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Alright guys I'm thinking about water cooling but I don't know really where to start... I want your guys opinions!

What do you think I should have in my water cooling system from water blocks, rads, tubes, coolant just everything??? And the price isn't a huge issue just don't go wayy over board
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List your case in system specs. Will help us in deciding what radiators you will be able to handle. Buy an XSPC Rasa kit to start with, and swap the parts out as you deem it necessary.

-The Rasa block performs on par with all its expensive competitors
-Comes with everything you need so you don't have to put too much thought into setup
-Use distilled water for coolant

For a nicer look you might want to swap the fittings out for 1/2" ID compression fittings, and 1/2" ID tubing (Tygon for clear, or Masterkleer or Primochill for coloured)
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What if I wanted to go completely custom? And I have a 800D
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If you have an 800D your opportunities are bordering on limitless. It depends completely on what you want to cool really. For radiators go HWlabs BlackIce. For waterblocks go EK, i've read a few roundups and they tend to dominate. Laing D5 pump, a lot of brands have their own versions with different casings etc, such as Swiftech.
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How would you do the loop?
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Like i said, depends on what you want to cool, how many radiators you have, how many waterblocks you have, and whether you use a single loop or two separate loops.
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I will probably only have one rad and I have 2 gpus and and what else should I cool? What do you cool?
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