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I was just looking for some ideas on watercooling. Honestly I know this will sound dumb but I like the idea of Water Cooling better then air simply b/c it looks friggin AWESOME inside a case.

I'm sure with air alone I could hit 3.0 ghz once my E6600 gets here.

So with that being said, what would a good cheap kit be that would still allow me to stay just cool enough to reach 3.0 ghz? I mean if I could get more great but if not it doesnt matter.

Preferably it should be "easy" when it comes to watercooling as I've never done it before and I really dont want to screw everything in the PC up !!
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post #2 of 16
Do you want to consider on building your custom W/C setup ? It's more fun
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It probably would be more fun but I know absolutely nothing on this subject at all haha. So I really think a kit would be much easier for me to actually install. If I had to put all the pieces I ordered together individualy I would just get mad and throw it out the window thus hitting someone in the head thus being out of arround 2oo bucks and also landing myself in jail.

So, nah haha I just want a pre made kit that is pretty easy to handle, under 200 bucks and is able to cool as well as say a Zalman 9500 or Tuniq Tower.
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I found this on Newegg, it seems to have alotta blue in it which would rock cuz all my lights in the PC are blue haha. Just dunno if it would cool well at all
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post #5 of 16
Link? Most kits aren't very impressive. I've heard good things about the swiftech kits though.
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post #6 of 16
Build your own with parts it lookes even neater than a kit. It will preform better, look cooler, and you'll learn more about watercooling, and it can be done for a good price.
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I found this on Newegg, it seems to have alotta blue in it which would rock cuz all my lights in the PC are blue haha. Just dunno if it would cool well at all
I don't see any link...

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It probably would be more fun but I know absolutely nothing on this subject at all haha[
Well, we didn't go to school for this. Just read the forum. I understand you very well, i felt same way when i first see a water cooling system but it is not hard as it looks. Trust me...
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post #8 of 16
It really is better and cheaper to just build your own..If you get a kit you will still have to install it, no different than buying your own parts and doing it..
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post #9 of 16
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835128015

duh haha forgot to paste the link there, forgive me haha its 2 in the morning and im still stuck at work for this late shift.

I guess I HAVE to make my own b/c absolutely no one seems to want to recomend a pre made kit lol. Thing is, I have no idea what parts I even need. Ah well
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post #10 of 16
I just bought the dangerden 4200 kit. Its prolly more than you want to spend at 300 dollars but it works great. Also no matter what you buy, go to a local hardware store and buy the metal screw down hose clamps. My dangerden kit came with cheap plastic ones and i ended up with some leaks. So don't make my same mistake. http://www.dangerdenstore.com/produc...&cat=65&page=1 what i bought.
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