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Originally Posted by Snerp
Note: DO NOT BUY A BIG WATER! You can get much better temps for close to the same price!

I'm tired of posting my answer to the question: "can I make a water cooling system for $150?" Yep...shipping will push it over that, but I think you need to understand that the extra money is well worth it. You can shave off a few bucks by making your own fill port with fittings from your local hardware store, but it will be uglier then home-made sin dipped in misery. I also didn't include a pump switch, but if you can afford a pump switch you should just get a Danger Den D5.

RAD: 77 Bonneville heatercore $20-25

Fans: $10-30

Fan shroud: $2 Tupperware

From jab-tech.com:

Tubing: Master Kleer 10ft $4.90

Fill port: Danger Den Fillport $11.95

CPU: Swiftech Apogee $45

Pump: Hydor L35 45.99

Water: $1

Water add: $3

T fitting: $2

~$145-165

Cheap Bastards Rule #1: Look for used parts on ebay and other forums. THIS WILL SAVE YOU ALOT OF MONEY. I got my Ehiem 1250 new off of ebay for $28.
Wrap this sucker up in a FAQ
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Wrap this sucker up in a FAQ
I just might do that
    
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Bump b/c it's just a great FAQ... Maybe once i get some more $$$ I can start getting a WC setup
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alright, two questions....

First, I care alot about having a quiet pc.
Is water cooling quiter than a regular hsf?? because doesnt watercooling setups have fans too??

Second question, do you think that you could make money by building custom water setups and selling them to people on forums and such?? I guess you could make it work, if you found cheap parts, and then sold your kit that was better than retail ones for cheaper.
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alright, two questions....

First, I care alot about having a quiet pc.
Is water cooling quiter than a regular hsf?? because doesnt watercooling setups have fans too??

Second question, do you think that you could make money by building custom water setups and selling them to people on forums and such?? I guess you could make it work, if you found cheap parts, and then sold your kit that was better than retail ones for cheaper.
1: It depends on how loud the fans you put on the rad are.

2: I'm working on it.
    
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actually, i would buy one of Snerp's Cheap Bastehd WC Kits. i'm looking at WC and trying to see the best way. of course a prebuilt custom is always the best.
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nah prebuilt is never better...lol thats the oc.net mentality. when i had wc 3 years ago with my 1700+ it was custom with a cpu block, garden pump, 1/2 tubing, and tec's (200W+70W) powered by a 300W psu. i sold that a while ago and havent WC since
    
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nah prebuilt is never better...lol thats the Overclock.net mentality. when i had wc 3 years ago with my 1700+ it was custom with a cpu block, garden pump, 1/2 tubing, and tec's (200W+70W) powered by a 300W psu. i sold that a while ago and havent WC since
i mean prebuilt by snerp!
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i mean prebuilt by snerp!
I'm talking really custom...more to come as everything falls into place.
    
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Who makes the bonnieville?
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