43C

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Post by Big Pimp Daddy » Sat Mar 06, 2010 7:06 am

Oooh, me likey! Any more pics/specs?

Edit; never mind, just seen the other thread.
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Post by 1398342003 » Sun Mar 07, 2010 9:29 pm

Pretty sweet, I especially like the wood box/stand. Very classy looking. Does the rad have any fans or is it fanless?

My only complaint is that it's apparently an aluminium radiator. I personally prefer copper/brass because of galvanic corosion, but you've probably added an inhibitor for that.

ishi
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Post by ishi » Wed Mar 10, 2010 1:44 pm

Its really hard to find brand new copper radiator, thats why aluminium has been used...

Radiator is ducted in my own technology ^_^ (called crossflow), inside are two 140mm Zephyr fans (600rpm, hi airflow).

Everything is almost inaudiable :)

Monkey Puzzle
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Post by Monkey Puzzle » Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:41 pm

Very nice, though mixing aluminium and copper isn't the best idea. If it's a prototype, why not use copper heaterboard pipes with aluminium fins and avoid galvanic corrosion? I've seen it around on the net.

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Post by ascl » Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:44 pm

Very nice! Got more pics? internals? Whats the ambient temp?

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