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Hey guys,

I am looking out for a new case just now as my Soprano is just too damn small

I stumbled across this on special offer (Was £258 : Saving 52% )

Thermaltake Armor Ready2Go Watercooled

  • Thermaltake Armor VA8000BWS Black With Window
  • Thermaltake Bigwater 12cm Cooling System CL-W0005
  • Thermaltake CL-W0038 Aquarius Series VGA Block
  • Thermaltake CL-W0032 AquaBay M1
  • Thermaltake CL-W0021 AquaBay M2
  • Thermaltake CL-W0031 AquaBay M3

I was wanting to get a Armour for £130 on another site. So I'm prob going to get this. What I want to know is, is the WC that comes with this good?

If its not I will sell it on here or ebay. I'm a starter WC noob and I really want to expand my system

Thanks Guys
    
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I have emailed them and they say it will be back later this week
    
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Then go for it!

Really good deal
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post #5 of 24
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Then go for it!

Really good deal
I have heard that the Big Water isnt very good. So I will be able to get a D-Tek/D9 as I have heard they are a good Block/Pump. Correct?
    
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Yea, the bigwater sucked...I hooked mine up (got the bigwater 745 brand new for $75 b4 monarch went belly up) and the pump was so weak it could barely cycle everything through the loops that I made with their provided junk.
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Yea, the bigwater sucked...I hooked mine up (got the bigwater 745 brand new for $75 b4 monarch went belly up) and the pump was so weak it could barely cycle everything through the loops that I made with their provided junk.
So If i get that case and run my E6600 @ 3Ghz for now........

Then next month when I get my pay rise I will get
Laing 12V D5 Vario Pump 1/2"

And

D-Tek FuZion - Universal

And maybe a different rad?

I'm still learning about all the WC stuff
    
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post #8 of 24
Your better of getting the Armor case then getting a custom WC kit
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post #9 of 24
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Your better of getting the Armor case then getting a custom WC kit
The Armour is £130

This is a special offer for £120 for the Armour complete with alot of WC, I would be stupid not to go for it.............
    
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post #10 of 24
Yep - sell on the stuff from the watercooling, I would say go with 2 x 120mm rads (one at the front, one at the back), the pump and waterblocks you linked to are alright, then your sorted
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