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post #11 of 24
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Frozencpu and performance-pc

are you talking about a pump like this? Swiftech MCP655-B 12v Water Pump
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post #12 of 24
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Hey - Sorry to create a new thread but my last one got drowned out even after a few updates. New topic and new thread XD. This is going to be my first attempt with h2o - so just let me know what I'm missing or where I could improve. I have been toying on and off about just getting the rasa rx360 kit - but I feel that I want to customize my next build as much as possible. So meh - spending a little more - whatever - I think it'll be pretty cool in the end.

This is going to be a cpu + gpu loop in a Corsair Obsidian 650D.

Res: FrozenQ Liquid Fusion V Series 250 ml Reservoir - Purple
Pump: Danger Den DD-CPX Pro
Rad: XSPC RX360
CPU Block: EK Supreme LTX CPU Liquid Cooling Block - Acetal + Electroless Nickel Plated
GPU Block: EK-FC6970 for AMD/ATI Radeon HD 6970 Series - Acetal + EN
Barbs: Bitspower Matte Black G1/4" Barb Fitting - 1/2" ID
Clamps: Primoflex Nylon Reusable Hose Clamp - Black - 5/8" OD
Fans: Scythe Gentle Typhoon 120mm x 25mm Fan - 1850 RPM
Fan controller: Scythe Kaze Q 3.5" 4 Channel Fan Controller (Maybe I could get by without this?)

All my components are in the mail atm. So once I get them I will put everything together and make sure it will all fit in my case and plan where it will go.

But yeah - open to suggestions (and really open to cheaper suggestions - but not at the cost of performance) because I am just dabbling in water cooling and would just like some reassurance.

Edit: Forgot to mention that I want some 7/16" ID uv reactive purple tubing - but I cannot find it anywhere... I've seen a few pics of it but yeah - no look searching.

One tip: Many users have reported that frozencpu has sent out "used" parts and labeled them as "new" just a word of advice....
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post #13 of 24
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Originally Posted by Zakel2 View Post
Frozencpu and performance-pc

are you talking about a pump like this? Swiftech MCP655-B 12v Water Pump
Yes but not the B version, the B means that it is fixed, the other type is vario so that you can adjust the speed.

D5 vario + EK PUMP TOP
Edited by andrewmchugh - 10/15/11 at 11:25am
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post #14 of 24
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Ehh - things are starting to get spendy xD - what would the benefits be from being able to adjust the speed? With the B version - it'll just be flowing at 100% all the time?
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post #15 of 24
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Ehh - things are starting to get spendy xD - what would the benefits be from being able to adjust the speed? With the B version - it'll just be flowing at 100% all the time?
The B version is the same speed as setting 4 on the Vario, I run my D5 at setting 1 and thats enough for a cpu + gpu loop plus its very quite at that setting.
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Swiftech MCP655™ 12v Water Pump w/ Speed Control is essentially the all-in-one bundle of the pump?
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post #17 of 24
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Swiftech MCP655â„¢ 12v Water Pump w/ Speed Control is essentially the all-in-one bundle of the pump?
Yes(its the original), just its not the nicest looking thing in the world.
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post #18 of 24
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I'm sure I'll put it in one of my drive bays xD - so other than a different pump - everything should be good to go? And before I commit myself to this $500+ purchase - will I see a significant improvement over the rx360 kit?
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post #19 of 24
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I'm sure I'll put it in one of my drive bays xD - so other than a different pump - everything should be good to go? And before I commit myself to this $500+ purchase - will I see a significant improvement over the rx360 kit?
Not "significant" no, the RASA 360 Kit is really good value, the only bad parts of the kit is the Pump (and the tubing), but for a cpu + gpu loop the pump would be fine.
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post #20 of 24
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Well - I still have some time to think about it - thank you very much for your help xD
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