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Hey guys,

I need to cool my 5.0Ghz 24/7 2600k @ 1.45V and 2 7970 or 2 GTX 680 in CF.

The 2600k is currently being cooled by antec kuhler 620 and never gets above 65C while gaming.

the graphics cards are ref so they are extremely loud and hot!

o btw my case is the white / red phantom

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146074
Edited by RagingAzn628 - 4/3/12 at 10:50am
post #2 of 8
You definitely want to do research first before choosing anything.

If you are new like me, I started here
http://www.overclock.net/t/226970/updated-water-cooling-essential-threads
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/265776-29-read-first-watercooling-sticky

Once you start to understand the basics there are two good sites for equipment comparisons.
http://skinneelabs.com/
http://martinsliquidlab.org

I just decided to start water cooling 4 days ago and reading up on the first two help me lots.
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I would get the RX kit instead of the RS just because you can a graphics card later on.

or if you can move up a size. to the 360's
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How about this? Does this count as watercooling?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835106183

I can get it for like 60-70
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How about this? Does this count as watercooling?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835106183
I can get it for like 60-70

no
 
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