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So this summer I thought I might get into water cooling for my rig.

But I don't know what parts are good or anything.

I need a fairly powerful setup, enough to WC the CPU, Chipset (NB? SB?) and maybe a 8800gtx.

Budget is maybe $250 or so.

Thanks.
post #2 of 8
hmm for a good WC setup you'll need a bit more than $200, the GTX wc block costs about $100 alone, if your getting a full coverage one that is...
SB no need, NB only if you have too!

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Hmm... is the D-Tek the best waterblock for CPU's?

@ Apollo: I remembered that I can sell my TT, so I guess I have $250 or so.
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alright cool, just do your CPU loop for now then, leave your GPU for later
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I just posted a good rad in the for sale section, this is good External Rad.

http://www.overclock.net/sale/194341...nnie-core.html
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Originally Posted by calvin924597 View Post
So this summer I thought I might get into water cooling for my rig.

But I don't know what parts are good or anything.

I need a fairly powerful setup, enough to WC the CPU, Chipset (NB? SB?) and maybe a 8800gtx.

Budget is maybe $250 or so.

Thanks.

Here is my set up that will fit your budget.

DB-1 pump for D-tek $50
FuZion WB from D-tek $70
PA 160 Rad from Thermochill $100
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Really happy with my swiftech MCW60 GPU only water block. I read another thread today where a guy tested both the MCW60 and a DD full coverage block for his 8800. The MCW was Idle 37C load 40C (Almost exactly what I get), then his trial with the DD full coverage block was Idle 50C load 55C.

So at least with that comparison it seems the GPU only blocks are perferming better.
    
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