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post #1 of 17
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Hey guys, just finished my build this past weekend and was now planning on WC-ing my CPU. I have plans for doing my graphic cards in the future, so I was thinking about a 360 rad.

I will be OC-ing a i5-2500k, so:

1) Recommendations on a 360 Rad.
-Recommended fans to go with it
2) Recommendations on Res'

Now, I don't have unlimted amounts of money, but I'll appreciate all recommendations thrown my way.

Regards,
Pixelated
post #2 of 17
Either the Black Ice GTX360 from HW Labs or the RX360 From XSPC

As for fans,

Either Yate Loons for Low cost, Gelid Wing 12s for Medium cost, Gentle Typhoons for Higher cost

And for the res, That's completely up to you, Find something you like and that will work well with your case!

Edit: Also go to your User CP and fill out your system specs , Helps us help you!
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post #4 of 17
what fans are you going to be using
between 1000-1700rpm? xspc rx360
over 1700rpm? the gtx 360

maybe a swiftech micro res
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post #5 of 17
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What are generally good speeds for a superior and effective water cooling system?
post #6 of 17
do you mind noise? if not grab some delta/san ace high rpm fans

http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/deaf12suhisp.html 3700rpm 38mm thick fans on a gtx 360
if not go with some gentle typhoon ap-15 or ap-14 fans on an xspc rx360
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post #7 of 17
I would go with XSPC 360 rad and some GT 15's. For the res I have the XSPC bay res with my Swifttech pump in it. Be res for starter's is the awesome little swifttech micro res.
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post #8 of 17
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Also, should I have them in a push-pull configuration, or would a push be decent for a guy on a some what limited budget.
post #9 of 17
you don't really gain that much from push/pull after 1500rpm if i'm not mistaken like 1-3C drop it's not worth it
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post #10 of 17
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Also, RS360 vs. Rx360??? What's difference? other than the price tag.
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