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I guess cheap watercooling sucks eh? >< Alright. I'll gather more money and think of this.
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I've never owned anything to do with watercooling before, but for just cpu cooling you'd need a block for the cpu, a pump, some kinda radiator, and I think you can go without a resevoir, I don't know. Plus all the fittings, tubing, coolant. I would definetly be looking to get the non-conductive stuff so you don't fry your rig if your as new to the subject of watercooling as I am, and I hear it is pretty expensive. Probably a few others things I'm unaware of too...
     
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Want at least $180.

(since others will go "OMG NO U COULD DEW IT 4 $174) :
*IMO
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post #14 of 21
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Pook View Post
Want at least $180.

(since others will go "OMG NO U COULD DEW IT 4 $174) :
*IMO
How much can a $180 setup do compared to air cooling?
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Originally Posted by TaiDinh View Post
Is it possible to go under $100?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TaiDinh View Post
How much can a $180 setup do compared to air cooling?
Very good compared to air cooling but if you go with a cheap setup say trying to get it for 130 or so its gonna could be worse then air cooling with a good air cooler.

A good water cooling setup blows away air cooling though it just cost alot more.

Really your looking at probably around 200$ once said and done for water to get a good setup
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post #17 of 21
For just the CPU this pump is fine it wont be good for more then that... Something like this would cool pretty well its more then a $100 bux though...


Pump...

...http://www.petrastechshop.com/ddb12inpu.html
D-Tek dB-1 Pump

CPU Block..

...http://www.petrastechshop.com/dfuuncpubl1.html
D-Tek CPU Block

Rad...

....http://www.dangerden.com/store/produ...&cat=84&page=1
BIP 240

Just use a T-Line to fill and bleed and Masterkleer 7/16x5/8" tubing you use it on 1/2" barbs..

...http://www.petrastechshop.com/7id5odmagepu.html
7/16"x5/8" Masterkleer


Stuff to read..

...http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...g-english.html
Water Cooling - In English

...http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...ing-setup.html
Assembling your Custom Watercooling Setup

...http://www.overclockers.com/articles993/
PC Water Coolant Chemistry - Part I
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post #18 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by cognoscenti View Post
Where have YOU been lately. Little ms. doesn't msg Nameless anymore.

Anyway, for $180 you could build a pretty hot water cooling set up.

Apogee GT $45
http://www.jab-tech.com/dB-1-Compact...p-pr-3758.html
MCR220 $38
http://www.jab-tech.com/Swiftech-MCR...k-pr-3199.html
DB-1 $45
http://www.jab-tech.com/dB-1-Compact...p-pr-3758.html
Tubing $10
Coolant $15-20
Another $10-20 for fittings/T-line set up

Adds up to about $170-180
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pm'ed you Tai!
    
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post #20 of 21
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Thank you ira-k and NamelessMC for the setups.

From what you guys have been saying, I think I'll save up $150 more to a total of $250 and maybe post back here. Since it's summer, it'll take a while ><
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