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What should i buy for my first water cooling setup.

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Looking for insight from experienced WCers.

Just the short list, dont need links, just product names(or#'s)

Want to to a simple, cpu/gpu

I just want to know what i need to buy.

aka... what pump, radiator, shroud, fans, resevior..

how much and what size of tubing approx. and how many accessory pieces(barbs, and clamps...etc)

lga1366, evga gtx580
    
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post #2 of 26
I'm sure someone will say the XSPC Rasa kit
post #3 of 26
LOL...yeah the rasa kit will work great and has everything you need except your gpu waterblock
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I recommend the XSPC Rasa kit.
    
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post #5 of 26
The RX360 kit will work great for you
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post #7 of 26
Have custom loops lost their reason for existing? This rush to kit type watercooling feels a lot like pre-built computers, and those seldom meet extreme needs.
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post #8 of 26
Get the RASA RX360 and add one of these for the GPU
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12...33&id=pCjJ4VNW

Make sure to use distilled water for your coolant and NOT DYED liquid.
post #9 of 26
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Originally Posted by PCCstudent View Post
Have custom loops lost their reason for existing? This rush to kit type watercooling feels a lot like pre-built computers, and those seldom meet extreme needs.
OP wasn't looking for extreme needs? If it works why fight it, the rasa kits are a great start to watercooling at a great price compared to custom picking components.
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post #10 of 26
the RASA kits are very good Performancel-Price wise. Otherwise if you end up buying seperate parts, you will be spending a lot of extra cash.

so ive heard
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