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save on the res, that one is just looks no substance, i got a phobya balancer and its awesome, with the money saved the a delrin pump top. Like ek or alphacool
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Originally Posted by Forrester View Post

hey guys, in a couple of moths i'm going to begin my first custom case which will house my first custom loop, i just don't know which parts are the best to choose.
I have a bunch of questions as the closest i've come to water cooling is the h60, but i wanna take it to the next step ya know. so ill just list my questions lol.

1.) I plan on having 680's (or 685's if they're out by august and if they're even going to be named that) in SLI and a 3770k. Would it be better to have two loops or 1 cooling the two?
2.) What size radiator would give me the best cooling possible? (can anyone recommend some good ones?)
3.) Which pump should i go for?
4.) Does a custom loop cool better than, say, an h100?
5, Is there anything you all could teach me?
edit:
I looked around for parts and here's what I chose.
Radiators ( I thought i would need two. One for CPU and one for the 2 GPUS)
http://www.xoxide.com/swiftech-mcr420-xp.html
X2
Pumps
http://www.xoxide.com/swiftech-mcp655-w-speed-controller.html
X2
Reservoirs
http://www.xoxide.com/frozenq-liquidfusionvseries250mmreservoir-red.html
X2
(the height of the one in the pic is deceiving. its 250mm high)
Tubing
http://www.xoxide.com/anti-kink-coils-12-red.html
What else do i need? Instead of buying my own water blocks i was gonna go with the hydro copper evga edition

Id buy 2 pumps off bmaverick and a top from xspc!
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The "Tubing" you linked isn't tubing, it's anti-kink coil FOR tubing.
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oh...haha thanks, good catch there
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