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post #31 of 40
nickel is easier to clean/it doesn't oxidize, and to some it looks better
performance wise they are so close it doesn't matter, well that is to say if they are the same blocks(design) one plated and one not, since not all blocks are offered in both flavors
Edited by somebadlemonade - 8/21/11 at 4:59pm
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post #32 of 40
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Does this look about right? Fittings, tubing etc..
 
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post #33 of 40
looks fine to me, i know there are a lot of people that say you don't need clamps with 7/16" tubing over 1/2" barbs, but figure it's cheap insurance for your expensive rig. . .

you can pick up cheap worm hose clamps at a local hardware store for under $1 a piece
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Hmm.. Well that's a good idea, I'll probably end up doing that! Appreciate it!

Any other opinions and feedback?
 
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post #35 of 40
you might want to consider getting this for your 470
http://www.swiftech.com/gtx470-hs.aspx with http://www.swiftech.com/mcw82vgawaterblock.aspx
it's a little cheaper, but it uses a universal block(you won't need an sli connector to run another gpu block), and since it's a universal block it means when you upgrade you can reuse the block and either sell the heatsink or if you can't it's not a $120 hit to the wallet
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post #36 of 40
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Originally Posted by somebadlemonade View Post
you might want to consider getting this for your 470
http://www.swiftech.com/gtx470-hs.aspx with http://www.swiftech.com/mcw82vgawaterblock.aspx
it's a little cheaper, but it uses a universal block(you won't need an sli connector to run another gpu block), and since it's a universal block it means when you upgrade you can reuse the block and either sell the heatsink or if you can't it's not a $120 hit to the wallet
My future upgrade is another 470, I won't be using anymore single GPU setups or upgrading anytime soon. But thanks for the option though!
 
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post #37 of 40
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650D arrived yesterday! Will be posting pics and such of the case and final results when I get home

Will be starting a build log once my Rasa, 470 block, 120 Rad and tubing get here!
 
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post #38 of 40
Congrats! I love my 650D. I wasn't ready to do a real water cooling kit yet, but I'll be interested in seeing yours!
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post #39 of 40
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Congrats! I love my 650D. I wasn't ready to do a real water cooling kit yet, but I'll be interested in seeing yours!
Thanks and I love mine to, just putting everything together and everything about the case just felt so nice and you could tell it's a quality case.

And this will be my first water-cooling setup, so it'll be interesting for me too! xD
 
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post #40 of 40
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Bump!

Rasa RS240 Kit has been ordered.

Next week / This weekend will be either the GPU Block + Rad or maybe my other 470 / PSU.

Build log after everything is slashed!
 
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