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So i have placed an order for all of this:

EK Supreme High Flow CPU block
XSPC RS360 rad
XSPC X20 750 Dual Bay res
3x scythe Gentle typhoons 1850
3M XSPC high flex tubing Black 7/16" ID
2M UV red anti kink coils
Dual 30CM cathode kit
6X black barbs 1/2"
2 litres de ionised water
kill coil

How my rig looks now






And it now looks:




Thanks for looking and any opnions on the kit?
Edited by jammo2k5 - 5/5/11 at 4:29pm
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post #2 of 31
HAF?
You should of went with the RX radiator instead of the RS... you even have Scythe Gentle Typhoons to rub it even more in your face! I smell high(er) fins per inch with the RS.. ouch.

Back on topic, good luck. Nice photos. I'll be interested in the transition from air to water.
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post #3 of 31
Yes, the RX or SR-1 or even the GTXtreme would be much better, but the RS is not horrible. For being what it is, it is a decent rad.

HWLabs SR-1
HWLabs GTX
XSPC RX
Thermochill TA

One of those would have been better.
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I have an old rs360, it keeps my i5@4.2GHz around 45C while folding with my fans on high. Yes, the RX or SR-1 or even the GTXtreme would be much better, but the RS is not horrible. For being what it is, it is a decent rad.
It will do all right for a cpu only loop.
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post #5 of 31
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So a little update guys... i got my kit this morn and they sent me a god damned VGA block instead of a CPU block :/. submitted a ticket and ill see what happens.
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That's not good. Good luck.
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post #7 of 31
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Well the guys at special tech are awesome and they do have good delivery service the new block will be here tomorrow. I also have a freepost label to send this one back when it gets here. Want to say thanks to Adrian and Steve at special tech, Very nice people

Pics for you good people



Start off with a RAM upgrade, This kit was cheaper that a dual channel kit so i snapped it up same as my current 2000MHz 8-9-8-24.


1/2" barbs.


The water.


Tubing.


Rad. RS 360.


The dual bay Res.


The wrong block


the tools for the job.


And last but definately the sexiest.... The fans, These are sexier than my ex-Girl friend


And everything together




Well thats all the pics for now... I have to wait till tomorrow to go get some bolts to mount the rad and fans and wait for my new block.


P.s. sorry for the shoddy pictures, I have temporarily misplaced my camera.
Edited by jammo2k5 - 5/4/11 at 8:38am
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post #8 of 31
Where did you get that ram for cheaper than the duel kit.
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post #9 of 31
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Quote:
Originally Posted by driftingforlife View Post
Where did you get that ram for cheaper than the duel kit.
From a friend. He bought it trying to be smart but hes on a DDR2 system so i said i'd buy it because he couldn't return it
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post #10 of 31
Looks nice so far! I love water cooling. I'm really looking forward to wc my system as well...

Good luck!!
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