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post #1 of 25
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Hey!

I'm looking to WC my current rig. I'll be modding the case, and figured heck, might as well throw some WC in there.

Help me put together the best WC bang for my buck kinda thing.

Thanks,
James

Edit: What do y'all think of this setup?
Edited by f4t4l1ty - 6/26/08 at 8:04pm
post #2 of 25
Hey check out some of the guides already posted for equipment. Ill grab some links in a second for you


But for cpu block, definetly get the d-tek fuzion v2.

Best Equipment Guide
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...omponents.html
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post #3 of 25
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Will do! Thanks.

I didn't notice any guides, but I guess that would be because I failed to look!
post #4 of 25
Thats all i really could find for you. Im just putting together my own loop so im still pretty new to the whole wc scene. Im sure one of the greats will stop in and help you out in a few minutes.
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post #5 of 25
don't do like I did, pre-made WC kits are terrible
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post #6 of 25
Just for CPU something like this maybe...

..D-tek Fuzion V2

..D-5 Vario

...360 BIX....This is a good rad with 100+ cfm fans..Like these..115cfm Pana..If you want a quieter rad look at a Swifty 320...A shroud will help quite a bit on a BIX, its a double row rad, the Swifty it might not help as much with...

...5.25" Bay Res..Or just use a t-line..

..Use this on 1/2" barbs..7/16x5/8".

..Coolant..Pentosin..Biocide....PT Nuke

I like automotive worm drive clamps, or just 2 or 3 zip-ties on each barb..

I'll leave you my cleaning and set-up PDF and some other stuff to read..Be sure to read all the stickies here also, there is a lot of good info in them..

..Assembling your Custom Watercooling Setup

..Water Cooling - In English

..D-Tek Fuzion install tip! (Or why you should clean new blocks)

.. Poll: Push or pull configuration for Radiators

..Part 1-480 GTX-Temp's With and With-Out Shrouds

..How To: Make any Sized shroud in 2 minutes

..How To: Build A Performance Shroud

..PC Water Coolant Chemistry - Part I

..Cooling - An In-Depth Look
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post #7 of 25
First what is your budget?

And above guys list is looking pretty good to me... I think I would recommend all those parts as well, except I suggest getting a swiftech or thermochill 120.2 or 120.3 rad, and I would also advise a resevoir. The cheapie swiftech res is what I'm using, and the 20 bucks is worth it to me.
http://www.petrastechshop.com/swmchire.html
Edited by om3n - 6/26/08 at 5:30pm
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post #8 of 25
Ira-k has got you covered on the parts list

I'll just give you the loop order:

Pump > Rad > CPU > RES/T-Line
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post #9 of 25
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I'll have to take some time to look through what y'all posted, but thanks and +rep! ... well, 'cept for you Mega.

Edit: what pump would you recommend if I was to WC all three of my ATI cards and the CPU?
Edited by f4t4l1ty - 6/26/08 at 7:08pm
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I'll have to take some time to look through what y'all posted, but thanks and +rep! ... well, 'cept for you Mega.

Edit: what pump would you recommend if I was to WC all three of my ATI cards and the CPU?
Its always a good idea to take your time I learnt the hard way
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