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Hi all,

Currently I own H100i and after 7 RMA's I had enough of it since its LEDs died off...

So I'm after Swiftech H220. I read the following review http://martinsliquidlab.org/2013/01/27/swiftech-h220-prefilled-2x120mm-water-cooling-kit/
And realized that this thing requires maintenance with time and if I'd like to expend it then I'd better know what I'm doing.

There are many terms like bleed and .6GPM flow rate... I wonder if there's a place which consolidates all this info or a YouTube clip that I can learn from if I would like to purchase this kit and perhaps expand it in the future.

Thanks!
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Hi all,

Currently I own H100i and after 7 RMA's I had enough of it since its LEDs died off...

So I'm after Swiftech H220. I read the following review http://martinsliquidlab.org/2013/01/27/swiftech-h220-prefilled-2x120mm-water-cooling-kit/
And realized that this thing requires maintenance with time and if I'd like to expend it then I'd better know what I'm doing.

There are many terms like bleed and .6GPM flow rate... I wonder if there's a place which consolidates all this info or a YouTube clip that I can learn from if I would like to purchase this kit and perhaps expand it in the future.

Thanks!

If your looking into going with a loop that will need maintainance, theres no better place than OCN's 'Water Cooling Essentials' Thread.

http://www.overclock.net/t/226970/updated-water-cooling-essential-threads

There's a link inside which has video's on how to plan/setup/install a loop.

http://www.overclock.net/t/843600/how-to-setup-and-install-a-water-cooling-setup-loop-3-parts#post10987905
    
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Thank you!

Started to read a bit... and already lost it smile.gif LOL

I think I won't take it to extremes.
What I had in mind was to get a 120x120 rad and add it to the Swiftech H220 in order to improve cooling performance or add a block to cool GPU.

Is there a simple guide just for that?
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