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I've just ordered the rest of my water cooling setup from Jab-tech:

CPU: Apogee (already have)
GPU: MAZE5
Pump: Laing D5
Radiator: Black Ice GT Stealth 240
And 7/16 inch tubing, Swiftech F fittings, Swiftech Radbox Rev.2, & Fluid XP.

I still need fans and a reservoir cus i'm not too comfortable with T-lines and how they work. Hit me with suggestions guys.
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post #2 of 14
how comfortable are you with noise?
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For fans I would go with the Silverstones. They are the best fans out there, if you want to pay the $15 each. I think it is well worth it.
    
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i think i can handle mid 30's in dba, I have a FM121 already, but together with 2 80mm 40+ dba fans it is a little too loud for my taste. i have also heard that the gts240 doesn't need high cfm fans...
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I usualy go to Frozencpu and look through their selection then once I find what I want I try to find a lower price someplace else. I saw a fan on there that push 90cfm at 18dba 120mm x 38mm. I personally have 2 sunons that do 108cfm at 42dba. I wear headphones while playing so i don't care
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i think i can handle mid 30's in dba, I have a FM121 already, but together with 2 80mm 40+ dba fans it is a little too loud for my taste. i have also heard that the gts240 doesn't need high cfm fans...
Ohhh. Well can you go with two more FM121's to replace your 80mm?
    
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post #7 of 14
THESE are the fans to go with. Panaflo fans are such high quality. They are very quiet for the amount of air they push. You will realzie how off everyone elses noise ratings are. I hate reses, so I can't really say go for a res. T-Lines are really the way to go. Why do u need the "F" Fittings? 90 degree angles kill your flow.

Maybe think about some coolsleeves too. I like those alot. They are good for the bend between the CPU & GPU.
    
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post #8 of 14
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I was gonna use the F fittings to split up the line coming out of the radiator between the cpu and the gpu, maybe i should try a Y fitting instead? I'll look into those fans too.
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post #9 of 14
I wouldn't suggest splitting the lines. Just run everything in series. you don't know if the blocks have different resistances, so the waterflow to the CPU block may be siginificantly less than that to the GPU causing it to be hotter.
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post #10 of 14
I run one of these in my case. 120mm, 80cfm, <25dB, $9.99... good stuff

Y-fittings are the way to go, they're better than the other ones with right angles that'll hurt your flow more. With only 2 blocks though I wouldn't bother. Just go CPU then GPU. I doubt your GPU will get over 45 C even after getting the warmer CPU water.

Don't forget shrouds. You can make 'em yourself for cheap if you wanna save cash.
    
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