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I'm building a new system consisting of a Tsunami Dream case, an eVGA 680i mobo, 8800GTX, 2 GB of DDR2 800MHz RAM and a Q6600. it's not my first build however I am doing a first with watercooling and I need some advice. I would like a watercooling system that would best cool down my Q6600 (which I plan to go for a 25% OC to 3 GHz) and my 8800GTX (I might overclock to ULTRA speeds. idk yet). I would like it to cool well while still being "silent" and as internal as possible. I don't mind having to cut the top of the case to fint a unit on top, but it has to NOT glow blue. Anywhere. I'm going for a black/red color and have the coolant ordered (blood red) and it doesn't matter if it glows or not, it just has to glow red or UV light only. Can anyone make any suggestions? The one I'm leaning towards is this:

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...cture=Swiftech
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post #2 of 11
I'm doing like the same thing Black/Red and cooling same components.

I got the Black Ice GTX 480, D5 Vario Pump (Mp665 swiftech essentially), 1/2 tubing, Fuzion Waterblock, Swiftech Microres, and 8800GTX Danger Den Waterblock. Nonconductive, non algae etc coolant and red additive.

P.s. You would have to topmount it probably. Otherwise go for smaller res that fits on the inside.
    
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I don't mind topmodding, I would prefer if I didn't since I have no experience in something like that (I did woodwork in shop lol). And I don't want to spend more than $350CAD on cooling (I think that should be enough, post more expensive ones (up to $500CAD) if you want)
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I didn't have any experience either but its really easy. Rent/buy/borrow a dremel, size up where you want it, and cut two holes for the inlet/outlet. Just draw em out on paper, mark, and cut. I think mine comes to around 350 or so, can always downsize to a 360 or something if it doesn't fit in budget.
    
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I only need to drill 2 holes? Would I even need a dremel for that? And I just looked at the radm I was thinking maybe something more form fitting or out of the way.
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240 might fit? I was surprised at how small it was when it came, I was expecting something alot bigger. For drilling the holes you just need a decent rotary tool with the right bit.
    
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post #7 of 11
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Well by form fitting I mean something like this:

http://www.koolance.com/shop/product...roducts_id=214

Thats the first one I considered buying, because I can mod the LEDs. but it fits to the case nice and I don't know if I'm going to have the inch needed between the top of the PSU and the case top. I use an OCZ 720W modular PSU.
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post #8 of 11
For the case, as you're going with the whole black/red thing, you should probably replace the blue LEDs on the front.

I look forward to pix when the time comes!
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post #9 of 11
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Oh that's no problem. I've got red LEDs coming out of the wazoo. I'm thinking of somehow getting one of those cool toggle switches to turn the thing on too

Thing is I need to completly strip the paint off the case with sand paper and re-paint it cause it's full of scratches, but I have that covered.
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