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post #11 of 44
my vote is for :
1)danner mag-drive 9.5
2)xspc raystorm cpu block
3)ceiling high evaporative cooling tower
link:
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooling/406256-official-bong-lovers-club-56k-fail.html

total cost..around..$260 ..gpu blocks would be extra..btw..i use barbs..clearflex tubing..with 2 zip-ties per barb..has never leaked biggrin.gif
Edited by Schmuckley - 10/16/11 at 6:44am
 
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Get a Rasa RS/RX 240 kit depending on how thick of a radiator you can fit and add a kill coil + better tubing (think primochill 7/16 or 1/2). You should be able to get way better temps for not much more.
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So if I get any one of these kits, it would be recommended to get new tubing? I'm assuming that would require to buy a tool to cut it, hehe.

@Schmuckley - I don't know about that, I'm confused as to what's been recommended. A bong? :O
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post #14 of 44
The tubing in the Rasa kit is poor in terms of discolouring and the like. It won't actually leak unless you really mistreat it. Looking like crap is the only real downside. Besides, how much extra effort is it to spend 10-15 bucks on 6 foot of decent tubing at the same time?

You do not *need* a special tool, any of those "Will cut a tin can in half" type tough scissors will do it. The tool does it better with a neater cut, but tough type scissors work fine. It's what I use. You'll have to cut the tubing in the Rasa kit anyway. They don't know where you'll put your rad, pump and block, so they just include 6' of tubing themselves.
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Originally Posted by allikat;15329495 
The tubing in the Rasa kit is poor in terms of discolouring and the like. It won't actually leak unless you really mistreat it. Looking like crap is the only real downside. Besides, how much extra effort is it to spend 10-15 bucks on 6 foot of decent tubing at the same time?

You do not *need* a special tool, any of those "Will cut a tin can in half" type tough scissors will do it. The tool does it better with a neater cut, but tough type scissors work fine. It's what I use. You'll have to cut the tubing in the Rasa kit anyway. They don't know where you'll put your rad, pump and block, so they just include 6' of tubing themselves.

I'm truly a beginner, but I'm willing to learn. I wonder if the kits radiator will go inside or outside my HAF932, and how easy the res is to install in the drive bay. Will I go push/pull? What type of fans? Do you recommend a fan controller?
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post #16 of 44
Quote:
Originally Posted by Keyan;15329142 
I have a h100, cools beautifully, nothing over 32c with my 1100T OCd to 4.1GHz.

altho I am looking to upgrade to a rasa and more simply because i want to be able to cool my GPUs in the future.

so im gonna be selling my h100 soon probably. lol

Just so you know, the Thubans have a temp bug which shows lower temps than what they actually are. So add about 15c to your 32c. Your real load temps are about ~47c. Just so you know.

That said my H60 + GT's performs really well.
post #17 of 44
Here is my vote:

-XSPC RASA RX360 kit Here $189.99

-Decent tubing Anything primochill makes 7/16" ID I'll leave the color selection to you. let's say around $20 for enough tubing to last you for a while.

-And here's what I use for Biocidal $5

It includes everything you need to get started minus the distilled water that you can get on any store for like 2-3$ the gallon and you're set to go plus the RX360 will be more than enough for crazy overclocks (I used to have my 955 @ 4.2Ghz 24/7 with no heat issues) and you can also add your 470 to the loop later on if you like.

Edit: Before you ask Yes a RX360 rad can fit into a HAF 932 without any modding requiered wink.gif

Also.. You might want to check this FAQ from the Rasa kit club it is a good read and has enough information for you to learn all you need about watercooling.
Edited by CloudCR - 10/16/11 at 7:26am
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post #18 of 44
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CloudCR;15329580 
Here is my vote:

-XSPC RASA RX360 kit Here $189.99

-Decent tubing Anything primochill makes 7/16" ID I'll leave the color selection to you. let's say around $20 for enough tubing to last you for a while.

-And here's what I use for Biocidal $5

It includes everything you need to get started minus the distilled water that you can get on any store for like 2-3$ the gallon and you're set to go plus the RX360 will be more than enough for crazy overclocks (I used to have my 955 @ 4.2Ghz 24/7 with no heat issues) and you can also add your 470 to the loop later on if you like.

Edit: Before you ask Yes a RX360 rad can fit into a HAF 932 without any modding requiered wink.gif

I like this response, + rep
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post #19 of 44
Hehe Thanks smile.gif Read the FAQ that I added as well that will help a great deal I did the same thing when I started with Watercooling. Just a word of warning, this stuff is highly addictive next thing you know you will be buying WC gear every week biggrin.gif
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post #20 of 44
Quote:
Originally Posted by CloudCR;15329580 
Here is my vote:

-XSPC RASA RX360 kit Here $189.99

-Decent tubing Anything primochill makes 7/16" ID I'll leave the color selection to you. let's say around $20 for enough tubing to last you for a while.

-And here's what I use for Biocidal $5

It includes everything you need to get started minus the distilled water that you can get on any store for like 2-3$ the gallon and you're set to go plus the RX360 will be more than enough for crazy overclocks (I used to have my 955 @ 4.2Ghz 24/7 with no heat issues) and you can also add your 470 to the loop later on if you like.

Edit: Before you ask Yes a RX360 rad can fit into a HAF 932 without any modding requiered wink.gif

Also.. You might want to check this FAQ from the Rasa kit club it is a good read and has enough information for you to learn all you need about watercooling.


http://www.frozencpu.com/products/14183/ex-wat-182/XSPC_Rasa_750_RX360_Universal_CPU_Triple_Radiator_Water_Cooling_Kit_w_RX360_Radiator_and_Free_Kill_Coil.html?tl=g30c321s1310

free kill coil if you get the RX360 kit from there instead!
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