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I am considering an h100 but the temps don't seem too great. Can I get the rx240 plus whatever else I will need (better tubing etc?) for $200.

Could you guys make me a parts list? White tubing would be awesome. A tad over $200 is ok but not much. thanks
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XSPC Rasa 750 RS240 is ~ $130 + shipping with tubing size 7/16" ID x 5/8" OD - PrimoChill PrimoFlex PRO LRT Tubing 7/16" ID 5/8" OD for 10ft is $23 so you still have ~ $40 to spend on fans or what ever you want

Prices via Frozencpu.com
Tubing
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12...?tl=g30c99s809
Rasa Kit
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11...l=g30c321s1310
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Thanks man. Isn't the rx version better? Shouldn't I go with that?

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Oops went over that quickly - :www.jab-tech.c om/XSPC-Rasa-750-RX240-CPU-watercooling-kit-pr-4779.html - $170, tubing should be about the same price, only have my phone to look up pricing on ATM as work blocks that should come out a few $$ below $200.

RX version has a bit thicker radiator vs the RS version, so yes it is better
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Ok so that tubing will work with either? Thanks. I think I also need a kill coil? I'm on my phone also gonna check it out better at home.

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Ok so that tubing will work with either? Thanks. I think I also need a kill coil? I'm on my phone also gonna check it out better at home.

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The primochill tubing is what im getting. Its supposed to be much better than the XSPC stuff. As long as you get 7/16 ID 5/8 OD tubing then it will work with the barbs provided in the kit. If you dont want the barbs and decide to get some compression fittings, make sure they are the same size as the tubing.

Get a silver coil or some PT Nuke to put in the water also. Im gonna put a silver coil in the res followed by a couple of drops of PT Nuke just to minimise the risks of any growth etc... as i have t leave my PC off for a week or more sometimes .

As for fans, AP-15s are nice with this rad. Especiialy if you hook them up to a fan controller.

Hope that helps a bit!
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If you plan on cooling only the cpu, then the RS is fine. However, if you're going to expand the loop to include your GPU, then you should consider the RX360 version of the kit.

As far as the tubing that comes with the kit, it's really crappy. It tends kink. I woulld definitely suggest you buy 10ft of Primochill or Feser tubing.
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Thanks guy's. My gpus are non ref. So didn't think I could find a block for them. That's why over budget though. So is the rx point less for cpu only. I don't want to regret it later.

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The RX should get you approximately 5 degrees C cooler then the RS however, this is all dependant upon airflow and ambient temps.

Also, I don't know if you want to mount the rad internally or not. Plus, I don't know if the RX can fit in your Phantom. If you mount it externally, you should definitely see the 5 C difference as your rad will be cooled outside your case.

Anyway, with this all being said, I would get the RX.
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Oh wow 5c. That's a lot. I know I want it internal for sure. I'll ha ve to research more.

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