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About those all-in-one liquid coolers like the Corsairs, the ones that have the pumps built in to the radiators; If I wanted to use a separate CPU block and different fittings/tubing, could I still do that with one of those all in one coolers? I'm pretty sure I have seen it done before, but I'm not sure which coolers would allow you to do that and which ones may have specific outputs that don't conform to standard sizes for fittings/tubing, or at the very least, I'll wind up having to go on some wild goose chase, trying to track down the right size parts.

I just like the idea and design simplicity of having the pump built in to the rad. I know from a performance stand point it probably isn't as effective as having a dedicated pump and reservoir located outside of the rad, but for my purposes it should do just fine if I can get the cooler to do what I want, and look the way I want it to as well.

Any thoughts or suggestions?
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The pumps are actually in thw block not the radiator. Also cutting into the loops is usually not recomended unless you know what you are doing
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The pumps are actually in thw block not the radiator. Also cutting into the loops is usually not recomended unless you know what you are doing

Yeah I know they are in the block, that's what I meant when I said it was part of the rad haha.

And I see now what you mean, since these AIO coolers are already sealed I guess you would have to do some work to it in order to remove the tubing that was pretty much installed to be a permanent connection from the start. Hmm... it may just be in my best interest to go with a custom setup instead of hacking away at one of these AIO coolers and possibly(probably) destroying it.
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Have you looked at the Eisberg?
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