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If I was to go water cooling from my Big Typhoon what would be a good route. I don't want to blow my whole bank account here, but I want some good cooling for OCing my 4600.

A kit would be easiest for me, but my one bone I'd like to pick is a cooling set that got nothing seperate from case. No resivour sitting on the side, or just resting on top. If its outside of the case I want it to be mountable on the outside =D.

what you guys got?
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The Swiftech apex ultra is the hands down champ kit for those who don't want custom. Honestly, a custom setup is entirely too easy, but it's hard to see it if you havn't done it before. I made the ultimate mistake and bought a TT bigwater SE for the first go around with water cooling. I had it for a month or so before I woke up and realized it was crappy. I now have a kick butt custom setup, and it was soooo easy.
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post #3 of 23
No kits. You can mount your reservoir inside your case if it has a shroud (most do). My custom kit is completely inside my case, so build your own. It's fun, and you get the best results that way.
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post #4 of 23
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Originally Posted by TheKraken View Post
No kits. You can mount your reservoir inside your case if it has a shroud (most do). My custom kit is completely inside my case, so build your own. It's fun, and you get the best results that way.
That's not entirely true, Some of the best recorded temps have come from radiators mounted outside the case. The ambient is lower outside in most cases. Most radiators can be mounted internally or externally. I have a large case, and my heatercore is mounted inside for aesthetics, but my temps were better when I had it mounted outside the case.

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post #5 of 23
Check out this Swifty apex for $200, thats about $50 off....It has everything you need for CPU... You can add more blocks to it as needed...Good Stuff......

EDIT: Nice rig Aqualan....

EDIT AGAIN: Hey if you do want to go custom let us know and we will list parts.....
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post #6 of 23
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First off nice Rig Aqualan. and yah I think in the end I'd be MUCH happier with a custom system, just as I was when I built my computer for the first time, oh man I almost fried the whole thing havning not a clue what I was doing being first time seeing anything hardware wise really lol...

anyways enough about me and being an idiot.... Yah I'd like to have the 5.25 resivoir because its convenient. The whole thing needs to be tied down in the end so that I can transport my rig without worries (not far but still needs to be secureable one way or another even by zip tying the pump to drive bays. I like the thick tubing and I'd assume its better flow. UV liquid is sick but thats to worry about later...

The case I'm planning on upgrading to is the Thermaltake Soprano.

So throw it at me with links. Please remeber I am canadian so use canadian sites please.

EG:
www.tigerdirect.ca
www.ncix.com
www.directcanada.com
www.canadacomputers.com
www.wintroniccomputers.com
www.xoxide.com (most ships to Canada)

Thanks a lot guys!
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post #7 of 23
Just use my list as a buying guide, you can hunt for it in Canada..

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

Rad....Or get the GTS it's cheaper and cools well...... Danger Den :: Radiators :: Black Ice Series :: GTX Xtreme Series :: Black Ice GTX240

Res.... Danger Den :: Reservoirs :: Bay Style Reservoirs :: Danger Den Single 5 1/4" Bay Reservoir

Rad-Box....... Swiftech MCB-120 Black 120mm Radbox Kit

CPU Block.........Apogee is a good one.............Petra's Tech Shop Swifty Apogee..............
If you want a better one fstfrddy here on the Forum makes great ones....Stinger WB

Tubing Use this with 1/2 fittings, still has good flow and is easier to work with.....................Danger Den :: Tubing :: Tubing and Clamps :: 7/16" ID (5/8" OD) Masterkleer General Purpose Clear PVC Tubing

GPU ..............Swiftech MCW60 Extreme Duty VGA Bare Water Block (3/8" and 1/2" barbs)
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post #8 of 23
Well, first, thnaks for the compilment. Here is a list of stuff I like. As fas as securing it, the pump has bolt holes, or you could just velcro it down. The tubes are pretty much secured, and the Rad will be screwed/bolted down.

bonnie H/C
it's expensive, you can find a cheap pne at an auto parts store for around 25.00 US

Apogee

primo flex uv tubing

pump

res

You can find alot of these things cheaper, I just put the list together quickly.
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What about the kits like these http://www.petrastechshop.com/swh2prcpulic.html ?? or any of the other ones on his site. I really don't wana dish a crap load if I can help it... need to find balance between performance and budget
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Originally Posted by Sidious View Post
What about the kits like these http://www.petrastechshop.com/swh2prcpulic.html ?? or any of the other ones on his site. I really don't wana dish a crap load if I can help it... need to find balance between performance and budget

Thats not bad, you can add a double rad on it later if you want to...Look around you can usally find those on sale somewhere for about $150....

This kit would be a lot better if you can swing it.It's a little more but it is well worth it...Petra's Tech Shop
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