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EK rad ok or should I pay the extra £50 and get the XSPC one?

Is that pump compatible with the res, I know the 10watt pump is, however, the 18 watt is the same price.

Looking to use 1/2 ID tube. - is thicker tube generally the best?

Does the loop look ok?



yellow - res/pump out to rad.
blue - rad to cpu
pink - cpu to gpu
red - gpu to (res/pump) res inlet

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post #2 of 35
looks good i would recomend the xspc rad but the ek one is fine also if you can afford the cost and room push pull will be a huge benafit
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looks good i would recomend the xspc rad but the ek one is fine also if you can afford the cost and room push pull will be a huge benafit
Thanks onions. I think buy the better rad, because, Ill end up regretting it if I dont, I can only afford the 3 GT Fans I don't wanna spend 80 on fans really! I have the antecs in the front ATM so ill use the GTs to pull if that sounds goods?

p.s. im dyslexic too WIN!



also, do i need anything at the high point between the RAD and CPU to bleed the air out, air bubbles is one of my top worries
Edited by andrewmchugh - 5/30/11 at 3:03pm
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post #4 of 35
dont know if it would work out cheaper getting the xspc rasa rx360 cpu kit and gfx cooler and fans seperatly would of thought rx360 would cool cpu and 1 gpu
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Are you looking at a thick rad or thin one?
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post #6 of 35
Link to XSPC RAD? I don't see why it would be £50 more?

Did you check to see if you have enough barbs? What about jubilee clips? Or are you getting compression fittings?
 
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post #7 of 35
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dont know if it would work out cheaper getting the xspc rasa rx360 cpu kit and gfx cooler and fans seperatly would of thought rx360 would cool cpu and 1 gpu
not sure on a kit because I want a powerful pump and I would have the bay space as putting the 360 in the front.

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Are you looking at a thick rad or thin one?
The thick one now xD

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Link to XSPC RAD? I don't see why it would be £50 more?

Did you check to see if you have enough barbs? What about jubilee clips? Or are you getting compression fittings?
http://www.watercoolinguk.co.uk/p/EK...360_19860.html £53.45 inc. VAT

http://www.watercoolinguk.co.uk/p/XS...Black_122.html £92.04 inc. VAT

which coolent from the range?

http://www.watercoolinguk.co.uk/cat/...itives_34.html
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post #8 of 35
Personally I wouldn't spend the extra £££... I would think two 360 rads Mmmmmm... (but that is just me).
 
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post #9 of 35
You don't need anything extra to bleed the air out as the reservoir will do that for you. While bleeding you will have to keep shutting the loop off and adding water, but after a while the air bubbles should all be gone. I always gently rock my case back and forth to speed the process.
 
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If you have the extra money, the rx 360 does have the absolute best performance.
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