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Hi I know this questions has been asked time and time again, but I am going add a water cooling system to my computer, and I want to do custom as it seems the most efficient budgetwise. However, I was wondering the degree of difficulty as I have barely experience with tools and don't want to accidentally ruin an expensive part and have to buy it again. And what are some good kits out there? Oh and if anyone could suggest parts, links, etc, it'd be really helpful
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Not difficult, most of it is drilling holes for the res and heatercore.
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Originally Posted by Retrospekt
Not difficult, most of it is drilling holes for the res and heatercore.
and you only have to do that if you choose to set it up that way. Only difference between kit and custom is with custom you get to pick and choose every single part. The setup is the same.
    
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It's pretty straightforward. You assemble it outisde the case first, anyways for a leak test. The hardest part will be mounting the res/pump probably...
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I would go with making my own , if you take your time it really is fairly easy. I just saw these Swifty kits on sale, if you
still want a kit these would be decent, and they are on sale...http://www.svc.com/h20-220-apex-ul.html
Swiftech Apex Ultra Dual 120mm Water Cooling Kit They have the premium there also for around $100.00
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