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My EVGA water blocks are still new in box. http://www.frozencpu.com/products/18030/ex-vga-20/EVGA_GeForce_GTX_680_Classified_Hydro_Copper_Waterblock_400-CU-G680-B2.html?tl=g30c311s1631 $175 each, is what I paid. These cards are loud under full load with fan speed maxed. One reason I want to water cool them.

I just need to figure out where to start... ha

Ah okay. I was going by the cheapest on frozencpu because I didn't want to overestimate their value to you.
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I think it should fit in your case but you have to mod the top with dremel to install the fan. You also have the option of installing 240 at the top and 240 or 200 phobya at the front. Its very easy to go overbudget when you are dealing with custom kits..i would say you'll have to make sure of the rad clearance first before buying anything that doesn't fit with your motherboard and creates issue..most the sites will mention the radiator depths..just measure the clearance so u can have idea of which kinda rad you will be buying ..for example for my 600t case you can only install rad with 30mm depth. Then you have to decide on the tubing length ..for tubing i would say 10mm inner diameter and 13mm outer diameter is the one i used and its pretty good and then choose ur fittings whether is compression or barbs. Bitspower are expensive that's why i went with EK ones as they are half the price.

http://www.performance-pcs.com << they are definately cheaper than frozencpu for sure.

I ordered everything from ek except for the rads from performance pcs

http://www.ekwb.com/shop/
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now that i think of it a single dual fan rad is only good for the CPU.
You MAY have to put all your ssd in the back or use double-sided tape and put some on the top of your DVD drive because your going to need all the space you can spare to cool the gpu's.


I have built a kit.



The tubing is sold by the foot so in your cart like in the pic its 10 for 10 feet. I don't know if you need 10 feet but better to have more than you need than don't have enough.
also I don't know fans so you will have to ask what fans your going to need.
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i may have ****ed up on the rad i thought you had another case. sorry you will only need one and a slim dual rad.

also I'm still very new to watercooling i hope what im offering you is a help to you
    
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now that i think of it a single dual fan rad is only good for the CPU.
You MAY have to put all your ssd in the back or use double-sided tape and put some on the top of your DVD drive because your going to need all the space you can spare to cool the gpu's.


I have built a kit.



The tubing is sold by the foot so in your cart like in the pic its 10 for 10 feet. I don't know if you need 10 feet but better to have more than you need than don't have enough.
also I don't know fans so you will have to ask what fans your going to need.


yes, I am removing my HDD bay's, and mounting my SSD's in a 5.25 bay.
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