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well the time has come, lol its summer and the new parts i just got are hot!!!

so i think its time to upgrade to a WC setup...
please make it a kit as this is my first WC setup(even if its not a kit please post). i would like to spend around $200-250.

rep+ for help!

EDiT--found the kit XD http://www.svc.com/h20-220-apex-gt.html i can always upgrade the stuff later but would this be a good starter kit?
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post #2 of 9
That kit is OK, but for the same price I can show you something with a bit more bang for the buck. Give me a minute.
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post #3 of 9
You just happened to find one of the best start kits around!

Not sure what your want to water cool, but might I also recommend this:

http://www.petrastechshop.com/pecoel.html

It's basically the same kit, but with a better water block, and you can upgrade the radiator if you need more cooling (for that GTX)

Some more experts will come along (ira and others) to bless you with guides and more info. Have fun and good luck! We want (love) to see pics when your done!
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post #4 of 9
That's a solid quality kit, all 1/2" and upgrades well.
It's way cheaper Here though!
  
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will post pics soon... my case is wayyy to small so i have to send it back tomorrow..
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post #6 of 9
Everything is 1/2" ID

Swiftech MCR320 "Quiet Power" Triple 120mm Radiator
Swiftech MCP655-Bâ„¢ 12v Water Pump
Swiftech MCRES-MICRO Small Form Factor / High-Flow Reservoir
Swiftech Apogee GT Extreme Performance Universal CPU Waterblock
Danger Den Maze5 Video Card Waterblock

That total comes to $270
Just add tubing and clamps from the hardware store . You may also want to use a fungicide, which would add another $10.
Grand total around $300
FrozenCPU.comm, Performance-PCs.com petrastechshop.com all have a good supply of parts.
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The ultra 220 kit is perfect for you! I personally like jab-tech.com the best because I live in Austin and with Fedex Home, I get all my parts from them the next day for minimal shipping without paying taxes!
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The ultra 220 kit is perfect for you! I personally like jab-tech.com the best because I live in Austin and with Fedex Home, I get all my parts from them the next day for minimal shipping without paying taxes!
if you live in texas, how do you not have to pay taxes?
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because they are in oklahoma! now if i purchased from directron, i WOULD get charged for taxes!
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