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Battle of the H100 Vs My Custom loop for the same Price.

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So I'm bored and have a few items laying around the shop, so I decided to try to build a custom loop for the same price as those all in one units.

So I'll update this log as I build and test mine vs the corsair H100

My components.

Water Pump $15
water Pump Top $5
Radiator Swiftech $40
Waterblock $10
Fans x 2 = $15
Tubing $5
Barbs $15 (6x2.50 each)

Total custom loop Cost $105

H100 at Best Buy $119



Pump

This is the hardest to find at a reasonable cost.

I bought a couple of these and at $15 you can't beat them and I think they have a little more performance than the all in one pump.

So I had to mod the top to get some barbs on.








Waterblock

I'll be making a custom block that costs me about $10 for the materials


Fans:

I had a couple of these left over from a build. These have some amazing static pressure running at lower rpms as well.



Radiator:

I also had a swiftech qp on hand.



Testing


To be continued
Edited by Mindchi|l - 11/17/12 at 6:40am
post #2 of 23
Okay I'm interested, subed thumb.gif
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A new "kit" in the makings ? I'll bet this performs better than the 100. Nothing against them but this is after all custom.
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A new "kit" in the makings ? I'll bet this performs better than the 100. Nothing against them but this is after all custom.

It should be fun finding out anyway.
post #5 of 23
Will be interesting to see. I'm willing to bet the kit will win because of the better pump though. Subbed thumb.gif
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Very interested in the outcome as I'm currently tossing up between using another H100 or a custom loop.

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even though i completely support corsair's h100 line, i'm putting my money down on the custom one because it probably has a better pump.
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looks interesting!
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post #10 of 23
This is awesome! Please keep this updated!
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