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post #1 of 20
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Hi mates,
I want to get a kit (yes a kit I really dont want to buy/chose the parts separately).
The stuff will go in a 810 Switch and an I7 3930K should be cooled (maybe my 680 too).
I know for only the CPU the 360ish rad might be a bit overkill but I want really low fanspeeds.
In freaky Germany the only have EK stuff, rarely something from rasa and other "crap" that no one knows(=no reputation).
So I have two options:
This rasa kit:

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Sorry the site messed up the english translation. But I guess you know the kit and the components anyway smile.gif

Or this EK Kit:

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I dont mind the higher price of the EK kit.
Pros are that this is sooner available, the pump and other parts look a bit better. (I might want to add a 240rad in the loop)
The only negative thing is the installation.
The rasa pump/res combo looks way better and easier to install.
Dont mind about the fans - I will replace them with Noctuas anyway smile.gif
I know at e.g. frozen cpu you could get a lot more and better stuff but I dont want to ship fro the US. Till this stuff arrives I am already in a retirement castle.
So any ideas, suggestions or comments are welcome.
Thank you very much in advance for your help!
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post #2 of 20
sine you will likely soon upgrade the pump and rez no matter which system you buy I would recommend the xspc kits because the rx series of radiators are simply better performing and build quality is flawless.
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post #3 of 20
neither. Get the raystorm kit. The block is way better.
post #4 of 20
The EK is a better buy. Better CPU block and much better pump. Worth it more if you want to add another radiator later.
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post #5 of 20
xspc for better performance at a much cheaper price (raystorm), EK for the bling factor, performs the same as the raystorm kit, but cost more
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post #6 of 20
i would just go with the rasa kit, imo its all you will need to start off with and you can add more later.. smile.gif
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post #7 of 20
I'd go ith XSPC, because of the other suggestions. I have an RX360 and RX240 cooling a 2600K and GTX680, using Raystorm and a MCW82.

5 fans in pull, 800-900rpm and load temp on overclocked 680 of less than 40C. 2600K temp varies with overclock, but my 24/7 4.5GHz at 1.32V loads around 55C, and 5.4GHz at 1.64V suicide runs load around 75C. That's with a basic Laing DDC1 type pump.
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post #8 of 20
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Ok, thanks and reps so far. Sadly the §raystrom kit" is not available. Only this kit and one with the thinner rad.
I am still not sure. Of course the XSPC would do but waiting 26days O_O! And this EK stuff is iirc from Germany so RMA would be easier.
But again thank you very much so far!
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post #9 of 20
If you go to Dazmode website, he is selling Raystorm/RX kits. Should still be available, though I haven't looked in about a month.
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Ok, thanks and reps so far. Sadly the §raystrom kit" is not available. Only this kit and one with the thinner rad.
I am still not sure. Of course the XSPC would do but waiting 26days O_O! And this EK stuff is iirc from Germany so RMA would be easier.
But again thank you very much so far!

maybe pay the extra for the EK kit if it can be bought from your home country and RMA will be easier i would expect, but lets hope you never have to RMA anything.. each kit has it benefits but in reality they will both meet your needs and you will have a nice cooling solution that will allow you to do a nice overclock too smile.gif
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