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I have a Thermaltake Kandalf LCS and am looking to upgrade. What cpu block would be a good upgrade? are NB and SB coolers easy to take off even if they are attached with heatpipes/what would be good blocks for them?


Thanks.
post #2 of 8
im getting the same case and wondering the same stuff. lol. thought id comment that. my q was can i upgrade everything tho. dont know if that helps you tho
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You would be much better off hooking up with a custom w/c system.. Dangerden.com swiftech.com

Swiftech has some of the best all around kits available.. Still just look at the kits and you will see everything you need.. You can use that as a reference when ordering your parts.. the waterblock for the 3870x2 will be one of the most expensive parts tho..

Lemme know if you have any more questions!!!

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that pump looks slow, my stock pump does 500gp/h supposedly
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Your pump does 500 LITERS and hour.. Dont know the exact math but you would flow like 4-5x more with the pump i posted! You will see a massive difference in temps by switching to 1/2 in ID and having a better flowing pump with more head pressure!

there is a myriad of things you could change also... rad, blocks, fluids, lots of stuff..
    
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alright
if i went with that cpu block, what nb block should i get? would i have to change my res if i bought that pump/is that format of tubing expensive?
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Don't w/c your NB its not worth it unless your FSB is over 400, (nice and toasty) http://www.petrastechshop.com/pecoel.html is what i'm looking at getting, honestly its probably the best kit around for the price/performance.
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