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Hi guys as the title states I need help finishing my shopping list as I am a novice to water cooling.

This is my first water cooling loop and I need some help just to confirm I have everything I need and that everything is compatible, I'm building this loop to cool my system a bit better and also to run an almost passive rad.

any tips or suggestions are much appreciated

Current List

CPU Block - EK-Supreme HF Acetal+EN Nickel
RAD - XSPC EX240 Radiator
PUMP - EK-DCP 4.0 12V DC Pump
RES - EK-Reservoir for DCP 4.0

10M of PrimoChill PrimoFlex Pro LRT Tubing Black 7/16ID 5/8OD
6x Bitspower G1/4 Matte Black 1/2 Fitting
1x PrimoChill Antimicrobial Tube Coil Silver

Anything ive missed?

Any suggestions?

Cheers, Hawwtie
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post #2 of 9
Click my sig..Get better cooling..for the price of a single rad ph34r-smiley.gif
Check out Motoray's especially
Just so you know..barbs + zip-ties are more reliable than fittings
Edited by Schmuckley - 3/27/12 at 7:35am
 
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post #3 of 9
I'd extend to the EX360 radiator and 1/2" ID x 3/4" OD....seems "overkill" but for future is perfect.
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post #5 of 9
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@Schmuckley, Hey mate sorry all i can see in yours and motorays rigs is "Rasa waterblock" "Custom loop" am I missing something?

@Saint19, thanks:) for the suggestion, but I will be mounting internally and there would be enough room on the inside, in the future ill be modding the case to fit 2x240mm rads.

@HugeTorque, Thank you for the informations, anything you could suggest as a replacement?
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Don't mind Schmuckley, he likes to push his bongs.
 
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Haha i can see that, unfortunately a bong cooler would take up to much room for me.
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post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hawwtie View Post

Haha i can see that, unfortunately a bong cooler would take up to much room for me.

I know where your coming from, I'm looking at squeezing a custom loop in my 600t.
 
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post #9 of 9
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Am I better of using compression fitting or 7/16 on 1/2 barb to hook up the loop? will 7/16 on 1/2 leak?
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