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Help me pick a 1st time WC setup !

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I want to cool my CPU only. My budget is 150ish. Less is better of course, but I want something that performs well and can add to the budget for a large performance increase. I think Rasa kit is the way to go, its the details and swapping of a few parts (tubing, a ray storm block ?) possibly that I'm not sure on. I've never wc'ed before. What would you build for that budget is what I'm after so pretty please don't just link me to frozencpu.com. thanks so much for your help !!

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RASA. you can't beat the price.
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Rx240 is what I was thinking. Tubing should be upgraded though right ? I've heard great things about the raystorm block as well. And the little thingamajiggers you need to drain it ? What coolant is best ?
post #5 of 7
Pretty sure the rasa kit is ure only option with that budget (at least in australia), perhaps you might have a bit left for some coloured tubing or something, but not much else.
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Originally Posted by Tarun View Post

XSPC Rasa 750 RS240 Universal CPU Water Cooling Kit 117$ will be a great start thumb.gif
agreed with this...as for coolant go distilled with pt nuke and a kill coil. And if you want it uv id go with either feser or primochill lrt tubing.

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post #7 of 7
Yea, the feser blue UV tubing is great, i'd recommend it.
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