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I have decided to put a CPU only loop on my Phenom 555 (unlocked 4 cores stable, each core at 4GHz) and this is what I have on my list.


XSPC Rasa 750 RS240 (1)
Yate Loon 120mm x 25mm UV Reactive LED Fan - UV Blue (4)
PrimoChill PrimoFlex PRO LRT Tubing 7/16"ID 5/8" OD with 3/32" Wall - UV Blue (6ft)
IandH Dead-Water Copper Sulfate Biocidal PC Coolant Additive (1)
IandH Silver KillCoils (1)
Distilled water.

First off, I know the killcoil is not needed with drops, but It's free on frozenCPU with the RASA kit, and I bought the drops as I don't want to worry about corrosion (as unlikely as possible it is). I've replaced the tubing as I prefer blue, and heard that the tubes in the kit are crap.

Anything else I'm missing? (I know how to install it and how I'm making it fit in my case) If no one says I'm missing anything I'll buy tomorrow morning!
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post #2 of 10
Fitttings

Edit .... BTW killcoil and Biocide are not to stop corrosion,they stop algae growth.
You wont need anything to stop corrosion unless you have aluminium and copper in same loop.

Yate loons..love em for the price.
Edited by superj1977 - 5/26/11 at 6:19pm
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Barbs do fine for me. I like the look well enough , and am trying to keep the purchase under $175
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Yup barbs keep the cost down and do the job just the same,compression fittings can be costly even for cheapy ones,i bought them in the end but i had to save for a while.

Also are you going to need a fan controller?
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post #5 of 10
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I'm not going to be able to fit one with this setup. Worst comes to worst I'll end up hittin up the egg for this

http://bit.ly/llI0p0
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post #6 of 10
Yup,that is a nice fan controller,i fancy that myself as it sits on your desktop,nice.

I have NZXT sentry 2 and its all good,had it a year and its still like new.

Good luck with the loop anyway,you putting some pics up?
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I'll put it p when I have the parts. I'm runnin on my old core2 setup as my AMD system died (mobo died after 12 days, RMA in progress), and just bought an antec 900 from a friend, so I'm going to put together a build log. Ports now are scattered as hell, and no where near booting (at least not without a motherboard)
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Actually, should I go with these, or the loons?
http://amzn.to/mqjOwS
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kdb424 View Post
Actually, should I go with these, or the loons?
http://amzn.to/mqjOwS
Yate Loons imo. The CM fan specs seem to be waaaaaaaaaaaay off with regards to cfm and noise level. You're going to need more air flow and static pressure since you're going with an RS kit anyhoo. Of course the ever-popular alternative are the amazing Scythe Gentle Typhoons, which cost a little more - but you do get what you pay for in this case.
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I am going to get some GT's in the group buy, but I'm going for looks here. While I don't hate th look of the GT, I need the blue LED look to work with my case.
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