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well, i know what water cooling implies... testing and such...
and im looking to ask for one for my birthday which is coming up..
just wondering if you have any suggestions... maybe a whole bunch of parts i ought to buy... if you suggest individual parts please include everything i need... but a kit would be really nice too.
oh and i also want a chipset cooler, since my motherboard uses a passive cooler.
also, is it possible to mount everything onto the case (inside or top of case) so that its a bit more portable for LAN parties?
preferably not more than $200... but if the parts look really good i may go for more... i'll be lapping to 2000grit btw..
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Swiftech H20-220 Apex Ultra CPU Liquid Cooling Kit with Swiftech MCW60-B VGA Cooler
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dont need a VGA block ive got an NV silencer and i dont plan on overvolting my video card, maybe just a light overclock...

any cheaper suggestions? thats a very good system though... lol
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post #4 of 15
Yea. Here you go.

Link

*EDIT* Sorry for not to try answering your other questions! All of this should be able to fit into your computer case with some neat cable management and simply if there is enough room. Here is a chipset cooler though.
Good thing to do some lapping too! I'm gonna do that this weekend..
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Either of those 2 kits would be fine.....You might want to take a look at this guide also. Snerps Cheap Water Cooling If you want to go custom tell us how much you want to spend and we'll try to find the right parts for you...
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Custom is always going to be best.

If you really want a kit, the swiftech kits beret linked are the best.

Just DO NOT get a Big Water kit, whatever you do!
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post #7 of 15
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lol yea i thought about the big water 745 cause i heard the pumps on the other big waters were bad... anyways i definitely dont want it cause those orange fans are UGLY! (pshh thermaltake.. w/e)
would it possible to have an external radiator too? and maybe a water temperature sensor? id like the external radiator so i can get my temps as close to room temperature as possible... but you definitely think the swiftech is the best kit? can i just add a radiator or would that require a more powerful pump?
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post #8 of 15
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what do you guys think about this kit?
http://www.xoxide.com/thermaltake-tr...oling-kit.html
cheapest i could find it, it seems like its better than the other ones... is that chipset block compatible?

what difference does the tubing size make? i heard that you would want a different size depending on how many items you'll be cooling.
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post #9 of 15
Hmm... it looks like its using 3/8" OD tubing which probably means that the ID is pretty small. I would not recommend it since 1/4" ID tubing is just too small to effectively cool anything. Someone correct me if I'm wrong on any of this.
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what do you guys think about this kit?
http://www.xoxide.com/thermaltake-tr...oling-kit.html
cheapest i could find it, it seems like its better than the other ones... is that chipset block compatible?

what difference does the tubing size make? i heard that you would want a different size depending on how many items you'll be cooling.

That kit is junk...The larger the tubing the better the flow, and the better the flow the better the cooling....

If that is all you can spend get this one, you can always up-grade it later with a bigger rad..This one has a external rad also...Swiftech H20-120 Premium 120mm Water Cooling Kit
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