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I'm going to be watercooling pretty soon, and I was just curious how much you guys have spent on your own custom loop? So far with the parts I am buying, the total is around $600-$700. I'm trying to find everything on OCN, but the parts are not posted yet.
    
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about $350 everything in.

its the gpu blocks that get crazy expensive.
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post #3 of 66
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about $350 everything in.

its the gpu blocks that get crazy expensive.
GPU block + I want a T-Virus res. Haha. Thats $200+ alone for those two.
    
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$600-700 is about how much you would pay for a good setup. given that a cpu block can run into the $100 mark and a radiator and good fans can cost up to $100 also it quickly racks up. at least you know that your buying the higher end parts and the loop will perform well. mind posting up what your planing to get?
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post #5 of 66
i have a cpu-only loop..total hmm
pump
$70
block
$56
tubing,cooler,other parts...probably $60
70
56
60
$186

http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...-56k-fail.html

ps..i am seriously eyeballing a raystorm..take into consideration..one really needs a danner 9.5 for this kind of setup..and gpu blocks are extra..i use clearflex tubing/barbs

how many gpus do you have? really..a bong loop with a good prefilter..raystorm(new) waterblock.and 2 or 3 gpu blocks +danner mag 9.5 wouldn't be over $500 PLUS..there's the sub-ambient temps ..come ..to the bong side..lol
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post #6 of 66
mine would work out about $600 converting from £>$ but thats with upgrade from rasa to raystorm tubing and fitings change and gpu
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post #7 of 66
$230 for the Rasa kit + other supplies and $80 for the GPU block off of OCN, so $310.
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post #8 of 66
Quote:
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$600-700 is about how much you would pay for a good setup. given that a cpu block can run into the $100 mark and a radiator and good fans can cost up to $100 also it quickly racks up. at least you know that your buying the higher end parts and the loop will perform well. mind posting up what your planing to get?
That's a good estimate.
100 each for CPU block, GPU block, pump, fancy pants res, and good rad. The sneaky part is the fittings, expect to spend close to a hundred bucks if you get some nice looking compression fittings. Tubing is cheap, so 600 bucks sounds right to me. Of course you can go cheaper, but I would buy pieces that will last more then one generation (excluding blocks).
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post #9 of 66
Base Cost:
XSPC Rasa kit = $149.99 + tax (13%) + shipping $12+tax

Extra Cost:
Additional Barbs = $6+tax
T-Plug = $12+tax
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post #10 of 66
Including fans, fittings (those will sneak up the total really fast), rads, res, pump and blocks about $600. If I add the parts I thought I'd need, but didn't use, tax and shipping, probably about $700.

It can be done cheaper - buy parts that come with barbs, get one large radiator instead of 2 mid size (case allowing of course), try with fans you have around first, etc, etc.
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