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Originally Posted by iinversion View Post

It's really preference and what you think looks best. There are a lot of choices when it comes to fittings. You also need to consider what kind of compression fittings you need.. like 90/45 degree or whatever it may be or just the standards.

he is correct.. it is a bit of a task to calculate how many angles you have, what blocks you are getting, what impact said items have on flow rate and what pumps you will need to make good temps. but it is definitely not a HUGE task. lots of good info here. best of luck thumb.gif

CLC kits are not as bad as people make them out to be. but it is clear you do not want one. just make sure you don't get carried away with all the cool stuff the water cooling world has to offer...you can go from making a good 200$ setup to drooling over parts and dropping 1k in overkill cooling...tho this is not a bad thing if your pocket allows.
post #32 of 32
Exactly. If you go into this without very specific planning (having the loop already worked out within your case) you're going to end up hating it. Also, by the time you're done ordering all the fittings etc, you'll be surprised how much the bill will add up to.

frozencpu.com if you're serious.

If you're not ready for that amount of planning, and a guaranty of at least one thing that won't work out right and require more buying/reworking, then just start with a pre-made kit and add on to it, or go H100 like I said.

I and probably most other people running custom loops like the planning and problem solving part of this. If you don't like problem solving, you're gonna hate it.
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