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Can someone recommend a good set up to try? I have never done watercooling before, and I have $200 to spend on this atm...

My motherboard will be returned in another 10 days so I have until then to get the materials I need for this.

I have an ati 6870 atm, and I am planning on buying my own 2nd card soon for CF... how should I compensate for that? Is there a way to connect the 2 cards so there's not just tubes galore when I open the case?

I live in USA so pls tell me places to buy from USA :S shipping gets too expensive otherwise lol

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post #2 of 21
is your 6870 a refference card ?
And you will probably need more then $200
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/

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Rasa kit RS360 + gpu block.
for 2 gpu + cpu you'd need the RX360 kit
Edited by Greenback - 8/7/11 at 11:43am
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http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12..._Kit-_HOT.html



Hose

I would get Primochill hose to use instead as xspc aint the best at hose. http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12...EXP10-758.html Primochill is a push to get on but its solid as a rock when you get it on.

Then you need

Distilled water - Most supermarkets have it. You can order

Biocide
Killcoil and/or PT nuke - http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11..._Additive.html

hose cutter. - thats the best one on the site and will do the job fine
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/13...Max.html#blank

That will do one card. get another rad and blocks when you get next card.

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is your 6870 a refference card ?
And you will probably need more then $200
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/



for 2 gpu + cpu you'd need the RX360 kit
$200 will not get a RX, it will bary get RS.
Edited by andrewmchugh - 8/7/11 at 11:48am
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I'm planning on get the HAF 932 next spring, but until then I have a haf 912.

You think all that would fit into the 912?

edit: where are the GPU blocks in the kit or do I need to buy those separately?
Edited by Tori - 8/7/11 at 11:49am
    
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I'm planning on get the HAF 932 next spring, but until then I have a haf 912.

You think all that would fit into the 912?
yeh the 360 rad will go in the top of the 932 but the for now on the 912 the rad will have to sit off the back of the case. and you need extra bolts and fittings to do this.
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the RS 240 won't work?
    
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the RS 240 won't work?
its a bit on the small side mate, temps wouldnt be too good.
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ok

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post #9 of 21
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hey would this work for now? since i'm stuck with haf 912 for now...

H50 cooler for CPU (it will save space at least... I hate the huge bulky air coolers) and i'll use the RS240 kit for cooling graphics cards? I'm about THIS close to ordering a 2nd 6870 and would like my cards to look cool and run cooler too.
    
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Quote:
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hey would this work for now? since i'm stuck with haf 912 for now...

H50 cooler for CPU (it will save space at least... I hate the huge bulky air coolers) and i'll use the RS240 kit for cooling graphics cards? I'm about THIS close to ordering a 2nd 6870 and would like my cards to look cool and run cooler too.
I woudnt go buy a H50 to do that, they aint that good. if you can get one realy cheap then yes its ok, but a rs 240 rad will be the same price and work better.
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