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Hello i currently have a Thermaltake Chasar MK-1 case with 3930k CPU, and i want to water cool it, i dont really want to build a custom cooling system, since i dont want to put to much time into it.. So i want to get one of those corsairs already built kits, i wanted initially to go with h220 but amazon doesnt sell them (i have a $150 gift card from them, so want to buy it there)

Now any recommendations on which one should i get?

Sig system is old, will update soon

The loop doesnt take hours to install. Look into a kit like the XSPC raystorm. That kit took me a minute to fully bleed and its super easy to install

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/16891/ex-wat-219/XSPC_Raystorm_750_RS240_Extreme_Universal_CPU_Water_Cooling_Kit_New_Rev_4_Pump_Included_w_Free_Dead-Water.html
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How does the EX rank?

http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/xsrad5exwaki1.html
The EX has similar performance to the RX but needs slightly higher speed fans. The round up posted by Nomad is probably the best radiator comparison out there. Martin is the best in terms of performance reviews
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So i been reading and it seems like alot of poeple hit 4.7 on air using the 3930, if i just want to be around that 4.7-5.0 wouldnt i be good to go with the H110 or H100i
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Yes, that should be fine. You might want to look into getting some different fans for it. I've head good things about the new Corsair Performance Edition fans. I use Gentle Typhoons and they are great. Great performance, quiet, and undervolt very nicely on a fan controller.
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Edited by supermiguel - 3/7/13 at 10:02am
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I run a 3930K @ 4.8Ghz (Rampage 4 Extreme) on water, and an EX420 is one of the two rads in my loop. They are equivalent to the RX series Radiators, but the fans have to run faster; however, above ~1300-1500RPM, the EX will pull away from the RX and have a much more linear Fan Speed vs Watts of Heat Dissipated curve.


If you are looking into a kit, I would HIGHLY recommend going with the XSPC Raystorm + D5 kits, as the pump is so much better than the X2O 750 it's not even funny, the CPU Block is one of the Top-3 Blocks ever put on market, and the radiator options are extremely good. All-in-all, you get an extremely capable kit!
My only advice is to buy the kit with the biggest possible radiator you can fit, instead of buying a small radiator in the kit and then a larger rad later; it can save you $25-50 to do it the first way! Also, for the money, you get more performance from the EX rads than the RX (the EX360 or EX420 kit costs about the same as the RX240), but you'll want to be sure that you don't mind fans running at ~1400-1800rpm or so.
   
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post #27 of 28
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I'm not to sure on what I want, I ordered a h100i and testing it now... Itssss loudddddd def need new fans, also I was thinking about getting a case labs h10 case and just make a bad ass water cooled system... But not sure it's worth the money, will see how my current test goes
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So ummm with my current setup (sig) and the h100i i was able to hit 5.0 (http://valid.canardpc.com/2721497) idle temps are around ~40C.. few min into small FFTs (prime 95) goes up to: {will insert} well small FFTs crash may have to increase volt a bit, but I just ran 3dmarks11 and the highest it went temp wise was 75
Edited by supermiguel - 3/7/13 at 6:30pm
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