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Being only 15; I wanted to make an easy voyeour into watercooling by purchasing the CoolerMaster R120 Aquagate. As you know, the tubes are black and boring. I'd like to change the tubing to clear as I've heard people have done this before. A few questions.
Has anyone ever attempted this or seen attempts recorded?
The only reason I'm curious as to why it wouldn't work is how I would get the liquid back in after pulling the tubes out; seeing as it's a sealed system.
Adding a Resevoir is pretty much out of the question.
Also, what size is the tubing on the R120?
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post #2 of 14
Why do you need a kit? Just ask for a suggestion of parts and well help out. Either way you need to put all the pieces together so having a kit doesn't do anything different but give worse temps
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post #3 of 14
agreed ^^ and you can make it how you want it in the first place
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There are many faq's on how to setup watercooling, I was scared before I ordered mine, do a little research before you think about watercooling anymore and check the setup process, the process is same from kit to custom, only diffrence is you have to get the parts yourself. We can help you out with that if needed

Secondly, do it with bagties.
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-.o I'm fifteen. I don't want a load of threads telling me how I should buy a custom setup that I can't afford.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CorruptedCard
-.o I'm fifteen. I don't want a load of threads telling me how I should buy a custom setup that I can't afford.
Well save yourself some time and money and buy a xp-120 or a big typhoon.
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post #7 of 14
OR put the money towards a new vid card, which would give you a much bigger performance boost than watercooling would
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post #8 of 14
im 15
i have a part time job, and I shop smart
get a job man
shouldnt be too hard

so this kit is self conatined?
like it came with the water in it and you cant add any?

if you can add more water
(use distilled if u do!!!!!)

get a big bowl and drain the coolant into it
(take the water block and remove the tubing) and turn on the system power, but unplug the 4 pin AUX as not to fry the CPU

the pump will remove all the water left in the resivior that will cause a problem

take the barbs out of the black tubing and put them into the clear tubing
add the dye to the distilled water and refill the tank, get in as much as you can and the nseal the resivoir

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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by CorruptedCard
-.o I'm fifteen. I don't want a load of threads telling me how I should buy a custom setup that I can't afford.
I am 16 and I just build my first watercooling system... Its not that hard. You build your own computer right?

Check out my system:
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...ctures-my.html

And look at my thread on custom builds:
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...ng-wc-kit.html

I hope you consider custom as it is the way to go... You wouldn't buy a Dell Computer KIT, so why would you buy a watercooling kit?
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post #10 of 14
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Yes, I built my own system.
I'm on an extreme budget and my mistake to buy this cooler has already been made. =/
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