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What is the best parts / kits should I get to start with WC.

Im looking at the Swiftech H20-120 compact kit. It's only for CPU block. I need one for my GPU block too. Or should I get parts. What are the good parts for my system right now?

Thanks
post #2 of 11
You should be looking to get a custom kit.
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post #3 of 11
How much can you spend on it? Its usually better to make you own custom rig...You can look in the "for Sale" section here and pick up good deals sometimes....

Something like this...

..D-5

.. FuZion CPU Block

..Swifty 60

..Swifty 60 Ram Sinks

..BIX 360

..86cfm Pana

.7/16x5/8".You use this on 1/2" barbs...
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I'm looking at this http://www.petrastechshop.com/pecoel.html I know ira-k doesn't like the DCC's now that they have been downtuned but they have a smaller footprint so i still prefer them over the D-5
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^^^There OK...I just am going to boycott them till they bring the performance back...
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^^^There OK...I just am going to boycott them till they bring the performance back...
But iirc, the good pumps had a tendency to die within a couple months.
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post #7 of 11
I had 2 of them die on me after a about a year and a half on one and about a year on the other, I over-volted them a lot to...I still have one orange and one black...The orange impeller 18W DDC was my favorite pump of all time, 2 in series was just perfect...

I know they had to overcome the early deaths they were having, I bet it cost them a fortune...But now since they are de-tuned I would just go with a D-5 vario for about the same price, and you don't need to buy a extra top for it either...They are nice and compact and may fit in some cases easier..

I hope they can bring the performance back up on them, they just seem like a pointless pump to me now, except for certain cases..
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post #8 of 11
I wonder if we could get them to make a new DDC, like a DDC.3 that has the same performance as the older ones, can use the same tops as the DDC.1 and 2's but doesn't burn out....

Someone should email...
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post #9 of 11
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ira-k, thx for those lists. I got some idea now.

the problem is my 9800gx2 block is so expensive. My parts will be:

/ D-tek Fuzion v2 (cpu block)
/ Danger Den 9800gx2 block
/ Black Ice XtremeIII Radiator
/ Swiftech MCP655â„¢ 12 VDC Pump
/ tubing, fans, liquid coolant,

what else should I get? is there any better parts should I go for?
post #10 of 11
I would get a ek block.. http://www.petrastechshop.com/ekfucowaforn4.html but thats just me.
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