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Ok I am wanting to dable into the world of water cooling....I have heard that just like building a computer it is best to custome build instead of prebuild...Do you think that for my first watercooling setup it would be better to get a kit???

Is it cheaper to custom build???

And if I do go the route of custom build I have no clue on what to look for...Would some of you be willing to design me a good kit or reccomend a good kit...
Price is really not a issue but dont get crazy...

Thanks in advance..
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try and read the following and i think u can build a pretty good system...

http://www.overclock.net/faqs/70838-...how-can-i.html

pop in again later and i will post Lando95 thread on all the wc online stores. here it is

http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...ling-gear.html
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i bought my first kit from www.pcwatercoolingshop.com and loved it east to install great performance and inexpensive. If your wanting a first try at it id get one of thiers
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What kind of temp decreases did you get from yours???
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Originally Posted by Strider_2001
What kind of temp decreases did you get from yours???
it was for my intel 3.0e i went from a zalman 7700cu (60-62c load @ 4.0) to the kit (50-52c load @ 4.1) and with the GPU in the loop as well (6800gt BFG i hold the record on the o/c thread)http://www.overclock.net/faqs/29794-...hlight=maximum
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