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i just knew you were going to say that ?

£150 sterling as I am still unsure my mobo has a problem with the q6600 I am trying to overclock ,,check the thread I have been posting in
you might want ot make a thread of your own so that you get respones based on your choice and not on this guide ....
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OCZ Core V2 Raid 0 & WD 500GB Samsung DVD-RW Windows 7 64bit Dell ST2410 24" 
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post #22 of 46
Well this is my 1st post here, I seen this site alot but never got to registering.
But back to the topic, anything the wc-202 uses is the "worst"
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Q6600 680i BFG MSI 570 gtx (stock) 2*2GB, 1*1GB 
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Hitachi 1TB some cheap dvd-rw drive Windows 7 Ultimate SyncMaster 2232BW 22inch 
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Q6600 680i BFG MSI 570 gtx (stock) 2*2GB, 1*1GB 
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Hitachi 1TB some cheap dvd-rw drive Windows 7 Ultimate SyncMaster 2232BW 22inch 
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G15 750watt No name Logitech MX 518 
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post #23 of 46
Yeah start yourself a thread, there are a lot of experienced WC'ers here that can help you...
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E8600 4545Mhz*9 w/1.29V DFI DK P45 XFX 8800 GS D9GKX & D9GMH 
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2x Seagate 160 Perp. RD-1 2x Asus Vista Premium Corsair HX 620 
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E8600 4545Mhz*9 w/1.29V DFI DK P45 XFX 8800 GS D9GKX & D9GMH 
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2x Seagate 160 Perp. RD-1 2x Asus Vista Premium Corsair HX 620 
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post #24 of 46
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i just knew you were going to say that ?

£150 sterling as I am still unsure my mobo has a problem with the q6600 I am trying to overclock ,,check the thread I have been posting in
For about £200 you can get a pretty HIGH End WC set up man.

Just a few things here:

XSPC X20 Delta CPU block - £30 and performs 1-2C worse than a Fuzion. Really good block fr the price. Although the Fuzion is £37 if you want to spend the extra money.

Laing DDC Pro w/ XSPC top - £50

XSPC R360 radiator - £30, i have a similar model but this has taken over the price range and it performs flawlessly. You could upgrade to a Black Ice Stealth GT for £37.

XSPC Bay Res - £20, you could cut this down to £10 by getting a Fillport

3x Yate Loon fans - £13.50

4ft of 1/2" XSPC tubing - £10

10 x Hose clips - £4.30 although this can be cut down to £1.20 by getting cable ties instead.

And thats about it. Great quality but fairly budget parts.

£157.80 is the total cost. And no need to worry about shipping as all orders over £150 come with free shipping.

All prices are from WatercoolingUK.co.uk
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Intel i5 3570k Asus Sabertooth Z77 Asus HD7950 DirectCU II Asus HD7950 DirectCU II 
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8GB DDR3 Corsair Vengeance 1600Mhz 128GB Corsair Force Pro, 2 x 2TB HDD, 500GB Ext... LG Blu-Ray, DVD/CD RW drive Corsair H60 
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Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit Genuine 27" Crossover 27Q S-IPS 1440p Cyborg V7 Corsair HX1000 
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NZXT Phantom White Microsoft Sidewinder X8 Wireless Steelseries QcK Sennheiser eH250 
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Intel i5 3570k Asus Sabertooth Z77 Asus HD7950 DirectCU II Asus HD7950 DirectCU II 
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8GB DDR3 Corsair Vengeance 1600Mhz 128GB Corsair Force Pro, 2 x 2TB HDD, 500GB Ext... LG Blu-Ray, DVD/CD RW drive Corsair H60 
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Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit Genuine 27" Crossover 27Q S-IPS 1440p Cyborg V7 Corsair HX1000 
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NZXT Phantom White Microsoft Sidewinder X8 Wireless Steelseries QcK Sennheiser eH250 
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post #25 of 46
many thanks Iced earth you info has a lot of tempting bits in it ,

could you pm how the set up works I am trying to visualise it ,

I know the rad and fans mount out the back with a kit and the reservoir mount in a 5.25 bay ,
and where the cpu block cooler goes but where would you put the pump and how is it piped in ??

many thanks again
Martin
    
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1tb SEAGATE SATA II LG BLUERAY WRITER SATA Windows XP SPAC 3 2X 20" DELL 2007FP 
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1tb SEAGATE SATA II LG BLUERAY WRITER SATA Windows XP SPAC 3 2X 20" DELL 2007FP 
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post #26 of 46
cheers Iced earth I have put an order in today finding a D-tek V2 was a bit of a problem . but scan computers seem to have some
the rest came from Rob at watercooling .co.uk

the missus is going to go APE
    
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QX9650 @ 4GHz (10x400)1.40vcore (bios) ASUS P5E3 premium wifi 1GB Asus 8800GT PCI-E 2.0 OCZ 2GB DDR3 PC3-16000 2000MHz Platinum EB Edition 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1tb SEAGATE SATA II LG BLUERAY WRITER SATA Windows XP SPAC 3 2X 20" DELL 2007FP 
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850W Akasa AK-P085FG-BKUK PowerMax Coolermaster RC-1000 V2 Cosmos 
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QX9650 @ 4GHz (10x400)1.40vcore (bios) ASUS P5E3 premium wifi 1GB Asus 8800GT PCI-E 2.0 OCZ 2GB DDR3 PC3-16000 2000MHz Platinum EB Edition 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1tb SEAGATE SATA II LG BLUERAY WRITER SATA Windows XP SPAC 3 2X 20" DELL 2007FP 
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850W Akasa AK-P085FG-BKUK PowerMax Coolermaster RC-1000 V2 Cosmos 
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post #27 of 46
I was wondering if you could use a low viscosity veg oil as a coolant because it would have certain advantages over water based coolants; for instance the viscosity would lower the hotter it got so it would flow faster, if a leak or crack occurred in the system their would be no risk of it shorting and damaging electrical components.

The cons on the other hand would be: The pump would have to be very strong and variable, the cooling matrix would have to be very efficient because of the lower boiling point, the feed pipes would have to be thicker.

Im sure some of the problems with oil could be controlled using additives and quality parts but do you think its feasible ?
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Lynfield i7 860 Gigabyte P55 UD4 Gainward GTX 570 GS (GHS) GSkill Ripjaw 2000mhz 2x2GB 
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1TB Samsung F3 + 1TB Samsung F1 L.G multi Wndws 7 Samsung 23` sinc masta 1920x1080 rez 
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Saitek Eclipse/Alchemy Elixia Corsair TX 750w C.M Storm Sniper Logitec MX5 
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1TB Samsung F3 + 1TB Samsung F1 L.G multi Wndws 7 Samsung 23` sinc masta 1920x1080 rez 
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post #28 of 46
Hell,Zalman GPU is bad?? Been using mine for over a year now and have had no probs at all..and awesome results compared to the std. cooler..
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Q9650 -3.8G @1.392 V. Asus Maximus Formula.RAMPAGE BIOS ! Geforce 8800GTX 4x1G TeameXtreme DDR2-800 at 1199. 
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320 G s-ata ,x2 250 G s-ata x2. Asus QuieTrack/Samsung.20x . WIN 7 RC. 2X Acer AL2216W lcd 22" and CMV Ct-720D 19". lcd. 
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Microsoft Internet. Thermaltake Tough Power 1000w. Gigabyte 3D Mercury LCS. (Modded !) Logitech MX Revolution. 
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Q9650 -3.8G @1.392 V. Asus Maximus Formula.RAMPAGE BIOS ! Geforce 8800GTX 4x1G TeameXtreme DDR2-800 at 1199. 
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320 G s-ata ,x2 250 G s-ata x2. Asus QuieTrack/Samsung.20x . WIN 7 RC. 2X Acer AL2216W lcd 22" and CMV Ct-720D 19". lcd. 
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Microsoft Internet. Thermaltake Tough Power 1000w. Gigabyte 3D Mercury LCS. (Modded !) Logitech MX Revolution. 
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post #29 of 46
Thread Starter 
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Hell,Zalman GPU is bad?? Been using mine for over a year now and have had no probs at all..and awesome results compared to the std. cooler..
If you're using an all aluminum loop, then you're fine. Throw copper in there and you're sol....
post #30 of 46
It's also the quality of their components, just sub par.
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60GB OCZ Solid 2 SSD Samsung SATA 18X DVD Burner Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Dell 3007WFP-HC + 2x 2007FP in PLP 
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Ducky Shine Blue, MX Red Corsair HX620 620W Lian Li V1000 Plus Black Razer Mamba 2012 
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60GB OCZ Solid 2 SSD Samsung SATA 18X DVD Burner Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Dell 3007WFP-HC + 2x 2007FP in PLP 
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