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Is it possible to make your own water cooling system, without buying parts, or even buying the minimum parts, if so any info that would help, i have a free week or two coming up, need something to do, so can i have some help on te following:

Is it possible?
What i need?
any links to others doing it?

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You need a dose of Snerp:

http://www.overclock.net/faqs/109598...ercooling.html
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Originally Posted by FrankenPC

You reckon you could build the block yourself with some copper.

by the way it doesnt have to be water cooling, if you guys have some other crazy ideas for cooling im all ears
    
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Originally Posted by thedarklordjay
You reckon you could build the block yourself with some copper.

by the way it doesnt have to be water cooling, if you guys have some other crazy ideas for cooling im all ears
Yep, you could if you have the skill and the tools needed. Ask Mr. Stinger
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by thedarklordjay
You reckon you could build the block yourself with some copper.

by the way it doesnt have to be water cooling, if you guys have some other crazy ideas for cooling im all ears
You could always just start buying fans and modding them into your case in useful areas, making ducts to direct the flow through your CPU HSF or in from the lower side and duct cool outside air into the intake on your GPU heatsink...

I've wanted to try stuff like that before but I would need access to a metal shop and some sheet metal to work with... Just mod the hell out of your case directing airflow EXACTLY where you want it, could turn out very good
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Yea, i was looking there, tubing is cheap, my main thoughts are on the resevoir, and cpu block, oh and the cooler thing. And if i could build most my self it would be much better.

[edit] its basically something to do, if it doesnt work i wont be bothered, thats the main reason i aint spending a lot of money.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by thedarklordjay
Yea, i was looking there, tubing is cheap, my main thoughts are on the resevoir, and cpu block, oh and the cooler thing. And if i could build most my self it would be much better.

[edit] its basically something to do, if it doesnt work i wont be bothered, thats the main reason i aint spending a lot of money.
Well it's a little more than something that you just do. HERE is a link to fstfrddy's blocks. How much are you looking to spend?
    
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can i give you guys a couple of pics of my case, and you guys give me some ideas, other than throwing water from a bucket in it lol.

gimme a minute im uploading pics
    
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It would probably be alot more efficient in terms of money spent for performance gained, to just save up some money and buy the stuff. Unless you have mad skills like fstfrddy
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p.s the cables are tidy since that photo

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