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post #1 of 22
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im about to buy a Kandolf LCS from thermaltake and im wondering if i can get anything else LC-wise to help keep my system as cool as can be and easy to maintain.

ive heard about aquabay1/2/3? they look like they are worth it and sem to be supported by my case.

help please?

thx in advance
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post #2 of 22
DONT DO IT save yourself from massive headaches and thermalcrap leaking all over your system....



thread: http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...er-760i-d.html

Friends don't let friends buy thermaltake...
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post #3 of 22
Well, let me try to give you my experience with the ThermalTake WC,

I Bought a TT Tai Chi with WC and let me tell you that my Zalman 9600 did a better job of the cooling, my advice to you would be to go for a custom cooling kit and build it yourself, I have removed my Taichi's standard cooling and have put in custom cooling and now I only see the benefits, so to be blunt, its a nice case, but the WC is not much to be desired for.

Good luck, but I can suggest taking a look at all the water cooling stuff here on OCN and I am sure you will find exactly what you are looking for.

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post #4 of 22
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can i get the case...cuz i like it and just rip the **** out?
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post #5 of 22
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ok guys. i dont know much bout WC. i want max cooling and everything in blue (like blue uv or w/e, my whole setup is blue). id like some accessories that use may dock bays for easy access and such.

what am i looking for and what sites should i look at?

can i just get a thermal take kit with a warranty for the time being and upgrade later?
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post #6 of 22
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i think im going to get...
kandolf lcs
aquabay m1
aquabay m2
aquabay m3
aquabay m6

and just get warranties
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post #7 of 22
I wouldn't buy that junk...

What do you want to WC and how much can you spend?

EDIT...Something like this..

.. FuZion CPU Block

..D-5

..Swifty 60

..Swifty 60 Ram Sinks

..Dtek FuZion Intel 775 Pro-Mount set

..GTX360

..86cfm Pana

.Use on 1/2" barbs...7/16x5/8"

..Pentosin

..PT Nuke

...DD 5 1/4" Bay ReservoirOr just a t-line...

Good places to buy gear at...

..Sidewinders

..Jab-tech

..Petra's Tech Shop

..Danger Den
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post #8 of 22
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oh god. i gotta look through all that.
wat ranges are we looking at. like 500 for top of the line, 400 for medium and 300 for low.
i def want something good. would 500 dollars be a good starting point?
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post #9 of 22
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oh god. i gotta look through all that.
wat ranges are we looking at. like 500 for top of the line, 400 for medium and 300 for low.
i def want something good. would 500 dollars be a good starting point?
3 or 4 hundred should give you a good set-up if you are wanting to just cool a CPU and a GPU...

Basically what I listed you above...
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post #10 of 22
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Swifty 60 Ram Sinks is useless cuz i have an ati card, right?
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