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Pre-Built Watercooling: Worth it?

post #1 of 8
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I'm slowly putting together my new rig and after reading though this forum I have decided that watercooling might be the way to go.

To bypass the trouble of making it all fit in the case, is it worth it to get prebuilt stuff from places like http://www.xoxide.com/watcoolcas.html.

If they use quality parts I might go this route. Anyone had any trouble with these?
post #2 of 8
Xoxide is a good site so is PerformancePcs here. Depends on what you want to watercool just the CPU? You can buy a case you like then add a Raditor to the back of it and you will be set.
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...fb3a00c14b8f8d
    
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I think any of the Koolance ones would be OK, but ThermalTake isn't exactly respected as a WCing manufacturer. It's a lot more fun to build your own, having to mod your case and whatnot to get it all to fit, just my opinion.
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post #4 of 8
Koolance is the best prebuilt i think

But make your own, its awesome
post #5 of 8
No real point in buying a case with watercooling unless there are extensive mods to the case. You still have to assemble and fill the loop. They just usually overcharge you for the mods.
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koolance is ok, but stick with swiftech or danger den parts. Personally I like swiftech, they have a good WC kit, (the only one I and everyone else here would recommend) the h20-220. It's a great starter kit and has some of the best components.
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Originally Posted by dr4gon View Post
koolance is ok, but stick with swiftech or danger den parts. Personally I like swiftech, they have a good WC kit, (the only one I and everyone else here would recommend) the h20-220. It's a great starter kit and has some of the best components.
I have that, it's good stuff, it is a kit but there's real nice equipment in there unlike some of those cheapie kits or all-in-one's out there.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
No real point in buying a case with watercooling unless there are extensive mods to the case. You still have to assemble and fill the loop. They just usually overcharge you for the mods.
Not at CyberDruidPC lol...

DIY man--we are here to walk you through every step from hitting the confirm button on the checkoout to tightening the last clamp...
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