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I bought the Thermochill PA 120.1 from Sum0n3.

This is what i was looking at for the rest of the parts.

D-tek FuZion CPU Water Block
Swiftech MCP655-Bâ„¢ 12 VDC Pump Without speed controller
Dangerden Fillport - Delrin
Dangerden Fill Syringe
1/2"T Line for 1/2" ID Tubing - Clear
Plastic Tubing Clamps - Black ( getting F and 6 of them)
Swiftech Hydrx - Extreme Duty Coolant UV REACTIVE

I'll buy the tubing locally.

What do you guys think?
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post #2 of 4
Doesn't look bad...I would go ahead and get the vario D-5, the "B" flows 30% less as tested by Martin and CrazyJoe, thats a lot of performance to give up for $10 bux or so....D-5
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I would concur that the D5 without the speed control will hurt you in the long run. It is wise to have the Vario since the total liquid cooling loops resistance isn't fully known until the loop is ran.

Having a variable speed control on the pump will help determine what flow resistance is in the loop. So, if the flow is moving too slow, you can up the flow. If the flow is moving way to fast for the cold-block to transfer heat properly, you can slow the pump down. This way, a flow sweet spot can be determined.

Spend the extra $10. Don't be too cheap and miss the benefits to OC with cooling ease.
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sounds good, + reps. I've just been going on what other people recommend. The benches to this kind of stuff don't make a whole lot of since to me yet lol. Thanks again. I'll post pictures up when it's finished along w/ temps.
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