liquid cooling rig

I'm gonna build a new rig soon mainly for audio purposes and it needs to be very silent so I was thinking liquid...
Since this is my first liquid cooling build I was wondering if I could get some pointers on the system that I want to build.

-Antec Performance One P180B case
-Zalman ZM600-HP 600W PSU
-Asus P5B-Deluxe
-Intel Core Duo E6600
-Corsair XMS 2GB PC6400
-Emu 1212M
-Asus 1950Pro
-2 X Seagate Barracuda S-ATA 320 GB


-Alphacool AGB-Eheim 600 Station II 12V
-2 X Black ICE-Xtreme 120mm
-3 x Papst 120mm fan
-Alphacool NexXxoS XP Socket 775
-GFX Alphacool NexXxoS GP3X
-Zalman RAM heatsinks (GPU)
-hose 13mm / 10mm

1 Papst fan (air into case at low rpm)
2 radiator / Papst fan (air out of case)
3 (case removed) pump / radiator / Papst fan (air into case)

Any suggestions for this build?

edit : sorry , maybe this should be in the homebuild section...
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  1. the antec p180 is a great case to start off with. i love mine.

    i used some swiftech components to watercool mine, and although it took a bit of modification here and there, i'm pretty happy with the way it turned out.

    here's a pic:

    i would say that both of the fans you had in the top left portion of the case need to be exhaust. they're high and in the back, meaning the heat has risen and that air has probably already been 'pulled' across the case. use the front fan that comes with the case as the inlet. and, if you can manage, don't remove the upper HDD cage, and place another fan on it.

  2. Also, try flipping your PSU over to draw heat out of the center of the case and exhaust it. You might have to fire Zalman an e-mail to see if this is ok, most PSU's won't have a problem operating upside down, but some do.
  3. thanx for the replies.
    does anyone know if the 1950Pro has the same mounting holes as the 1900 ?
  4. Oh wait, I was thinking antec 900, it won't make any difference for you to flip your PSU cuz it's divided anyway....d'oh.
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