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So, its been a long time since i've built a watercooling rig, and id love some advice

My main goal is NOISE! or lack of at least

I'm looking at the 800D for a case

Going to use a H100i for the CPU

Water blocks I was looking at EK-FC580 DCII

http://www.ekwb.com/shop/ek-fc580-dcii-acetal-en-nickel-1.html

along with the EK-FC Bridge

http://www.ekwb.com/shop/ek-fc-bridge-dual-serial-3-slot.html


What rad's are a good option? id like it to mount it at the top of the 800D
What Pumps? the quieter the better!
What Res?


Thanks for any input
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post #2 of 6
For a rad, get one with a low fin density, like below 10 FPI. The only pump i've used is a MCP 35X and it's silent below 30%.
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post #3 of 6
I had that card/block so let me warn you: the fitting holes do NOT pass through. I strongly advise checking with EK to see if you can use the bridge. Email or phone not the online tool. I'll clarify later if needed, I suck at typing on the phone.
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Had a problem with EK bridge before, ordered the wrong bridge (2 slots one) while my motherboard use 3 slots one
check first , I dropped them an email with my motherboard and they will confirm which is compatible

If you are going to mount the rad at the top, where are you going to mount the h100 rad?
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360 or 480 rad can fit on top of my 700d. need to modify for 480 tho, cut holes so it can breath. d5 i silent and gt1850 fans on fiser rad (mod to run on 7 volts) is quite.
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360 or 480 rad can fit on top of my 700d. need to modify for 480 tho, cut holes so it can breath. d5 i silent and gt1850 fans on fiser rad (mod to run on 7 volts) is quite.
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