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hey guys im looking to water cool my cpu but have no idea what to go for im looking for a unit that is unobtrusive and simple yet still does a decent job: any recommendations? thanks
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How much can you spend on it?
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300$,
i found a "cool it" kit for 119 at frozen cpu how much would that help
say im at 50c what would that product drop me down to?
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post #4 of 10
Do you want to go to the easy way or the hard way?
Thats means do you want Custom or ready water cooling system.
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easy but better perfomance than my zalman
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found this swiftech h20 120 seems to do a good job for cheap any thoughts?


http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...-review-8.html
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Originally Posted by drewfus View Post
found this swiftech h20 120 seems to do a good job for cheap any thoughts?

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...-review-8.html
I wouldn't touch the H20-120, i owned one for a few days and it leaked on me due to a faulty waterblock. It was leaked tested for 12hours or so too before this even occured. Also, from my initial observation of the unit it was incredibly cheaply constructed and looks ugly as hell.

If you want a Swiftech kit go for something like the H20-220 Apex
 
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post #8 of 10
IIRC the Coolit kit for $169 is not up to the task of a Quad Core CPU. The Freezone Elite CPU Cooler is better suited for a Quad, but runs closer to $350. However, in this article it barely beat the TT Typhoon and it lost to the custom WC set up, when overclocked. They didn't test a TRUE so I don't know how it compares to that. Just something to think about. However, it looks like an extremely easy system to use. It literally is plug and play.
    
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post #9 of 10
Take a look at:
D-TEK FuZion CPU Block
HWLabs Black Ice Pro radiator
Hydor L30 320 GPH Water Pump
Thermaltake AquaBay M3 5.25" Reservoir
PrimoChill PrimoFlex PRO LRT Tubing 1/2"ID 3/4"OD with 1/8" Wall - Clear PrimoChill PrimoFlex PRO LRT Tubing
post #10 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by crowncobra View Post
Take a look at:
D-TEK FuZion CPU Block
HWLabs Black Ice Pro radiator
Hydor L30 320 GPH Water Pump
Thermaltake AquaBay M3 5.25" Reservoir
PrimoChill PrimoFlex PRO LRT Tubing 1/2"ID 3/4"OD with 1/8" Wall - Clear PrimoChill PrimoFlex PRO LRT Tubing
Except don't look at the thermaltake reservoir and I'm not familiar with the hydor

but for a pump I would recommend the D5 Vario (MCP655-R)

and for a res the swiftech micro reservoir mcres

and for tubing Masterkleer 7/16"ID
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