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I am considering water cooling for a couple of reasons, my Antec 900 is like a wind tunnel and is starting to get on my nervous, and most importantly I want to be able to overclock more!

I have been looking at kits, as i have never done this before and I saw this Zalman Reserator XT

I have read allot of reviews and it seems to perform well, however any suggestions or thoughts would be great!
post #2 of 10
Everyone is going to tell you to build a custom kit, and I will be the first.
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here check out this thread i started: http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...-opinions.html
   
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post #4 of 10
Yea pre-made kits are just not the way to go, your money is better spent elsewhere. If you're gonna go water, go with a loop made by parts you pick yourself. Check out kkbob's thread as I posted a few recommendations in there.
post #5 of 10
If you go here
http://www.swiftnets.com/
then to liquid cooling and select the ULTRA, I am sure you will like this unit. I have had one for over 2 years and am 100% happy with it.
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Custom kits will be more expensive, but you'll be much happier with the improved cooling and customization.
    
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post #7 of 10
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okay, so been looking at building my own water cooling system, I have looked at the other thread and based my list on that. Is the following okay?

D-TEK FuZion v2 Universal CPU Waterblock - 1/2

Swiftech Laing D5 Vario MCP655 12 VDC Pump

XPSC UV Blue Double Bay Reservoir


Masterkleer 7/16" Tubing - 1m

-Quad Core Mid-Chamber Insert for D-Tek FuZion v2 : How much of a difference does this make?


Swiftech MCR320-QP Triple 120mm Radiator

Also is the tubing correct and would i need connectors or clamps?

The other consideration is the fact that I move around quite allot, how much of a problem will it be? The fact that i would also have the radiator outside of the case.
Edited by Greg2008uk - 5/16/08 at 2:39am
post #8 of 10
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okay... I really do not feel that confident with doing water cooling from scratch, I have dont allot of reading and have basically found that the following is a good kit, it has most of the components stated in the previous post, the Swiftech H2O-220 !

I was thinking about that kit but with the one improvement:-

CPU block

What do you think of that? I know it will be better then the Zalman Reserator XT!
post #9 of 10
Here is a great guide that ira-k gave me when I was lookin.....
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post #10 of 10
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thanks for that, is just what i have been looking for!
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