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im looking at getting a watercooling kit and i've heard the rasa kit a very good beginner kit, but that some of the part you would have to upgrade later on? So is the swift tech kit any better or should i just go with a custom loop?
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id go with th custom loop if you can aoffrd it, it will be much better, but the rasa kit will have the same upgradablity as the swiftech, and is cheaper
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ah okay.

Any idea how much a custom loop for a 970 + 470gtx would cost including compression barb and tubing. Probably goona add 1850 GT to.
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post #4 of 14
I wouldn't even consider buying the swiftech kit. While it does perform well, it costs more than a custom loop.

Personally I would just go with the XSPC Rasa 360 kit. Realistically, unless you want to add a ton of motherboard/gpu blocks the pump that comes with the XSPC kit is fine. For example you could easily add in that 470 and another radiator without having problems.
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ah okay.

Any idea how much a custom loop for a 970 + 470gtx would cost including compression barb and tubing. Probably goona add 1850 GT to.
for top quality parts around $400-$500
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for top quality parts around $400-$500
owieee.

Would an RX360 Kit + a 470 GPU block work just as well?
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post #7 of 14
yes: rasa rx360 kit + gpu
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I have the swiftech and i truly love it. although i wish it came with the 360 rad instead but the pump and cpu block is amazing. you might have to drill some holes in your case in order to install the reservoir and maybe the pump too. i didnt want to drill any holes in my new 800d at the moment so i just used zip ties and double sided tape. everything worked out great.
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i was watching juggalo video. is PTuke + distill better than killcoil+distill or are they both equally as good.
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post #10 of 14
atm, one manufacturer is voiding warranties if using pt.nuke or any similar additive. I suspect others will fallow suit, thus I would recommend henceforth to use distilled + 0.999 silver (ie kill.coil, strip)
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