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Probably a lot of other threads like this, but i think i'm going water cooling and would like to know on average how many C's would i drop on average on idling around 30-35 in summer temps. water would get you like 22-26'c avg or cooler depending on how much i spend right? My current temps aren't terrible i just believe you can keep it cooler going the true water route. wanted some more confirmation. and would love some links to some reasonably priced, Pumps, res,block,tubes,rad,fittings whole shabang anything cooling i might need would really help. Also was wondering if i will be fine with a single 120MM rad. on one cpu like the corsair H50 now or if i should go DUAL 120RAD and find a place to mount it is it going to match a big temp diff. rad wise?. Should i use Real cooling solution or a dropper solution. thanks for any tips guys super appreciated. i never thought i would water cool for real but im too bored and wanna fun mod.

Some of you just water cool your CPU and not GPu's right?
Edited by Chiefpuff420 - 7/19/11 at 12:48am
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i got a 30* drop going from a h50 with two medium speed yate loons to what I have in my sig.
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i got a 30* drop going from a h50 with two medium speed yate loons to what I have in my sig.
EDit** nvm Nice impressive man.
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oh and if you're patient you can score great deals, I built my loop for under $300
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Originally Posted by 86 5.0L View Post
oh and if you're patient you can score great deals, I built my loop for under $300
I paid around $300 for all my water cooling(My temps are 29c/Idle 48c/Load.
I invested in this water cooling kit:http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12...l=g30c321s1310

EDIT:
Oh,yeah I bought a Motherboard waterblock.
Better tubing(PrimoChill UV Red)
6 Xigmatek XSF-F1252 Fans:http://www.xigmatek.com/product.php?productid=107
Edited by AMOCO - 7/19/11 at 1:07am
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oh and if you're patient you can score great deals, I built my loop for under $300
not to bad man. yeah i was hoping not to spend over $250 but happens sometimes its spendy huh. should i be looking elsewhere then FrozenCpu? Anywhere else good to buy from for water cooling needs
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also would love someone to tell me the best Size fittings to go with. and whats up with Compression fittings do i needs to buy two of those to or just 4-6 regular fittings? 1/2 - 3/8th? thanks
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frozen cpu is one of the better places

EK water blocks is good as well.
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also would love someone to tell me the best Size fittings to go with. and whats up with Compression fittings do i needs to buy two of those to or just 4-6 regular fittings? 1/2 - 3/8th? thanks
XSPC Kits come with fittings,But not compression fitting.
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frozen cpu is one of the better places

EK water blocks is good as well.
thank you grief. and what about fitting/tubing size? should i go Fat or med. tubing 1/2 or 3/8th Is there any performance differences
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