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I am going to have a black and white scheme for my rig. I need a nice copper waterblock to go with.
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First thing that comes to mind is evga's hydro copper waterblocks but apparently those are too restrictive. What's popular: koolance, heat killer, xspc
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for your cpu or gpu? or both?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sean W. View Post

for your cpu or gpu? or both?
for cpu.
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EK Supremacy, XSPC Raystorm, EK Supreme (going really cheap nowadays)
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for cpu.

The Koolance 380I is suppose to be the best right now and is well priced -

http://koolance.com/cpu-380i-processor-water-block
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Dammit you beat me to it! Well I at least got a benchmark. http://www.pureoverclock.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/graph-temp_cpu-blocks-3801.jpg

CPU 380i rapes all.
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I looked up performance for Water Blocks and found THIS sweet review with the Koolance CPU-380 coming out on top! You can find the poll from this review HERE. It is surprising how different the poll is from the actual results. The Raystorm Water Block has been my first choice thus far because of how inexpensive, yet effective it is (plus, it has LED's smile.gif). If I were you I would look over the Round Up and find the water block that is perfect for you.
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The Swiftech Apogee HD is available in white, which is what I have. It is a great block, still one of the top performers, but above all else it has by far the best mounting system I've ever used. The Raystorm is a PITA to mount in comparison, and I have honestly never gotten a single bad mount with the Apogee HD. I can recommend it fully.
   
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I mean how is the CPU 380i hard to install either. I did it in like 3 min. All you do is install the screws into the motherboard (no backplate necessary on LGA 2011) place the block on, put springs on each screw and then use the four large caps to tighten down by hand. No screw driver is even necessary.
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