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post #11 of 20
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Tipo, I just ordered that one! Black nickle 250mm.... thumb.gifthumb.gif

Im getting ready to order the 2 rads, and the pump, the pump Im thinking of getting the Swiftech mcp 350
post #12 of 20
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OK, heres what I have ordered today

Pump - Swiftech MCP350
Rads - Swiftech MCR220-QP Liquid Cooler Radiator (lower)
- XSPC EX360 Triple Fan Radiator (top)
Res - Phobya Balancer 250 Reservoir - Black Nickel

Moving along here!!

And I will post a link for the build once she gets into full motion.

Case will be here Wed
PSU will be here soon I hope!

And I think thats all thats on its way, I placed so many orders I forgot what I am waiting for! lol

Thanks everyone for the info, links and help. Mucho appreciated guys thumb.gifthumb.gif
post #13 of 20
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Originally Posted by MP SLY MP View Post

OK, heres what I have ordered today
Pump - Swiftech MCP350
Rads - Swiftech MCR220-QP Liquid Cooler Radiator (lower)
- XSPC EX360 Triple Fan Radiator (top)
Res - Phobya Balancer 250 Reservoir - Black Nickel
Moving along here!!
And I will post a link for the build once she gets into full motion.
Case will be here Wed
PSU will be here soon I hope!
And I think thats all thats on its way, I placed so many orders I forgot what I am waiting for! lol
Thanks everyone for the info, links and help. Mucho appreciated guys thumb.gifthumb.gif

Psst, I'd highly recommend you get a 35x instead of the mcp350 from jab-tech (you can buy that pump less than the 350 from fcpu!). You are passing on the best pump for a difference less than a 12 pack of beer. Besides if you did go with a 350 you will spend more money on a top to connect to your tube res, thereby spending even more money. A 35x will connect to any standard G1/4 res.

It's too bad you missed my post above.
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post #14 of 20
Don't for get the Danger Den RAD Reservoir. They're built pretty rigid.

700

You can pick it up here:
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/9540/ex-res-153/Danger_Den_RAD-Reservoir_Internal_External_Liquid_Cooling_Reservoir_RES-005.html?tl=g30c97s165
post #15 of 20
I disagree with the comment above that stated the pump tops don't matter much - they do improve flow over many of the stock parts and can be worth the money. Many tests with and without pump tops have shown increased flow and reduced temps. While they are never necessary, they do provide a significant boost to cooling. Grats on the parts list - looking good!
   
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Tipo, I just ordered that one! Black nickle 250mm.... thumb.gifthumb.gif
Im getting ready to order the 2 rads, and the pump, the pump Im thinking of getting the Swiftech mcp 350

I got the black nickel too biggrin.gif
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How are you guys liking the phobya cylinder reservoirs? Do they seem top notch? I'm trying to decide between those or the EK ones. I like the nickel on the Phobya ones better, but I'm not as confident in quality in them as I am the EK ones. Normally I'm a fan of phobya but as I was going to order them, I saw some pretty bad reviews about the nickel plating being low quality and the mounting brackets breaking.
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post #18 of 20
I have a 150 Balancer, and it's pretty nice.it's been running with an EK 'EN' HF Supreme for like 3 months, no. problems yet..
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Good to know MCmogg!

I also love you're name smile.gif
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post #20 of 20
Basicly they are all the same, acrylic cylinder with acetal on the ends. Id recomend the EK multioption advanced. Its vercatility is unmatched and I find it to be wery reliable as well.

Bittspower produces some nice ones, Simple, good looking, but Ive had problems with the acrylic cylinder cracking near the ends with these.

Magicool produces some nice ones as well. They are simple and cheaper than the other ones Ive mentioned, but still reliable. I havent had any problems with these cracking. However they are only 50mm in diameter as oposed to the other ones that are 60mm in diameter.
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