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I lists 1154 backplate, do they mean 1156? Haha. Is that what you meant as well?
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I lists 1154 backplate, do they mean 1156? Haha. Is that what you meant as well?
Plates are the same, much ado about nothing.
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So just pick up the XSPC Rasa RX240 and I should be good to go? Should come with everything I need right, it is a kit after all. Except I guess the Fans and Tubing aren't so good?

I hear good things about Primochill tubing, is that the way to go? Should I get colored tubing or clear with colored juice? Also, how much tubing will I need?

Any recommendations on Fans?

Thanks!
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So just pick up the XSPC Rasa RX240 and I should be good to go? Should come with everything I need right, it is a kit after all. Except I guess the Fans and Tubing aren't so good?

I hear good things about Primochill tubing, is that the way to go? Should I get colored tubing or clear with colored juice? Also, how much tubing will I need?

Any recommendations on Fans?

Thanks!
It's a kit but you still need distilled water and a biocide. I use PTnuke in my loop.

Also yes primochill is the way to go at least based on all the recomendations i got when I was in the same boat you are right now (currently using it and it's great tbh)

Go for colored tubing. Dye clogs your waterblocks in the loop and for a cpu only lop around 7FT will be more than enough.

You can also have a look at this FAQ It's really helpful

PS: on Fans if you can get them somewhere Scythe GT AP-15s are what everybody recomends I use some cheapo sickelflows and they do good enough.
Edited by CloudCR - 8/18/11 at 7:24pm
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Sweet, thanks a lot for the FAQ. I'll start a new thread when I get more things figured out since I'm going a bit off topic here.
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No problem Good luck with the purchase
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Long story short, my Silver Arrow isn't doing the job, I'm getting temps of 88c during P95 Blend at 1.448v (Load) @ 5Ghz. I ran a prolonged P95 Blend to check for stability, ended up crashing at some point when I was sleeping with BSOD 00000101, which means more vcore. Umm, I don't think I want more vcore with those temps... Or do I?

Haha, anyways... Now I'm looking into a watercooling setup because my GPU runs pretty hot and it's pretty loud as well. Go big or go home they say, or someone said that at one point.

So my question is... Will it be cheaper and better to build my own watercooling kit by piecing it together part by part, or will it be better to just buy a kit? I've been lookin at the XSPC Rasa RX240.

Opinions? Thanks!
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