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hi.

ok I have been using air to cool my CPU for a long time BUT.
I wont to go water cooling 1 its better 2 its more reliable.

thing is I have never done water cooling so what I am asking is what stuff will i need to get me running ..this is just for the cpu for now.
    
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You need A pump, Radiator, cpu block, reservoir or T line, tubing and clamps. The possibilities are of course endless but whatever you do stay away from kits unless it is one of the Swiftech kits. You will be sadly dissapointed if you go for a cheap kit only to find your air will keep up with it.
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You need A pump, Radiator, CPU block, reservoir or T line, tubing and clamps. The possibilities are of course endless but whatever you do stay away from kits unless it is one of the Swiftech kits. You will be sadly disappointed if you go for a cheap kit only to find your air will keep up with it.
yes i was just looking a water cooling kit to
    
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post #4 of 15
frddy pretty much said it. He forgot that you will need one more thing: Patience.

A good WC loop takes a lot of planning and foresight. Do your research on the components and read a few water cooling guides. Ira-K has an awesome one he put together.
    
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frddy pretty much said it. He forgot that you will need one more thing: Patience.
why do i get the feeling this is going to be hard to do
    
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why do i get the feeling this is going to be hard to do
It's really not. Like my previous edit said, just make sure you know what you want and plan the loop before you start forking out money. I wasted a lot of money recently on the error of jumping the gun. :|
    
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It's really not. Like my previous edit said, just make sure you know what you want and plan the loop before you start forking out money. I wasted a lot of money recently on the error of jumping the gun. :|
do you have a diagram for this so i can look at it.
    
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this is the website i am looking at .
http://www.watercoolinguk.co.uk/cata...x.php?cPath=35
    
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post #9 of 15
Up for a spot of tea nigel?

lol just kidding.

Water cooling is expensive

Talk to fstfrddy when you decide to get a Water block, he has some home made ones that are awesome
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Up for a spot of tea nigel?

lol just kidding.

Water cooling is expensive

Talk to fstfrddy when you decide to get a Water block, he has some home made ones that are awesome
ok..

yep i'm up for a spot of tea how about you..lol
    
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