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watercooling woes... are these the right parts?

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Hi, new here but I lurk the site every day smile.gif

Decided to go water cooling on my processor and add the GPUs at a later date, I have a 3770k rig in a Phantom 630 with SLI 670 Windforces. thumb.gif

I haven't a clue what I'm looking for when it comes to water cooling so I'm wondering if all this is the right equipment to get the job done!

XSPC RX240 120mm Radiator - Black
EK-Supremacy - CPU Waterblock - Nickel Plexi
EK-RES X3 250 Reservoir
XSPC D5 Vario Pump & EK-D5 X-TOP CSQ Plexi
6 XSPC G1/4" to 7/16" ID, 5/8" OD Compression Fitting (Black Chrome)
XSPC 7/16" ID (16/11mm) High Flex Hose - Clear (1M Length)
Mayhems Pastel - Blueberry Blue Coolant 1L

Will this work good? Any suggestions / advice / changes are greatly appreciated smile.gif

My 3770k is at 4.7 v1.352 and delidded, I've gone for the EK Supremacy Nickel Plexi as I want to get the Ivy Delidded mounts EK have just brought out and go direct die cooling/ biggrin.gif
Edited by illuz - 4/6/13 at 4:39pm
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k @ 5GHz ASUS Maximus V Formula 780 Classified 1280/1603 Samsung Green 2222MHz 
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HD204UI 2TB Direct-die waterloop XSPC Liang D5 + XTOP-CSQ-Plexi EK-Supremacy Plexi 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Alphacool Monsta 240mm + 2 AP-15s EK-X3-Res 250mm Windows 8 64bit BenQ XL2420T + E2350V 
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Logitech G15 rev 2 XFX 850W Silver Phantom 630 Razer DeathAdder 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k @ 5GHz ASUS Maximus V Formula 780 Classified 1280/1603 Samsung Green 2222MHz 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
HD204UI 2TB Direct-die waterloop XSPC Liang D5 + XTOP-CSQ-Plexi EK-Supremacy Plexi 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Alphacool Monsta 240mm + 2 AP-15s EK-X3-Res 250mm Windows 8 64bit BenQ XL2420T + E2350V 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 rev 2 XFX 850W Silver Phantom 630 Razer DeathAdder 
AudioOtherOther
ASUS Essense STX Vertex 4 256GB AegoM 2.1 Speakers 
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post #2 of 3
Unless any of those parts include fittings, it looks like you only have 6 compression fittings when you'll need 8 (2x cpu block, pump, res, and rad). Also, how are you mounting everything. You can probably do this with 1 meter of tubing, but if this is your first loop you might want some extra in case you make a mistake.
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i7 2600k Asus P8P67 Deluxe GTX 980 16 GB G.Skill 1600MHz 8-8-8-24 
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Plextor M3 C300 64GB Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 Samsung Spinpoint S4 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Fantom Drive 1TB External Samsung 850 Pro Asus DVD Burner Custom Full Water Loop 
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Windows 10 Pro Dell U2711 Dell U2412m Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 
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Corsair AX760 HAF X Logitech G9 Mionix Ensis 320 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k Asus P8P67 Deluxe GTX 980 16 GB G.Skill 1600MHz 8-8-8-24 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Plextor M3 C300 64GB Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 Samsung Spinpoint S4 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Fantom Drive 1TB External Samsung 850 Pro Asus DVD Burner Custom Full Water Loop 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 10 Pro Dell U2711 Dell U2412m Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair AX760 HAF X Logitech G9 Mionix Ensis 320 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Sound Blaster Z Logitech G35 Klipsch Promedia 2.1 Audio Technica ATH AD700 
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Scythe KM02-BK Fan Controller Misc Fans, Cathodes, and LEDs 
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post #3 of 3
Thread Starter 
I'll get 2 more fittings and a bit more tubing too then, thanks!

I'm going to fit the rad up the top of the case with 2 gentle typhoons for cooling it.
Current rig.
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k @ 5GHz ASUS Maximus V Formula 780 Classified 1280/1603 Samsung Green 2222MHz 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
HD204UI 2TB Direct-die waterloop XSPC Liang D5 + XTOP-CSQ-Plexi EK-Supremacy Plexi 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Alphacool Monsta 240mm + 2 AP-15s EK-X3-Res 250mm Windows 8 64bit BenQ XL2420T + E2350V 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 rev 2 XFX 850W Silver Phantom 630 Razer DeathAdder 
AudioOtherOther
ASUS Essense STX Vertex 4 256GB AegoM 2.1 Speakers 
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Current rig.
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k @ 5GHz ASUS Maximus V Formula 780 Classified 1280/1603 Samsung Green 2222MHz 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
HD204UI 2TB Direct-die waterloop XSPC Liang D5 + XTOP-CSQ-Plexi EK-Supremacy Plexi 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Alphacool Monsta 240mm + 2 AP-15s EK-X3-Res 250mm Windows 8 64bit BenQ XL2420T + E2350V 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 rev 2 XFX 850W Silver Phantom 630 Razer DeathAdder 
AudioOtherOther
ASUS Essense STX Vertex 4 256GB AegoM 2.1 Speakers 
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