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Do not get an H60 they are horrible. And I don't see whats wrong with the V6 GT
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Water cooling is expensive, but it's definitely worth it for the performance increase that it gives. If you think you'll be fine on air, I would go with air. But if you really want to overclock your 950 water is the best option.

When I put together my loop, the cheapest items were on Frozen CPU. That might have changed.

Basically you'll need a waterblock, tubing, reservoir, radiator+fans, and a pump. The temps that you'll get will depend on a lot of things, but on average you can probably get a 5 C drop while idling and even more when putting stress on the CPU.

You can build a loop for anywhere between $100- $500, it just depends on the quality that you need. Mine was around $400, but a cheaper one would do just fine.
    
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Well...the monitor lol, Besides that i would get a sound card or a good cpu cooler.
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post #14 of 14
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Originally Posted by Bradrj1029;13790735 
how much would it cost me to get everything I need to water cool? What temps should I expect? can you link me to everything I need to build a water cooling loop?

Thanks for the help btw

I did a price check on a custom CPU only loop - all the items where recommended by members here and all top shelf gear. It came to about $AUS 500.

Obviously you can get cheaper gear but unfortunately, you get what you pay for. So yeah, its not cheap.
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