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Okay, I know, everyone asks the same dang question. "Build me a water cooling kit so I can order it, please???" So, here I am, a complete hippocrit, asking you to build me a water cooling kit. Yes I am ordering online, the fiance says 250 bucks, if need be, I'll throw in a bit more...he he he. Thanks guys. Begin!
    
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Also, whatever I get for my old kit(seen in sig below) will be added into the mess, thanx.
    
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Everything with 1/2" barbs

Pump: Danger Den D5 or Swiftech MCP-655
CPU: Swiftech Apogee
GPU: DD MAZE 4 or 5, keep an eye out for Burn's test.
Rad: Black Ice 360 or 240 Xtreme
Tubing: MasterKleer 7/16"ID-5/8"OD
T-line with DD Fillport or Res of your choice
Zerex addative, Tube clamps, stuff like that

That's over your limit, but that's the best there is right now. Go shopping and price all that out, get a general idea for it and I or someone else will pick it up from here tomorrow
    
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I found this kit on sale for $220 + shp.... It is a very good rig, you can always put another rad on it later if you want to....EDIT: Forgot the link......Swiftech H20-220-APEX ULTRA CPU Liquid Cooling Kit
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I will go out on a limb, citing an XS sticky and going against the grain.

Try the new DDC2 (MCP355) with a new top on it- I have heard the top from petrastechshop.com is great...You can find it here: http://www.petrastechshop.com/laddcwpeddto.html

Make sure it's the 18W version, with Petra's top on it. Overall, it performs better than the D5 from tests I've seen.
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=117215
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u got a conroe 6600 and a 8800.. and only going to put 250 in the cooling...

ooookkkkkk......
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Originally Posted by Burn View Post
I will go out on a limb, citing an XS sticky and going against the grain.

Try the new DDC2 (MCP355) with a new top on it- I have heard the top from petrastechshop.com is great...You can find it here: http://www.petrastechshop.com/laddcwpeddto.html

Make sure it's the 18W version, with Petra's top on it. Overall, it performs better than the D5 from tests I've seen.
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=117215

I love mine...Just make sure the thing is primed before you turn it on...They are a royal pain to get primed... Even if it's in the bottom of the loop doesn't mean it will have water in it, leave it loose and shake the fire out of it to make sure you get the air out of it....If you dry start you have ruined your pump, or at best greatly shortened it's life span....

That's why they first started making the tops with a G-1/4 fitting in the top to prime it, you know loosen it and make sure it had water in it...It didn't take long for someone to stick a fitting in it to straighten out the flow path.....

I quess that's why I dont point them out to inexperienced users...I'm to lazy to type all this, and I dont want them to have problems with their first time WC'ing.........Well on second thought I'm to lazy to do the typing!!!!
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post #8 of 20
thats probably why his fiance said only 250$ for cooling, lol

snerps got the setup i would get if i was in your position
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I like Snerps too, except I would get a bonnie H/C instead. That's just my preference.
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Hey, I forgot to mention that Sladesurfer is thinking about selling his WC rig.... He builds some nice stuff, you might want to take a look at it....Sladesurfer's new water cooling setup - Overclock.net - Overclocking.net
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