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If all you're cooling is the cpu, check this out. It's cheaper: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...d=1532&subcat=
    
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Do you mean with the EK block? Of cours it does, only thing to ensure is that the fittings you are using is all the same size.

Edit: For TIM you can just use whats with the block, think it's Arctic Cooling MX-2.
Okay, cool stuff. What are the advantages of the Swiftech over the XT240? Does it just provide better cooling?
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Okay, cool stuff. What are the advantages of the Swiftech over the XT240? Does it just provide better cooling?
It's thinner and got better performance. Have had them both. Also thinks the MCR220 is cheaper. If you want to, check Skinnees page for reviews on rads and other WC stuff:
http://skinneelabs.com/radiators/
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If all you're cooling is the cpu, check this out. It's cheaper: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...d=1532&subcat=
But its not the same performance But its easier to install and it's good if you don't have the space for custom wc.
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It's thinner and got better performance. Have had them both. Also thinks the MCR220 is cheaper. If you want to, check Skinnees page for reviews on rads and other WC stuff:
http://skinneelabs.com/radiators/
If its thinner I think I might go for it because space is precious resource in my case. Thanks for the link too
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But its not the same performance But its easier to install and it's good if you don't have the space for custom wc.
If it's just for a cpu, it's performance is more than enough.
    
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If it's just for a cpu, it's performance is more than enough.
I did look at the Corsair Hydro's eventhough they seem pretty good I think I'd prefer to have the EK kit, just because it looks good. I appreciate your suggestion though.
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If its thinner I think I might go for it because space is precious resource in my case. Thanks for the link too
Exactly. I come from a CM Storm Sniper and the XT 240 was a little to thick, but mcr220 was perfect. Also remember if your planning GPU WC you can install a 240 rad in the front if you remove your HD cage, and a very thick one if you want But I only recommend that if you're gonna cool the GPU to.
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Stay away from flashy coolants, stick with distilled water and a silver kill coil (I have two in my loop ).

I'm a BIG fan of PrimoChill, great to work with and it's never let me down.
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Stay away from flashy coolants, stick with distilled water and a silver kill coil (I have two in my loop ).

I'm a BIG fan of PrimoChill, great to work with and it's never let me down.
The Silver Kill coil looks pretty interesting. My only question is where in the loop would you put it, in the tubing or in the res?
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