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Thanks Whiteslashasian!

Yeah, just took a second look at the Rasa kit. It's quite cheap I must admit, but I believe some modifications would be needed? Tubing?
If you look at the specs it comes with tubing. The only thing is that frozen-cpu only has the RS360 and not the RX360. Need to look around for a sec.
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12..._Kit-_HOT.html


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Here is the RX360 kit. Its an overall better radiator than the RS360 but also comes at a higher price tag:
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=30281
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post #12 of 17
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Yeah: http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/xsra750rxwak1.html

The reason I mentioned tubing was because I heard the tubing that comes with the Rasa Kit isn't that good and I'd like something with color?

Is the rx360 good enough for CPU and 1 GPU? What if I go crossfire in the future?
Edited by Stefy - 5/16/11 at 11:31am
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Yeah: http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/xsra750rxwak1.html

The reason I mentioned tubing was because I heard the tubing that comes with the Rasa Kit isn't that good and I'd like something with color?

Is the rx360 good enough for CPU and 1 GPU? What if I go crossfire in the future?
I agree that the Rasa kit is the way to go for now. You can always upgrade the pump later on if you need to expand your loop.

*edit* if you check out the official Rasa Kit thread, you will see that there have been several people who've reported the stock pump working fine through 3 blocks and 2 rads, so it's your call. I'd just do the Rasa Kit, then when you upgrade to 2 GPU's, test to see if the Rasa pump works well enough for your needs. If not, then upgrade.

The RX360 should be fine for a CPU and a single GPU. If you go multi-GPU you probably want to look at getting another rad (120 or 240) in there to help with the extra heat load. The single RX360 should work, but your temps won't be as low as you were used to with only a single GPU and CPU in the loop.

The stock Rasa tubing is pretty sub-par. You probably want to upgrade it to something else, people seem to like the PrimoFlex tubing sold on Amazon for $16 and change for 10ft.
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Ok, that's awesome! What tube size would you suggest? The 7/16 that comes with the kit or 1/2?
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Ok, that's awesome! What tube size would you suggest? The 7/16 that comes with the kit or 1/2?
Personally, I'd go with 1/2" ID 3/4" OD. However if you do that, you will definitely clamps (spring steel, worm drive, etc). Some people are able to get away without using clamps by using the slightly smaller 7/16" ID tubing on 1/2" barbs since it's very tight.

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Interesting. Clamps are no problem, do they look that bad?
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i would also recommend the rasa kit also, the rx 360 should be able to do the cpu and 1 gfx card easily and when you crossfire just add a rx240 and you will be done. as for tubing i would go with the 7/16 over the 1/2 because of the tighter fit and it wouldn't hurt flow any. i use same color zip ties on mine and they are barely noticeable.
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