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I am still planning myself a new PC, I wanted to use Air(Thermaltae IFX-14) But I see water is much more efficient, I read what to do etc on a guide at Tomshardware.com. I learned that I needed: A resorvoir, pump, cables, CPU block and radiator. But, I have no idea what parts to get, can anyone please help my out thru a few suggestions?

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I would suggest one of Petra's custom kits from here...
www.petrastechshop.com
Even if what you want is not in stock you can always get the components from a mix of vendors. The parts list is complete......"just add water" distilled that is
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http://www.shoppts.com
http://www.j-t.com
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com

are the main good ones, I've shopped at the first 2
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Something like this would work....

CPU...This for commercial. FuZion CPU Block..This for custom...Stinger WB.I use his all metal block and love them...
I'd use aback plate on either one...Dtek FuZion Intel 775 Pro-Mount set

Res..DD 5 1/4" Bay Reservoir.Or use a t-line....

Pump...D-5

Rad...240 for just a cpu....360 for cpu and gpu.... GTX360

Fans...86cfm Pana

Tubing...Use this on 1/2" barbs...7/16x5/8".This if you want full 1/2x3/4"...1/2x3/4"

Mix this with 40 or so ounces of distilled..Pentosin..Add a couple of drops of this for a biocide....PT Nuke

Take your time and do a little parts research now and find whats best for you...It may save you a couple of $$$...

Stuff to read, and be sure to read the stickies here also.Learn a little before you start..I'll leave you my cleaning ans set-up PDF also...

Oh yeah Sidewinders is a great place, I've made a lot of orders from them...


...Water Cooling - In English

...Assembling your Custom Watercooling Setup

...D-Tek Fuzion install tip! (Or why you should clean new blocks)

...Poll: Push or pull configuration for Radiators

...Part 1- Temp's with and with-out shrouds

...How To: Make any Sized shroud in 2 minutes

...How To: Build A Performance Shroud

...How To: Clean out a D-Tek Fuzion CPU Block

...D-Tek FuZion Washer Made Easy.

...PC Water Coolant Chemistry - Part I

...Cooling - An In-Depth Look
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http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...d.php?t=282232

thats a good place aswell for do's and don'ts along with what to buy.
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Hey agian, sorry for late reply >_<

I now have some more insight in this now, thanks
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