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Ok, so i've been thinking of going back to the watery side (muahahahaha), but i've been away from it for a while now, and i feel alittle out of the loop (no pun intended).

SO, what are the best i can get, keeping total cost around 200 (i want it to cool my cpu primarily, possibly my chipset but it would need to be and EXTREMELY low profile water block, because of my video card):

CPU block: http://xoxide.com/swiftech-apogee-water-block.html
12V pump (with standard molex): http://xoxide.com/swiftech-mcp355-pump.html
really good 2x120mm heatercore: http://www.dangerdenstore.com/produc...&cat=85&page=1
2 fairly silent 120 fans:
coolant:
reservoir: http://xoxide.com/thermaltake-aquabay-m3-reservoir.html


links are optional, but highly appreciated
    
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You might be able to use this for the cpu...Research it and make sure......... Swiftech Apogee-1U Server High Performance Waterblock for AMD and Intel Servers (3/8" and 1/2" barbs) (Out of Stock)

Pump Laing D-5.... Danger Den :: Pumps :: DC Powered :: 12V DD-D5 Pump

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These are great to and cheaper........ Danger Den :: Radiators :: Black Ice Series :: GTS Stealth Radiator :: Stealth GTS 240 Black Ice

I use this for fluid it comes in other colors to...... Fluid XP+ HP High Performance Non-Conductive Coolant - UV Midnight Blue 32oz.

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Welcome back!

My opinion for a killer loop:
Swiftech Apogee CPU block - $50
Swiftech MCP355 w/ Petratech Top - $99 - Expensive, but the best there is
Black Ice GTS or Xtreme 240 Radiator - $45
Aerocool Xtreme Turbine Fans - 32db 90CFM - $11 each (x2)
Coolant - Just use some distilled water mixed with a little anti-freeze - $1

Total: $217
You'll still need some tubing but that wouldn't be more than $10


If $200 is a hard budget cap, switch the pump to a D5 Not quite as good but still revered by many as the one of the best water cooling pumps available.


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wat i meant by lowprofile CHIPSET, is that the barbs will have to stick out from the side, as opposed to on top, i think just about anything where the barbs are centered will not work
    
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Ah, you beat me Ira, and put up a nearly identical list!
    
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wat i meant by lowprofile CHIPSET, is that the barbs will have to stick out from the side, as opposed to on top, i think just about anything where the barbs are centered will not work
Do you think this one with a off-set would work?... Alphacool NexXxoS NB-SLI 1 Northbridge Products Model: 12335 [12335] : Performance-PCs.com, ... sleeve it and they will come
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thats wat had in mind, but i cant tell how high it goes in the center, 24mm is the hight of the barb section, i need the height of the lower section

if i had to guess, id say i have about 10mm of clearance under my video card
    
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thats wat had in mind, but i cant tell how high it goes in the center, 24mm is the hight of the barb section, i need the height of the lower section

if i had to guess, id say i have about 10mm of clearance under my video card
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It looks like it's 14mm...Check it out measure again and see ....Alphacool GmbH - The Cooling Company - WAK MB Alphacool NexXxoS NB-SLI 1 Northbridge 12335
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