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Hey guys, i bought the h20 220 Compact kit last wednesday and it's been doing pretty well, running my q6600 at 61C load, but i think i want to do a little more modding to it.

Because the resivour/radiator is combined togather, i'm wondering if i can buy the apogee waterblock, a separate pump, and 2 new higher speed fans for radiator, think this can be done?

[i might return this kit if they have the h20 220 apex (microcenter does not have much watercooling components)]
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Originally Posted by xtacized View Post
Hey guys, i bought the h20 220 Compact kit last wednesday and it's been doing pretty well, running my q6600 at 61C load, but i think i want to do a little more modding to it.

Because the resivour/radiator is combined togather, i'm wondering if i can buy the apogee waterblock, a separate pump, and 2 new higher speed fans for radiator, think this can be done?

[i might return this kit if they have the h20 220 apex (microcenter does not have much watercooling components)]
Sure you can use the other components if you would like to...

Check some of these places for kits or components..

..Jab-tech

..Petra's Tech Shop

..Sidewinders

..Danger Den

..SVC
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ah, forgot to mention, i can't order things from online yet. havent refill my prepaid credit card yet
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post #4 of 11
I would make sure that the res/rad is level or higher then the pump.

Loop would be res/rad>pump>block>rad, but make sure you take note of correct inlet/outlet of the rad.

@ Ira, congrats on your 1000th rep Keep up the good work.
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post #5 of 11
If you are going through all of that, you might as well put an entirely new loop in with 1/2" barbs, bigger rad, etc... Then just sell the H2O 220. The reviews I've read on it state that it doesn't do as well as top end air cooling. It is a nice quiet self contained system that somebody would like who's not looking for super cooling power though. Would be cool for a mini atx system I think. You will be glad you did because it seems you've got the cooling bug. It is a disease that is hard to get rid of.
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@ Ira, congrats on your 1000th rep Keep up the good work.
Hey Thanks...I hadn't noticed that yet...I'm a star now.........
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post #7 of 11
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lols i might return this kit, i hope its returnable, the results disgust me.
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post #8 of 11
Start with the FANS. Use 38mm ones, put them in pull, not push, and add a shroud. My Q6700 runs that speed and voltage at 58C.
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post #9 of 11
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lols i might return this kit, i hope its returnable, the results disgust me.
Yeah any kit, even a decent one is going to be a compromise, its easier and better to just buy the components...Kit or custom you have to put them together yourself anyway, same difference to me....
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Hey Thanks...I hadn't noticed that yet...I'm a star now.........
I was just glad to reach 20. Since then, no one has asked me to produce a picture to backup my post
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