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I'm on really tight budget for WCing help please!

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Right now I'm on tight budget for watercooling and trying to get it under 110-120 USD dollars right now and only thing I bought is black ice GT stealth rad used for 30 bucks

here's list of what planning to buy

pump: http://www.aquastealth.com/index.asp...PROD&ProdID=30
CPU waterblock: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835108093
zip ties: have 200 of them
coolant:http://www.petrastechshop.com/peg11coadb4o.html
fittings: 1/2" barbs 25-50 cents quantity 2
reservoir: glad tupperware: free or electrical junction box 4" x 4" for 6.00 from home depot
tubing: 60 cent foot from home depot and getting 10 feet
TOTAL: 107 dollars (I think)

I did the total in my head and also I was half asleep when I made this thread (meant to make it earlier)
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stick with air with that budget, with my higher end setup I only dropped about 4c
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post #3 of 7
yeah don't bother going WC unless you are willing to cough up $250+. Generally any kit cheaper than that will not give better temps than a TRUE.
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The apogee gt is otta stock....like forever....
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post #5 of 7
A good WC custom kit (the *only* good kits are custom made) will run you at least $150, and even then that would be a limited setup. I would stay with air if you can't spend that much.

Edit: This is the cheapest I would go...

CPU Block
Pump
Tubing (get around 12' because you WILL make mistakes, trust me)

A couple of hose clamps from your local hardware store, use a t-line instead of a reservoir, some medium speed fans for your radiator, and some additives for the water (make your own or buy some). That's about $150 right there.
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http://www.thecoolingshop.com/produc...oducts_id/2923

what a beast. top in most reviews you may wanna change the hoses though
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post #7 of 7
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Ok im gonna go with different some test and get back to ya guys.
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AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 6000+ GX611AA-ABA m8300f onboard 1x 2GB OCZ RAM DDR 
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