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Originally Posted by Coolwaters;15391906 
yeah i cheaped out on my water cooling. wish i didnt..

if u really want a WC for cheap get a H60 or something.

Watercooling gets expensive fast. You add some things here, add some things there, ooo that looks cool, next thing you know you're at $500. Ha.
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post #22 of 27
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Watercooling gets expensive fast. You add some things here, add some things there, ooo that looks cool, next thing you know you're at $500. Ha.
I almost did that and ended up at $1500+ lol
     
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post #23 of 27
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At least with Corsair if something breaks because of their WC loop they will pay for it and probably give you a small dowry of cash.
This. I wouldn't suggest buying used parts if this is your first build. You might wouldn't be able to tell if you got parts in good enough condition for what you payed.

I had a Corsair h60, then moved to an XSPC rasa750 rs360 kit. for about $130 more, my temps went down about 10-12C. However, i do plan to integrate my GPU within the next few months, so that's my reason for changing to a kit.
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This. I wouldn't suggest buying used parts if this is your first build. You might wouldn't be able to tell if you got parts in good enough condition for what you payed.

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When I made the jump from a Xigmatek Dark Knight I got temps down 20C more.
     
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My current loop is all secondhand, but you soon start looking for that extra bit and thats where the money goes check the last few post in my build in sig you will get the idea
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lol my current case has no cable management abilities so no airflow...

Think of this as how bad it is... TX3 in push pull load temp at 65c on stock clocks....... WITH the side of the case off... with it on the cpu throttles
With the side of your case off you loose pretty much all airflow, It's ALOT better to keep your case closed.

My case has fudge all cable management either, but with cable ties and some determination you can keep your case pretty tidy. Just takes time, but it looks so much better after.

Main thing though, keep the ide of your case on or you will loose alot of air flow
 
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Ok guys. i was thinking of a custom loop cuz i eventually wanted to get GPU blocks for my 460s

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With the side of your case off you loose pretty much all airflow, It's ALOT better to keep your case closed.

My case has fudge all cable management either, but with cable ties and some determination you can keep your case pretty tidy. Just takes time, but it looks so much better after.

Main thing though, keep the ide of your case on or you will loose alot of air flow
the think is... it has more airflow without the side >.<
Its hard to do cable ties cuz everysingle cable from my PSU is being used... except one... which is neatly tucked away in my 5.25" slot
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