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I'm going watercooling for the first time with my new CM Stacker 810. I decided if I'm going to go watercooling I better do it well so I wanted some input on the parts I've selected so far:

Swiftech MCP655-B 1/2in. Water Pump

PrimoFlex 1/2in ID 3/4in OD UV Blue Tubing

either X-Flow Stealth GTS 360 Black Ice or the 240 (How much is the performance gain?)

as for the waterblock, too many to choose from so I need help on that choice as well.

I'll be running the loop to a q6600 or 6700, so water block is gonna be socket 775.

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get a Black Ice Pro III rad, they are nice and thick.
Also those Quads produce alot of heat,
go with the D-Tek Fuzion waterblock.
what fans are you planning to put on the rad?
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Probably deltas, theyre nice. 120x120x38mm 95 CFM's
    
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Yes for te water block I agree with either a V8 stinger or a D-Tek FuZion, but I warn you to take it apart when you get it and remove and built up plastics... cuts flow and ruins cooling, plus it can get lodged in your pump impeller... with the 360 you will see a few degrees difference, really it matters more as to the fans you give it, your ambients, and the mounting location, over all good build looks solid...
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The stacker doesnt have alot of depth so I'll probably have to mount it on the top I imagine. Paint it black as well. Do I need to get a dremel to cut holes for running the tubes through?
    
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Probably deltas, theyre nice. 120x120x38mm 95 CFM's

A 360 or 480 GTX would be great with the Delta's....I really like my 480..


... GTX 360

... GTX480

You can just drill holes for the tubing then stick these rubber grommets in the holes so it protects your tubing...

...3/4" Rubber Grommet's
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A 360 or 480 GTX would be great with the Delta's....I really like my 480..
as do I
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K cool, so what kind of dremel should I get? This will be my first major case mod
    
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*Bump*

With the BI-GTX 360 work with 120*120*38 delta fans?. I looked at the dimensions and it said 105mm for the fan mounts so I got confused. I was looking at the highest performance deltas on sidewindercomputers.com.
    
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