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I'm thinking about getting a cheap watercooling setup, but I have zero knowledge on watercooling.

I'm looking for something that is better than my stock heat sink (lol >_>). It doesn't need to be good as a Tuniq's cooling. But getting a cheap watercooling setup maybe worse than getting a Tuniq itself, but can someone gather some stuff for me? I'd like to see.
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post #2 of 21
What is your budget?
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post #3 of 21
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MADMAX22 View Post
What is your budget?
Is it possible to go under $100?
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post #4 of 21
If your interested in getting low temps, I would suggest buying a very good air cooling setup like a TT120, BT VX, or 9700 as opposed to buying a cheapo water system which will probably crap out on you within a few months...
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post #5 of 21
what about just cooling the cpu alone, what would that run around for a descent setup?
post #6 of 21
x2 $100 won't buy you anything in terms of WC.
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post #7 of 21
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Originally Posted by Aaron_Henderson View Post
what about just cooling the cpu alone, what would that run around for a descent setup?
Oh right. I was planning just CPU watercooling. I forgot to mention that.
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post #8 of 21
Under £100 your best bet is Air, why do you want water?
post #9 of 21
Well... It's slightly possible. $40 pump, $25 block, heater core with heater core box, T-line. I think it'd get you lower temps, but it won't be very upgradeable.
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post #10 of 21
>200$ go air
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