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Need some suggestions on water cooling parts. Don't want to be charged 20% restocking fee that Performance PC imposes on exchanges/returns.

For the 280 rad, I was thinking Black Ice SR1 280 for non static pressure fans?

For the 240 rad, open to suggestions. Will be doing pull with the fans so I can hide the noctua NF-f12 fans.

Here's my setup so far.
Tubing = 7/18x5/8
Compression Fittings = Bitspower 7/18x5/8
Rez = 140 Bitspower w/mod kit
240 Top Radiator = ?
280 Bottom Radiator = ?
GPU Block = XSPC Titan
CPU Block = ?

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Since you have the platinum RAM I think a silver/black CPU block would look ace. The top performer is the Koolance 380i and the MIPS IceForce HF is not far behind it. I went with the MIPS for my current build in progress, only because I am using other MIPS products on my MOBO.

On Rads, the Aphacool or XSPC are great all around choices. But I would choose based upon what fan speed you will be running. Take a look at the graphs on this page: http://martinsliquidlab.org/2012/04/14/360-radiator-shootout-summary/

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post #3 of 22
Love the looks of the MIPS, just sweet.
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MIPS IceForce HF. Nice suggestion and info. Keep it coming. REP+ Kettlecorn


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Should I use this as for my coolant or is there another brand that is better?

Mayhems Ultra Pure H2O - 1Ltr
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What color of compression fittings should I get?

Shiny silver or Black shiny or Matte Black?
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post #7 of 22
AquaComputer Cuplex Kryos XT or EK Supremacy. That MIPS IceForce HF looks silly imho.

I also recommend taking out that SSD and velcroing it to the back chassis so that you can remove that ssd cage and put the res/pump system there, as well as a vertical 240rad (if fits.)
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post #8 of 22
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Should I use this as for my coolant or is there another brand that is better?

Mayhems Ultra Pure H2O - 1Ltr

This may sound crazy coming from me but why buy water from a Company like that, Distilled water with biocide will actually do you better and be cheaper...
post #9 of 22
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Okay, good to know that MIPS is ugly.

Here's what I got so far. Now I need to know what kind of coolant I should be using. Distilled Water and biocide? Also what compression color will last and won't get old?

CPU Block = suggestions - AquaComputer (WOW that is sure expensive) and EK looks plain.
Compression Fittings = suggestions
Coolant - Suggestions - Distilled water w/biocide

For the SSD, yup, I'll eventually put it somewhere.


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post #10 of 22
Raystorm block.

distilled + kill coil.

I also think you mean 7/16 x 5/8. Another thing to note, a 1/2 x 5/8 fitting for a 7/16 x 5/8 tubing is a very snug fit. (It's what I am using atm)
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