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post #1 of 10
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Just picking out parts that if I go WC, I'll probably get. Only thing I'm not sure of yet is if I'm going to splurge and get a D-Tek Fuzion or just keep with the Apogee GT...

Swiftech Apogee GT
Price: $44.99

Swiftech MCP655-B
Price: $74.99

Swiftech MCR-320
Price: $52.95

"PT Nuke" Anti-Algae
Price: $2.25

7/16" ID (5/8" OD) Masterkleer Tubing
Price: $.49 x 15 = $5.88

AlphaCool Orange UV Additive
Price: $8.95

Shipping = ~$35
Other stuff I didn't mention = $30 (Fill port, clamps, distilled water, etc)
Total = ~$255.01

Look good?



Pump alternative:
D-Tek dB-1
Price: $44.99
(If money is a problem)
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lol, pretty much the same as mine except mine's all "old and weary" and i've got a smaller, more heatercore-y rad

cool setup (ahahaha, yay for puns that come after you write them), cheaper than what i paid but c'est la vie.

edit-----------------
if it's just a CPU loop i don't see why you couldn't swap out the pump for the DB-1. the head and output should be enough to handle a single block and radiator.
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My GT keeps my CPU at 32c load with the same rad, I just use a different pump.
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post #4 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AKAeric View Post
My GT keeps my CPU at 32c load with the same rad, I just use a different pump.
32-35C is my ambient in the summer on a good day.

I'm hoping for 40-45C load -- don't know if that's an obtainable goal or not though.
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Originally Posted by Firestorm252 View Post
lol, pretty much the same as mine except mine's all "old and weary" and i've got a smaller, more heatercore-y rad

cool setup (ahahaha, yay for puns that come after you write them), cheaper than what i paid but c'est la vie.

edit-----------------
if it's just a CPU loop i don't see why you couldn't swap out the pump for the DB-1. the head and output should be enough to handle a single block and radiator.
I'm thinking of cooling my GPU as well, it's just how much $$ I have.

Money, and I might upgrade my GPU by the end of the year (around the time I buy this loop), and then I'd have to buy a new block because I have yet to see a block compatible with a 7600 series, 8800s, and HD2900XTs.
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post #6 of 10
... theres loads of blocks specifically designed for the 8800 series, so i doubt theres nothing "compatible".
post #7 of 10
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I'm not sure if I'm going 8800 yet. Like I said, if I buy a block that works with a 7600GT and the 8800 series, and I end up going to a HD2900XT, I'll be SOL.

So unless there is a block for 7600, 8800, and the 2900's, I doubt I'll be buying one until I get either a 8800 or 2900; and if there is, I'll only get it if I have $$ left over.
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post #8 of 10
you got 25 cents off pt nuke? lol

looks good, I would say go for that fuzion!
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koolance have a block for the 2900xt
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post #10 of 10
Looks good...If it was me I would go for the Fuzion instead of the GT its a little more expensive but i think its a better block....
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