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Ive never really considered water cooling,but i saw this deal on craigslist,and i looks like a good deal..i don't know much about w/cing,so i would appreciate your opinions.

It is a thermaltake big water kit (not sure what model).

it comes with.

Reservoir
5.25 drive bay
Pump
Dual pass 120mm radiator with two fans and a fan controller as well can be mounted on the back of the case.
liquid.

all it is missing is the CPU block and tubing,recommendations?

all this is going for ONLY $45.

i know pre-made kits suck,but its upgradeable.

good buy?.
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Good watercooling is definitely worth the money. Don't end up disappointed after buying a kit.
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well 45 bucks isn't much money,and an upgrade is always an option.

so this thing really isn't worth 45 bucks?
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You couldn't pay me to put that in my system...
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ok,does this thing really suck that bad,or is it just being bias about a pre-built system.

one more try,if its another bad opinion i will not get it...lol

will this thing cool my cpu better then a tuniq tower?
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Originally Posted by [Alsharifi] View Post
ok,does this thing really suck that bad,or is it just being bias about a pre-built system.

one more try,if its another bad opinion i will not get it...lol

will this thing cool my cpu better then a tuniq tower?
Yep it sux that bad. Get a better air cooler like the TRUE or the TUNIC.
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Beware. An old buddy had 2 seperate occasions where his Bigwater leaked and fried his graphic card and mobo, later just a graphic card.
Many air coolers can out perform the Bigwater anyway for less fuss.
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haha Tuniq tower it is,it was what i was planning to go with.

like i said i dont know much/anything about water cooling.

I was thinking that buying a after market Cpu block and maybe eventually getting a better radiator and fans and a better pump.that it would be a pretty good system..

i dunno.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bluedevil View Post
Yep it sux that bad. Get a better air cooler like the TRUE or the TUNIC.

Tunic or Tuniq?...
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Personally I would get the TRUE. You will have less clearance issues, since the Tuniq is HUGE!

TRUE $56.95

and a Yate Loon Med 120mm fan.
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