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Ok so I am thinking about starting a watercooling project. What are all the parts I need? I need ones that are cheep work good and are easy to install.
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post #2 of 17
You can read the FAQs for any additional info.


Cheapest and most effective:

Pump: Swiftech MCP655 or Dangerden D5
http://www.xoxide.com/swiftech-mcp655.html

Resivoir: 1 Gal Rubbermade Container (walmart) fitted with barbs from Homedepot and garden hose gaskets

Tubing: 10Ft 1/2 Interior Diameter 3/4 Outside Diameter

Radiator: '77 Pontiac Bonneville dual Heatercore w/o AC (AutoZone)

Water Block: Swiftech Apogee
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...-shipping.html
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What about just getting like the Big Water SE. Thats a whole kit and only costs about $130. Does that have everything you need?
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Most people here aren't fans of kits. The bigwater isn't that great. You're better off with a custom kit. You'll get better temps and it won't be that much over $150 if you do it right.
    
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post #5 of 17
Watercooling kits are watercoolers version of Dell....
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Why are they so bad? Reasonably priced.
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post #7 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by simon741
Why are they so bad? Reasonably priced.
So are Dells... they are resonable price. The reason they are bad is they are selling you not so much for a lot. You can build a GREAT custom setup for under $150. Why would you buy a kit when you wouldn't buy a prebuild computer. It is the same thing.
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well it depends what u want do u want just ur cpu cooled or do u want videocard hdd memory motherboard?
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Originally Posted by pauldovi
Watercooling kits are watercoolers version of Dell....
Are you gonna say that about Swiftech too? It really depends on the kit. Some are good, several are decent, and many suck... you just gotta know the difference between them.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Transonic
Are you gonna say that about Swiftech too? It really depends on the kit. Some are good, several are decent, and many suck... you just gotta know the difference between them.
The difference between a Swiftech kit and other kits is that Swiftech's parts are good enough to sell by themselves. You don't see thermaltake marketing that crappy pump that goes with the Big Water by itself.
    
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