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Well the following is gonna cost me over £500 which in US dollars is over $800
But am wondering could I change a few things below and still get a similar performance. I will just be cooling my cpu i7 950 but want it as cool as possible.

Water Block: Koolance 370
Radiator: Black Ice 420mm GTX420
Fans: 6x 140mm Noiseblocker Fans In push/pull config
Reservoir: XSPC Acrylic Dual 5.25” Reservoir for Laing D5
Pump: Alphacool VPP655 / Laing D5 Single Edition Pump : VPP655SE
Tube: Primochill PrimoFlex Pro LRT 1/2" ID - 3/4" OD UV Green
Fittings: 6x EK EN PSC Compression Fitting 1/2" ID - 3/4" OD : Silver
Water: Mayhems Ultra Pure H20 Water : 5 Litre + Silver Kill Coil

Plus Extras: There will be other things aswell like thermal paste, T Line for draining, hose cutter, screws etc... all included in the price
Edited by shadowman007 - 8/9/11 at 6:17pm
post #2 of 15
Change the block out for XSPC Raza block. Dump the Mayhems ultra pure. Go buy distilled from the store.
    
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post #3 of 15
Barbs and hose clamps instead of compressions would be cheaper without changing performance. But obviously it wouldn't look nice.
    
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post #4 of 15
XSPC Raza block is really good =D
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post #5 of 15
Everything apart from the pump is frankly an extravagant and unnecessary choice.

Have you done any research into how parts compare?
post #6 of 15
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Originally Posted by Noob_with_Tools View Post
XSPC Raza block is really good =D
I too recommend the XSPC Rasa. I love it. Looks nice and awesome performance.
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i use an xspc rasa,danner mag5 ,and a bong..the whole setup only cost $175(i got the cooler for free ..take a look here:http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...-56k-fail.html
 
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post #8 of 15
your just cooling your 950? Just buy the rx360 rasa kit! This is a waste of money just to cool a cpu!
post #9 of 15
doh! the 9 pump is what you need with a bong,though :-s
 
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post #10 of 15
I'd go with a xspc kit or an EK kit if you're only water cooling your cpu.
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