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ok i was looking at building a water cooling system and there are alot of blocks out there i have a core 2 duo e6600 and a 8800 GTS. what are some good brands to look into.
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And fstfrddy has his own line of CPU blocks which are phenomenal from what a lot of users are saying.

Also, stay AWAY from Thermaltake. Please do us a favor and not even mention them. I had my own experience with them and it almost cost me my computer. It's better to spend $300 on a GREAT setup instead of trying to save money and buying a horrible $100 setup as that $100 setup can cost you your $1500 rig.
post #3 of 7
fstfrddy here on the Forum makes a real good one...They are what I use...

...http://www.stingerwaterblocks.mysite.com/
Stinger WB

The Fuzion seems like a really good block to...

....http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/fuexpecpubl.html
FuZion Extreme Performance CPU Block


GPU...

...http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/swmcvgacowim.html
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yea i no TM makes some bad systems. I planning on building my own just need to buy the blocks and look around for other stuff
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post #5 of 7
As ira-k said for the CPU block you should either get a Stinger from fstfrddy or buy a Fuzion CPU Block.

For the GPU block you should get the Fuzion GPU block and then pick up a pack of Swiftech RAMsinks for your GPU memory.

BTW...if you choose to get the Fuzion CPU and GPU block you can save like $10 by buying them together.
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so im looking at about $100 to $120 for both blocks that work rather well then
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The Fuzion GPU block is real restrictive I wouldn't use it unless you put it on its own loop...The Fuzon CPU block is really free-flowing...Kind of backwards from what you would expect...
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