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Like the name says i'm about to put my PC underwater I think i've got everything am I missing anything?
Going with a dazmode raystorm custom kit (i'm Canadian so daz removes any over the border shipping) so here's the cart so far

XSPC dual bay ddc pump/res
Raystorm block (of course)
Black chrome compression fittings
Ex360 rad (I know overkill but just future proofing I eventually want to add a 120 rad and a gpu to loop)
1x dual 3mm red led (for block)
1x dual 5mm red led (for res)
1x single 5mm red led (for res)
1x male qdc vln3 threaded 1/4" (for res)
1x female qdc vln3 compression 3/8id-5/8od (tubed to res for ease of bleeding system)
1x 1g thermal compound
1x clearflex thermochill tubing 3/8id 5/8od

Let me know! Thanks in advance guys/gals
Edited by -retaliation- - 12/12/12 at 3:45pm
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post #2 of 9
Thread Starter 
O btw its all going in an haf-x case rad top mounted cooling a 2500k on an asus p8z68 deluxe board and the custom kit comes with 3 xspc fans
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post #3 of 9
The RayStorm can actually accept 4 3mm LEDs and it looks really nice, here's a shot of mine with 4 blue ones. Looks like you have everything needed to get a basic water cooling loop going smile.gif

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post #4 of 9
Coolant?
post #5 of 9
Biocide, silver, distilled?
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Distilled from the Safeway next door although I work at Canadian tire so i'm tempted to just use de-ionized and I forgot to put it down but there is s double order of daz's uber silver kill coil
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post #7 of 9
Distilled != Deionized.

Deionized water is not organic-free, so you run a risk of turning your water loop into a biology experiment.
post #8 of 9
Thread Starter 
Ours is filtered using osmotic distilation and UV purified I know its not as good as steam but its 4$ for 4L jug as opposed to safeways 20$ a jug
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CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Raystorm Water Block XSPC EX360 XSPC Dual Bay Reservoir With Mounted Single DDC... Win 7 Ultimate 
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Rosewill Lightning 800W CM HAF X 
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AMD Phenom X4 9500 F690GVM NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS Nanya Technology  
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post #9 of 9
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Even in the 5min I've thought about it, it seems crazy to cheap out 16$ on a 400$ loop, its worth it to protect it
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Rosewill Lightning 800W CM HAF X 
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CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Raystorm Water Block XSPC EX360 XSPC Dual Bay Reservoir With Mounted Single DDC... Win 7 Ultimate 
PowerCase
Rosewill Lightning 800W CM HAF X 
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AMD Phenom X4 9500 F690GVM NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS Nanya Technology  
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