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Ok, thanks for the help so far, I've revised it a bit:

Waterblock: EK-Supreme HF Full EN Nickel or the XSPC Raystorm AMD w/ 4x EK 3mm Red lights (I think the XSPC will look better, but if the EK will perform reasonably better, I'll get that.
Radiator: XSPC RX-360
Fans: 3x Phobya 120mm Nano-2G 1500rpm PWM Red LED Fans (These look really good and seem to be very quiet for the airflow)
Pump: Koolance PMP-450 12V Variable Speed Pump
Reservoir: XSPC Acrylic Dual 5.25” Reservoir (I'm putting the pump inside, as well as 2 EK 5mm red LEDs)
Tubing: 2 Metres of PrimoFlex PRO LRT Tubing (UV Red 7/16" 5/8" 3/32")
Fittings: 6 Bitspower G1/4 Matte Black 7/16 Compression Fitting CC6
And I'm using PT Nuke w/ Distilled Water

Does all of does look good? What's better, the Raystorm of Supreme HF? Thanks.
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Looking good mate. thumb.gif
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EK Supreme HF is my vote
 
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Another vote for the HF

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Ok, Supreme HF it is then. Any other changes, or is everything else good?
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Buy Skythe fans instead. Much better for rads IMO. thumb.gif
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Ok, so Gentle Typhoon AP-15s? Just wondering, what makes them better?
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Originally Posted by SilentKilla78 View Post

Ok, so Gentle Typhoon AP-15s? Just wondering, what makes them better?
high static pressure for a relatively quite fan. Highly loved in the wc world

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Ok, so Gentle Typhoon AP-15s? Just wondering, what makes them better?

Those fans will work great with your setup. If you can afford and have room in your case for a push/pull setup with some shrouds between the push fans and the radiator that would be even better. If not, I still think you are in the clear. Good luck with your loop.
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Drop that coolant mate. Your best choice is distilled water and PT-Nuke or Silver Kill Coil to kill all the bacteria. Unless you do want to rinse again and again your blocks: premixed fluids will leave tons of residues on them which will need to be cleaned frequently in order not to degrade performance.
Just drop it man, you won't regret it rolleyes.gif

Dear d3viliz3d,

please provide proof of EK-Ekoolants gunking/staining in any way. You are spreading false informations headscratch.gif
Ekoolant is great, especially the UV blue. We also have clear coolants without any dyes for people who want to run clear liquid.

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