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Okay so here's what I've got so far.

Pump: 35X (I ordered two just in case, if I don't need it I'll sell it)

Radiators: GTX Extreme 360 and GTX Extreme 120 (I will mod the top of my case to fit the 360 which was a great suggestion)

Tubing: I got black and clear Tygon 3/8ID 1/2OD I got 10ft of both

CPU Block: I got the Swiftech Apogee XT Rev 2 (Good choice?)

Ram Block: Koolance RAM-33 (Sorry I ordered it before this thread)

GPU Blocks: Koolance HD 5870 Ref Full Block with EK RAM Back Plates

Reservoir: Alphacool Cape Corp Bullseye Pro (I'll mod it so you can see it from the outside of the case)

Fans: GT-15 (I was too impatient to wait 10 weeks for the thread)

Fittings: Bitspower compression (I haven't ordered these yet because I want to map everything out first because they are D@mn expensive!)

Do I need anything else?
Will this suffice?

Thanks again for all your help guys.
Okay first off.. Nice try on picking parts my friend.. but I have a little suggestion.
on the top of my head.
CPU Block: XSPC RASA or EK supreme LTX
GPU block: EK any flavor for your GPU or if you want to look more into it some Universal blocks.
Pump. Swiftech 655 or the mentioned before the newer one
Tubing. 1/2idx3/4od Tubing Primachill makes good stuff in that dept. and is cheap
Fans: Medium Yates or some Gentle Typhoons AP-15 if you can find them or jump in with the OCN GT purchase
Barbs: You're gonna get a mix bag but I highly suggest just regular 1/4 thread 1/2 inch barbs with some clamps much cheaper than Compressions, you can get compressions later

I was gonna suggest just get the XSPC 360 kits but the pump is rather weak it'll be great for just a cpu loop but you want GPU's in the mix.

I assure you one 240 will not be enough if you're gonna overclock .. a 360 and maybe a 120 will work.. but better off getting a 240 instead of the 120.

Better to have a little more than enough from the get go than not enough and have to spend more later
Edited by v1ral - 5/24/11 at 9:48pm
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Okay first off.. Nice try on picking parts my friend.. but I have a little suggestion.
on the top of my head.
CPU Block: XSPC RASA or EK supreme LTX
GPU block: EK any flavor for your GPU or if you want to look more into it some Universal blocks.
Pump. Swiftech 655 or the mentioned before the newer one
Tubing. 1/2idx3/4od Tubing Primachill makes good stuff in that dept. and is cheap
Fans: Medium Yates or some Gentle Typhoons AP-15 if you can find them or jump in with the OCN GT purchase
Barbs: You're gonna get a mix bag but I highly suggest just regular 1/4 thread 1/2 inch barbs with some clamps much cheaper than Compressions, you can get compressions later

I was gonna suggest just get the XSPC 360 kits but the pump is rather weak it'll be great for just a cpu loop but you want GPU's in the mix.

I assure you one 240 will not be enough.. a 360 and maybe a 120 will work.. but better off getting a 240 instead of the 120.
I considered the CPU blocks you recommended and I got a good deal on the apogee...I couldn't pass it up.

I already oredered the Koolance blocks :-/

Pump: I looked at the 655 but the 35X seems to have better specs. Since I am pumping through a lot of crap, I figured I would need a big pump.

For tubing, why is it that you recommend the 1/2"? I read that the temp difference between the 3/8 and 1/2 is only about 1c...Just wondering

Fans: I ordered the Gentle Typ 15s

For fittings, I was actually going to do a combo. For everything that you don't see, I'll be using what ever is good and cheap. For the stuff that you see, I wan't it to look sharp, and that's why I was thinking compression fittings. I chose bitspower because I like the way they look.

Rads: I got the 360gtx and I ordered a 120 gtx. I would have like to have a 240, but I really didn't want a large protrusion off of the back of my case. I really wan't it to look seemless. (Looks with this build are important.)

Any other recommendations?
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Tubing.. you're gonna have a **** of a time fitting 3/8 over 1/2 maybe some 7/16 tubing.
unless you got some 1/4thread x3/8 ID fittings?
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Tubing.. you're gonna have a **** of a time fitting 3/8 over 1/2 maybe some 7/16 tubing.
unless you got some 1/4thread x3/8 ID fittings?
I will be getting 3/8 fittings. I appologize if I mislead you, the 1/2 I mentioned earlier was the OD of the tubing. 3/8 for all fittings and tubes.
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I will be getting 3/8 fittings. I appologize if I mislead you, the 1/2 I mentioned earlier was the OD of the tubing. 3/8 for all fittings and tubes.
Oh okay, it's cool.
it shows that your case is an Antec one hundred...? is this true?
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Okay so here's what I've got so far.
Pump: 35X (I ordered two just in case, if I don't need it I'll sell it)
Radiators: GTX Extreme 360 and GTX Extreme 120 (I will mod the top of my case to fit the 360 which was a great suggestion)
Tubing: I got black and clear Tygon 3/8ID 1/2OD I got 10ft of both
CPU Block: I got the Swiftech Apogee XT Rev 2 (Good choice?)
Ram Block: Koolance RAM-33 (Sorry I ordered it before this thread)
GPU Blocks: Koolance HD 5870 Ref Full Block with EK RAM Back Plates
Reservoir: Alphacool Cape Corp Bullseye Pro (I'll mod it so you can see it from the outside of the case)
Fans: GT-15 (I was too impatient to wait 10 weeks for the thread)
Fittings: Bitspower compression (I haven't ordered these yet because I want to map everything out first because they are D@mn expensive!)

Do I need anything else?
Will this suffice?

Thanks again for all your help guys.

While the Apogee XT isn't a bad block by any means, there are some better ones out there. The Rasa actually isn't all that bad, and some of the better ones are the HK 3.0, or the EK Supreme HF. However, they also come with a heftier price tag.

Radiators seem fine to me, you may need something more than AP-15's to fully utilize their potentials though (not saying they're a bad choice, they'll keep it quiet while moving lots of air).

Don't really know anything about that res.

Compression fittings are pretty awesome. You may (Depending on layout) need to get 90 degree fittings, just watch out for those.

My favorite tubing is 1/2 ID 3/4 OD just because it fills the case and looks the nicest to me.
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Oh okay, it's cool.
it shows that your case is an Antec one hundred...? is this true?
Yep...I'm going to do some modding
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I think a 360 radiator will have to be situated in a way to be not protruding in any way?
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Yep...I'm going to do some modding
How much is "some"?
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While the Apogee XT isn't a bad block by any means, there are some better ones out there. The Rasa actually isn't all that bad, and some of the better ones are the HK 3.0, or the EK Supreme HF. However, they also come with a heftier price tag.

Radiators seem fine to me, you may need something more than AP-15's to fully utilize their potentials though (not saying they're a bad choice, they'll keep it quiet while moving lots of air).

Don't really know anything about that res.

Compression fittings are pretty awesome. You may (Depending on layout) need to get 90 degree fittings, just watch out for those.

My favorite tubing is 1/2 ID 3/4 OD just because it fills the case and looks the nicest to me.
When you say watch out for 90 degree fittings, what are you implying? I know they cut down on flow....but...
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