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I can either mod my H50 with new tubes and a little res. I've read this gives a nice 8-10c drop.

OR i can go full custom. BUT i have no idea on how to do so, and what it will cost. If i go full custom it will be CPU + GPU, External rad / pump. Just tubes going into the case. Have no idea how much this would cost. Any help?


I'm just getting into this, obviously and i think modding the H50 is a good place to start. I don't really care to much if i kill it. I assume i just need the microres and some tubing and zip ties.

I have also seen premade external rad/res/pump systems. are those worth it? looks like it would make things seriously easy.
    
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post #2 of 35
What's your budget?
What is most important in this project--performance or value?
Is this an experimental project or do you just want better performance?

If you go full custom, you would spend somewhere around $270 give or take for what you've mentioned.
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I c....nice 8-10c drop. ...
Where? I have been contemplating modding my h50, but have thought it would be just for looks.
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I've always wondered when somebody would set a Corsair Hx Cooler up with tubes passing through case grommets for mounting the rad externally with a high pressure fan in a single push configuration.

Those all in one kits always look so damn cramped up inside..
    
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post #5 of 35
Go custom, you obviously already had bad luck with your H50.


Your H50 even modded won't be good for cooling your GPU like you did here...

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post #6 of 35
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@cook - This site, various other sites, all over really

@ kiwiasian - yea better performance and QUIETness. The GPU is to loud. If i did full water it would have to include the GPU.


Another question, what is a T Line and what does it do?
    
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post #7 of 35
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Oh i should clear this up - If i mod the H50 it will ONLY be CPU. IF i do Full custom it will be GPU AND CPU.
    
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You could get a Rasa 750 and add a GPU block to it. Should be around $250.
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post #9 of 35
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Originally Posted by iCrap View Post
@cook - This site, various other sites, all over really

@ kiwiasian - yea better performance and QUIETness. The GPU is to loud. If i did full water it would have to include the GPU.


Another question, what is a T Line and what does it do?
You're better off with an RX360 XSPC kit and a GPU block, with some AP-15's if you want performance and silence.
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0_o 270 bucks? i thought some of the kits sell for like 100 bucks? or do those suck?
    
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