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Ok, here the situation, at the moment, I have the machine in my specs that I would like to upgrade the WC in, I find it just does not cool enough.



This is what my machine looks like at the moment.

What I would like to do is to keep this RAD that is in the ma chine, remove the pump(because it sucks).

then I would like to buy a new RAD to attach externally and add it to the loop.

I would also like to put the chipset and the GPUs on the WC and a new CPU block. I would like to support the www.watercoolingshop.com and purchase everything from there, so the tubing, pump, RAD and all the waterblocks I would like to get from them.

Basically I would like to get as much on the WC as possible

Please can you also help me, by explaining how to remove the current chipset blocks.
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post #2 of 7
I think thermaltake's rad has aluminum, your best of scrapping the entire thing, otherwise it will cool about the same.
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post #3 of 7
agreed^

you couldet ga good swiftech kit to replace all of that
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post #4 of 7
You need to scrap and start over. Upgrading a Tt system is just not feasible. [my opinion]

If you really wanted to go through with it.. I would first llok into getting some 3/8" nipples to replace all of the 7-10mm fittings that Tt uses. If you can upgrade the fittings on the cpu block and the rad, you can buy a new pump [like a mcp355] to replace the garbage pumps that Tt uses.

2nd on the list after that would be to upgrade your cpu block and then radiator.
post #5 of 7
Yeah those kits are hard to upgrade, you almost have to replace everything...

I think the first thing I would replace is the rad, if you keep the same pump you will want to get a free flowing rad like a BIP 360 or Swiftech 320...If you replace the pump first I would get a D-5 with reducers and run it on the #2 or 3 setting so you don't blow the seals or something out on the TT blocks....A D-5 could easily handle any rad so really that might be a better first option, then you wouldn't have to replace the rad later on to..
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Ira, isnt a BIX less restrictive than a BIP due to twice the tubes?
would i be wrong to recommend a 240BIX due to 1) more powerfull, 2) less restrictive, 3) a 240 for fitting in the door?
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Ok, I see what you are all telling me, but in the end all I would like to keep is the RAD that is on the door, I am making a new shroud for the RAD to take 4 92mm fans, as for the RAD being Aluminum, I didn't know there was anything wrong with that as all heat sinks are aluminum, but any way.

I want to buy new tubing 1/2" and new blocks for everything, CPU, chipset, GPU's and anything else I can cool.

as well I want to get another RAD or 2 for external use and a new pump and tank(drive bay tank if possible).

And then I would need someone to draw me a diagram how all the tubing will go with all the blocks and stuff

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