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I always wanted a water cooling system, but been scared to use water cooling. However, my current computer I can tell is starting to lag behind and building a new computer is the only way to see major improvements. However, I won't have enough money to do a full upgrade until early next year. That is why I'm focusing on just buying the main component parts for my new computer on Black Friday deals.

Here are my components.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233180
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157263
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072
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=g30c321#blank
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139001&Tpk=800d

I plan to transfer my hard drive, Radeon hd 5850, Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium sound card, keyboard, monitor, and mouse.

At the start of next year I plan to replace my Radeon hd 5850 with a GeForce GTX 580 Hydro and add a SSD drive with my current hard drive as a storage drive.

Another major problem is deciding on the psu I need. I'm completely confused as to how much watts I will use and thus what type of psu I need. Currently, I am using a Corsair TX750W, but I have feeling it won't be enough. Especially if later next year I decide to sli two gtx 580 hydros. I don't expect to go three way sli, but two way is possible. My question is to run just one GTX 580 what psu will I need? If I decide to go two way SLI GTX 580, then how much high does my psu need to be? Now if I go two way gtx 580 sli I will need to install a second radiator and possibly add another pump or upgrade to a more powerful pump? Keep in mind I intent to overclock the cards and cpu. Also if I decided to go with only one GTX will my current cpu be enough, the TX750W? I'm guess no since I did some rough calculations and it will take like 600W and 600W/750 gives me a .80, but the psu is two-three years old, which means it's efficiency won't be as good like when it was new. Thus, I'm strongly considering buying a new psu. Just can't decided on what exactly I need.

As for case I been reading that the haf x doesn't fit too well with the RX360 radiator and judging by the pictures I seen the fans are very close to the ram. I can't get over this problem. I also considered the haf 932, but the case design I don't like much. Thus, I settle for the 800D.

For the water cooling kit I was going to buy all the parts, but the kit offers the best bang for you buck when first building a water cooling system. My only concern is the pump and reservoir. Does the reservoir leak? I read some where that they some times leak, but I think it might have been an older model. As for the pump assuming it's not defective how loud is the pump? Only thing I want to change is the tubing on the kit to a clear tube that reacts to uv light. As for kit frozen is offering a discount on the rs360, will it really make that much of difference if I get the rs360 instead?

Actually, I was going to buy all the component parts for a water cooling system separately, but I forgot to include the cost of the pump. The total cost came out to more than 400 dollars. Thus, I just went with the kit and replace the tubing with a uv reactive one, which only cost like 210-230 when you include shipping.

Overall, I will buy all the main components I need to get my new computer running and buy a new gpu and ssd in early January. Sorry for the long post.
Edited by Bekster - 11/25/11 at 12:30am