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Hi guys!
My friend and I needs some help putting together a water cooling set up. We can probably put it together but none of us know where to even begin (except OCN ). We are in the US of A.

My friend wants to cool his EVGA GeForce GTX 580 and an i7 2600k. He would like it to be as quiet as possible too. The case will be a Haf x or a different full tower.

+1 for a good set up. =)
Any help is much appreciated! The less cost, the better!

[edit] my friend wants some neon tubing--is this what you're looking for?
Edited by van13330gg - 8/19/11 at 9:34pm
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What tubing size are you guys going to use?
pump($65)- http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/swiftechmcp355.html
you can add the ek x top for more performance.
360 Rad($85)- http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/xsrx3xrare2.html
GPU block($98)- http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/wahegpgtx5701.html
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Sorry for being a nooblet. How much would it cost for something like this set up here on this page.
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/coliki.html
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How about this ?


or


Just pick the fittings you need and done.
Can change to other size tubing to offcourse.

Then all you need is distilled water.
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Before making a build there are a few things we need to clear up.

1. For what purpose do you want to use the watercooling for? There are 2 options "silence" or "performance". This will depend on what type of radiator you buy to optimize which aspect you want (quiet or performance)
2. What case do you have? (This is very important as it tells me how big of a radiator you can purchase)
3. Also where your friend lives (country) I am not a creeper . So I know what stores you can purchase from.


Once we know this criteria we can move onto smaller more aesthetic things such as:

1. Tubing size
Thick (1/2"), Medium (7/16") or Small (3/8")
2. Colour theme
E.g. Red and Black or Green and Black etc.
3. Fittings
Compression (Looks good, but expensive) or Barb (Cheap)
So let's see what we can get you

P.S. That watercooling build in the picture probable cost at least 600$ USD (At least that's what I think)
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hi guysss sorry to be in the middle of the threat!! but I also have a question.

Im assembling my pc and I decided to go for Rasakit instead of the h100. My question is:

I want to cool the cpu and gpu.
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12..._Hot_Item.html

With that kit I have enough? I just have to buy the gpu plate?

http://www.frozencpu.com/search.html...&go.x=0&go.y=0

And what else?

I dont have a case YET... so any answer with case included.. or case options will be SUPER NICE!!! (will like a case that have transparent panel on the side to check the badass cooling system )

Thank you guys!!!
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Originally Posted by An4rchyZ View Post
Before making a build there are a few things we need to clear up.

1. For what purpose do you want to use the watercooling for? There are 2 options "silence" or "performance". This will depend on what type of radiator you buy to optimize which aspect you want (quiet or performance)
2. What case do you have? (This is very important as it tells me how big of a radiator you can purchase)
3. Also where your friend lives (country) I am not a creeper . So I know what stores you can purchase from.


Once we know this criteria we can move onto smaller more aesthetic things such as:

1. Tubing size
Thick (1/2"), Medium (7/16") or Small (3/8")
2. Colour theme
E.g. Red and Black or Green and Black etc.
3. Fittings
Compression (Looks good, but expensive) or Barb (Cheap)
So let's see what we can get you

P.S. That watercooling build in the picture probable cost at least 600$ USD (At least that's what I think)
Thanks for your input. Thank you too Farih! I'll edit it at OP.
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ill recommend the RX360 RAD, cause its made for low RPM fans..
Edited by JaRi - 8/20/11 at 3:19am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by van13330gg View Post
Sorry for being a nooblet. How much would it cost for something like this set up here on this page.
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/coliki.html
Are you referring to that picture with red-colored liquid?
    
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